Meet Our Staff
Penny is our Practice Manager here at Cypress Animal Hospital! Penny just moved back to the area after living in Nashville for the past 15 years. She is married to her husband Patrick - together they have 3 daughters and 7 grandchildren. In her free time, she enjoys hiking and visiting lighthouses around Florida.
Abbey is one of our vet technicians and has been in the field for about 3 years now. She was born and raised in Jupiter, Florida where she now resides with her husband and 2 rescue pitbull mixes. She is currently in college working on her degree in nursing. In her free time, Abbey enjoys going to the beach and boating.
Stephanie is one of our amazing front desk receptionists. She is originally from New York where she earned a degree in Animal Science, with a focus on Equine Science and Management. Upon moving to Florida in 2009, she began working with small animals as a veterinary technician. Her love for animals is evident, and you can often find one of her cute little dogs on her lap as she works. Stephanie lives in Tequesta with her boyfriend and their 4 dogs - Bentley, Bo, Diesel, and Mimi. When she isn't working, Stephanie enjoys traveling, reading, going to the beach, cooking, and relaxing.
Alice was born and raised in Miami, but moved to Jupiter in 2005. She has loved animals all her life, so it was no surprise that she ended up in the veterinary field. She and her husband have been married 30 years, and they have two boys. Outside of work,she loves horseback riding, movies, and going out to dinner with family and friends.
Jana has been in the veterinary field for over 6 years. She grew up in Czech Republic on a farm in a small village called Velka Bukovina. It was here that her love for animals started! Jana moved here to Florida in 2001; when she isn't working, she is spending time with her husband and her cats. She enjoys going out on the boat and going on bike rides.
Ashley has been in the animal field for 7 years, and was born and raised in Hobe Sound, Florida. She now lives in Palm City with her rescue pitbull, Molly, and her aussie, Hurley. She also works at the area emergency clinic, Pet Emergency of Martin County. While she is not working, Ashley enjoys her love for the outdoors, fishing, hunting, and working on the property.
Ronnie has been in the Veterinary field for over 7 years. He started with a Veterinary group that provided low cost services for underprivileged neighborhoods in Broward/Dade county before moving to Palm Beach County in 2015. Raised in Kingston, Jamaica, Ronnie moved to the United States in 2001 and is an aspiring Marine Biologist. He enjoys free diving and snorkeling in his free time, as well as building fish tanks and anything that has to do with race cars.
Born and raised in South Florida, Caitlin is the loving owner of three dogs - a labrador named Zoey, a border collie mix named Dalton, and a rottweiler named Chewy. In addition, she has two horses named Bama and Mr. C, and last but not least, a miniature potbelly pig named Phoebe. Caitlin has been riding horses since she was 7 years old, and has always been passionate about helping animals. She has volunteered at multiple organizations such as Rising Starr Rottweiler Rescue, Hopes Dreams and Horses, and The Pet Connection. Caitlin graduated from Jupiter Community High school in May of 2016 and is currently attending Palm Beach State College, where she will be receiving her Associate's in Arts Degree. She plans on continuing her education at the University of Florida where she plans to study Veterinary Medicine. Caitlin has wanted to become a Veterinarian her whole life and working in the field has reassured that she has chosen the right path!
Ashley began working as a Veterinary Technician 13 years ago for a small animal practice in Stuart, Florida. From there, she moved on to specialty and emergency practices throughout South Florida, and currently still works part time as an ER Technician. For a brief period, she moved to Washington State to further her skills in emergency and critical care medicine. Ashley currently owns four rescue dogs: two pitbulls and two chihuahuas, as well as Coraline (our grumpy little hospital cat!)