Byram Animal Hospital

#8 Route 206 N
Stanhope, NJ 07874



Meet The Byram Animal Hospital Staff


Jennifer & Emmy

Office Manager

Jennifer has been part of Byram Animal Hospital since 2005. A short time later, Emmy became part of the family as well. You will find Emmy sleeping on the front desk whenever Jennifer is in the office, soaking up all the love from staff and clients. Jennifer also has three cats at home, Moxie, Merlin and Mystique. Starting out as feral cats, they have quickly become part of Jennifer’s family. When Jennifer is not at the hospital you can find her at home baking goodies for her family and work family. Working at Byram Animal Hospital has given Jennifer the opportunity to fulfill her love of working in the animal industry.




Kim, mother to two adult daughters and Nana to one grandson, has been a receptionist at Byram Animal Hospital since 2018. Kim attended Columbia Southern University and has an Associates in Science of Business. When Kim is not welcoming clients and fur kids at the front desk, she is operating her Photography business, spending time with her grandson, drinking coffee, crocheting, or snuggling with her dogs, Jersey and Nora Jane. Kim has a huge passion for photography and animals and loves to bring the two together whenever time allows.



Becoming a Sussex County resident three years ago, Sara found her way to Byram Animal Hospital. Even though it has only been a short time Sara has quickly become part of the Byram Animal hospital family. Sara comes to us with over 19 years’ experience under her belt. Sara has a cat named Cinders who does have a bit of a “Cattitude”. When Sara isn’t greeting patients at the front desk, she can be found bowling for a local league. Sara is also an avid crafter from scrapbooking to making t-shirts and gifts for family and friends.



Janet’s love for animals started at a very early age which has led to her having 18 years’ experience in the animal industry. She grew up in Morris Township and then attended Fairleigh Dickinson University. Janet double-majored in Graphic Design and Fine Arts with a minor in Art History. While attending college, Janet worked at Morris Animal Inn and continued to work there after she graduated. Her passion for animal care led her to create a Pet Wellness program that Morris Animal Inn still uses today. Janet then decided to pursue the vet industry to broaden her knowledge of pet health and provide daily customer service to pet owners. Janet currently resides in Hopatcong with her husband, David, and English Cocker Spaniel, Cloudy. In Janet’s spare time she likes to visit wineries, breweries and enjoys traveling.



A life-long resident of Sussex/Warren County, Lauren lives in Frelinghuysen with her husband Chris and their four cats, Peaches, Skeeter, Stanley and Gus. Lauren spent her childhood on her family dairy farm, which led her to her future in the Veterinary field, starting out as a kennel hand and working her way up to almost twenty years of experience as a Veterinary Technician. Lauren attended Johnson College in Scranton PA and graduated in 2006 with a 2-year Associates degree In Veterinary Science. Lauren worked at multiple Veterinary hospitals and finally found her place at Byram Animal Hospital. When Lauren isn’t working, she can be found at home helping her family tend to the farm, reading, and just spending time with husband, Chris and her fur kids.



Born and raised in NJ, Lori has always grown up with family dogs. At a young age Lori knew she would love to work with animals. She started off in doggy daycare but wanted to be more involved with animal care. In 2018 she made the switch to vetmed and has been with Byram since March 2020.In her free time, Lori is always with her new (human) baby, Jameson. When they can they love to get outside and hike with her fur babies, Catahoula mixes, Jax & Stella.




Danielle is a graduate from Stockton University with a BS in environmental science. During her time there she interned at the Marine Mammal Stranding Center in Brigantine, NJ. After graduating, Danielle started working as a zookeeper at Turtle Back Zoo where she gained experience caring for a wide range of animals. From there she worked at the Seeing Eye as a kennel attendant where she cared for dogs being trained for the visually impaired. Danielle is currently a vet technician at the Byram Animal Hospital. In her free time, Danielle likes to cook and bake everything and anything. She also enjoys running and has recently started training for a half marathon.



Mother of 2 children, Anthony 12 and Harley 6. Amanda has two cats, Cali and Midnight as well as two Conures, Luca and Choo Choo. Amanda began her career in the Veterinary field in 2016 where she worked, and still volunteers at A Helping Wing Parrot Rescue. In 2019 Amanda attended WCCC where she then became a certified veterinary assistant. Prior to Amanda joining Byram Animal Hospital she worked at Hodes Veterinary Group. Amanda is working on her degree and goal of becoming a Certified Veterinary Technician. When Amanda is not assisting at Byram Animal Hospital, she can be found kayaking, hiking, and enjoying time outdoors with her children.



Anna is a student that is currently enrolled in Pennfoster to achieve her Veterinary Technicians degree. Growing up and surrounding herself with animals had become a passion of hers to help animals in need prior to starting her new journey at Byram Animal Hospital. Art is another part of her life. Winning first place contests during high school, led her to become a tattoo artist for 3 years before working in kennel. This made her become even more passionate to move up within the Veterinary field. In Anna’s down time, you will find her painting realistic art, watching movies and reading true crime books. Anna is quite adventurous and loves to ride quads with her friends as well as horseback riding. Anna also has an interest in Astrology and how things had begun in the universe and what else is out there.


Rocky has been part of the family at Byram Animal Hospital for many years. When Rocky isn’t up front greeting clients at the desk, you can usually find Rocky somewhere cozy and sleeping. Rocky loves to spend time outside soaking up the sunshine, his treats, meal times, belly rubs and snuggling under blankets.