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Meet Our Team

Our dedicated team is committed to treating all pets with understanding and compassion. We focus on educating our clients on how to keep their pets happy and healthy throughout all life stages. We provide counsel on nutrition, behavior, and preventative medicine.

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Dr. Kevin Schengrund

Owner

Dr. Kevin Schengrund is the owner of Hershey Veterinary Hospital. Dr. Schengrund is a graduate of Penn State University and received his DVM degree from Purdue University in 1988. After graduation Dr. Schengrund worked in Las Vegas before returning to his hometown of Hershey and opening Hershey Veterinary Hospital in 1990. Dr. Schengrund’s veterinary interests include ophthalmology, surgery, and internal medicine… Read more

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Joanne

Office Manager

Joanne became our office manager in 2018 after being a client for over 25 years. Joanne is a CPA who previously ran her family’s business prior to its sale. Joanne shares her home with her dog, Asti, and has a large pond with 28 goldfish and multiple frogs. Joanne loves to try different wines and enjoys reading and gardening.

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Janell

Technician

Janell has been a team member since the year 2000. Janell received her degree in veterinary medical technology from Wilson College. Janell shares her home with her husband, 2 sons, 2 Great Danes, and 3 cats. Janell enjoys spending time with the family, riding bikes, and hiking.

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Beth

Receptionist

Beth has been one of our receptionists since 2007 after being referred by a friend. Beth shares her home with her husband, daughter, and 2 chocolate labs. Beth enjoys being outside, as well as traveling and cooking.

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Kim

Receptionist

Kim started her veterinary career in equine medicine before joining our team in 2010. Kim currently works as one of our receptionists. Kim enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 sons; as well as horseback riding.

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Delaney

Technician Assistant

Delaney joined the Hershey Vet team in 2014 after many years coming as a client. Delaney is a graduate of Penn State and will be attending the University of Pennsylvania Veterinary School in the fall of 2021. Delaney also enjoys spending time with her Shih Tzu named Caspian, hiking, baking, and photography.

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Kelsey

Technician Assistant / Cleaning Manager

Kelsey has always loved animals and after attending Lancaster County CTC, she joined the Hershey Vet team in 2014. Kelsey works as one of our technician assistants and also as our cleaning manager. Kelsey lives with her husband, son, and her yellow lab, Carly. When not at work Kelsey enjoys: camping, listening to music, being outdoors, and spending time with the family.

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Catia

Groomer

Catia rejoined our team in 2017 after spending a summer working with us as a teenager. Catia is originally from Portugal and speaks 2 languages. Catia and her 2 sons share their home with 3 dogs and 1 cat. Catia enjoys listening to to all types of music as well.

Cadence

Kennel Assistant

Cadence joined our team in February of 2020 after a friend told her about a job opportunity at Hershey Veterinary Hospital.  She has two cats, Axl and Izzy.  Cadence enjoys listening to music, photography, and competitive shooting.

Micah

Kennel Assistant

Micah joined the team in August of 2020.  She loves animals and wanted to become a kennel assistant to learn more about the veterinary field.  She has two Greater Swiss Mountain dogs, one of which she showed to his grand championship in the conformation ring.  Micah enjoys playing volleyball and spending time with her dogs.

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Kali

Receptionist

Kali joined the team in 2017 and is working as one of our receptionists. Kali grew up on a farm and recently purchased a small farm with her husband. Kali has 2 dogs; Hank and Kasey. In addition, she is a Washington Capitals hockey fan, she enjoys: reading, snowmobiling, and riding four-wheelers.

Emily H.

Kennel and Groomer Assistant

Emily joined the team in April of 2021.  Her childhood home had animals which influenced her to work in an animal-related field.  She has 4 dogs, 5 cats, 1 horse, 3 goats, and 2 chickens as pets!  Emily enjoys gardening, reading, and art.  She also teaches private music lessons when not working at Hershey Veterinary Hospital (woodwinds, violin, piano, and guitar).

Adelise

Technician

Adelise joined the team in February 2020 to complete her college externship and decided to accept full time employment after graduating from vet tech school.  She has two dogs, Papitto and Amor, who are very energetic and keep her busy. Adelise enjoys hiking, shopping and getting manicures.  She was born in Puerto Rico and speaks Spanish.

Nick

Kennel Assistant

Nick joined the team in the fall of 2020.  He is a sophomore at Dauphin County Technical School majoring in their veterinary assistant program.  He lives in Hershey with his father, mother, and three older brothers. Nick has pets which include a border-doodle dog, parakeet, mini-horse, alpacas, Nigerian goats, and chickens.  He enjoys cross country, volleyball, and taking care of his farm animals.

Maddy

Kennel Assistant

Maddy joined the team in 2019 after volunteering for 2 years.  She is a student at Hershey High School.  She lives with her mom, dad, brother, and sister.  Maddy enjoys playing soccer and the violin, and running cross country.

Emily B.

Technician

Emily joined the team in June 2019.  She completed the vet tech program in 2019, passed the VTNE and became licensed/certified in 2019.  Her love of animals led her to the veterinary field.  She lives with her partner, Jenna and their 5 cats Trouble, Chloe, Apache, Apollo, and Oliver.  Emily enjoys fishing and travelling.  She is also a 2nd degree black belt in Isshinryu Karate (1995-2006).

 

 

Erin

Technician Assistant

Erin joined the team in April 2021.  She started in the Wildlife Rehabilitation field before joining Hershey Veterinary Hospital.  She wishes to further her career in the veterinary medicine field.  Erin has 2 rabbits
(Selvans and Elspeth), 1 rat (Failie), and 1 snake (Alfien) as pets.  She enjoys painting, drawing, hiking, and fishing.

Madison

Technician Assistant

Madison joined the team in 2016.  She came to Hershey Veterinary Hospital to work with animals because she is wishes to pursue a career in the animal science field.  She has two German Shephard pets, Xato and Freya and a cat named Max.  Madison enjoys field hockey, hiking, long boarding, and listening to music.  Her favorite band is Cage the Elephant.

Abigail W.

Technician Assistant

Abigail joined the team in December of 2020.  She is currently attending Penn State as a veterinary and biomedical science major; working at Hershey Veterinary Hospital is the perfect place to learn and gain experience.  She has 3 dogs, Teddy, Sophie, and Bonnie and a black cat named Lumineer.  She enjoys spending time with family and friends as well as working out and watching movies.  She also works at a horse farm.

Sarah

Technician Assistant

Sarah joined the team in January of 2018 as a result of a friend recommendation and having wanted to work with animals.  Sarah attends Wilson College as a veterinary technology major.  She enjoys listening to music, and spending time with her family and friends.  She has two labrador retrievers, Nittany and Roscoe.

Abigail O.

Technician Assistant

Abigail joined the team in October 2020.  Working at Hershey Veterinary Hospital is her first experience working in the veterinary field; Abigail has many years of experience participating in 4-H and enrolling in the  veterinary assistant program at Dauphin County Technical School.  She enjoys photography, fishing, hiking, and riding horses.  Abigail is currently a student at Penn State University.  She also works at a dairy farm.  She has a dog, 3 cats, and quail as pets.