Our Team

Our friendly and caring staff works together as a team to help you achieve and maintain your pet's optimal health. An individual treatment plan is created by our veterinarians by using both conventional and holistic medicine. Our entire staff is dedicated to educating our clients about eastern and western medicine as well as nutrition.

We are very compassionate about our patients and treat them as if they were our own. We recognize that bringing your pet to the vet can be a stressful experience; therefore, our goal is to make your pets care our top priority while providing excellent service in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere.

Want to join our team? Visit our Careers section.

Get to know us. Explore our staff biographies and learn about the people who make our facility an excellent choice for your pet care needs.

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Jacqueline Ruskin
Medical Director
Dr. Ruskin fulfilled her childhood dream to become a veterinarian in 1998, when she graduated from Cornell University School of Veterinary Medicine. From that day forward her goal has been to improve and extend the lives of pets with compassionate thorough care.

In addition to practicing exceptional conventional medicine, Dr. Ruskin also practices several holistic healing modalities: acupuncture, aqua-puncture, High dose IV vitamin C infusions, herbal medicine, nutraceuticals, pulsed electromagnetic therapy, energy medicine, joint infusions, and homeopathy. Dr. Ruskin learned much of her holistic medicine skills ...
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Christine Harrigan
Hospital Manager

Christine has been a Veterinary Technician since 1992. She has been with the VCA Animal Healing Center since 2000 and took on the postion of Hospital Manager in 2006. Christine is married and has 4 children, 2 dogs, and 2 cats.

"My life long love for animals led me to a career in Veterinary medicine over 20 years ago. Today I feel honored to be working at a hospital that not only gives the best quality of alternative and conventional care to our patients but we truly feel that each client and pet that walks through our door are like extended family to us. I love my job because it not only allows me to be close ...

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Our veterinarians are a team of highly trained individuals dedicated to the health and well-being of your pets. Explore our veterinarians' biographies and learn about the individuals who make our hospital an excellent choice for your pet's care.

Veterinarian Support

Our technicians and support team members are all gentle animal lovers who treat your pets with the compassion and respect they deserve. Explore our support team members' biographies and learn about the individuals who make our hospital such a good choice for your pet's care.


The hospital administration team consists of management personnel who oversee all staff members, hospital activities and the facilities. Together, they keep the hospital running smoothly, ensuring quality patient care and excellent client service. From the moment you check in, our administrative staff is here to deliver the best possible experience to you and your pet before, during and after your visit.

Client Services

We are committed to providing the best possible service and our Client Services team loves to exceed pet owner's expectations. Whether it's answering your calls, guiding you and your pet to the exam rooms or checking you in and out quickly, our Client Service representatives and Receptionists are dedicated to providing helpful client and patient support that raises the bar on customer service.
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Our teams are united in our common purpose of taking care of the future of veterinary medicine.
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