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Emily Crawford, DVM

Owner, Veterinarian

Emily Crawford is the founder and owner of Waterbury Veterinary Hospital. She is Fear Free certified. She received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from The Ohio State University in 1999, fulfilling her childhood dream of becoming a veterinarian. As a child she learned to love all creatures: Her family bred and raised terriers, she rode and worked with horses at every opportunity, and spent endless hours at the nearby Cincinnati Zoo. During veterinary school she worked as an emergency equine technician and also as a research assistant studying cancer treatments in dogs and people.


After receiving her veterinary degree she received additional training at the Angell Animal Medical Center of Western New England during a year-long internship. She moved to Vermont in June, 2000 and practiced in Hanover, NH for several years prior to relocating to Waterbury in 2006. 


Her specific areas of interest include oncology, feline-specific diseases, pain management and geriatric care.  She enjoys challenging medical cases and prides herself on Waterbury Veterinary Hospital's level of quality care.  While not practicing medicine and managing WVH she enjoys gardening, mountain biking, Nordic skiing, and snowboarding.  She lives in Waterbury Center with her husband Nolan, kids Sophie and Evan, dogs Sadie and Otter, and cat Willow.


Rebecca Farrell, DVM


Becci, a native Burlington Vermonter, always dreamed of being a veterinarian. In 2001 she received her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Purdue University. Dr. Becci is Fear Free certified. 


She has been in small animal practice in Vermont ever since. Becci and her husband John, a fellow veterinary classmate, live in Charlotte with their two children Miles and Hadley, cat Tonks and new puppy Sprout. In her free time Becci enjoys reading, cooking and skiing.

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Miranda Fritz, DVM


Miranda Fritz received her doctorate in veterinary medicine in May of 2018 from the Ontario Veterinary College. While in veterinary school she received the AVMF international veterinary student scholarship for her interest and work in behavior medicine and community veterinary outreach. Miranda is certified in Fear Free medicine, and brings this knowledge to WVH where we strive to ensure your pet’s veterinary visits are as stress free and enjoyable as possible. She enjoys all aspects of general practice, but has a particular interest in animal behavior, dentistry, and soft tissue surgery. 


Having lived in Southern California, Western New York, and Canada, Miranda and her husband, Jake, decided to settle down in the beautiful Green Mountain State. When not at work, Miranda and Jake along with their new pup, Hugo, can be found enjoying the outdoors through hiking or skiing. 


Haley Harasimowicz, DVM

Relief Veterinarian

Haley received her undergrad degree from Portland State and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Oregon State. She also completed an internship in critical care at West Vet in Boise, ID. Her special interests include dentistry, ultrasound, and internal medicine. 


Haley moved to Vermont from Oregon with her family in the Spring of 2022. She has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 10 years. Dr. Haley is Fear  Free certified.

While she loves all creatures, she has a soft spot for small, fluffy, spunky pups! 

Haley loves to hike, swim, camp and enjoy all that Vermont has to offer. 

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Kristen Guldbech, 


Dr. Kristen Guldbech grew up in New Jersey. Before attending veterinary school, she got her Masters in Animal and Dairy Science at the University of Georgia. She then attended St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine in Grenada, West Indies. During her time in Grenada, she was part of a program that would travel around the island and help provide spaying, neutering, and veterinary care to the local pets most in need. After Grenada, she did her clinical year at Iowa State University. After a year in the Midwest, she missed the mountains and decided to move back to the East Coast.


Since beginning in private practice, she has made several trips with volunteer organizations dedicated to providing population control and rabies vaccinations to endemic countries to help in trying to reduce rabies cases worldwide.

Her special veterinary interests include internal medicine, theriogenology, and worldwide rabies prevention.


In her spare time, Dr. Guldbech likes making pottery, knitting, traveling, hiking, camping, and cooking, especially baking. Kristen lives in Williston with her dog Squirrel



Interim Manager/Lead Technician

Aimee graduated from Vermont Tech in 2005 with her associates degree in Applied Science, Veterinary Technology.  The same year she completed her degree in Liberal Arts from CCV.  She has been working as a veterinary technician and loving it ever since graduation.  

When not at work, she enjoys walks with her family on her husband's dairy farm in Essex, Vt.  When able to get away from the farm, she enjoys camping and reading in the hammock.

She currently lives in Essex with her husband Jon, and their three sons Lucas, Mason and Walker. Fur kittys Moose and Lulu



Client Care

Rose was born and raised in Vermont. Prior to working in veterinary medicine, Rose launched a career in human medicine, but found that her love of animals drew her into the veterinary world. 

Rose has a English Mastiff named Kana, two kitty's Bean and Mani. 




Client Care

Bio to come!! 

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Client Care

Bio to come!! 



Lead Technician

Karen was born and raised in New Jersey, but moved to Vermont in 2016.  She graduated from Penn State in 2012 with a B.S. in Animal Sciences and then Montclair State in 2014 with a M.S. in Biology with a focus in anatomy and physiology.  


She has been working with animals since 2007 and doesn’t plan to stop anytime soon!  Her other passions include hiking, biking, baking, drawing and spending the day with her dogs, Sam and Baker. 




Chris grew up in Bedford, NH, and then moved to Vermont to attend Johnson State College. He graduated in 2011 with a BS in Biology, than attended Vermont Technical College (VTC) in their veterinary technician program. Chris came to Waterbury Vet as an intern during his final year at VTC, but he fit in so well with the doctors and staff that he was asked to stay. Before the start of his career at Waterbury Vet, Chris worked at Central Vermont Humane Society as an adoption counselor.


Chris lives in Waterbury with his fabulous wife Rachael and his dog Luna. They recently added another member to their family: a beautiful baby boy named Jack. 

In the warmer months, he enjoys hiking, frolfing, underwater basket weaving, and riding his unicycle. The other 10 months of the year, sitting in front of the fire is his main hobby. 




Amanda has been working as a veterinary technician since 2008. Before that she studied animal science for 2 years at the University of Vermont. 


She has always had a passion for animals and as a child spent a lot of time riding horses and working in the stable. Outside of work she enjoys hiking, reading, and Rollerblading.


She currently lives in Hinesburg with her husband Patrick, their two children and three cats; Nora, Steve, and Laurel. They have also recently adopted a new dog Shiloh!


Lindsay, CVT


Lindsay was born in Connecticut but raised in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont.


Lindsay is a Certified Vet Tech (CVT), and graduated from the vet tech program at Vermont Technical College in May of 2018. She joined the Waterbury Vet Hospital team in the spring of 2019. 


Lindsay married her husband David shortly after graduating from VTC, they live in the Central Vermont area.  When not at work, Lindsay enjoys hiking with her Alaskan Husky, Sky. She also enjoys biking, and loves to spend a day snuggled in reading with her two cats, Luna and Pippin.




Christy has been working as a veterinary technician since 2008. She moved to Vermont recently from Massachusetts, joining WVH in 2021. She has an animal science degree from Cornell University. 

Prior to her career in veterinary medicine, Christy spent over 7 years as a zookeeper in Rhode Island and Rochester, NY. She enjoys all animals large and small but at the top of her list are black labs; they hold a special place in her heart. 


When not at work, Christy enjoys walks with her family, hikes, re-intro into skiing and anything crafty with her daughter. Christy, her husband, Mike, and daughter, Maggie, are loving all that Vermont life has to offer. They share their home with their cat, Dilly Bean. 




Maddie is from Massachusetts, and graduated from UVM in May of 2022 with a B.S. in Animal Science. She currently resides in Jericho with her boyfriend and cat, Josie. 

In her free time she enjoys skiing, reading, hiking, true crime podcasts, and enjoying the natural beauty of Vermont. 

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Hillary, CVT


Hillary graduated from Vermont Technical College with an Associates Degree in applied science of Veterinary Technology

in 2015, and passed the national exam that same year, becoming a Certified Vet Tech (CVT.) 


She lives in the Northeast Kingdom with an assortment of animals, but always has a soft spot for cats. 

When not at work she enjoys traveling, reading, hiking and spending time with friends and family. 

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Serena has been working as a veterinary technician for 4 years; before that she spent 5 years working with dogs as a  trainer.


As a technician Serena enjoys working with the difficult cases and enjoys educating the clients she works with.

She is a Waterbury native who is active in the professional disc golf scene. She has been with her husband for 14 years and they share 2 dogs and 1 cat as part of their furry family.

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Bio to come!

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Bio to come!




Tori is a Vermont native. Tori is new to the vet field previously working as an organic farmer, doing conservation work and working at a boarding facility. Tori is currently enrolled at CCV for a degree in environmental sciences. At home Tori has a lovely hamster named moose, a great pyrenees named Kato, and an adorable pit bull mix named Callie. In Toris free time she loves to experiment with natural oil paints along with enjoying nature with her partner Kassidy.

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