Veterinary Technicians - Litchfield Veterinary Hospital |Torrington Rd., Litchfield

Litchfield Veterinary Hospital

289 Torrington Road
Litchfield, CT 06759


Veterinary Technicians

Our veterinary technicians play a vital role of supporting our certified veterinary technicians and veterinarians in the Litchfield Veterinary Hospital Team. They have many years of experience in working in veterinary medicine under the direct supervision of veterinarians. Our technicians are knowledgeable in all aspects of veterinary medicine and provide exceptional client education and care with compassion and dedication.






Melanie joined our team at Litchfield Veterinary Hospital as a Veterinary Assistant in the summer of 2016.

Melanie brings with her a lifetime of animal knowledge and experience. She has a passion for all species of animals. Her experiences include volunteering in shelters and at adoption events, being a member of the FFA, attending the Veterinary Science program at Nonnewaug High School in Woodbury, showing dogs professionally and recreationally and becoming a professional pet groomer of many years. Her accomplishments include an award of merit as an exhibitor at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show and recieving championships in conformation judging with many dogs including her own Bedlington Terrier "Gus".

Melanie has worked as a Veterinary Assistant since 2015. She has had an interest in and passion for veterinary medicine for many years now and plans to complete her goal of becoming a Certified Veterinary Technician.

Through these collaborative experiences she found what she enjoys most, which is building positive, informative and trusting relationships with owners and their pets as she values and understands the human-animal connection very deeply. Her favorite aspect of her career is treating each and every animal in her charge with the tenderness and compassion she would her very own pet. She truly enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine.

Melanie lives in Bethlehem, Connecticut with her husband, Michael and their two energetic children, Elliott and Autumn. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family and her two beloved dogs "Bella" a Maltese and "Moana" a beagle mix rescue.


Abby joined our team in 2014 as a kennel attendant while she was attending classes at UConn.  She soon began training as a veterinary technician, alongside our certified technicians and doctors and continued to develop a love of veterinary medicine. 

Abby has always had a passion for animal care, working for many years with a large horse farm.  She enjoys horseback riding, hiking, and spending her free time with her rescue dog, Dakota. She resides in Watertown.

Abby graduated in 2015 from UConn with a Bachelors degree in Animal Science. She then went on to study nursing at UConn. She graduated in 2018 with her bachelors in nursing and has been working for Yale New Haven Health System since. Despite her hectic nursing career schedule, she finds time to continue working with animals. Abby's gentle, compassionate nursing care serves her patients well in both careers.


Hunter began working for Litchfield Veterinary Hospital in October of 2014.  She started working in our kennel and quickly developed a passion for working in veterinary technology.  She has since joined our team as a veterinary assistant and is currently attending Northwestern Community College, working towards a degree in Veterinary Technology.

Hunter resides in Goshen with her family.  She has three pets including, two Maltese named, "Simba" and "Duffy" and a Basset Hound named "Bessie".


Megan joined our team in January 2018. She is a 2014 graduate of Stonehill College where she studied Biology.  Megan is currently enrolled in Penn Foster's Veterinary Technician Program.  As well as her previous experience as a veterinary receptionist and veterinary assistant, Megan brings compassion and dedication to the patients she cares for. Megan's interests include veterinary neurology, surgery, and anesthesia.  

When not working, Megan enjoys traveling to warm locations!  She shares her home with her 2 dogs, Roxy, a lab mix and Snoopy, a border collie mix.  



Amanda attended the Pittsburgh Vet Tech Institute in Pennsylvania.  She graduated in April of 2013 and is working towards her certification.   Amanda enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine with a special interest in large animal medicine and laboratory work.  She currently resides in Winchester with her cat "Mayhem".  In her spare time, Amanda enjoys riding her Morgan horse, "Smokey".


Lynsie joined our team in March of 2018.  She attended Northwestern Community College.  She brings with her a decade of experience working with animals.  Her experience includes working in shelters, kennels and in veterinary medicine.  In addition, she is a certified dog trainer.

Lynsie enjoys both the challenges and rewards of working in veterinary medicine.  She has a special interest in phlebotomy, laboratory procedures, dentistry, patient care and client education.  

Lynsie shares her home with 4 dogs, Stella, Maxi, Lyllie and Ruger.  She also has a cat named Jet. 

In her spare time, Lynsie enjoys hiking with her dogs, photography, wake boarding, water skiing, and camping.  She also loves music and spending quality time with her family and friends.


Mila joined our team in May of 2019.  She grew up in Oxford, CT., and while in high school, developed a passion for working with animals through volunteer shelter work.  She went on to earn an associate's degree in Veterinary Technology from Penn Foster.  


Mila enjoys many aspects of veterinary medicine.  Her compassionate nature enhances her role in patient care and client relations.  She values the human-animal bond and role she plays in strengthening it.  Mila states, "I love the seeing the love that clients have for their pets and and the feeling at the end of the day that I helped a patient that day."


When Mila is not working, she enjoys spending time on her own mini-farm in Bethlehem. She shares her home with 5 dogs, Sadie, Kochi, Lila, Raux, and Carl, 3 cats, Chloe, Phil and Carim, 2 pigs, Adele and Autumn, 2 cows, Belle and Roxy and 12 chickens.