We are extremely proud of our dedicated team. We hire only the best and most experienced employees to become a part of our team here at Harmony Veterinary Clinic. Our team is filled with highly dedicated animal lovers who are well trained at their jobs. They will do anything possible for their patients and the owners who love them.
Learning and education are very important here at Harmony Veterinary Clinic. We strive to have a state of the art hospital with a staff trained in the latest medical advances. Our patients deserve the very best veterinary care.
Basically, our team is full of animal lovers. They make it a goal to treat each patient like their own. They give each patient plenty of love and attention. They are prepared to discuss preventative medicine so that every pet can stay as healthy as possible. They will also do everything that they can to make a sick pet feel better as soon as possible.
If you would like to speak to someone on our team, don’t hesitate to contact us today at (518) 885-5535.
Debbie has been a member of the Harmony staff since 1995. She is a graduate of SUNY at Delhi, with an Associates’ degree in Applied Science and Veterinary Technology. Debbie has many years of experience and many areas of expertise. She is involved in reproductive work and has done extensive work with puppy socialization and behavioral training. On the laboratory side, Debbie also enjoys microscope work, looking at aspirates of lumps, blood slides or reproductive slides. In her “free” time, Debbie loves to work with her Vizslas. She not only breeds them, but shows them in breed, obedience, and hunt tests. She shares her home with the Vizslas, her husband Tom, and her horse. Debbie is also a very gifted artist.
Donna graduated from Suny Canton and joined the staff in 2010. She has two kids named Taylor and Jessie, an English bulldog named Toad, a Labrador named Crocket, and 2 cats. She enjoys swimming, camping, reading, scrapbooking, and watching her son play baseball.
Melanie joined the staff in 2013. Her interest in Veterinary Medicine began many years ago when she joined an explorers group, led by Dr. Payton. She attended SUNY Canton, where she earned her Associates’ degree in Veterinary Science. She then transferred to Cornell University to pursue her Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science. Within the field of Veterinary Medicine, Melanie is most interested in behavior, radiology, and client education. Melanie has many interests outside of work. She plays the saxophone in a number of groups, from community band to quartets. She is an avid cyclist and enjoys anything outside. You can find her hiking, skiing, kayaking or just playing with her dog in her spare time.
Nicole B, LVT
Nicole has an Associate’s degree in animal science from Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology and has been a tech for 20+ years. She specialized in medical oncology, Internal Medicine and emergency/critical care. Now she’s working toward specialization in reproduction and currently breeds French Bulldogs. Nicole has three dogs and 2 daughters. She enjoys spending time at home with kids and her animals.
Schuyler graduated from SUNY Canton with a 2 year Veterinary Technology degree in May 2020, and shortly after joined the Harmony team in June 2020. He’s most interested in client education, imaging, and surgery. In his free time he enjoys kayaking, camping, and spending time with friends.
Breanna joined our staff in July 2021. She is a graduate of SUNY Canton, with an Associates’ degree of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology and bachelor’ degree of Science in Veterinary Technology. Breanna became a licensed vet tech in 2017 and has six years of experience working in small animal practice. In 2018 she volunteered with the nonprofit group World Vets and traveled to Saint Lucia with twelve other veterinary professionals to provide free aid to animals in need. In a four-day period, they spayed and neutered almost 400 cats and dogs. She looks forward to volunteering again in the future. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with her cat Sweetpea, bike riding, traveling, and spending time with family and friends in the Adirondacks.
Nicole joined our staff as a Veterinary Assistant in April 2010. She graduated from the University of Connecticut in 1993 (Go Huskies!). She currently lives in Glenville with her husband Douglas, their cats, and her Standard Schnauzer, Olive. In her spare time she enjoys hiking with Olive, gardening, and fostering kittens from animal shelters every kitten season.
Misty joined the Harmony Vet Clinic staff in January of 2004. She graduated from SUNY Cobleskill in 2003 with an Associates degree in Applied Science. She loves spending time with her husband Shawn, two sons Landon and Logan, and her two dogs. She enjoys crafting, crocheting, canning, and many other outdoor activities like gardening in her flower garden.
Erin is the newest member of Harmony vet! She’s been working in vet med for three years now, although she has been involved in it for many more years due to her best friend being a LVT. Starting off as a receptionist, and now working as an assistant, she has been inspired to go back to school to pursue a degree to become a Licensed Veterinary Technician. Besides work and school, she enjoys spending time with her friends, family, and cats. She loves the outdoors, adventuring, and traveling as much as possible!
Katie has been grooming dogs for 14 years and continues to do it on the side as she grows with Harmony Vet Clinic. She also has a 12-year-old son, and a dog named Jade!
Michelle joined our staff in 2014 as a receptionist. Now she currently works as our Operations Manager. She has a passion for rescue and feels lucky to share a home with three dogs and four cats. She loves spending time outdoors, walking with her dogs, and kayaking with friends!
Michelle has been a part of the Harmony staff since 1999. She has her Associate’s degree in Biology, a Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from Cornell University, and a Master’s degree in Health Systems Management from Union College. She is the Practice Manager, but easily steps in to help whenever she is needed. She is an all-around team player! Michelle shares her home with a feisty puppy named Piper, and one playful Orange-winged Amazon named Charlie. She is a Stephen King fan, enjoys watching movies, and also loves to travel. Life is what you make of it, so make it a good one!
Amanda joined our staff in 2020. She has 6 years of experience working as a veterinary assistant/receptionist. Since joining our staff, she has taken up the position as our Social Media Director. She loves to dance and draw in her free time, and enjoys living with 5 cats!
Mariah has been a member of our staff since June 2011, but has been a part of the Harmony family much longer- her mom Diane Sickler was a receptionist here for over 25 years before she retired! Now she has stepped into the role as our hospital’s Client Service Manager. Mariah lives with her son Benjamin, her husband Paul, and their two cats, Weasley and Ghost Rider.