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Pleasant Valley Animal Hospital Staff  

PVAH Staff Biographies

Matt Putchat, CVT   Matthew, CVT, is a graduate of both West Virginia University and the LCCC veterinary technician program. Matt has his degree for Canine Rehabilitation practioners through the University of Tennessee. He manages the adjacent Anwell Veterinary Rehabilitation Center as well as the Lucky Chance Pet Resort and Spa. Matt's hobbies include herpetology and wildlife rehabilitation. 
Sue Fallon, CVT  

Sue, CVT, has been at Pleasant Valley Animal Hospital since she arrived in 1987 after two-years of college and has been Hospital Manager since 1993. Sue has studied with the Rehabilitation Certification Program through the University of Tennessee Veterinary Medical School/Physical Therapy School, and is a 2006 graduate of the LCCC/NCC veterinary nursing program.

Her soft spot is for PVAH's beloved geriatric patients and also her four-legged kids (and of course her husband)! She'll take a furry "white-faced golden" kiss any day!

Becky, PVAH Receptionist   Becky, our receptionist, has been with Pleasant Valley since 2005. She's married and has three children. She also has one dog and two cats. Becky graduated from Penn State with a B.A. in Animal Science.
Shelly Krukowski, CVT   Shelly, CVT, has been at PVAH since 1988 and completed the Veterinary Technician Program at Manor Jr. College in 1996. Shelly is a PA Certified Veterinary Technician. When not working, Shelly is usually at the beach with her dog Marty.
Desiree, Veterinary Professional   Desiree has been with Pleasant Valley Animal Hospital since 2003. She started as a kennel counselor when she was 15 and has worked her way to becoming one of our most valuable veterinary nurses on staff! Desiree graduated from the LCCC/NCC Veterinary Technician Program in 2010. She has a Boston terrier named Emmy and 3 cats (Whiskers, Shadow and Lomoka).
Carol, Pleasant Valley Animal Hospital Staff   Carol joined our team as receptionist in 2006 and became office manager in 2009. She is the instrumental founder of our "paws in need" fund which helps defer some of the costs for emergency services for our clients in unique situations. In her spare time, Carol enjoys the company of her dogs along with outings, hiking, and game and movie nights with her daughters and grandchildren.
Pet Groomer, Kim B., Pleasant Valley Animal Hospital  
Kim B. has been with Pleasant Valley Animal Hospital since 1995. She graduated from NCC in 1989. Kim can be found at the front desk as a receptionist as well as in our spa, grooming dogs and cats. She was trained by her mentor Sherry S., and has been grooming since 1997. In her free time, she enjoys time with her three dogs, three cats and birds. She enjoys listening to music and reading a good mystery novel. Keep a look out for Kim at Musikfest this year!
 Janine with furry friends  

Janine, CVT, graduated from the LCCC/NCC Veterinary Technician Program in 2014 and joined our team in 2015. When she's not at work, Janine is either at her farm spending time with her horse, or at home with her 3 cats and dog Holly.

Vet Nurse Danika with dog Groot   Danika, CVT, is a certified veterinary nurse. She is also the Co-Manager of Lucky Chance Pet Resort & Spa. Danika enjoys spending time with her cat Zazu.
Veterinary Nurse Megan Ramos with cat, Gannicus   Megan joined the PVAH team in June of 2017 as a Veterinary Nurse. She is a 2006 graduate of Delaware Valley College with a Bachelor of Science in Animal Biotechnology and Conservation. After working in the Biotechnology field, Megan discovered a passion working in veterinary medicine and education. She currently has three fur kids Lynx, Binx, and a new adopted kitten named Gannicus. When she isn't working, Megan enjoys spending time outdoors and fishing.

Vet Nurse Emily   Emily is a recent graduate of the LCCC/NCC Veterinary Technician program. She joined our team as a Kennel Attendant in 2016 and is now one of our Veterinary Nurses. She is also an ER Veterinary Nurse at Valley Central Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center. She loves to learn and spend time with her two dogs, Bella and Schatze.
Jackie   Jackie is a receptionist and assistant kennel manager here at Pleasant Valley Animal Hospital. More info to come!