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Staff

  • Dr.
    Meghan Myers
    Owner/Veterinarian
    Dr. Meghan Myers was born and raised in Hershey, Pennsylvania. She is a graduate of Hershey High School and continued her undergraduate education at Penn State. In 2006, Dr. Myers attended the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and obtained her degree in veterinary medicine. Dr. Myers has been practicing veterinary medicine in Lebanon and Palmyra prior to purchasing Hershire Animal Hospital from Dr. Brauner in 2016. Owning a practice in her hometown has been a dream of Dr. Myers' since veterinary school. Her special interests include internal medicine, with a special focus on longterm management of endocrine diseases such as diabetes, and dermatology. In her free time, Dr. Myers enjoys spending time with her husband Josh, their beagle Duncan, their 3-legged chihuahua mix Crabby, and their 2 cats Leon and Theodore.
  • Dr.
    Susan Folmer-Brown
    Associate Veterinarian
    Dr. Susan has been with Hershire Animal Hospital since 2003 and is a graduate of the Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine in Boston, MA. While at Tufts, Dr. Susan was the recipient of the school’s prestigious Irma Baron Humanitarian Award. Dr. Susan is also certified in veterinary acupuncture which she uses in conjunction with more mainstream medicine to enhance healing in her patients. She is dedicated to animal welfare and is a founding board member of The Susan Giblin Foundation for Animal Wellness and Welfare. Dr. Susan’s interests include yoga, snorkeling, and the Boston Red Sox. She lives in Mechanicsburg with her husband and two senior cats.
  • Dr.
    Autumn Hynson
    Associate Veterinarian
    Dr. Hynson graduated from Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 2015. She was born and raised in Maryland but has worked in the Hershey area since graduation. In her free time Dr. Hynson enjoys running, baking, traveling and spending time with her husband and their three cats. In addition to dogs and cats, Dr. Hynson enjoys working with sheep and pocket pets.
  • Dr. Caitlin Ferry
    Associate Veterinarian

    Dr. Caitlin Ferry is a PA native, who graduated from Cumberland Valley High
    School in 2005. She continued her education receiving a B.S. in Biology
    from Susquehanna University in 2010. After graduation, she worked as a
    technician for both an equine and small animal veterinarian until beginning
    veterinary school. Caitlin attended Ross University School of Veterinary
    Medicine located on the island of St. Kitts in the West Indies. Upon
    returning to the states with two new pets, a coconut retriever named Kealy
    and a cat named Sophia, she completed her clinical year at Oklahoma State
    University Veterinarian School. In 2015 she received her Doctor of
    Veterinary Medicine degree from Ross University.

    Dr. Ferry currently resides in Carlisle with her husband Neil, two island
    pets, a horse named Goose and newest additions, a rescued Lab mix (Nate or
    Tater) and rescued cat (Patch). In her spare time she enjoys horseback
    riding and walking her dogs.

  • Katie Beard
    Certified Veterinary Technician, Office Manager
    Katie is a 2008 Palmyra High School graduate and a 2010 graduate of Veterinary Technician Institute of Pittsburgh, Pa. Katie is a proud owner of 3 horses and 2 rescue Great Danes. Katie spends her spare time showing horses, playing with her dogs and enjoying time with her friends and family.
  • Nichelle Fernandez
    Certified Veterinary Technician
    Nichelle graduated from YTI in 2015, earning an associates agree in special science. In the future, she hopes to become certified in animal nutrition. During her spare time, she likes to spend time with her son and read.
  • Tracy
    Receptionist
    My family moved to Hummelstown when I was in third grade, and with the exception of a few months after graduating from high school, I have lived here ever since. I started working as an apprentice pet groomer in 1985, and have been working with animals ever since. I have enjoyed time in the dog show world, continuing to expand my knowledge of grooming and handling of animals. I was fortunate enough to join the Hershire staff in 2013 part time, and I have been happy to meet and help our clients. My husband, Tom and I, have a daughter, Tara, currently living in Japan. We live in Hummelstown with our 2 Dobermans, Tucker and Tia, and Standard Poodle, Gotcha.
  • Angie Scheetz
    Receptionist
    I grew up in Lebanon County and have two daughters, Katelyn and Katrina. I also have 3 dogs, two German shepherds and a vizsla, two cats, and a chinchilla. I love working with animals. I look forward to working at Hershire and meeting all of the clients. Please come in and say Hi!
  • Madison Rivera
    Intern
    Madison is the 18-year old daughter of Peter and Melissa Rivera of Elizabethtown, PA. Madison is President of the Class of 2017 at the Elizabethtown Area High School. She is also a member of the student council, Mini-THON, Future Farmers of America (FFA), pit orchestra, National Honor Society, and a varsity lacrosse player. Madison volunteers at her church’s preschool class, Mount Joy Farmer’s Co-Op, assisting with dairy production, and Angels Among Us Dog Rescue. Working towards her goal to become a small animal veterinarian, Madison volunteered at the Elizabethtown Area Animal Hospital her sophomore year, which turned into an internship. She is continuing her internship at Hershire Animal Hospital. Additionally, her employment experiences include serving at Masonic Village, working at Hershey Park, and babysitting for family friends. In her spare time, she enjoys playing with her dog, swimming, skiing, and hiking.
  • Sarah Poorman
    Veterinary Technician
    Sarah is a 2011 graduate of Annville-Cleona High School. She is currently attending school at the Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences in Lancaster, PA. She is working her way to a Bachelor's in Health Care Administration, eventually gaining a certification in Project Management. Sarah is a proud mother of her son, Chase and a proud owner of a miniature Australian shepherd, Bentley, and four rescue cats, Perry, Finn, Meeko, and Beau. Sarah comes from a background working in both animal and human medicine. She currently works full-time as a phlebotomist, and part-time as a veterinary technician. In her spare time, Sarah loves spending time with her family and friends, being outdoors, traveling, and being genuinely happy.
  • Christa Triest
    Certified Veterinary Technician
    Christa is a 2009 graduate of Lehigh Carbon Community College where she obtained an associates degree in Veterinary Technology. Shortly after graduation she passed the Veterinary Technician National Examination and became a certified veterinary technician and has been working in small animal veterinary medicine ever since. Christa is a proud mother of 3 daughters. In her spare time, Christa coaches youth soccer and softball. Christa lives in Bethel with her daughters and their 2 dogs and 3 cats.
  • Jen Bucher
    Receptionist
    Jen grew up on her father's farm, in Carlisle, PA. There has never been a time in her life when she has not been surrounded by animals. She and her husband, Mike, currently reside outside of Harrisburg with their dogs: Eevie, Maui, Dozer, Chiko, and Priss. In her spare time she and Mike help out on her father's farm, where they spend time with their horses, donkeys, a mini mule, and an assortment of other animals that call the farm home. They also enjoy going on camping trips with their horses and dogs, motorcycle rides, hiking, walks and snuggles with their dogs, playing soccer and volleyball, and hanging out with friends and family.
  • Steph Shaak
    Veterinary Technician

    I grew up in Eastern Lebanon County, but I started my career as a Veterinary Technician in 2008 at a small animal practice in North Carolina, where I lived right by the beach for 5 years. I have worked at a couple of animal hospitals in the Lebanon area since returning to Pennsylvania. I have two crazy Huskies who keep me very busy. we spend most of my free time walking or hiking. I also have a fat orange cat named Macaroni. 

  • Amanda Deitch
    Veterinary Technician

    Amanda is a graduate of Hershey High School, and attended Millersville University. Amanda started her career in the equine field, and splits her spare time between the barn and the Florida Keys. 

  • Olivia Guido
    Certified Veterinary Technician

    Olivia was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She graduated from Burrell High School and then immediately went to the Vet Tech Institute in Pittsburgh and graduated in 2015. She has experience in general practice and emergency medicine. Olivia is the proud owner of Bubba the pug who enjoys sleeping and playing with his “Kitty” toy. She also has 2 beagles, Penny and Piper, who live at home with her parents. In her spare time, Olivia enjoys reading, binge watching TV shows on Netflix, and spending quality time with her boyfriend, Corey. She looks forward to a new and exciting chapter of her life at Hershire Animal Hospital.

  • Amanda Deisenroth
    Certified Veterinary Technician

    Amanda graduated from YTI in 2018, earning an associates degree in veterinary specialty science. In the future, Amanda plans on earning a specialty in animal emergency medicine and possibly returning to school to become a veterinarian. In her spare time she likes to spend time with her son and daughter and enjoys camping and fishing. Amanda has 2 rescue pitbulls and a rescue cat, rat and bearded dragon.