Leigh Ann has been in the veterinary field for 20 years, the last 17 of which have been with North Memorial. She started here as a receptionist/technician and is now the Practice Manager. Leigh Ann lives with her husband, two daughters, her dogs “Jackson” and “Roscoe”, and a cat “Bad Kitty”. In her spare time Leigh Ann enjoys spending time with family, boating, camping, cooking, reading and raising chickens.
Mary has worked at North Memorial Animal hospital since the day we opened !! She enjoys helping people and educating them on good care for their pets and she loves animals! Her favorite part of the job is taking time to talk with people. When pets come in for a visit her goal is to answer every question she can or find the answer if she cannot. She hopes everyone leaves our building feeling like they received the best care for their pet. Mary lives with her husband and they are blessed with 3 kiddos, they also seem to always have an interesting variety of pets. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, tractor pulls, and relief milking at a local dairy farm. Mary lives by the philosophy: Treat others as you would want to be treated and Jeremiah 29:11.
Amanda has been at North Memorial Animal Hospital since May of 2003. After spending 4 1/2 years as a technician Amanda took over responsibility as the Assistant Manager. She has two cats “Stark” and “Anchovie” In her spare time Amanda enjoys reading and traveling the world.
Certified Veterinary Technician
Jessica is a graduate of the Vet Tech Institute of Pittsburgh and she has been with us since February of 2011. She wanted to become a technician because she not only loves animals but has a passion for educating pet owners on how to provide the best care for their pets. Seeing a pet back at a recheck appointment that is feeling much better due to our help is her favorite part of the job! Her goal with each visit is to minimize fear & hesitation of our patients and their owners. Jessica has two dogs ” Norman” & “Brody”, 3 cats “Hank”, “Bailey” & “Otis” a rabbit, “Daisy” and a guinea pig ” Miss Piggy”. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her sons Spencer & Riley and outdoor activities including fishing and camping. Watching action movies and following the Steelers are also favorite hobbies. Jess lives by the mantra: Treat people how you’d want to be treated. Empathy is key in your career and home life 🙂
Megan joined North Memorial Animal Hospital in February of 2009. She lives with her husband, daughter, son and two dogs “Frank” and “Beans”. Megan enjoys watching the Steelers, walking her dogs and shopping.
Dawn is a graduate of the Vet Tech Institute and has been at North Memorial since January of 2013. She chose to be a Veterinary Technician because she has an extreme love for animals and wants to help them receive the best care possible. Dawn’s favorite part of the job is working in surgery and being able to develop our “Fear Free” program. Her goal with every patient is to make the pet’s visit as stress free as possible and for them to receive the best care. Dawn lives with her husband Cody and they have 4 cats; ” Kreacher” “Marie” “Reba” & “Sinclair”, 2 dogs “Sidewinder” & “Emily”, 2 guinea pigs; “Luna” & ” “Ginny” and 1 Chinchilla “Gus”. Dawn enjoys reading, spending time with her friends & family and baking.
Favorite Quote: ” Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light” ~ J.K Rowling
Mary has been at North Memorial since December of 2013. Her favorite part of the job is meeting and getting to know our wonderful clients and their pets. Mary wants to make everyone feel welcomed. She likes to bring a smile to their faces and comfort owners when needed. Mary has been married for 23 years and has a beautiful daughter, Angelesa. She lives by the mantra: Live every day smiling.
Lindsay joined our team in October of 2014. She has always loved helping animals and people, as well as teaching others. This job was the perfect fit, that combined everyting! Lindsay’s favorite part of the job is educating people and helping them help their pets live happy and healthy lives. Her goal is to make every visit as comfortable and happy as possible. Lindsay lives with her husband and they have 3 Drahtaars named: Molly, Roxanne & Darby, 1 blue heeler mix named Missy, a cockatiel named Tiki and Leo the cat.
Certified Veterinary Technician
Tori joined our team in the spring of 2015 after graduating from the Pittsburgh Vet Tech Institute. Growing up she always loved animals and knew she wanted to help take care of them, because of this she chose to become a Vet Tech. Her favorite part of the job is helping pets and developing relationships with pet owners. Tori has a goal for each visit: To make it a positive experience. Tori has 3 horses (Cody, Cowgirl & River), 2 ponies (Captain Sparkles & Boulder) 4 cats, and 5 dogs ( Bella, Stella, Sam, Janie & Tipper). In her spare time she enjoys horseback riding, reading, scrapbooking, following the Pittsburgh Penguins and spending time with her husband and three daughters, Kiara, Evelyn & Charlotte.
Rebecca joined our team in April of 2016. She attended Delaware Valley College where she obtained a bachelors’ degree in biology with a specialization in zoology. She has always had a passion for caring for animals and can’t imagine doing anything else. Her favorite part of the job is being able to see the difference we make in our patient’s lives. With each visit, her goal is to not only give the best care possible but to make the visit as stress-free and happy as she can. Rebecca has two dogs “Tella” and “Titus”, a cat “Monkey” and anole named “Mumfy”. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family, photography, yoga, reading and watching movies.
favorite quote: ” The universe is for me and so is everything else” –Adrene Mishler
Stephanie started at NMAH in August of 2016. She graduated from Kent State University with a Bachelors’s degree in Zoology and a degree in Theater and Performance. She wanted to be able to use her degree and start working hands-on with animals. Animal science is a passion of hers, and she has always adored animals. Getting to work with them every day is rewarding! Aside from helping pets and getting to learn something new almost every day, Steph enjoys being able to use her skills and properly educate clients about animal care, medications, training, and more. Her goal with each appointment is to make sure the client has what they need/want for their pets and to make sure the visit goes as smoothly and efficiently as possible. Steph shares her life with her beloved Norwegian Forest Cat, Loki, who is a prince, and her husband DJ. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her niece and nephew that she absolutely adores! Steph lives by the motto: “Dance Every Day!”
Emily joined our team in October of 2018. She went back to school at VTI in 2017 because she felt like she wasn’t following her passion to help animals and becoming a vet tech would be one of the best ways for her to do just that. Emily’s favorite part of the job is that being a tech perfectly combines her love of animals with her love of science. She loves labwork, running tests and assisting in surgery. Her goal with every patient visit is to create an environment that is relaxed an enjoyable for both the pet and the client. Emily lives with her husband and two cats; ” “Riply” and “Momo”. In her spare time she enjoys reading, cosplay, photography and travel.
Alexis has been at NMAH since March of 2018. She has always had a passion for animals and after being a client here for years she has always appreciated the work done at North Memorial and wanted to be a part of it. Her favorite part of the job is how different each patient can be , everyone has their own personalities and quirks, which never leads to a boring day! Alexis’s goal with every visit is to make sure clients feel like we treat their pets just like we would our own and help everyone leave as happy as they can. She has one dog, “Blue” who is a Border Collie/Beagle mix. Alexis’s mantra is to “Make each day better than the last one!”
Angelesa started at NMAH in May of 2019. She is an only child and instead of having siblings, she had her dogs; Coko, Lillie, Amore and Harley.n Growing up with the by her side showed her how they are truly family. Angelesa came to work here so she could do her part in caring for our furry members of the family. Her goal with each visit is to do everything she can to make the pets feel better as well as bring relief to owners by giving their pets the best possible care. Angelesa’s family is composed of her mom and dad, their mastiff Harley, Chloe the shepard mix and Emmett the rabbit.