Dr. Christine Barnhorst received a BS in Biology from the University of Notre Dame in 1991 and a DVM from Purdue University in 1995. After graduating from Veterinary School, Dr. Barnhorst served as a Captain in the United States Army for 4 years where she trained enlisted soldiers, performed public health duties and cared for military working dogs and pets of military families. She and her husband, Brad, then moved into an old farmhouse and began raising two beautiful girls. She has been practicing as a small animal veterinarian in New Jersey and New York since 1999. At the end of 2019 Dr. Barnhorst enthusiastically took over the responsibilities of managing Walker Valley Veterinary Hospital. Dr. Barnhorst enjoys practicing high quality veterinary medicine and surgery and has a special interest in dentistry and nutrition.
Dr. Lucas grew up in the suburbs of Chicago. After pursuing an undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of Illinois, she went on to Ross University, from which she received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1997. She is an active member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the New York State Veterinary Association.
Dr. MacMullen is originally from Saugerties. After earning her bachelor's degree from Cornell University, she lived in Tuscany for 7 years and attended the Veterinary College at the University of Pisa. She finished her veterinary degree at Aranela University in Manila, Philippines. She did post-graduate clinical studies at the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine in Columbia, and at the Animal Medical Center in NYC.