Our Team

Hospital Staff

StaffVeterinary Technician Sarah G. volunteered at Stoneledge Animal Hospital throughout high school, and officially joined the staff in 2009 after earning her diploma. Her job responsibilities include assisting the veterinarians with surgical procedures and examinations, as well as providing exceptional customer service to our clientele. Sarah's favorite part of the job is providing medical and compassionate care to all of the hospital's patients.

Sarah says, "I enjoy working here every day! This is my second family. Our team is close knit and everyone here strives to provide the best medicine and care that they can to each of our patients."

At home, Sarah has three dogs named Abby, Sky and Ryder, as well as a cat named Sweet Pea. She was raised on a family farm which currently has Hereford cows and goats. In her free time, Sarah enjoys spending time with her son, family and friends, and loves the outdoors, cooking and doing various crafts.

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NicolePractice Manager Nicole has been with Stoneledge Animal Hospital since April 2006 when her and her husband, Dr. Michael Kaltsas, purchased the hospital. She has always had an intense love for animals and considers herself lucky that her "better-half was a veterinarian." Nicole's favorite part of managing the hospital is getting to know the clients, and says that the wonderful staff makes it easy to come to work every day.

"We purchased Stoneledge in 2006 and together, we have been able to grow into an amazing practice with amazing people to support our loyal and amazing clientele and patients," Nicole says. "We have worked diligently to make sure that we continue to improve the caliber of medicine and care we provide without losing site of our relationship with our clients."

At home, Nicole and Dr. Kaltsas have two rescue dogs: a 7-year-old, three-legged bull dog mix named Deja and a 3-year-old Blue Tick Coonhound named Elwood. She enjoys spending time with her husband and their daughters. Together, they love to camp, swim and boat on the lake. In her free time, Nicole loves to do yoga, garden, and design and redesign rooms in their house.

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StaffVeterinary Assistant/Receptionist Dani joined the medical team in June 2015 and is currently majoring in Veterinary Technology at York County Community College. Her many responsibilities include assisting veterinarians, technicians, and receptionists, as well as helping to maintain the neat and organized appearance of the hospital. With an eagerness to learn, she most enjoys working with and learning from our veterinary technicians.

"I enjoy working at Stoneledge because of the friendly, family-feeling environment," she says. "It’s also a bright learning environment, full of opportunities to grow and understand more about the veterinary field."

Dani has two dogs: a Whippet mix named Milly and a pitbull mix named Niko. When she’s not at work, in class, or teaching Milly and Niko new tricks, Dani likes to take time to focus on her physical and mental fitness by visiting the gym, doing yoga, swimming, biking, hiking or walking. Of course, she also makes time for some much-needed relaxation and likes hanging out with her friends, family and pets.

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StaffShantel is a Licensed Veterinary Technician at Stoneledge Animal Hospital. Some of her job responsibilities include gathering patient history, surgery preparation, monitoring patients while under anesthesia, and patient blood work. Shantel is a recent graduate of York County Community College with a major in veterinary technology. She enjoys the opportunities to learn and gain experience while working at the hospital.

In her free time, Shantel enjoys reading, writing, painting, and going on day trips with her family. Shantel and her family have four pets. Two cats, Keda and Koda, a German Shepherd/Alaskan malamute mix named Rosie, and Penny, a holland lop rabbit.

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StaffLicensed Veterinary Technician Bri joined the staff at Stoneledge Animal Hospital in May 2016. She's responsible for taking radiographs, assisting the doctors during surgery and exams, dental cleanings, performing lab work and client education. Her favorite parts of the job are assisting the veterinarians during exams, dental cleanings and taking radiographs.

In May 2016, Bri graduated from York County Community College with a degree of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology. Prior to earning her degree, she worked as a veterinary assistant from July 2016 to April 2016.

Bri says, "I enjoy working at Stoneledge because we all support one another and work together as a team. Each and every day, I continue to gain knowledge by working at this hospital. Most importantly, I feel very fortunate to be part of a team whose main goal is to provide the best care for our beloved pets."

Although Bri doesn't have any pets at home, her brother has two Labrador retrievers named Falkor and Xena that she is extremely close with. Outside of the office, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, camping, baking and cooking, swimming and playing fetch with Falkor and Xena.

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StaffSarah L. joined the client services team at Stoneledge Animal Hospital as a receptionist in October 2017. As a full-time staff member, Sarah is responsible for client interactions and scheduling appointments. The part of her job that Sarah enjoys most is getting to know the clients and their furry babies. She brings an outgoing, caring, and compassionate approach to everything she does here at Stoneledge, making her a valuable asset to our team.

Having been employed in an animal related field since 2007, Sarah has previous work experience as a Marine Animal Technician at the University of New England and experience as an Animal Care Technician at Bracket Street Veterinary Clinic. Even with extensive work experience in the veterinary industry, Sarah finds it most enjoyable to be working here at Stoneledge Animal Hospital. “This is such a warm and welcoming place!” Sarah proclaims.

In her spare time, Sarah likes to spend time with her boyfriend, Barry, and their brood of critters. Sarah also likes to spend her time volunteering for Marine Mammals of Maine and she loves rehabilitating seals. Sarah has a background in musical theater and enjoys doing community shows whenever she has the chance.

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StaffHayley first joined the Stoneledge Animal Hospital team as an intern in October of 2017. Since working with our incredible patients and clients, Hayley has developed a keen understanding of what its like to work at a veterinary hospital. As of July 2018, Hayley has since been functioning as one of our outstanding Veterinary Assistants.

As a Veterinary Assistant, Hayley is responsible for keeping the clinic neat and organized, as well as assisting our Veterinarians or Technicians during surgeries, exams, running lab work, and much more! The aspects of her job that Hayley enjoys most include having the opportunity to learn from our knowledgeable veterinarians and technicians and getting to know our wonderful clients. Each day she brings with her an eagerness to learn and gain experience.

“I really enjoy working at Stoneledge Animal Hospital because I am able to learn so much from the staff, which allows me to grow as an employee and as a person,” Hayley says. “It’s like working for a big family that really cares about not only each other, but their patients and clients as well.”

Currently enrolled as a senior at St. Joseph’s College, Hayley is studying Pre-Veterinary Medicine and is current in the process of apply to veterinary schools. She aspires to pursue a career in the veterinary industry furthermore upon achieving her undergraduate diploma. At home, Hayley owns a Bullmastiff named Rocco. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking and baking, going to the gym, hiking, running, walking, paddleboarding, wakeboarding, snowboarding, and spending time with her family and friends.

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StaffAs a Veterinary Technician, Janelle is responsible for assisting our clients to keep them educated and informed, providing patient care, and serving as a surgery technician. The part she enjoys most is patient care, as Janelle finds it important to make sure our patients are comfortable and feel safe. She loves getting to know our amazing clients and helping to build trust, both with clients to know that their pet is in good hands, and their pets so that they know she’s here to help.

Janelle possesses a degree in Psychology from the University of Maine at Farmington and has been employed in the animal related field for over 16 years. Some of her former jobs include starting as an assistant in Dartmouth, MA and working her way to become a technician. She continued to learn and grow as a technician after moving to Franklin, MA, where she passed her veterinary technician licensing test. After which, Janelle relocated to Maine where she worked for 10 more years. She then decided to take a sabbatical from veterinary medicine but came back after missing this incredible line of work.

“I am so thankful to have found a clinic where all the staff truly cares about the patients and their owners,” Janelle says. “Everyone works together to make sure that the patients and their owners are as comfortable and confident with the care their pet is receiving.”

Away from the hospital, Janelle loves to spend her free time with her husband and their two kids. Their family loves to spend their days off at the beach, going hiking, or checking out all the wonderful state parks in this beautiful state. They share their home with a lovable Cocker Spaniel named Pumpkin.

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Staff The amazing Hannah works in duel part for Stoneledge Animal Hospital as a Technician Assistant and Receptionist with a hard work ethic and a friendly smile. Hannah contributes many positive attributes to our hospital including both small and large animal experience. Her favorite aspect of working with our team is getting to meet and work with our outstanding clients and patients.

Some of Hannah’s daily responsibilities include keeping our facilities clean and organized and assisting our veterinarians and staff. She also helps by answering phones, scheduling appointments, providing client education, and with much more! Hannah possesses a degree in Medical Biology with a concentration in Pre-Veterinary Medicine and is great at interacting with our clients and their pets.

Since joining the team as a full-time member in August of 2018 Hannah has found Stoneledge Animal Hospital to be a great place to work. “I really enjoy working somewhere that is so welcoming to not only their employees but their clients and patients too,” Hannah says. “The close environment and wonderful patient care really makes this place special.”

In her time outside of work, Hannah loves to garden, go hiking, and invest in a good read. When the weather is nice, Hannah loves to take a trip down to the lake and be outside. She owns 2 Boxers, named Eve and Willow, and an African Parrot named Oz.

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StaffAmber was welcomed to the Stoneledge Animal Hospital team as on of our talented Veterinary Technicians in November of 2018. What Amber enjoys the most about working with us is forming strong connections with our clients and developing a trust that we are providing the best medical care for their beloved pets. She is passionate about the care we provide and does her best to make sure every client and their pets feel well taken care of.

As one of our experienced Veterinary Technicians Amber helps run lab work and take radiographs to provide better diagnostic analyses, provides informative and comprehensible client education, monitors anesthetic procedures, and helps much more. She has been working in the animal related field since 2014 and learned a great deal working as a Receptionist and Veterinary Technician, eventually working her way to become a Veterinary Technician.

“Everyone at Stoneledge Animal Hospital immediately made me feel welcomed and part of the family,” Amber says. “Every person is so hard working and dedicated to providing the best care possible. I wouldn’t want to work anywhere else!”

In her free time Amber likes to get out of the house and explore new places where she’s never been. She loves hiking trails and going to the ocean. At the end of the day, her favorite activity is cuddling up with her cat, Rascal.

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Resident Clinic Cats

Jenny and Blue

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