Dr. Ruth Peters is experience in both general practice and emergency-only service. She is also trained in acupuncture. Pain control in its various and changing forms is her passion and she also finds treating toxicities and inappropriate ingestions very gratifying.
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia-Maryland Regional College, Blacksburg VA
Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, Berry College, Rome GA
Away from the hospital, Dr. Peters enjoys sewing, hiking and swimming in Lake Winnebago when it’s warm. She has multiple family members of the two-and four-legged variety who fill her life with unending adventures!
Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery - Small Animal
Dr. Piazza enjoys providing the best care possible as part of a collaborative, compassionate team. His clinical interests include minimally invasive surgery (laparoscopy, arthroscopy, mini-surgical approaches, etc.), as well as total joint replacement.
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons-Small Animal
Residency, Small Animal Surgery, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Fellowship, Orthopedic Research, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Internship, Small Animal Surgery, Affiliated Veterinary Specialist, Maitland FL
Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, The Ohio State University, Columbus
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing
Bachelor of Science, Veterinary Science, Michigan State University, East Lansing
Originally from Michigan, Dr. Piazza has spent a fair amount of time traveling internationally, which he enjoys. When not at work, he can be found outdoors, staying active and fit.
Dr. Samantha Vande Hey fell in love with emergency medicine during her internship and works hard to provide excellent care guided with compassion in moments of distress for pet families. Her clinical interests include working with patients in the ICU who need detailed therapy that can change hour by hour.
Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist, Chi Institute, Reddick FL
Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Florida Veterinary Specialists, Tampa
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison
When not working, Dr. Vande Hey enjoys being outside and thrives in summer months with gardening, growing giant pumpkins, horseback riding, cycling, boating, kayaking, barbecues, hiking with her dogs, live music and reading a good book on a hammock.