Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team!

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Hamilton Animal Care in Lehigh Valley! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!

Please call or text us at 610-395-0707 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!

Meet Our Veterinarians

Dr. Lisa Scibetta, DVM


• Professional Experience: Lehigh Valley veterinarian since 1994. Practice owner, manager, organizer, practicing DVM, and primary surgeon
• Professional Interests: Surgery, ophthalmology, clinical pathology, client education and communication, and making our hospital rise to the top every day
• Personal Interests: exercise, riding, reading, writing, waterskiing, boating
• Pets: Two horses (Peter and Boaz), three dogs (Mouse, Olivia, Willow), one cat (White Paws)
• Cornell University, Animal Science, cum laude 1990 • University of Illinois, DVM, cum laude 1994 • Small animal medicine and surgery student intern, 1993-1994 • Clinical Pathology Laboratory technician, 1992-1994

Dr. Owen DeVos, DVM


• Professional Experience: Has been a veterinarian in the Lehigh Valley since 1993
• Professional Interests: Dentistry, surgery, radiology, ultrasound, exotic animal medicine
• Hobbies: Mountain biking, swimming, working outdoors, family time
• Pets: Two horses (Boaz and Peter), , three dogs (Mouse, Olivia, and WIllow), one cat (White Paws)
• University of Illinois, Animal Science, 1989 • University of Illinois, DVM, 1993

Dr. Roxann Betz, DVM


• Began working at Hamilton Animal Care in 2005
• Hometown: Boyertown, PA
• Professional Interests: Surgery, Dentistry, Dermatology, Infectious Diseases
• Personal Interests: Sports, played competitive lacrosse and field hockey, gardening, family time
• Pets: 5 dogs Sydney, Chele, Ellie, Rudi, and Wrigley and 7 cats Maggie, Marley, Jolene, Daisey, Sammy, L.J., and Buddy
• Bloomsburg University, Biology, 2001 • University of Illinois, DVM, 2005

Dr. Emily Zhang, DVM


• Joined Hamilton Animal Care team June 2017
• Hometown: Queens, NY
• Professional Interests: behavior modification, shelter medicine
• Personal Interests: playing video games, traveling, eating, dancing, origami, and training cats to do cool tricks
• Pets: Jiji, 5.5 year old female, domestic short hair cat and Sora, a 2 year old male, domestic medium hair cat
Education: •University of Massachusets - Amherst 2013 • Cornell University, DVM 2017

Dr. Sylvia Pawlinski, DVM


• Joined Hamilton Animal Care team May 2018
• Hometown: Central PA
• Professional Interests: exotics, cats, behavior, nutrition
• Personal Interests: fly-fishing, spin-fishing, gardening
• Pets: Spriggan, 9 yr old cat; Munchkin, adult Rosehair Tarantula; flock of Welsummer Hens; Woma Python; Kenyan Sand Boa; Russian Tortoise; Similis Tree Monitor; Belgian Hare
Education: •Cornell University, undergrad • Cornell University, DVM

Dr. Andrew Facchiano, DVM


• Joined Hamilton Animal Care team June 2018
• Hometown: Allentown, PA
• Professional Interests: internal medicine, surgery, dentistry
• Personal Interests: painting, swimming, cooking, playing video games, reading sci-fi/mystery/fantasy novels
• Pets: Kiko, 10 yr old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Buster, a 5 yr old Domestic Shorthair Cat
Education: •Muhlenberg College, Biology major & Studio Art minor 2014 • Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, DVM 2018

Dr. Ashley Hager, DVM


• Joined Hamilton Animal Care team October 2018
• Hometown: Chemung, NY
• Professional Interests: internal medicine, dermatology
• Personal Interests: sewing, crafting, baking, hiking, riding ATVs, spending time with family
• Pets: Tread, a 5-year-old Beagle, and Kitty, an 8-year-old domestic short hair
Education: •Keuka College, Biochemistry 2014 • Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, DVM 2017