Our team of veterinary professionals is dedicated to delivering the best customer service and compassionate care to you and your pets.

Sue Dermody, Somerset Veterinary Group ManagerSue has been with Somerset Veterinary Group since 1996. She was born with a natural affinity toward animals, and taking care of the many animals she brought home led to a keen interest in veterinary medicine. Sue studied animal science and has also worked as a veterinary technician and pet sitter. Having knowledge of many aspects of the veterinary world led her to her current position as Hospital Manager.

Sue currently looks after her children Gabby and Luke, plus Delilah, a Kerry Blue Terrier, Disher, an Indian Native dog rescued from the streets of New Delhi, Kobe, a German Shepherd, and her two Domestic Short Haired cats, Cosette and Ranger.

Veterinary Technician JoAnne with Dogs Madison & WillowJoAnne is a veterinary technician who has been with Somerset Veterinary Group since October of 2004, but began her career in companion animal care in 1994.

She is very good at calming some of our nervous or scared animals and says she enjoys working with our puppy and kitten patients. "Since first being employed here it has always felt like a family of compassionate doctors and staff," she says.

JoAnne has a Jack Russell Terrier named Madison, a Doberman Pinscher named Willow, and a Doberman Pinscher puppy named Jack. Her interests include doing agility training with her dogs, going to NASCAR races, horseback riding and scuba diving.

Veterinary Technician Katie with Shelter KittenKatie has been a veterinary technician with the Somerset Veterinary Group since February of 2008, but began her animal care career in 2003. In addition to her years of experience, she has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rutgers University.

Saying she has a calming effect on fractious cats, Katie adds that she loves all of the people she works with.

At home, she has four cats named Tigger, Julius, Timber, and Gordon; and one Guinea pig named Millie. Katie enjoys hiking, camping and going to concerts.

Veterinary Technician AliciaAlicia is a veterinary technician at Somerset Veterinary Group, joining our team in May 2012. She has been working in a veterinary-related field for the past seven years. Alicia is very organized and is also a calm and comforting presence for our patients. She's great at greeting our clients, administering medications and vaccines, and making sure our pharmacy is well stocked. Alicia has a Bachelor's degree in physical education from the University of Delaware.

"Everyone is very nice and respectful and they are all great teachers," Alicia said. "The staff all gets along with each other and that makes working here fun and enjoyable."

Veterinary Technician, Kaelyn ReedKaelyn is a veterinay technician here at Somerset Veterinary Group. More info to come!




Veterinary Technician, Krista HeidenhoferKrista is a veterinay technician here at Somerset Veterinary Group. More info to come!




Veterinary Technician, Tess RoufTess is a veterinay technician here at Somerset Veterinary Group. More info to come!




Veterinary Receptionist MaryAnnMaryAnn is a Client Care Specialist who has been with Somerset Veterinary Group since August 2009, but began working in the animal care field in 2003.

"Not a day goes by that I don't smile and laugh at our four-legged patients," she says. "Working for a veterinarian makes me happy. I love animals and the staff here is wonderful. We also have a wonderful office manager!"

MaryAnn has a mixed-breed dog named Dolce, and a Shih-Tzu named Roxie. Her interests include gardening, going to concerts, hanging with friends, hiking, and eating out.

Veterinary Receptionist Susan with Dogs Darla & DaphneSusan is a client care speciliast at Somerset Veterinary Group and has been with us since 2010. In addition to her years of experience, she has an Associate degree in Communications.

At home, she has two White Boxers, Gerda and Casper.


Client Care Specialist RachaelRachael grew up in Hillsborough, NJ and now lives in Manville. She has been a Client Care Specialist with Somerset Veterinary Group since July 2015. In addition to having had animals her whole life, Rachael has gained experience volunteering for Open Your Heart and Somerset Regional Animal Shelter. She takes pride in knowing that she's helping to make a difference in our clients' lives!

Outside of work, she loves to play with her twin chocolate labs Jake and Tyson, her cats Nicky, Theo, Sully, Barnabus, and Pinky, as well as a constant stream of foster kittens. Her hobbies include reading, writing, and watching YouTube videos.