Sr. Veterinary Technician


Meet Shelby!

 Education:  Bachelor of Science in Psychobiology, Wheaton College, MA 

Advanced Credentials::

  • Companion Animal Therapeutic Laser Treatment:  Trained to perform laser treatments, that are highly effective when treating chronic conditions, acute conditions, and post- surgical pain and inflammation
  • Fear-Free (TM) Certified:  Trained to utilize the practices, methods and tools that serve to calm our veterinary patients and to create a low-stress environment –all to help promote more compassionate healthcare !

Advanced Clinical Experience:  15- years of clinical experience; Shelby specializes in surgical  and emergency medicine.

Tenure at Advanced Veterinary Care:  12- years! Shelby helped Dr.Chace launch Advanced Veterinary Care in 2006.

Why Advanced Veterinary Care? : “I chose to follow Dr. Chace to Advanced Veterinary Care because I believe in his medicine and vision in which patient care and client education are the top priorities. With the addition of Dr. Kelley and Dr. Daly,  we strengthened that mission.  I enjoy working for doctors who appreciate the input and skills of their technicians, and feel that patients receive better medicine and better care when they are in the hands of a knowledgeable and compassionate medical team.” 

Advanced Care: What She Loves About Her Job !   Shelby has a particular interest in emergency medicine and complex surgical procedures.  She performs dental procedures, oversees Advanced Veterinary Care’s Surgical Technician Team, and assists our Doctors with surgeries.  Because of her surgical expertise, she also maintains and monitors all of our surgical and in-house laboratory equipment

Current Pets:  Maude and Affa,  border collie mix(es) & Larry, the pitbull (in the photos above) and two mischievous cats:  Maestra & Switters !


376 Scott Swamp Road
Route 6 (Next to Mama Luke's East of Wal*Mart)
Farmington, Connecticut, 06032

Phone: (860) 677-0309
Fax: 860-677-0805

Location Hours
Monday7:30am – 6:00pm
Tuesday7:30am – 6:00pm
Wednesday7:30am – 6:00pm
Thursday7:30am – 6:00pm
Friday7:30am – 6:00pm
Saturday8:00am – 12:00pm