Dr. Feaster is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine and has extensive experience in companion animal veterinary medicine and surgery. He grew up in Newtown and now resides in New Hope with his wife and young daughter, and their golden doodle (Claude), sheepdog (Nana), French bulldog (Peggy), and shelter cat (Isaac).
Dr. Feaster obtained an engineering degree from Virginia Tech prior to veterinary school and has experience working in veterinary hospitals over the last 25 years. He has volunteered his time performing surgeries for animal shelters, has experience dealing with all common companion animal medical conditions, can perform all routine general surgical procedures on dogs and cats, and also enjoys working with pocket pets and smaller farm animals.
Dr. Miernicki is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine with over 20 years of experience as a practicing veterinarian. She spent a few years working as an Emergency Clinician shortly after graduating from veterinary school and has developed a special interest in Internal Medicine of cats and dogs since that time. She grew up locally and now lives with her husband and two children in Newtown. They have six furry family members, including four dogs [Cheyenne, Watson, Juliette and Wesley] and two kitties [Dewey and Yoshi].
In her spare time, Dr. Miernicki enjoys quiet moments reading and spending time with her family. She also loves the peace and quiet found biking along the canal.
Dr. Karen Becker graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and has enjoyed practicing small animal veterinary medicine in Bucks County and NJ since 2003. She began her residency in Behavior at the University of Pennsylvania with special interests in clinical behavior medicine including canine and feline fear-related aggression, generalized anxiety, and noise phobia. Dr. Becker remains committed to protecting the human animal bond through education on canine and feline communication, instituting proper socialization, and through prevention and treatment of behavioral issues, or medical issues which may contribute to behavior problems. Along with her interests in behavior medicine, she also has a strong interest in internal and geriatric medicine.
Dr. Becker currently serves as President Elect for the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Pet Professional Guild, a group dedicated to promoting force free and ethical training and care of pets. She is Fear Free Certified and advocates for low stress handling and management of our companion animals. She lives in Washington Crossing with her husband, two daughters, 3 dogs (Toby, Sweetie, and Louie), 2 cats (Milo and Otis), and 2 guinea pigs (Dovey and Scarlet). In her down time, she enjoys spending time with her family, gardening, baking, running, and biking.
Dr. Lauren Hakkinen is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine and completed an internship at Red Bank Veterinary Hospital in New Jersey. She has been practicing small animal medicine in Bucks County since 2013. Dr. Hakkinen grew up in the Doylestown area, attended CB East High School and went to Franklin and Marshall College for her undergraduate studies. She has a special interest in preventative medicine, ultrasound and internal medicine, and has also enjoyed working with various dog and cat rescue groups over her career.
Dr. Hakkinen lives in Buckingham with her husband and their rescue dog, “Lucy.” In her free time, she enjoys taking her dog for walks, spending time with friends and family, attempting to grow vegetables, baking, and all things Disney.
Dr. Max Kramer is a graduate of the Kansas State College of Veterinary Medicine with particular interests in companion animal surgery, preventative medicine, and ‘pocket pets’. He studied Veterinary and Biomedical Science at Penn State University, where he also minored in Biology.
Dr. Kramer grew up in Doylestown, where he attended CB East High School. He is a life long animal lover, and lives in Doylestown with his Corn Snake, Maisie. In his spare time, Dr. Kramer enjoys performing and listening to music, reading, playing video games, and spending time with friends and family.