Medford Animal Hospital & Wellness Clinic Staff

Nancy Bohs, Practice Manager

Nancy has been a member of Medford Animal Hospital & Wellness Clinic team since 1996. Her responsibilities as practice manager include assisting with exams and surgeries, training and client communications. Nancy especially enjoys interacting with clients and their pets, as well as implementing new technologies. She provides the practice with her understanding of animal behavior and an affinity for technology. Nancy has Care Credit and Veterinary Technical Nutrition Counselor certifications, as well as certifications in digital radiology for small animals and radiographic positioning for small animals.

Nancy has been employed in the animal-related field for 44 years, first as a riding instructor, then as a dog breeder and trainer. She continues her work as a dog breeder and trainer in addition to being practice manager.

"This is the best job I have ever had. Our animal hospital is a client-service oriented practice with a family atmosphere," says Nancy. "We have friendly, hard-working employees who are fantastic people and make coming to work a pleasure."

Nancy has three Deutsch-Drahthaar dogs: 10-year-old Tavi, 6-year-old Wendy and 18-month-old Mady. She breeds and trains Deutsch-Drahthaar dogs for field use and hunting tests, and is a member Verein Deutsch Drahthaar Group of North America and Canada.

During her off-time, Nancy enjoys hunting, fishing and dog training. She is a performance judge for versatile hunting dogs and a conformation judge for the Deutsch-Drahthaar, and enjoys traveling to events across the United States and Canada.

Peg Dobelbower, Veterinary Technician

Peg has been a member of Medford Animal Hospital & Wellness Clinic since 2006. As a veterinary technician, her responsibilities at the clinic include assisting doctors with surgical and dental procedures, anesthesia monitoring, office duties and client care services.

Peg enjoys helping pets feel calm and comfortable during their visit to the clinic. She also appreciates learning from every animal she cares for, including her bloodhound Ruby who taught her to love drool.

"It's been a pleasure working at Medford Animal Hospital. The doctors and staff maintain a friendly and professional relationship and truly care about each other," she says. "I live close by and often encounter pet parents from my neighborhood, my children's schools, the local gym and other places around town. It feels terrific when I hear positive feedback from them about their experience."

Peg has a bachelor's degree from Rutgers University. In the past, she worked at the S.P.C.A. Animal Shelter in North Brunswick.

At home, Peg has two rescued Catahoula Leopard dog mixes named Max and Maggie. The pair are brother and sister and are 8-years-old. Working with dogs comes naturally to Peg. Her husband was a dog trainer throughout his career and her family helped with bloodhound and detection-dog training.

Outside of work, Peg enjoys cycling classes, yoga, reading, hiking, walking and playing with her dogs.

Deb Valenza, Veterinary Technician and Receptionist

Deb joined Medford Animal Hospital & Wellness Clinic in July 2015. Her responsibilities at the clinic include answering phones, checking clients in and out and comforting patients. Of all of her duties, Deb most enjoys interacting with clients and their pets.

At home, Deb has a 13-week-old golden retriever named Enzo, an 11-year-old golden retriever named Cosmo and an 8-year-old Siamese cat named Moe. She enjoys horseback riding, hiking, spending time with family, cooking and fishing.

Lindsay Heayn, Veterinary Technician

Lindsay joined the veterinary technician team at Medford Animal Hospital & Wellness Clinic in 2014. Her responsibilities include triaging phone calls, assisting with wellness and sick visits and monitoring pets during surgery. One of her favorite roles as a technician is teaching new pet owners how to care for their new family member.

"I enjoy working at Medford Animal Hospital because it's a family-owned practice with a very relaxed environment," Lindsay says.

At home, Lindsay has a 5-year-old black lab mix named Ivory. She enjoys bike riding, camping and spending time with her family.

Brandi Schroeder, Veterinary Technician

Brandi joined the Medford Animal Hospital team as a part-time veterinary technician in July 2016. Her responsibilities include assisting in surgery, blood draws and anesthesia monitoring of patients. With almost 20 years of experience, she brings extensive animal-care knowledge to the team and takes pride in making pets feel better.

"I like working at Medford because it is a small, family-like atmosphere with great clients," she says.

At home, Brandi has several pets, including: Irie, a 5-year-old German shepherd, Del, a 2-year-old Australian cattle dog, a cat named Kingston and a female box turtle named Bob. In her free time, she trains her dogs and shows them in obedience trials. Brandi also enjoys spending time with her two sons, Garrett and Oneal.

Alexandrea, Veterinary Technician

Alexandrea Brett, Veterinary Technician

Alexandrea Brett joined the team at Medford Animal Hospital in February 2017. As a veterinary technician, she is responsible for clerical duties, assisting during examinations and preparing medications and food. Alexandrea has a love for all animals, and her favorite part of the job is getting to interact with lots of pets on a daily basis.

“My pets come to Medford Animal Hospital, so I know how much everyone cares about and loves every animal that comes in,” Alexandrea says.

At home, Alexandrea has a boxer/pit bull mix named Bailey, a cockapoo named Roxy and a bearded dragon named Puff. She’s currently taking college courses, and in her free time she enjoys reading, hiking, riding bikes, knitting, canoeing and kayaking.

Lauren Bishop, Veterinary Technician

Lauren Bishop, Veterinary Technician

Lauren Bishop joined the team at Medford Animal Hospital in May 2017. She’s been in the animal-care field since 2015. As a veterinary technician, Lauren is responsible for checking patients in, monitoring anesthesia during surgical procedures, assisting during appointments and performing lab work. She is easy to get along with and enjoys helping others out when in need. Lauren also enjoys teaching things she’s learned from school and experience, as well as building relationships with our clients.

“Medford Animal Hospital has a friendly atmosphere and the doctors and staff are committed to quality care,” Lauren says. “I enjoy working here because everyone is treated like a family.”

Prior to joining our hospital, Lauren earned her Associate degree in Veterinary Technology from Camden County College. At home, she has a 14-year-old Labrador retriever/beagle mix named Jack, a 10-year-old golden retriever named Daisy and a 3-year-old orange tabby cat named Otis. Lauren enjoys spending her free time with friends and family, as well as going to country concerts and going down to the shore as often as she can.

Kimberly Campbell, Veterinary Technician

Kim Campbell, Veterinary Technician

Kim joined the Medford team in July of 2017, but has been involved in the animal field for most of her life. Her father was a Registered Veterinary Technician, who taught her about his profession and helped cultivate her interest in learning about, and caring for animals. Her first job was with Camden County Animal Shelter, where she worked for 7 years. Afterwards, Kim followed her passion for animal medicine, taking her to the west coast where she found a job at Amici Pet Hospital in San Diego. She then decided after 3.5 years of working there, that it was time to move back to New Jersey. Once back in New Jersey, she started working at Medford Animal Hospital, and has become an integral part of our wonderful staff.

Assisting our talented doctors with surgeries and dentals, helping with sick and wellness patients during appointments, and maintaining the overall flow of day to day hospital operations are key aspects of Kim’s position here at Medford. Her easy-going nature allows her to thrive under pressure, but also be a pleasure to work alongside. She is a driven person, conquering the goals and tasks she sets forth for herself, always to the best of her ability.

“As soon as I left my interview with Medford Animal Hospital I knew this place was special. The warmth, friendliness and positive vibe I received was very comforting. The staff members are so close, and it really is a second family,” Kim Says. “I love diagnostics and figuring out the “why” part of veterinary medicine. I also love the customer service side of my job and getting to know the clients and their pets.”

During her free-time, Kim enjoys spending time with her husband, family and friends. Kim and her husband have taken a keen interest in the craft beer scene, where they both enjoy going to new breweries, and even making their own brews at home. She also loves to barbeque and just hang around listening to music. Kim and her husband have a “do it yourself” record label, making music a big part of their personal lives.

Renee Mackunis, Veterinary TechnicianRenee Mackunis, Veterinary Technician

Renee was welcomed to the Medford Animal Hospital team in December of 2017 as a full-time Veterinary Technician. Some of her responsibilities include checking patients and clients in to our facility, assisting in exam rooms, discharging patients after surgery, and many other customer service related tasks. Renee does a great job of making all of our clients and their pets feel like family and shows her bubbly personality which helps her to build meaningful personal relationships with our amazing clientele.

Before coming to Medford Animal Hospital, Renee graduated from Albright College having obtained a B.S. in Environmental Science and minoring in Marine and Aquatic Science. Renee had volunteered at local animal shelters all through high school, which helped drive her passions in the veterinary field.

“Medford Animal Hospital feels like one big happy family.” Renee says. “There are awesome clients and awesome animals. Individual, customized treatment for each pet.”

At home, Renee has a Domestic Shorthair cat named Charlie, whom she loves dearly. In her spare time, Renee likes to go hiking, taking the time to listen to music, and hanging out with her friends and family.

Don Schroeder, Veterinary TechnicianDon Schroeder, Veterinary Technician

Don became a Medford Animal Hospital team member in June of 2018. One of Don’s favorite parts about being a Veterinary Technician at MAH is establishing a comprehensible approach to client education and communication. He also enjoys being able to administer anesthesia and IV catheter placements. Some of Don’s daily responsibilities include venipuncture, aiding in surgeries, assisting with wellness examinations and sickness related appointments, and much more.

Along with diverse experience in emergency pet care, Don also bring an A.S. in Veterinary Technology from Manor College and is licensed in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Prior to obtaining his vet tech degree, Don studied Political Science at WVU. He is also a member of the New Jersey Veterinary Technician Association.

“I enjoy working at Medford Animal Hospital because of the relaxed environment and friendly staff,” Don says.

At home, Don likes to travel, go for hikes, ride dirt bikes, go skiing, and making home improvements. He has several pets of his own, including an Italian Greyhound named Spencer, a Chihuahua named Bean, and a DSH cat named Alley.

Alexa Fischetti, Veterinary TechnicianAlexa Fischetti, Veterinary Technician

Alexa is a full-time veterinary technician at Medford Animal Hospital. She achieved her Bachelors Degree in Animal Science with a Minor in Equine Science at Penn State University. Some of her job responsibilities include checking clients in and out, scheduling/ partaking in appointments, and running samples. Alexa enjoys being a part of the wellness team, helping achieve and maintain the health of our patients, while keeping their owners informed.

At home, Alexa cares for her 11 year old Australian Cattle Dog named Aussie. In her free time, Alexa loves horseback riding, trips to the beach, hiking with her dog, attending PSU football games, and spending time with friends.

Ali McLaughlin, ReceptionAli McLaughlin, Reception

Ali is a part-time reception here at Medford Animal Hospital. Her responsibilities include answering phones, scheduling appointments, and checking our clients in and our of the hospital. Her positive attitude and great customer service make her a great asset to our staff. Ali was a client of the hospital prior to joining our team. She is very excited to incorporate her love of animals into a career with a friendly and professional team.

In her free time, Alessandria enjoys spending time with her family and equestrian dressage. She has two dogs, Gemma and Turk, and a Dutch Warmblood horse named Omni.

Del Smith, Reception & HandymanDel Smith, Reception & Handyman

Del is one of the first faces you may see while entering Medford Animal Hospital! Dealer handles the front desk reception, answers the phones and makes sure the office is maintained. Del received their Bachelor of Science from Rutgers University and has been involved in animal-related fields for over fifteen years! Del is also a licensed horse trainer. At home, Del has two cats.