“Dr. Schenkel is a wonderful vet. She spent lots of time with us, is extremely knowledgeable, and has a great bedside manner with pets and their owners. The office is cleaner than many human-doctor offices, and the staff is courteous and professional.”

Marilyn Oswald

Dr. Lisa Schenkel

After completing her degree in electrical engineering and working in her chosen field, Dr. Schenkel returned to school to begin her veterinary education at Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Following her graduation, she completed an internship at Sacramento Animal Medical Group in Carmichael, California and an additional year of practice at the North Shore Animal League Hospital for small animals.

In 2000 she joined the staff at Animal Medical of New City and has become a pivotal member of the staff. She has devoted her career to the care of her patients and the unique bond they share with their owners. She has a special interest in critical care, pain management and surgery.

In 2007 she completed her training in veterinary rehabilitation therapy and became the only veterinarian certified in Rehabilitation Therapy in Rockland County.  Dr. Lisa is certified in veterinary accupuncture, is program director of the veterinary technology program at Mercy College, and is president elect of the Westchester/Rockland Veterinary Medical Association.