About Us

Mission Statement:

Offer exceptional, caring, compassionate, quality veterinary services for our clients and their pets; while providing our employees with desirable and fulfilling employment.

Vision:

To be a continually evolving veterinary practice that offers excellent veterinary services via a thoroughly trained staff of Veterinarians, Licensed Veterinary Technicians, Kennel Staff, and Receptionists. Our aim is to educate our clients, treat and protect our patients against disease. We always strive to offer the optimum care for our patients. When indicated referrals are always offered.

Veterinarians

Barbara Hardy, D.V.M.
Hobbies/Likes/Extracurricular Activities:

Cooking, gardening, triathlons, biking, hiking, and riding my horses

Pets:

3 Cats – Mr. Whiskers, Piper, Quinten
2 Dogs – Chip (Jack Russell Terrier), Breesa (Miniature Doxie)
2 Horses – Coal, Dexter
1 Miniature Horse – Rudy

Favorite Quote/Motto:

“You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.” – Zig Ziglar

April Hohnbaum,  D.V.M.
About:

Originally from Minnesota and loves winter, snow and skiing. She spent 10 years in Colorado getting her Bachelor’s Degree and eventually her DVM degree from Colorado State University.

Hobbies/Likes/Extracurricular Activities:

She has a special interest in feline medicine and preventative health care.

Pets:

2 Cats – Calli and Pebbles

Techs

Wendy
Working here since:

1982

Hobbies/Likes/Extracurricular Activities:

Wendy is a graduate of SUNY Delhi. She has a special interest in microscopy and cytology. Along with her husband John, she enjoys the company of her three cats and two dogs. She enjoys hunting, camping and long walks with her dogs in her spare time.

Pets:

3 Cats – Calamity, Widget, Dobie
2 Dogs – Ring, Dillon

Favorite Quote/Motto:

“In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.” – Aristotle

Elizabeth
Working here since:

2006

Hobbies/Likes/Extracurricular Activities:

Kayaking, hiking, pet sitting, theater, festivals where you can dress-up in costume

Pets:

3 Dogs – Ditto (German Shepherd Dog), Scarlett & Patrick (Pomeranian)

3 Cats – Chuck, Emmett, Scruffy

Favorite Quote/Motto:

“Be the change you want to see in the world.” – Gandhi

Shannon
Working here since:

2017

Hobbies/Likes/Extracurricular Activities:

Graduate from Alfred State College Class of 2011, Associate’s Degree of Veterinary Technology.  She enjoys horseback riding, snowboarding, cycling and any activity in the woods.

Pets:

2 Dogs – Aynimal and Ms. Pink

2 Cats – Leucine and Chicken Little

1 Goat – Clara Oswald

3 Chickens

Receptionists

Anne
Working here since:

1988

Hobbies/Likes/Extracurricular Activities:

Enjoy spending time with three children and four grandkids. Gold enthusiast and playing cards with friends.

Pets:

Maizy

Favorite Quote/Motto:

Don’t sweat the small stuff!!

Nancy
Working here since:

1995

Hobbies/Likes/Extracurricular Activities:

Gardening, reading, baking

Pets:

2 Cats – Molly, Little One

Favorite Quote/Motto:

If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need. -M. Cicero

Lisa
Working here since:

2013

Hobbies/Likes/Extracurricular Activities:

Horse back riding, hiking, camping, hanging out with family and friends

Pets:

2 Dogs – Kahlya (Rottweiler), Bailey (Boxer)
2 Horses – Tucker (OTTB), Mylli (Pony)

Favorite Quote/Motto:

Whatever

Teresa
Working here since:

2006

Hobbies/Likes/Extracurricular Activities:

Spending time with family

Favorite Quote/Motto:

I sustain myself with the love of family.

Amber
Working here since:

1995

Hobbies/Likes/Extracurricular Activities:

Sewing, take kids for walks, mountains

Pets:

Sweetie, Cosmic, Maxie

Favorite Quote/Motto:

“Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” Dr. Seuss

Bonnie
Working here since:

2016

Hobbies/Likes/Extracurricular Activities:

Enjoys sewing, gardening, fishing and spending time with family and her fur babies.

Pets:

1 Dog – Lucy (Chihhuahua)

10 Cats – P.J., Cuddles, Mickey, Dusty, Frankie, Stella, Stanley, Snowball, Finlee and Annie

Favorite Quote/Motto:

“It is what it is!”

Kennel

Shelly
Working here since:

2001

Hobbies/Likes/Extracurricular Activities:

Crafts, playing with my grandchildren, and playing with my dog

Pets:

1 Dog – Maxie

Favorite Quote/Motto:

The more people I meet, the more I love my dog!

 Lizzie
Working here since:

June 2015

Hobbies/Likes/Extracurricular Activities:

Horseback riding, taking pictures

Pets:

Moose (Chocolate Lab), Lilly (Long Hair Cat)

Favorite Quote/Motto:

“Life is a beautiful struggle.”

Groomer

SharonSharon Crahen
Working here since:

2015

Hobbies/Likes/Extracurricular Activities:

Painting

Pets:

2 Dogs – Emma & Libby (Border Collies)

Favorite Quote/Motto:

“Dogs make me happy, humans not so much!”