Marcia Rotondo, Pet Rehabilitation Aide
Marcia graduated from Smith College with a bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences in 2001. She completed her certification in Small Animal Massage through Bancroft School of Massage, and joined MSPCA-Angell West’s Physical Rehabilitation team in 2017.
Prior to working at MSPCA Angell, she worked with a range of species in a variety of different fields combining her interests in animal behavior, medicine, cognition, therapy, rehabilitation, and the human-animal relationship. She worked with horses and physical therapy patients at Ironstone Therapeutic Riding Center and worked with capuchin helper monkeys at Helping Hands from 2016-2017. Marcia also spent time as an aquarist working with marine and freshwater species where her favorite task was creating enhancement games and puzzles for the Giant Pacific Octopus. Marcia has extensive experience with dogs, cats, and bunnies working as a doggy daycare attendant, veterinary assistant, and with her own massage clients.
In addition to her work at Angell, She is also a professional dancer and has taught dance professionally at MIT, the A.R.T. Institute of Harvard University, Boston University, the Boston Ballet, Ballet Hispanico of New York, and other local dance studios. She loves to spend time hiking with her two dogs: Moomba and Pili.