Our Team Overview

At Village Animal Hospital you will find a talented team of people who consider themselves lucky to have the opportunity to do what they are passionate about every day. Helping pet owners make the right health care decisions for their pet is what brings us to work each day. For the doctors and staff at Village Animal Hospital, your pet is our top priority!

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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.

paw Team Spotlight
Loretta Gallo
Medical Director

Dr. Loretta Gallo is a graduate of the University of Liverpool in the United Kingdom. After practicing in England for one year, she returned home to New York. She is very happy to have found a home at Village Animal Hospital and has been here since 2004. She and her husband, Fred, live in Pelham with their twin children and beagle mix named Sammy.

Credentialed Veterinary Technician Supervisor

Candice Gallart has been part of the VCA for 16 years! She began her career in 2006 and became Technician Supervisor in 2009. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Veterinarian Technician at Mercy College. Her favorite part of her job is helping to educate clients to give their fur babies the best life they can have, she has a special interest in surgery and dentistry. She is a huge asset to our team and we truly cherish her work ethic and expertise. In her free time she enjoys hiking, painting and relaxing at the beach. She currently resides in Westchester with her cat, Cheeks.


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.

Pet Care Specialists

Just as we emphasize health, we also understand the value of providing a full line of care to our clients, which may include boarding and/or grooming services. Our team of caring and compassionate staff are here to offer your pets exceptional services that keep them feeling and looking their best while you're away.
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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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