Dr. Kate Lucas
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. Lucas started her career with at Hoppenstedt Animal Hospital in Kingston and then at Cornwall Veterinary Hospital in Cornwall before starting her own practice. In May 2002, Dr. Lucas opened the Walker Valley Veterinary Hospital.
Dr. Lucas and her husband, Master Sergeant Tracy Hornbeck, live locally and have two daughters at home and a son who lives in Florida. Dr. Lucas spends as much time as possible with her children and enjoys outdoor activities including hiking, gardening, and cross-country skiing.
Tracy Hornbeck grew up in the Pine Bush and Walker Valley area. He has been a member of the New York Air National Guard since 1985. Tracy works in the Safety Office for the 105th Maintainence Squadron at Stewart Newburgh AFB,
Dr. Kates menagerie includes two dogs, two cats, and a handful of back yard chickens.