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Triadelphia Veterinary Clinic was founded with the idea of creating a family friendly hospital that invites your whole family to participate in your pet's veterinary care. Our Doctors have over 50 years of professional experience. Our team here is knowledgeable, compassionate, friendly and committed to your pet's health. We all believe in providing personalized care for each individual pet and owner's unique concerns. Everyone is a big family here at Triadelphia Veterinary Clinic and we wish to extend that invitation to our clients as well.
Dina Jones, DVM
Dr. Jones has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 20 years. She is married, a mother of two wonderful boys, a spoiled miniature schnauzer and 2 cats. She has been in the veterinary community since she was a teenager, working as an assistant in Westminster, Maryland. Dr. Jones graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Delaware in 1992 with a major in Animal Science and a minor in Biology. She was then accepted to the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine where she received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 1996.
She has a special interest in non-traditional, exotic pets such as rabbits, guinea pigs, ferrets, hamsters and other rodents. She had the good fortune of working with a Board Certified Avian Specialist gaining knowledge of various bird species as well as reptiles. Dr. Jones raised Netherland Dwarf rabbits starting as a 4-H project that evolved into an avid hobby, which she continued until her college years.
Dr. Jones enjoys her job immensely. She finds it fun interacting with patients as well as their people. Achieving balance between the medical and emotional well being of pets is rewarding to her. Dr. Jones also finds great pleasure in working with the community through mentorship programs, informational tours to youth groups and visits to schools on career day.
Heather Stup, DVM
Dr. Stup grew up in Howard County and knows what a wonderful place this area is for pets and families. After graduating Magna Cum Laude from the University of Maryland, College Park, she attended North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine. While there, she developed interests in oncology and emergency medicine. Upon graduation from NC State, she was chosen by Tufts University in Massachusetts for advanced studies as an intern in small animal medicine and surgery. There, she pursued further training in oncology, emergency medicine and internal medicine. Since 2002, Dr. Stup has practiced Veterinary Medicine in Howard County; the area that started her passion for helping animals. In January of 2006, she was proud to open Triadelphia Veterinary Clinic with her colleagues. She lives in the neighborhood with her husband, daughter, son, 3 dogs, cats, a miniature horse, chickens & goats.
Susan Oltman, DVM
Dr. Oltman grew up in Livonia, Michigan. She attended Michigan State University, achieving her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in June 1990. She has lived and worked in Howard County, Maryland since August 1990. As well as being a small animal practitioner, Dr. Oltman has worked with Hills Pet food on several clinical trials for new prescription diets. She strives to form lasting relationships with her clients and their pets. Dr. Oltman lives with her husband, 2 sons and several cats.
Our Support Team
Carissa, Practice Manager
Carissa joined our team in October of 2018. She was born and raised in Mount Airy, Maryland. She has always had a passion for animals, people, and helping in any way she can. Carissa grew up in the local 4-H program showing cattle, hogs, sheep, and pleasure horse back riding. You could say that the love for animals came pretty naturally to her.
She is currently enrolled in the Penn Foster business management program to receive her bachelor's degree and eventually earn her Certified Veterinary Practice Manager certificate (CVPM). Some of her special interest within the veterinary field include educating staff and clients about veterinary medicine.
Carissa's dreams include receiving her CVPM and growing within the veterinary industry while creating a family as well. When not working at the clinic or on school work, you can find Carissa spending time with family, doing photography, and giving lots of love to her pack of Pembroke Welsh Corgis.
She could not be happier to be a part of the TVC staff and loves working with an amazing staff and three of the kindest veterinarians in the area! She currently lives with her boyfriend, Ned and crazy corgis, Londyn, Mr. Wilson, Styrling, and Brystol in Mount Airy.
Mary, Registered Veterinary Technician Manager
Mary joined our team in December of 2008. She has been in the veterinary field for almost 20 years. She attended Harcum College in conjunction with The University of Penn. There she graduated with her license as a registered veterinary technician in 2004. She enjoys making her patients feel comfortable in what are often very unfamiliar and at times difficult circumstances. She lives with her partner, Julien; their car, The Bean; and two unruly but lovable parrots in Frederick.
Monica, Inventory/Veterinary Assistants Manager
Monica joined our team in June of 2010. She grew up in Milan, Italy. She has always loved animals and spent a lot of time volunteering with wildlife rescue centers. She has a background in psychology, a degree in accounting, and a diploma in holistic massage and aromatherapy from London, UK. Monica is currently enrolled at HCC studying microbiology. When not at the clinic or doing school work, she enjoys outdoor activities like hiking and jewelry/mosaic making.
Monica dreams to one day be able to travel both in the states and all over the world. Her favorite part of TVC is the staff; this is her family in the USA since all of her biological family is overseas. She currently lives with her son, Thomas; cat, Dolce; and snake, Sibilla in Dayton.
Joanne, Receptionist Manager
Joanne joined our team in September of 2009. She grew up in Ambler, Pennsylvania. She always had a special interest in animal medicine. Joanne comes to us with an associates degree from Harcum Jr. College and as an accredited RVT from 1989-2000. She started in the veterinary field in 1989, but took a 10 year hiatus to raise her family in 1999. She decided to come back to the veterinary field in a different way and become a receptionist at her favorite veterinary clinic (TVC!). When not working, Joanne is active in her church and enjoys the outdoors.
Her favorite part of TVC is her relationships with her co-workers and our clients. She currently lives with her husband, Bill; sons, John and Nate; terrier mix, Biscuit; and cats, Georgia and Oscar in Ellicott City.
Kelsie, Registered Veterinary Technician
Kelsie joined our team in September of 2013. She grew up in Columbia, Maryland. She grew up riding horses and always thought she wanted to work with horses, until she realized she could get seriously injured working with some of the wrong ones. While horses are still her favorite outside of work, she doesn't get to ride as much as she would like anymore. Kelsie started in the veterinary field as a kennel assistant in 2003. She then went on to get an associates degree and her RVT license in 2009. When not working, she enjoys taking care of her son and doing special volunteer work.
Kelsie finds value in the simple things, so her son and family are the most important things to her. She dreams to be the best mother, wife, sister, and daughter that she can be. (Even though she secretly would like to have a farm with a horse of every color one day!) Her favorite part of TVC is that the entire staff here truly does love all of the animals and that we do a lot to ensure each one gets the best possible care. She currently lives with her husband, son, and loving pit-bull mixes, Chawlie and Kavik in Damascus.
Nicole, Registered Veterinary Technician
Nicole joined our team in March of 2014. She grew up in Laurel, Maryland. She grew up with lots of animals and horses, naturally leading her to this profession. Nicole came to us with 8 years of veterinary assistant experience and completed an associates degree in veterinary technology to became an accredited RVT in 2015. When she is not working, Nicole enjoys spending time with her kids and family, working around the house, and horseback riding.
Nicole dreams that she continues working here at TVC, watching her girls grow up, and buying a farmette with lots of horses. Her favorite part of TVC is working with such a great group of ladies. She currently live with her boyfriend, Zach; daughters, Avery and MaKenna; dogs, Skittles and Roxy; and pig, Penny in Finksburg.
Kim, Registered Veterinary Technician
Kim is one of the original employees, as she joined the team in July of 2006. She grew up in Woodbine, Maryland. She began working in a kennel when she was 14 and enjoyed working with the animals, naturally leading her to further her education and continue in the veterinary field. Kim has an associates degree in arts and sciences, a degree in veterinary nursing, and her RVT license. She is also a teacher at Carroll Community College. She teaches the Veterinary Assistant Course there. When not teaching or working here at the clinic, Kim enjoys spending time her her children, cooking, gardening, and being outside in the nice weather.
Kim's favorite part about TVC is the kindness, compassion, and quality medicine that we practice here. She currently lives with her husband, 4 children, 2 dogs, 4 cats, and fish in Finksburg.
Sara, Registered Veterinary Technician
Sara joined our team in May of 2017. She grew up in Keedysville, Maryland. She has always had a very particular and deep passion for animals. Sara came to TVC with 10 years of veterinary experience, her associates degree in veterinary technology, and her RVT license. Sara became a registered tech in 2012 and has special interest in internal medicine and the disease processes in animals. When she is not working or going to school part-time, Sara enjoys spending most of her time with her dog, who happens to be her best friend.
Sara dreams about going back to school and getting a degree in human diagnostic medical sonography. Her favorite part of TVC is her great bosses and the great work environment. She currently lives with her senior dog, Gulliver and two cats, Thumbelina and Beaker in Hagerstown.
Sue, Registered Veterinary Technician
Sue is one of the last original employees we have, as she joined our team on opening day, January 6, 2006. She grew up in Northampton, Pennsylvania. Sue was brought to the field in 1997 when she got her first Great Dane and started the veterinary technician program shortly after. Sue started her career in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries in 1991. She graduated from Virginia Tech in 1992 with her bachelors in biology and got her associates degree in veterinary technology with her RVT license in 2001. She has been a technician for 17.5 years working with our TVC doctors since the beginning of her tech career. Sue has a special interest in volunteering as a member of the HSUS Emergency Animal Response Team where she helps to deploy them on large scale rescue operations when needed. She also fosters dogs with medical needs or those in desperate situations.
Sue only spends one Saturday a month and fills in when she can here at the clinic as her full time job is a consultant in the biotech industry assisting companies with regulatory requirements of getting new drugs through pre-clinical trials, as well as providing guidance on drug manufacturing regulations. When Sue is not here or at her full time job you may find her out with friends at local breweries/wineries, hanging out with her son, working out, or taking care of her Great Danes. Her favorite thing about TVC is the doctors and staff are family to her. She misses the daily camaraderie and joking; the work and patients always came first, but never without a smile and some laughs. Sue currently lives with her boyfriend, Mike; son, Imre; Mike's daughters, Lindsay and Riley; and two rescue Great Danes, Vadar and Phoebe in Purcellville, Virginia.
Rachael, Veterinary Assistant
Rachael joined our team in September of 2018. She grew up in New Windsor, Maryland. She attended the University of Alabama and has 4 years of dog handling experience before starting here at TVC. She came to the veterinary field to learn more about the medicine involved with our pets. Rachael enjoys spending time with her dog hiking, running, biking, and training.
One day, Rachael dreams to have a farm in the middle of nowhere with plenty of animal companionship. Her favorite things about TVC is the positive environment and always learning something new. She currently lives with her boyfriend, Tyler and dog, Tyson in Westminster.
Jessica, Veterinary Assistant
Jessica joined our team in January of 2018. She grew up in Woodbine, Maryland. She has her bachelor's degree in digital marketing and is currently working towards an associate's degree in interior design. Jessica was drawn to the field very early in life as both of her parents were veterinarians. She loves organization and functionality, therefore she spends a lot of time designing floor plans. When she is not at work, she loves a lazy day of Netflix and puppy cuddles. She also dances and loves to spend time with her family and friends.
Jessica dreams to open a rescue and save any pet on a euthanasia list because of shelters not having resources to be able to keep them. Her favorite thing about TVC is the wonderful staff and how fun it can be to provide quality care to each patient. She currently lives with her parents and dog, Reine in Woodbine.
Megan, Veterinary Assistant
Megan joined our team in November of 2017 as an intern and became an assistant in February of 2018. She grew up in Odenton, Maryland. She has completed the veterinary assistant certificate program through Penn Foster and Carroll Community College. Growing up, Megan's dad bred reptiles and she always had an interest in animals, bringing her to the veterinary field. When not at work she enjoys hiking, painting, playing with her pups, and working on school work.
Megan dreams to become a registered veterinary technician and work with more exotics or in an ER hospital. Her favorite thing about TVC is our welcoming staff, clients, and patients. She currently lives with her brother, 4 dogs, 2 cats, 3 snakes, 3 lizards, and a tortoise in Frederick.
Carlie, Veterinary Assistant
Carlie joined our team in September of 2018. She grew up in Beltsville, Maryland. She attended Howard Community College and the Animal Behavior College. She received her veterinary assistant certificate and completed an internship at Antrim Veterinary Hospital. She simply has always loves animals and wanted to always work with them, bringing her to the veterinary field. When not at work, Carlie spends her time being a mom. She particularly loves going camping with her family.
Carlie dreams to live on a farm with lots of land and to pass her RVT test in the future. Her favorite thing about TVC is our patients and the family atmosphere. She currently lives with her 2 daughters, McKenzie and Bailee; 3 cats, 2 dogs, and 6 chickens in Union Bridge.
Amanda, Veterinary Assistant
Amanda joined our team in April of 2018. She grew up just outside of the twin cities in Minnesota. She always has had a passion for animals and from a very young age, she knew then that she wanted to always work with animals. She attended the University of Minnesota pre-veterinary program, but before finishing she moved to Colorado for a short time, then New York! She began in the field in 1992 as a kennel assistant and working up to office manager before leaving that job in 1999. From 1999-2002, Amanda was a receptionist/assistant for a general and emergency care animal hospital. In 2002, she moved to be an assistant in the dermatology department and a discharge nurse in the orthopedic department. In 2004 she decided to stay at home with her daughters and started a side photography business. Amanda's family decided more recently to foster a few puppies, one of which had parvo, and that is when she realized that she needed to come back to the field after her 14 year hiatus. She has a special interest in orthopedic surgery and rehabilitation. When not at work, Amanda loves spending time with her family, being outdoors, photography, and anything that gets her creative gears moving.
Amanda dreams to go back to school and become a RVT, specializing in orthopedics and rehabilitation. She also dreams to travel the world and become a better version of her everyday self. Her favorite part about TVC is how truly genuine our veterinarians and staff are, providing the best possible care to every patient, and building relationships with each client and pet. She currently lives with her husband, two daughters, and 2 rescued lab mixes, Luke and Lacy in Marriottsville.
Danielle, Veterinary Assistant/Receptionist
Danielle joined our team in April of 2017. She grew up right here in Howard County. She just really loved dogs and that lead her to having the passion to work in the veterinary field. She has her veterinary assistant certificate. Danielle's special interests include dogs, hiking, food, and travel. When not working, she spends her time going to school to get her degree in accounting and business.
Danielle dreams to one day have lots and lots of dogs of her own. Her favorite part about TVC is getting to see, help, and build relationships with all of our wonderful patients. She currently lives with her mom, dad, grandma, 2 dogs, and a horse here in Howard County.
Regina joined our team in March of 2014. She was brought to the field due to her passion for animals. She just wanted to be a part of the life saving measure at a veterinary office. When not at work Regina enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoys volunteerings with a local rescue when she can. Her favorite part about TVC is the fantastic clients and staff. She currently resides in Carroll County with her dogs.
Karen joined our team in September of 2015. She grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She studied psychology in college, then went on to pursue her love for animals in various ways. She found opportunities to volunteer with shelters, rescues, and therapeutic riding. While volunteering, she was given an amazing opportunity to work with exotic cats as a care taker of tigers, lions, and Siberian Lynx. This is where she met her mentor and the passions sparked for them to later found Tigers for Tomorrow at Untamed Mountain, which is a very successful 501(c)3 last stop sanctuary for displaced animals. Located in Attalla, Alabama; they are now home to over 150 animals including lions, tigers, wolves, bears, farm animals, and many more. When not at work, Karen enjoys spending time with her kids, friends, and animals while being outside. She shares a special interest in elephants.
Karen dreams to one day work with elephants at a sanctuary and have a clinic chicken like Matilda. Her favorite thing about TVC is establishing relationships with the clients and patients, while working with the best team there is. She currently lives with her kids, Owen and Noah; beagles, Wheeler and Lily; cats, Zen, Muppet, Snider, and Mouse; and bearded dragons, Bret and Ellie in Columbia.
Sam joined our team in April of 2017. She grew up in Mount Airy, Maryland. She came to the veterinary field with aspirations to become a veterinarian since she grew up around lots of animals and found a passion for helping them. Her special interests include chemistry, animal science, and working with exotic animals. When not at work you can find Sam going to school, hanging out with friends, and playing with her pets.
Sam dreams to get her bachelors degree and go on to vet school to get her DVM and own a private practice of her own. Her favorite part about TVC is establishing relationships with clients and all of the fun work parties. She lives with her mom, dad, sister, 2 Miniature Schnauzers, Phoebe and Lola; and 2 hedgehogs, Ozzy and Milo in Mount Airy.
Cristin joined our team in July of 2018. She grew up in Montgomery County, Maryland. She came to the field due to her severe love for dogs and brings with her 10 years for kennel and doggie daycare experience, plus grooming assistance experience. Some of Cristin's special interests include dog training, sketching, and painting. When not at work she loves naps, food, and hanging out with her friends.
Cristin dreams to be a crazy dog lady some day and have dogs of every color, shape, size, and personality. Her favorite part of TVC is how accepting and family-like everyone that comes into the building is. She currently lives with her fancy rat, Finn; and pit-bull/rottweiler mix, Hendrix in Frederick County.
Jeanna joined our team in October of 2014. She grew up in Hagerstown, Maryland. She always held a special place in her heart for animals which brought her to want to work with them every day. Jeanna takes a special interest in crafting and graphic design. When not working she spends time with her daughter and does a lot of graphic design for her etsy business.
Jeanna dreams of going back to school to become a RVT someday. Her favorite part about TVC is the people she works with and how it is always like family when she comes to work. She currently lives with her husband, Justin; daughter, Ella; 2 chihuahuas, Licorice and Roo; and cat, Spike in Sykesville.
Victoria joined our team in August 2018. She grew up in Eastern Europe. She has completed her associate's degree at Howard Community College. She was brought to the field by her burning passion for animals and helping them. Victoria holds a special place in her heart for hiking, watching hockey, and gardening. Those are also what you would generally find her doing when she is not here at the clinic.
Victoria's favorite part about TVC is being able to sneak into the back of the hospital to pet all of the cats and dogs, although; she loves the cats a little extra! She currently lives here in Howard County.
Shane joined our team in June of 2018. He grew up right here in Howard County, Maryland. He is a student at Glenelg High School. Shane has always had a special love for animals and how he can connect with them. His special interests include biology, theatre, piano, and football. When not at work you can find him hanging out with his friends, family, and pets!
Shane dreams to become an entrepreneur. His favorite thing about TVC is meeting lots of new people and their pets. He currently lives with his Miniature Australian Shepherd, Parker; Samoyed, Teddy; Jack Russell, Muffin; and Guinea Pig, Theodore here in Howard County.
We see patients by appointment only. Please call the schedule your appointment today. If you have an urgent matter we do try to accomodate same day appointments, although a longer wait is possible.
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If you have an emergency after hours or while our clinic is closed, please visit one of our local emergency hospitals:
-Pet ER (CVRC), Columbia: 410-441-3301
10000 Old Columbia Road, Columbia, MD 21046
-Anne Arundel Veterinary Emergency Clinic: 410-224-0331
808 Bestgate Road, Annapolis, MD 21401
-Emergency Veterinary Clinic: 410-788-7040
32 Mellor Ave #C, Catonsville, MD 21228
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