Join us Thursday, April 30th, 2020 at 4:30pm EST for a useful webinar hosted by Brio Benefits, and our friends at Veterinary Practice Partners.

Hear from the veterinarians/owners of Pound Ridge Animal Hospital and Pure Paws of Hell's Kitchen/Clinton Hill on their recommendations when you get a new dog or a puppy!


Topics will include:

  • Recommended vaccinations
  • Recommendations on Pet Health Insurance (is it worth it?)
  • What is microchipping and should I do it?
  • Review of neuters and spays- what when why?
  • What should I feed this pup?


For any and all questions you would like to see answered during the webinar, please email:

See below to learn about our speakers.

Dr Schilke

Dr. Hillary Schilke

DVM, Co-Owner, & Medical Director of Pound Ridge Animal Hospital

Dr. Hillary Schilke grew up in South Salem, New York, and Pound Ridge Veterinary Center was her family’s veterinarian when she was a child. She worked at Pound Ridge Vet as a veterinary assistant from 2000-2005 before becoming a veterinarian. Pound Ridge Veterinary Center   is happy to welcome back Dr. Schilke as our new medical director and co-owner.

Dr. Schilke cannot think of a better way to spend her days than in the company of dogs and cats, especially when that means providing health and healing. She attended many schools around the globe while earning her degree in veterinary medicine. Dr. Schilke’s pre-veterinary course was attained at Fairfield University in Connecticut. The tropical region of Grenada, West Indies, was her home as she completed her first three years of veterinary school from 2000-2003 at St. George’s University. Dr. Schilke completed her final year of clinical rotations at the University of Minnesota. Since her graduation as a DVM, she has practiced veterinary medicine at several facilities in the United States prior to returning to Pound Ridge Veterinary Center.

Dr. Liff

Dr. Stephanie Liff

DVM & Owner of Pure Paws Veterinary Care of Clinton Hill

Dr. Liff grew up in Cleveland, Ohio and attended the University of Michigan before graduating from the  University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in  2009. She moved to New York for an internship at BluePearl Veterinary Partners in Manhattan before joining Pure Paws. When out of the office, she enjoys spinning, exploring new restaurants and travelling. She is also an  avid Michigan Wolverines fan! She has a special interest in internal medicine and dermatology.

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