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“I have been taking my dogs to see Dr. Christopher Puzio at the Pomona office of Rockland Veterinary for many years. Dr. Puzio is friendly, outgoing, compassionate, and most of all, an outstanding veterinarian. He takes his time with both the pet and the owners. For as long as I have pets and live in the area, I will be taking my pets to Dr. Puzio.”

John C.

Dr. Christopher Puzio

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 Pistachio, 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

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.

 

Dogs, Cats and Dwarf Hamsters

 

She has three cats: Henry, Clown, and Bianca; and one dog named Cassie. Outside of work she enjoys reading and cooking. Dr. Lambrich also recently acquired two dwarf hamsters “Ellen” and “Portia”.

 

Dr. David Freedman

Dr. David Freedman

Associate Veterinarian

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

Dr. Adam Sniderman

Associate Veterinarian

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.

 

 

Nicole Puzio

Nicole Puzio

Manager

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.

Bobbie

Bobbie

Manager

Employed With Us Since 2006!

Bobbie joined RVC as an Assistant Practice Manager in 2006.  In this role, she shares responsibility for the day-to-day operations of all three practices.  Prior to coming to work at RVC, Bobbie worked in the veterinary field as a practice manager for a single doctor practice.  Working with animals is her passion and she feels blessed to live that every day.

President of Golden Retriever Rescue of New Jersey

Bobbie currently serves as president of the Golden Retriever Rescue of New Jersey and shares her life with her gang of Goldens. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, baking, reading, knitting, and volunteering at her local hospital in the pet therapy program.

Arianne

Arianne

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!

Brian

Brian

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Graduate of Suny Delhi Veterinary Technician Program

 

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.

Lily

Lily

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”.

Anthony

Anthony

Owns Five Dogs!

Anthony started working for Rockland Veterinary in 2008.  Being the owner of five dogs, Anthony has found it rewarding to work in the field of animal medicine. Outside of work Anthony enjoys playing basketball, football, paintball, and traveling.

Ready to treat your pet to the Rockland experience?  Call us at 845-354-1800, or use the form below to schedule your pet’s first appointment.

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