Dorothy grew up in the Rochester area and has been working in the veterinary field for over 11 years. She started working “per diem” for us in October 2012 and joined us full time in October 2013. She has been fostering kittens for Lollypop Farm for years and she finds it incredibly rewarding. Dorothy lives with her husband, 2 Golden wannabe Retrievers, a pride of demanding cats, and two African Gray parrots. She’s a published author and loves including animals in her stories. When she’s not working or writing, she can usually be found at local antique stores.
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Robyn started working at Macedon Veterinary Care in 2015. Robyn has two dogs; a Yorkie Terrier named Brown and a Papillion named Bella. If Robyn isn’t busy sewing clothes for her dogs she will be in the kitchen cooking!
Karen has been working for Macedon Veterinary Care since March, 2011. She originally grew up in Hong Kong, but attending RIT from 1996-2000 brought and kept her in this area. Karen currently lives in Palmyra with her husband, her cat, and 3 dogs. She enjoys watching movies, reading, spending time with friends, dancing, and traveling. Her favorite season is fall and she claims that chocolate chip cookies are the best thing in the world!
Melanie joined the Macedon team in 2012. She is married with 6 children and 3 dogs. Her dogs Chloe a Boxer Beagle mix, Loki a 2 year old Pit Bull mix and Thor a one year old miniature Old English Bulldogge keep her busy as well! In her spare time Melanie loves camping with her family.
Robin is happily married and loves sharing her home with 4 cats, 3 dogs, 2 ferrets and three awesome daughters! Robin loves spending time by the water, reading, writing and playing games. Her family keeps her as sane as she is going to get and she is so happy to have found a job she loves with a great bunch of people!
Licensed Veterinary Technicians
Kara Goulette - Licensed Veterinary Technician
Kara started at Macedon Veterinary Care in 2007 as a Technician. She received her Associates in Veterinary Technology from Medaille in 2007. Kara has three Dachshunds named Franklin, Hannah and Heinz and enjoys spending time with her “fur babies” outside of work. In her spare time Kara is obsessed with Halloween and special effects makeup. Her favorite shows are The Walking Dead, Face Off and Skin Wars. Someday Kara hopes to become a part time makeup artist but says being an LVT will always come first.
Audrey Heckman - Licensed Veterinary Technician
Audrey graduated from Alfred State with an Associate degree in Veterinary Technology in 2015. During her time at Alfred State Audrey had to complete a 260 hour internship which she did with us at Macedon Veterinary Care. Upon Audrey’s pending graduation we reached out to her to see if she would be interested in a position with us because we all enjoyed working with her during her internship. Audrey accepted our job offer and began working with Macedon Veterinary Care June 2015. Audrey is looking forward to getting to know all of our clients and building relationships with all of our four legged friends!
Carissa Keller – Licensed Veterinary Technician
Carissa attended Alfred State and became licensed in 2010. She grew up in Franklinville, NY but relocated to this area and joined our team in June 2013. Carissa lives with her boyfriend as well as two crazy cats, Chuck Norris and Ellie. She loves reading, hiking, and spending time with her family and friends. Carissa BILLIEVES that one day the Bills will make it to the playoffs!
Laura Lange - Licensed Veterinary Technician
Laura started at Macedon Veterinary Care in 2010 as a kennel attendant. In May 2014 Laura graduated from Suny Canton with her Associates in Veterinary Technology and became a part time Technician . Laura is currently completing a Bachelors degree in Veterinary Services Management online. Laura loves spending time outdoors working on her family farm and spending time with her family and dog Mia. Laura loves her job and “can’t imagine doing anything else besides working with animals everyday.
Samantha Chiccino – Kennel Attendant
Sam had worked at Macedon Veterinary Care since 2012. She is going to school to be a nurse and has two small dogs at home named Chi-Chi and Buddy. Her animals are her pride and joy and she loves caring for them and making sure they get the exercise they need. Sam loves her job at Macedon Veterinary Care and all the animals she gets to interact with everyday!
Terry McDonald - Kennel Attendant
Terry has been a part of our team since January 2002. She has an unbelievable love of animals and helps keep our hospital clean and orderly. Her pets include an adorable Bug named Buddy and a feisty rabbit, Lucy.