Our Team

Lauren Jones, VMD

Dr. Lauren Jones is the proud owner of AHCC! She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 2010, after receiving her bachelor’s degree in biology from Arcadia University in 2005. Following graduation, she worked in private practice with a special interest in canine reproduction and obstetrics, neonatal care, preventative medicine, dentistry, nutrition and exotic animals. She purchased the Animal Hospital of Chester Country in 2017. She currently lives with her husband, Jack, three children, Griffin, Charlotte, and Jack Jr., and their silly bearded dragon, Bruni. Her interests outside veterinary medicine include kayaking, yoga, music, Jeeps, and sports. 

Maribeth Shea, DVM

Dr. Maribeth Shea graduated from Purdue University in 1993.  After practicing in Chester Springs for 11 years, she joined AHCC in 2004.  Her practice is limited to dogs and cats.  Dr. Shea enjoys working closely with her patients and their families throughout all life stages.  She has particular interest in helping older patients maintain dignity and a good quality of life.  Outside of work, Dr. Shea enjoys traveling, hiking, soccer, movies and reading.  She is kept busy by her husband Marco, and three children, Caelan, Aine’ and Sidra.  Rounding out her house is her rescued dog Piper.  Dr. Shea is a member of AVMA, PVMA, and the International Association of Animal Hospice and Palliative Care.

Katie McIntyre-Sweet, VMD

Dr. Katie McIntyre grew up in Chester County and obtained her bachelor’s degree from the Pennsylvania State University. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 2010 and then completed a one-year rotating internship at the Veterinary Specialty Center of Delaware. Since then, Dr. McIntyre has been working in general practice in Delaware and Pennsylvania, and she joined the AHCC team in 2021. Dr. McIntyre enjoys caring for your pets throughout all stages of their life with preventative care and management of acute and chronic conditions as they arise. Her special interests include internal medicine and dentistry. Dr. McIntyre lives in West Chester with her husband, 3 children, 2 dogs, and a cat. She enjoys outdoor activities, exercising, home improvement projects, and spending time with her family and friends.

Paula Colletti, VMD, DABVP (Canine/Feline Practice)

Dr. Colletti received her veterinary degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, followed by a one-year rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Oradell Animal Hospital in Paramus, New Jersey. She then returned to Pennsylvania and has enjoyed small animal general practice in the Delaware Valley since. Dr. Colletti has been certified in canine and feline practice by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners since 2002 and is required to recertify every 10 years. She’s very active within this organization and is the past Continuing Education Chair as well as the current Leadership Development Chair. Dr. Colletti is Fear-Free certified and endeavors to make your pet’s visit as stress-free as possible. She lives in Chester Springs with her husband, Tony, and their two Rhodesian Ridgebacks, Rocky and Enzo. In her spare time, Dr. Colletti enjoys reading, fitness training, sporting events, and outdoor activities with Tony and the dogs.

Allison DiRenzo, DVM

Dr. Allison DiRenzo is a 2013 graduate of Western University of Health Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine. She completed her bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from Rutgers University and her master’s degree in Biology from West Chester University. She was raised in Delaware County and currently resides in Chester County. Her interests include senior pet care, rescue work and surgery. Outside of the hospital, Allison enjoys spending time with her husband and their two sons, as well as their dog Lady and three cats (Filly, Captain, and Turbo). She is an avid equestrian. Most of her free time is spent with her family, on horseback or—when she’s lucky enough—at the beach. Allison is excited to help AHCC patients continue to maintain happy, healthy lives with their families.

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