Meet Our Team

  • Kris and Eric Park

    Kris and Eric Park have owned East Side Veterinary Clinic since 2004.

    Eric was born in Meriden, CT. His interests include skiing, mountaineering, rock and ice climbing and wood carving. He received his DVM degree from Colorado State University where he met his wife, Kris.

    Kris is from Glendale, AZ. She obtained her DVM from Colorado State University. She enjoys travel and the great outdoors.

    Kris and Eric have 2 children. They also have 2 dogs, 2 cats, 2 fish and 2 guinea pigs, 2 horses, a bunny and a snake! Together they love spending time with family, camping, and hiking.


  • Cindy
    Receptionist

    Cindy has worked at East Side Veterinary Clinic since 1987. She is married with 3 children ( 2 of them being four-legged). She enjoys the outdoors and spending time with family.

  • Rebecca
    Vet Tech Assistant

    Rebecca began at East Side as an Intern in March of 2014, she now is a full time staff member working as a receptionist and helping in the back with the animals. Rebecca is a hard worker, always positive and is constantly pushing herself to learn more while tirelessly working to solve any issues that arise.

  • Cindy V.
    Receptionist

    Cindy V. grew up in the Midwest but settled with her family locally. She got her Vet Assistant certificate from Middlesex and began working at East Side in 2013. She loves working with animals and has both a dog and a cat at home. Cindy is a level 2 reiki consultant and loves working with animals who are highly stressed or coming out from surgery, it is a wonderful tool to have at the clinic.

  • Kristen
    Hospital Administrator

    Kristen has been the Practice Manager at East Side since 2013. Kristen's professional background was not in the veterinary field, but feels she has found her niche working in it. She enjoys that her job changes each day and is constantly challenging her. Outside of work she enjoys going on adventures with her husband and three children.

  • Rose
    Vet Tech Assistant

    Rose grew up with a love for animals; when it was time for college her decision was easy, she wanted to be in the Veterinary field. She got an internship at East Side and due to her hard work and passion has become a full time member of our staff.

  • Ken
    Vet Tech

    Ken has rejoined our team after working around the state as a Vet Tech. He has been in the field for about ten years and has gained invaluable knowledge that we are thrilled to have back with us at East Side. While not at work he fixes cars, loves playing with his two dogs and trail running.

  • Chelsea
    Receptionist

    Chelsea is a receptionist at East Side. Her positive, can- do attitude makes her a wonderful addition to the front end team. Chelsea always has a smile on her face, and that smile comes through when helping clients both in person and on the phone. Chelsea is the mom to 5 furry babies, is a licensed massage therapist and enjoys spending time at the beach. 

  • Kara
    Vet Tech

    Kara has been a Vet Tech at East Side since 2017. She has been a Vet Tech for many years and brings a level of expertise to her role. After assisting in surgery Kara is excellent at post surgical recovery and many animals get held and snuggled by Kara as they wake up. Outside of work Kara stays very busy with her family, pets and playing softball.

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Our Regular Schedule

Meriden Office

Monday:

7:30 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:30 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

7:30 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

7:30 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

7:30 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-12:30 pm

Sunday:

Closed