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Tues: 8-12 and 2-6
Wed: 8-12 and 2-5
Thurs: 8-12 and 2-6,
Fri: 8-3, Sat: Closed, Sun: Closed
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Staff


Jamie

Jamie T

Practice Manager

Jamie grew up in Guilderland with an appreciation for all living things, going out of her way to show kindness to animals of all sizes. As she matured she realized she enjoyed working with people who shared this love of animals.

While looking for a profession where she could fulfill her calling, at age 21, a position opened up in customer service at a capital district veterinary office. This began a 12 year experience where she was able to learn about veterinary medicine and hone her great customer service skills, until she found her home at 4 Paws in 2013. Jamie particularly enjoys interacting with clients and assisting them in receiving the best care possible for their beloved family members.

As a practice manager of 4 Paws, Jamie wears many hats including but not limited to being an integral part of the hiring process, training staff and providing opportunities for advancement and continuing education and ensuring our clients receive the best service while our patients receive optimum care. She also ensures that team members work together to project the values and goals of our practice.

Currently Jamie lives in Voorheesville with her husband and 3 out of her 4 children. She is a proud “coast guard” mom to their oldest “kid” who they travel to see as often as they can. To round out the family they have 2 rescued dogs (you may see them peeking out from her office some days) and 3 rescued cats. If this isn’t enough to keep Jamie busy, and she has free time, she enjoys visiting their home on Lake Sacandaga where the family “unplugs” and recharges.

Janelle

Janelle B

Janelle was born with an infinite love for all animals and a need to rescue them. She was raised on a farm in the capital district, which allowed her to do what she loved by rescuing and rehabilitating wildlife.

She is a mother of two children that assists her in caring for her horses, chickens, cats, rats, and dogs. In Janelle’s spare time she likes to go to Cape Cod with her dogs and spends time with her fur and non-fur family camping, hiking, horseback riding and traveling.

Janelle can be found greeting clients at the front desk or in treatment assisting the Veterinarians. She has started in the Veterinarian Technician program. As the Team Leader of technicians she goes out of her way to know each patient’s personality and to provide them with the best experience when they are here; she genuinely loves each pet as her own, and they love her right back.

McKayla

McKayla F

McKayla was born in Albany, NY and has now settled in the East Greenbush Area. Just like her mom, she always had a love for animals. Whether they were there to stay or being fostered, pets always filled her home.

She worked in child care throughout her teens and into adulthood but always had a dream of working in the veterinarian field. McKayla joined the 4 Paws team in 2013 as a Client service coordinator. In 2016 she took a break to start a family. She now has a beautiful little boy Landon, who you are always likely to see working right beside mommy. McKayla currently works remotely part time to help with our surgical coordination.

McKayla enjoys raising not only her son Landon but her two black cats, Figaro and Drogo and her dog, Floki. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her friends and family as well as traveling, photography and fitness.

Brooke

Brooke H

Brooke grew up in Latham in a household full of animal lovers, including her sister Brittany who also works at 4 Paws. Brooke worked in the veterinary field a few years back then made her way into childcare. After feeling a lack of animal love she decided to join the 4 Paws team and she will never look back!

Brooke is a client service coordinator and absolutely adores greeting all of your furry friends as soon as you walk through the doors. She also has become head of boarding and can be found assisting her sister, Brittany with her grooms. Brooke has a passion for cuddling and giving all the animals kisses but she doesn’t enjoy watching vaccines, she is the moral support your pet needs during visits! 

Brooke recently welcomed her beautiful baby boy into the world, Bennett. She currently has a black Labrador retriever named Lance who is the love of her life(and he knows it). In her free time you can find her hiking, hanging out with family or doing doggy play dates.

Brittany

Brittany H

Since as long as she can remember Brittany has known she wanted to work with animals. After 7 years of working in Daycare, Obedience, and Boarding, she joined the 4 Paws Family in April of 2017.  Brittany is not only the Team leader of Boarding and Daycare she is now the Head Pet Stylist at 4 Paws! She also assists in treatment as a Veterinary Technician Assistant as well. Her education includes being a Certified Pet Groomer, and she has also completed 1 year of schooling to be a Licensed Veterinary Technician.

 In Brittany’s free time you can find her practicing on her motorcycle or she’ll be on the back of her boyfriends motorcycle just going for a ride. Her boyfriend has a Harley Davidson Street glide and she has a Harley Davidson sportster. She also enjoys spending time with her family on the weekends especially when it’s pool season (her dog Bentley is obsessed with swimming in the pool) and having fun with her nephew Bennett. 

Brittany shares her home with her rescue cats Drax aka Drax The Destroyer and Rona who is named after the pandemic. She also has two dogs a Golden Retriever named Bentley and a Great Pyrenees/Labrador retriever/Dalmatian mix named Samson!! 3 of Brittany’s animals she acquired through 4 Paws and are rescues!! 

Samantha

Samantha G.

Samantha grew up in Guilderland and after years of her mother refusing to let her have any pets, Samantha got her first job at a local animal hospital. Samantha continued to worked in the veterinary field on her breaks from College where she eventually received her Bachelor's degree in Psychology. Samantha joined the 4 Paws Team in 2013 before stepping away to stay home with her family for a few years. She joined the team again in 2021 and feels right at home and absolutely loves her 4 Paws Family!

Samantha is a client service coordinator and a (crazy) cat lady at heart. But the best part of her day is puppy kisses - young and old! Samantha currently has a one-eyed cat named Pretzel and a muted-torti named North. Her step-dog, Franklin, has also captured her heart, but don't tell her cats. In her free time you can find her cleaning up after her son, eating out with friends, singing showtunes and tending to her plants.

Caley

Caley C.

Ever since Caley was little, she had an absolute infatuation with wild life. Whether she was saving newts off the road after a heavy rain, honing her guinea pig communication skills, or exploring the creeks with her family's watch dog, Rolex, animals always brought love and joy into her life. 

Caley was a step-fur mom for many years and a fur-sitter for her numerous loved-ones babies. After 11 years in Charlotte, NC, Caley returned home to NY to be closer to family and the country lifestyle. Upon returning to NY, she also found the promise and solace of a rewarding career by helping and looking afterother people's pets when she joined the 4 Paws family in 2020. The 4 Paws fluffers bring joy to Caley's daily life until perhaps the time comes when she'll settle down with her own fluff-mcguff. One thing Caley knows for certain is "unconditional love is an absolute gift and should never be taken advantage of". 

In her spare time, you can find Caley drawing, painting, writing, spending time outside, and avoiding humans.

Stefanie

Stefani F.

Stefani was born in Charleston, SC but grew up in Massachusetts before finally becoming a New Yorker. Growing up, her step-father was an animal control officer. Stefani vividly  remembers going on calls as a child to help rescue animals. It was then that her passion for animals began! 

While Stefani spent most of her adult life working in the hospitality, she finally was able to join the veterinary field and fulfill a dream of working with animals when she joined the 4 Paws Team in 2021 as a client service coordinator. She was a quick learner with her history and experience with animals too! 

When Stefani is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her two dogs: Oakley,a Bernese Mountain Dog, and Eloise, a Maremma Sheepdog mix, as well as her little kitty, Cooper. Stefani also enjoys collecting and caring for exotic plants, gardening, being outdoors, and going on adventures with her family. 

Alex

Alex C

Alex's love for animals sparked from her family raising German Shorthair Pointers and working them as professional bird dogs. She graduated from SUNY Oneonta with a Bachelor's in B.S. in Biology and a B.S. in Environmental Sustainability. She currently lives with her partner raising two Labrador Retrievers (Hunter and Oakley) who are obsessed with playing outside. Alex and her family loves to spend warm sunny days on the Hudson river or sit outside playing fetch. 

Alex began working as a Veterinary technician in Boston, MA. Alex joined the 4 Paws family in 2021 as a Veterinary Assistant. She is looking to continue her
education in becoming a Veterinarian. 

You can see Alex working with Dr. Wiggins and Dr. Cook to help keep our patients happy and healthy. 

Sabrina

Sabrina C.

Sabrina was born and raised in Rensselaer County. If you ask her how her love of animals started, she would tell you "I don't know, I just came out like that". Growing up, Sabrina spent most of her life around horses, specifically training for eventing and combined driving. Training, loving and caring for animals is an instinct to her, so it was only natural that she end up in the veterinary field. 

Sabrina joined the 4 Paws team as a technician assistant in 2020. And while she truly loves playing with the puppies, she loves the medical side of the field! In fact, Sabrina is so intrigued by the medical side, she started the veterinary technician program in order to become a licensed veterinary tech. The 4 Paws Team can't wait for her to graduate! 

In her spare time, you can find Sabrina hiking with her Belgian Malinois, Ryker, or spending the weekend training him for ring sport. She also enjoys spending time with her friends and drinking from her "nope" mug.