Meet Our Team

The Doctors

Dr. Christina DeAngelo joined our practice this summer and will be treating patients 5 days a week

Dr Sudesh Kumar purchased the practice in 2021 and sees patients 2 days a week.


Melissa Cliett is our Practice Manager. She has been working in the veterinary field for over 25 years. She is a graduate of Texas A&M University and a Registered Veterinary Technician. Melissa lives in Ledyard with her wonderful husband and children. She is also shares her home with her adopted cat "Gilligan", a corn snake "Sammy", a leopard gecko "Wilson", guinea pigs "Alexander" and "Hamilton" and two mares "Taylor" and "Cheeka"

Veterinary Technicians

Courtney Tapia comes to us as a graduate of Becker College with 6 years of Veterinary Technician experience at a variety of practices. She lives in Canterbury with her husband, two totally spoiled cats "George" and "Lucas" and many fish.

Leslie Felten is one of our two room technicians.

Angelina Arena is one of our two great room technicians

Eva Zieller Klein is a Certified Veterinary Technician and oversees our surgical suite.  Eva shares her home with many animals including 10 cats, 2 dogs, a juliana pig, a bearded dragon, 2 leopard geckos, a sugar glider, a horse, 3 nigerian dwarf goats, a sheep, a goose, 4 turkeys and 38 chickens!


Audrey Paul joined our team as an assistant, but quickly moved into the smiling face of the front desk.