Our Team

Jackie Schultz, Practice Manager

Jackie Schultz, Practice ManagerJackie joined All Creatures in the spring of 2013 after moving from the Berkshires, where she owned a pet sitting business for over 6 years. Since starting here, she has worked as a client care specialist, a veterinary technician and then was promoted to Practice Manager. She lives with her dog, Dude, a catahoula mix. In her free time she volunteers at a horse rescue in West Newbury.

Karen LeBlanc, Senior Client Care Specialist

Karen LeBlanc, Senior Client Care SpecialistKaren has been a client care specialist at All Creatures since 2004 and recently celebrated her 10 yearanniversary here! She has a background in hospital administration from the human sector. Karen enjoys spending time with her granddaughter, gardening, and traveling on her Harley. She has two dogs named Krystal and Cheyene, and also several birds.

Christopher Lobie, Head Veterinary Technician

Christopher Lobie, Head Veterinary TechnicianChris joined our practice in November of 2015. He has worked at different veterinary practices as a technician around the Salem/Danvers area over the past 8 years. He received a Bachelor’s degree from Quinnipiac University in Veterinary Technology and graduated in 2007. Chris is an avid sports fan and plays dodgeball in his spare time. He has 2 Siamese cats named Milo and Oliver, who cannot wait until he gets home from work every night! Chris was recently promoted to Head Technician and is looking forward to his new role at All Creatures!

Jessica Murdock, Veterinary Technician

Jessica Murdock, Veterinary TechnicianJessica joined All Creatures Veterinary Hospital in the summer of 2012 to further her career in animal care, while taking prerequisites for veterinary school. She has spent years volunteering for animal-based organizations and walking dogs throughout the North Shore. With a BFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts/Tufts University, she is a true New Englander who spends her free time caring for her sato Pixie, her rescue catHarriet, and restoring her little historic house by the ocean.

Stephanie Upton, Veterinary Technician

Stephanie Upton, Veterinary TechnicianStephanie joined the team in July 2016. Before this, She spent 3.5 years working at a doggie day care, 2.5 years working as a vet tech for a different practice and 1 year working for a dog walking company in Boston. She also has an associates degree in Animal Care. She loves spending her free time with her two cats and two rats!

Shaunte Killam, Veterinary Tech Assistant

Shaunte Killam, Veterinary Tech AssistantShaunté joined the All Creatures team in December 2016. She has always had a passion for understanding animal behavior and for providing animals with the upmost care and love. She graduated from Essex Agricultural and Technical High School in 2010 with a major in Veterinary Technology and Research Animal Management. She has experience working with many small animal species, large farm animals, and has most of her experience working with dogs. She graduated from Salem State University in December of 2015 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Geology with a minor in Biology. She has a few aquatic animals at home which include Betta fish, a Goldfish, and a South African Clawed frog. She also has a dog named Dunkin who is her best friend and the love of her life. They enjoy walks along the beach, hiking, and climbing mountains together!

Patty Taylor, Vet Tech/Client Care Specialist

Patty Taylor, Vet Tech/Client Care SpecialistPatty started working at All Creatures in the summer of 2015. She graduated with a Bachelors in Humanities and Social Science from UMass Dartmouth. She began her career working as a Veterinary Receptionist in 2010 and then moved into the technician side of the veterinary world. Patty enjoys snowboarding and sledding in the winter and hiking in the summer. She has a black cat named Tuuka and a Rottie mix named Crash.

Rachael Gillis, Client Care Specialist

Rachael Gillis, Client Care SpecialistRachael joined the All Creatures team in June of 2015. She is currently studying at Salem State University for her B.S. in marketing and hopes to someday find a job that combines her love of animals and the business world. She enjoys reading, hiking, and spending time with her two shelter dogs, Brady and Casey, her cat Lily, and her guinea pig Trixie.

Chris Doucette, Client Care Specialist

Chris Doucette, Client Care SpecialistChris Doucette is thrilled to have joined the A.C.V.H team early June of 2016, Chris has an undying passion for the performing arts. He studied Theatre and Performing arts at B.M.C.C in New York City and loves to continue his passion for the Stage by participating in local Theatre companies. On his free time he also enjoys spending time with his family,friends, camping in the summer months, watching and going to the movies, cooking and most of all his two fur babies (dogs) Roman & Miley.

Tara Perry, Office Bookkeeper

Tara Perry, Office BookkeeperTara started at All Creatures in January 2016. She has a 2 year old daughter and a 5 year old shihtzu who keep her very busy! Tara loves spending time with her family and friends. In her free time she enjoys going on walks, bike rides, going to the beach, cooking and watching movies.

Torrie Martin, Veterinary TechnicianTorrie Martin, Veterinary Technician

Torrie began working at All Creatures in January of 2016.  She has been working with animals in different capacities for 14 years, including grooming, daycare, pet sitting, shelter help, and so on!

She always knew she would grow up to work with animals and is certified in Animal Care and Veterinary Assisting/Nursing. With this knowledge, she has cultivated a passion for rescue animals. Torrie has also developed a love for helping with and solving the sometimes difficult behavioral issues of pets especially cats.

Torrie has 3 rescues, a lab mix named Maddie, and two cats, Coconut & Cauliflower.







Nicole Healey, Veterinary Technician

Nicole just graduated UMass Amherst with Bachelor of natural science in Pre-Veterinary. She has been working with animals for the past 5 years and has one cat of her own, “Cohiba” who is accompanied by her other household pets.  She is applying to veterinary school to become a veterinarian.

In her free time, she enjoys painting, horseback riding, reading, and going out on her motorcycle.


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