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Why Choose South Towne Veterinary Hospital

  • We collaborate with a Board Certified Surgeon for advanced orthopedic surgeries.
  • Our focus is to provide a broad spectrum of different diagnostic procedures.
  • It is our goal to provide our clients with a great experience using the best medical treatments.
  • We treat each and every patient as if it were our own and we value the trust you put in us.

Meet Our Team

  • Dr. Tricia  Scarpulla Photo
    Dr. Tricia Scarpulla

    Lead Veterinarian

    When did you join the South Towne team: 7/2006 Education/Degrees: Bachelor of Science Cornell University 1995, DVM 1999 Colorado State University, Internship 1999-2000 Veterinary Specialists of Rochester Professional Interests: Small animal & pocket pet medicine Reason for choosing this field: I enjoy working with animals and forming relationships with clients as well as pets. What do you like most about South Towne and/or your favorite parts of the day: We have great staff! South Towne has a ...
  • Dr. Sophia  Catalano Photo
    Dr. Sophia Catalano

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Catalano joined South Towne in July 2019 and has been thrilled to meet the hospital's dedicated clients, and their wonderful pets. She attended Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine for her doctorate degree, and attended University of Rochester for undergraduate. Dr. Catalano's professional interests include nutrition, management of chronic disease, general surgery, dentistry, and geriatric pet care. On her days off, Dr. Catalano enjoys reading, writing, playing with her two ...
  • Dr. Edward J. Gschrey Jr. Photo
    Dr. Edward J. Gschrey Jr.

    Veterinarian

    When did you join the South Towne team: 4/1989 Education/Degrees: B.S. in Animal Science Cornell University D.V.M, NYS College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell Professional Interests: Ultrasound, general surgery & medicine Reason for choosing this field: Certainly a love of animals and interest in medicine. Never remember wanting to do anything else! Pets are much better patients than we are! What do you like most about South Towne and/or your favorite parts of the day: Our long-established ...
  • Dr. Pat  Tolchin Photo
    Dr. Pat Tolchin

    Veterinarian

    When did you join the South Towne team: 8/2014 Education/Degrees: BA in Behavioral Biology & Math ’80 Binghamton University, DVM ’84 Cornell University Professional Interests: Medicine, surgery, ultrasound Reason for choosing this field: I have a strong feeling of kinship with all animals, and I just like being around them. What do you like most about South Towne and/or your favorite parts of the day: South Towne has a terrific staff-caring and skilled with the animals & their people. Also they ...
  • Dr. Joy  Stockwell Photo
    Dr. Joy Stockwell

    Veterinarian

    Education: Bachelor of Science from Houghton College. DVM from University of the Philippines. Clinical year at Louisiana State University. Professional interest: Dogs and Cats Reason for choosing the field: Animals bring out the best in me and I enjoy helping people who feel the same. Hobbies: I enjoy baking, going to the driving range, and camping with my girls… Pixie the world’s cutest Pomeranian and Kat a terrier dog who is a boss. More info: Grew up overseas in the Philippines and Malaysia. ...
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    Melissa

    Licensed Veterinary Technician

    When did you join the South Towne team: 7/2005 Education/Degrees: Associates degree in Specialized Technology, Licensed Veterinary Technician January 2005 Professional Interests: Lab work, drawing blood, client education, general nursing care Reason for choosing this field: The combination of my love for animals along with science and medicine. What do you like most about South Towne and/or your favorite parts of the day: I love the family like atmosphere with the staff and the high quality of ...
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    Kendall

    Licensed Veterinary Technician

    When did you join the South Towne team: 6/1982 Education/Degrees: AAS in Veterinary Technology from Suny Delhi (5/82), NYS License since 6/82, NYSAT member, numerous continuing education certificates ranging from nutrition, dental care, radiology, anesthesiology & laboratory procedures. Professional Interests: Dentistry Reason for choosing this field: I have always loved animals since I was a child wanting to help both animals & owners form that “special” bond. What do you like most about South ...
  • Amy   Photo
    Amy

    Licensed Veterinary Technician

    When did you join the South Towne team: 5/1985 Education/Degrees: AAS Veterinary Science, B.A. Biology Education pre K-6th grade, 7th-9th Science, M.S. Literacy Education K-12 Professional Interests: Helping Livingston Co. Health Dept. with free rabies clinics Reason for choosing this field: To help animals and their owners have a positive long life together. What do you like most about South Towne and/or your favorite parts of the day: I like the sense of commitment that everyone has on all ...
  • Mary   Photo
    Mary

    Lead Veterinary Technician

    When did you join the South Towne team: 9/2015 Education/Degrees: Bachelor’s degree (BS in Neuroscience), Associates degree (AAS in Veterinary Technology), NYS Licensure for Veterinary Technology, NYSAVT member Professional Interests: Veterinary periodontistry, preventative oral care, rehabilitation and holistic medicine. Reason for choosing this field: My love of animals and the reward of animal care. What do you like most about South Towne and/or your favorite parts of the day: We are a family ...
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    Darryl

    Licensed Veterinary Technician

    When did you join the South Towne team: 6/1986 Education/Degrees: AAS in Veterinary Technology Professional Interests: Lab work, radiology, surgery and blood collection Reason for choosing this field: My love of animals What do you like most about South Towne and/or your favorite parts of the day: Meeting new patients, seeing how happy the pets are when we return them to their owners. Hobbies/interests/family/pets: Darryl lives with her husband and son. They have one dog, Walter and a pretty ...
  • Tricia   Photo
    Tricia

    Licensed Veterinary Technician

    When did you join the South Towne team: 11/2019
  • Amanda   Photo
    Amanda

    Licensed Veterinary Technician, Inventory Manager

    When did you join the South Towne team: 1/2019
  • Tara   Photo
    Tara

    Practice Manager

    When did you join the South Towne team: 2006 Education/Degrees: Associates in Criminal Justice from Monroe Community College, Associates in Business Management from Finger Lakes Community College Reason for choosing this field: I have always loved being around animals and I enjoy being part of a team that helps both animals and their owners. What do you like most about South Towne and/or your favorite parts of the day: I enjoy working in a family like atmosphere and contributing to the ...
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    Lacey

    Client Services Representative

    When did you join the South Towne team: 10/2012 Reason for choosing this field: I have a really strong love for animals and I’ve always wanted to work with them ever since I was little. What do you like most about South Towne and/or your favorite parts of the day: I love that we are all really passionate about the pets and their owners. My favorite part is getting to see the owners smile when we return their pets to them. Hobbies/interests/family/pets: I love the beach and doing yoga. I love ...
  • Jeremy   Photo
    Jeremy

    Client Services Representative

    When did you join the South Towne team: 8/2016 Education/Degrees: Regents diploma with advance designation RH Senior High, studied Music Performance for 1 year at MCC Professional Interests: Owning my own company/becoming GM or CEO of a major company Reason for choosing this field: I love all animals and love to see the various different breeds and species we see here. Although bad things do happen, it’s the smiles we can put on people’s faces that made me want to work here. What do you like ...
  • Zoe   Photo
    Zoe

    Client Services Representative

    When did you join the South Towne team: 8/2016 Education/Degrees: Trek North Expeditionary High School Reason for choosing this field: I ended up here for the same reason most people in this field have; a love of animals. Now that I’ve been here I can’t imagine doing anything else. What do you like most about South Towne and/or your favorite parts of the day: South Towne is a family. There isn’t a person here who wouldn’t be there for you. Hobbies/interests/family/pets: I enjoy spending my days ...
  • Chelsea   Photo
    Chelsea

    Client Services Representative

    When did you join the South Towne team: 5/2018 Reason for choosing this field: I have always loved animals and wanted to help them in any way I can. What do you like most about South Towne and/or your favorite parts of the day: Everybody is very friendly and willing to help me. My favorite part of the day is anytime I’m interacting with an animal. Hobbies/interests/family/pets: Playing with my dogs, listening to music or watching movies.
  • Cassie   Photo
    Cassie

    Client Services Representative, Technician Assistant

    When did you join the South Towne team: 6/2019
  • Kristy   Photo
    Kristy

    Client Services Representative

    When did you join the South Towne team: 9/2019
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    Jacquie

    Groomer, Kennel Attendant, Client Services Representative

    When did you join the South Towne team: 7/2006 Reason for choosing this field: It allows me to act on my beliefs of making a difference for the greater good. I Hope that I somehow bring a comfort & joy to animals. What do you like most about South Towne and/or your favorite parts of the day: Family bond with co-workers Hobbies/interests/family/pets: Mixed media handmade bookmaking, live music at small venues, genealogy, visiting family in Italy, wild bird watching/feeding, knitting.
  • Josh   Photo
    Josh

    Kennel Attendant, Technician Assistant

    When did you join the South Towne team: 9/2019
  • Jake  Clark Photo
    Jake Clark

    Kennel Attendant, Technician Assistant

    When did you join the South Towne team: 12/2019
  • Diamond   Photo
    Diamond

    Hospital Pet

    Diamond is our hospital Red Footed Tortoise. He was hatched in October of 2000. He has been with us for about 15 years. His original owner relinquished ownership to us after they were unable to care for him any longer. Diamond lives in our kennel keeping the boarders company. He enjoys warming himself under his lamp, eating his fresh greens & fruit and he especially enjoys his soaks in the tub!
  • Sabre   Photo
    Sabre

    Hospital Pet

    Sabre is our one and only hospital cat. He is a 17-year-old Persian. He has been with us since he was a kitten. He spends his days hanging out in the offices upstairs with our Practice Manager’s cat and Elvin, Dr. Tolchin’s dog. He can be temperamental at times but if he could talk would tell you he’s just trying to help us do our work! He enjoys being pet, having as much attention as possible and sitting on people’s shoulders.
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