Dominick A. Pulice
Dr. Pulice grew up in South Gibson, PA and received his B.S. degree in biology from the University of Scranton in 1979. In 1981, he received an M.S. degree in Animal Industries from the Pennsylvania State University. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 1986, and practiced for three years in Harleysville before relocating to the Upper Perkiomen Valley and purchasing Perkiomen Animal Hospital from Dr. Warner in 1989. Dr. Pulice is a member of the UPV Chamber of Commerce, the Dean’s Alumni Council of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, the Penn State Extension Board for Montgomery County, and the St. Luke’s Quakertown Hospital Quality Committee. When he is not at work or volunteering his time, he enjoys collecting antique tractors, gas engines, gardening, and cheering for the Nittany Lions and the Phillies. He currently lives in East Greenville with his wife, Joanne and is the father of three daughters.
Mary E. Powers
Dr. Powers joined Perkiomen Animal Hospital in 1999. She grew up in Allentown and attended Messiah College where she received her undergraduate degree in biology and competed on the varsity tennis team. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 1999. When she is not working, Dr. Powers enjoys playing tennis, walking, reading, and spending time with her family. She currently resides in Palm with her husband, Don and their three children. Dr. Powers’ specific areas of interest include surgery, exotics, and internal medicine.
Tabitha J. Balutis
Dr. Balutis joined Perkiomen Animal Hospital in 2016. She attended Delaware Valley College where she received her degree in Livestock Science and Management. She is a 2016 graduate of Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and completed her clinical year at the University of Illinois. When she is not working, Dr. Balutis enjoys gardening, fishing, spending time in the barn, and having fun with friends and family. Dr. Balutis is originally from Biglerville, PA (Go Canners!) and currently resides in Souderton with her cat Tullamore. Her special interests include theriogenology, surgery, and neurology.
Dr. Elizabeth Pulice
Dr. Pulice grew up in the Upper Perkiomen Valley and returned to join Perkiomen Animal Hospital in 2016. She graduated from the University of Scranton with a bachelor’s degree in biology and a philosophy minor. Prior to attending veterinary school, she spent a year in Washington with Jesuit Volunteer Corps, working with homeless teenagers. After attending the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Pulice completed a rotating small animal internship at Veterinary Specialty Center of Delaware in New Castle, DE. Dr. Pulice and her husband have one son and share their home with two adorable mutts – Annie and Luna. She enjoys cooking, traveling to visit friends and family, and being outdoors.
Dr. Heather Levan
Dr. Levan grew up in Birdsboro, PA and graduated from Delaware Valley College where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Equine Science and minor in Pre-vet medicine in 2010. She graduated from Ross University in 2016 after completing her clinical year at the University of Illinois. After graduation she did an internship at Hanover Shoe Farms breeding and foaling Standardbreds. She recently relocated from Western Maryland after working for a year in mixed animal medicine, to be closer to family. When not working Dr. Levan enjoys spending time with her dogs, Maggie and Cricket, traveling to see friends around the country, reading, and sewing.
“The Veterinarians at Perkiomen Animal Hospital treat your pets as if they were their own. The staff there have rejoiced when we get a new pet and shed tears with us when it’s time to say goodbye to an old friend… I regularly recommend Perkiomen Animal Hospital to anyone who asks.”
— Kathleen Aniades, Google Review
Hospital Manager & Client Service Representatives
Joanne received her undergraduate degree at the University of Scranton and went on to receive an MBA from Drexel University in 1985. She oversees all operations at Perkiomen Animal Hospital, but her most difficult job is keeping Dr. Pulice out of trouble. She is the mother of three daughters and has two grandchildren. She lives in East Greenville with Dr. Pulice and their two dogs, Lily and Dolly. Joanne enjoys gardening, reading, walking, travelling, and spending time with her grandchildren.
Patrick joined Perkiomen Animal Hospital in 2015, and has been a veterinary hospital administrator for more than 25 years. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from the Pennsylvania State University and his Master’s Degree from the University of Scranton. Patrick is a Certified Veterinary Practice Manager (CVPM) and also holds a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification, a SHRM-SCP certification, and is also certified as a Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) trainer. Patrick enjoys spending time with family and is proud to share his home with his cat Dunkin. Patrick is a member of the American Animal Hospital Association, the Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association, Veterinary Hospital Managers Association, Society of Human Resource Management, and the Greater Valley Forge Human Resources Association.
Lead Client Services Representative
Joan has been on our staff since 1991. She lives in North Wales with her husband, Laird and is the mother of three children, Kyle (wife Kate), Danielle (husband Jon) and Chelsea (husband Matt). Joan is the proud Grandmother of Baileigh, Cooper, J.T. and Weston. She enjoys spending time with the family, camping, going to the mountains, watching football, the beach and vacationing in Jamaica. Her pets include her dogs, Hazel Grace and Anna and 2 cats, Nala and Layla.
Veterinary Assistant and CSR
Cindy has been with Perkiomen since 1998. She lives in East Greenville with her husband Bob and her cat Ben. She started working in the Treatment Area in early 2019 as a veterinary assistant. She also still helps out at the front desk on weekends. She enjoys going camping, 4 wheeling, and riding her motorcycle with her husband.
Client Service Representative
Cheryl has been employed with Perkiomen Animal Hospital since 2006 as a CSR. She resides in East Greenville with her husband Marc. She has a daughter Jaclyn, and 2 stepsons Cole and Mason. She enjoys spending time outside, taking scenic pictures, working in her flower beds, doing crafts, loves Pinterest and getting new ideas and especially watching Eagles football! She has 3 cats that she loves immensely – Socks, Sneakers and Bootsie.
Client Service Representative
Jen joined Perkiomen Animal Hospital in February, 2010. A lifelong resident of the Upper Perkiomen Valley, Jen knows a lot of our clients. She lives in Barto with her husband Jay and their three Irish Field Setters, Brie, Birda and Bitty. When she is not greeting clients at PAH, you can find her traveling somewhere in New England or spending time with her family at Saylor’s Lake in the Poconos. Jen also enjoys cooking, reading, 80’s music, skiing with Jay and walking/hiking with her Field Setters.
Client Service Representative
Jennifer currently resides in Pennsburg with her husband, Larry, daughters Emily and Olivia, and their three cats, Domino, Sushi, and Cheeto, dog Cheddar, and two ducks and three chickens. When not working Jennifer enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Her interests include nature and wildlife photography, forensic science, and going to the beach.
Client Service Representative
Becky has been on our staff since March of 2017. She lives in Emmaus with her husband, Mike, and her dogs. Becky graduated from Delaware Valley College with an Equine Studies degree and managed her own small business until last year. She still has four horses of her own and is looking forward to moving them to her new farm where her house is being built in Macungie by the end of this year! Becky is currently showing a few of her Australian Cattle Dogs, including one named Cinch, who showed at Westminster this past year!
Veterinary Technicians, Veterinary Assistants & Kennel Attendant
Lead Veterinary Technician
Linda has been working at Perkiomen Animal Hospital since 1994. Linda has a B.S degree in Animal Science from Delaware Valley College and became a Certified Veterinary Technician in 1984. She oversees all the hospitalized patients, daily treatments and procedures. Her experience and vast technical knowledge makes her an invaluable asset to our hospital, and most importantly, to our patients. She recently moved to East Greenville with her husband Joe, her tennis ball loving lab Pappy and her furry cat Lucy. In her spare time Linda enjoys walking/hiking with her husband and Ice, kayaking, cross country skiing, cooking and baking chocolate chip cookies.
Certified Veterinary Technician
Christie completed her training as a Certified Animal Health Technician in 2001 at Manor College. She joined Perkiomen Animal Hospital in April, 2001. Christie helps to oversee all patients with typical duties including anesthetic induction and monitoring, dental procedures, radiographs and many other general nursing procedures. She has a special interest in veterinary dentistry. Christie lives in Quakertown with her children, Matthew, Emily, and Francesca and her felines: Choo-Choo, Panda, and Loomi. Christie is the social director at Perkiomen Animal Hospital and is Co-Captain of the hospital’s Relay for Life Team with Michelle Rementer.
Certified Veterinary Technician
Tionne completed her training as a Certified Animal Health Technician at Lehigh Carbon Community College in 2002 and joined our staff in September of the same year. She performs many nursing duties around the hospital, including anesthetizing and monitoring of pets during surgery, dental procedures, radiographs, treating sick animals, ensuring a boarding pet has everything they need for their stay, besides many other tasks. In addition, she has a wide range of experience in working with exotic and pocket pets. Tionne currently lives in Lower Saucon with her husband, their 2 sons, dog, cat, and a menagerie of geckos.
Certified Veterinary Technician
Angie joined our team in May 2014. She received her veterinary technician degree from Harcum College. Angie brings 27 years of experience to Perkiomen Animal Hospital. She previously worked as a veterinary nurse at a veterinary referral hospital and also for ALPO Pet Foods. Angie lives in Hereford Township with her husband and her twin daughter and son. She has a menagerie of pets including dogs, cats, horses and miniature horses.
Janet first joined Dr. Warner on the staff of Perkiomen Animal Hospital in the late 1970s. She was a “Jill of All Trades” working in the kennel, treatment and reception areas as needed. She returned to PAH in the spring of 2004 as a Veterinary Technician. What she enjoys most about working in veterinary medicine is assisting in surgery and helping homeless and special needs animals – chickens, goats, pigs horses, cats and dogs. Janet loves trail riding, camping, pistol target shooting, clay bird shooting & wine tasting in her free time. She lives in Kutztown with her husband and 4 dogs, 1 horse, 1 cat, 1 guinea hen and 6 chickens. Janet has three children and two grandchildren.
Tina joined our staff in September, 2006. She has a special love for difficult cats and has been working with animals for 20 years. She is a lifelong resident of Boyertown, where she lives with her husband, Mark, a dog, Frank, and two cats, Cleo and Peanut. Her free time is spent gardening and motorcycle riding with her husband.
Johanna joined our team in April 2012, bringing over 26 years of experience in the veterinary field to Perkiomen Animal Hospital. She enjoys all aspects of her job, but her special interests include anesthesia, surgery and emergency/trauma care. Her love of animals began at an early age. She became a member of the Berks County Dog Training Club at the age of 9, showing the family poodle in AKC Obedience trials. A member of the Irish Setter Club of America, she has shared her home for the last 25 years with this breed. When Johanna isn’t at Perkiomen Animal Hospital, she enjoys hiking, cycling, scuba diving, and long distance running with her Irish Setter, Drazen. She also enjoys the opportunity to go white water rafting and sky diving.
Sarah has been working at Perkiomen Animal Hospital since the summer of 2009. She started as a kennel attendant and since then has earned her associates degree in Veterinary Technology form Lehigh Carbon Community College. Sarah assists in training new kennel staff in addition to her duties as a Veterinary Technician. She enjoys being outdoors fishing and hiking with her dogs Bear and Tate. After a long day at work Sarah is greeted by her very cute guinea pig Chip and her cuddly cat Pebbles.
Veterinary Assistant & Client Service Representative
Michelle joined our staff in February 2010. She resides in East Greenville with her husband Tim, step son Nickolas and their dog Lacy. Michelle works in our Treatment area as a Veterinary Assistant as well as helping when needed as Client Service Representative. Michelle loves helping animals and people and volunteers a lot of her time with Upper Perk Relay for Life as well as Bark for Life! Michelle enjoys spending time with family and friends and being outdoors. Her hobbies include crafting, collecting beach glass while vacationing on Cape Cod, baking cookies with her Mom and of course – Laughing!!
Emily started as a kennel attendant here at Perkiomen in the summer of 2012. She graduated Johnson college in 2016 becoming a certified vet tech. Emily currently lives in Pennsburg with her roommate Sarah. She enjoys caring for her many animals including her cat Hiccup, rabbit Minifred, axolotl Toothless, and many tropical fish. When not working she will read in her free time and go to renaissance fairs.
Hannah started working at Perkiomen Animal Hospital in 2015 as a kennel attendant and started working as a veterinary assistant in June after graduating high school. She is currently working on a B.S. in biology at DeSales University and afterwards plans to go on to vet school. She lives at home with her family, three cats, and variety of fish. In her spare time, she enjoys reading and volunteering at a local animal rescue.
Lisa joined our team in July 2019. She studied Biology and Animal Science at Penn State University. She received her veterinary technician degree from Manor College in 2017. She currently resides in Pennsburg with her husband Ryan and two dogs Rosie and Bella. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, kayaking, and making craft beer with her husband.
Erin joined our team in the spring of 2019. She graduated from Millersville University with a bachelor’s degree in Biology and went on to graduate from Ross University School of Vet Med/University of Florida College of Vet Med in May 2018. Erin is currently working on the board examination to become a licensed veterinarian. She grew up with animals (dogs & cats) and has always had a strong passion for animals that influenced her decision to become a veterinarian. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her dog, Iago; hanging out with friends; traveling and experiencing new things.
Cyrenna currently lives in Boyertown with her family. She is one of six children and enjoys spending time with her dog, Lady, and her two cats Jasmine and Toothless. Cyrenna loves collecting crystals as well as anything pig related.
Naomi has lived in Pennsburg her entire life, and has always had many pets. Her love for animals began when her family started raising Seeing Eye dogs. She develops personal relationships with every pet in her care. She always ensures they are enjoying their time while staying here and can always be found talking to and playing with them and can be found playing some soft music around the super excited pets to help them relax and enjoy their time here. Naomi says the most rewarding part of her career are the pets who instantly recognize her and they become so excited and carry on as if they have known her their entire life. When not working she can be found at home helping with things around the house and taking care of their dogs, or at CJ Hummel’s on their dance floor boot scootin to county music.