Dr. Suzanne Fariello

A 2000 graduate of Cornell Veterinary School. After spending time in a mixed animal practice, dogs and cats became her patients of choice. She is a certified veterinary acupuncturist, having studied and completed advanced training at the Chi Institute in Reddick F.. Her professional interests include integrative medicine, soft tissue surgery, dentistry, client education and working toward managing her veterinary practice to it’s highest potential. She enjoys yoga and pilates, cooking, learning about essential oils and chasing her three children around with her husband, Steve. Dr. Fariello is owned by her coon hound Meg, Huck the Yellow Lab, Henry and Luigi the fantastic felines and a fish named Marty.


Dr. Jessica Roosevelt

A graduate of Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine in 1996. Dr. Roosevelt practiced small animal medicine and surgery in Cape Elizabeth, Maine for three years before she and her husband, Pete relocated to Cambridge to be closer to family. She became an associate at CVVH in 2001. Her interests include spending time with Pete and their two children, pursuing various artistic endeavors, gardening and spending as much time as possible playing outside. Dr. Roosevelt is owned by: fabulous felines Kitty Boy, and Polly Molly,  one dog Minerva (Minnie) and several aquarium fish.


Cassandra Conety, LVT, CCMP

A Shushan native, returned after graduating from Quinnipiac University with a Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Technology in 2010. She joined CVVH in 2012. In 2016, she received her certification in Canine Massage Therapy from Brandenburg Massage Therapy School. Her interests are running, hiking and horseback riding.  She lives with her husband, George, daughter Charlotte, their yellow lab, Gunner and Junior, the cat.


Lisa Shaw, Office Manager

Shushan native, a graduate of Salem Central School. Enjoys knitting, gardening & helping others. Owned by cat, ‘Boots’.  After acquiring extensive experience in human health care management, Lisa made the transition to veterinary practice management in 2013.


Nicole Tanton, LVT

NYS Licensed Vet Tech, graduated 2003 from Suny Delhi.  Special interests include snowmobiling, running and gardening.  Nicole lives locally with her son Keene.  Nicole owns 2 fish, Fancy & Mr. Wild Willy Wiggles.


Amy Thetford, Secretary

Originally from Western New York, Amy graduated from Buffalo State College with a degree in Design in 1993 then moved East.  Newly married, she moved to Salem in 1995.  She has 3 children and is owned by her dog, Tucker, 2 cats – Mitz and Willow, and a corn snake named Maple.