Our Veterinarians

Dr. Mary Wallace

Dr. Wallace, VMD


Special Interests: Surgery, Exotic Pet Medicine, Opthalmology

Dr. Wallace graduated with a BS in Animal Science from Cornell University. The next four years she spent in Philadelphia earning her veterinary degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Furthering her training, she completed a rotating internship at the Animal Medical Center in Manhattan where she developed interests in exotics, ophthalmology, and surgery. Married for 20 years, she has three human children, two cats (Axle and Elys), a deaf Chiweenie (Hans), a Golden Retriever (Levi), and a Russian Tortoise (Scot). When she’s not working, she enjoys skiing, hiking and sailing.

Dr. Jillian Whitehead

Dr. Whitehead, DVM


Special Interests: Cardiology, Emergency Care, Internal Medicine


Dr. Melgarejo, DVM


Special Interests: Surgery, Emergency Medicine

Dr. Christina Mendelsohn

Dr. Mendelsohn, DVM


Special Interests: Emergency Medicine, Small Animal Surgery

Dr. Mendelsohn graduated from Ross University College of Veterinary Medicine. She completed an internship in Small Animal Medicine & Surgery at The Animal Medical Center in New York City. Dr. Mendelsohn then went on to private practice and opened an emergency hospital where she was a staff veterinarian. For the past fifteen years, Dr. Mendelsohn worked at Yonkers Animal Hospital as an associate veterinarian whose main focus was on small animal surgery.

Dr. Chad Andrews

Dr. Andrews ACVS, DVM


Special Interests: Surgery

Dr. Tanya Paukner

Dr. Paukner, DVM


Dr. Paukner earned her DVM from St George’s University in Grenada, West Indies and completed her clinical training at North Carolina State University. Her special interests include wound care and internal medicine. In her free time, Dr. Paukner can be found sailing on the Hudson river or hiking with her dog Lana.

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