Central Veterinary Center Staff

Misty Brennan, Receptionist

Missy Brennan, Receptionist

Melissa is a receptionist at Central Veterinary Center. Her job responsibilities include answering phones, booking appointments and greeting clients. Her favorite part of the job is learning about animals and medications. She is currently taking college courses. Melissa says, "I like working here because I have heard many great things. The other employees are very nice and fun to work with."

At home, Melissa has a pug named Gizmo, an Irish wolfhound/lab named Kaiya and a tabby cat named Dewey. She enjoys walking her dogs and teaching them tricks. She also enjoys fishing and working out.

Jennifer Kellich, Veterinary Technician

Jennifer Kellich joined Country Line Animal Hospital in June 2014, bringing over 10 years of experience in the animal care field to the position.

Her primary responsibilities as a Veterinary Technician include assisting the veterinarian, taking radiographs, administering medications and processing lab work. She's always ready to learn and master new tasks as well. "I've enjoyed working with animals all my life," she says, adding that she "doesn't mind getting her hands dirty." She also says, "working with the doctors and staff at Country Line Veterinary Hospital and Central Veterinary Center has been an amazing and enjoyable experience."

Jennifer has three pets: a cat, Via; and two dogs, Nemo and Jett. In her free time, she enjoys going to the beach, gardening, baking, attending food festivals and spending time with family and friends.

Nicole Miller, Veterinary Technician

With her compassionate personality, her willingness to learn new things and her dedication to performing her very best work, Veterinary Technician Nicole Miller adds great strength to our hospital staff. Her job responsibilities include assisting the veterinarians during examinations, administering medications, helping with vaccinations and processing laboratory tests. Nicole has worked in the animal-care field for over 12 years and joined our team in June 2013.

"County Line Veterinary Hospital is one of the most caring and friendly veterinary hospitals I have ever encountered," Nicole says. "Dr. Heitzman and Dr. Harvey are two of the nicest people I know. I enjoy working here because we all share a common goal of providing the best veterinary care for each pet that enters our hospital."

At home, Nicole shares her time with her three dogs, Miley, Chase and Lunchbox, and her cats named Littles and PK. When not at work, she enjoys working out at Orange Theory Fitness and spending time with her family and friends, especially her nephews Jackson and Nathan.

Melissa Dierkes, Certified Veterinary Technician

Certified Veterinary Technician Melissa Dierkes joined the staff in 2008, shortly after completing her associate degree in veterinary technology at Manor College. She began her career in the pet care field in 2005.

Her duties include assisting during exams, collecting blood samples, running laboratory tests, taking radiographs (X-rays), administering medications and assisting during surgery.

Asked what she likes best about her work, Melissa says, "I love caring for the animals and seeing all of our clients. CountyLine Veterinary Hospital and Central Veterinary Center have the best veterinarians. They are all so kind and compassionate and wonderful to work with."

Melissa's love for animals does not end with her workday. She has a Miniature Dachshund named Brinkley and a cat named Wilma at home. She also enjoys playing softball, watching baseball, singing, spending time with family and friends, watching movies and photography.

Brittany Koenig, Certified Veterinary Technician

Certified Veterinary Technician Brittany Koenig joined the team at Central Veterinary Center in March 2017. Brittany earned her Associate degree in Veterinary Technology and is a certified veterinary technician in the state of Pennsylvania.

At home, Brittany has a 17-year-old beagle/lab mix named Buddy, a 7-year-old boxer named Kayla, a 4-year-old pit bull named Gracie, two 7-year-old cats named Bella and Jacob, and a 3-year-old mutt named Roxy. Outside of the hospital, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, working out, watching movies and listening to music.