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!
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 She is involving herself in all aspects of both hospitals to learn as much as possible. She is able to work for us while attending college!
Billy Alosco has done many different careers in his short life, but he has settled into his love of animals to bring him to the SVAH/CCC . He has become our jack of all trades(jobs) here. Both receptionist and animal handler- we are so happy to have him as part of our family!
Jessie Barragan joined us as an internship through Rockland Community College and now is going to Mercy College to become a licensed Veterinary technician. Her enthusiasm has been so contagious, we all get to smile even more!!!
Our newest member of the team is Marina Scaffidi, who has been interested in working with animals, joined our team the fall of 2017. She loves keeping them clean and fed and we're so happy to have her with us!