Ashburn Village Animal Hospital's Dedicated Team
Our team of caring support professionals is devoted to you and your pet!
Sue Vlasic — Hospital Manager
Sue joined Ashburn Village Animal Hospital in June 2009. She enjoys working the front desk and greeting clients and their pets. Sue lives in Ashburn Village with her husband, her dog Hobo and her two cats, Zoe and Rocky.
In her spare time, Sue enjoys hiking, gardening and visiting the local wineries, as well as traveling and spending time with her three adult children.
Katie McAuliffe — Client Care Specialist
Katie’s dream job has always consisted of working with animals, and she is excited to work daily with dogs, cats, and to be a part of AVAH’s team. She grew up and spent most of her life in Fort Collins, Colorado, and loves anything that has to do with her home state. Katie moved to Ashburn two years ago with her boyfriend, Sam, who was offered a great opportunity as a firefighter at Fort Meyer. She lives in Ashburn Village with Sam, and her dog, Cooper, who is a very loved and adored 6-year-old Lab/Shepard mix.
In her free time, Katie enjoys traveling, spending time with family and friends, taking Cooper to a local farm, playing card and board games, and sightseeing around Virginia and DC. She is also a huge Disney fanatic.
Mandy Hall — Veterinary Technician
Mandy has worked in the field of veterinary medicine off and on since 1996. She started out as a veterinary assistant and then became a veterinary technician. She has an Associate degree in Business Management from Strayer University.
In her free time, Mandy enjoys traveling with her daughter. She also enjoys taking walks and playing fetch with her two-year-old Great Pyrenees, Ticuna, and cuddling with her 16-year-old kitty, Angelus.
Caity Robbins — Veterinary Technician
Caity joined Ashburn Village Animal Hospital in July of 2015, but has been a veterinary technician for four years. She is currently enrolled at Penn Foster College to attain an Associates Degree to become a licensed veterinary technician. Caity grew up in Maryland and recently moved to Leesburg, where she lives with her boyfriend Robby and adorable dog Koda. In her free time, she enjoys taking her dog hiking and cooking.
Bailey Conner — Client Care Specialist
Bailey is very excited to have the opportunity to work with and learn from animals as well as be a part of the Ashburn Village Animal Hospital team. She has been a part time client care specialist since October 2016, but also likes to help out wherever needed around the hospital. Bailey is currently working toward a Bachelor’s degree in pre-veterinary science and hopes to advance to veterinary school. She enjoys learning from our staff and the opportunity to be a part of helping animals stay healthy.
In her free time, Bailey enjoys playing volleyball and horseback riding on her farm.
Tabitha Castillo-Bardales — Kennel Attendant
Tabitha joined Ashburn Village Animal Hospital in September of 2016 as a kennel attendant. She has always wanted to help animals by one day being a veterinarian. Currently, Tabitha is attending Northern Virginia Community College for an Associate degree in biology. She grew up in southern Florida and recently moved to the Ashburn area with her family.
When not at work, Tabitha enjoys spending time with her family and walking around Washington, DC.