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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Licensed Veterinary Technician

John has worked as a licensed vet tech for over 20 years.  He has a love for all animals, especially corgis and tarantulas.  John has two grown sons and enjoys spending time with his mom. John is a great photographer, a mediocre chess play, and a below average golfer. He also enjoys longs walks along the canal.  John’s favorite color is periwinkle, and he loves telling knock knock jokes.  He hopes to one day take his show on the road…

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Veterinary Assistant


Kevin has had a love of animals every since Garanimals.  He graduated from Medaille College with a degree in Tomfoolery.  He recently returned to the Rochester area after living and working as a vet tech assistant in California for 6 years (we are still trying to figure out why he moved to NY).  He and his family have 4 ferrets: Clyde, Desmond, Mo Rocca, and Kimberly.  In his free time, Kevin enjoys baking, watching Jeopardy with hopes of someday being a contestant, building sand castles in the summertime, shirtless volleyball, and decoupage.


Licensed Veterinary Technician


Rosie grew up and still lives in Marion, NY. She graduated from Medaille College in May 2022 as a Licensed Veterinary Technician. She has a hedgehog named Cinos and a kitty named Tylea. Rosie loves baked goods, ice cream from Aldi, gardening, all music, and puns. In her spare time, Rosie enjoys gaming, including Minecraft, Witcher, and Power Washing Simulator. We “donut” know what we would do without her! :)


Veterinary Assistant


Desi lives in Rochester and is currently attending school to become a Licensed Veterinary Technician. She has a miniature schnauzer named Dewy. She enjoys working out, gardening, bike riding and movies. Her favorite color is periwinkle blue and her favorite food is pizza with pineapple.



Lead Customer Service Representative


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…


Front Desk Manager 


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.