Lori has been with us since 2010. She has been working in the veterinary field for over 10 years. She started here as a technician. She is currently employed as assistant manager and receptionist. She is responsible for seeing that your pets get an appointment quickly to take care of their needs. She takes care of inventory. Lori is very knowledgable concerning all aspects of routine pet care. She is highly skilled at providing her patients with all their needs while at the hospital. She has been described as having great compassion for all her patients. Lori is considered dependable and hard working to accomplish a level of pet care that is of high standard. Lori makes certain that every client is well informed during each visit.
Mrs. Whitacre currently resides near Paw Paw, WV with her husband Shaun. Her home is full of love with one dog (Pyro), two cats (Shelby and Mozzie), and her Sun Conure Layla. Lori loves to listen to Shaun play music, for he is a gifted musician. Other hobbies include spending time with family and friends, playing with her pets, kayaking, and the new hobby of quilting.
Aly starting working at CVMC in 2014 as a technician. She started working with animals in 2002 at the ASPCA. In 2005 she became a vet tech working in Baltimore, MD. In 10 years that she has worked as a veterinary technician she has worked with a large variety of animals. Over the years she has rescued and found loving homes for many sick and injured animals.
Here at CVMC, Aly is responsible for assisting the veterinarians in procedures from routine care to surgery and the care of hospitalized patients. She is considered a very skilled technician and is very thorough educating our clients about the care of their pets.
Aly shares her home with her 3 children, Triniti, Taylor and Brantley. Her pets include 4 dogs, Squishy (a pit bull), Snoopy (a yorkie mix), and the Great Danes: Berkleigh and Monde and her cat A.J. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She loves being outdoors. Since she is from Maryland, her all time favorite activity is eating crabs with family and friends on a warm day.
Cindy started with CVMC in 2016 as a receptionist, getting to know clients at the door and on the phone. Her enjoyment of the clients and pets she met at CVMC led her to start as a veterinary technician in 2017. She is always happy to help with your pet’s specific needs! You will find Cindy assisting with pet medical histories and exams, monitoring anesthetized pets in our surgery suite, and filling medications at our in-clinic pharmacy, among other responsibilities.
When not at work, Cindy spends time with her husband and two senior dogs while working on their local Hampshire County mini-farm. She has had pets ranging from goldfish to guinea pigs with a small flock of chickens added to the mix. She enjoys small homestead projects, photography, birdwatching, and camping.
Originally from Northern Virginia, Mary Laniak spent 10 years as a nanny. She has always had a passion for animals and after saving a litter of 4 tiny feral kittens found on her patio, she immediately fell in love with the work and decided to make the career change. She is currently studying to be a vet tech with Penn Foster, which is an accredited school. Along with the kittens she has rescued, her and her fiance have 3 dogs, and one new little kitten.