No veterinary facility can do a great job without an excellent staff. We are very fortunate at Town & Country Animal Hospital to have these great people working with us.
Sharon – Office Manager
Originally from Pittsburgh, Sharon has called Naples home since 1978. She joined Town & Country in 2009 with a background in banking and finance, and was appointed Office Manager in 2016. In addition to her calm demeanor and “can do” attitude, Sharon is known for her ability to remember the names of all of our clients and their pets. She enjoys spending time with her husband and their many rescue Dachshunds.
Sherry – Receptionist
Sherry moved to Naples in 2005 after raising her two children in Massachusetts. A life-long animal lover, Sherry immediately began working for a local veterinary office and never looked back. She joined our practice in 2017, bringing with her 13 years of experience and a commitment to the humane treatment of all animals. She loves spending time with her family, taking her two Chihuahuas on long walks, and snuggling with her two cats.
Lucy – Receptionist
A native of Washington, D.C. with a background in law, Lucy moved to Naples in 2011 and embraced her passion for animal welfare by first volunteering and then working for the Humane Society of Naples. She continues her volunteer efforts with local rescue groups and remains involved with organizations committed to the awareness and advancement of animal rights worldwide. In her free time, she enjoys playing tennis, swimming, and taking her two “Florida brown dogs” on adventures.
A Naples native, Justin joined Town & Country Animal Hospital as a veterinary technician in 2010 after spending 10 years in Phoenix, AZ. He brought with him ten years of experience in veterinary practices and a lifetime of experience as a pet owner. Justin has a firm, gentle way with animals and specializes in calming even the most anxious pets. In addition to being an avid outdoorsman and competitive cyclist, Justin is a husband and father to his daughter and rescue dog, Penny.
Deana has called Naples home her entire life. She joined Town & Country Animal Hospital in 2013 and has worked with animals since 2007. Having worked for Domestic Animal Services for four years, Deana continues to help animals in need of homes by fostering and staying in contact with many rescue groups. In her free time, she enjoys being outside, boating, fishing, and kayaking.
Erica– Vet Tech
Erica, another Floridian with a life-long presence in Naples, joined our practice in 2014. She came to Town & Country from a local hospital with a focus on medical records maintenance. An Edison College graduate, Erica brings an educational business background, hands-on hospital experience, and a commitment to animal welfare. In addition to spending time with her friends and family, Erica’s hobbies include playing softball, kickball, and competing in “Tough Mudder” events.
Katianne – Vet Tech
Katianne grew up here in Naples and has a strong, diverse background in animal care. She began her career in the field with Domestic Animal Services, where she utilized her compassionate demeanor while developing her technical skills through hands-on experience. She then transitioned to the private sector, where she expanded and honed her talents as a veterinary assistant. With certifications in Pet Nutrition, Animal Psychology, and Animal Physical Therapy, Katianne continues to broaden her veterinary knowledge and expertise. She has a dog named Petunia and a cat named Sanza, and spends her free time going to the beach and being outdoors with her two children.
Alex – Vet Tech
Originally from Long Island, NY, Alex moved to Naples with her family when she was four, and has lived here ever since. She attended Florida State University, initially majoring in Exercise Science, but changed her focus after spending a summer volunteering for Domestic Animal Services. This experience led her to the pursuit of her ultimate goal – a career in the veterinary field. Now a Certified Veterinary Assistant and skilled veterinary technician, Alex is an invaluable asset to our practice. When she’s not working with animals or working out at the gym, you’ll find her out boating on the Gulf or playing with her rescue dog, Kya.
Valerie – Kennel Tech
Valerie was born and raised in Naples. She developed a desire to work with animals while earning her Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania. After graduating, Valerie worked for the National Aviary in Pittsburgh, where she monitored the behavior, breeding, and general welfare of highly endangered bird species. She has successfully applied her knowledge and skill-set to her Kennel Technician role here at Town and Country, providing medical care and general enrichment to all of our four-legged patients and boarding guests. She enjoys being outdoors and taking care of her two cats and two dogs.