Our Staff

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DONNA HOVANYETZ
Donna, our practice manager, has twenty years of experience in the veterinary field. She is honest and fair and will go out of the way to be helpful. Donna hails from New Jersey and she and her husband, Michael are grandparents to four. They also have a Great Dane named Macy. Donna enjoys many outdoor activities.

BONNIE HANIFIN
Bonnie, our kennel manager, has 25 years of experience in the veterinary industry. She is highly skilled at training, handling, and behavioral issues. Bonnie is always helpful and generous and will provide your pet with high-quality care and compassion.

HANNAH SAMUELS
Hannah, one of our kennel staff, recently graduated from high school and participated in the veterinary assistant program there. She plans to attend IRSC and then transfer to a university. Hannah owns two dogs, a perfect Shih-Tzu named Princess, and a hound mix named Ally. She enjoys snorkeling, spearfishing, and horseback riding.

DARLENE KIMBALL
Darlene is part of our kennel staff. She is hard-working and conscientious. Originally from Sarasota, Darlene has three dogs: Toby, Chester, and Tyrone. She enjoys boating, camping, and travel.

RACHEL ALBRIGHT
Rachel is a veterinary technician and receptionist. She has more than 24 years of experience in the veterinary field. Rachel married her high school sweetheart, Scott, 26 years ago. Abigail is their awesome daughter. Their animal clan consists of four horses, two dogs, two cats, chickens, and surely there will be more to come! Rachel’s hobbies include horseback riding, reading, paddle boarding, photography, music, and art.

LORI MANN
Lori is an animal health technician. With many years of experience in the animal world, she will help provide high quality care for your pets. Lori is married with two grown children and one granddaughter. She enjoys gardening, crafting, and puzzles.

SANDRA LAUBSCHER
Sandy, one of our receptionists, is also trained in all areas of the hospital. She is originally from upstate New York and last year moved here from Nashville, Tennessee. Sandy has twin grand-daughters, who always bring a smile to her face when someone asks about them. With her compassion for pets and people, Sandy is always here to assist with a smile. In her free time, Sandy can be found wandering through antique shops.

COURTNEY DEBELL
Courtney, one of our Veterinary Technicians, is a native of Florida and graduated from Florida A & M University with a focus in Animal Science. She has had a passion for animals of all sizes since she was very young. When Courtney is not working, she enjoy playing sports (soccer & volleyball), reading, and cooking.

MACKENZIE JEFFERY
Mackenzie, can be found in the kennel taking care of our boarding pets. She recently graduated from high school and is continuing with state college for her AA Degree. Mackenzie’s goal is a degree in Criminal Justice. She has two cats, Scotch and Maggie, and enjoys reading and traveling.