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 over 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, 3 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.
Carissa, Practice Manager
Carissa has always had a passion for animals, people, and helping in any way she can. She grew up in the local 4-H program showing cattle, hogs, sheep, and pleasure riding horses. You could say that the love for animals came pretty naturally to her.
She is currently enrolled in the Penn Foster business management program to receive her bachelor's degree and eventually earn her Certified Veterinary Practice Manager certificate (CVPM). When not working at the clinic or on school work, you can find Carissa spending time with family and giving lots of love to her pack of Pembroke Welsh Corgis; Londyn, Mr. Wilson, Styrling, and Brystol!
She could not be happier to be a part of the TVC staff and loves working with three of the kindest veterinarians in the area!
Monica, 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 a snake. When she has free time she makes jewerly for her Etsy store, hikes, enjoys reading and spending time with her son.
Joanne, Receptionist Manager
Joanne graduated 1988 AS from Harcum Jr. College in Bryn Mawr, PA from their Veterinary Technician program. She worked as a certified Vet 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, Register Veterinary Technician
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, Registered Veterinary Technician
Nicole, Registered Veterinary Technician
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, Registered Veterinary Technician
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, Registered Veterinary Technician
Sue, Registered Veterinary Technician
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 2 Great Danes.
Regina joined tvc in 2013 as a receptionist. She resides in Carroll County with her dogs. She also enjoys spending time with family and friends. In her spare time she volunteers with a local rescue.
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 Senior. 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.
Danielle, Technician Assistant/Receptionist
Danielle started here in the spring of 2017. She graduated from Penn Foster's Veterinary Assistant program. She grew up in the Howard County area and has 2 dogs, a rabbit, and a horse. Danielle enjoys hikes with her boyfriend, traveling, and volunteering at horse shows.