Stacey Dallas DVM
Dr Stacey Dallas graduated from the University of Sydney, School of Veterinary Medicine in Sydney, Australia, with a special interest in internal medicine.
Soon thereafter she came to Naugatuck and immediately she became a favorite to all our furry patients and their families.
With her kindhearted soft spoken manner, and fierce knowledge of veterinary medicine, our clients simply love her.
Dr Dallas shares her home with her wonderful husband, 4 young children, Millie the terrier mix, Penelope her horse, and Callie and Sylvester, the cats.
We are truly blessed to have Stacey as a part of our family, and know you will agree.
Stephanie Kozol DVM
Dr Kozol received her Veterinary Degree from Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. She participated in "Tufts at Tech" where she helped to provide low cost veterinary care to the Worcester, Massachusetts animal population. Dr. Kozol enjoys dentistry and all forms of surgery. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the American Animal Hospital Association.
Dr. Kozol grew up in Massachusetts, and her fiance' is from the Hartford, CT area. She is very excited to be closer to family after some time in the New Jersey area.
She currently shares her home with her fiance' and 3 cats, Milo, Otis, and Martin. She enjoys cooking and is a Red Sox fan. (We won't hold that against her..:)) )
Our Hospital cat "Sox" loves to sit on her lap all day!
Stephanie's goal is to be YOUR hometown Veterinarian, Thanks Steph!
Dr. Bates started telling people she wanted to be an “animal doctor” when she was three years old. She went to undergraduate school at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA. Through lots of study and stubbornness she attended veterinary school at Murdoch University in Perth Australia. After finishing vet school she moved back to the states and like a bad sitcom into her father’s basement in Massachusetts with her husband, great dane, cat, and 18 month old son. Shortly after she and her family settled in Connecticut; where she now lives with her husband, several 2 legged children, and Gidget the stray from Aussie, River the mutt from down south and three domestic rats Silence, Bo and Gallifrey. When not working in the vet world she takes care of all the kiddos and in the odd moment of free time enjoys crafting and science fiction- yes she is a big nerd.
Dr Bates helped us out with relief work when Dr Dallas was on maternity leave in 2016, the clients and the staff loved her, so we are happy she has come back permanently!
Welcome Back Dr Bates!
Jennifer: Practice Manager
Jennifer extends a warm welcome to our practice, to all our existing and new families! Having worked in the veterinary field for 30 years, Jennifer brings with her a love for all clients and their furry pets. Jennifer is a Licensed Animal Health Technician with a love of client service, client education and a soft spot in her heart for felines! Having spent the last 12 years in Feline only practices, you may find her snuggled up next to your kitty.
You may see her in any area of the hospital wearing many different hats.
Jennifer has a wonderful husband, 3 lovely daughters, a boxer pit mix from the pound and 10 chickens. Eggs anyone?
Jennifer's goal is help her team provide the absolute best in care and service to every family that puts their trust in us as a veterinary hospital.
Christine: (aka; CP ) Head Certified Veterinary Technician
Christine is a Certified Veterinary Technician and has been a part of Naugatuck off and on for over 25 years! She is an integral part of the day to day here at Naugatuck Veterinary Hospital. You may see her in rooms, but she often is behind the scenes helping and directing wherever she is needed. As Head Technician she guides and teaches the technical staff, and supervises the surgical team.
When she has a moment of free time, she enjoys spending time with her family that includes; 2 children, numerous pets of all shapes, sizes and species as well as traveling, gardening and scrap booking.
We love you Momma Bear!
Ashley: Certified Veterinary Technician
Ashley has been working as a Certified Veterinary Technician since 2007 and joined NVH in 2012. She currently shares her home with 2 cats, Casey and Oliver, as well as Ruby the rottweiler. Ashley's special interests include client education and surgery. In her spare time Ashley enjoys quading, wrestling, spending time with her family and her wonderful husband.
Ashley's quiet and sincere nature is a blessing to our staff, clients, and our hospital. Thanks Ashley!
Kim, Veterinary Technician
Kim is a Veterinary Technician certified by the American Association of Laboratory Sciences. With a background in laboratory and general practice veterinary medicine, Kim brings a deep and diverse skill set to our facility.
She has been in the field for over 22 years, and enjoys surgery and patient care.
She enjoys spending her free time with her husband and daughter. (we keep trying to get her to adopt SOX, the hospital cat, to no avail )
Kim's very lively personality and sense of humor makes us all laugh every day,
THANKS KIM!! :))
SOX, the Official Hospital Greeter
Sox was adopted by the hospital staff several years ago, and has wiggled his way into our hearts ever since.
His favorite activities include chewing through bags of prescription food on the front counter (much to our dismay), pawning lunch morsels from staff, and warming Dr Dallas's chair when it's vacant.
Though Sox would love a forever home where he doesn't have to spend the weekends in a cage, we are not sure if the staff would truly let him go....
Thanks Sox, for making us laugh and chase you down after you have tipped over the freeze dried liver bucket for the fourth time today!! LOVE YA!
Madeline, Veterinary Technician
Madeline has been in the Veterinary field for 27 years. Most of her career she has worked in a combination of emergency and general medicine. Having a driving need to help those pets less fortunate, she has volunteered thousands of hours to bottle feeding, fostering, and placing dogs in new homes. She has a soft spot in her heart for Pit bulls, and has spent many years advocating for their welfare.
She has Alice, the pitty, and Mikey, a Shitzu mix at home. In her spare time she enjoys making jewelry and attending craft shows.
People like Madeline show us true compassion to those animals who need it most. Thank You Madeline for your dedication to your career.
Myranda, Veterinary Technician
Myranda has worked in veterinary medicine for several years, and is continuing her education to become a Certified Veterinary Technician. Myranda enjoys meeting pet parents and their furry children in appointments and watching new pet relationships blossom.
She shares her home with 4 cats, Luna, a shepard mix, Cammie, a border collie mix, and 2 guinea pigs. She spends her free time reading, hiking, and running 5k's.
Myranda's "can do!" attitude permeates the staff and makes for a happy working environment. You Rock Myranda!!
Melanie: Lead Client Care Specialist
Melanie has 13 years of experience in the veterinary industry and has been part of our family for more than 10 years! She possess over 25 years of customer service training. She has a special interest in dentistry, oncology, and parasitology.
As Lead Receptionist, Melanie's goal is that our clients experience the best in customer service! (and she wants to know if you have any concerns!)
Melanie shares her home with 3 dogs, wonderful husband and daughter. In her spare time Melanie enjoys Broadway plays, working out, and tennis. She loves spending time with her family and is an avid New York Mets fan.
Thank you Melanie for your constant enthusiasm and customer care!
Michelle: Client Care Specialist
Michelle has worked in the Veterinary industry for several years and LOVES being at the front desk to help our clients with all their needs. She also loves anything that involves being outdoors, and enjoys taking her dogs, Rayna and Ruger, for hikes. They are avid fetchers and swimmers. Rayna in particular is an excellent Frisbee catcher and fanatic. Michelle and her fiance enjoy playing golf together, drawing with pastels and Michelle is learning how to crochet.
Michelle's sweet and calm demeanor at the front desk brings a little Zen to our sometimes BUSY days!
Brandon: Veterinary Assistant
Brandon started working at NVH in 2013 and he has loved every second of it! Brandon is interested in learning more about all aspects veterinary medicine. he has recently passed his exams for Veterinary Assistant and is moving onto classes to become a Veterinary Technician.
He has 1 cat and 2 dogs, when he's not in work , Brandon enjoys hiking and playing soccer.
Brandon has a following for nail trim appointments, and clients ask for him by name!
Brandon is our all around valuable team player, if it needs doing Brandon is your man!
Gary: Professional Groomer
Gary has been grooming at a local award winning salon for over 4 1/2 years. Gary brings to Naugatuck a quiet, thoughtful, and patient grooming style. Complete with tennis balls, treats and classical music playing, your dogs SPA Day is truly soothing. Cat grooms can be done in the quiet of an exam room with mom or dad present, and not have to stay the whole day.
Known as "Monet" to his fellow groomers, he "paints" the dogs to a beautiful groom.
If he hasn't groomed your dog yet, give him a try, you will surely be pleased!
Gary enjoys attending baseball games, and fishing.
Thank you Gary for you quiet, thoughtful, soothing atmosphere that you bring to our grooming salon! GARY WILL SOON BE THE FIRST groomer in CT to be Fear Free certified!!