Family Veterinary Clinic

1413 Defense Hwy #100
Crofton & Gambrills, MD 21054



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Dr. Kristin Varner-Maslar - Family Veterinary Clinic - Crofton & Gambrills MD

Kristin Varner-Maslar, DVM


Dr. Kristin Varner is the co-owner and medical director of Family Veterinary Clinic, in Crofton Maryland, along with her husband, Patrick Maslar, who runs the business end. They have owned FVC since 05/02. Dr. Varner was born and raised in Waterloo, IA and graduated in 5/91 with a DVM and BS degrees from Iowa State University. She moved to MD, after graduation, to work with horses. She practiced primarily equine medicine for 3 years before changing to small animals. Dr. Varner and her husband had a son Joseph in May 03 and a daughter Charlotte in May 05 who keep them busy. However, in her free time she enjoys horses, horseback riding, outdoor activities like hiking, biking, water sports and reading. They have 2 dogs, and 3 horses that share their lives.  









Dr. Heather Hendler - Family Veterinary Clinic - Crofton & Gambrills MD

Heather Hendler, VMD



Marcie Baer, Holistics - Family Veterinary Clinic - Crofton & Gambrills MD

Marcie Baer, Holistics


Marcie Baer provides acupuncture and herbal treatments, in Crofton, at Family Veterinary Clinic. She completed a Master’s degree program at the Traditional Acupuncture Institute in Columbia, MD after which she was selected by Cyrie Barnes to take over her human and animal acupuncture practice in Columbia. They worked together there for more than a year. Other professional training includes Chinese and American herbs, homeopathy, NAET allergy elimination, animal acupuncture, and biomeridian/computer-based meridian testing. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Elmira College with a triple major and later completed her pre-med/vet requirements. She has worked extensively with vets in large and small animal practices as well as with specialists in veterinary surgery and internal medicine, and in the pharmaceutical industry. Marcie has owned, bred, and trained Labrador Retrievers since 1970. She is currently an AKC Judge for Hunting Retriever Events, competes at all levels with her dogs, and has earned obedience titles with them. Holistic Wellness and Acupuncture. Holistic Wellness and Acupuncture

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Sharon Hughes - Family Veterinary Clinic - Crofton & Gambrills MD

Sharon Hughes, Receptionist


Sharon Hughes has been with our clinic since 1993. She is the mother of 4 sons and grandmother to a 11-year-old granddaughter. She shares her home with her husband of 21 years and one very spoiled pitbull named Sage. She is an avid teddy bear collector. She enjoys her interaction with our clients. Her knowledge of pet health issues and customer service are an asset to Family Veterinary Clinic.



Pam Zangardi - Family Veterinary Clinic - Crofton & Gambrills MD

Pam Zangardi , Receptionist


After serving over 10 years on active duty in the U.S. Army I settled here, in the greater Crofton area, with my husband Paul to start our family. We are the proud parents of two girls, Emily and Anna. Though I live here in Maryland, I still consider myself a Pittsburgh girl, always rooting for my Black and Gold (Steelers, Pirates and Penguins). I also have a deep love for cats and always have at least one (if not more) that share my home.



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Eve Laurange - Family Veterinary Clinic - Crofton & Gambrills MD

Eve Laurange, Technician


Eve, our most senior employee, has been working as a technician since 1984, but here at FVC since 1991. You can most often find Eve drawing blood, bathing dogs and cats, assisting the doctors in surgery and dental procedures, doing nail trims or showering love on the dogs and cats who are in the hospital. Eve loves animals so much she also does pet sitting in her off time from FVC. She shares her home with two dogs, Summer and Tiki, one wonderful cat named Clarence that came to FVC as a stray and her husband, Daryl.  



Debi Persing - Family Veterinary Clinic - Crofton & Gambrills MD

Debi Persing, Technician


Debi Persing has been a veterinary technician since 1991. She had previously worked with Dr. Varner for several years. She has been with FVC since April of 2003. Debi has experience working with exotic pets, as well as in animal eye care. Debi and her husband volunteer for Greyhound Pets of America. Debi shares her life with a greyhound, 5 Boston terriers and 2 birds. 



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Vivian Cooper, Technician

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Katie Arnold, Technician

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Jamila Hewitt, Technician

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