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 over 25 years’ experience in Veterinary Medicine. She is a Buffalo native and resides in the city with her husband Kelly. She has 2 grown sons Anthony and Derrick, and 2 beautiful granddaughters, Ariana and Rowan.

She loves taking her furry kid Jager everywhere. Her Ball python Jake loves to hang out on her wrist while she works at home. She is a motorhead, an avid outdoor extremist and loves all things nature. (Especially her orchids). One of her goals at Elma 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, 2 daughters Sophie and Evelyn. Katie's furry family consists of her 2 handsome dogs Luke and Owen who love to play chase with her 3 cats.

Nikki & Skylar


Licensed Veterinary Technician


Nikki joined the Elma family in September of 2017. Nikki resides in East Aurora with her 2 sons Landon and Lincoln, and her adorable dog Skylar. Her 2 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 Assistant & Receptionist


Missy joined us in August 2020. Missy has worked in the veterinary field since 2009 as an assistant and a receptionist. She has 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 is our assistant and 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 returned to school at University at Buffalo to study Environmental Engineering. She recently moved back to Buffalo, where her family is from. 

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 Western New York.


Veterinary Assistant

Sarah recently joined the Elma family in May as a veterinary assistant . She is currently 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 4 pets, and volunteer at a cat rescue.

Denise & Maddie




Denise has been working in the WNY veterinary community for almost 25 years as a receptionist & assistant, and 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 & find them forever homes.

She shares her home with her husband Peter, 3 dogs; Frida, Maddie (from the Beagle Freedom Project), & Audrey and 2 cats; Howard & Allen. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, especially visiting family in San Diego, listening to music, reading, crocheting, watching The Office, cheering on the Buffalo Bills & walking her dogs.