A graduate of the Royal Veterinary College in London, England, Dr. Paul Schwartzreich has been an associate veterinarian at Norwalk Veterinary Hospital in Connecticut for the past 4 years. Prior to veterinary school, he was a documentary filmmaker and produced nationally televised documentaries for National Geographic, Discovery Channel, A&E and MSNBC.
Dr. Schwartzreich’s professional interests include dermatology, pain management, quality-of-life issues, and internal medicine. Aside from work, Dr. Schwartzreich loves his Beagle, Banksy, and most of all, spending time with his family. He looks forward to delivering compassionate veterinary care to the residents of New Rochelle and the surrounding communities.
Dr. Katie Doherty DVM
Katie Doherty is originally from Brooklyn, NY and graduated from St. George’s University in January of 2012 after completing a clinical year at North Carolina State. In the following year, Katie completed a medicine and surgical internship at an emergency and referral center in Long Island. Since then, Katie has continued her veterinary career in small animal general practice.
Prior to her studies in veterinary medicine, Katie taught outdoor and environmental education for several years in multiple locations throughout the United States. In her spare time she still enjoys traveling, reading, hiking, camping, the occasional game of basketball and hanging out with her dog Boo. Katie is excited to continue her veterinary career with the team at New Rochelle Animal Hospital
Dr. Fazaana Ali DVM
Dr. Fazaana Ali is a 2017 graduate of Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine. Growing up on the island of Trinidad, she was exposed to many different animals including cats, dogs, chickens, goats, and cows. It is there that she developed her love for animals and her desire to work with them. Prior to veterinary school, she worked as a veterinary assistant for four years in Manhattan, which inspired her to become a small animal veterinarian. Her professional interests include feline and canine medicine, soft tissue surgery, and clinical pathology.
In her spare time, Dr. Ali enjoys film, theater, dance, reading, hiking, traveling, and watching movies with her two cats Linus and Freckles. She is excited to be the newest member of the New Rochelle Animal Hospital team.
Angela is our Practice Manager and has been working with animals for over 15 years. She has loved and helped them her entire life and will continue until it’s her turn for the Rainbow Bridge. Ferrets are her favorite creatures, but she has a zoo at home with many different types of animals. There is no greater feeling than helping an animal or their people with everything from grooming to emergencies. Her life is not complete without animals, and coffee!
Maria Rossler, our groomer, began grooming almost 10 years ago after a family dog had to be repeatedly sedated for grooming and she wanted him to have a more enjoyable grooming experience. She graduated from the American Academy of Pet Grooming in New York City in 2007.
Maria is a huge animal lover with four dogs, two cats, and other assorted rescued animals at home. Maria finds grooming is a way for her to take care of animals as well as a creative outlet. She has worked in a grooming salon and also enjoys grooming at home.
Maria promises to care for and treat every animal as if they were her very own. She is available on Wednesday. If you are interested in updating your furry friend’s look, please give us a call at 914-636-8106, and make an appointment to see Maria!
Originally, Juan started working in the veterinary field to help finance his collegiate studies with the intent of pursuing forensic science and joining the F.B.I. He has worked at several animal hospitals and has garnered 7 years of experience in the veterinary field. Working with animals has inspired Juan to pursue a career as a veterinary technician. He is currently working toward becoming a licensed veterinary technician. In his free time, Juan enjoys going to the movies, learning new things, and spending time with his ferrets, Sophia and Albert, and dogs, Shadow and Ceasar.
Lauren graduated from Syracuse University with a dual degree in Latin American Studies and Television and Film. After pursuing a career in film editing, she decided to make her passion for animals more than a hobby and embark on a new journey towards becoming a veterinarian. She has gained valuable experience with both domestic and wild animals, and is loving every moment of it. Her hope is to attend veterinary school within the next few years. In her free time, Lauren enjoys watching sports, relaxing with friends, traveling and spending time with her pack of two dogs, two cats, a rabbit, a mouse and three fish.
Paulie is one of our veterinary assistants and has been around animals most of his life. Even though he is allergic to both cats and dogs that has never stopped him from caring for them. When he is not at work caring for our furry friends, he is busy working as a music producer and a musician.
Jonathan is one of our veterinary technicians whose passion for animals motivated him to work with animals from an early age and he has been caring for them for 7 years. In his spare time, he likes to hang out with his best friend Max, a loveable German shepherd. He also has an interest in exotic wildlife.
Samantha is one of our receptionists and has been working at New Rochelle Animal Hospital for 4 years. She is a lover of all animals and, on her off days, enjoys rescuing and re-homing abandoned animals. She also enjoys volunteering at the New Rochelle Humane Society and spending time with her doggy daughter, Lola.