Hours

Monday: 7:30am-6:00pm

Tuesday: 7:30am-6:00pm

Wednesday: 7:30am-6:00pm

Thursday: 7:30am-6:00pm

Friday: 7:30am-6:00pm

Saturday: 8:00am-1:00pm

Sunday: Closed

David E. Hansen, DVM, FAVD, Dip. AVDC

 

 Dr. Hansen is a native of Nebraska and has been in the veterinary field for over 30 years. He began his career in 1978 after earning an associates degree from the University of Nebraska School of Technical Agriculture, and working as a veterinary technician in Nebraska. Dr. Hansen went on to earn his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1987. Dr. Hansen has been the owner of Town and Country Animal Clinic, a multi-doctor, small animal practice, since 1997, and has been employed here for over 20 years.

 Dr. Hansen recognized the importance that oral health care had on the quality of life of pets, and began additional training in veterinary dentistry. In 2001, he became a Fellow of the Academy of Veterinary Dentistry. In 2006 Dr. Hansen became a Diplomat of the American Veterinary Dental College, in which there are just over 100 of them in the world because it is the most advanced level of certification available in veterinary dentistry; thus allowing Dr. Hansen to state that he is a Veterinary Dental Specialist.

Since 2002, Dr. Hansen has been a consultant for veterinary dentistry at both the University at Buffalo laboratory facility and the Buffalo Zoo. He has performed many advanced dental procedures on tigers, lions, bears, gorillas, and many other zoo animals. Dr. Hansen has also attended over 20 veterinary dentistry seminars, had articles published twice in the annual Veterinary Dental Forum, teaches courses at Medaille College, and has presented over 30 lectures and labs to area veterinarians, technicians, students, and groups.

Dr. Hansen is a member of the: American Veterinary Medical Association, NYS Veterinary Medical Association, WNY Veterinary Medical Association, Buffalo Academy of Veterinary Medicine, Niagara Frontier Veterinary Medical Society, American Veterinary Dental Society, Fellow of the Academy of Veterinary Dentistry, and Diplomat of the American Veterinary Dental College. In 1998 he was appointed to the Veterinary Advisory Board of Medaille College Veterinary Technology program.

Dr. Hansen resides in North Java, NY with his wife of 21 years, Krista. They spend their free time breeding champion Collies and traveling to multiple dog shows throughout the year. Dr. Hansen’s love of Collies allowed him to not only become a member of Fund-raiser for Collie Health Foundation, but also in 2002 he was elected to their Board of Directors.

Maureen Vaillancourt, DVM

 

Dr. Vaillancourt grew up in Hamburg, NY and has lived her whole life in New York State. After attending a kindergarten field trip to a veterinary clinic, she realized that she wanted to dedicate her life to helping animals, and become a veterinarian. Dr. Vaillancourt began her journey by earning a Bachelor’s of Science and Master’s of Art: Biology, at the University at Buffalo. She then moved to Cortland, NY to attend Cornell University; and shortly after received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine.

Dr. Vaillancourt has worked at Town and Country Animal Clinic since 2007. Her special interests in the veterinary field include internal medicine and diagnosing and treating ear infections. Dr. Vaillancourt is a member of the Niagara Frontier Veterinary Society, Western New York Veterinary Medical Society, American Veterinary Medical Association, and participates in Buffalo Academy. Around the clinic Dr. Vaillancourt is known as the “flea picker,” because she has an obsession for finding fleas on patients and then killing them.

Although Dr. Vaillancourt has always hated the cold weather, she and her husband, Brad, currently live in Elma, NY. They have three sons named Vincent, Trevor and Steven who, unlike their mom, enjoy the cold and playing in the snow. Dr. Vaillancourt also has a cat named Cricket and recently adopted an adorable puppy that they named Tucker. She spends most of her free time with her family and also enjoys traveling, trying new restaurants, and she loves to eat candy. 

Amy E. Leach, DVM 

Dr. Amy E. Leach, DVM is originally from Lockport, NY, where her parents still reside. She attended SUNY Buffalo for undergraduate degrees in Psychology and Biological Sciences with a Pre-Medical concentration, graduating Magna cum laude in 2000. While enrolled Dr. Leach studied at Roswell Park Cancer Institute researching treatment for ovarian cancer. She also spent her summers working at Los Alamos National Laboratory in Bioinformatics researching the genomes of various human sexually transmitted pathogens.

In May, 2004, Dr. Leach was conferred the Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine by Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine. After graduation, she donated time as a Surgical Extern at Lollypop Farms Humane Shelter in Rochester, NY, in the summer of 2004. She then practiced as a small animal veterinarian in Amherst, NY for 6 years. After a 2 year stint in Orchard Park, NY, Dr. Leach came to join our team at Town & Country Animal Clinic in 2012.

As a member of their board since 2011, Dr. Leach has helped Rootie's Run, the Hamburg Dog Park, get its feet on the ground as one of the few approved and totally fenced dog parks in the Buffalo area. From 2005 to 2010, Dr. Leach served on the Board of Directors of the Niagara Frontier Veterinary Society. As a part of that organization, she was the Chairperson and Organizer of The Mini Vet School, held in conjunction with UB's School of Biomedical Sciences. In addition, Dr. Leach received the Young Leadership Award from the WNY Veterinary Medical Association in November, 2007, for her involvement in varied local veterinary events. She is also a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Veterinary Information Network, the American Veterinary Dental Society, and the Buffalo Academy of Veterinary Medicine continuing education program. She has attended the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Conference and the American Veterinary Dental Forum nearly every year for the past 8 years.  Her particular areas of interest are dentistry, anesthesia, internal medicine, and pain management.

Dr. Leach and her husband, Richard, married in 2004. They have a beautiful little girl named Talbot, called Tali, and a little boy named Ryce.  Dr. Leach and her family have three dogs named Hazel, Benson, and Sam, all rescued as very sick pups from various SPCA groups. As a family, they enjoy traveling to sunny destinations and spending as much time together as possible reading books, swimming, and playing games.