Dr. Doreen John grew up in Wayland, NY on a purebred sheep farm. As a youth, she was very active in the 4-H Livestock Program showing sheep, chickens, dogs, rabbits, pigs, and more! Doreen first became interested in Veterinary Medicine as a career after attending the Veterinary Open House at Cornell at the age of 11. She attended the University of Rochester for her undergraduate studies, majoring in Molecular Genetics. Doreen graduated in 1986 and proceeded to the NY College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell where she graduated in 1990 with a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. Upon graduation she worked as an associate veterinarian at Stack Animal Hospital in Syracuse, NY prior to opening All Creatures Veterinary Hospital in Seneca Falls with her husband Greg in 1992. As a veterinarian, Dr. Doreen enjoys caring for companion animals primarily. Dr. Doreen’s hobbies include outdoor activities, camping, reading, crafts, and family fun.
Drs. Greg and Doreen own and operate a small sheep farm where the flock is guarded from predators by four Great Pyrenees dogs. The couples’ 3 children, Henry, Spencer, and Murphy, also added a few chickens and a bunny to the barn and each child enjoys his/her own feline friend as well.