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 8 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, Logan Chesney, Liam James and Lydia Cosette, and a very cantankerous cat named Tristen Bernard. When not working, Dr. Buck enjoys riding her horse Lily and hiking with her dogs.
Julie is a graduate of SUNY Brockport with a background in recruitment and investigation. She has worked in veterinary management since 2007 and has a strong desire to help families and their pets in need of medical care. Julie owns 2 rescues, Abby aka "Princess", a chow/golden retriever mix and Syler aka "Velcro", a border collie mix. Julie's interests include world travel with her boyfriend, coffee and movies with friends, wine tasting, boating, hot yoga and health/fitness.
Samantha graduated from Medaille College with an Associates degree in Veterinary Technology and has been working in animal care since 2008. She continues to work towards her Bachelors of Science degree in Veterinary Technology. Samantha has a sincere interest in providing the best care possible for pets and their families. When not working, Samantha enjoys exercise, drawing, painting and spending time with friends/family. Samantha has had many pets throughout the years and currently has four cats, Cody, Fletcher, Clay and Carly.
Teri has been a Veterinary Assistant for the past 8 years and is currently attending Genesee Community College. Teri has a strong interest in Pet Nutrition and enjoys educating clients on proper diets for their pets. When not at work, Teri enjoys dance, music and concerts (especially Dave Matthews) and spending time with her husband Jeff. Teri has 3 pets, Serre, is a 9 yr old ragdoll/siamese mix; Tayln, is a 10 yr old lab/pit mix and Tobin; is a 1 yr old border collie/beagle mix.
Scott graduated from SUNY Oswego in 2002 with a degree in Biology and a concentration in Zoology. Scott spent 2 years at the Prospect Park Zoo in Brooklyn, NY and 6 years in Baltimore, MD as a Herpetologist at The National Aquarium. Prior to Animal Hospital of Rochester, Scott was a Vet Tech Assistant for Rochester Animal Services. Scott's hobbies include hiking, climbing, gardening and watching UFC. Scott has a 4 year old American Staffordshire Terrier named Meatball that he rescued from RAS as well acquired "kitty" as a housewarming gift from friends!
Customer Service Rep:
Sarah has been working in the animal care field since 2010 and has been an avid animal lover her entire life. She aspires to become a Veterinary Technician and eventually continue on to Veterinary school. When not at work, Sarah enjoys listening to music and going to concerts, drawing, doing yoga, hiking, and spending time with her family. Sarah owns a rescue dog named Brody, two cats named Monkey and Jet Pack Pikachu Orange Crush as well as a parrot named Dusty Bird!
Veterinary Assistant/Customer Service Rep:
Maddy is currently an undergraduate student at Rochester Institute of Technology, studying Biology in pursuit of a career in Veterinary Medicine. Maddy owns a 4 year old cat named Daisy, a foster cat named J.J., as well as a Chesepeake Bay Retriever named Lucy. When not at work or in school, Maddy enjoys dancing, horsebackriding and treating herself to retail therapy.
Lindsay attended Liberty University where she studied Psychology. She plans to continue her education and graduate with a degree in Sociology. Lindsay has owned and cared for a variety of animals since she was young with hopes and aspirations of one day opening her own animal shelter. In her spare time, Lindsay enjoys reading, writing, singing and learning new things (particularly in relation to Astronomy). She has a one 9 year old cat named Sprite.