Meet Our Town & Country Animal Hospital Staff
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.
Staci was born and raised in Naples, FL. A life-long animal lover and pet owner, Staci rejoins our practice after working for a local non-profit veterinary organization. Known for her cheery smile and bubbly personality, Staci brings a wealth of hands-on knowledge and experience in the field of animal care. In addition to caring for her adopted 4 cats and 2 dogs, Staci remains involved with several local animal welfare organizations. In her free time, she and her husband enjoy spending time outdoors and visiting the Fakahatchee and Picayune Strand State Preserves to observe local wildlife.
Born in upstate New York, Jamie has spent her entire life working with animals. From her first job on a dairy farm at age 12, to wrangling on a horse ranch, she has always been immersed in the pet and livestock industry. With over 18 years of professional grooming experience, supported by several years as a veterinary technician, Jamie is uniquely qualified to identify potential health issues and ensure the safety of each and every pet. Jamie takes pride in knowing the right questions to ask to achieve the best possible groom on each of her four-legged clients, all the while keeping them comfortable and stress-free.
Head Veterinary Technician
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, 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 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.
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.