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Meet Our Team

Dr. Phillip DeBaecke

Veterinarian

Dr. Phillip DeBaecke’s father was a veterinarian and he grew up helping him at his practice, the Colonia Veterinary Clinic in Colonia, NJ. After graduating from Stockton State College, Dr. DeBaecke earned his DVM at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. DeBaecke was formerly the owner of the Colonia Veterinary Practice and the Woodbridge Banfield. Dr. DeBaecke bought the Country Animal Clinic in 2009 as a one doctor practice that has grown by leaps and bounds over the last 12 years. Today Dr. DeBaecke lives in Ocean County with his wife, Beth, rescue dogs Sky and Evette, and cats Monster, Tux, Paris, Aiden, Joey and Maya. When not working at CAC, Dr. DeBaecke enjoys fishing and golfing and spending free time with his children Peter and Stephanie

Dr. Sean Lynch

Veterinarian

Bio coming soon!

Dr. Kimberly Schwartz

Veterinarian

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Dr. Michelle Rivera

Veterinarian

Bio coming soon!

Lisa Vanname

Vet Tech

Lisa has been a part of CAC since 2008 . She is our very own cat whisperer of CAC. Lisa enjoys spending time and making crafts with her daughter Jeanna. Lisa and her daughter also rescue a variety of exotic animals. She is a forever familiar face around the clinic.

Merissa Abbate

Vet Tech

Merissa has been a part of CAC for about five years now. Merissa enjoys spending time and making memories with her kids and her pets. She currently has two cats and a dog named May who she had rescued she adores her so much.

Merissa's dog May

Jill Murphy

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Rachel Dipaolo

Vet Tech

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Jillian Arcati

Vet Tech

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Kimberly Willhoite

Surgery Tech

Kim has been a part of CAC since 2008 . Kim is one of our wonderful surgery technicians. You will find her watching over your pet in surgery or ordering all your medical needs . Kim enjoys the busy day at work and enjoys her time off with her dogs and friends . She’s the class clown of the bunch. Kim also has a talent in dog grooming.

Jamie Mancil

Surgery Tech

Jamie came to CAC after working as an animal control officer for about 5 years and shelter worker for over 10 years. Her love for animals goes above and beyond. She enjoys time with her son Phoenix and being home watching scary movies. Jamie is a huge pitbull advocate and has cats, reptiles and a dog of her own. Jamie is one of the surgery techs here at CAC and loves what she does on a day to day basis. She believes saving animals is her passion and her calling in life!

Jessica Boychuk

Surgery Tech

Jessica has been a tech for over 5 years and loves every second of it. Outside of work, you might find Jessica spending time with her daughter, hanging out by the pool listening to music, or outside in the backyard playing volleyball with her family.

Jess has been with the practice a little over a year now, and she hopes you love this practice just as much as she does. She can’t wait to meet you and your pet!

Jeffrey O’Donnell

Surgery Tech

Bio coming soon!

Denise Unglert

Receptionist

Denise is one of our many receptionist. She is also crossed trained as a technician. She has a german shepherd of her own and her love for animals continues. When she is not working , you will find her out on the water on her boat with her husband and dog Boo. Denise came to us with no veterinary clinic experience and is now teaching other’s the ropes.

Danielle Ruzzano

Manager

Bio coming soon!

Beth DeBaecke

Head Receptionist

Bio coming soon!

Brittany Cunningham

Receptionist

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