Licensed Veterinary Technicians

Priscilla Perez, LVT

Priscilla joined Central Animal Hospital in 2020 after graduating with her Associates in Veterinary Science Technology from SUNY Delhi. She will be graduating with her Bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Technology from SUNY Delhi as part of the class of 2022. She has held externships at County Animal Clinic, BluePearl Pet Hospital Midtown, and the Bronx…

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Lisa Kramer, LVT

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Jodi Shook, LVT

A native of Mohegan Lake, Jodi received her Veterinary Science Technology degree from SUNY Delhi.  She has experience working in the fields of veterinary emergency medicine, neurology, surgery, and companion animal exotics.  Jodi is passionate about educating pet owners about their pets to ensure they are providing the best care.  She also enjoys hiking, movies,…

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Diana Sheppard, LVT

We are thrilled to have Diana rejoin Central Animal Hospital.  She is a talented licensed veterinary technician, originally from Minnesota where she earned her degree from Argosy University.  Diana loves all aspects of veterinary medicine, and cares for 2 dogs, Mabel and Lenox, and a young son at home.

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Kelsey Mazzini, LVT

Kelsey joined Central Animal Hospital in 2019 after working for 6 years at another animal hospital.  We are thrilled to have her here!  Kelsey has 3 pets at home:  Chancho, a Chihuahua, Katie, a Yorkshire Terrier, and Lily, a domestic shorthair feline.

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Emi Sanchez, LVT

Joined Central Animal Hospital in 2015, first as an extern while earning her degree from Mercy College, and now as a Licensed Veterinary Technician. Emi has a special interest in exotics and in zoo medicine.  At home, Emi and her husband care for 3 adopted cats. 

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Christine Flannino, LVT

Christine is our Assistant Practice Manager and Head Veterinary Technician.  She joined our health care team in 2013 after working at Veterinary Care in Bedford for 3 years.  Christine earned her Bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Technology from Mercy College and had externships at the Bronx Zoo and Animal Specialty Center.  She enjoys assisting in surgeries…

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Rebecca Eilen, LVT

Joined our health care team in 2016.  Rebecca first earned a degree in Conservation Biology from SUNY of Environmental Science and Forestry.  After spending a year working at Southern Oaks Animal Hospital in North Carolina, she developed a love for veterinary medicine, and pursued and earned her Bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Technology from Mercy College. Rebecca…

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Crystal Coyne, LVT

Crystal Coyne, LVTCrystal, a native of upstate New York, attended Herkimer County Community College and the Environmental Science and Forestry School at Syracuse University before graduating with her Veterinary Technician degree from SUNY Canton. Crystal joined Central Animal Hospital in 2007. She has a special interest in Animal Behavior and Physical Therapy.  She, her husband,…

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Cheryl Apostle, LVT

Cheryl Apostle, LVTjoined our health care team in 2016 after working at  Millwood Animal Hospital for several years.   Cheryl earned her Bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Technology from Mercy College, following earning a degree in Behavioral Psychology from Queens College. She enjoys reading, exercise, karaoke, and iced coffee.  At home, Cheryl, her husband, and 2…

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