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Jamie Kubic, LVT

Technician Manager
Licensed Veterinary Technician

Jamie began working at Apple Country as a licensed veterinary technician in July of 2010. She graduated from the Alfred State College Veterinary Technician program in 2007. Jamie’s veterinary interests include dentistry and laser therapy. In her free time she enjoys crafting, being outdoors and reading. She lives with her husband and son in Rochester. They have a boxer mix named Annie, boston terrier named Zeppelin and two cats, Fisher and Grizzly.

Tammy Haffen, LVT
Licensed Veterinary Technician

Tammy graduated from Greece Olympia High School in 1997. She attended MCC for 1 year then transferred to Medaille College in Buffalo, New York. Tammy graduated with an Associates Degree in Science and became licensed as a veterinary technician in 2000.  

Tammy started working at Apple Country Veterinary Hospital in 2009. Her professional interests include phlebotomy, anesthesia, and dentistry. She is passionate about caring for our patients and working with their families.

Outside of work she enjoys camping, traveling and spending time with her family. She is a big Disney fan and enjoys cruises.

Tammy lives with her husband and her 3 boys. They have 1 cat named Black Jack and a pit bull mix named Riley. 

Stephanie DiPonzio, LVT 
Licensed Veterinary Technician

Stephanie graduated from Greece Odyssey High School. She attended William Smith College and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology. She continued her education at SUNY Delhi, graduating with her Associate’s in Veterinary Science & Technology in 2015. She began working at Apple Country Veterinary Hospital and Erie Canal Animal Hospital later that year.

Stephanie enjoys helping to educate pet owners to help them provide the best possible care for their pets. She also likes to be involved in community outreach including rabies clinics and open houses that the hospitals provide. 

Outside of work, Stephanie enjoys camping and hiking with her husband and Australian Shepherd mix Jake. She also enjoys various artistic activities including painting, coloring, knitting, and sewing. She often partakes in these activities surrounded by several of her other pets, which include five cats (Rosie, Attica, Jax, Leia, Velvet), three rats (Bernie, Bennie, Missy), and two guinea pigs (Pumba, Zazu).

Irene Youngman, LVT
Licensed Veterinary Technician

Irene graduated from Franklinville High School and Ellicottville BOCES with a focus in Animal Science. She then attended Genesee Community College where she was awarded an Associate's in Applied Science (AAS) in Veterinary Technology in 2016. She is also a member of the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA).

Prior to working at ACVH/ECAH, Irene worked as a Veterinary Assistant at another small animal veterinary clinic. After finishing her internship with us, she began working at ACVH/ECAH in March 2016. Her professional interests include anesthesia, laboratory diagnostics, venipuncture and canine behavior. 

Outside of work she enjoys playing video games, crocheting, camping, walking her dogs and being outdoors. She lives in Albion with her significant other, Henry. At home, Irene currently has a very sweet Chocolate Lab named Leona and a very energetic German shepherd named Greta. 

Hannah Cliff, LVT
Veterinary Technician Student

Hannah graduated from Hilton High School. Hannah is currently in the Veterinary Technician program through San Juan College Online Degree Program and will be graduating in Spring 2017.  She began working at both Apple Country Veterinary Hospital and Erie Canal Veterinary Hospital as a veterinary assistant in October 2015, while studying to become a veterinary technician. Her professional interests include surgery and providing client education.  Outside of work, Hannah is an active member of Rescued Treasures Pet Adoptions, a local rescue in the greater Rochester area.  She currently lives in Spencerport with her kitten Dora. 

Katie Schmeer
Veterinary Technician Student

Katie began working as a kennel and veterinary assistant at Apple Country in February of 2012. Katie also works at our offices as a receptionist and is training to become a veterinary technician. She is currently pursuing her degree in veterinary technology at San Juan College. Her veterinary interests include; surgical nursing and alternative therapies. In her free time she enjoys baking, snowmobiling and doing home improvement projects with her boyfriend on their new home. Katie has 2 rescued German shorthair pointers named Lucy and Scarlet, and a rabbit named Chattahoochee who was her companion pet while she was away at college.  

Office Hours

Monday8:00 AM7:00 PM
Tuesday8:00 AM4:00 PM
Wednesday8:00 AM7:00 PM
Thursday8:00 AM5:00 PM
Friday8:00 AM4:00 PM
Saturday8:00 AM12:00 PM
* Office hours are by appointment only and are subject to change. We are currently open every other Saturday for appointments. 

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