CURRENT COVID-19 PROTOCOLS

We are curbside only at this time. When you arrive, you will see orange cones in the parking lot to allow social distancing. Please park in a spot without a cone. There will be signs with phone numbers to call or text to let us know where you are parked. We appreciate your patience and cooperation as we get through this time together.

Technicians and Assistants

We provide outstanding client service and compassionate patient care.

APPOINTMENT

Meet Our ​Technicians and Assistants

 Caitlin

Caitlin

Lead Registered Veterinary Technician

Caitlin is originally from Massachusetts but has called Wilmington home for over 15 years. She pursued a degree in nursing at UNC-Wilmington but quickly realized that although she loves people, her passion is working with animals. She joined the MGAH team in February 2012. Caitlin and her husband, Ryan, have three fur babies, Sampson, a very energetic Jack Russell mix; Gus, a very cuddly cat; and Cricket, a Lab who also happens to be a tennis ball fanatic. She graduated from San Juan College with a degree in veterinary technology and became a registered veterinary technician in 2017.

 Jennifer

Jennifer

Registered Veterinary Technician

Jennifer is originally from Virginia but spent most of her life overseas. She graduated from Northern Virginia Community College in 2009 with an associate degree in veterinary technology. She joined the team in June 2017. Jennifer enjoys spending time with her son (Hunter) and dog (Dinah)!

Theresa

Theresa

Veterinary Assistant

Theresa is from Massachusetts but calls Wilmington her home. She has been a veterinary assistant for the past five years and loves every minute of it! She started out riding horses when she was very young and is a big horse lover. In her free time, she still enjoys horseback riding, helping animals, and going to the beach. She has a tuxedo cat named Reggie and is currently finishing an associate degree at CFCC.

 Ashley

Ashley

Veterinary Assistant

Ashley grew up in Oak Island, NC and started volunteering at the local animal shelter. She knew from a very young age that she wanted a career helping animals. Life brought her to South Georgia, and she started out as a kennel tech while there. She moved to Wilmington in 2018 with her foster fail cat, Charles. She worked as a clinic assistant for the past year and joined the MGAH team in December 2019. She enjoys being outside and spending time with family.

 Shannon

Shannon

Veterinary Assistant

Shannon is from California and moved to Wilmington at the beginning of 2020. She has studied animal behavior and grooming and has been working as a vet assistant since 2016. She was welcomed to the MGAH staff shortly after moving here with her seven-year-old Lhasa Apso, MJ. In her free time, she loves drawing, reading, and going on road trips.

Jen

Jen

Veterinary Assistant

Jen graduated from UNCW in May of 2020 with a degree in anthropology, with minors in French and biology. She remained at UNCW an extra year to complete prerequisites for vet school, which she hopes to attend in the future. She is originally from Apex, North Carolina but moved here for school in 2015. She started working at Myrtle Grove Animal Hospital in November 2018. She has two cats: Mo, who is laid back and quiet, and Artie, who likes to spend his time trying to break into the food cabinet.

Amanda

Amanda

Veterinary Assistant

Amanda was born and raised in the Myrtle Grove area in Wilmington, NC. She attended Ashley High School and discovered the veterinary technology program at Cape Fear Community College upon high school graduation. Amanda instantly knew that this was her career path! Amanda joined the Myrtle Grove Animal Hospital team in June of 2020. Amanda graduated from Cape Fear Community College in August of 2020 and then will become a Registered Veterinary Technician in the fall. In her spare time, she enjoys learning and caring for a multitude of plants, kayaking, and cheering on her team, the New England Patriots. She is a beach girl at heart and has two cats, Rocky, a tuxedo, and Phoebe, a rambunctious Calico!
Caity

Caity

Veterinary Assistant

Caity is originally from Pennsylvania but has lived in New Jersey, Virginia, and New Zealand. In 2013, she graduated from Virginia Tech with a Bachelor’s Degree in Animal and Poultry Sciences. In 2020, she graduated from Blue Ridge Community College with an associate’s degree in Veterinary Technology. She then became a Registered Veterinary Technician in North Carolina. Caity moved to Wilmington in May of 2020 with her dilute calico, Moana, and her bearded dragon, Norbert. Shortly after, in June, she joined the Myrtle Grove Animal Hospital team. In her free time, she enjoys going to the beach, reading, crocheting, and spending time with her family.