E. Mitchell Arion, VMD, Owner

Dr. A and Molly
Dr. Mitchell Arion received his doctorate in veterinary medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in 1985.  After providing medical and surgical care to animals at various hospitals in our region, he opened the Caroline Veterinary Clinic in 1992.  Originally a one exam room facility attached to his home, the clinic moved to Ridgely in 2007.  The new hospital is situated in a restored Victorian home and allows us to provide better care to our patients and their owners.  Dr. Arion enjoys playing ice hockey and golf as well as painting and drawing animals.  He lives with his wife, Vicki, two daughters, and many house pets and farm animals.
Years in Practice:30

Education: University of Pennsylvania


Vicki Arion, Owner/Technician

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Vicki has been with the Caroline Veterinary Clinic since it first opened in 1992.  She has a deep love for animals and over the years, Vicki and her husband, Dr. Arion, have adopted many dogs, cats, and farm animals, including sheep, goats, and a llama.  She is an avid tennis player and an accomplished quilter.
Years in Our Practice: 23


Lisa Trippett, Office Manager/Technician

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Lisa has been a veterinary technician for over 20 years and has worked at the Caroline Veterinary Clinic since 1999.  She has special interests in animal behavior and training techniques.  Lisa is a member of the Behavior Education Network and has competed in AKC obedience trials.  She is also certified in laser therapy.  Lisa and her son own a dog, Asher, and three cats all rescued from the local shelter.
Years in Our Practice: 16


Sharon Sharp, Veterinary Technician

Sharon has been a veterinary technician for over twenty years.  She has also served as a board member for the Queen Annes County Humane Society.  Sharon is an avid camper and sports fan, enjoying football and Oriole baseball. She lives in Denton with her husband and son as well as her dogs, cats, chickens and ducks.
Years in Our Practice: 13


Brittany Hyle, Veterinary Technician


Brittany has been a veterinary technician for 9 years. She joined our practice in 2004. Since then she has earned her Bachelors Degree in Pre-Med Microbiology from Salisbury University in 2010, and has worked as a Marine Mammal and Sea Turtle Stranding Biologist for the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. In her spare time she enjoys going out on the water, searching for sea glass, hunting for sharks teeth, and making stained glass and jewlery. Brittany has a cat Sushi, saltwater and freshwater aquariums, and a pond full of wildlife.

Years in our Practice: 11

Education: Delaware Valley College Doylestown, PA

                 Salisbury University Salisbury, MD




Lauren Wilson, Registered Veterinary Technician

Lauren Wilson
Lauren is a Registered Veterinary Technician and a graduate of the Harcum College of Veterinary Technology program including rotations at the University of Pennsylvania.  She is certified in administering laser therapy. In early 2007 she moved to the Eastern Shore. She has four cats, a frog, dog and husband - all living together in Tolchester, just a short walk from the bay.  When she is not taking care of her pets or your pet, you can find her sailing on the bay on her family's sailboat.
Years in Our Practice: 8

Education: Harcum College of Veterinary Technology


Cacie Fox, Technician

Cacie has worked at the Caroline Veterinary Clinic since 2011. She is currently attending Chesapeake College. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her dog, 3 cats, and sugar glider.
Years in Our Practice: 5

Education: Chesapeake College



Amanda Jones, Technician

Amanda joined us in 2007 after working in veterinary hospitals in Texas, Delaware, and Maryland. She has a house full of two cats, two kids, and a husband. She loves the outdoors and traveling.
Years in Our Practice: 8









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