Dr. Lucia obtained her PHD from Harvard University in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics in 1990. She then went on to Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine and obtained her DVM license in 1994. Dr. Lucia has been with Stack Hospital for Pets since 1994. Dr. Lucia has been a co-owner of Stack Hospital for Pets since 1998. She currently resides in Fabius, NY with her husband and two sons, along with her 5 cats, and 3 dogs
Dr. Ziegler has been in Syracuse her entire life, she graduated from Jamesville- Dewitt Highschool and during her highschool education she worked at Stack Hospital for Pets as a kennel attendant.
She graduated from Cornell University with a bachelors of Science in 1991. Dr. Ziegler then went on and graduated from Atlantic Veterinary College at Prince Edward Island Canada where she graduated second in her class.
Dr. Ziegler has co-owned Stack Hospital for Pets with her business partner, Dr. Patricia Lucia since 1998. She currently resides in Pompey with her husband, 1 dog, 2 cats, 4 goats, 20 birds, fish and a turtle. Her passion for animals is not only professional but at the root of everything she does.
Dr. Ziegler was honored by Excellence in Healthcare by Bankers Health Care Group as CNY's 2017 Veterinarian of the year.
Dr. Carter was born and raised in South Onondaga, New York, where he attended South Onondaga Central High school. He has spent time working as an assistant in several Veterinary Clinics in the area, but spent the most of his time at The Lafayette Veterinary Clinic in Lafayette, New York. Dr. Carter graduated from SUNY-ESF in 2014 with a Bachelors in Environmental Biology and Microscopy, with Honors, Cum Laude, after which he attended veterinary school at the Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine in Manhattan, Kansas. There, he kindled a strong interest for surgery, pain management, and exotic companion mammals. His passion for Veterinary Medicine is grounded in the animal’s need for gentle care and the easing of pain and discomfort.
Dr. Carter currently lives in South Onondaga with his special needs, geriatric cat