Stratford Hills Veterinary Center's Dedicated Team
Our team of veterinary technicians, assistants, client care specialists and pet care attendants is dedicated to delivering the best customer service and compassionate care to you and your pets.
Kendall — Hospital Manager
Kendall joined the Stratford Hills team in May 2018. She recently graduated from James Madison University with a bachelor's degree and she is currently pursuing her master's degree in executive leadership from Liberty University.
Before working at Stratford Hills, Kendall worked in the field of emergency veterinary care and volunteered with the Richmond SPCA surgery center. At home she lives with her 2 springer spaniels, Miller and Ivey, and an orange cat named Clementine.
Kim — Client Care Specialist
Kim joined the Stratford Hills Veterinary Hospital team in October of 2016. Before that, she spent many years in similar roles in more human-focused workplaces. She brings a great deal of experience to help make sure our clients are as well taken care of as their pets are.
Katie — Veterinary Assistant
Katie moved to Richmond from Boston in 2015. She worked as a veterinary assistant for over four years in the Boston area, before leaving the field to work in human medicine. After quickly realizing that her passion was in the "furry" side of medicine, she returned to work in the veterinary field. She joined Stratford Hills Veterinary Center after moving to Richmond and is starting a program to become a licensed veterinary technician to further her abilities in the field.
When she is not at work, Katie enjoys spending time with her family and watching her young daughter grow up. She also has a rescue dog named Kale and two cats, Boo and Gracie.
Taylor — Veterinary Assistant
Taylor joined the Stratford Hills Veterinary Hospital team in April 2016. She is currently enrolled in a veterinary technician program with aspirations of becoming a licensed technician. Her hobbies include reading, hiking, and attending concerts. She lives in Richmond with her spoiled kitty, Fettuccine, and her Dalmatian, Pongo.
Andrea — Veterinary Assistant
Andrea joined the Stratford Hills veterinary team in July of 2017. After earning a Bachelor's degree in Animal Science from NC State University, she decided to move back to Virginia to be closer to family. She has a diverse animal background from working in a kennel, animal shelter, and completing wildlife conservation research in Namibia, Africa. When not at work, Andrea likes to spend time doing outdoor activities like hiking and kayaking.
Nicole — Veterinary Assistant
Nicole joined the Stratford Hills Veterinary team in February 2018. After earning a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University, Nicole decided that animals were her true passion. She has worked with animals in a variety of settings, including spending some time as a dog sitter and a kennel attendant.
Activities Nicole enjoys include knitting, reading, hiking and learning to play new instruments. She lives in Richmond with her rambunctious cats, Baloo and Bagheera.
Julia — Veterinary Assistant
Julia is a rising second year veterinary student at Virginia Tech. This summer, she's working as an assistant at Stratford Hills.
She grew up in the Short Pump area and she enjoys spending time at home between semesters. When she's not at work or school, Julia loves to be outside - whether she's running or riding horses - and spend time with her family and friends.
Selina — Veterinary Assistant
Selina joined the Stratford Hills team in May 2018. She has several years of experience from when she worked with other veterinary hospitals in Northern Virginia. She is currently attending nursing school but she loves animals so much that she would like to continue working with them.
Her goal is to make sure that each patient has an experience that is as minimally stressful as possible. In her spare time, Selina enjoys spending time with her friends and her dog, Benny, at the river.