It is bittersweet for us to announce that our own Dr. Jacqueline Menninger will be retiring on April 1, 2021. Dr. Menninger has been serving the community’s pets and pet parents since Family Pet Clinic opened its doors in 1996 and will truly be missed. You can read her full statement and announcement here.
Dr. Jacqueline Menninger is Family Pet Clinic’s Partner and has been working in the veterinary field since 1984. She earned her Veterinariae Medicinae Doctoris (VMD) from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 1990 and initially worked for a busy ten-doctor practice, gaining experience in surgery and medicine. Today, her areas of professional interest include geriatric and preventative care.
Dr. Menninger was born in England and has lived in Pennsylvania for over 30 years. When she is not providing quality veterinary care, she enjoys spending time with her husband, two children, two grandchildren, and her Jack Russel Terrier, Lightning. She also enjoys sailing, skiing, taking walks, and sudoku.
Dr. Heather Kellermann joined the Family Pet Clinic team in October 2018. She graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, which is located on the Caribbean island of St. Kitts, with her last year of study at Louisiana State University. Dr. Kellermann previously worked at small animal practices in Mechanicsburg and Jenkintown, Pennsylvania.
Dr. Kellermann has a cute island dog from St. Kitts named Charlie and four cats: Franklin Toesevelt, Eleanor, Bella, and Norbert.
Dr. Tobi Maser graduated in 2006 from Ross University and Missouri University. She previously worked in New York and spent ten years commuting to a 24-hour animal hospital in South Jersey. Dr. Maser joined Family Pet Clinic to work closer to home. She focuses on surgical cases and dental procedures.
When Dr. Maser is not at the clinic, she enjoys spending time with her two children, rescue cat and dog, as well as exercising, being outdoors and traveling.
Dr. Danielle Forwood was born and raised in Kemblesville, Chester County, Pennsylvania. Her desire to help both animals and their people inspired her to become a veterinarian. In 2012, she attended Penn State University for her Bachelor in Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences. In 2017, she went on to earn her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Forwood is Fear-Free Certified. She enjoys the problem-solving aspect of veterinary medicine, and her areas of professional interest include pocket pet medicine, pain management, and anesthesiology/surgery. One of her favorite parts of working as a veterinarian is helping people provide the best care possible for their family companions.
Dr. Forwood lives in Cinnaminson, New Jersey with her husband, Matt; dog, Cody; and guinea pig, Darla. When she’s not tending to animals, she enjoys reading, gardening, and hiking. A fun fact about Dr. Forwood is that she worked for two weeks as a volunteer on a spay/neuter campaign in Iquitos, Peru, a town that is only accessible by air or water
Tracey joined the Family Pet Clinic team in July 2012. Originally studying to be a nurse assistant, Tracey changed her career path to work with animals, with a goal to become a certified veterinary technician. Tracey enjoys the challenges presented from being able to work in all areas of the hospital. She loves caring for all your furry family members like they are her own.
Tracey has two Yorkies, Cody and Lily, and a special needs cat named Sarafina. In her free time, she enjoys being outside, going to country concerts, and cheering on the Philadelphia Eagles.
Tessa joined Family Pet clinic in June 2017. She has an associate's degree in Business Management.
Tessa enjoys being with her boyfriend and going to Flyers games, car shows, and country concerts. She also likes doing makeup and fixing old muscle cars. Tessa has a menagerie, including: three dogs, a Yorkie (Chewbacca), Carolina Plott Hound (Simmonds) and a Jack Russell/Pitbull mix (Chevy); six cats (Clarke, Cubby, Knala, Simba, Colton and Khali); and four aquatic turtles (Killian, Emma, Regina, and Henry).
Jessica is a Receptionist at Family Pet Clinic. She began in April 2010, and after leaving the area for a a while, returned in April 2017. Jessica has a bachelor’s degree in social work from Elizabethtown College. She has always loved working with animals, especially big, fluffy dogs (having grown up with Saint Bernards). Jessica can't wait to meet your furry family members!
After losing her Golden Retriever, Chase, Jessica still finds herself looking for him around the house. Thankfully, she has an extremely curious tuxedo kitty named Puddy who keeps her life interesting. When Jessica is not at work, she enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Miriam began her career at Family Pet Clinic in July 2016. Prior to joining the team, she worked for eight years in pet retail, which means she is familiar with many products for a variety of pets.
Miriam has two dogs, Zora and Clayton; two parrots, Leonard and Desmond; a leopard gecko named Matilda; and a goldfish called Toes. When not caring for her pets, Miriam can be found at the shooting range with her dad, taking photographs, riding horses, or climbing rock walls at the gym.
Chelsea joined Family Pet Clinic in April 2016, and she loves meeting you and your furry family! Chelsea has an associate's degree in Liberal Arts from Bucks Community College and is pursuing Physical Therapy at Montco.
Chelsea has an orange kitty named Reese. In her free time, she enjoys going to the gym and hanging out with my family and friends.
Maureen Kuntz has worked in the veterinary industry since 2005 and is proud to serve as Family Pet Clinic’s Kennel Attendant and Veterinary Assistant. She loves helping animals and taking extra good care of the boarders who visit.
Maureen is from and lives in Southhampton, Pennsylvania with her Sphynx cat, Talia Angel. She enjoys listening to music, reading, going to the park and watching movies.
Chris has returned to the Family Pet Clinic family, working in the kennels.
Chris loves his pups and has two bulldogs, Gracie and Stella; a pug named Mia; and a little Boston terrier named Elfie. He likes to glass blow and is taking classes at Bucks Community College for the art. Chris also enjoys reading a good book and doing crossword puzzles.
Gabrielle is a Certified Puppy Trainer, Veterinary Assistant and Receptionist at Family Pet Clinic. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Animal Behavior and Enrichment from Delaware Valley College in 2010. Gabrielle began working in the veterinary field in 2011 and enjoys how happy animals are when they get the help they need.
Originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Gabrielle currently resides there with her fiancé, two daughters, and two dogs, Oliver and Cali.
Jen, a Certified Veterinary Technician, graduated in December 2018 from Manor College. She joined the Family Pet Clinic as an extern and loved it so much she applied to work here!
In her free time, Jen enjoys going to the movies, sporting events, concerts and occasionally play video games!
Rachel is a Receptionist at Family Pet Clinic. She is also a Certified Veterinary Assistant and is passionate about environmental science (for which she is studying to earn a bachelor's degree). Rachel started her veterinary field journey in 2014 and loves working closely with other animal lovers and kittens.
Originally from Dallas, Texas, Rachel moved to Los Angeles for a year and eventually moved to Southhampton. She enjoys spending time with her fiancé, Teddy, and her orange tabby cat, Biscuits. Rachel enjoys hiking, camping, golfing, and skiing in the winter. A fun fact about Rachel: Halloween is her favorite holiday.
Julia is a Family Pet Clinic Receptionist.
A lifelong pet person, the light of her life is her adopted terrier mix, Buddy. In her free time, she trains in Jiu-Jitsu with her husband and son.
Hannah is Family Pet Clinic’s cheerful Receptionist and loves working with amazing people and meeting all their pets.
Hannah was born and raised in Feasterville-Trevose and currently resides there with her three cats, Bandit, Homer, and Fievel, and her adopted Pitbull mix, Hazel. She enjoys arts & crafts, baking, and spending time with her friends and family.
Brianna joined Family Pet Clinic in June 2018. At the University of Delaware, her studies include a Pre-Veterinary Medicine and Animal Biosciences major and a Medical Diagnostics minor. Brianna has long wanted to be a Veterinarian, so working at Family Pet Clinic has played a huge part in making that dream coming true!
Brianna enjoys listening to music, doing yoga and playing the ukulele. She also loves spending time with her adorable pets, Lexy (Cavachon) and Lilly (domestic shorthair).
Shannon is a Receptionist and Kennel Attendant at Family Pet Clinic. She is currently attending Temple University, and her goal is to become a veterinary technician. Shannon loves being a part of a team that helps animals and enjoys rescue work in her spare time.
Shannon is originally from and lives in northeast Philadelphia with her rescue pets, Whippet mix, Ham; Chiweenie, Becky; and cats, Pants and Marie. When she is not caring for animals, she enjoys sculpting, drawing and crafts.
Tessa started working for Family Pet Clinic in February 2020. With a passion for wildlife and love for all animals, Tessa earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Delaware Valley University in 2019 with a major in Wildlife Management and Conservation and a minor in Criminal Justice. Tessa interned and volunteered for Cedar Run Wildlife Hospital in Medford, New Jersey, where she helped rehabilitate injured and orphaned wildlife and prepared them for release back into the wild. She also worked closely with Tiny Miracles Rescue in Chalfont, Pennsylvania.
Born and raised in central Pennsylvania, Tessa fell in love with the Philadelphia area during college and never left. In her free time, Tessa loves to play soccer, go hiking, and relax on the couch with her two black cats, Boo and Poe.
Maddison is a Vet Technician at Family Pet Clinic. She joined our team to further her skills and gain more experience in the animal world shortly after earning her Bachelors degree in Biology, with a focus in pre vet sciences, at Bryn Athyn College. Mads is currently applying to veterinary schools with the hope of pursuing her life long dream to become a Veterinarian. In her free time she loves to play volleyball or spend time with her family, friends, and five dogs!
Molly joined Family Pet Clinic in 2020. In just a short time Molly has taken on the role as a Fear Free Supervisor at our clinic. Her goal is to create a stress free environment that our patients look forward to experiencing. Molly comes from working with shelter animals where she learned to help pets cope with their anxieties and confusion while awaiting their forever homes. She takes pride in providing a comfortable haven for all fur babies. She is currently in the process of becoming a certified Veterinary Technician.
At home Molly has her own two rescue dogs, Dutchess and Bubba. The three can be found on the canal taking long walks, while Bubba can be found frolicking on the river bank.
Located .4 miles off of Street Road, just steps from the 2nd Street Pike and Knowles Avenue intersection.
We are only able to see appointments until 5:00pm on Fridays.