practice manager, lab breeder




Practice Manager:

Joan Hendricks

Head Technician:

Gabriella (AKA Gabby) is a certified veterinary technician. She has been back with VSW since 2017. When she is not at VSW she spends time reading, watching TV and training her dog. She currently has a chihuahua, labrador, cat and rabbit.



Veterinary Technician

Julissa (AKA Jaye) has been in the veterinary field for 3 years. She started her career as a technician here in 2021. She enjoys working with all species. In addition to a love for animals she enjoys exploring new places, trying new foods, painting and spending time with her 2 year old and their "fur baby" Stormie.

Receptionist and Veterinary Technician:

Destiny has been with VSW since 2020. She enjoys working with the various species that visit us. When she isn't at work she enjoys reading, exploring the outdoors and traveling. She has a lab and a lab mix at home.


Sue has been with VSW since 2000. She has always been involved with animals; from working at Roger Williams Park (with Alice the elephant), being a tech at another clinc and owning her own pet store before VSW. She has had multiple pets over the years (from horses to dogs and cats) and two of her english pointers became champions and acheived hunt test titles.


Lisa Has been with the clinic since 2020. Prior to moving back to RI she worked at an animal hospital in Florida for many years. When not at work she enjoys spending time with family and friends. She loves watching and attending sporting events, especially football (go pats!). She enjoys going to concerts and spending time at the beach during the summer. Currently she is "mom" to three rescues (one cat and two pups.)


Brieanna (AKA Brie) has been with VSW since 2021. As an RI native she enjoys going to the beach in the summer month, watching her favorite show "Friends", and spoiling her jack russell/chuahua mix Rosie.