Meet Our Team

  • Dr.
    Sajeesh Thomas

    Dr. Thomas is the founder and primary veterinarian of CHVC and is AVMA accredited. He graduated from Assam Agricultural University in India and has been practicing since 2003. He has spent many years working for rescue organizations in Philadelphia helping to spay and neuter hundreds of animals. He is very happy to realize his dream of having a practice with a good foundation of client education and quality pet care. Establishing a clientele that knows their pets will be treated like family by the staff of CHVC is an important aspect of his values. Dr. Thomas is a firm believer that an educated pet owner is the best pet owner

  • Mary .
    Certified Veterinary Technician

    Mary is a Certified Veterinary Technician and has been in the veterinary field for the past twelve years. She is very excited to be a member of the Caring Hands Veterinary Hospital medical team. She has two cats at home Riku (Left) and Samanosuke (Right - Sammie for short). In her time away from the clinic, she is a talented dancer for a dance company and dance competition team.

  • Kayla .
    Veterinary Technician Assistant

    Kayla has been a part of the Caring Hands team since August 2016. Her passion for animals took off when she started volunteering at ACCT in 2010 and has fostered many dogs in need over the years and has even a adopted a fur baby of her own from the SPCA, Ruth the pittie mix!

  • Brittany .
    Veterinary Technician Assistant

    Brittany joined us at Caring Hands as a Veterinary Technician Assistant in August of 2017. She previously worked at a pet supply store for 10 years, and through that experience she found her love and compassion for pets and wanted to expand her career and work hands on with animals. At home, she loves to hang out with and spoil her fur baby, a Pit Bull Terrier named Dawkins.

  • Linda .
    Veterinary Technician Assistant

    Linda has been working with animals since 2017, starting with shelter medicine and into exotic husbandry. Her passion is to help animals and people through veterinary medicine. She is grateful to be part of such a dedicated team. Vet school is the next step to further her career. At home, she has a black cat named Sam!

  • Brittany S.
    Veterinary Technician Assistant

    Brittany began working at Caring Hands Veterinary Clinic in September of2019. She has always had a passion for animal care and advocacy. She started as a receptionist and has been promoted to Veterinary TechnicianAssistant. At home, she loves to spend time with her cat Bean Sprout, her dog Molly, and her aquatic turtle Snappy!

  • Holly .
    Veterinary Technician Assistant

    Holly has been part of the Caring Hands team since October 2020 and is a student at Holy Family University studying Biology. Her goal is to pursue Veterinary Medicine. She has two Golden Retrievers and her youngest has epilepsy. Her dog Simba inspired her to take part in this career.

  • Rebecca .

    Rebecca joined us at Caring Hands Vet Clinic as a receptionist in June of 2021. She is currently studying biology at Community College of Philadelphia. Her goal is to become a veterinarian. She has 1 dog that she takes care of and loves with her whole heart.

  • Katherine .

    Katherine joined us at Caring Hands as a receptionist in June of 2021. She has 3 cats at home and 1 dog who she helps take care of and loves unconditionally.

  • Amanda .

    Amanda joined Caring Hands in March of 2022 as a receptionist. She is currently attending Manor College to become a certified veterinary technician. Amanda has an 8-year-old rescue dog named Honey who enjoys eating and sunbathing. 

  • Nivini .
    Receptionist/ Veterinary Technician

    Nivini joined Caring Hands starting off as a volunteer in 2021, then started working in May of 2022. Nivini is currently attending Eastern University studying to become a veterinarian. She has 5 pets at home who she loves deeply. 


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In case of emergency during our off hours you can contact the following 24 hour Emergency Care Center
Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center (VSEC) (215) 750-7884
Matthew J Ryan Hospital ( University of Penn.) (215) 898-4680
Centre for Animal Referral & Emergency Services (CARES) (215) 750-2774