Meet The Village Vet Staff

Andrea Blitz

DVM

Dr. Blitz achieved a career aspiration in 2017, as she became the NEW owner of The Village Vet! Dr. Blitz was born and raised right here in Webster NY, and even went to high school right across the street! She received her Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Ithaca College where she was also a member of the women’s Volleyball team. Her veterinary schooling took her just across the hill to Cornell University, where she graduated in 2011. In her spare time, she enjoys being at the gym, playing volleyball, and tinkering around her yard. She has two cats, Tippy and Mojo, who keep her on schedule.

Sara Moore

DVM

A Rochester native, Dr. Moore grew up in Irondequoit and attended SUNY Geneseo, where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Biology. She traded in snowstorms for tropical storms when she moved south to attend veterinary school at Ross University, graduating in 2013. She is now happily back in Rochester living with her husband and dogs, Iris and Tucker.
In her spare time, Dr. Moore enjoys the outdoors, especially geocaching, kayaking, and hiking with her pups. When weather isn’t so forgiving, she enjoys cooking and reading.

Jaclyn Chambery

DVM

Dr. Jaclyn Chambery was born and raised right around the corner in Penfield before moving to Fairport a few years ago. She got her bachelors in Biology from Quinnipiac University in 2015 before taking on Veterinary School at Lincoln Memorial University in Tennessee. It was here she acquired the two loves of her life, her cats, Gypsy and Bali, before graduating in 2020. Dr. Chambery enjoys walking in nature and gardening outside as well as baking and watching Netflix with her cats. She is excited to begin her career here at The Village Vet!

Kelly L. Gough

DVM Emeritus

Dr. Gough retired in March of 2020! Lucky for us, we still get to see her smiling face from time to time, as she will continue offering her expertise for specialty surgeries!

Dr. Gough, a proud Virginia native received her Veterinary degree in 1991 from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine and was a member of the Phi Zeta Honor Society. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, The NYS Veterinary Medical Society, and the Genesee Valley Veterinary Medical Association.

Dr. Gough has practiced in Webster since 1992 and founded The Village Vet in 2006. After 10 years of ownership, she sold the practice to Dr. Blitz.

Dr. Gough is pictured here with her beloved rescues, “Louise” (cat) and “Hazel” (dog). Dr. Gough also enjoys hiking the Webster parks, golf, and traveling in her motorhome.

Andrea B.

Office Manager, Veterinary Technician

Andrea has been a part of The Village Vet family since 2009. She started as a Veterinary
Assistant and went on to graduate from Medaille College with her degree in Veterinary Technology in 2017. Andrea then made the leap to Office Manager in the summer of 2019, due in part to her meticulous work ethic and “Jill-of-all trades” persona. Andrea lives with her husband, son Mason, their two cats “Corona” and “Carbon”, and her Greyhound “Chassis”. When she is not working, she enjoys many activities including fishing, auto racing, and horseback riding.

Sarah A.

Lead Receptionist

Sarah grew up in Irondequoit,NY. She has been working in the veterinary field since 2014 and loves being able to help clients and their pets’ needs. She is currently residing in Webster with her husband Dave and their dog Abby. When Sarah is not at TVV she loves playing tennis, traveling, watching her husband race motocross and spending time with their 4-legged fur baby Abby.

Lisa H.

Receptionist, Veterinary Technician

Lisa grew up in the Charlotte, NY area and moved to San Diego, California after high school. She attended Mesa College to become a veterinary technician. She moved back to the Rochester area in 1986, and worked at several animal hospitals in the area before she started working with Dr. Gough in 1992.

Lisa lives in Palmyra with her 2 children, a horse and a pony, 1 dog, 4 cats, and several fish. Lisa enjoys being home with her kids and animals and being outside in nice weather. One thing Lisa does not enjoy is snow!

Jocelyn M.

Receptionist

Jocelyn grew up in the small town of Gananda, outside of Rochester, NY. Jocelyn knew from a very young age that she wanted to work with animals and started working with them in 2011. Through her high school’s work study program, Jocelyn began her animal career-path with the Humane Society of Rochester.

After graduation, she worked as a Kennel Attendant and an Animal Care Assistant with local animal hospitals, and now as a receptionist at The Village Vet. In her free time, Jocelyn enjoys doing outdoor activities and spending time with her two tortoises, Harold and Eleanor.

Beth B.

Veterinary Technician

Beth grew up in Indiana and went to Vet Tech school in Denver, Colorado. She has lived and worked as a Tech in Rochester for 25 years. Her interests are Broadway theater, concerts, and baking.

Hailey R.

Veterinary Technician

Hailey grew up in Rochester, NY. Her passion for animals started when she was in kindergarten. Ever since then,she knew she would work with animals one day. Hailey graduated from Medaille College’s Rochester campus in May
2019 with an A.A.S. in Veterinary Technology and received her license in August 2019. She has been working for the Village Vet for almost 3 years now. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her Fiance,two cats Oliver and Luna P, and her dog Benny.

Molly S.

Veterinary Technician

Molly grew up and currently lives in Victor with her two rescue boxers, Peaches and Zeus. She studied at Genesee Community College, and in the spring of 2019 graduated with an A.A.S in Veterinary Technology. Molly passed her licensing exam that summer, and joined The Village Vet as a Licensed Veterinary Technician. When she’s not at work, Molly is hiking with her dogs and baking cupcakes. She also loves playing video games and yoga.

Megan M.

Veterinary Technician

Megan grew up in Rochester, NY and has always wanted to work with animals. She graduated from Medaille College in 2017 with her A.A.S in Veterinary Technology. Megan started working with animals in 2015 as a kennel attendant and then became an assistant shortly thereafter. She then realized there is nothing else she would rather do! When she is not at work, Megan loves to try new baking recipes and spending time with her family and pets.

Jennifer D.

Veterinary Assistant

Jennifer grew up in Rochester and knew from a young age that she wanted to work with animals. She has over ten years experience in the veterinary field and loves getting to spend time with people who appreciate animals as much as she does. She has two cats, Louis and Clark, and two golden doodles, Bailey and Clover. Jennifer resides in Webster and in her free time she likes to refurbish furniture, garden and spend time with friends and family.

Rachel K

Veterinary Assistant

Rachel was born and raised in Rochester. She started working in the veterinary field in 2008. She lives with two dogs Stella and Cierra, and her fiance. In her spare time she likes hiking, photography, cooking, and baking.

Jayda and Buttons

Staff Entertainment

“JJ and Butt- Butt” as we affectionately call them, joined TVV in the summer of 2019. Both came to us with the goal of re-homing them, but we instantly fell in love with their (very different) personalities and couldn’t let them go! The Village Vet had been empty without a clinic cat, and these two fill the void perfectly!

Butt-Butt enjoys late night play sessions with his toys, his catnip, and following around his favorite person, Hailey, all day.

Jayda enjoys lounging in windows, tearing at all the rubber mats in the clinic, and sitting in her “box” waiting for attention..

Coco

Village Vet Legend

Heaven welcomed our whiskered angel, Coco, in December of 2016

He was “bequeathed” to The Village Vet 8 years ago by a dear client.
Dr. Gough promised to take care of him if she passed, but taking care of Coco took a village, The Village Vet. He had a harem of ladies who doted on him like nobody’s business. But he was a good boy and he had it coming!

He had big globe-like eyes that looked straight into your soul and with his sweet disposition, our hearts he stole.

Coco was a huge part of the fabric of The Village Vet. He embodied the warmth and welcoming spirit that is so important to what we do.

He was SO loved. He is SO missed.

RIP Coco. You were a Rock Star.

Reviews

K. Gendron

I’d recommend the Village Vet to anyone. Dr. Moore has been wonderful the past few weeks. They are extremely helpful and call you back to answer your question that day. They never make you feel stupid and want nothing but the best for your animal. I am soooo pleased I picked them to take care of my puppy!!! Thank YOU Village Vet!!!!

D. Knapik-Clauser

This is a great Veterinary practice. They really care about the animals they treat and are easy to work with. I highly recommend them.

K. Beana

Dr. Blitz is an amazing Vet. My family and I have been going here for years. Great customer service, they truly care for the animals, and the prices are perfect. Would highly recommend bringing your family member here.

S. Scott

I have been going there with my two girls for 6 years and they have been wonderful with my dogs. Dr.Blitz is amazing and really cares about my girls. The staff are wonderful and seemed to really love what they do.

T. Forbes

Great staff, they definitely care and want the best for their pet clients. My dog gets the best care with them!

K. Waterbury

Great great great. Not one person there isn’t amazing, kind or wonderful. So helpful and not patronizing at all! Highly recommend!

T. Epner

We love the village vet! We bring our two fur family members here, our dog and cat and get the best service. Dr. Blitz is amazing, caring and compassionate to our animal family members. The place is always spotless and so inviting in the rooms, love the artwork!