We promise to provide you and your pet with the most compassionate and comprehensive care.


Dr. Lauren Blood

Veterinary Medical Doctor

Dr. Lauren Blood is a native of Pittsburgh and a proud graduate of Sewickley Academy. She attended Syracuse University where she graduated Magna Cum Laude, and she earned her veterinary degree from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, where she won the student surgery award for outstanding surgical skills. Along with a well-rounded repertoire of medical skills, Dr. Blood has a passion for small animal (cats and dogs) soft tissue surgery and continues to improve and broaden her skills to take on a larger variety of surgical requirements. At home, she enjoys outdoor activities including horseback riding, biking, hiking, and staying active. She snuggles up with her two rescue cats, Vivian and Audrey. Dr. Blood looks forward to providing the highest quality care for the furry family members of the Cranberry and surrounding area communities.


Dr. James Iafe

Veterinary Medical Doctor

Originally from New York, Dr.Iafe graduated from New York University and received his veterinary medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. He was elected into membership of the Phi Zeta Honor Society of Veterinary Medicine in 1993. Dr.Iafe has been licensed to practice veterinary medicine in Delaware, New Jersey, Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania. He has chosen Western Pennsylvania to call his home and has been a resident of Cranberry Township for the better part of 17 years. Dr.Iafe has held the office of President of the Western Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association (WPVMA) and during his tenure helped the WPVMA develop an interactive website to better serve its members and the public. Dr.Iafeʼs interests in veterinary medicine include internal medicine, endocrinology, dentistry and dermatology. In his spare time he enjoys golfing, biking and running.


Dr. Carly Schueler

Veterinary Medical Doctor

Dr. Carly Schueler is a Pittsburgh native and a graduate of Shaler Area High School. She was a four-year student-athlete on the University of Oklahoma women’s rowing team and was named to the Big 12 All-Conference team both junior and senior year. Dr. Schueler attended Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences where she was elected into the Phi Zeta Honor Society of Veterinary Medicine in 2018. While in veterinary school, Dr. Schueler enjoyed volunteering at Operation Catnip, a spay and neuter program for feral and community cats. A few of Dr. Schueler’s veterinary passions include hematology, cytology, and feline medicine. In her free time she enjoys reading, swimming, rowing, and spending time with her rescue cat named Kona. Dr. Schueler is honored to be joining the CVH family and excited to begin her career caring for pets in the northern Pittsburgh area.

Dr. Kelsey Shampoe

Veterinary Medical Doctor

Starting in July!

Dr. Kelsey Shampoe is a Pennsylvania native from the Erie area. She attended Penn State University for undergraduate before attending the University of Pennsylvania for veterinary school. While in veterinary school, Dr. Shampoe was very active in the Shelter Medicine Club and helped to organize community clinics that reached hundreds of West Philadelphia pets. Dr. Shampoe’s clinical interests include preventive medicine, internal medicine, dermatology, and behavior. In her free time, Dr. Shampoe enjoys cooking, reading, and trying new food and craft beer with her fiancé. Dr. Shampoe is excited to join the CVH team and meet all the wonderful pets and families In the Pittsburgh area!


Bedonna

Practice Manager

Bedonna started working in veterinary medicine in 2007 and graduated from The Vet Tech Institute in 2008. Since graduating from tech school she has mostly worked with cats and dogs. She has a special interest in client education, in house laboratory procedures, and radiography. Currently, Bedonna is working towards her degree in Business Management and Human Resource Management at Butler County Community College.


Corinne

Veterinary Technician

Corinne is originally from the Pocono Mountains where she began her career of 12 years as a technician. During that time, she enjoyed working with many species of animals including: cats, dogs, reptiles, rabbits, and birds. Her special interests are parasitology, dermatology, and of course playing with kittens and puppies.

Corinne currently lives local. She has many hobbies including: boxing, cross country skiing, snowboarding, kayaking, and playing guitar. In her spare time, she loves sampling all the great food Pittsburgh has to offer and then working it all off at her favorite gym.


Heather

Veterinary Technician

Went to Sanford Brown aka (Pittsburgh Career Institute), she graduated in 2014. Mostly work with dogs and cats. She loves educating people and drawing blood and doing lab work. Originally from Brookfield, Connecticut but now resides in Economy with her husband, daughter, and 3 animals, a dog named Thor and 2 cats named Bubbles and Boo. Her love for animals has driven her to this path since childhood. When she isn’t working she likes to spend time with family and friends, go hiking and playing softball.


Andi

Office Manager/Veterinary Technician

Andi Cloutier, after relocating from New Hampshire via Maryland, melded with the staff at Cranberry Veterinary Hospital in October of 2017. She has had several decades of experience working with many species of animals beyond dogs and cats, including among others; horses, goats, birds and pocket pets. Andi has many hobbies and interests but most beneficial for veterinary care is her passion for science-based dog behavior and training. In recent years, she has enjoyed teaching obedience, superintending and judging 4-H dog shows in both NH and MD.

At home, she has a wonderfully patient husband, Jeff. They have a beautiful and funny daughter named Izabel. Their four-legged children are Rhodesian Ridgebacks Griffin and Phoenix, and a little furry overlord, Moth, the cat.


Heather

Certified Veterinary Technician/ Head Surgery Technician

Heather is a proud Certified Veterinary Technician, graduated from the Vet Tech Institute of Pittsburgh in 2016. Following her heart from a young age, she made her dream come true and now gets to show her love for animals every day. Heather immediately found her passion for surgery and patient care. She joined the Cranberry Veterinary Hospital team in May 2018.

Heather has always been local to the area and now resides in Cranberry with her caring boyfriend and two Lynx point cats Sushi and Wasabi. When she’s not at work she loves to spend time with friends and family and enjoying the outdoors.


Cassie

Veterinary Technician

Cassandra graduated from the Vet Institute of Pittsburgh In December of 2019. She knew this was the career for her ever since she was little. She has always loved animals of all sizes. Her areas of interest are surgery and radiology!

After joining the CVH family in September 2019, her love for her career grew more and has motivated her to look into specializing in Radiology.

Cassandra has lived in the Pittsburgh area her whole life with her Shih Tzu, Nala, and her cat, Kai. In her free time, she likes to adventure outdoors, go for a run, and create memories with her husband (which is definitely her favorite).


Brandie

Certified Veterinary Technician

Brandie is a Certified Veterinary Technician who graduated from the Vet Tech Institute in 2012. She has always known that she wanted to work with animals. Her special interest is behavior and she is currently working toward her goal of obtaining her behavior specialty; she especially loves cat behavior. She is Fear Free Certified and Human-Animal Bond Certified. She joined the Cranberry Veterinary Hospital team in November of 2019.

Currently residing in Etna, she shares her home with her boyfriend; 2 dogs, Momo and Terry; 1 cat, Tundra; and 1 axolotl, Alexstrasza. In her spare time, she likes to play video games, read, and spend time with friends and family.


Grace

Veterinary Technician

Grace graduated from the Vet Tech Institute of Pittsburgh in April of 2017. She has always had a passion for animals since a young age. Growing up, she was involved in horseback riding and fostering animals through the Humane Society.

Starting out in the field, Grace worked in equine medicine. She has been in small animal practice for a few years now and her areas of interest include radiology, drawing blood, and preventative care. She is also certified in Low Stress Handling.

Grace is a Pittsburgh native, now residing in Beaver Falls with her boyfriend. They have 3 energetic dogs, Cid, Smokey, and Zara. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, taking the dogs on adventurous hikes, and cozying up for a good movie.

Aaron (A.J.)

Veterinary Assistant

AJ is currently pursuing certification to become a Veterinary Technician. After graduating from Pittsburgh Technical Institute, AJ’s focus immediately began to shift from computer science to the animals in his life.

AJ spent 3 years working in management and as an Adoption Captain assisting local shelters with in store cat adoptions at Petco. This quickly made him realize that caring for animals is what he was meant to do in life. He takes a special interest in lab work and the science behind the medicine.

He has lived locally for his entire life with 3 mischievous terrors, also known as “cats,” Lina, Oodles, and Crouton. When not loving all of the furry creatures available, he enjoys spending time playing music, gaming, and cooking!

Sam

Head Certified Veterinary Technician

Bio coming soon

Sarah

Veterinary Technician

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Kayla

Veterinary Technician

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