Staff of Veterinary Center of East Northport
Veterinary Center of East Northport is fortunate enough to have some of the most talented, experienced, and compassionate veterinary staff East Northport has to offer. We genuinely care about our clients and their incredible pets, and we strive to deliver the best veterinary attention available. Get to know our team better by reading their biographies below!
Patty, Practice Manager
Patty has helped care for pets at the Veterinary Center of East Northport since October 2004. Patty is our Practice Manager and is responsible for managing and overseeing day to day operations, supply ordering and networking with local representatives. Her most important role in the practice is communicating with clients and being the friendly face of the practice! She most enjoys lending a helping hand to our clients and staff members.
Patty prides herself on her ability to form strong bonds and long lasting relationships with the clients and patients. She has over 25 years of experience in animal-related fields. At home, she is a pet parent to 2 dogs and 2 cats: Sally an 11-year-old yellow Labrador Retriever (who loves to lounge around at home, eat her special treats and smell the roses in the garden,) Judy a 9-year-old black & white Staffordshire (who adores snuggling, dragging the blankets off her human’s bed, and doing somersaults into her dog bed,) Efram a 12-year-old Orange domestic short hair, and Leo a 13-year-old Orange domestic shorthair.
Anna, Licensed Veterinary Technician
Anna Mulhaul is a full-time Licensed Veterinary Technician here at Veterinary Center of East Northport. She began working here in October of 2004 and she is responsible for nursing care, bloodwork, surgery, and dentistry. Anna is originally from Huntington, New York and graduated from Farmingdale State College in 1995 with a degree in Veterinary Science Technology. She has 30 years of experience working with animals within our community and has been working at local animal hospitals since 1990.
Anna says she loves working at the Veterinary Clinic of East Northport because she has gotten to work alongside her peers for the past 30 years and is an integral part of this community. We are so happy that Anna has chosen to dedicate her time and experience at our clinic and she continues to pursue her passion for quality veterinary care with us. Anna has 5 dogs, 4 cats, 5 goats, and 7 horses. In her free time, Anna enjoys practicing agility training with her dogs, riding trails with her horses, going on vacations with them, spending time with family and caring for her grandkids.
Laura, Licensed Veterinary Technician
Licensed veterinary technician Laura has worked in the animal care field for more than 35 years. A member of the staff since 2004, she is proud to be part of a hospital team that provides care and compassion for pets. Laura’s free time is spent with her husband, son and all her animals. Her animal companions include one cat, named Poe, and two dogs named Kuda and Link. Gardening, cooking and four-wheeling are among her many hobbies.
Donna, Veterinary Assistant
Donna has been working with Veterinary Center of East Northport since August of 2005 and has shown to be a valuable asset to our veterinary team. Donna helps our doctors and technicians as needed, provides compassionate care to patients and clients, and much more! What she enjoys most about her position is having the ability to work with sick patients and enabling better health.
One of Donna’s greatest attributes is her intent to continuously learn and expand her knowledge of the veterinary field. She possesses a keen ability to handle cats with ease and comfort and shows great prowess in building and maintaining lasting relationships & bonds with our clients and their pets.
Relaxing at home with her French Bulldog, Rari, is one of her favorite things to do. Donna also enjoys traveling on cruise ships and traveling the world with her boyfriend. She has been to the Caribbean, Canada, Mexico, the Bahamas, and looks to travel to many more places.
Kathleen, Veterinary Assistant
Kathleen joined Veterinary Center of East Northport in September 2006. Originally from Centerport, New York, Kathleen joins us as a Veterinary Assistant! When she is not taking care of patients, you can find her cooking a delicious meal or tending to her garden. Kathleen also loves to relax at home and go on walks with her beautiful Siberian Husky, Asia.
Brittany, Veterinary Assistant
Since March of 2012 Veterinary Center of East Northport has been honored to call Brittany one of our phenomenal Veterinary Assistants. Brittany is a very open-minded and caring individual who is always looking outside of the box and is willing to learn something new.
She is great with digital media and serves as our hospital’s coordinator of social media and website. Brittany helps with basic graphic design, website updates, and managing the hospital’s social media accounts. She also oversees food ordering, inventory, and distribution. Her helpful hands don’t stop there, as she also assists our doctors and her fellow team members during exams and appointments.
Brittany loves finding new ways to make our website and social media accounts stand out amongst others and be more engaging. She also takes great satisfaction in helping sick patients in need of attention and comforting their owners about their pet’s health. Brittany obtained her undergraduate education from Stony Brook University with a focus on biology.
One day, Brittany aspires to buy a house of her own and share it with a French Bull dog. She currently owns two domestic long hair cats, named Claire Bear and Johnny, and one Golden Retriever named Leonardo. Outside of work Brittany loves to travel internationally with her boyfriend. She has visited Germany, Austria, and Aruba, and has many places left that she would like to see. The couple enjoy snorkeling, scuba diving, sunset cruises, and trying different cultural restaurants. They also like to go skiing and would love to explore more mountain ranges in the future. In Long Island, Brittany enjoys going to the beach, being out on the boat, and spending time with friends and loved ones at home. She is also happy to spend her down time practicing photography by capturing photos, editing and printing them.
Taylor, Veterinary Assistant
As a Veterinary Assistant who joined Veterinary Center of East Northport in November of 2017, Taylor is responsible for providing optimal care to your pets. She assists in the office and during examinations to keep your pet as comfortable and fear-free as possible. Taylor also helps with walking, feeding, and tending to our boarding patients. She loves working with the incredible animals that come to our facilities and being able to do so with a group of friendly coworkers and mentors.
“Everyone works as a team and as a family,” Taylor says. “People are always cracking jokes and have tons of fun while working to the fullest of their abilities. The doctors and staff are all passionate about the animals we treat and the work we do here.”
Taylor is very outgoing and is always a team player. She continually demonstrates a willingness and desire to help our clients and their pets have the most positive experience while here at Veterinary Center of East Northport. Taylor graduated from Niagara University with an associate degree in psychology and is currently in school to become a veterinary technician.
At home Taylor loves to spend time with her husband, their daughter, and the family’s adorable pup. Taylor owns a Bernedoodle who is adored deeply. She loves relaxing at the beach with some music to soothe her ears and with some great company to enjoy. Taylor also likes to spend her down time watching Netflix and chilling at home comfortably.
Katie, Veterinary Assistant
As one of our exceptional Veterinary Assistants who started at the Veterinary Center of East Northport in May of 2019, Katie works hard to make sure our patients and clients are well taken care of. She helps with walking and feeding canine patients, stocking rooms with inventory and keeping them clean, and assisting our veterinary team as needed.
One of her favorite parts is getting to interact with all the different animals and being a part of their care and recovery. Katie is a determined, kind, and patient Veterinary Assistant who is a graduate of Providence College. Katie aspires to continue her education in the veterinary field and would love to become a practicing veterinarian someday.
“I love the people I work with and getting to know all of the patients and clients,” Katie says. “It’s such a happy and inviting environment to work in.”
Katie loves to travel and visit new places. She is also content to stay in at home and relax with her loving dogs. Katie owns two Rhodesian Ridgeback mix named Tucker and Cooper, and a Pitbull named Chevy. Katie also likes playing soccer and volleyball and enjoys hanging out with friends whenever she has the time to do so.
Jackie, Veterinary Assistant
A native of Islip Terrace, New York, Jackie grew watching whatever animal show she could find on television. Her family always kept lots and lots of pets, including guinea pigs, horses, cats, dogs, and a yellow nape parrot that lived to be 46 years old! She earned her veterinary assistant’s degree from Eastern Suffolk BOCES.
Jackie’s furry family consists of her two cats – Molly and Sonya – a blind pug named Dewey, and a thoroughbred, Harley. Harley has competed at the Belmont Stakes and Saratoga as Jim’s Apple Martini.
When she’s not working, Jackie enjoys riding Harley on the beach and in local parks, and hiking and exploring new places with her boyfriend, Shawn.
Robin was welcomed to Veterinary Center of East Northport in June 2008 as one of our full-time Receptionists. assists the center with making appointments, scheduling surgeries, reviewing discharge from surgery and helping to answer any questions pet parents may have. Her favorite part of the job is getting kisses from the puppy patients! She has an unwavering love for all animals and an ability to follow through with any tasks given to her. She loves the knowledgeable and caring staff at the center. At home, she has a dog named Piet who is a Terrier mix. He has a huge following here at the vet center! In her spare time, she loves to spend time with her family, gardening and going for walks.
Meet Doreen, one of our friendly and personable Receptionists here at Veterinary Center of East Northport. Doreen joined our reception team in October of 2015 and since has been working hard to schedule appointments & surgical procedures, process medication and prescription food requests, and follow up with our clients about their pets after surgery. Doreen helps with so much more and is wonderful person to engage with. She loves interacting with pet owners and their furry families, and she always aspires to provide exceptional customer service.
Being a client here at Veterinary Center of East Northport I was familiar with many of the doctors and staff members,” Doreen says. “When a position became available, I couldn’t wait to join the practice, and work with a great group of people while making many new furry friends.”
Doreen loves to kayak with her family, including Sasha, their Havanese pooch. She also looks after a Gargoyle Gecko named Taka. Doreen loves going antiquing and spending time with her family, friends and loved ones at their Pennsylvania home. She also likes attending dog shows and competitions in her spare time.
Bridget grew up in Huntington Station, Long Island, and currently lives in East Northport with her husband and two children. She has always loved animals and grew up with mice, birds, fish, hamsters, guinea pigs, snakes, cats and dogs. Bridget currently has a chatty tabby named Kuma who greets everyone who enters her home and has trained family members to turn on the tap for her so she can have fresh water. Her Irish wolfhound, Dudley, had been a patient here, so when she saw the receptionist job posting, she knew this was a place where she’d love to work. She loves all living things, but her heart belongs to wolfhounds, and she hopes to have another one day.
In her free time, Bridget enjoys long walks with her family, bike riding and spending time on her boat.
Karina grew up in Oyster Bay and studied zoology in Oswego. For as long as she can remember, she has had a passion for caring for animals. She currently has two rescue dogs, Lady and Vader, as well as a horse named Big Boy who is also a rescue. Karina trained Big Boy and together they compete at horse shows.
In her free time, Karina likes to take Lady on hikes and spend quality time with Big Boy. She also enjoys working on her Jeep Wrangler and taking it off road.