• Dr.
    Meghan Myers

    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 son Benjamin, their 3-legged chihuahua mix Crabby, and their 2 cats Leon and Theodore.

  • 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. Susan Zhang
    Associate Veterinarian

    Dr. Susan Zhang grew up in New Jersey and attended NYU for her undergraduate studies before graduating from Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2015. She completed a small animal rotating internship and then practiced in her hometown for a few years prior to moving out to California. She has since returned to the east coast and is excited to be at Hershire Animal Hospital. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, eating, hiking, and traveling. Her cat and dog, Cheerio and Tater,keep her plenty busy as well.

  • 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
    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
    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
    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.
  • 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.

  • Courtney Burridge
    Veterinary Technician

    Courtney grew up in Mechanicsburg Pennsylvania and graduated fromCumberland Valley high school in 2015. After graduating high school, shewas undecided on her career path but eventually found a passion forveterinary medicine while working part time at a kennel. Courtney thenattended YTI for the veterinary technician program and graduated in Januaryof 2020 with an associate in specialized technology. Courtney has familypets that she considers her own- Moses (hound mix), Gretchen (Catahoulamix), Guenzel (German Shepherd), Bella (family cat). In her spare time,Courtney like to go kayaking, camping, and spend time with her family andfriends.

  • Ashlae Davis
    Veterinary Technician

    Ashlae grew up in Middletown Pa before she relocated to Pittsburgh to attend the Vet Tech Institute in 2013.  She graduated from VTI in 2015 and has experience in general practice.  Ashlae enjoys spending time with her two children and her pets Snooki and Dembe.  She also enjoys gardening, snowtubing and cooking. 

  • Steph Shaak
    Veterinary Technician

    Steph was born and raised in Lebanon County, and graduated from ELCO High School in 2008. After graduation, Steph moved to North Carolina and began working as a Veterinary Technician in 2008 at a small animal practice. She worked at a couple different practices after moving back to her hometown, eventually coming to us at Hershire in 2017. She has 5 cats who rule her house, and Siberian Husky named Tazer.  In her spare time she enjoys going for hikes, reading, painting and drawing. 

  • Heather Platzer Veterinary Technician

    Heather grew up in Mechanicsburg, Pa, and has always had a strong passion for animals. She is currently living in Middletown with her whole herd of misfit rescues; a pitbull mix Petra, two cats Ares (a chunky orange feisty guy), and Ty (an extremely shy calico girl,) and a leopard geckoFrankenstein whose half blind! Heather enjoys kayaking, photography, horror movies, going to the gym, and binge-watching shows.

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