Middletown Veterinary Hospital's Dedicated Team
Our team of veterinary professionals is devoted to you and your pets! We take care of dogs and cats in Middletown, NY and the surrounding communities.
Jessica Timmins, LVT — Hospital Manager
Jessica knew from a very young age that she wanted to work with animals. As a child, she was involved in several 4-H programs and helped to get an equine program started for the horse back riding club she was involved in. She began working at Middletown Veterinary Hospital as an assistant in the spring of 1998 while attending Minisink Valley School.
Upon graduation in 1999, Jessica left for SUNY Delhi College of Technology to obtain her degree as a Veterinary Technician. She returned to Middletown Veterinary Hospital in 2001 as a licensed technician and became our Hospital Manager in 2012.
Jessica and her husband John share their home with their newest addition, their son Gabriel, as well as two cats, Jade and Jenna, and her dog Broly.
Jennifer Freestone, LVT — Veterinary Technician
Jennifer has an associate's degree in Veterinary Science from SUNY Delhi and is also licensed as a veterinary technician through NYS. She has been employed at our hospital since 1995, first as an assistant and now as a veterinary technician. Jen lives in Middletown with her husband, two children, and two dogs, Clay and Dexter.
Alysha Hedding, LVT — Veterinary Technician
Alysha is a licensed veterinary technician from Chester, NY. She graduated from SUNY Brockport in 2013 with a bachelor's degree in biology, and a minor in chemistry. She received her associate’s degree in applied science from SUNY Delhi in 2016.
Alysha has also worked with as a Kennel Attendant at Amberglo Goldens. She has a few pets of her own, including four cats, three guinea pigs, and a sugar glider. When she isn’t spending time with animals, she enjoys puzzles, coloring books, and collecting coins.
Crystal Smith, LVT — Veterinary Technician
Crystal is our newest veterinary technician here at Middletown Veterinary Hospital. She knew growing up that she was destined to work with animals. She worked as a kennel assistant in her teens and went on to SUNY Delhi in 2009 to pursue a Veterinary Technician degree. She graduated in 2013 with an associate's degree in Veterinary Technology and Accounting. She currently lives in Sparrowbush with her fiance Brenton and their two cats, Shadow and Snickers.
Phylicia Williams — Technician's Assistant
Phylicia grew up in Middletown, NY. She attended Middletown High School and SUNY Delhi for Veterinary Science. She enjoys volunteering at our local humane society and pet grooming. When she's not helping animals, Phylicia likes to read, draw and paint. She has a seven-year-old golden border collie mix named Rilee, and a three-year-old lab basenji mix named Teresa.
Nicole Beck — Client Care Specialist
Nicole has been working at Middletown Veterinary Hospital since 2008. Nicole's love of animals and ability to assist clients led her to our hospital. She manages our reception and is committed to making sure our clients and patients get the very best veterinary service. Nicole lives in Middletown with her two dogs, Harley and Riley, and two cats, Missie and Pumpkin.
Jared Burket — Pet Care Attendant
Jared, a Middletown, NY native, is a Pet Care Attendant here at Middletown Veterinary Hospital. His favorite part about the job is the friendly atmosphere and working with the animals. He is particularly interesting in pet grooming. In his spare time, he enjoys Anime, video games, boxing, arts and crafts, and card games. He has a yellow lab mix, named Maya, and a yellow lab named Buddy.
Cassandra Rivera — Pet Care Attendant
Cassandra grew up in the Bronx and graduated from Pine Bush High School in 2015. Her favorite part of working at Middletown Veterinary Hospital is getting to see cute animals, and being able to help them. At home she has a beagle/dachshund mix named Missy. She enjoys drawing and listening to music in her spare time.