Doctor Vaillancourt was born in Hamburg, NY. Her want to be a veterinarian started on a kindergarten field trip to a veterinary clinic. She was also known as a “flea picker” by her family, good preventive for fleas did not exist at that time! She graduated high school from Mount Mercy Academy in South Buffalo.
During high school she enjoyed running and being part of the Cross Country and Track teams. She graduated with Honors from the University at Buffalo with a BS in Biological Sciences and started a masters program when she entered Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Vaillancourt graduated from Cornell in 2006 and literally moved back the day after graduating. She joined the team at Elma Animal Hospital in 2018. Dr. Vaillancourt loves solving puzzles and helping pets and their owners alike. She particularly likes internal medicine and dermatology cases.
Doctor Vaillancourt lives in Elma with her husband, three sons, dog, tortoise and many fish. She enjoys camping and outdoor activities such as kayaking, biking and hiking. Summer is her favorite time of year. She doesn’t like the cold but you may see her ice skating or cross country skiing in the winter- her boys keep her in constant motion. Go Bills.