Our Team

Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team!

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Sand Creek Animal Hospital in Albany! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!

Please call us at 518-446-9171 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!

    Owners/Veterinarians

  • Anne Marie Carmichael, D.V.M.

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Carmichael has been proudly operating Sand Creek Animal Hospital with her husband…
  • Matthew McDaniel, D.V.M.

    Veterinarian

    Dr. McDaniel has been proudly operating Sand Creek Animal Hospital with his wife since…

    Associate Veterinarians

  • David Sonnekalb, D.V.M.

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Sonnekalb grew up in Guilderland and graduated from Guilderland High School in 2000.…
  • Gina Watzka, D.V.M.

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Gina Watzka joined the Sand Creek team on June 30, 2014. Dr. Watzka was raised in…
  • Brittany Farron, D.V.M.

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Brittany Farron received her Bachelor’s degree in biology and chemistry from Mount…

    Veterinary Assistants

  • Amelia

    Technician Assistant

    Amelia is a Technician Assistant who joined our team in September 2014. She is a graduate…
  • Blair

    Technician Assistant

    Blair became a member of the Sand Creek team in January 2014 as a Veterinary Assistant.…
  • Erin K.

    Erin K. joined our team in August 2017 as a Veterinary Assistant. She loves working with…
  • Jacqueline

    Veterinary Assistant

    Jacqueline joined the Sand Creek team as a Veterinary Assistant in July 2017.…
  • Jenna

    Technician Assistant

    Jenna returned to the Sand Creek team in September 2015 as a Technician Assistant. She…
  • Peter

    Veterinary Assistant

    Peter joined the Sand Creek team as a Veterinary Assistant in May 2015. He is a graduate…
  • Rachel

    Veterinary Assistant

    Rachel joined our team in July 2014 as a Veterinary Assistant. She is a graduate of SUNY…
  • Ryan

    Technician Assistant

    Ryan joined our team in June 2007. He started off as one of our Veterinary Assistants and…
  • Sian

    Veterinary Assistant

    Sian is a Veterinary Assistant who joined our team in April 2016.  Her family now lives…
  • Sierra

    Veterinary Assistant

    We welcomed Sierra to our team in August 2015 as a Veterinary Assistant. Prior to moving…

    Licensed Veterinary Technicians

  • Stephen

    LVT

    Welcome back Stephen! Stephen originally joined the Sand Creek team in October 2009. He…
  • Erin L.

    Licensed Veterinary Technician

    Erin began working at Sand Creek in November 2008. She is also a Licensed Veterinary…
  • Renee

    Licensed Veterinary Technician

    Renee joined the health care team at Sand Creek Animal Hospital in January 2011. She is a…
  • Erin B.

    Licensed Veterinary Technician

    Erin is one of our Licensed Veterinary Technicians who joined our team in April 2014. She…
  • Jessica

    Licensed Veterinary Technician

    Jessica joined the Sand Creek team in November 2016.…
  • Morgan

    Licensed Veterinary Technician

    Morgan joined the Sand Creek team in June 2016.…
  • Meagan

    Licensed Veterinary Technician

    Meagan is a Licensed Veterinary Technician who joined the Sand Creek AH team in February…

    Receptionists

  • Ashley

    Receptionist

    Ashley joined the Sand Creek family as a receptionist in May 2015. Ashley graduated from…
  • Heather

    Receptionist

    Heather joined the Sand Creek team in May 2016.  Her favorite patients to work with here…
  • Tammy

    Receptionist

    Tammy has returned to Sand Creek Animal Hospital as a Receptionist. She originally began…
  • Lauren

    Receptionist

    Lauren joined our team as a Receptionist in September 2017.…

    Management Team

  • Donna

    Practice Manager

    Donna joined the team in February 2005. She is the Practice Manager. She graduated from…
  • Chrystean

    Business Manager

    Chrystean began working at Sand Creek in September of 2002. She is the Business Manager.…