One of our friendly staff members will be happy to assist you with your pets needs. Call us at: 845-278-7729

Save a life, spay and neuter

Animal Kingdom
Low Cost Spay & Neuter Clinic  

                                   Dr. Gillian Angliss is a graduate of Cornell University Veterinary Medical College.  She has practiced in small                                              animal emergency for many years and is currently an Assistant Professor of Veterinary Technology at Mercy College                                     in  Dobbs Ferry, NY.  Dr Angliss is also passionate about shelter medicine and spay/neuter services to                                                           improve individual pet health and the health of our pet animal populations.





Caitlyn Gasperino is the cheery voice you will often hear on the phone.  She has been helping out in the clinic since it has opened.  She loves talking with all the clients and helping them with their pets needs.


Caitlyn loves school, she is a senior at Kennedy Catholic High School.  When not in school or studying you will find her here.  She loves all animals and is thrilled to help out.  Caitlyn's goal is to go to college and become a Veterinarian specializing in Cardiology.  

Julie Wagner is the receptionist and veterinary assistant at the clinic.  She has been passionate about animals her entire life and started riding horses at the age of 5.  She got her first job caring for horses at 13 years old and cared for multiple horses for 6 years, until she got a job at an animal hospital as a kennel worker.  She then worked her way up to a veterinary assistant.


Julie loves being able to help provide the community with affordable veterinary care.  In her spare time, Julie loves to cook and bake and take her dogs to the reservation.  Julie lives in Lewisboro with her family and her two rescue dogs, Dixie, an 8yr old shepherd mix, and Daisy, a 6 year old lab mix.  She also has two casts Sweetie and Mr. Invisible.

Becky Gasperino is the clinic's Managing Technician. She has been working as a technician for nineteen years, and managing animal hospitals for the past five.


Becky has been there from the beginning, coordinating the part time Vaccine Clinic at Animal Kingdom since 2008. Now, as an established (October 2014) Low Cost Clinic, she has made the move to dedicate herself full time. She loves being a part of an such an amazing team of Veterinary Professionals whom make a difference by offering High Quality and Compassionate Care at affordable prices.


When Becky is not at work caring for pets, she is home caring for her own four rescue dogs, Marie a twelve year old Border Collie Mix, Bella an eight year old Lab Mix, Layla a five year old Pit Bull and the newest family member Kaeya a two year old Pit Bull. Becky enjoys taking her crew for walks, runs, hikes or a swim at every free opportunity with the help of her fifteen year old daughter Caitlyn. 

                         Dr. Betty Garcia Nussbaum, graduated Cornell University Veterinary Medical College in 2000.  She has                                         previously practiced in Westchester and Long Island and is an associate veterinarian at Goldens Bridge                                           Veterinary Care Center for 10 years.  She has had extensive post graduate training in veterinary                                                       dentistry and is an excellent surgeon.  Dr.  Nussbaum has a kind compassionate calming approach to                                             treating both pets and their owners.


Dr. Nussbaum is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Veterinary Information NetWork and the American Animal Hospital Association.            


Meet the Doctors

 

Meet The Staff:  

                                   Dr. Andrew Thayer received his B.S. from Syracuse University and his Doctorate in                                                                                             Veterinary Medicine from Louisiana State University in 1999.

                                                       

                                   Dr. Thayer's professional interests include internal medicine, endocrinology, dentistry, dermatology and surgery.                                                 Active in several veterinary organizations, he is a member of the Westchester-Rockland Veterinary Medical Association, New York State Veterinary Medical  Association, American Animal Hospital Association and American Association of Feline Practitioners.


Dr. Thayer is married. He and his wife have two children as well as numerous four-legged children. These pets include two

dogs, Max and Delilah, five cats, Loosey, Goldie, Otis, Henry and Garrie as well as a bearded dragon lizard named Juan Carlos. Dr. Thayer enjoys the sport of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. He and his wife's hobbies also include billiards, cooking, photography and spending time with the family.

 

                                         Dr. Megan Caulfield was born and raised in Westchester County, New York. She realized at                                                                      the young age of fourteen, when she started working in the kennel of a local animal hospital,                                                                      she wanted to be a veterinarian.


                                          Dr. Caulfield attended Mississippi Sate University College of Veterinary Medicine in August                                                                2006, graduating with her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in April 2010. During her time there she was one of three veterinary students to establish the "Homeward Bound Project". Their mission was to take adoptable puppies and young adult dogs from overcrowded shelters in the South, and transport them to adoption guaranteed shelters in the Northeast, where there is a high demand for adoptable dogs. Today, she is still dedicating herself to helping homeless pets, working full time at the Briarcliff SPCA where she treats them all as if they were her own.


Dr. Caulfield is active in several veterinary organizations; she is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, The Association of Shelter Veterinarians, The Westchester-Rockland Veterinary Medical Association and the New York State Veterinary Medical Association.