MEET OUR RECEPTION STAFF
PATTI - HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATOR
Patti joined MAH in December of 2011 as our bookkeeper. Over the years she has taken on more administrative duties and has recently become our hospital administrator. She has an extensive background in accounting, bookkeeping, human resources, and has been instrumental in managing the many financial needs of a busy veterinary practice. She is an animal lover at heart and shares her home with a Yorkie, a German Shorthaired Pointer, a Shih Tzu, and a Rottweiler.
JAMES "J" DEAN - SURGICAL & REFERRAL COORDINATOR
You may remember J from a number of years ago as part of the technical staff. He has returned to us as our Surgical and Referral Coordinator. He’s been a technician for over 20 years, and in that time has focused on several aspects of the field including emergency medicine and surgery. On his off time, her enjoys woodworking and spending time with his wife Jennifer, his son Max, and their dog Chance, a lab mix.
ALISON - RECEPTION MANAGER
Alison joined the MAH front office team in May 2014. She is a graduate of Penn State University with he BS in Animal Science. She has a passion for animals and when she is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter, riding her horse, and playing with her Great Dane Maverick, her cat Cannoli, and her St. Bernard Autumn.
Carolyn joined MAH in May of 2013. She began working in the veterinary field in 1987 as a receptionist and later as an office manager. She is originally from Milford and now resides in Hamden with her two Tibetan Spaniels, Kira and Spencer. When she is not working she loves to spend time with her two grandsons.
Alyssa joined our practice in May of 2014 after graduating from Albertus Magnus with a degree in biology. In her off time she enjoys spending time with her husband, Bob, and their wide array of animals ranging from six cats (Clint, Dunkin, Eva, Kismet, Oliver and Watson) and four dogs (Jameson, Nora, Remy and the puppy Yogi) to two leopard geckos, and a bearded dragon. When she has spare time you can find her sewing or nose deep in a good book.
Erin joined MAH in June 2015 having just moved from her home in Florida. She began working in the veterinary field in 2007, first as a technician then later as a hospital manager. When she is not working, she enjoys reading, watching movies, and spending time with her husband Pat, 2 yr old son Logan, and 3 dogs: Willow, Charlie, and Cubbi.
Marilyn joined the MAH team in November 2015 as a veterinary technician. She has almost 20 years experience in the field of veterinary medicine and has recently transferred her talents to the front desk. She has two adult boys and in her free time loves to cook and is known for her amazing salsa!! She happily shares her home with Marvin the chihuahua.
Alexis joined the Milford Animal Hospital team in October of 2016. She has been working in the Veterinary field as a receptionist since 2014. She has love for animals of all shapes and sizes, but her true passion lies with the bully breeds. As a lifelong resident of Fairfield, she keeps herself busy with her son, Bentley, and two larger than life English Bulldogs of her own, Mowgli and Beauregard.
Lucy recently rejoined our staff here at MAH in May of 2018. Although she loves animals she does not currently have any of her own but hopes to in the near future. When not at work Lucy enjoys spending her time at the beach and with her grown daughter. Lucy previously worked at our hospital and she is happy to be back at MAH.
Michele joined the Milford Animal Hospital team in October of 2018. She worked as a Hospice worker for 6 years then transitioned to the veterinary field in 2013. A life-long Milford resident, Michele is a licensed Pet Partners therapy animal evaluator and a Complex rated Registered therapy dog handler. She is also the president of the CT Pit Bull Project and a strong advocate for breed equality and pet adoption.
Michele has a passion for force free, science-based training and is an avid WCRL Rally Obedience competitor, holding dual top National rankings with her rescued pit bull, Jeffrey. She also enjoys training with her Border Collie mix, Puck. She and Jeffrey participate in therapy work, specializing in children’s grief and trauma. They enjoy giving back to the community each December with their annual “Jeffrey’s Joy of Giving” donation drive that began in 2013.
Gibson has been an employee at Milford Animal Hospital since January of 2013 when he was adopted by his mom, Dr. Blasi. He enjoys greeting our clients and providing comedic relief to his fellow employees. When not on the job, he can be found with his head in the trash looking for discarded treats. Although he shares the same curly brown hair with his predecessor, he is not to be confused with Baci, who used to work here. Be sure to stop by the front desk and stare in to his soulful, brown eyes as he watches you walk by the cookie jar in hopes that he may get one. Don’t let him fool you though; he is well fed.