Day Hollow Animal Hospital

345 Day Hollow Road
Owego, NY 13827

(607)687-1750

www.dayhollowanimalhospital.com

Our Staff

Paula, our lead LVT (Licensed Veterinary Technician) joined our staff in 2009. Paula comes with a wealth of clinical experience as an LVT of 8 years at Cornell University Animal Hospital. She received the prestigious Veterinary Technician of the Year award while at Cornell. Paula shares her knowledge and skills to assist the clinical growth of our hospital. She cares for both small and large animals and is our leader in Critical Care and Nursing needs. She provides excellent dental care to our patients. She is also known to spoil her colleagues with baked goodies and Frosties! Paula has two cats (George and Howard) and a very exuberant Labrador named Munch!

Trisha is a Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT) who joined our staff in May of 2009. Trisha graduated from SUNY Delhi in 2008. She has a special interest in behavior, and enjoys working one day a week at our doggy day care in the Behavior Barn. Trisha is the proud parent of a son and soon to be daughter, one dog (Penny), and two cats (Maya and Ozzie). Her favorite hobbies include spending time with family and friends, hiking, kayaking, reading and photography. 

Aggie is a Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT) who joined Day Hollow in April of 2013. She has been in the field since her graduation from SUNY Delhi in 2004. She loves her family of three kids, three dogs (Kai, Rukia and Eowyn), 2 rats and a husband. Her favorite past-times are spending time with family, reading and outdoor activities. She is always ready for a good story and loves to laugh. 

Kaitlyn is a Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT) that joined our staff in September of 2016. Kaitlyn graduated from SUNY Delhi in 2010, and also graduated from Delaware Valley University in 2014, with a B.S. in dairy science and a B.S. in livestock science and management. In her spare time, she enjoys photography, kayaking and hiking. She has a herd of celebrity guinea pigs, 2 dogs, 1 mischievous feline and a variety of livestock. 

                                          Emily- LVT

                                          Amber- LVT

Kirsten joined our staff in January of 2019 as is one of our veterinary assistants. Kirsten came to us with 3 years of veterinary assistant experience. She enjoys shopping, crafts and spending time her animals and boyfriend in her spare time. She is the proud parent of her dog Macaroni Walnut and her two cats Gouda and Feta. 

April joined our staff in June of 2017 and is one of our veterinary assistants. She graduated from the University of Delaware with a B.S. in Wildlife Conservation and has continued to follow her passion for animals in numerous ways. She is a licensed NYS Wildlife Rehabilitator and also has experience caring for exotic animals through various internships at zoos and conservation centers. Additionally, she has 5 years of experience in the world of veterinary medicine as an assistant both in small animal clinics and shelters. In her free time she can be found with her husband and tween daughter, her own pets (1 dog and 4 cats), with foster animals, or pursuing activities such as photography and hiking. 

Karen joined our staff in 2007 and is our team's customer service leader. She is our lead receptionist and masterfully coordinates activity in the reception room, on the telephone and throughout our facility. Her juggling skills (literally!) also comes in very handy when arranging our day to day schedule. Her talents in gardening and floral arrangement beautify our hospital. Whatever needs to be done - she is there to do it with a smile! Karen enjoys her time with her husband, her puppy pal Tucker and her two cats Blacky and Francis. 

Ashley joined our staff in October of 2016, she is our dog trainer at The Behavior Barn and is in charge of our doggy day care. She comes to us with customer service experience as well as knowledge of working with the amazing animals at Animal Adventure! She has a passion for horses, as she has been riding them her entire life. In her free time, Ashley enjoys horseback riding, hiking, outdoor activities and spending time with her two dogs Atticus and Coupe. 

                                               Ceceilia

Anna joined our staff in December of 2016 and is our kennel attendant and general helper around the hospital. Anna comes with 650 hours of volunteered time from Stray Haven and is pursuing her dream of becoming an on-call shelter Veterinarian. Anna has a total of 7 fish tanks, a turtle, a bearded dragon, three cats and a pit-bull mix at home. Anna enjoys spending her time outdoors with the shelter dogs.

Ginny Hills is the Practice manager at our hospital and has been since 2003. She is also the wife of Dr. Hills. She has worked in human health care for over 20 years as a registered nurse prior to jointing Dr. Hills in the management of the hospital. Dr. Hills and Ginny share their home with five cats. 


Patrick is the "caretaker" for our hospital. Always ready to fix whatever needs fixing so we can all take great care of the pets and people that come to our hospital. He keeps a watchful eye on the property and assures we have the local supplies that we need.

Willow, is our permanent cat resident here at Day Hollow Animal Hospital. She enjoys chasing the laser pointer, bird watching, snacking on her favorite treats, playing with her toys and basking in the sun.