Our Staff

Gabriela Hernandez

Gabriela is an aspiring veterinarian who was born and raised on Staten Island. She graduated from New Dorp High School in 2017 and is now a biology major at the College of Staten Island. She hopes to learn as much as possible about veterinary medicine in order to one day help all kinds of animals, and the people who love them, during difficult situations. 

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Tucker Cowdin

Tucker is a student at Wagner College. Formerly from Utah, Tucker grew up on a farm where his love for animals began. He always knew he wanted to work with animals whether it be on his family farm or at the local shelters. When he moved to New York he jumped at the opportunity to work at our vet office and has been a proud member of our office for 3 years. 

Brittany Ciraolo

Brittany Ciraolo

Brittany lives in Brooklyn, New York. She has been a Veterinary Assistant for over two years. She attended Iona college where she studied business and also volunteered at the New Rochelle Humane Society. In her spare time she likes to read and spend time with friends, family and her dogs.

Pamela Gdula

Pamela lives in Staten Island, New York. She graduated from Susan E. Wagner high school and is now attending the College of Staten Island in hopes of becoming a veterinarian in the future. In her spare time she likes to hang out with her family, friends and surround herself with animals

Sam Colon

Sam Colon

Samantha graduated from Notre Dame Academy High School in 2015. She is now attending Wagner College as a Biology major in hopes of becoming a veterinarian in the future. In her free time, Samantha likes to spend time with her friends/family and her furry friends at home.

Beatrice DeMarco

Beatrice DeMarco

Beatrice is a Microbiology major at Wagner College. She loves playing with all types of living things especially cats and dogs. She is studying to be a veterinary zoologist. In her spare time, Bea loves doing what she does right here, playing with our patients and her pets.

Todd Lima

Todd Lima

Todd is an English major at the College of Staten Island and is pursuing a career as a screenwriter. When he isn’t working on scripts he’s most likely watching movies. While his schedule doesn’t give him much time to have a pet of his own, Todd jumped at the offer to become a veterinary assistant to help other people’s pets as much as possible. He hopes to learn as much as he can for the day when he gets his own furry friend.