Technician SupervisorAnn Scornavacca
Veterinary Tech School: Bel Rea Institute of Animal Technology
Ann Scornavacca, a licensed veterinary technician, is Animal Specialty Center's Surgery Department Supervisor and Technician Leader.
Ann graduated from Bel Rea Institute of Animal Technology in 1999 with an AAS in Animal Science and then worked as an ER technician for about 2 years. In 2001 she joined the Surgery Department at VRC (Veterinary Referral Center) in Little Falls, NJ. When VRC closed, Ann worked briefly as a Neurology technician at Red Bank Animal Hospital and then spent 3 years at the Animal Eye Center of New Jersey as a full time Ophthalmology technician. Although she loved her new hospital, Ann missed anesthesia and the multi-faceted nature of a surgery department so she went to work at the Katonah Bedford Veterinary Center, where she a "tech of all trades". In 2009, Ann joined the team at Animal Specialty Center as the Surgery Supervisor and eventually took on the role of Tech Supervisor.
Ann has 2 wonderful kids, 1 dog, 1 cat and a husband. She enjoys reading and spending time with her family.
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Licensed Veterinary TechnicianLinda McMahon
Veterinary Tech School: Mercy College
School: Canine Rehabilitation Institute, Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist
Linda McMahon is the Director of Rehabilitation at Animal Specialty Center. She is a licensed physical therapist for humans and a licensed veterinary technician. She has over 12 years of experience rehabilitating animals with all types of conditions, including neurologic disorders, surgical post operative care, arthritis and age-related conditions, recovery from athletic injury. Physical therapy is also useful as an adjunct treatment for obesity and for overall maintenance of physical fitness.
Ms. McMahon received her Bachelor of Science degree in biology (with a minor in chemistry) from the State University of New York at Oneonta in 1983. She obtained a second bachelor's degree in physical therapy from Russell Sage College in 1991. She became a licensed veterinary technician from Mercy College in 2001. As new advances help improve the rehabilitation of animals, Linda has continued her training and recently earned an additional certification in canine rehabilitation therapy from the Canine Rehabilitation Institute in 2009.
For more information visit www.animalrehab.com.