Jamie Kubic, LVTPractice Manager
Jamie began working at Apple Country as a licensed veterinary technician in July of 2010. She graduated from the Alfred State College Veterinary Technician program in 2007. Jamie’s veterinary interests include dentistry and laser therapy. In her free time she enjoys crafting, being outdoors and reading. She lives with her husband and son in Rochester. They have a boxer mix named Annie, boston terrier named Zeppelin and two cats, Fisher and Grizzly
Brittany Heagerty, Lead LVT
Brittany attended Alfred State College in the Veterinary Technician program and graduated in 2007 with her Associate Degree. She has been practicing ever since. She has worked almost every role in the veterinary clinic from receptionist to technician to practice manager. She enjoys using the skills she has obtained over the years to bring the best care to her patients and clients each and every day. Brittany's focus is on excellent patient care, behavior, venipuncture and client education. Her interests outside of the clinic include cycling, boating, hiking and spending time around a good bonfire with her husband and two boys. She and her family are from Spencerport. She has 2 dogs named Ruger and Seamus, a cat named Phineas, a handful of chickens and 2 dwarf Nigerian goats.
Katie KennedyLead Receptionist
Katie began working as a kennel and veterinary assistant at Apple Country in February of 2012. Her veterinary interests include; surgical nursing and alternative therapies. In her free time she enjoys baking, snowmobiling and spending time in the Adirondacks . Katie has 2 German Shorthair Pointers named Clyde and Magnolia, and a rabbit named Chattahoochee who was her companion pet while she was away at college.
Katie LiebowLead Assistant
Katie graduated from Spencerport High School in 2011 and received her bachelor’s in Environmental Science in 2015 from Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, PA. After completing an internship in Alaska studying forest composition, she moved back to Spencerport. She began working at our hospitals in October of 2016 as a Veterinary Assistant. In 2022, she transitioned into the role of Lead Veterinary Assistant and began managing the practice inventory. In her free time she enjoys reading, cooking, hiking, and kayaking. She lives in Rochester with her golden retriever, River.
Irene Youngman, LVT
Irene graduated from Franklinville High School and Ellicottville BOCES with a focus in Animal Science. She then attended Genesee Community College where she was awarded an Associate Degree in Applied Science (AAS) in Veterinary Technology in 2016. She is also a member of the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA).
Prior to working at ACVH/ECAH, Irene worked as a Veterinary Assistant at another small animal veterinary clinic. After finishing her internship with us, she began working at ACVH/ECAH in March 2016. Her professional interests include anesthesia, laboratory diagnostics, venipuncture and canine behavior.
Outside of work she enjoys playing video games, crocheting, camping, walking her dogs and being outdoors. She lives in Albion with her significant other, Henry. At home, Irene currently has a very sweet Chocolate Lab named Leona and a very energetic German shepherd named Greta.
Hannah Cliff, LVT
Hannah graduated from Hilton High School in 2013. Hannah attended Genesee Community College and graduated with an Associate Degree in Veterinary Technology in May 2017. Hannah took the VTNE (Veterinary Technician National Exam) in August of 2017 and is licensed to practice as a veterinary technician in the state of New York. She began working at both Apple Country Veterinary Hospital and Erie Canal Animal Hospital as a veterinary assistant in October 2015, and now works as an LVT. Her professional interests include surgery and providing client education. Outside of work, Hannah is an active member of Rescued Treasures Pet Adoptions, a local rescue in the greater Rochester area. She currently lives in Brockport with her cats, Dora and Gopher.
Alexis Bradshaw, LVT
Alexis graduated from Brighton High School. She attended Alfred State College and graduated with an Associate Degree in Veterinary Technology in 2017. Alexis started working at Erie Canal Animal Hospital and Apple Country Veterinary Hospital later that year. Her veterinary interests include working with exotics and learning about animal behavior. Outside of work, she enjoys doing jigsaw puzzles, playing softball and walking her dogs on the Canal. She has a pitbull mix named Princess and a German short haired pointer mix named Tyson.
Frances Seifert, LVT
Fran is a Hilton native that graduated from Hilton High School in 2015. After that she ended up at Genesee Community College where she graduated with an AAS in Veterinary Technology. After graduating she began working at Erie Canal Animal Hospital and Apple Country Veterinary Hospital as a full time licensed veterinary technician. At work Fran enjoys client communication, helping out with the hospital's social media and client education. Aside from working as an LVT, Fran enjoys spending time on the horse farm she also works at. She currently owns a horse named Bubba, a goat named Graceon, a Rottweiler named Maggie and a cat named Nosey!
Sarah ten Broeke, LVT
Sarah attended Medaille College of Rochester and graduated with an Associate Degree in Veterinary Technology in 2021. Sarah started at Erie Canal Animal Hospital and Apple Country Veterinary Hospital in the beginning of her veterinary technician education, she joined the team as a veterinary assistant in March of 2019 and knew this was the path she was meant to take!
Sarah’s favorite parts of the field include dentistry, surgery, client education, and alternate methods for pain control such as laser therapy. Sarah is Fear Free Certified. Outside of work some of Sarah’s interests include movies, traveling (especially exploring national parks), kayaking, camping, and cooking. Sarah loves cats and at home she has three of her own, Norman Bates, Elvira, and Shipka!
Maddie Welch, LVT
Maddie graduated from South Seneca High School in 2019. After graduation Maddie attended Alfred State College and graduated in 2021 with an Associate Degree in Applied Science (AAS) in Veterinary Technology. She started at Erie Canal Animal Hospital and Apple Country Veterinary Hospital in the beginning of June 2021. Maddie’s interests are anesthesia/surgery, laboratory diagnostics, and getting to know clients and their pets. Maddie is Fear Free Certified. Outside of work Maddie likes cooking, reading, listening to music, swimming, and spending time with family. She lives in Churchville with her significant other, Ethan. At home she has two cats named Tribbianni (Tribb) and Tuck.