Vanessa started working at Valley Cottage Animal Hospital in 2007 as a Licensed Veterinary Technician. She graduated SUNY Delhi’s Vet Tech program in 2004 and received her Bachelor’s degree in Biology in 2012 from Rowan University. She has been passionate about animals ever since she was very young. Over the last 2 years she has been working in specialty surgery and is one half of the surgical nursing team for our Board Certified Surgeon, Dr. Nolte. Some of her interests outside of work include crafting, traveling and baking, especially for her coworkers. She currently lives with her boyfriend Christian and their two Cavaliers, Maddie and Paisley as well as their three cats Butters, Graycie and Penelope Pussycat.