Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team.

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Holistic Pet Care in Little Falls. We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets! Please call us to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!

Dr. Gerald Buchoff, BVScAH

Veterinarian
Dr. Buchoff received his pre-vet B.S. degree and an M.S. in Immunology from Rutgers University in New Jersey. He received his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine (BVScAH) from G.B. Pant University in India. He has completed numerous courses in alternative modalities including homeopathy, Veterinary Orthopedic Manipulation (chiropractic), acupuncture, glandular nutritional therapy, cold laser therapy, and Reiki. Before opening up Holistic Pet Care, PA, Dr. Buchoff owned and operated North Bergen Animal Hospital in North Bergen, NJ for almost 20 years. Professionally, Dr. Buchoff served four years as President of the Northern New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association and more recently as Vice President and President of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association (2002-2006). You may see him on reruns of The Pet Stop (New 12 NJ-TV), which he hosted for 50 episodes. He has been featured in newspapers, magazines, and on television and radio.

Dr. Buchoff received his pre-vet B.S. degree and an M.S. in Immunology from Rutgers University in New Jersey. He received his Doctorate in Veterinary ... Show More

Dr. Beth Hirsch, DVM, CVA, AVCA certified chiropractic practitioner

Veterinarian

Dr. Beth Hirsch is a veterinarian certified in animal chiropractic (AVCA) and acupuncture (CVA) who is very passionate about offering holistic treatment options for her patients. She has been an equine veterinarian for over 10 years. Since introducing small animal and equine chiropractic services to her practice 4 years ago, she has now chosen to focus solely on holistic veterinary medicine, with an emphasis on hands-on chiropractic care. Her graduate education started with an Equine Science/Pre-veterinary Medicine Bachelor of Science degree at Otterbein College in Ohio. She graduated from veterinary school at The Ohio State University in 2008. She then moved to New Jersey in 2009 after completion of a year-long internship at a lameness/sports horse practice in Illinois, finished a certification in acupuncture through the Chi Institute in 2009, and in 2014 began her chiropractic journey with Animal Chiropractic Education Source in Texas. She completed her coursework and became AVCA certified in 2015. She then moved to New Jersey and worked in a general ambulatory equine/camelid practice, eventually purchasing it. She added canine integrative veterinary services following her training and AVCA chiropractic certification. Dr.Hirsch has been continually amazed by the power of the body to heal itself with some support and help especially via chiropractic. During this time she realized her heart was not in the western veterinary medicine approach and she chose to solely focus on holistic veterinary care. She is excited to have joined our team and is enjoying working with clients on creating a management plan to optimize health and wellness through a holistic approach. The tools she reaches for most frequently for her patients include chiropractic, functional nail trimming, acupuncture, and other Chinese modalities, animalEO essential oils, and diet. BEMER therapy is another modality she is excited to be able to offer. She currently resides in New Jersey with her fiance Ray, 3 ragdoll cats, a French Bulldog, a couple of Australian Whites tree frogs and numerous fish.

Dr. Beth Hirsch is a veterinarian certified in animal chiropractic (AVCA) and acupuncture (CVA) who is very passionate about offering holistic treatme ... Show More

Dr. Mandeep Mini, DVM

Veterinarian
Dr. Mandeep Mini wanted to be a veterinarian for as long as she can remember. An avid lover of pets, she is a graduate from Punjab Agriculture University in India. Dr. Mini has over 12 years of experience in Veterinary Practice spanning across emergency and critical care medicine, pet shelter care establishments, holistic care and various other private practices for small animals. Due to her Indian heritage and exposure to alternative medicine, Ayurveda cure very early on, she is passionate about Holistic medicine, Chiropractic, and Acupuncture which offers a wide range of highly effective cures, many of which are more effective than chemical equivalents. Dr. Mini is an active member of AVMA and AAVIO (American Association of Veterinarians of Indian Origin) Dr. Mini loves nature and enjoys traveling around the world with her husband and two kids

Dr. Mandeep Mini wanted to be a veterinarian for as long as she can remember. An avid lover of pets, she is a graduate from Punjab Agriculture Univers ... Show More

Dr Rohini Tirumala Sathish

Holistic Integrative Veterinarian
Dr Rohini Tirumala Sathish BVSC & AH MSC MRCVS MHAO MCIVT is an award winning, highly experienced Holistic Integrative Veterinarian and a Qualified Animal Healer. She has a proven 21yr track record as a successful Veterinary surgeon and popular clinician in both the United Kingdom and India. She regularly appears on Global Television and radio, answering questions on pet health and animal welfare. She qualified as a Veterinary surgeon from a reputed university in Southern India. During her graduation, she was awarded the “Best Lady Veterinarian” prize and gold medals in recognition of her academic excellence. Due to Rohini’s ardent desire to better the welfare of stray dogs, she worked as Humane Education Officer and Veterinarian for an Animal Welfare Charity called Compassion Unlimited Plus Action in Bangalore, which was founded by Crystal Rogers.

Dr Rohini Tirumala Sathish BVSC & AH MSC MRCVS MHAO MCIVT is an award winning, highly experienced Holistic Integrative Veterinarian and a Qualifie ... Show More

Barb Keefe

Practice Manager
'Barb' had been managing animal hospitals for nearly 10 years; and she is bringing that experience and organization to our little clinic. Graduating with a Bachelor's degree in Management/marketing from Kean University; she hopes to make a different for the veterinary staff so they can provide optimal care for the patients. When not managing and organizing the staff, she spends her time travelling across the world from places across Europe, Russia, Mexico, Canada and the Article Circle. Her motto is, "always do your best. That's all you can do."

'Barb' had been managing animal hospitals for nearly 10 years;show more

Kristen Cappucio

Receptionist
Kristen has always been an animal lover, she has been part of our Holistic Pet Care family for 6 years. She is married, has two adult children and soon to be a grandmother. She currently has 4 four-legged kids, cats Felix, Cheech, and Daisy the pooch.

Kristen has always been an animal lover, she has been part of our Holistic Pet Care family for 6 years. She is married, has two adult children and soo ... Show More

Samantha K. Nanita

Office Assistant
Samantha is our Office Assistant to help manage our daily operations. Graduating in 2010 from Berkley College with a Bachelor’s Degree in HR Management, she is quite experiences in managing staff and clients in the veterinary field.
Sensible, organized and considerate, Sam just wants a nice, steady job where she can be happy doing what she enjoys and grow with those around her.
She’s going to bring a can-do attitude to our little clinic with her motto, “look on the bright side.”

Samantha is our Office Assistant to help manage our daily operations. Graduating in 2010 from Berkley College with a Bachelor’s Degree in HR Management...Show More

Sabila Nazim

Receptionist
(biography coming soon)

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IshaMarie Valentine

Receptionist/Veterinary Technician
“Isha,” is new to the veterinary world; but like her personality, takes on any new challenges and experiences with high spirits and a big smile. Starting in 2020, she quickly excelled as a receptionist and has begun cross-training as a vet tech to expand her awareness in the field. Before coming to HPC, she obtained her personal training certification at the American Sports & Fitness Association (ASFA) and was a personal trainer in her local area. She hopes to one day own and operate her own body sculpting and health business to provide for herself and her daughter Zayla.

“Isha,” is new to the veterinary world; but like her personality, takes on any new challenges and experiences with high spirits and a big smile. Start ... Show More

Stephanie Fernandez

Surgical Head Technician
Stephanie has always been passionate about animals. She began working hands-on at Petsmart as a PetCare Lead for the past 6 years. Stephanie joined our team 5 years ago. She received her degree in biology and will go on to pursue a degree as a Veterinarian. Stephanie is a mom of beautiful twin girls Anna and Amy and expecting a beautiful baby boy in May 2020. Stephanie also enjoys her time and taking long walks with her 2 dogs Jaxson and Bella, and also gives her love and attention to her leopard gecko who she truly adores. Stephanie has accomplished and worked hard to be one of our leaders as the technician.

Stephanie has always been passionate about animals. She began working hands-on at Petsmart as a PetCare Lead for the past 6 years. Stephanie joined ou ... Show More

Angel Torres

Veterinary Technician
Sabila graduated from Montclair State University with a degree in psychology. She hopes to become a therapist in the future. She has always had an immense love for animals and is thrilled to be working in an environment where she is constantly surrounded by our furry friends. Her favorite movie is “Hachi” a dog tale (which she highly recommends for everyone) and in her spare time, she enjoys hiking, going to the city, baking desserts and spending quality time with our house cat Thirteen. Sabila has been part of our family team for 3 years and we are so glad to have her.

Angel came to us in 2020 and has been a young, shining star in the clinic. He keeps an open mind to absorb everything ... Show More

Gianna Capasso

Veterinary Technician
Gianna “Gia” Capasso started with us in October 2021, and has incorporated her unique kitty proficiency into our clinic. Having 3 years of experience as a vet tech, she has come to us to expand her abilities and find a place where she can do the most good. She dedicates herself to working with animals for business and pleasure, volunteering her free time to local: animal shelters, rescues, and sanctuaries; as well as tending to her dog (Lola) and 6 cats (Sam, Theo, Sylvester, Zoey, Midnight, and Daisy). Her motto, “give it to God, always!!”

Gianna “Gia” Capasso started with us in October 2021, and has incorporated her unique kitty proficiency into our clinic. Having 3 years of experience ... Show More

Rob Giambra

Veterinary Technician
Always a crowd favorite, this life-sized teddy bear greets everyone with a big smile and an even bigger heart. Rob graduated top of his class in a medical assistant school. He has since worked in nursing homes, physical therapy and dialysis. Rob has always had a real love for animals and jumped at the chance to help out our four-legged friends. Rob is a man of strong faith, compassion, and kindness. He is also hilarious, Rob loves to make people laugh. He prides himself on being a great teammate and overall joy to be around. Rob is also an aspiring children’s book author and songwriter. He enjoys traveling with his lovely wife and has 2 wonderful cats. Although he has been with us for a short time we are excited to have him be part of our family team.

Always a crowd favorite, this life-sized teddy bear greets everyone with a big smile and an even bigger heart. Rob graduated top of his class in a med ... Show More

Monae Murphy

Veterinary Technician
Monae Murphy is a unique and pleasant addition to our team. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science from Tuskegee University in Alabama, she has traveled great distances to expand her knowledge so she may one day become a veterinarian with her own practice. She spends her downtime crafting various DYI projects, bonding with her great dane-assuie mix Apollo, and studying animal nutrition to achieve her dream of making her own pet treats. Monae came to us amid the pandemic and has been an angel enlightening the staff to new crafts and nutrition facts.

Monae Murphy is a unique and pleasant addition to our team. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science from Tuskegee University in Alabama, she has tr ... Show More

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