Our animal hospital vets in East Amherst

Our Veterinarians

All Creatures Animal Hospital is proud to offer an extensive selection of veterinary care services to residents of East Amherst, NY. Our team of highly trained, professional veterinarians is dedicated to the health and wellness of pets. With years of experience and a commitment to ongoing training and development, you can count on our veterinarians to always provide care that is compassionate and informed.

Alexandra Adamcak, Managing DVM in East Amherst

Alexandra Adamcak
Managing DVM, Dipl ABVP (avian), CVA

Dr. Adamcak graduated from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine in 1993. She continued her education by completing an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at The Animal Medical Center in New York City. She worked in New York City for 4 years in a private small animal practice before following her dream to do a residency. She completed a 2-year residency in avian and exotic companion pet medicine, one of only 5 in the country. In 2000, she passed the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners’ examination to become one of only 125 veterinarians in the world to be recognized as a board certified avian veterinarian. She opened All Creatures Animal Hospital in April of 2003 to provide specialty care for bird and exotic pets in WNY and all surrounding areas. In 2013, she became a Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist through the Chi Institute and is excited to have advanced her specialty skills in treating not only dogs and cats with complementary medicine, but also birds and exotics. Dr. Adamcak is also very knowledgeable in herbal and holistic medicine and she is skilled in the use of laser therapy. She received her Veterinary Acupuncture Certification through the Chi Institute in in 2013.

Professionally, she is active in several veterinary organizations. She was the president elect for the Western New York Veterinary Association. She also services on the examination committee for the American Board of Veterinary Practice and attends each annual Association of Avian Veterinary Conference. She participates in several exotic veterinary on-line groups in order to continue her education.


In addition to being a Managing Veterinarian at All Creatures Animal Hospital, her time is happily consumed by her 3 precious angels, Jack, Olivia and Emmett, her husband Richard and their dog, Clarence.

 

James Albert, Managing DVM at animal hospital in East Amherst

James Albert
Managing DVM

Dr. Albert graduated from Mississippi State in 1994. He practiced equine and large animal medicine in Kentucky upon graduation. He gained valuable emergency medicine and surgical experience while employed at the Greater Buffalo Veterinary Emergency Clinic and opened All Creatures Animal Hospital in April of 2003.. He has been a small animal, avian and exotic doctor since 1995 and most notably was the veterinarian for the Buffalo Zoo. He was the former president of the Niagara Frontier Veterinary Society from 2010-2012 and sat on the board for almost a decade. In 2013 he decided to increase his knowledge in alternative medicine and began to practice the ancient Chinese art of Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine with aspirations of completing his certification in 2014. Dr. Albert is also a consultant to many rescue groups and animal sanctuaries. He provides on site services to many exotic animals from llamas to tigers.

Dr. Albert’s interests include zoo animal medicine, public speaking, and spending time his working dogs, his wife Amy and his three boys, Declan, Aidan and JT.

Sarah Anger, DVM in East Amherst

Sarah Anger
DVM

Dr. Anger earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Equine Science and then her Degree of Veterinary Medicine both at Colorado State University, joining our team in 2015. Dr. Anger enjoys working with all small animals, but especially birds and exotics. Some notable aspects of her training have included time spent with the Denver Zoo; work with a birds of prey rehabilitation program, a zoo in Costa Rica, several large rescue groups for exotic animals and mentorships with multiple exotic animal veterinarians around the country. Dr. Anger's professional interests include exotic animal surgery and canine sports medicine. She is an active participant in dog agility training and competition with her Boston Terrier mix, Breck and Border Collie, Sully. She also has 3 cats (Kevin, Paige and Winnie) and many birds (and a very tolerant husband!). In her free time, Dr. Anger enjoys photography, arts and crafts, and traveling.

Jennifer Zagst, DVM in East Amherst

Jennifer Zagst
DVM

Jennifer Zagst has been working towards her goal of becoming a veterinarian for much of her life. After receiving her BA in Biology from the University of Buffalo, Jennifer attended Ross University on the island of St. Kitts in the West Indies. She studied at Ross for twenty eight months before traveling to Cornell University to complete her clinical year.

Jennifer’s experience in the animal care field extends back to her high school years. Her volunteering and internship history includes work at a wildlife rehabilitation center, a therapeutic riding center, an alpaca farm, a large animal ambulatory service, a small animal clinic, and the Buffalo Zoological gardens, amongst others.

Jennifer’s professional interests include ophthalmology, ultrasonography and soft tissue surgery. She enjoys traveling and swimming, is an avid reader, and a lover of all genres of music and has been part of our All Creatures team since 2009.

Jacqueline Trauterman, DVM in East Amherst

Jacqueline Trauterman
DVM

Dr. Jacqueline Trauterman grew up just outside Austin, Texas. She attended the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas to earn her Bachelor of Arts in Biology with minors in chemistry, mathematics, and Spanish. In Denton, she worked as an emergency veterinary technician for two years. She was brought to upstate New York in 2012 when she moved to Ithaca to attend the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. She moved to Buffalo after graduating with her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2016. Dr. Trauterman's professional interests include avian and exotic pet medicine, emergency medicine, surgery, and anesthesiology. In her free time, she enjoys exploring the beautiful parks of the Buffalo and Niagara Falls areas, reading, and relaxing at home with her two cats, Malachi and Kaiji.

Danelle Capobianco
DVM

Dr. Danelle Capobianco was born and raised in Western New York. She attended Canisius College for her undergraduate studies where she majored in Biology and Animal Behavior, Ecology, and Conservation (ABEC) with minors in Zoo Biology and Anthrozoology. She then moved to Canada to pursue her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at Atlantic Veterinary College in Prince Edward Island. Dr. Capobianco’s professional interests include surgery, cardiology, emergency and critical care, exotic animals, and behavior. In addition, she enjoys practicing acupuncture. Dr. Capobianco has also participated in several veterinary volunteer projects in Thailand, Indonesia, and Nicaragua and hopes to complete more trips to countries in need of veterinary care. In her free time she enjoys running, hiking, traveling, and spending time with her dog and cockatoo, Boone and MB.