Our Staff

Alan S. Hans, DVM, Owner

Originally from Queens, New York, Dr. Alan Hans founded the Woodstock Animal Hospital in 1981 and the Port Ewen Animal Hospital in 1993. The Ark Animal Hospital was "born" in May of 2011. Dr. Hans did his undergraduate studies at SUNY Buffalo and Columbia University which led to veterinary studies at The University of Liege in Brussels, then internships at The Animal Medical Center in NYC and Cornell University in Ithica, New York. When Dr. Hans leaves the practice at night, he goes home to his 2 labs, Molly and Ben, and his cat Ella.

Years in Practice: 37

Education: The University of Liege

Specialties: Dog and Cat lover.

Email: wdstdvm@yahoo.com




 Kim Chase - Practice Manager of Woodstock Animal Hospital

Kim Chase

Kim is a Woodstock native that has worked at the Woodstock Animal Hospital since December of 1988, and is the practice manager. She is a graduate of Onteora High School and Ulster County Community College. Kim and her husband Tom have two adult childen, Kate and Cody. Kim also has 2 great danes, Spencer and Grace, a mastiff mix, Cooper, 2 fuzzy felines, Jewel and Finn, 1 very large percheron horse, Goose (he came named), a goat named Libby, a flock of chickens and guenea hens. 

Years in Practice: 27

Education: UCCC 1976

Specialties: Practice Manager

Email: wdstdvm@yahoo.com 





Amber Boice

Amber grew up in Ravena, NY. She now lives in Catskill, with her boyfriend Jeremy and their 11 children (all kitties). Amber joined the Woodstock team in February 2010. Amber is the Kennel Manager, a vet assistant, and the groomer in our Purr-fect Barks and Bubbles Salon.

Years in Practice: 5

Specialties: Amber LOVES kitties!!

Email: wdstdvm@yahoo.com





Jennifer Van Steenburg

Jenn was born in Catskill, NY and grew up in Saugerties, NY. She joined the Woodstock Animal Hospital in 2010 as a client care specialist and vet assistant. Jenn is a graduate of Saugerties High School, then attended CGCC and The Gulf Coast College in Mississppi. She enjoys photography, baseball, and scrap booking. Jenn is accompanied by her husband Nick and their very handsome sons, Aiden and Liam.

Years in Practice: 5

Education: The Gulf Coast College

Specialties: Likes working with animals

Email: wdstdvm@yahoo.com 





Kathleen Jackson

Kathy is a native to Columbia County, New York. She has an associates degree from Columbia Greene CC and also has taken Vet Tech classes from St Petersburg Junior College online in Florida. She has worked in veterinary hospitals since 1985. Kathy has been with our practices since August 2011. She resides in Phoenicia, New York with her husband and son, a Jack Russel Terrier, and 2 cats.

Years in Practice: 3

Education: Columbia Greene CC

Specialties: Great with animals!

Email: wdstdvm@yahoo.com





Breana Wynkoop

Breana graduated from SUNY Ulster's veterinary technician program and became a licensed vet tech in January 2012. Breana was raised on a farm and current owns horses, cows, goats, chickens, ducks, and rabbits, in addition to her dogs and cats. In her spare time, she love riding horses, hiking, hunting, fishing, kayaking, and many other outdoor activities.

Years in Practice: 3

Education: SUNY Ulster

Specialties: Compassionate to all animals

Email: wdstdvm@yahoo.com




Donna Rogan

Donna is a Tennessee native who moved north in 2013. Donna started work here in April 2014.  She works at both the Woodstock and Port Ewen offices as a client care specialist. Donna has an absolute love for cats, especially her cat, Miley. Donna also loves mac and cheese, and the New England Patriots.

Years in Practice: 1

Education: East Tennessee State University

Specialties: Cats!



 David Hans

David has been a Woodstock resident most of his life, and graduated from Onteora High School in 2013.
David has owned and cared for many animals over the years including, dogs, cats, rabbits, snakes, horses, and fish.
Currently he works as both a receptionist, and a kennel assistant at the Woodstock and Port Ewen hospitals.
He enjoys getting to work with animals and making sure that they go home happy and healthy.




Emile Menasche

Emile was born and raised in New York City. He now lives in Pine Hill, with his Labrador "Jeter." He joined the Woodstock Animal Hospital in August of 2015, as a Client Care Specialist. Emile enjoys working with animals, and the people who love them. Emile is passionate about skiing, and is a big fan of the Yankees and the NY Rangers.

 Years in Practice: 1

Education: Baruch College, NYC

Specialties: Dog lover!



Darby Quinn 

Darby is a Kingston native who graduated from SUNY Ulster's Veterinary Technician program in 2014. She Joined our team shortly after in the fall of 2015, pursuing her passion for helping animals. Darby lives locally with her 4yr old Jack Russel Terrier mix named Stark, 3 cat; Simba, Cruella, and Sebastian, 2 bearded dragons and a corn snake. She enjoys spending her free time outdoors hiking and swimming and is a big supporter of animal adoption and rescue! 

 Years in Practice: 1

Education: SUNY Ulster

Specialties: All creatures, big and small