Mark is originally from Texas but considers Vermont his adopted home. Originally he went to school to study physics and worked as an engineer for Lockheed-Martin in New Mexico and then IBM right here in Essex Junction, before finally going back to school to become a veterinarian.
Mark received his veterinary degree from Tufts University and completed an internship at Cornell University before becoming an emergency veterinarian in Cape Cod. He enjoys ice hockey, cycling, hiking, motorsports, or just basically 'fixing things'. His favorite aspect of veterinary medicine is surgery but enjoys the challenge of working with clients to solve all manner of ailments. Mark lives in Essex with his cat, Chela, and two hound puppies, Sadie and Lucy.
Dr. Kratochvil has been a member of the GMAH veterinary team since 2010 and in 2020 became co-owner of Green Mountain Animal Hospital. She was born in the Netherlands and graduated from Utrecht University Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in 2001. Before moving to the USA she worked as a small animal veterinarian in the Netherlands and the UK. She came to the USA in 2004 and practiced at a feline hospital in upstate NY, at a small animal hospital in Ithaca, NY and also in Lebanon, NH before finding her “home” here at GMAH. She is a member of the American Association of Feline Practitioners, the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Vermont Veterinary Medical Association.
Dr. Kratochvil enjoys all aspects of canine and feline medicine and enjoys establishing lifelong relationships with her patients and clients. She enjoys running, hiking with her dogs and spending time with her family. Dr. Kratochvil lives in Burlington with her husband, 2 daughters and 3 mixed breed dogs- Speckles, Moe and Pip.
Dr. Adrienne Snider was born and raised in Vermont. She studied Animal Science at the University of Vermont before attending veterinary school at Western University of Health Sciences in California.
Adrienne has been practicing small animal medicine since graduation and joined Green Mountain Animal Hospital in 2020. Outside of veterinary medicine, Adrienne may be found hiking, kayaking, baking, or trying to keep things alive in her garden.
Dr. Hussey lived in Vermont and Massachusetts before getting her Bachelor’s degree from the University of New Hampshire. She graduated from Tufts’ Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine in 2019 and worked at a general practice in Massachusetts before returning to Vermont. Outside of the clinic, she enjoys baking and reading, and spending time outside with her dog, Fletcher.