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Lori Shindle
Referral Manager BA

School: Stockton Univeristy, B.A.

Lori's experience in the veterinary field began in 2006 when she started working at VCA Freehold Animal Hospital in New Jersey as a Client Care Representative and then as a Patient Care Coordinator while she was in college. Lori received a B.A. in communications from Stockton University and began a career in the fine wine and spirits industry. She worked for Allied Beverage one of New Jersey's largest and most comprehensive wine and spirits distributors that ranks among the ten largest such distributors in the United States. Her work experience includes an extensive background in sales marketing, customer support and promotions. After 6 years in the fine wine and spirits industry she entered into a freelance career representing a diverse and elite roster of start-ups and global brands with a concentration on Social Media and Digital Marketing. In 2013 Lori rejoined VCA at Fifth Avenue Veterinary Specialists in Manhattan where she worked as a Client Care Representative and then was promoted to Referral Manager in 2014 building relationships with clients and referring veterinarians in the community.

In April 2016 Lori made the transition to Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center of Westbury taking on the Referral Manager position. Lori Works closely with the referring veterinarians in the community as well as our doctors. She is instrumental in facilitating educational opportunities for general practitioners in the form of Continuing Education (CE), Lunch and Learns and newsletters as well as with marketing our specialty practice. She loves her job because it allows her to create and maintain amazing, one of a kind relationships with referring veterinarians to ensure the well being of the hospital's patients!

While not at work, Lori can be found spending time with her family and friends, traveling, or enjoying the great outdoors especially the beach.


The hospital administration team consists of management personnel who oversee all staff members, hospital activities and the facilities. Together, they keep the hospital running smoothly, ensuring quality patient care and excellent client service. From the moment you check in, our administrative staff is here to deliver the best possible experience to you and your pet before, during and after your visit.