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Melissa Kroger-Matos
Veterinary Assistant Supervisor
Melissa has been a veterinary assistant with VCA Newark Animal Hospital since 2020 after transferring from another VCA. Having an interest in veterinary medicine for a long time, Melissa received her Bachelor's in Animal Science from Rutgers University in 2013. She began her career in 2011, first with a General Practice hospital, though soon found a passion for emergency medicine when working as a Specialty Surgical and Emergency veterinary assistant. While born and raised in New Jersey, she now resides in Middletown with her husband, daughter, three cats, and one dog.

Veterinarian Support

Our technicians and support team members are all gentle animal lovers who treat your pets with the compassion and respect they deserve. Explore our support team members' biographies and learn about the individuals who make our hospital such a good choice for your pet's care.