Team SVS

Timely Service

Whenever you need us we’re on call to answer emergencies

Quality Vets

Our doctors are highly qualified and have many decades of experience between them.

Cutting edge

New instruments allow us to help you better, and we work hard to stay on top of new developments.

Personal communication

But most of all we’re here for you.  This is still a hands on and person to person business, and we want to keep it that way.



Joe Tashjian

DVM, Owner
Joe got his doctorate at Cornell University and has been running SVS since 1994.  Since then the business has grown to serve an area spanning several counties and thousands of clients.

Katherine Fitzgerald

Started with the practice in 2007.  She earned a BS in Biology from SUNY Geneseo and is a graduate of Ross University’s School of Veterinary Medicine.  She completed her clinical year at Texas A&M’s College of Veterinary Medicine.

Jennifer Mumford-Gael


Began at SVS in 1999. She earned a BS in Biology from SUNY Fredonia and is a 2004 graduate of Ross University’s School of Veterinary Medicine. She completed her clinical year at Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. 



Adrienne Kozody


Began in 2014. She earned a BS in Veterinary Technology from Medaille College, and an Associate Degree in Veterinary Technology/Phi Theta Kappa International Honors Society, and attended SUNY Oswego/Equestrian Team with a Major in Biology.s.

Dana Buchholz


Dana began working with SVS in 2014. She has a degree from The University of Glasgow School of Veterinary Medicine.

Patricia Barber,

Office Manager

Patricia earned a BS in Business Administration with a major in Accounting from the University of Miami. She also earned an Associate Degree in Accounting Technology from Miami Dade College.



Reecca Klahn


Began working with the practice in 2015. She earned a AS in Veterinary Technology and another AS in Applied Science from Genesee Community College where she was President for the Veterinary TeREchnology Club at GCC/Phi Theta Kappa International Honors Society.

Milky White

Plaster Cow

Milky has been company mascot for some time now, and she’s always around if you need to talk.

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