Meet Our Veterinary Assistants

Meet Our Veterinary Assistants

Our health care team is made complete with our caring veterinary assistants who aide our veterinarians and licensed veterinary technicians during examination, treatment, and general care of our patients - your pets. They are also responsible for maintenance of the hospital, bathing and feeding the hospitalized and boarded pets, and cleaning their cages. And, they are happy to assist clients bring their pets to and from their car and  to carry pet food. 

  • Joe Brunetto

    Joe Brunetto, an animal lover since as long as he can remember, joined Central Animal Hospital after working as a veterinary assistant at an animal shelter in Armonk.  Joe cares for a Puggle and two German Shepherds at home and has plans to take courses to earn his veterinary technology degree.

  • Kimberly Garcia Aguilar

    Kimberly Garcia Aguilar joined Central Animal Hospital following 9 months working as a veterinary assistant.  She is currently taking class at Westchester Community College for cyber security.  Her goal is to become a licensed veterinary technician or a veterinarian. Kimberly cares for 3 dogs, 1 cat, 1 fish, and 7 reptiles at home!

  • Jonathan Moran

    Jonathan Moran has been at Central Animal Hospital since 2011. His favorite pets are Shepherds, Pit Bull terriers, Rottweilers, and other large breed dogs. At home, Jon presently cares for 1 cat and 2 dogs.

  • William Rivera

    William Rivera joined us in 2004, after attending Bronx Community College and Lehman College.  He enjoys all aspects of caring for pets and assisting the veterinary technicians and the veterinarians. 

  • Amina Lindquist

    Amina joined Central Animal Hospital in 2017.  She has taken the responsibility of training and scheduling our assistants.  She loves working with all pets, and at home she cares for an energetic Rottweiler, Benzo, and a rabbit named Nuni.  

  • Daniela Cotes

    Daniela joined Central Animal Hospital in 2018, bringing with her an expertise in grooming and animal handling.  At home, Daniela cares for an adorable Chorkie and her young son.


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Read What Our Clients Say

  • "I’ve been taking my dogs to Central Animal Hospital for four years. Dr. Donatella Hecht is the best, but all of the doctors and staff are all very helpful!"
    Cris Tina
  • "We’ve been using Central Animal Hospital for years. The veterinarians and staff are exceptional and if you need to board your pet, you can feel confident your pet will be in a safe and caring place."
    Cindy Guttman B.