Fine Animal Hospital

"Providing the highest quality pet health care services to assist your pet live a longer, happier, healthier life!"

Leonard Fox, DVM and Daniel Honovich, DVM make up the veterinary staff at Fine Animal Hospital. Dr. Fox has been the owner of the practice since 2001 and is very proud to have such a dedicated and talented associate on staff . These veterinarians are committed to the practice of high quality medicine and surgery while still maintaining a warm and friendly relationship with clients and their pets.

  • Mon-Thu: 8:00am - 7:00pm
  • Fri: 8:00am - 5:30pm
  • Sat: Closed
  • Sun: Closed
  • Dr. Leonard Fox, DVM

    Veterinarian, The Fox Family
    Dr. Leonard Fox is a 1979 graduate of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University. He graduated as a member of the Veterinary Phi Zeta Society which honors outstanding academic achievement in veterinary college. In 1980 he completed post doctoral training in medicine and surgery as an intern at the Animal Medical Center in NYC. Dr. Fox has been in small animal practice ever since and joined Fine Animal Hospital in 1988. He has special interests in ultrasonography, cardiology and internal medicine.Dr. Fox is married to Maritza and has two daughters, Stephanie and Lina. Two dogs and one cats round out the rest of the family! Dr. Fox enjoys photography, tennis and rock and roll.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1979
  • Dr. Daniel Honovich, DVM

    Veterinarian
    Dr. Honovich was previously a staff emergency doctor with Animal Specialty Center. He received his undergraduate degree in Biology from SUNY Geneseo in 2007. He received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2011 from Ross University with his clinical year being completed at Texas A&M University. He went on to complete an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Cornell University Hospital for Animals in 2012. His professional interests include emergency medicine and neurology.

    Although Dr. Honovich enjoyed working as an emergency doctor in Westchester County; he is very excited to be a part of the team at Fine Animal Hospital. Dr. Honovich lives in Carmel  and has 4 four-legged kids – Rex the mature pitbull, Thor the studly pitbull, Repo the bull dog and Pooka the zany Chihuahua. Dr. Honovich enjoys racing cars, photography and the outdoors.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2011
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  • Maritza Fox, LVT

    Tech, The Fox Family
    Maritza is Dr. Fox’s wife and is a licensed veterinary technician that is certified in veterinary dentistry. She completed her training at the Animal Medical Center in NYC where she worked in general nursing, intensive care, and as head dental technician for over 15 years. Although the Fox’s have loved and owned Collies for over 25 years, the love of Maritza’s life (other than Dr. Fox) is their Miniature Pincher named “Jeter”. Maritza also enjoys nature walks and watching Dancing With The Stars.
  • Susan

    Office Manager

    Sue is an Attorney-at-Law who proudly worked side by side with her father for many years.  She began here as a part time receptionist 6 years ago before jumping in to the management position.  She also became a foster mom for a local rescue organization.  Sue's pastimes include country line dancing, zumba and boating with her family.


                   

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2010
  • Peggy, LVT

    Technician

    Peggy graduated as a licensed veterinary technician from Mercy College in 1994.  Peggy has been with us for over six years and has years of experience with birds & exotics.  Peggy takes pride in her role, ensuring the best possible care for our patients.  Peggy's house is filled with teenagers and family pets.  She has 4 four-legged kids:  April, Cherry Sue, Gabby and Maple.  When Peggy isn't at work, you can find her rescuing helpless wildlife.

        

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1994
  • Cara, LVT

    Technician          

    Cara graduated from San Juan College in 2016.  Cara has been with us for over five years.  Cara's first loves are her horse, Casanova, and her pups Max and Cady.  Cara is a very dedicated worker and when she is not here, she is working at The Animal Specialty Center and The Veterinary Emergency Group.  In her spare time, she can be caught watching a Rangers game or out riding Casanova.

      



    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2013
  • Shannon

    Technician

    Shannon is currently studying at Cedar Valley in their veterinary technology program.  Shannon is a very devoted worker and has been with us since 2010.  You can find Shannon watching the Rangers and Giants in her spare time with her clan of fur babies, consisting of 3 dogs and 1 cat, and we cannot forget her cornsnake.  She also enjoys sitting in the sun and fishing with friends. 
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    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2010
  • Emily, LVT

    Technician

    Emily is a licensed veterinary technician for over 10 years.  She joined the FAH family in 2016.  She has experience in Emergency Medicine, Dermatology, Neurology, Internal Medicine and Rehabilitation Therapy.  Some of her hobbies include dancing, photography, and most recently yoga trapeze.  Emily's favorite dog breed is the Chihuahua.  If you don't believe it, just ask Jemeleh, her 16 year old baby girl.

                   

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2006
  • Sara

    Assistant
    Sarah started with us in 2009 and is on our kennel staff. She is an incredibly hard worker, and you can always count on her to get the job done and get it done right. Sarah has valuable human nursing skills which enables her to also help out as a veterinary assistant.   In her spare time, Sara enjoys coloring and knitting clothes for her Chihuahuas and their friends.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2009
  • Karen

    Reception

    Karen has been with The Fine Animal Hospital for over 46 years.  She is one of our receptionists and has a wealth of information about dogs and cats.  You're going to have a hard time finding a question Karen can't answer.  Karen has been a 4H leader for 26 years and is a proud mom of 5 dogs and 1 cat.  In her free time, she enjoys the sport of Barn Hunts with her dogs Kya and Eli.

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1971
  • Karen

    Reception
    Karen has been a receptionist with us for over 17 years. Most of our clients ask for her by name as they have gotten to know and trust her. Karen is quite knowledgeable about all the services and products we provide. She has a dry sense of humor and has the reputation of calling an ace an ace and a spade a spade.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1999
  • Melissa

    Reception

    Melissa has been with us for over 18 years.  She started working in our kennel and has been a receptionist for many years.  She may seem quiet and shy when you first meet her,  however, once you get to know Melissa, quiet and shy are just not the correct words to describe her.  She is quite knowledgeable about our services and products and knows each and every pet by name.  Melissa is more than happy to show you her fur baby Julie when you are in for a visit.

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1998
  • Lyndsey

    Reception   

    Lyndsey joined the FAH family in 2016.  She comes with experience and is very knowledgeable about our products and services.   You can always find Lyndsey spending quality time with her family, outdoors or in the kitchen.  She always makes sure the staff here has happy full stomachs.  Lyndsey's full house includes her 3 cats and usually a foster pup or two.    

                   

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2016
  • Cesar

    Assistant

    Cesar has been with us for over 10 years.  Cesar is one of many who ensures that our hospitalized and boarded patients receive plenty of love and care during their stay with us.  Outside of work, Cesar enjoys spending quality time with his 2 children, going to the movies and salsa dancing with his wife Sara.


         

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2006
  • Robert

    Assistant

    Robert joined The Fine Animal Hospital in 2016.  Robert is a motivated learner who brings an abundance of positivity to all of his interactions.  In Robert's spare time he can be found outdoors hiking and biking.  Then he heads indoors to curl up with his 2 three year old twin cats.


    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2016
  • Eric

    Assistant

    Eric is our newest team member and is currently enrolled at Suny Ulster for veterinary technology.  In his free time he can be found out for a hike with his 4 year old lab, snowboarding with friends, or glass blowing.

           

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2016
  • TESTIMONIALS

                    Just a note to say how much EACH and EVERY one of you are appreciated for everything you do for all of our animals. The kindness, care, and expertise and patience you ALL show are not overlooked-from those who answer the phones at the front desk, to those who help me carry the animals in from the parking lot, to the great vet techs, to Maritza's skill,  knowledge and friendliness to the BEST two vets around, Dr. Fox and Dr. H., THANK YOU, THANK YOU FOR BEING THE WONDERFUL TEAM THAT YOU ALL ARE!!  We are lucky to have you caring for our beloved pets!!
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 06, 2017