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Nicole Rickard

Meet the amazing, skilled and compassionate technicians, receptionists and assistants that make up the North Paws Team!

Nicole Rickard
Practice Manager

Nicole, a Hagerstown native, has spent her whole life in the animal industry. Getting her start as a teenager in a local pet store, she then started her technician career in 2001. She has worked as head technician for an exotic specialist as well as assistant practice manager in the past.

She earned her Laboratory Animal Technician Certification from NIH in 2009. To be able to spend more time with her family she returned to general practice and has joined us as Practice Manager at North Paws.  Nicole has 2 English Bulldogs named Gemma and Lyla and a cat named Cookie.