Our Team

Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team!

We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!

Please call us at 301-603-1223 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!

    Our Veterinarians

  • Arlene

    Dr. Arlene F. Gardsbane, DVM, CVA

    Veterinarian/Practice Owner

    Dr. Gardsbane has been practicing veterinary medicine since 1987. Her hometown is…
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    Dr. Kelly Hinkle, DVM

    Associate Veterinarian

    Dr. Kelly Hinkle joined us is 2016. Since then she has quickly become an integral part of…
  • Kristin Davis

    Dr. Kristin Davis, DVM

    Associate Veterinarian

    Dr. Davis joined our team January 2013 and we are fortunate to have her form part of our…

    Office Manager/Veterinary Technician

  • Tory Gallagher

    Tory Gallagher

    Tory grew up only a few blocks away from the Animal Place. She has been working here since…

    Our Veterinary Technicians

  • Connie Horrocks

    Connie Horrocks

    Connie has worked at the Animal Place since 2003. However, prior to joining our staff,…
  • Cordero

    Cordero Curry

    Born and raised in Free Port, Bahamas - Cordero has always had an interest in the well…
  • Nikki Link

    Nikki Link

    Nikki has been with us since July 2011 and her enthusiasm and dedication was quickly…
  • Roxana

    Roxana Rivera

    Originally from Mexico, Roxana made one of the biggest decisions in her life when she came…
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    Tonie Harris

    Tonie has lived in the Silver Spring/Laurel area for most of his life. He started working…

    Our Front Desk Staff

  • Jennifer Muñoz

    Jennifer Muñoz

    Jennifer graduated from Richard Montgomery High School in 2005 and attended the University…
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    Kelsey Thompson

    Kelsey is a local Rockville girl who started her journey in working with animals shortly…
  • Susie Kernan

    Susie Kernan

    Susie attended Holy Trinity High School and then studied Criminal Justice in Montgomery…

    Kennel Assistant

  • Rene

    Rene Blehr

    Rene loved animals since she was a little girl and always treats our patients as if they…