Meet the Team at Hackettstown Animal Hospital
Meet our dedicated team at Hackettstown Animal Hospital in Hackettstown, NJ, where each member goes the extra mile to ensure your furry companions receive compassionate care. Our philosophy is to provide quality care to our clients in a professional and efficient manner.
Get to Know Our Hackettstown, NJ Veterinary Team
DR. ALEX COJOCAR
DR. COJOCAR'S BIO
Dr. Cojocar lives on a small horse and tree farm in Hope Township with his wife Deborah and daughter Lauren. They breed Morgan horses and have two cherished and spoiled English Setters and three rescued barn cats.
DR. KRIS KIRACOFE
DR. KIRACOFE'S BIO
Dr. Kris was raised on a dairy farm in southwestern Ohio and currently resides in Mansfield Township, NJ with her dog and two cats. Her hobbies include gardening and landscaping projects on her property as well as caring for about 100 houseplants.
DR. SUSAN BAHR
DR. BAHR'S BIO
Dr. Susan grew up in Sparta, NJ, and currently resides in Hunterdon County on a small farm with her husband John and daughter Jillian. She has 7 dogs, 2 horses, 1 cat, and 1 hermit crab.
Dr. Susan enjoys cycling, figure skating, running, and horseback riding, in addition to photography and digital scrapbooking.
DR. JOAN TYMINSKI
DR. TYMINSKI'S BIO
We want to thank Dr. Tyminski for 25 years of dedication to our practice. She will be missed by her clients, patients, and team. We wish her all the best in retirement.
Dr. Joan Tyminski holds a B.S. and doctor of veterinary medicine degree from Michigan State University. She has been in general practice since 1982 and has a special interest in holistic medicine (Acupuncture, Chinese herbs, laser therapy, and supplements) and gives support for her aging patients through nutrition.
Born and raised in Ridgefield, Connecticut, she now resides in Mount Arlington, NJ with her husband Stefan of 25 years and her son Timothy.
Dr. Tyminski loves to read, camp, trek, and travel (especially the Thousand Islands). Even after 30 years, she still finds her profession exciting and enjoys learning new things to benefit her patients.
DR. ELIZABETH BELL
DR. BELL's Bio
Bio coming soon!
Dr. Anthony Long
DR. Long's Bio
Dr. Dana Nause
Dr. Nause's Bio
Dr. Scott Thornton
Dr. Thornton's Bio
Dr. Scott Thornton graduated from Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA. After many years as a serial entrepreneur, he decided to go back to school to follow his childhood dream of becoming a veterinarian. After graduating from Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Scott joined the team at Hackettstown Animal Hospital, who had already been caring for his animals for several years. He practices passionate care for his patients and his clinical interests include chronic pain management and behavior modification.
Dr. Scott grew up in Whippany, NJ, and currently resides in Boonton Twp, NJ, with his wife. They are longtime newfoundland owners and currently have two newfs that rule their home.
During his away from vet med, Dr. Scott enjoys snow and water skiing, sailing and generally being outdoors.