Canterbury Animal Hospital
Providing Quality Pet Care
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Meet The Team

Natalie Kerns, RVT

Natalie Kerns was born in Wadestown, West Virginia. Upon graduation from Clay Battelle High School she went on in her academic career to pursue a degree in veterinary technology. She completed the veterinary technician program at Fairmont State University in 2005. After graduation she worked in several fields of veterinary medicine including; large animal, equine, small animal/exotics and emergency medicine. She joined Canterbury Animal Hospital in 2012 where she works as a registered veterinary technician. Natalie has special interests in surgery and intensive care nursing. Natalie enjoys spending time working on her farm, gardening and is an avid equestrian.

Marcia Crites, RVT

Originally hailing from Pennsylvania, she now calls West Virginia home. She graduated from Fairmont State with a degree in Veterinary Technology in 2006. She joined the Canterbury staff in December of 2018. She enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine and loves to continue learning and growing in her career. She especially enjoys client education and helping pet parents have the best possible relationships with their animals. Marcia enjoys spending time with her family and her own dog, Jorja.

Kristen Lawson

Kristen Lawson was born and raised in Fairmont West Virginia. She Graduated from East Fairmont High School in 2017. Upon graduation she decided to further her education by attending Pierpont Community and Technical College where she completed a degree in Veterinary Technology in 2020. She joined the staff of Canterbury Animal Hospital in January 2020. During her free time she enjoys spending time with her two nephews and her little dog Molly. 


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