The owner, Lia, is an animal science teacher and has been a licensed veterinary technician for +10 years, specializing in emergency & critical care.​ Lia has worked with various species of animals throughout her entire life, but of course her original love for animals started with man's (or woman's) best friend; dogs. She lives on-site with her dog Luca, an Australian Shepherd. We also have staff members & volunteers that help us play with the dogs, work on basic training commands, & give them TLC.

Luca was born February 2019 and he is a neutered male Australian Shepherd. Luca is one of our most valuable staff members. He is not only extremely lovable and friendly, but he loves to play. He makes a great behavior analysis dog when assessing new clients because he tends to have a very neutral demeanor with almost all dogs he meets. The great news is, Luca lives on-site and makes a great addition to any sized play group.

Devon graduated from animal science last year with the intention of being a vet tech! She currently has two dogs, pepper and chewy, and if her mom let her, she’d have a cat. She’s always had a soft spot for animals, and in the future she hopes to own an all inclusive animal rescue. 

Ursula has been working in the veterinary field for over 30 years. A lifelong dog lover, she currently has 3 long-coated German Shepherds Boru, Parnell, and Carrick. When not working, she enjoys reading, traveling and hiking with the dogs. "I am so grateful to have Ursula on staff, it is really helpful to have another person with so much veterinary experience."- Lia


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*Drop offs & pick ups are available outside of business hours by appointment!*



573 NY-17M, Monroe, NY 10950

Behind Village Lakes Veterinary Hospital

845-324-7088- Call

718-795-8175- Text

*Text is preferred, however, we can arrange a time for a call*