Kate Harnish, DVM, CVPM

Dr. Kate Harnish is a 2002 graduate of Mahanoy Area High School and a 2006 graduate of Temple University. Dr. Harnish spent three years in Grenada, West Indies and her fourth and final year at the ​University of Pennsylvania studying veterinary medicine. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2010. She remains a member of Phi Zeta International Veterinarian Honor Society, PVMA, AAHA, and AVMA. Dr. Harnish was the recipient of the Public Award of Merit in 2014 from PVMA. Dr. Harnish strives for better preventative care to enhance the lives of companion animals. Some of her hobbies include traveling and auctioning.

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Kaitlyn Depsky,  DVM

Dr. Kaitlyn Depsky is a 2009 graduate of Minersville High School. In 2013, she received her Bachelor of Science from Lebanon Valley College. She is also a 2015 graduate of Lehigh Carbon Community College/Northampton Community College where she received her Associates Degree in Applied

Science specializing in Veterinary Technology. She worked at AAC prior to attending veterinary school. Dr. Depsky graduated Summa Cum Laude from St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2021 after spending three years in Grenada, West Indies and completing her fourth year clinical training at North Carolina State University. She remains a member of Phi Zeta International Veterinary Honor Society, AVMA, PVMA, and AAHA. Dr. Depsky is passionate about small animal wellness and preventative medicine, radiology, and surgery.  She enjoys spending time with her family, her fiance, Steven, and their cats Morris and Goose, reading, and painting.

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Heather Libby, Receptionist, Certified Dog Trainer & Canine Good Citizen & AKC S.T.A.R. Evaluator

Heather is a 2002 graduate of Line Mountain High School and continued her education at National K-9 in Ohio to receive her certification in dog training. Heather also completed a program through U.S. Career Institute to receive a certificate as a veterinary assistant. When Heather isn’t at the desk, she holds puppy classes, basic training classes and agility on our premises. Along with her husband, Heather lives happily with her twin boys, daughter and son. She has 4 dogs, cats, chickens and pet pigs. “I always have a smile on my face :)”

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Liz Reichwein, CVT, Kennel Manager

Liz is a 2013 graduate from North Schuylkill Jr./Sr. High School. She has 2 cats, Jane and Lucy, a frog named, Scuba and a hermit crab. She  has 3 boston terriers, and  a boxer. She also has 2 sons, Brayden and Brantley. She is a graduate of the  veterinary technician program at York Technical Institute. She loves the outdoors!!

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Corrin Kegolis, Receptionist

She is a 2006 graduate of Cardinal Brennan Jr/Sr high school. She went on to acquire here CNA and also have experience as a receptionist. She currently has a lovable dog named, Magnum. Corrin enjoys the outdoors and spending time with family. She is hoping to learn more about veterinary medicine and her role at Anthracite.

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Sarah Yeager, Kennel Technician

Sarah is a graduate of Shamokin Area in 2010. She received her grooming certification through the Animal Behavior College in 2016. Sarah has over 8 years experience with working in the animal profession. She has First Aid and CPR certification for large and small animals. She worked for the PASPCA. and held many responsibilities supervising and rehabilitating horses and other livestock. She currently lives with her husband, Christian, 8 dogs, Daisy, Lincoln, Zyla, Gilbert, Lenny, Butters, Ruben and Mabel and 7 crazy cats. She enjoys horseback riding, music festivals, and being with family and friends.

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Tracy Gilligbauer, Receptionist

Tracy has been surrounded by animals her whole life! She had previously worked as a veterinary technician for 31 years, with large and small animals. She currently owns several dogs, cats, horses, miniature horses, miniature cows, goats, pigs, chickens, geese and rabbits. “I can’t imagine my life without animals.”

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Brianna Martin, Kennel Technician

Brianna is a 2015 graduate of Shamokin Area. She recently received a Bachelors of Science Animal studies degree from Wilson College. Brianna has always had a passion for helping animals. She currently has no pets of her own, although she helps take care of her family pets, in which are two guinea pigs, a rabbit, turtle, dwarf hamster, and a spoiled dog named Luna. Brianna recently got engaged to her fiance, Christian at the end of her senior college soccer game. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family and friends and staying active by going hiking and enjoying the outdoors. She looks forward to learning more about the boarding/grooming aspects of Anthracite in hopes of one day opening a kennel of her own.

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Judy Veghte, Office Manager

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