Hospital Hours


7:30am - 7:30pm
7:30am - 5:30pm
7:30am - 1:00pm

Staff of Lloyd Animal Medical Center

Tara, Certified Veterinary Technician

Certified Veterinary Technician Tara has a bachelor's degree in Animal Science and more than 12 years of animal care experience. She joined Lloyd Animal Medical Center in June 2015 and most enjoys providing client education and learning new, low-stress patient handling techniques.

"I enjoy learning about Animotion and exotic pets," she says.

Tara considers herself "a bit of a Sci-Fi movie geek" and enjoys reading and karaoke. She has a dog named Biscuit and a guinea pig named Thomas.

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Lloyd Animal Medical Center StaffKimberlee, Veterinary Technician

Kimberlee joined Lloyd Animal Medical Center in February 2014, bringing over 20 years of experience in animal care. As a veterinary technician Kimberlee cares for our hospitalized patients, administers treatments and medication, assists doctors during exams and draws samples for diagnostic testing. She is pursuing her associate"s degree in veterinary technology from Penn Foster.

"Everyone here is so friendly and compassionate," she says. "The doctors are appreciative of the entire staff and everyone works together as a team to provide the best possible care for our patients."

Outside work Kimberlee devotes much of her time to studying for her degree. Her hobbies include gardening, hiking, swimming and bird watching. She has five pets: Stella, a Pomeranian mix; Jasper, a Boxer; Ellen, a Dutch rabbit; Pete, a domestic shorthair; and an orphaned kitten.

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Leah, Animal Care Attendant

Animal Care Attendant Leah joined Lloyd Animal Medical Center in October 2015. A current student of Massasoit Community College, Leah has prior experience working in a kennel and as a groomer. Her responsibilities include caring for our boarders and patients and helping keep the hospital "clean and healthy."

"I love this hospital because it is small and everyone knows everyone well," she says.

Leah has several pets at home, including a German Shepherd named Ana who she does protection training with. Her other pets include an American Bulldog, Cezar; a mix, Jessie; four cats, Riley, Kye, Mooch, and Charlie; two ferrets, Theo and Jax; and a tegu lizard, Blue. She enjoys hiking and loves shopping.

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Sam R, Veterinary Technician

Sam joined the Lloyd Animal Medical Center team in June 2014, bringing more than eight years of experience in animal care. Her responsibilities include assisting our veterinarians during examinations and surgeries and performing lab tasks such as blood work, blood draws, and urine samples. She most enjoys treating ill pets and seeing their health improve.

"I love that this hospital will always take a client in, won't decline seeing a pet," she says.

In her spare time, Sam enjoys motorcycle rides with her husband, going to the movies, and rooting for the Boston Bruins and New England Patriots. The couple has two cats, Andy and Mac.

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Christina, Veterinary Technician
& Canine Rehabilitation Assistant

Christina joined Lloyd Animal Medical Center in October 2014, bringing 15 years of experience in animal care. Her responsibilities include assisting our veterinarians during examinations and surgeries, with therapy in our Animotion Animal Rehabilitation Center, and with client education.

"It's really nice to enjoy what you do and the people you do it with every day," she says. "The staff and doctors are very welcoming, there is a family vibe here which is great."

With her level head and eagerness to learn new things, Christina enjoys all aspects of her job. "Being there for a pet and their owner when they need it most," however, tops the list. She is inspired by physical therapy for pets and hopes to continue her education in the field.

Christina has two dogs, Pepa and Chloe, and two tabby cats, Weedge and Theo. She enjoys spending her free time outdoors, canoeing, camping, biking, and going on long walks with her dogs.

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Lloyd Animal Medical Center StaffJennifer, Veterinary Technician

As a veterinary technician with Lloyd Animal Medical Center Jennifer assists our doctors, administers medication, draws blood, places IV catheters, performs dentals, takes radiographs and monitors our patients. She has been making friends at our practice since May 2003.

"Lloyd Animal Medical Center was my very first job," she says. "I volunteered here at a young age and was hired at age 16. I began as a kennel attendant and worked my way up to a veterinary technician. I have always enjoys working here and in a way it feels like a second home."

Jennifer has two dogs: a pit bull named Yukon and a boxer named Bruin. In her free time she enjoys kayaking, camping, fishing and hiking.

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Melissa, Veterinary Technician

Certified Veterinary Technician Melissa has been with Lloyd Animal Medical Center since 1998 and boasts more than 30 years of animal care experience. Sharing her love of Pugs and pet dental cleanings with our employees and patients, Melissa is responsible for assisting in surgeries, placing IV catheters, drawing blood samples, and maintaining hospital inventory.

At home, Melissa has a variety of pets, including a corn snake named Patriot and a scarlet McCaw named Prince. She also has a black Lab, Jessie, and a cat, Pretty Kitty. She enjoys bird-watching, spending time on her boat and with her two children, Bengi and Shawn.

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Elisha, Technician Assistant

Elisha has over 20 years of experience in the animal care field. She is responsible for assisting our veterinary technicians and veterinarians, as well as cleaning the examination rooms. Her favorite part of the job is learning about animal care and spending time with our patients.

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Nancy, Veterinary Technician

Nancy has served as manager of Lloyd Animal Medical Center for nearly two years and joined the team with 14 years of experience as a veterinary technician. Because of her experience at both an emergency hospital and a general practice, Nancy is able to "share veterinary knowledge from all different aspects of care." She most enjoys greeting our clients and their pets.

A volunteer and member of Wolf Hollow, a wolf sanctuary in Ipswich, Nancy's own dogs are much less intimidating. She is the proud pet parent of a Chi-Poo named Digit, a Lhasa Apso-Border terrier mix named Chopper, three cats, and an iguana. She spends her free time hiking, biking, and doing yard work at home.

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Emily, Veterinary Technician

As a veterinary technician, Emily is responsible for animal care and working with pet owners. Her favorite part of the job is spending time with the animals that come through our veterinary clinic. She is enrolled at Mount Ida College pursuing her Bachelor's degree in Veterinary Technology.

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Erin, Veterinary Technician

Erin is a full time Veterinary Technician at Lloyd Animal Medical Center. She earned her Veterinary Assistant Certificate from Massasoit Community College and joined the hospital in April of 2016. Some of Erin’s daily responsibilities include caring for the animals, drawing blood, filling medications, assisting the veterinarians, and managing the social media pages. Her experience and knowledge of computers has been very beneficial to the hospital.

Erin describes Lloyd Animal Medical Center as a welcoming place to work. She loves that clients and pets are always treated with the utmost compassion and care. Outside of work, Erin cares for two dogs of her own. Daisy is a seven-year-old Brittany Spaniel, and Ollie is a ten-year-old Setter Mix.

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Judy, Client Service Representative

Judy re-joined the Lloyd Animal Medical Center team as a receptionist in May 2015. She previously served as a kennel attendant, technician, and receptionist from 1986 to 1994.

"I have come back to work, after a 20-year absence to raise my children, and it is very nice to be back working with Dr. Mallock and Dr. Buffman again," she says.

Judy is a talented pianist, teaching lessons out of her own studio two days each week and playing for the Immanuel Baptist Church and others who hire her. She enjoys cooking, baking, and spending time with her family. Judy has three cats, Desmond, Edison, and Twirl.

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Lloyd Animal Medical Center StaffCourtney, Client Service Representative

Courtney worked in animal welfare for 11 years before joining the Lloyd Animal Medical Center team in October 2013. As our client service representative, her responsibilities include greeting clients and patients and answering the phone. She particularly enjoys being able to provide a warm, happy welcome to everyone who comes to the hospital.

When not at work Courtney enjoys spending time reading. She has two cats: Eames and Diva.

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Sam M, Operations Manager

Samantha began working for Lloyd Animal Medical Center in 2006, and since then she has become the Operations Manager as of 2015. With a bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management from Bridgewater State College, she is responsible for scheduling, handling accounts receivable, troubleshooting, and managing the day-to-day flow of the hospital.

"I love to see all the familiar clients and animals," she says. "Everyone is like a big family here."

In her spare time, Samantha enjoys quality time spent with family and friends. She has two ten-year-old dogs, a Chihuahua named Chex and a terrier mix named Oreo. She also has three cats, Auggie, Grant, and Smoochie.

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Lloyd Animal Medical Center StaffMichelle, Client Service Representative

Michelle has been part of the Lloyd Animal Medical Center team since 1999. As one of our client service representatives her responsibilities include scheduling appointments, customer service, invoices and billing and answering phones. She has an Associate's degree in Behavioral Science.

"I like working here due to the great camaraderie of my fellow employees, good benefits and the location," she says. "And the doctors are pretty cool, too!"

A film buff, Michelle also enjoys spending her free time reading, baking, traveling and collecting art. She has two cats: Lavinia ("Vinny") and Miel.

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Lloyd Animal Medical Center StaffChristopher, Animal Care Attendant

As our animal care technician, Christopher is responsible for caring for our patients boarding and medical needs and helping to keep the hospital clean. When he isn't spending time making sure pets are comfortable and relaxed, he is focused on being a team player, multi-tasking and cracking knee-slapping jokes. Christopher attended the University of Massachusetts Amherst where he studied pre-veterinary medicine.

Christopher shares his home with three dachshunds, Fred, Frankie and Shiloh; a cat named Smiggs; and cichlids and parrot fish. He enjoys fishing, gardening and "MacGyver tasking."

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Stephanie M, Client Service Representative

Client service representative Stephanie is responsible for greeting clients, keeping the lobby clean, checking in pets for appointments, and making all pets feel welcome. Stephanie says that her empathy toward animals is one of the best attributes she brings to her position. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Fine Art from Bridgewater State College.

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Barry, Veterinary Technician

Barry is a veterinary technician at Lloyd Animal Hospital that's become well known among colleagues and clients alike for bringing a unique combination of professional experience and good humor and relatability. He has a class A license from the Parker School of Driving.   

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April, Veterinary Technician Client Service Representative & Canine Rehabilitation Assistant

April has been part of the Lloyd Animal Medical Center team for about eight years. She wears many hats, with responsibilities ranging from phlebotomy and triage, to assisting our veterinarians and aiding our canine patients during rehabilitation.

"I love being able to help the animals," she says.

A lover of travel and shopping, April shares her home with two feline friends - Ping and Oliver.

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Mark, Animal Care Attendant

For animal care attendant Mark it's all about playing with the pets in our care and making sure all their needs are met. Being a part of the Lloyd Animal Medical Center Team is a natural fit for Mark, who has been bringing his own pets to our hospital since he was a little boy.

At home, he cares for his deaf pit bull mix Miss Tea McCloud, who knows about 30 hand signs, and his cat Mokiki. In his free time Mark enjoys snowboarding, skateboarding and fishing and is learning to ride the unicycle.

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Lloyd Animal Medical Center StaffKim, Manager & Veterinary Technician

Kim joined the Lloyd Animal Medical Center team in 1999. As our manager and veterinary technician, her responsibilities include overseeing the technicians and technician assistants, training, assisting doctors during exams and surgery and client education. Compassionate and detailed oriented, Kim loves caring for our patients and talking with their owners. She graduated from Stonehill College with a bachelor's degree in biology.

"I enjoy working at Lloyd Animal Medical Center because all the doctors and staff always have the animals' best interests at heart," she says. "Everyone here is caring and compassionate with both the animals and the clients."

In her free time Kim enjoys walking her pit bull mix Madden, baking and spending time with family and friends.

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Lloyd Animal Medical Center StaffAmanda, Technician Assistant

As a technician assistant at Lloyd Animal Medical Center, Amanda loves caring for our pet patients. To accomplish that goal, she provides assistance to our doctors and technicians as needed and maintains a safe and clean environment for both our patients and our staff. Amanda joined our pet care team in April 2014.

"I like that Lloyd Animal Medical Center is a small hospital with up-to-date and comprehensive equipment," she says.

When not at work Amanda enjoys hiking, fishing and cooking. She has a German Shorthaired Pointer named Zydie and two cats named Stewie and Tony.

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Anjolina, Technician Assistant

Anjolina is a part time Technician Assistant at Lloyd Animal Medical Center. She is currently in her third year at Bridgewater State University, majoring in business. Some of her responsibilities include animal care, assisting the technicians and doctors, and assistance during surgery. Prior to joining our staff in April of 2017, Anjolina has four years of experience as a kennel attendant, lead, and manager. She loves working with the animals and finds each day with our staff and patients to be a new learning experience.

Anjolina has three dogs (Rage, Zara, and Gucci), a horse named Wally, two rabbits, and other exotic animals. She enjoys dog training and showing, along with horse showing. Anjolina spends most of her free time outside and keeping active.

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Erica, Veterinary Technician

Erica joined the Lloyd Animal Medical Center staff in October of 2016, working full time as one of our outstanding Veterinary Technicians. Erica brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our facility, having worked with animals since she was at an eligible age of employment. She enjoys being around all the animals that come in, and helps to obtain pet history, assists with restraining pets, drawing blood, filling medications, and educating clients about the pets and their needs.

In her spare time, Erica enjoys hiking and being outdoors, going to concerts and musical performances, going to the beach, and spending time with her family and friends. She shares her home with a loving Pitbull mix named Brie, and a DSH cat named Sushi.

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Taylor, Client Service Representative

Meet Client Service Representative Taylor Donovan, a member of Lloyd Animal Medical Center since December 2016. Taylor helps assist our doctors and staff by checking patients in and out of our office, refilling medications, getting food for clients, and partnering with the doctors to provide whatever help they need. Taylor enjoys getting to know the clients that come in to our facility, and doing her best to ensure that their experience is a wonderful one.

"I like working at Lloyd Animal Medical Center because we work as a great team!" she says.

Prior to her involvement here at Lloyd Animal Medical Center, Taylor worked as a Groomer between 2010 and 2015, and then moved into client services. Taylor is Reily 1 Certified, Polarity certified, and is certified as a Massage Therapist. Taylor enjoys spending her time away from the office with her friends and family, including a nice and relaxing visit to the beach.

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Bruce, Hospital Administrator

Hospital Administrator Bruce Eckman has worked in the animal related field for over 14 years, previously working at Tufts Veterinary Emergency Treatment & Specialties in Walpole, MA, Roberts Animal Hospital, and Bristol County Veterinary Hospital. Bruce joined our team here at Lloyd Animal Medical Center in February of 2017, working part time to assist with human resources, staff development, financial management, marketing, planning, and development.

Bruce likes all aspects of work here at Lloyd Animal Medical Center, but enjoys his daily interactions with the staff and clients the most. He brings a level of people skills and a solid level of understanding in veterinary medicines that is unparalleled.

"I like working here at Lloyd Animal Medical Center because the ownership is committed to the staff and clients, and utilizes new medical advancements to offer the most forward-thinking approaches in the field of veterinary medicine."

In his personal life, Bruce enjoys spending time with family, friends, and his cat named Martin, keeping fit by exercising, and playing pickleball. He loves to eat out and being able to spend some quality time with his wife. Bruce loves music, and attending concerts when he can.

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Caitlyn, Client Service Representative

Caitlyn joined our team here at Lloyd Animal Medical Center in November of 2016, working as one of our Client Service Representatives. Caitlyn is one of the bright and cheery faces that helps greet all our clients and their pets, schedule appointments and surgeries, answers the phones, and much more. She enjoys greeting all our clients and learning the most she can about the owners and their pets. Caitlyn brings a personality to our animal hospital that allows clients and their pets to build a relationship with our staff.

"I love working at Lloyd Animal Medical Center because they are a family oriented establishment. The owners and pets come first." Caitlyn says.

Prior to her employment at Lloyd Animal Medical Center, Caitlyn attended Anna Maria College of Paxton, MA, attaining a Bachelor’s degree in Health Science. After college, Caitlyn went on to work for Banfield Pet Hospital as a Client Service Coordinator between August 2015 and November 2016.

At home, Caitlyn likes spending time with her pets, a 2-year-old Toy Fox Terrier, a 12-year-old Dilote Torti named Pumpkin, and a 10-year-old Tiger Cat named Baby. Caitlyn enjoys watching football on Sundays, going for hikes out in the wilderness, and geocaching.

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