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Dean Snyder, DVM, PE

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Dean Snyder, DVM, PE

Dr. Dean Snyder has been a practicing veterinarian since receiving his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Wisconsin in 1994 and subsequently completing a 13 month internship. He is a licensed Professional Engineer, graduating from Clarkson University in 1984 and working at Harris Corp., R.F Communications as a Lead Mechanical Engineer and Program Manager responsible for Department of Defense programs dealing with USAF.

In 1976, he began working for Dr. James D. Nundy as a kennel assistant and continued that job until high school graduation.  Dr. Nundy and his wife Dorothy were mentors and role models contributing greatly to Dr. Snyder's personal and professional success.  In 1996 he completed renovations on Dr. Nundy's hospital and opened Apple Country Veterinary Hospital and Boarding. 

In 2014 he finished construction on the building that is home to Erie Canal Animal Hospital that was opened with his partner Dr. Heidi Wendel in Spencerport, N.Y.

He was active as a member of the Genesee Valley Veterinary Medical Association Executive Board for 15 years, serving as a two term President and Ethics Committee Chairman representing veterinarians in the counties of Monroe and Orleans.  This same organization recognized him as Veterinarian of the Year in 2012.   He recently completed his term as President of the New York State Veterinary Medical Society, representing all the veterinarians in New York State.  He was recognized with a NYSVMS Merit Award by his peers for his volunteer work as Chairman of the NYSVMS Grassroots Legislative Network and Chairman of the NYSVMS Continuing Education Committee.  He continues to volunteer as a member of the NYSVMS Board of Directors, Management Relations, Finance/ Audit and Government Relations Committees.

Dr. Snyder is a New York State Certified Logger and enjoys spending time in the woods of Cattaraugus County.  He has designed a timber frame hybrid camp and with the help of his father, is felling and sawing hemlock trees into timbers to be used in its construction. In his spare time he enjoys reading, woodworking, and has interests in Veterinary Dentistry, beekeeping, and yoga.  

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* Office hours are by appointment only and are subject to change. We are currently open every other Saturday for appointments.

Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

8:00 am-7:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-4:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-7:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-4:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-4:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed