Sandra Walker, MBA

Hospital Manager

Sandra moved to Manchester, New Hampshire from Corpus Christi, Texas, after 15 years of vacationing at her family's condo in Wakefield, NH. Upon graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications / Public Relations, she worked in a variety of management roles in human healthcare and non-profit organizations. Sandra assumed her role as hospital manager after witnessing excellent care with her beloved Alaskan Malamute, Sebastian.

In addition to her current position, she recently completed her Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Southern New Hampshire University. Sandra is an active member of the Queen City Rotary Club in Manchester, NH. In her free time she enjoys hiking, reading, skiing, traveling and writing. She shares her home with Sebastian, her furry baby boy who now weighs nearly 100 pounds!

Holly Carle


Holly began work at Northside Animal Hospital in November 2005 to fill the receptionist position. She has learned a great deal from the veterinary minds around her and is always eager to learn more. She finds her work very rewarding. She loves getting up for work and finds joy in it. She has felt the same appeal to her work every day of her Northside career. She has a love for all of the four legged friends that walk through the door. Her pets include Daisy the dog and Pumpkin the cat.
Devin Browning


While obtaining her degree at an area college, Devin worked for Petco. While with Petco she realized that her love for animals would lead her into the veterinary field. In 2004 she was hired to fill the receptionist position here at Northside Animal Hospital. She has loved every second of it! She embraces wholeheartedly being a part of the Northside family and part of the patient's lives. She says the patients and clients are locked into my heart! Devin lives in her humble home with her husband (a writer with a newly published book Everblade, go forth and buy it), a dog named Krum, a cat named Cringer, a rabbit named Mimi, frogs, and fish. She has a broad appreciation for the animal kingdom. She cannot see herself anywhere else.

Taylan Gifford


Taylan joined Northside Animal Hospital in August 2018. She recently graduated from Goffstown High School and has her own business, Taylan's Ark Animal Care. She is pictured here with her cat, Clifford. She enjoys spending her free time pet sitting, riding horses, and reading.
Lisa McSweeny


A native of Massachusetts, Lisa began her schooling at Emmanuel College in Boston and received her Bachelor's degree in Business Management. During her studies she interned at a local veterinary clinic. Soon after graduation she enrolled in the Veterinary Technology program at Mount Ida College in Newton Massachusetts. She completed her degree in the spring of 2010 after two and a half years of study. She has two dogs; Westly, a rescued hound mix from Mississippi and Muffin, a beagle adopted from the animal program at Mount Ida College. Both of her dogs require a lot of attention but that's why she loves them. She enjoys being in the veterinary field because of the excitement that it brings when she adds to her ongoing veterinary knowledge. She is driven by a sense of fulfillment that comes with every patient and client that she helps care for.
Holly Leclerc


Holly joined Northside Animal the summer of 2016. She is a graduate of Great Bay Community College, where she earned an Associates in Science degree in veterinary technology. She has recently taken and passed her exam and is now a Certified Veterinary Technician. While in college, Holly was the treasurer of the Vet Tech Club. She lives with her male Bichon Frise, Kasey. Growing up, Holly owned and cared for numerous domestic animals and rodents. She loves all animals, large and small, and looks forward to sharing her passion for animals by treating all patients with the utmost care and compassion.
Daisy Lyford


Daisy joined Northside Animal Hospital in December 2017 as an intern. She recently graduated from Great Bay Community College with an associates in veterinary technology and passed her national exam to become a CVT. She is pictured with her family dog, Roxy. She spends her free time outdoors, fishing, camping, or reading a good book. Daisy is passionate about the veterinary field and couldn't imagine doing anything else.
Kris Peterson


Kris is a Johnson & Wales University graduate. She has more than 13 years of experience working in the medical field, a majority of which has been in veterinary medicine. Kris joined our team in the spring of 2010 after dabbling in human medicine. Kris has a gorgeous Staffordshire Bull Terrier named Gambit. She is a great addition to the team!
Emily Amazeen


Emily joined the Northside team in 2015 after graduating from Vermont Technical College with an Associate in Applied Science, Veterinary Technology. She has been around animals her entire life both large and small. She is an avid outdoors person both on the soccer field and spending time in the woods and on the water. Emily is pictured here with her Tree Walker Coonhound "Sage". She is looking forward to a fulfilling career in the animal health field!
Tamara Carrier-Vallee


Tamara joined the Northside team in February 2016 as an intern. She graduated from Great Bay Community College in May with a degree in applied sciences with a focus in veterinary technology. She spends her free time in the woods, fishing or with her family and pets. She is pictured here with her dog, Kash. She is looking forward to starting her vet tech career with us!
Kursten Butler


Kursten joined Northside Animal Hospital in April 2018 as a Veterinary Technician. She has been a veterinary technician since 1989. She loves working with animals, hiking and enjoys being outdoors with her dog, Mac. She spends her at home time playing with her cats, Lennon and Tyler.
Theresa O' Reilly


Theresa joined Northside in August of 2018. She has been working in the veterinary field since 1991. She began her career in Florida before moving to New Hampshire in 2007. She received her AS degree in Veterinary Technology May 2000, and obtained her Registered Veterinary Technician degree in August 2000 from the State of Texas. She is pictured with Rush (Shetland Sheepdog) and Rowan (Pastel Ball Python). She spends her free time coaching and watching youth soccer with her daughter. Theresa loves working with all kinds of pets, and feels blessed to care for them.
Tatianna Vanhoy


Tatianna joined our team in spring of 2010. She doubles as a veterinary technician assistant and receptionist. Tatianna began her career in veterinary medicine in Texas where she worked as a veterinary technician assistant. After a year she moved back to the area to be with family. She enjoyed very much working with people and companion animals and decided to stay in this field. Shortly after arriving in New Hampshire, she obtained a job at an area pet resort. Although she appreciated the experiences she had at the kennel, she really wanted to pursue the medical side of the industry. Her goal is to become a veterinary technician. She lives with her family, two dogs, and a cat.

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