Our Team

Veterinarians

Dominick A. Pulice

Dominick A. Pulice

VMD

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

Mary E. Powers

VMD

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.

Jennifer A. Makem

Jennifer A. Makem

VMD

Dr. Makem rejoined Perkiomen Animal Hospital in May, 2006. She grew up in Allentown and attended Moravian College, where she received her undergraduate degree in biology. A 2001 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Makem, lives in Emmaus with her three dogs and one cat. She is an accomplished horseback rider and regularly competes with her American Saddle bred, “Stylish In Black”. Dr. Makem has a specific interest in internal medicine.

Stephanie A. Maresca

Stephanie A. Maresca

DVM

Dr. Stephanie A. Maresca, DVM, joined Perkiomen Animal Hospital in 2015. She received her B.S. in animal biosciences from the University of Delaware and is proud to be a fighting blue hen! She graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and completed her clinical year at Purdue University in 2015. Her special interests include surgery and emergency medicine. Originally from Staten Island, NY, she currently resides in Conshohocken. Outside of work, Dr. Maresca enjoys spending time with family, reading, outdoor activities and exploring the area.

Tabitha J. Balutis

Tabitha J. Balutis

DVM

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. Elizabeth Pulice

VMD

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. Dr. Pulice attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine and graduated in 2015. She completed a rotating small animal internship at Veterinary Specialty Center of Delaware in New Castle, DE after graduation. Dr. Pulice and her fiancé have one dog, Annie, a perfect little terrier mix. She enjoys cooking, traveling to visit friends and family, being outdoors, and discovering new Philadelphia restaurants. She is excited to join the staff and her colleagues- including her father- at Perkiomen Animal Hospital.

“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

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Hospital Manager & Client Service Representatives

Joanne Pulice

Joanne Pulice

Hospital Manager

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 lives in East Greenville with Dr. Pulice and their two dogs, Lily and Dolly and Creamsicle, the cat. Joanne enjoys gardening, reading, and walking. She has completed 4 half marathons.

Patrick Fabricatore

Patrick Fabricatore

Hospital Administrator

Patrick joined Perkiomen Animal Hospital in 2015, bringing more than 20 years of experience as a veterinary hospital administrator. Patrick 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.

Joan

Joan

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, Danielle, and Chelsea. Joan is the proud grandmother of Baileigh, Cooper, and J.T. She enjoys spending time with the family, North Penn H.S., Penn State and Eagles football games, going to the mountains, the beach and vacationing in Jamaica. Her pets include her dogs, Hazel Grace, and Anna and 2 cats, Nala and Layla.

Cindy

Cindy

Client Service Representative

Cindy has been with us since 1998. You will usually see her during our evening office hours and weekends. She lives in East Greenville with her husband Bob and 2 pets Daisy and Ben. In addition to her full time job as a CSR, she enjoys going camping and 4 wheeling, as well as motorcycle rides with her husband and friends Robin and Becky.

Cheryl

Cheryl

Client Service Representative

Cheryl has been employed with Perkiomen Animal Hospital since 2006. She resides in East Greenville with her husband, Marc. She has a daughter, Jaclyn and 2 stepsons, Cole and Mason. She enjoys working in her gardens, spending time with her family, doing crafts, fishing, watching sports – especially Eagles football. Cheryl has many pets – her Golden Retriever, Jackson, 3 indoor cats – Socks, Sneakers and Bootsie as well as her outside cat, Bruno. She loves spending her quality time with each and every one of them!

Jen

Jen

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 and one Coonhound mix. When she is not greeting clients at Perkiomen Animal Hospital, you can find her working in the garden, cooking new recipes, skiing with Jay and walking her pets.

Jennifer

Jennifer

Client Service Representative

Jen rejoined our staff in August, 2010 after taking some time off for the birth of her second child. She currently resides in Pennsburg with her husband, Larry, daughters, Emily and Olivia and their two dogs, two cats and three ducks. When not working, Jen enjoys spending time with her family and friends and photography. Her interests include nature and wildlife, digital photography, forensic sciences and most of all her family!

Angela

Angela

Client Service Representative

Angela joined our team in May 2017, bringing with her almost 10 years of experience in the veterinary field. She is a lifelong resident of the area, where she and her husband raised their two children and Angela’s stepson. She enjoys her front desk duties, especially because no two days are ever the same. She and her family share their home with several dogs and a cat, and Angela has a special place in her heart for rescue dogs. In her free time she enjoys yoga, tending to her many flower gardens, walking and talking with friends, motorcycle rides with her husband, and spending time with her family.

Becky

Becky

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

Linda

Linda

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 of 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 lives in Quakertown with her husband Joe, her dog Ice and 2 cats Leo and Lucy. In her spare time Linda enjoys walking/hiking with her husband and Ice, kayaking, cross country skiing, cooking and baking chocolate chip cookies.

Christie

Christie

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.

Tionne

Tionne

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.

Angie

Angie

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

Janet

Veterinary Technician

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

Tina

Veterinary Technician

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

Johanna

Veterinary Technician

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.

Kathy

Kathy

Veterinary Assistant

Kathy has been on the staff of Perkiomen Animal Hospital since 2004. She assists in the treatment area with animal handling, radiology, and running laboratory specimens. Kathy loves all animals and really enjoys working with them. Kathy resides in Gilbertsville with her husband, Chris and her two children, Trinity and Aiden. Her house is home to three cats, hamsters, fish, and turtles. In her free time, she enjoys sewing, crafts, bird watching, gardening, and spending time and playing games with her family.

Amber

Amber

Certified Veterinary Technician

Amber graduated from Manor College in Jenkintown, in December 2010, and passed the certification exam shortly after. She has always wanted to work with animals from a very young age. Her favorite part about being a Technician is seeing the improvement in the patients she has an opportunity to help treat. In her spare time she loves to read, watch anime and play video games. She and her husband Lee like to play table top games with friends, such as Dungeons and Dragons and Cards Against Humanity. They also enjoy watching Science Fiction/Fantasy shows and movies. When not doing that they enjoy relaxing and playing with their four cats: Indiana Jones, Gimpy, Frankie, and Mary.

Kalin

Kalin

Certified Veterinary Technician

Kalin started working as a kennel attendant at Perkiomen Animal Hospital in 2011. She attended Lehigh Carbon Community College and became a Certified Veterinary Technician in 2014. She enjoys gaining experience in all aspects of her position. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her family, wine tasting, going to Flyers games with her sister and watching Netflix.

Derek

Derek

Kennel Attendant

Derek joined Perkiomen Animal Hospital in October, 2014. He is a 2005 graduate of Upper Perkiomen High School. Born and raised in Green Lane, Derek enjoys hiking, jogging, stand-up comedy, reading, and walking his dogs.

Sarah

Sarah

Veterinary Technician

Sarah has been working at Perkiomen since the summer of 2009. She started as a kennel attendant and worked her way up to a veterinary assistant. She is currently working on her Veterinary Technician Degree at Lehigh Carbon Community College. She has three cats: Apollo, Chompers, and Pebbles.

Michelle

Michelle

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

Emily

Veterinary Technician

Emily currently lives in Barto with her family.  She enjoys fishing and going on walks with her dog, Maddie, as well as caring for her rabbit, Minifred, along with her many tropical fish.  Emily loves to draw and create ceramic sculptures and enjoys reading and writing books in her free time.