Veterinary Assistant Pat with ParrotPat is a veterinary assistant and bookkeeper here at Wendell Veterinary Clinic. She was born in Mt. Laurel, NJ and graduated from Lenape High School. Pat then attended Rutgers University and received an Accredited Records Technician (ART) degree from the American Medical Records Association through Temple University in Philadelphia in 1976.

Pat worked as Director of Medical Record Department at a large medical facility in Trenton, NJ for several years prior to turning her hobby into a full-time career as a horse trainer/riding instructor and operating a horse boarding facility in Southampton, NJ where she had horses and students compete from local through the National Horse Show level in the Hunter/Jumper discipline. She operated Yankee Pet & Supply in Newport, NH for six years before joining the Wendell Veterinary Clinic team in 2007.

Pat lives with her husband Sonny in Unity, NH with their many pets. Their blended family includes eight adult children and many grandchildren.