Jonathan S. Bramson – VMD
Dr. Bramson hails from suburban Philadelphia, where he became a big fan of the Eagles and cheesesteak. He graduated from Colgate University and University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. He has always fancied himself a ‘pet-iatrician’ for small animals, and likes to get to know the whole family and their pets.
Susan Keane – DVM
Dr. Keane is originally from Bowie Maryland and is a big Redskins fan. She graduated from University of Maryland and University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine.
Gale Savino-Eason, DVM
Dr. Gale Savino-Eason a 1989 graduate from University of Florida. She goes by “Dr. Gale” as it is more tongue friendly. Dr. Gale is passionate about preventative medicine, client education, dermatology, and most things furry. Owners find her as an avid listener and believes in looking at the patient from nose to tail and keeps them informed about all of their pet’s health needs. She has been at ACAC since its inception but has practiced in FL, NJ, and PA in both General Practice and Emergency Medicine.
Originally a native New Yorker, Dr. Gale moved to this area in 1996 after practicing clinical and emergency medicine in both the tri-state area and Florida for seven years. Dr. Gale is a member of the West Maryland Veterinary Medical Association, Maryland Veterinary Medical Association, American Avian Veterinary Association, the Exotic Association of Veterinary Practitioners, and American Association of Reptile Veterinarians.
When not caring for her many patients, Dr. Gale resides in Smithsburg with her husband, daughter, two dogs, two cats, two guinea pigs, and one bird. She also has four stepchildren and three grandchildren. Dr. Gale spends her time cooking, crafting, swimming, RV camping, scuba diving, ice skating, skiing and attending flea markets. She is also an active member of the Cornerstone Fellowship Church. In addition, she is a member and advocate of the Concerned Women for America and Focus on the Family.
Trish– Office Manager, and active community volunteer who does just about everything. She loves Labrador Retrievers and her hobbies include riding her horses.
Nancy– Surgical Assistant, loves her hands-on work with the animals. Her passion is pet portraiture, which she would love to do full time someday when she retires. One of her portraits was on the cover of the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association.
Kasey- Certified Veterinary Assistant, CHS alumnus, and animal lover (especially Teacup Maltese and Domestic Shorthairs like her cat, Buddy) who enjoys learning. Attends FCC now for Digital Media of Arts degree and plans to continue her veterinary education for Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT). Her hobbies include photography, film making, painting, and volleyball.
Pam– Receptionist, loves animals in general, her favorite dog breed is Golden Retriever. She is a mom of two, likes the outdoors, sports and loves to run.
Katie– Kennel Tech/Veterinary Assistant, her favorite thing to do at our clinic are taking X-rays and helping with birds, rats, ferrets, rabbits, etc. She attends FCC, and wants to work toward becoming a Registered Veterinary Technician. Her favorite types of pets are pocket pets and reptiles, and her hobbies include hanging out with friends, listening to music and being in or around nature.
Barb– Receptionist/ Veterinary Assistant- She has worked with animals since 1988, including exotic species, and loves all aspects of her job. Living on a farm now let’s her enjoy some of her favorite animals, her goats, chickens, cats, and goose. Antiques and finding great deals on her favorite things is what she likes to do in her spare time.
Corey– Certified Veterinary Assistant- She is currently continuing her veterinary studies, and is considering orthopedic surgery and rehabilitation therapy as specialties. She also wants to spend some schooling abroad in Dublin, Ireland or Edinburgh, Scotland. Her pets include cats, a dog, a chinchilla and a coastal carpet python. Some day she would like a small farmette with chickens and goats to complete the menagerie. When not working at CVC, she practices special effects makeup and loves Shakespearean theater.
Dena– Veterinary Assistant- She is currently attending Gallaudet University in DC and plans on graduating in the spring of 2017. Her favorite kind of pets are cats, but she likes dogs too. Her favorite thing to do at CVC is learning. She says she “pretty much learns something new every day and it’s wonderful.” A future career goal is to get accepted into a vet school, specializing in either oncology or cardiology. But she would also love to work with the “Big Cats” and travel to different wildlife conservation areas around the world to conduct studies. Her hobby is anything related to music and playing the guitar.
Sarah– Certified Veterinary Assistant- She’s the mom of 3 children, 2 dogs, and 1 hamster, and grew up spending weekends at her parents’ farm with chickens, cows, pigs, turkeys, and more. At our clinic, she loves connecting with all of our 4-legged clients and the learning experiences offered every day. This is “a job I look forward to going to and enjoy.” Her hobbies include hiking, continuing education, and reading.