Our Veterinarians are supported by our Management Team, Licensed Veterinary Technicians, trained Veterinary Assistants, Client Care Representatives and Pet Care Team.
Debora Clary, Hospital Administrator
Deb has been with the practice since 2010. She has two dogs named Zeke and Delia. In her spare time she enjoys running, reading, and forestry.
Deb can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sean Orcutt, Practice Manager
Sean has been with the practice since 2016. He is pictured here with his 3 year old pit bull named Roman. In his spare time he enjoys running, hiking, traveling, and gardening.
Sean can be reached at: email@example.com
Casey Potter, Office Manager / Finance Manager
Casey has been with the practice since 2010. She has three dogs; Ruger (pictured!), Bailey and Meri. In her spare time she enjoys her family and working on her new house.
Casey can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tess Youker-Smith, Urgent Care Manager
Tess joined the team in 2008. She has a B.A. From Syracuse University as well as an M.S. from SUNY ESF. She has 3 cats named Bibi, Ninja, and Bartlebee. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, drawing, and family time. Tess can be reached at: email@example.com
Veterinary Technician Team
JoLynn, LVT, VTS, Team Leader
JoLynn joined our team in 2013. She has a degree from SUNY Dehi in Veterinary Science. In 2018, JoLynn received her certification as a Veterinary Technician Specialist. She is one of only several in the entire state to achieve this certification! Her pets include two cats; Hagrid and Superman as well as four dogs; Clifford the Saint Bernard, Sydney the Labrador retriever and two Pomeranian/Terrier mixes, Joey and Mackey. In her spare time she enjoys jamberry, camping and baking.
Sophia Joined the team in December, 2017. She has an associate's degree in Multimedia Graphic Design as well as an associate's in Veterinary Science from SUNY Delhi. Miko is her cat-sidekick! She enjoys gardening, hiking, travel, Japanese culture and making art!
Karyn joined our team in 2000. She has an Associate’s Degree in Veterinary Technology. Her pets include a Boston terrier named LuLu as well as one cat named Eve. In her spare time she enjoys traveling and spending time with her daughter and friends.
Chris joined our team in 1987. She has an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science. She has one cat, JT. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, biking and snowmobiling.
Carol joined our team in 1997. She has a B.S in Medical Technology as well as an A.A.S in Veterinary Technology. Her pets include three cats. In her spare time she enjoys gardening, family and figure skating.
Katie joined our team in 2013. She has an Associate’s Degree in Veterinary Technology from SUNY Canton. Her pets include one cat named Bennie. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, camping and hiking.
Kayli joined our team in 2018. She has an Associate's Degree in Veterinary Technology from SUNY Canton. Her pets include 2 dogs, A Labrador Retreiver named Harper (pictured!) and a Lab/Boxer mix named Teegan. She also has 3 cats: Jackson, Hudson, and Kai. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, hiking, camping, reading, and spending time with family. Her philosophy is to "always speak for those who have no voice".
Lyndsea joined our team in 2018. She has an Associate's Degree in Veterinary Technology and a Bachelor's Degree in Veterinary Administration from SUNY Canton. She has a cat named Frank and hopes to add a puppy to her family soon! In her spare time she enjoys reading, hiking, or anything that gets her outside. What she enjoys most about being a Veterinary Technician is she knows she plays a role in keeping pets healthy and happy everyday!
Mariah - Technician
Mariah joined our team in 2018. She graduated from SUNY Canton in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Technology. She is from Clayton, NY but currently residing in Syracuse while attending SUNY Upstate Medical University. She has 3 kitties named Hudson, Baby Kai Kai, and Jackson as well as a lab/boxer mix named Teegan (pictured) and a crazy Chocolate lab named Harper. In her spare time she loves taking her doggos to Jamesville Beach Dog Park to go swimming. She became a vet tech to help those that can’t help themselves and provide the best care she can for our furry loved ones.
Veterinary Assistant Team
Leah, Team Leader
Leah joined our team in 2011. Her pets include three cats; Rudy, Mona and Roz, Conrad the fish, and Rallye the Shiba Inu. In her spare time she enjoys hiking with her dog and anything pertaining to Jeeps. Leah can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Amy joined our team in 2017. She has plans to attend college for Animal Science. She has two cats, Lager and Grey Goose and a box turtle named Mr. Tucker. In her spare time she enjoys horror movies, bonfires and quality time with her cats.
Alicia, Assistant, Social Media Coordinator
Alicia joined our team in 2017. She studied Music Merchandising at Onondaga Community College. She has two cats; Sienna and Sierra and a chocolate lab named Ruger. In her spare time, she enjoys camping, hiking and relaxing with a good book.
Nicole joined our team in 2015. She has a B.T in Equine Science from SUNY Morrisville. Her pets include one dog named Stanley. In her spare time she enjoys photography as well as camping and adventuring with her dog.
Laura joined our team in 2015. She has a B.A in Psychology. Her pets include three dogs Sydney, Zoe and Charlie, three cats; Issabella, Haylee and Star, and three hedgehogs; Jupiter, Pandora and Paxton. In her spare time she enjoys rescuing and working with challenging cats as well as playing the piano.
Sarah joined our team in 2016. She has two dogs; Isis Nefertiti and Bloo Regard Q. Kazoo, as well as two axolotls and Chico the cat. In her spare time she enjoys camping, video games and music.
Sydney joined our team in 2014. She is currently working on a degree in Physical Oceanography. Her pets include three cats; Chandler, Ricky and Frankie as well as a soft coated wheaten terrier named Alaska. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, food and coffee.
Dominique joined our team in 2016. She is currently studying Psychology and Mathematics at SUNY Geneseo. She has one cat, Dot and a hedgehog named Watson. In her spare time she enjoys horseback riding, reading and hiking.
Ernesa, Assistant, Boarding Co-Manager
Ernesa joined our team in 2011. In addition to being an Assistant, she also co-manages our boarding department. She has an Associate’s Degree from Onondaga Community College. Her pets include two cats; Rhea and Artemis and a German shepherd named Aila. In her spare time she enjoys hiking with her dog, biking and photography. Ernesa can be reached at: email@example.com
Alaina joined our team in 2016. She is currently studying at Geneseo. Her pets include four dogs; Luigi, Winthrop, Fredo and Mitchell, three cats, horses, pigs, goats, ducks and geese, as well as a rabbit, guinea pig and birds. In her spare time she enjoys reading and golfing.
Kacey joined our team in 2017. She is currently studying Veterinary Technology at Medaille College. Her pets include a dog named May, as well as a cat named Simba. She also has two horses; Mouse and Koa. In her spare time she enjoys horseback riding, photography and graphic design.
Amy joined our team in 2018. She is a graduate of Fordham University and will be pursing a degree as a Veterinarian. She is pictured here with Jager, her sheperd, and Titus, her boxer.
Client Care Representative Team
Taylor, CCR Team Leader and Adoption Manager
Taylor joined our team in 2013. She has an Associate’s Degree in Humanities. Her pets include two cats; Zander and Niklaus as well as her dog Brutus. In her spare time she enjoys boating, swimming and gardening. Taylor can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Angela joined our team in 2009. She studied at Vermont Technical College. She has two dogs, Harry and Sugar. Angela enjoys spending time with her family, movies, and anything pertaining to Donnie Wahlberg.
Kristi joined our team in 2015. She has an Associate’s Degree in Human Services from Onondaga Community College. She has one dog named Layla. In her spare time she enjoys shopping, softball and skiing as well as spending time with her family.
Sommer joined our team in 2018. She lives in Syracuse with her husband, four dogs- Diesel, Dudley, Sirius and Charly, and two cats - Willie and Pan. She has been working on her Associates Degree from the Community College of Vermont, and plans to pursue a Bachelors degree at a local NY school afterwards. When not at work or school, Sommer loves to hike, ski and go on adventures with her family!
Pet Care Team
Jon Palmer, Boarding Manager, Facilities Manager
Jon joined our team in 2013. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Sports Management. His pets include three dogs; Tanner, Trigger and Trinity and three chickens; Merryweather, Fauna and Flora as well as six goats! In his spare time he enjoys woodworking, farming and craft beer.
Jon can be reached at: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Steve, Boarding Exerciser
Steve joined our team in 2015. He has an Associate’s degree in Engineering. His pets include seven dogs; Scootch, Apple, Daisy, Pepe, Pepa, Fire and Seven. In his spare time he enjoys animal rescue, running and training for the NYC Marathon and time with his dogs.