Meet Our Team

  • Dr.
    Danielle Pugliese

    Dr. Pugliese was born in Brooklyn and raised on Staten Island. After graduating from SUNY Binghamton with a B.S. in biology, she attended St.George's University School of Veterinary Medicine where she was a member of the charter class. She spent the first 10 yrs. of her career under the mentorship of Dr. Carreras where she developed her clinical and surgical skills on a vast majority of animals ranging form the feathered to the furred. Dr Pugliese also spent 8 of those years as the Veterinarian for the Staten Island Zoo. During that time she provided medical and surgical care for a menagerie of animals including reptiles, amphibians, a variety of primates and mammals, birds, farm animals and fish. She treasures every moment she can spend with her family, 5 cats, and Penny the bulldog mix. Dr. Pugliese built Eltingville Veterinary Practice to continue practicing personalized, quality and compassionate veterinary medicine.

  • Dr.
    Charles Rosaly

    Bio coming soon---

  • Kathy LaRosa
    Licensed Veterinary Technician

    Kathy is a licensed Veterinary Technician who graduated from Camden County College in May 1988. Kathy was involved for a number of years showing, training and competing with her Rottweilers at AKC trials. Her dogs have won many titles. During her free time, she enjoys playing with and training her Golden Retrievers Dug and Tessie. She is married and has 2 sons.

  • Kristy Dalcamo
    Manager/ Veterinary Assistant

    Kristy has been a Veterinary Assistant and has worked along side Dr. Pugliese since 2003. She loves taking care of all animals in need of veterinary care. Nothing brings her more joy! She also has an amazing rescue cat named Morty.

  • Dawn Sorrentino
    Purchasing Manager

    Dawn's love and compassion for animals is evident through her dedication to the Veterinary field over the past 20 yrs. She enjoys spending time with her son, husband, her dog Bentley and cat Krim. Over the years she has had many fur babies in her life.

  • Kristina Calvanico
    Office Manager/Client Service Representative

    Kristina was born and raised in Staten Island NY.  She now resides in Matawan, NJ with her daughter and fur babies. In her spare time she enjoys shopping, playing with her dogs and spending time with her daughter. Kristina loves Chihuahuas!

  • Chris-Anne McShea
    Client Service Representative

    Chris-Anne McShea was born and raised in South Jersey. Chris-Anne is a graduate of Caldwell University. She now lives on Staten Island with her husband, two daughters and two cats. In her spare time, Chris-Anne enjoys spending time with her family and friends.Chris-Anne joined the EVP family in July 2015.

  • Theresa Grossman
    Veterinary Assistant

    Theresa was born in Brooklyn, NY but was raised on Staten Island. She graduated from New Dorp High School in 2002 and is currently enrolled in the online Veterinary Technichian program at Cedar Valley College.She has worked with Dr.Pugliese and many of the other staff at Eltingville Veterinary Practice for nearly a decade. Her love for animals began as a child with her family owning many different kinds of pets. Her favorite animals are orcas, penguins, and ferrets. She has a fondness for great danes, yorkies and orange cats. In her spare time, she likes to care for  Clarence, an outdoor cat that adopted her.

  • Jennifer St. Pierre
    Client Service Representative

    Jennifer St. Pierre always had a passion for animals growing up.  After working here, Jennifer has changed her goals of Nursing, where she had studied at CSI, to Veterinary Medicine. She has her own furry friend at home named Marley, and she hopes to have many more in the future.  

  • Julianna Yacca
    Veterinary Assistant

    Julianna is a SUNY Oneonta class of 2021 graduate with a BS in biology. She hopes to continue her education in veterinary medicine and concentrate in caring for marine animals. In the mean time she’s passionate about all domestic animals, from furry to scaly to feathered. She has a perfect dog named Hank and a sly little tuxedo cat named Coraline at home and hopes to have many more in the future.

  • Emma Petro
    Client Service Representative

    Bio coming soon...

  • Toniann Elliott
    Client Service Representative

    Bio coming soon...


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