Staff Page

Meet our staff!



Dr. Brenda Buck, DVM  

Dr. Buck graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in January 2005.  She completed her clinical year of study at Cornell University before going on to complete her internship.  She has worked in both emergency and general practice over the past 10 years.  Dr. Buck has a strong interest in surgery and emergency medicine.  She finds building relationships with clients and their pets to be particularly rewarding and strives to work with each client to be a partner in determining the best course of treatment for the pet.  Dr. Buck shares her home with her husband Brian, 3 boxers, Liam James and Lydia Cosette and Liesel Phillapina,  a Bengal named Finnick and her latest addition, a flame point named Kippette 2.0. When not working, Dr. Buck enjoys riding her horse and hiking with her dogs.



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Practice Manager

Julie Standish

Julie is a graduate of SUNY Brockport with a background in recruitment and investigation.  She has worked in veterinary management since 2007 and has a strong desire to help families and their pets in need of medical care.  Julie shares her home with her boyfriend, and 2 rescue mutts named Syler and Cooper.  Julie’s interests include travel, coffee with friends, photography, yoga and volleyball.


Licensed Veterinary Technician

John Fitzgerald

John is our newest LVT and has not submitted his bio yet, but I do know that he is a great photographer and a mediocre chess player :)    More info to come…

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Veterinary Assistant

Ryan Milne – Bio and Picture coming soon.

Lead Customer Service Representative

Karmen Peterson

Karmen is a graduate of the University of Nebraska with a degree in Journalism. After a professional career in broadcasting she turned her love of animals into a second career.  Her passion for animals started at an early age while growing up in the Midwest. She enjoys the outdoors and spending time with family and friends, especially her rescue pups Jax and Sydnee!  She is a master euchre player, and also something about world peace…


Customer Service Representative 

Sara Ferguson 

Sara graduated from SUNY Geneseo and has spent over 21 years working in human services.  She has had a love for animals since she was three years old when her first two cats, Cookie and Mousie, wandered into her family’s yard.  Many other cats, dogs, turtles, hermit crabs, and other pets later became part of her family.  Outside of work, she loves spending time with her family and her boyfriend Dan and having game nights with friends. Karmen has never beaten her at euchre.