Get to know us

Funky is our giant, lovable 9 year-old tabby. He arrived at Mercy in October of 2011, and has been annoying our staff and patients ever since.


Senior Veterinary Technician
Holly Banno, our senior technician, has been with us since 2004.
In addition to having excellent handling skills for our big, often rowdy patients, Holly often drops into the exam room to visit with and get slobbered on by some of her special canine buddies. She has two large dogs, Ares and Fritz, as well as two pudgy cats, Crowley and Scuba Steve.



Senior Veterinary Technician
Jodie Weston, our senior technician, was a client for many years before coming on board our staff in early 2004. She comes from an extensive background in retail customer service and her strongest asset is an excellent ability for dealing with the public. Jodie also excels in the fine art of handling our often anxious feline patients. She has a 5 year-old Boston Terrier named Jagger.


Veterinary Technician
Rita Borys started working with us in various capacities over 25 years ago. She has a degree in Veterinary Technology from Becker College and extensive expertise in both veterinary and human medicine, as she is a full time registered nurse.  Rita has several cats and three german shepherds.



Veterinary Technician
Erin Scott has been with us for 6 years as a full-time employee. She has her associates degree from CCRI, as well as a passion for animals. Erin has several pets at home, including her Flemish Giant rabbit Mr. Bun, guinea pig Toothless, and Cavalier King Charles Ava.


Veterinary Technician
Nicole works part-time and has been with us since 2019. She has a special interest in pharmacology and is a full-time certified pharmacy lead technician. She has a love of all animals and has a lovable pit mix, Milo.



Office Manager
Jess returned to our team in September of 2021, after working with us as our office manager many years ago. She has two pups, a lab mix and a cattle dog/ sighthound mix.Jess lives out in the Northern part of the state with her husband and children.