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Support Staff

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Hannah


Receptionist

Hannah grew up on a family dairy farm. She loves all animals, especially cows and dogs. Her passion for animals and the dairy industry continued at SUNY Cobleskill, where she earned her Associates in Applied Science for Agricultural Business and a Bachelor’s of Technology in Animal Science. When Hannah isn’t busy working to assist clients or on the farm, she enjoys spending time with family and friends.

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Gail


Receptionist

Gail grew up in Connecticut and came to NY after graduating high school to attend college at Morrisville State College where she began Equine Studies. She worked for Nabisco Brands in Sherburne, NY for 21 years where she performed nutritional studies for the Milk Bone brand. Gail has also worked at the H.W Naylor Company in the Quality Control Lab, performing tests on veterinary pharmaceutical products. In 2008, she joined the Leatherstocking Veterinary Group as a receptionist. Gail enjoys being surrounded by the wonderful people she works with, clients, and their animals.

In her free time, Gail enjoys trail riding and camping with her two horses, Shadow, a Rocky Mountain Horse, and Roses, a Missouri Fox Trotter. She loves working on her family’s farm with her husband, Ardean, and spending time with her two children and 3 grandchildren.

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Dori


Receptionist

Dori moved here with her husband in 1989 from Rockland County, NY to enjoy a more rural atmosphere. She worked as a nurse for 28 years with people with disabilities and now works on Saturdays as a receptionist.

Dori and her husband have miniature horses and do wildlife rehabilitation at their home.

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Dave


General Manager

In 1980, Dave started his Standardbred breeding career as a night watch/foaling attendant at Hempt Farms in New York. In 1981 Dave accepted a position as a farm hand and worked his way up the ladder to Farm Manager at Walnridge Farm in New Jersey, leaving in 1988. From 1988 to 1993, Dave worked at Pine Hollow Stud Farm in Pine Bush, New York as the General Manager. He returned to Morrisville State College in 1993, where he graduated with an AAS in Equine Management, to teach equine reproduction wet labs, manage the Standardbred breeding program, as well as manage the annual Standardbred yearling sale.

Dave joined Leatherstocking Veterinary Services in fall of 2014. As the Leatherstocking General Manager, Dave manages the Standardbred breeding. You can also find him helping wherever he is needed, such as hay, surgery recovery, sale prep of yearlings, equipment repair, etc.

When Dave isn’t busy with horses and farm management, he is a scuba diving instructor, enjoys hunting with his dogs and baking gingerbread cookies with his grandchildren.

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Ashley


Marketing Coordinator

Ashley has extensive background in customer service and a knack for detail. After graduating from Camden Senior High, Ashley attended SUNY Brockport for Physical Education, followed by photography. She left college in 2010 to begin her family and obtained her NYS License in Life and Health Insurance, leading her to a passion for customer service in the healthcare industry. Ashley’s background in human medicine started first working with children at Upstate Cerebral Palsy, followed by her CNA at Oneida extended care and then obtaining her phlebotomy certification in which she worked at the Regional Cancer Center in Utica. Now Ashley is following her childhood dream of working at a Veterinary Clinic while raising her five children and two Great Danes with husband, Adam.

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Kim


Operations Manager

Kim has been with Leatherstocking Vet Group for five years now. She started her career as an Office Manager/Traffic Manager at Ultimate Broadcasting Network in Oneonta. After 24 years, the radio stations were sold and an opportunity became available at Heritage Vet Clinic. With her love for animals, this was a perfect fit for Kim. Kim is now Operations Manager for our group and can be found traveling between all of the Leatherstocking Group Clinics.

Kim has three children with her husband, Dean. She also has 4 wonderful grandchildren, ranging in ages from 1-18. In Kim’s free time she likes to spend time at her family cottage on Sandy Pond. She also has a beautiful Fox Red Lab, Rylee, and a cat Murray, who was adopted as a stray from Heritage Vet Clinic.

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Cheryl


Book Keeper

Cheryl is working with our Finance Manager, Charlene. She loves animals and has a dog and cat. When Cheryl isn’t working, she enjoys gardening and puzzle solving.

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Kerry


Finance Manager

Kerry grew up in the Bronx moving to the area in her senior year of High School and fell in love with the area.

After graduating with degrees in Accounting and English, Kerry began working in Finance at Bassett Medical Center.  After 20 years with Bassett, Kerry decided it was time to start a new chapter in her career with the Leatherstocking Veterinary Group as the Finance Manager.

Kerry is a devoted mom to her son Jacob and enjoys watching him play football.  When the weather permits, they love spending time on the lake with family on their boat.  Kerry is an animal lover with two dogs and two cats.

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Jeff


Maintenance Supervisor