Monticello Animal Hospital

1193 5th Street, SW
Charlottesville, VA 22902


Our Veterinary and Kennel Assistants:

Steven Rivera, Kennel Assistant

Steven has been with MAH since 1999!  He is an important part in caring for our boarding animals as well as in helping us keep the place clean and running.  Steven enjoys reading, playing video games, riding his bike, and working with the animals every day. 

Kristen, Veterinary Assistant

Kristen has been with our practice since September 2017. She enjoys assisting in surgical preparation and forming personal bonds with patients and clients.  Kristen enjoys photography, music, and spending time with friends and family.  She has 2 cats, Lucy and Mr. McGregor.



Emily Thomas, Veterinary Technician Student

Emily has been with our practice since June 2019. She is a Charlottesville native and UVA alumni.  She has a passion for animal behavior, including training and managing behavioral problems.  She is currently enrolled in the Veterinary Technology Program at Blue Ridge Community College.  In her free time, she enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband, going hiking and paddleboarding.  Emily has 3 cats; Peanut, Autumn, and Abraham Lincoln.



Chris Young, Veterinary Assistant


Erika Fennell, Veterinary Assistant


Erika has been with our practice since October 2020. She has been working as a veterinary assistant since graduating from UVA in 2003. She has fostered almost a hundred dogs and puppies for animal rescues and loves helping families with their pets. Erika has a cat named George and 4 dogs - Noli, Macy, Scout, and Earthy.



Shani Alexander, Veterinary Assistant




Kathy Driver, Veterinary Assistant and Inventory Manager




Delaynie Myhre, Veterinary and Kennel Assistant


Parker Elliott, Veterinary and Kennel Assistant