DR. GARY LAZARUS
is the owner of Rippowam Animal Hospital. He graduated Veterinary School from the University of Pretoria-Onderstepoort, South Africa in 1989. After working as an emergency clinician in a busy urban clinic he immigrated to the United States in 1990. He started working at Rippowam Animal Hospital soon after arriving in America and he purchased the practice in 1993. He has made major upgrades to the hospital over the years making it today’s state-of-the-art facility offering top notch medical and surgical care for your pets. He practices both medicine and surgery, lately expanding his skills by becoming proficient in ultrasound techniques and both rigid and flexible endoscope. He lives in Stamford with his wife, 2 daughters, 3 Scottish Terriers, a Bengal Cat and numerous tropical fish.
DR. KATHLEEN MEENAN
is the Senior Associate Veterinarian of Rippowam Animal Hospital. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Connecticut with a bachelor degree in Animal Science. She then received her doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Kansas State University. She began working at Rippowam Animal Hospital in 2000. In 2002 she completed her first course in Veterinary Orthopedic Manipulation and wanting to expand treatment options for her clients she pursued Veterinary Chiropractic. In 2005 she began an extensive course in Animal Chiropractic and is board certified by the American Veterinary Chiropractic Association. She also has been practicing emergency medicine since 2005. She presently lives in Norwalk with her husband, father, 3 sons, 4 dogs, 5 cats and 9 horses.
DR. DANIEL MARTIN
graduated Magna Cum Laude from Quinnipiac University with a Bachelor Degree in Health Science. He received his doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Ross University located on the Caribbean island of St. Kitts. During his clinical year, he adopted his own four-legged friend named Brennan, aka “Big Doofus.” Dr. Dan’s veterinary passions include surgery, dentistry, preventative healthcare and client education. When he is not taking care of your furry friends, Dr. Dan enjoys anything that involves a beach as well as snowboarding, golfing and bowling with good friends and family."