Kerry Copestick- Lead Veterinary Technician
Kerry is a Certified Veterinary Technician who graduated from the Camden County College Veterinary Technology program in December 2004. She has been in the veterinary field since 2003, working with exotics, emergency, and critical care. Kerry spent the several years traveling the country with her military husband, working in Hawaii and Virginia before returning to the area in 2017. She lives in Stratford with her husband, two daughters and their miniature dachshund.
Tori is a veterinary assistant who has been in the veterinary field for three years. Her goal is to become a certified Veterinary Nurse after attending Harcum College. Tori has spent most of her time volunteering at a number of different shelters in Philadelphia. In her free time, she enjoys arts and crafts, spending time with family and cuddling her cat Kiki whom she rescued as a kitten.
Samantha graduated from Temple University studying environmental science and biological anthropology. After graduating, she has done field research in Puerto Rico studying coquí frogs. In addition, Sam has worked at several zoos and aquariums as a zookeeper, including being a tropical bird keeper. Simultaneously as she was working with zoos, Samantha began working in the veterinary field with a special interest in exotics. Samantha LOVES birds, her three-legged dog Flipper,and the Philadelphia Eagles. Go Birds!
Rachel is a Certified Veterinary Technician who graduated from Northampton Community College in 2015. She loves traveling and spent many months abroad working in wildlife rehabilitation. While staying in countries like South Africa and Costa Rica, she helped in the fight against the poaching crisis and illegal wildlife trade. Rachel lives in Philadelphia with her 2 dogs, cat, tarantula, leopard gecko, and bunny amongst her jungle of plants.
Huma is a current veterinary nursing student with Purdue University. She has been in the field for 2+ years working mostly with small animal medicine. Her interests include exotic animal care, large animal care, and wildlife. Prior to this, she was exclusively a licensed pharmacist and still currently in practice. She lives in northeast Philadelphia with her family and a variety of critters including a miniature horse, western hognose snake, pineapple green cheek concure, and chameleon among others.