Receptionists

The  client service staff here at Yalesville are very important members of our hospital team. Their duties include answering the phones, booking appointments for our clients, and admitting patients for surgery and/or daily testing. Seeing that our client service staff are the first and last people you meet, they strive to make your visit to our hospital a pleasant experience not only for you, but the members of your pet family.


Lisa Byrd

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Lisa has been with Yalesville Veterinary Hospital since May of 2014. She joined our team when Yalesville and Meriden Veterinary Associates merged. Lisa came to us with 14 years of experience in the veterinary field. Lisa lives with 2 Rottweilers at the moment whom she shows in the obedience rings and competes with in obedience, rally, herding, barn hunt.

Lisa also comes to us with 18 plus years of obedience training and teaches our puppy and adult dog obedience classes. In her spare time you can find Lisa ring side at dog shows and seminars as she is interested in canine communication and behavior as well as canine rehabilitation. She is also certified as a Canine Good Citizen instructor through the American Kennel Club.


Jennifer Perfetto

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Jennifer joined the Yalesville Client Service team in 2015. She came to us with past experience in both human medicine and customer service.

She has been an animal lover since she was a small child and has always dreamed of working in the veterinary field. Jenn enjoys talking with clients about their pets and giving special attention and love to all the pets waiting to see the doctor. She has a special place in her heart for cats and kittens and is very versed on cat breeds and characteristics.

Jenn shares her home with her dog and 3 ball pythons. She enjoys spending time with her family. When Jenn isn't working she tries to venture outdoors as much as possible and her love of nature has fostered her new hobby, keeping an indoor garden.


Samantha Vitale

Samantha Vitale

Sam came to Yalesville at the end of 2017. She joined our Client Service staff with multiple years of experience in customer service as well as experience working with animals from her previous job at a high end doggie daycare and boarding facility. Sam greatly enjoys learning the medical aspect of caring for pets and hopes to one day become a veterinary technician.

English Springer Spaniels are one of Sam's favorite breed of dogs and she currently shares her home with two, Laci  and Paisley.



Cody Hendley

Cody Hendley

Cody came to Yalesville in July of 2018 having multiple years of experience working with animals outside the veterinary field as well as extensive customer service experience. Cody enjoys working with both animals and humans, striving to facilitate a one of a kind experience.

Cody Shares his home with an Australian Shepherd, Ripley, a Golden Retriever, Gunner, and two young cats, Peggy and Marshall. 


Samantha Allen

Samantha Allen

Samantha has over 20 years of customer service experience, as well as experience working in a 24 hour emergency veterinary hospital. One of her many passions is animal rescue, believing every animal deserves the best.

Samantha shares her home with her Boxer mix, Jacob, Red Eared Slider turtle, Tank, and her bunnies, Gandy and Carlin-Mae.


Caitlin Neuweiler

Caitlin

Caitlin joined the Client Service staff working part time nights and weekends. Her love for animals brought her to us when she was looking for additional part-time opportunities. 

She shares her home with a British Shorthair cat named Risus. 


Carrie Blaise

Carrie Blaise

Carrie joined Yalesville Vet in March of 2019. Her passion for animals had gone unrealized before joining us, working previously in other medical environments. 

She shares her home with her husband, two sons, her yellow lab Lucy, and her two kitties, Popeye and Fluffy.