Dr. Kristin Browne
Dr. Kristin Browne was born and raised in Fairport, NY. She received her undergraduate degree in Biology from William Smith College in Geneva, NY. In high school and college, she was an avid soccer and basketball player. This experience opened her eyes to the benefit of physical fitness and therapy.
Her sport and fitness background, along with her desire to help animals, sparked a need to combine both passions and develop a unique Veterinary rehabilitation clinic.
Dr. Browne graduated from Kansas State University, College of Veterinary Medicine where she was awarded the ‘Gentle Doctor’ Award by her classmates. She worked as a small animal practitioner at Brighton Animal Hospital and then followed her dream to focus on Veterinary rehabilitative, fitness, and wellness services.
Dr. Browne gives lectures and presentations on Small Animal Rehab, Veterinary Spinal Manipulative Therapy, and Acupuncture locally and regionally. She is passionate about both canine and equine sports medicine.
Dr. Browne lives with her husband, Dana, and their daughter Mckenzie on their farm appropriately named 4 Paws Farm with their 6 dogs, 3 cats, 2 horses, pony, mini donkey, and a goat. In her spare time, she enjoys eventing her two thoroughbreds, Sirius and Super Pony.
Dr. Browne is a member of the following:
- American Veterinary Medical Association
- American Canine Sports Medicine Association
- Genesee Valley Veterinary Medical Association Ethics Chairperson, Past President, and Board Member
- New York State Veterinary Medical Association
Dr. Browne is certified in the following:
- Canine Rehabilitation by the Animal Rehab Institute (120 hours)
- Veterinary Spinal Manipulative Therapy by the Healing Oasis Center of Canada, an American Veterinary Chiropractic Association approved course (210 hours)
- Veterinary Acupuncture by the American Academy of Veterinary Medical Acupuncture thru Colorado State College of Veterinary Medicine(140 hours)
- Overall she has taken over 500 additional hours of training in addition to her Veterinary degree to be able to provide you and your pet with the latest educational advancements in alternative Veterinary medicine.
- Vet-Stem Regenerative Medicine
Cheri has been a part of the Thera-Vet team since April, 2008. She is the office manager and oversees many aspects of customer service, general procedures, and human resources. Cheri has 25 years of experience in various office settings, including owning her own business, as well as in computer systems, and as a copy-editor. She is currently working on improvements to the bookkeeping, computer-systems, training & procedures, and will also act as an assistant for Dana Browne, Business Manager, when needed.
Cheri grew up in Penfield, NY, and spent time in NYC, New Hampshire, even Alaska, before returning to the Rochester area to settle down. With Abbie, her adorable mixed mutt, she now lives in Ontario, NY and enjoys long walks, cooking, and computer games.
Sarah joined the Thera-Vet family in the fall of 2013. She works in the clinic as a Licensed Veterinary Technician overseeing therapy appointments. She graduated from Medaille College in the spring of 2013, with a degree in veterinary technology and knew almost from the beginning that alternative modalities, therapy and rehabilitation would be an important part of her career. Sarah has almost completed her Canine Rehabilitation Certification (C.C.R.P.) through the University of Tennessee.
Sarah resides in Brockport New York with her husband Adam. Her hobbies include gardening and beekeeping. She enjoys spending her time hiking and kayaking with her golden retriever Daisee-mae, cockapoo/chihuahua mix Potato, Pit mix Angus, and cat Mr. Pickles.
Savannah joined Thera-Vet Acres in June of 2017 as a Lodge Assistant. Since then, she has grown with us and is now cross trained as a Clinic Assistant. She has always had a passion for animals growing up and has been working with all sorts of animals since a young age. Savannah really loves working with all of the therapy patients she sees every day and since working at Thera-Vet she feels it has helped her grow and realize what her calling is.
Savannah resides in Ontario, New York with her boyfriend, her crazy chocolate lab Leta and her two fluffy cats Thor and Elsa. When she’s not working, she enjoys hiking, skiing, fishing, camping, and spending time with her family and friends.
Micaela has been with Thera-Vet since the fall of 2017. She works in-clinic running therapy appointments as a Licensed Veterinary Technician. She knew at a young age her career would involve working with animals. She attended SUNY Canton and graduated in the spring of 2016 starting her childhood dream. Micaela lives in Wayne County where she has two beautiful guinea pigs, Penny & Clarabell; and a goofy cat, Scrappy. Micaela likes spending her spare time watching live music, hiking, and enjoying time with friends & family.
Denise shares a busy home in Gates, NY with her husband, Robert, two boys (Justin and Logan), three dogs (Max, Millie, and Cocoa), and two cats (Ninja and Toothless). Her oldest son, Justin, is in the United States AirForce and is currently stationed overseas. Her youngest, Logan, is in high school, with a dream job of working in the computer gaming industry. When not at Thera-Vet Acres her “therapy” includes walking, hiking, kayaking, and reading a good mystery novel.
Jaime started at Thera-Vet Acres in June 2018 as Assistant to the Medical Director. Jaime grew up in Connecticut, graduated from St. Lawrence University, and obtained her Veterinary Technician Degree from Penn Foster. She has spent time in general practice but loves veterinary fitness and rehabilitation. When not at work, Jaime spends lots of her time exercising, boating, and staying involved in her artwork. She has two very social Swedish ducks named Oscar and Fiona that love to swim in the pool and come inside and spend time with the family!
Jenna started at Thera-Vet Acres in October 2019 as one of Dr. Brownes’ assistants, she is also cross-trained in other departments to help when needed. She’s our Jill of all Trades! She was born and raised in Penfield, NY, and currently lives in Penfield. She has always had a passion for animals growing up. She went to MCC for general studies and afterward immediately got into the animal field where she started in a kennel department, then as an animal care assistant. She worked in the general practice for over 10 years, and she also had always liked the rehabilitation aspect of it. She has a very active 5 years old Golden Retriever, Monty, and two cats, Fonzi and Perla.
When not working, she likes to stay active, often doing something outdoors or working out. She has always been active with sports. She likes to spend time with family and friends. She enjoys longs walks or bike rides, live music, cooking, and reading. Also, she enjoys traveling, especially to go see her brothers in South Carolina and Connecticut!
Shawn joined the Thera-Vet family in January 2020. He works in the clinic as a Clinic Assistant helping the licensed veterinary technician during appointments and helps the lodge with boarding. Shawn was a kennel attendant and a team leader for about 3 years. He also has been dog sitting for 7 years! Shawn is hoping to go back to school to become a licensed veterinary technician and joined our team to learn more about rehabilitation.
Shawn resides in Greece, New York with his two dogs Kenner and Maya. His hobbies include various sports such as hockey, volleyball, kickball, and hiking. He is looking forward to training Maya in nose work.
Kris has lived with dogs all her life. Most of them were mixed breed, but more recently she had Great Danes and a German Shepherd. She currently owns seven Lowchen, some of whom are pets and some are show dogs. Kris is a member and board member of The Genesee Valley Kennel Club; and current president of The German Shepherd Club of Rochester, NY, Inc. She also runs Barn Hunt practices at her farm and two of her Lowchen compete in this dog sport. Kris joined the Thera-Vet family early 2022 and works in several positions, administrative as well as directly with the animals. She enjoys all of the different dogs she meets at TVA.
Tony joined Thera-Vet Acres in March of 2022 as a Clinical Assistant. He has always had a love and passion for all animals and wishes to pursue furthering his education in the Veterinary field. Since starting to work for Thera-Vet Acres Tony has realized that this has been his calling all along and strives to utilize all of his time and energy here to provide our furry friends the best care and overall life.
Tony resides in Walworth, NY with his two hound dogs; Willow and Georgia. He enjoys hiking, hunting and fishing with his two pups and spends any time outside of Thera-Vet in the outdoors with his hounds.
Thera-Vet…………Improving their lives today for a healthier tomorrow!