Licensed Technicians

Lisa McDermott, Veterinary Technician at Rhinebeck Animal Hospital, Pet Clinic in Upstate NY Veterinary Technician Lisa joined the staff at Rhinebeck Animal Hospital in December 2010. She says, "I love this hospital because we have a great team that truly cares about our patients." Lisa holds her veterinary technician license in the state of New York.

At home, Lisa has a 6-year-old Sharbo named Zoey and a 1-year-old daschund/Jack Russel mix named Emma. She spends her free time with her family and puppies. Lisa also enjoys hiking and kayaking.

Andrea Valley, Veterinary Technician at Rhinebeck Animal Hospital, Pet Clinic in Upstate NY Licensed veterinary technician Andrea joined the staff at Rhinebeck Animal Hospital in August of 2012 and has worked with our volunteered with animal-related businesses since she was 13 years old. She is a licensed veterinary technician in the state of New York.

"I enjoy working with animals everyday. I am passionate about caring for them and doing everything I can to better their lives," Andrea said. "Rhinebeck Animal Hospital is a great hospital to pursue my career. I can tell I'll learn and accomplish a lot here."

Andrea has two cats, Sprinkles and Dusty, two Newfoundlands, Hudson and Frankie, and a quarter horse named Cayenne.

"Living in the Hudson Valley, my hobbies change with the weather. In the summer I love riding my horse, swimming with my dogs, hiking, or spending time near the water," Andrea said. "In the winter I enjoy skiing, snowmobiling and ice skating. I also enjoy spending time with my niece and my family."

Agathe, Veterinary Technician at Rhinebeck Animal Hospital, Pet Clinic in Upstate NYLicensed Veterinary Technician Agathe joined the team at Rhinebeck Animal Hospital in June 2015 and has been a part of the animal care field for eight years. She is a licensed veterinary technician in the state of New York, and holds an associate's degree in veterinary medicine. Agathe's favorite part of working at Rhinebeck Animal Hospital is the group of veterinarians and staff she works with on a daily basis. She says, "Everybody here is compassionate. We all love what we do and we all help each other in difficult situations."

At home, Agathe has two dogs named Lyle and Annabelle, and a rabbit named Grims. In her free time, she enjoys horseback riding, hiking with her dogs, gardening and shopping.