Love These Guys
“I have been with Dr. Segall for over 30 years and have never had a complaint. He is genuinely concerned about the health and welfare of our pets and has gone out of his way on numerous occasions for us. He is truly a caring man and I regard him highly! Dr. Gadino is also a wonderful and caring vet. He, too, has been a very important part of our pets lives, and he truly cares about the health and comfort of all of our pets. He has gone out of his way to accomodate us and he explains his reasons for doing, or not doing certain things. I have called on numerous occasions to bring a pet in with no appointment and they have always accommodated us. The staff is warm and knowedgeable and caring and always treat our pets with warmth and respect. I feel that my pets comfort and well being have always come first and I have never felt that making money was their first priority. I am very grateful for these two wonderful vets and I would not go anywhere else!!!”
Dr. Christopher Puzio
Medical Director and Veterinarian
Always Wanted To Be A Vet
Dr. Puzio grew up in suburban Bergen County New Jersey and as a young boy he knew that he would work with and help animals. Christopher graduated with a B.S. in Animal Science from Cook College-Rutgers University and as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine with a Masters in Veterinary Pathology from the University of Missouri-Columbia. He has worked hard to bring state of the art veterinary medicine and impeccable client service to the residents of Rockland County.
Father and Rescue Advocate
He lives at home with his son Noah and four rescue animals: An Italian Greyhound named Pickles, an Australian Shepherd, Daphne, a Pommeranian, Captain Jack Sparrow, and lastly a Terrier Mix named Buster. In addition to his companion animals Dr. Puzio also has a small family of birds, a Kenyan Sand Boa, and a Gargoyle Gecko.
Dr. Bridget Lambrich
Co-Medical Director and Veterinarian
A Sharing Experience
Dr. Lambrich grew up in St. Louis Missouri and graduated from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine in 1996. Working at Rockland Veterinary since 2004, she enjoys sharing her love of animals with the clients and staff.
Two Dogs, Two Cats, and Koi Fish
Dr. Lambrich has four pets total, two dogs and two cats plus a pond full of beautiful Koi fish. Outside of work she enjoys reading and cooking.
Dr. David Freedman
Former Owner of Ramapo Animal Clinic
Dr. Freedman graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelor of Science Degree and later graduated from Purdue University as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. After thirty years as a private practice owner, Dr. Freedman merged the Ramapo Animal Clinic with the Rockland Veterinary Group.
Resides in New City
New City is home for Dr. Freedman and his wife Karen. When not in the office, Berkshire County Massachusetts is a frequent “get away” where he and his wife both enjoy the great outdoors and cultural activities.
Dr. Adam Sniderman
Graduated With Honors From Cornell
Dr. Sniderman grew up in Englewood, NJ and attended high school at Horace Mann School. He graduated with honors from Cornell University in 1988 with a Bachelors degree in Animal Science and received his veterinary degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1993.
Former Colorado Resident
Upon completion of veterinary school, he started working in New Jersey at the North Bergen Animal Hospital before heading to Colorado where he gained experience in all aspects of veterinary medicine.
Emergency and Critical Care Experience
Dr. Sniderman moved back to New Jersey in 2002 where he started working in emergency and critical care at Animal Emergency and Referral Associates as well as directing the Veterinary MRI and Radiotherapy Center of New Jersey.
Dr. Renee Bosma
Native To Rockland and Graduate of Cornell School Of Veterinary Medicine
Dr. Renee Bosma is a native of the North Rockland area. She attended St. Gregory Barbarigo School, then North Rockland High School and in 2001, received a Bachelor of Science in Molecular and Cell Biology from the University of Connecticut. In 2006, she graduated from the Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine.
Resides in Clarkstown
Dr. Bosma lives in Clarkstown with her husband, son and daughter. They have two Boxer-mixes, Briscoe and Madden, who are responsible for Dr. Bosma’s interest in behavioral medicine. In her spare time, Dr. Bosma enjoys reading, cooking, traveling and snorkeling.
Dr. Kenneth Byman
Chief of Staff, North Rockland Animal Hospital
Graduate of Cornell School of Veterinary Medicine
Medical Director of North Rockland Animal Hospital
Dr. Byman was employed with Valley Cottage Animal Hospital for 6 years before founding the North Rockland Animal Hospital in 1995. He has been serving Rockland County’s veterinary needs for 30 years. Dr. Byman resides in Garnerville with his wife, Teresa, also a veterinarian and is the proud father of three.
One Dog and Two Cats
The Bymans share their home with a North Shore Rescue shepherd mix, Ginger; Mister Whiskers, a diabetic cat; and another precocious feline named Doctor Rex. When not working, you’ll find Dr. Byman at the gym, in front of a great book, enjoying music, or riding his Harley Davidson.
Enjoys Internal Medicine
Dr. Byman is experienced with using ultrasound and echocardiography to diagnose and treat internal medical cases and cardiac patients. He regularly seeks education in these and other areas to ensure that his patients are receive the best care and treatment outcomes.
Dr. Peter Segall
50 Years of Experience as of June 1st, 2019
Dr. Segall graduated as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Colorado State University in 1969, and then began his career as a veterinarian on Park Ave. in New York City. After two years of successful practice in New York, he bought an animal hospital in Nyack where he worked until 2005 before moving to Valley Cottage and purchasing the Hudson Valley Veterinary Hospital. In 2007, he sold Hudson Valley to Dr. Christopher Puzio, D.V.M., the current owner of the other two Rockland veterinary practice locations, Pomona and North Rockland.
Outside work, Dr. Segall enjoys playing blue grass on his mandolin, skiing, hiking, gardening, and kayaking. Dr. Segall and his wife Laura have two children, Jocelyn and Rachel, along with A Greater Swiss Mountain Dog named Tuna Fish and a cat, Oliver.
Dr. Derek Gadino
Chief of Staff, Hudson Valley Animal Hospital
Bergen County Native
A Bergen County native, Dr. Gadino received his B.S. degree from Cornell University in 1997 and his D.V.M. degree from Ross University in 2002. The first five plus years of his career were spent practicing in Nassau County. He joined the Rockland Veterinary staff in April 2008.
His special interests within veterinary medicine include endocrinology and diagnostic ultrasonography. Outside work Dr. Gadino enjoys playing the guitar, golf, and spending time with his family.
Instrumental in taking their service standards to new heights for the three different locations, Nicole Puzio is thriving in her role as practice manager at Rockland Veterinary.
Graduate of Thomas Aquinas College
After receiving her B.A. at St. Thomas Aquinas College, Nicole pursued a passion for the culinary arts at The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, where she excelled in her training to be a chef.
After working at some of the top restaurants in Manhattan, in a career that spanned 21 years, she retired her apron to stand alongside her brother, Dr. Christopher Puzio, and manage Rockland Veterinary.
Studies Veterinary Practice Management at Purdue and Colorado Universities.
Nicole, at present, is expanding her knowledge in veterinary medicine through attending Purdue University and Colorado State University to obtain a Certification in Veterinary Management.
Nicole loves cuddle time with Blizzard and Linus; dog and cat respectively. She also enjoys CrossFit, hiking and of course, cooking.
Licensed Nursing Staff
Accredited Veterinary Nurse
Veterinary Nurse Studies To Become Veterinarian
Lily graduated from Bergen Community College in 2012 with an Associate’s Degree in Veterinary Technology and has been with our practices since 2015. She is currently working on completing her Bachelor’s in Animal Science/Pre-Vet at Rutgers University in order to pursue her dream of becoming a veterinarian.
Proud Member of NAVTA
Lily is fluent in Spanish and is a member of the National Association of Veterinary of Technicians in America (NAVTA). In her free time, Lily enjoys spending time with family, friends and her 5 year old rescue maltipoo “Muneca”.
Accredited Senior Veterinary Nurse
Graduate of SUNY Delhi
Amanda has been an employee since September 2000. She received her Associate degree in Veterinary Medicine from SUNY Delhi in 1994. She currently resides in Orange County with her husband Michael and three sons Derek, Justin, and Aidan. She currently has 3 cats Yang, Tuna and Dash.
Licensed Veterinary Technician
A Licensed Technician With Rockland Since 2010!
Arianne started working for Rockland Veterinary in 2010 as a Licensed Veterinary Technician. She graduated from SUNY Delhi in 2011 with an Associate Degree in Veterinary Technology and a Bachelor Degree in Veterinary Management.
A Big Interest in Exotic Pets
Arianne entered this field because she has always had an interest in taking care of animals ranging anywhere from cats and dogs to more exotics like birds, pocket pets, fish (both freshwater and saltwater), and reptiles. In addition to her position with Rockland Veterinary, she enjoys spending time with her family and her interesting pets!
Licensed Veterinary Technician
Brian started working for Rockland veterinary care in May 2015 as a licensed veterinary technician after he graduated from Suny Delhi with his associates in veterinary science in 2015. He then went on to complete his bachelor’s degree from Suny Canton in veterinary management in 2017.
Volunteer Fire Fighter
Brian enjoys practice management and continues to do more of that work at Rockland. In Brian’s free time he is a volunteer firefighter, a responsibility that he’s had for the past 9 years. Brian’s firefighting experience enables him to help both people and pets in their time of need. When he’s not busy, Brian enjoys spending time with family and friends.