Let us introduce our staff.
Dr. Maureen Saunders- She has been practicing Veterinary Medicine since graduating Cornell University in 1987. Her enthusiasm of her profession has kept her loving what she does after more than 25 years. Her clients appreciate her dedication and trustworthiness to their pets. She is so excited about the opening of her new facility. She also is owner of the Cat Care Clinic of the Nyacks!
Dr. Heidi Lawrence has joined the SVAH and CCC staff as a part-time associate. Her medical skills compliment her ability to communicate with our clients We are so excited to welcome Dr. Lawrence to both our offices and know that our clients will also feel very comfortable with her and her medical decisions!
Debra Serwatien began working for Dr. Saunders just out of high school. Her dedication to the hospital and the clients and patients have promoted her to office manager for Spring Valley Animal Hospital.
Lisa Marcus is our main receptionist to our expanding office! We are so happy to have Lisa as the voice of Spring Valley Animal Hospital. Her good business skills and compassion encompass our goals at Spring Valley Animal Hospital!
Lindsay Weigand has rejoined the animal hospital team after working in the business world for the past year. You will hear answering our phones at both SVAH and CCC. We are so very happy to have her return and since our Marcia has recently retired, Lindsay is now primarily at the Cat Care Clinic as our full-time receptionist plus!!!
Samantha Gonzales-Arietta is another Veterinary Assistant/Caretaker. Her kindness shows through in her smile. She makes sure your animals get extra Tender Loving Care and sometimes even a little special arts and crafts doodle to go along with your animals' personality!
Emily Stritmater was working with animals at PetSmart and has decided to join our team. Her knowledge of general care for all different animals-dogs, cats and pocket pets is a welcome addition to our office.
Molly McNamara has decided to take her love of animals to her work. She is working in our kennel area primarily to keep your animals clean and very happy. She is now taking classes at Bergen Community College to become a licensed technician
Kristen Maneri began working for us in high school and and now is in college to pursue her passion for Veterinary Medicine. She is involving herself in all aspects of both hospitals to learn as much as possible. She comes to work for us during holidays now!
We are happy to introduce the two newest members to our team
Marcos Cordova came to us after his brother initially applied for a job. He has really found his place here and we are excited to have his care and compassion join our team! He also is an experienced DJ
Billy Cain has done many different careers in his short life, but his passion forVeterinary field has brought him to the SVAH/CCC to pursue his life long passion. We are happy to have him here!
We can't talk about our Staff at Spring Valley Animal Hospital, without mentioning Marcia Oppenheim. She has recently retired from 20 years as our main receptionists' at the Cat Care Clinic Everyone knows our Marcia. She was usually the voice on the line when you call 353-MEOW(6369). We wish her well in the next phase of her life!!!!