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Robert Thompson, DVM

Dr. Bob Thompson knew at a very young age that he wanted to become a veterinarian.  For more than 20 years, he has been practicing Veterinary Medicine in the Finger Lakes Region.  More than 16 years ago, he opened Lakeshore Animal Hospital.  With a focus on high quality, consistent and progressive care, Lakeshore Animal Hospital continues to grow.  With experience in a mixed animal practice in his early years, he has narrowed his focus to dogs and cats at Lakeshore Animal Hospital.  Lakeshore's high- quality care and personal attention are the underlying roots of the hospital's success. 
Dr. Bob has two children, Fiona and Declan.  Dr. Bob and his wife Amy live in Rochester with their dog Dooley, and three cats; Gabriel, Aldo and Olivia.  He and his wife are very passionate about travel, friends and family.  In his spare time, Dr. Bob enjoys many outdoor activities, including hiking, fishing & kayaking.

 

Education

Dr. Bob completed his undergraduate work at Purdue University and received his Veterinary Doctorate degree from Ross University School of Veterinay Medicine.

Chuck, LVT

Chuck is excited to join the Lakeshore Animal Hospital team as he passionately furthers his career in the veterinary medicine field. Chuck believes in his heart that he is doing the job that God put him on this green Earth to do.

Chuck graduated from SUNY Canton in May 1982 with an AAS degree in Veterinary Science Technology. Chuck also graduated from SUNY Excelsior in May 1991 with a BS in Biology and a minor in Psychology. Chuck is an AALAS certified Laboratory Animal Technologist and is also a Fear Free Certified LVT. 

Chuck has had the good fortune of developing and maintaining many cherished human and 4 legged relationships over his 36+ year career in the veterinary medicine field. 

Chuck loves and values his family immensely. Chuck has 4 siblings: Chris, Cate, Jim, and Anne. Chuck is married to his best friend and love of his life, Lori, and they have have 3 children: Courtaney, Pat, and Matt. Chuck fell in love at first sight and has had his heart stolen by his 2 granddaughters: Lilly and Mae. Chuck and Lori share their household with 3 dogs: Skip, Mabel, Barkley; 4 cats: Webster, Kittywampus, Orange, Chester: and a pot belly pig named Eleanor Pigby.

Chuck values family time, enjoys boating and spending time on Owasco Lake with his family and friends. Chuck enjoys motorcycling, fishing, hunting, and running in an occasional 5K road race. 

 

Education

AAS degree in Veterinary Science Technology, SUNY Canton, May 1982 . BS in Biology and a minor in Psychology, SUNY Excelsior, May  1991 . Chuck is an AALAS certified Laboratory Animal Technologist and is also a Fear Free Certified LVT. 

 

Sarah, LVT

Sarah joined the Lakeshore Animal Hospital team as a LVT in March 2018 and has been working in the veterinary medicine field since 2002. Sarah received her AAS degree in Veterinary Science Technology from SUNY Delhi in May of 2006 and has been a LVT since 2008. Sarah has thoroughly enjoyed working side by side and hand in hand with many talented veterinarians and technicians at other veterinary hospitals and is thankful for all she has learned from her veterinary colleagues. Sarah is excited to continue her career as a LVT at Lakeshore Animal Hospital as she continues to promote client education while simultaneously assisting in promoting the human animal bond.

Sarah shares her heart and her home with Dixie, a 3 year old Yellow Labrador Retriever, and 2 cats named Willow and Honey Bear. Sarah values her family deeply and enjoys spending time with her nephew and niece. When Sarah is not busy taking care of your 4 legged family members she enjoys spending time in the outdoors as she is an avid Sportswoman. Sarah enjoys fishing, hunting, kayaking, hiking, photography, and recently became a first time home buyer. Sarah is excited to try her hand as a first time gardener and tackling home improvement projects. 

Education

Sarah earned her AAS degree in Veterinary Science Technology from SUNY Delhi in May of 2006 and has been a LVT since 2008. 

 

Alessa, Veterinary Assistant

Alessa has recently joined the Lakeshore Animal Hospital team, but has been working with animals for almost two years.  Alessa is a student at Hobart and William Smith Colleges and will be majoring in Biology.  At home, Alessa has one dog, Buddy, but hopes to have many more in the future.  In her free time, Alessa likes to read, spend time with friends and family and go on adventures.  In the future, Alessa aspires to be a Veterinarian.

Education

Alessa is currently a student at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, majoring in Biology.

Kim, Reception

Kim started working at Lakeshore Animal Hospital as a Receptionist in March, 2018.  Kim has been working in the Retail Management and Customer Service field for over 25 years.  Kim and her family have recently moved to the Finger Lakes area from Rochester, NY.  Kim, her husband Tim and her 13 year old son, Jonathan, are looking forward to a fulfilling life as they enjoy family time together and all the outdoor activities the Finger Lakes area has to offer.  Such as walks around the lakes, kayaking and wine tasting.  

Kim is excited to start her new career working with cats and dogs in the veterinary setting.  She has several pets of her own.  Two cats; Berry and Zakrom, a dog Gizmo and a Russian Tortoise named Crush.  

Experience

Extensive management and leadership experience.

Dooley

When not at work being our hospital mascot, Dooley enjoys spending time exploring with Dr. Bob.  He's at his happiest when he is on a hunt!

Interests

Hunting, running, eating, chasing, licking, chewing rawhides, sleeping, Milk Bones, surfing, snuggling.