Elma Animal Hospital

3180 Transit Road
West Seneca, NY 14224



Our Staff

Nicole & Jager


Practice Manager 


Nicole has been the Practice Manager of Elma Animal Hospital since our opening.  She brings with her over 25 years experience in Veterinary Medicine.  She is a Buffalo native, residing in the city with her husband Kelly.  She has two grown sons, Anthony and Derrick, and two beautiful granddaughters, Ariana and Rowan.  She loves taking her furry kid, Jager, everywhere, and her Ball Python, Jake, loves to hang out on her wrist while she works at home.  She's a motorhead, an avid outdoor extremist and loves all things nature...especially her orchids! 

One of her goals here at Elma Animal Hospital is to ensure that every client, and patient, feels like the family member she feels they are!

Katie, Luke & Owen


Head Technician


Katie is our Head Technician and has been with us since the beginning. She resides in Elma with her husband Adam and their two daughters, Sophie and Evelyn.  Katie's furry family consists of her two handsome dogs, Luke and Owen, who love to play chase with her three cats.

Nikki & Skylar


Licensed Veterinary Technician


Nikki joined the Elma family in September of 2017.  She resides in East Aurora with her two sons, Landon and Lincoln, and her adorable dog Skylar.  Her two cats, Bean and Kitten, make sure to let her know how much she is missed when she's at work helping to make all the other furry babies feel better!

Missy & Gigi


Veterinary Receptionist


Missy joined us in August 2020.  She has worked in the Veterinary field since 2009, as a receptionist and an assistant.  She has had experience working with multiple types of animals throughout her life.  In her spare time, Missy enjoys hiking and kayaking with her two white German Shepherds.

Gabby & Juno


Veterinary Assistant


Gabby has been at Elma Animal Hospital since 2021.  She has always loved animals and started working with them in 2017.  She has gained experience with small animal, farm animal, and wildlife medicine. Gabby interned at a wildlife sanctuary in Florida where she assisted in the rehabilitation of various wildlife, including birds of prey, reptiles, and small mammals.  She has also volunteered with an animal shelter in Barcelona where she helped socialize and exercise the furry friends waiting to be adopted.  In 2019, Gabby graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor’s in Biology and has since returned back to Buffalo and enrolled at the University at Buffalo to study Environmental Engineering. 

Gabby has two pets of her own; a Border Collie mix named Juno, and a cat named Kiowa.  During her free time, you can find her hiking with Juno, skiing, and always looking for new adventures in WNY!


Veterinary Assistant

Sarah recently joined the Elma family in May of 2022 as a Veterinary Assistant.  She is currently enrolled at Medaille College for Biology and Pre-Vet studies, with the hopes of becoming a Veterinarian in the future!  In her free time she likes to read, play with her four pets, and volunteer at a local cat rescue.

Denise & Maddie




Denise has been working in the WNY Veterinary community for almost 25 years as a receptionist and assistant.  She can’t imagine doing anything else!  Denise volunteers for the Beagle Freedom Project, whose mission is to rescue Beagles and other animals used in laboratory experimentation and to find them forever homes.

She shares her home with her husband Peter, three dogs; Frida, Maddie from the Beagle Freedom Project), and Audrey.  Two cats; Howard and Allen.  In her free time, she enjoys traveling, listening to music, reading, crocheting, watching The Office, and cheering on the Buffalo Bills!