Triadelphia Veterinary Clinic was founded with the idea of creating a family friendly hospital that invites your whole family to participate in your pet's veterinary care. Our Doctors have over 50+ years of professional experience.
Dina Jones, DVM
Dr. Jones has been practicing veterinary medicine for 20 years. She is married, a mother of two wonderful boys, a spoiled miniature schnauzer and 2 cats. She has been in the veterinary community since she was a teenager, working as an assistant in Westminster, Maryland. Dr. Jones graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Delaware in 1992 with a major in Animal Science and a minor in Biology. She was then accepted to the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine where she received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 1996.
She has a special interest in non-traditional, exotic pets such as rabbits, guinea pigs, ferrets, hamsters and other rodents. She had the good fortune of working with a Board Certified Avian Specialist gaining knowledge of various bird species as well as reptiles. Dr. Jones raised Netherland Dwarf rabbits starting as a 4-H project that evolved into an avid hobby, which she continued until her college years.
Dr. Jones enjoys her job immensely. She finds it fun interacting with patients as well as their people. Achieving balance between the medical and emotional well being of pets is rewarding to her. Dr. Jones also finds great pleasure in working with the community through mentorship programs, informational tours to youth groups and visits to schools on career day.
Heather Stup, DVM
Dr. Stup grew up in Howard County and knows what a wonderful place this area is for pets and families. After graduating Magna Cum Laude from the University of Maryland, College Park, she attended North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine. While there, she developed interests in oncology and emergency medicine. Upon graduation from NC State, she was chosen by Tufts University in Massachusetts for advanced studies as an intern in small animal medicine and surgery. There, she pursued further training in oncology, emergency medicine and internal medicine. Since 2002, Dr. Stup has practiced Veterinary Medicine in Howard County: the area that started her passion for helping animals. And in January of 2006, she was proud to open Triadelphia Veterinary Clinic with her colleagues. She lives in the neighborhood with her husband, daughter, son, 2 dogs, cats, a miniature horse, chickens & goats.
Susan Oltman, DVM
Dr. Oltman grew up in Livonia, Michigan. She attended Michigan State University, achieving her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in June 1990. She has lived and worked in Howard County, Maryland since August 1990. As well as being a small animal practitioner, Dr. Oltman has worked with Hills Pet food on several clinical trials for new prescription diets. She strives to form lasting relationships with her clients and their pets. Dr. Oltman lives with her husband, 2 sons and several cats.
Our Support Team
Our veterinary team is knowledgeable, compassionate, friendly and committed to your pet's health care. They believe in providing personalized attention to the unique concerns of each pet and their owner. We consider ourselves as part of one big family and extend that invitation to our clients as well.
Kristina K., Office Manager
Kris came to Triadelphia in July of 2008. Having known the doctors for years jumped at the chance to be part of this practice. She has a BS in Biological Sciences. She grew up in Howard County, and now lives in Carroll County with her family. Their busy household has a dog, cats, a pot belly pig and 2 African Grey parrots.
Monica T., Assistants\Inventory Manager
Monica joined our team in June of 2010. She was born in Milan, Italy. Backgrounds in Finance, and Psychology. Monica also has a degree in Massage Therapy from London, UK. She lives in Howard County with her husband and son. Her pets keep her busy and include a dog, cat, and snake. When she has free time she makes jewerly for her Etsy store, hikes, enjoys reading and spending time with her son.
Joanne T., Receptionist Manager
Joanne graduated 1988 AS from Harcum Jr. College in Bryn Mawr, PA from their Veterinary Technician program. She worked as a certified tech until her children came along mid 1999.
"I have been raising 2 boys, thought I'd revisit my profession from a different angle as a receptionist at one of the nicest clinics in town. Love working with the staff and all the clientele."
Joanne currently has 2 cats and a dog, Oscar, Georgia and Biscuit.
Mary B., RVT
Mary attended Harcum College in conjunction with The University of Penn. There she earned her license as a Registered Veterinary Technician in 2003. She came to Triadelphia in December of 2008. She has cats and parrots. In Mary's spare time she finds a way to combine her artistic side with her love of animals through doing custom Pet Portraits.
Kelsie C., RVT
Nicole S., RVT
Nicole started with us in March of 2014. She recently graduated from the Registered Technician Program in CCBC at Essex, and passed her board exam. She has over 8 years experience in the Veterinary industry and enjoys animal care. Nicole is currently living in the area where she grew up, she has a busy family that also includes her Chihuahua named "Skittles" and Mini-pig "Penny".
Kim H., RVT
Kim is a Registered Veterinary Technician. She is an original employee from 2006. Kim graduated from CCBC and Essex where she earned her RVT license. She has known the doctors here at TVC for many years and believes that they and the staff provide the best quality care for the animals. Kim is proud to be part of our family. After growing up locally in Carroll County, she lives there with her husband, three daughters and their son. Her pets include 2 dogs, a cat, and fish.
Sara D., RVT
Sue B., RVT
Sue graduated from Virginia Tech with a Biology degree in 1992. She started her career in the pharmaceutical industry working as a microbiologist in the Quality Control laboratory. From there she moved into the biotech industry, working in the analytical chemistry and biochemistry fields. She advanced in her career and became a Supervisor of Quality Assurance. In 1996 she got her first dog, a Great Dane, which prompted an evaluation of career choices. During her last four years in this industry she went back to school and in 2001 received her Associate of Applied Science degree in Veterinary Technology. Sue currently works in both fields. Sue lives with her son and her Great Dane, Vader.
Carly joined us in July of 2011. Born here in Howard county. She attended Clemson University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Animal and Veterinary Sciences with concentration in Equine Business. Recently received her Masters of Science Emergency Mgmt. and MBA. She grew up riding horses. One of her many pets includes a pitt/lab mix named "Riggs" whom she found the day of her college graduation.
Regina joined tvc in 2013 as a receptionist. She resides in Carroll County with her 2 dogs. She also enjoys spending time with family and friends. In her spare time she volunteers with a local rescue.
Meg joined TVC in September 2012, having known the doctors and staff for years. She left for a brief hiatus in August 2013 to move to Charleston, SC. We welcomed back Meg with open arms in December 2014. Meg brings with her over 15 years of veterinary experience as a receptionist and assistant. Meg grew up in Baltimore and graduated Towson University with a degree in Geography and Environmental Planning. Meg has two dogs.
Karen joined the TVC family in 2015. After to going to college to study Psychology, she found the opportunity of a lifetime to work with exotic cats in Florida where she was a caretaker of tigers, a lion and Siberian Lynx. She and her mentor went on to create Tigers for Tomorrow at Untamed Mountain which is a very successful 501(c)3 last stop sanctuary for displaced animals, now home to over 150 animals, from tigers, lions, wolves and bears to farm animals, in the mountains of Attalla, Alabama.
Her family includes two rescued beagles, four foster failure cats, two bearded dragons, two tree frogs and two human boys. Being at TVC is her happy place and she loves getting to know our clients and patients.
Sam started here in the Spring of 2017. She's currently a Sophomore. Her goal is to attend Virginia Tech to achieve her Veterinary Degree. She has 2 miniature schnauzers, Phoebe and Lola, and a hedgehog named Milo.
Mikey graduated from UMBC in 2017 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and a minor in History, and will be attending the VA-MD College of Veterinary Medicine where he can work towards his dream of becoming a Veterinarian. He loves sports of all kinds (Caps!), playing guitar, and spending time with his family.
We are open for appointments during normal business hours.
Doctors arrive at 9 am.
The clinic will be CLOSED on New Year's Day, 4th of July, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.
We close early on both Christmas and New Year's Eve this year.
We are an AAHA accredited Hospital
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