Meet Our Veterinary Staff

Allow us to introduce the team that keeps Valley Veterinary Hospital running! Our veterinary staff here in Phoenixville is a diverse, multi-talented group, but they all share a love for animals and enthusiasm for helping others.

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Client Communications and Front Desk

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Richelle Clemente

Richelle comes from a legal background. She has had a love for all animals since she was a child. While volunteering at a horse sanctuary, Richelle decided it was time to follow her passion and work around animals full time, and she hopes to complete her Canine and Equine Massage therapy certification. In her free time, she relishes hikes with her dogs and horseback riding. Richelle also enjoys watching Westerns, sports, and Gotham with her sons Zachary and AJ.

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Kelly Capaldi

Kelly joined the Valley Veterinary team in March of 2015 as Lead Receptionist/Front Desk Coordinator. She has been working in the veterinary field since 2011, both in emergency and general care. Kelly was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay area, and in spite of living in Pennsylvania for the past 25 years, still considers herself a California girl at heart. Kelly lives in Schwenksville with her husband, Robert, and their five dogs – Lily, Pepe, Lorelai, Juneaux, and Tony. When not at work, Kelly enjoys watching the antics of her Chihuahua pack and taking all the dogs for long walks on the Perkiomen Trail. Kelly’s favorite part of being a member of the Valley Veterinary family is witnessing the compassionate care shown to all pets and their parents, and of course, giving hugs and kisses to all our patients.

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Kate Gentile

Kate joined the Valley Vet team in May of 2016 as a Client Care Specialist and Project Manager for the new facility at 1145 Valley Forge Road. She received a B.A. in Education from the University of Delaware and has experience in construction and management. Kate shares her home with her boyfriend Jon and their shy but sweet golden/chow rescue, Daisy. In her free time, Kate loves to travel, go to the beach, attend festivals, play with furry friends and search for the perfect grilled cheese sandwich.

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Wanda Mossie

Wanda just celebrated her 20th anniversary with Valley Vet! She started in 1997 and has been involved in every aspect of the hospital. Wanda is the glue that holds the office together. She loves to spend time with our clients and watch their two-legged and four-legged families grow along with hers. Her Valley Veterinary family is just as important as her own. Wanda shares her home with her family which includes two cats, Zena and Luna.

Veterinary Team Members

Lisa Schwartz-Neubauer

Lisa graduated from Harcum College for veterinary technology in December 2016 and became a certified veterinary technician in April the following year. She also has a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from the University of Hartford but decided to change paths after taking care of her own animals growing up. In the past, she volunteered at PAWS Animal Rescue and at the Penn Vet Working Dog Center where she helped train dogs who were learning to find victims of disasters, identify explosives and illicit drug threats, serve as diabetes alert dogs, and detect ovarian cancer. In her spare time, Lisa enjoys snowboarding, hiking, cooking, traveling and spending time with her two cats, Oliver and Dinah.

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Donna Nguyen

Donna joined the Valley Vet team in December of 2016 and graduated with an Associates degree in Veterinary Technology from Harcum College. She enjoys traveling, going to the beach, and spending time with her three dogs Rico, Lilo, and Kino.

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Nicole Berkheiser

Nicole joined the Valley Veterinary team as a technician assistant in September of 2015. She earned a B.S. in Equine Studies and Equine Business from The University of Findlay in Ohio. After working as a horse trainer for a few years, she decided it was time for a career change and is currently attending Harcum College studying to be a Veterinary Technician. In her free time, she enjoys riding and spending time with her Half-Arabian horse, Danielle, and hiking with her lab, Troy.

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Meghan M. Joy

Meghan has worked at Valley Veterinary hospital since 2005 and has enjoyed working with a variety of animals and educating clients on the care of their pets. Meghan graduated from West Chester University with a B.S. in Biology and Education. She lives with her husband and daughter, two dogs (a husky and a shepherd mix), two cats, and an iguana. In her free time, Meghan enjoys horseback riding, playing deck hockey, and camping with her dogs.

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Sam Souza

Sam joined the Valley Vet team in 2013 as a kennel assistant. He has since worked his way up to being one of our lead technicians. In his spare time, Sam enjoys being outside, either camping, tubing, hiking, or just exploring local state parks. Sam lives with his girlfriend, Ashley, and their dog Spencer.

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Meghan Gibbons

Meghan graduated from Franklin and Marshall College in 2014 with a B.A. in Animal Behavior. After working in a mixed practice veterinary hospital, she became interested in exploring animal medicine and attended Harcum College for their veterinary technician program. Meghan graduated in December 2017 and is eligible to sit for the VTNE in March of 2018. She absolutely loves what she does and hopes to continue to grow and learn in perfecting her nursing skills. After working with a behavioral lab of capuchins and squirrel monkeys in college, Meghan hopes to pursue work in wildlife conservation in the future. In her spare time, she loves to read, paint, travel, hike, do anything outdoors, or spend time with her husband and their cat Pippin and dog Bailey.

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Victoria Remelius

Victoria is currently pursuing a degree in Chemistry/Biology at West Chester University and joined the Valley Vet team in January 2018 as a technician assistant. She enjoys hiking, kayaking, reading and going on adventures with her pups Mya and Nike.

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Our Furry Team Members

Our Furry Team Members

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Minnie

Minnie is Dr. Shreiber’s newest greyhound and is a giant love bug! Much like her older sister, Minnie is a sweetie who enjoys all the attention she can get. She loves pets and hugs, eating doggy ice cream and popping up to say hello to all of our clients.

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Gracie

Gracie is Dr. Shreiber’s first greyhound in command and is the leader of the office pups. She is super sweet and lovey! She can be found lounging around the office, snacking on doggy ice cream, and playing with her furry friends.

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LT

LT came to Valley Vet as a sickly, 8 lb. flea-infested kitty that needed medical attention and is now tipping the scales at 20 lbs! No, he’s not pregnant, yes, he is on a diet, but hey, he’s more to love! LT is the Valley Vet ambassador. He can be found wandering the halls at Valley Vet, joining you in an exam room or greeting you in the lobby. When he is not performing his social responsibilities, he is usually snoozing behind the front desk or begging for food (of course). Make sure to say hello to him while you are visiting our office. He definitely looks forward to the attention!

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Daisy

Daisy came from Home At Last Rescue and is the newest furry addition to Valley Vet. While she is timid, when she warms up she is cuddly, chipper, and full of tail-wagging energy! Daisy loves to come to work with her mom, Kate, and enjoys napping, eating lots of treats, and playing with her furry coworkers and friends!

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Troy

When Troy is not at home or outside with his mom Nikki, he can be found chasing tennis balls and looking for treats around the front office. Troy recently passed his therapy dog international exam and is full of love and energy! He is ready to give you lots of wet kisses and will accept all of the belly rubs!

In Loving Memory

In Loving Memory

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Cosmo

Cosmo was a charismatic greyhound who brought a lot of joy to the office for over 10 years. He was the pack leader, very intelligent, spirited, and full of energy and spunk. He loved chicken fingers and treats, naps with his sister Gracie, and had a special bond with Dr. Shreiber. Cosmo is missed by everyone!

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Lucky

Lucky was one of Valley Vet's most beloved friends. She was gentle and quiet and could be found cuddling in a small space or in the laps of the front desk staff. Lucky loved to visit new friends in the building, eat treats, and snuggle up for a nap. She is missed by all and will forever hold a place in our hearts!

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We love this place and last night was not any different. Doctors are amazing and the staff makes you feel comfortable...
Most importantly my kitty is feeling better today!!! Yea!!! Thank you!!!

- Kristie M.

We absolutely love our vets here!!!! We have a 4 year old American Bully and a 10 week old pit mix and they ADORE all the staff at Valley Vet!!! The staff are welcoming, loving, kind, attentive and thorough! We absolutely LOVE Valley Vet Hospital 

- Sammy J.

Our little piggie Cookie had a fall last night. It was so easy to get an appointment to get her looked at. Dr. Shreiber was very patient in examining her. The office staff and assistants are also very compassionate people. Thank you for making our little Cookie feel better.

- Nick D.

The most knowledgeable vet we ever had. They do not push treatment on you, they work with you and the main priority is your pet.

- Gloria D.

Always a great experience. I was here yesterday after my dog was bitten by another dog and they took her back right away and eased my mind that it was only a minor flesh wound.

- Amy P.

I LOVE Valley Vet! They are always there for our pets and us too! We are proud to be Dr. Shreiber's 7th customer!!! They "GET" it there! All of them! We can not thank everyone at Valley Vet enough for everything!!!!!

- Lori A.

I couldn't be more pleased with Valley Vet. From the moment you walk in to the moment you walk out, you know you are in great hands. Highly recommend VVH to anyone I meet!

- Stephanie W.

Thank you all for your wonderful support and care of my beloved Lilly. You made her and I so comfortable as we said good-bye. It’s never easy to let go of your pet, but even though my heart was breaking you took great care of her. I don’t know how you do what you do, but I appreciate more than you’ll ever know.

- Jennifer A.

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