Dr. Rehder

  Dr. Renata Rehder graduated as a veterinarian from the Universidade de Sao Paulo (Brazil) in 1986.  She received her Masters Degree from Cornell University in 1990. Dr. Rehder lives with her husband, Dr. MacMackin, three wonderful kids, their two dogs: Jamii, and Kobe and two cats: Alex and Teddy. Dr. Rehder’s favorite part of her job is pediatrics and educating her clients.  She also enjoys internal medicine.  When not working, she enjoys spending time with her kids, going to their activities, camping with her family and dogs, reading, traveling, boxing and eating nutella.  Dr. Rehder grew up in the third largest city in the world (Sao Paulo, Brazil), but feels that she found her home and balance in life here in LaFayette.

 

Dr. Renata Rehder graduated as a veterinarian from the Universidade de Sao Paulo (Brazil) in 1986.  She received her Masters Degree from Cornell University in 1990.

Dr. Rehder lives with her husband, Dr. MacMackin, three wonderful kids, their two dogs: Jamii, and Kobe and two cats: Alex and Teddy.


Dr. Rehder’s favorite part of her job is pediatrics and educating her clients.  She also enjoys internal medicine.  When not working, she enjoys spending time with her kids, going to their activities, camping with her family and dogs, reading, traveling, boxing and eating nutella.  Dr. Rehder grew up in the third largest city in the world (Sao Paulo, Brazil), but feels that she found her home and balance in life here in LaFayette.

Jennifer Tinker

Receptionist

Jenn joined the practice in September 2008 as a Receptionist. She is currently attending Onondaga Community College for business management. She lives in Tully with her husband, Justin, their son, Wyatt & their dog Sydney along with 2 cats Thelma and Louise. In her free time she likes to play volleyball, go hiking, being outside and spending quality time with her family and friends.

Jenn joined the practice in September 2008 as a Receptionist. She is currently attending Onondaga Community College for business management. She lives in Tully with her husband, Justin, their son, Wyatt & their dog Sydney along with 2 cats Thelma and Louise. In her free time she likes to play volleyball, go hiking, being outside and spending quality time with her family and friends.

Katherine Bollinger

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Katie started interning at the LaFayette Veterinary Clinic in 2007 while going to school for Veterinary Science. She graduated from SUNY Delhi and has been a Licensed Veterinary Technician since 2008. Katie lives in Tully with her two cats, Kermit & Mama along with her dog, Bear. In her spare time she enjoys playing softball, attending boxing classes, hiking and spending time with her friends, family and fur babies.

Katie started interning at the LaFayette Veterinary Clinic in 2007 while going to school for Veterinary Science. She graduated from SUNY Delhi and has been a Licensed Veterinary Technician since 2008. Katie lives in Tully with her two cats, Kermit & Mama along with her dog, Bear. In her spare time she enjoys playing softball, attending boxing classes, hiking and spending time with her friends, family and fur babies.

Erin Marks

Veterinary Assistant

Erin joined the practice in August of 2008 as a Veterinary Assistant. She has a B.A. degree in Psychology an A.A.S. degree in Animal Management and Veterinary Assistant certification. She is also a fully trained life coach speciailzing in self-compassion. Erin lives in Syracuse with her husband, Sam and their son, Brendan, as well as their furry companions, Knox the dog and two cats, Ludo, and Ramses. Erin's varied interests include knitting, reading, singing, meditation, yoga and spending time outside anytime she can!

Erin joined the practice in August of 2008 as a Veterinary Assistant. She has a B.A. degree in Psychology an A.A.S. degree in Animal Management and Veterinary Assistant certification. She is also a fully trained life coach speciailzing in self-compassion. Erin lives in Syracuse with her husband, Sam and their son, Brendan, as well as their furry companions, Knox the dog and two cats, Ludo, and Ramses. Erin's varied interests include knitting, reading, singing, meditation, yoga and spending time outside anytime she can!

Dawn Fyffe

Receptionist

Emily Hulsizer

 Receptionist

Emily joined our team in July 2017 as a receptionist.  She recently graduated from SUNY OCC with a Communications degree.  She currently lives in Syracuse with her husband Justin, and their fur-kids, two cats, Haley and Charlotte.  In her spare time, Emily enjoys acting, reading, hiking, and spending time with her friends and family.

Emily joined our team in July 2017 as a receptionist.  She recently graduated from SUNY OCC with a Communications degree.  She currently lives in Syracuse with her husband Justin, and their fur-kids, two cats, Haley and Charlotte.  In her spare time, Emily enjoys acting, reading, hiking, and spending time with her friends and family.


The LaFayette Veterinary Clinic as Part of the Community

The entire team of doctors and staff at the Lafayette Veterinary Clinic feel strongly about community involvement.  The doctors regularly participate in school career fairs and programs as well as in the clinic educating groups such as the Boys and Girl Scouts during tours of our facility.  The Clinic team encourages students who job shadow and volunteer with our staff sharing their talents and knowledge.  Many of us not only work, but also live in the community and we enjoy seeing and hearing about the Lafayette Community Council Little League and basketball teams that we sponsor each year.

Dr. MacMackin

  Dr. Thomas MacMackin (Dr. Tom as he is affectionately known) grew up in Cazenovia and received his veterinary degree from Cornell University in 1990. Along with his spouse, Dr. Rehder, he enjoys spending time with his three children.  His hobbies include hiking, kayaking, playing basketball, and enjoying the outdoors. Dr. MacMackin loves his job and particularly enjoys surgeries and challenging cases. Doctor Affiliations: Dr. MacMackin and Dr. Rehder are proud to be members of: AVMA – the American Veterinary Medical Society AAHA – the American Animal Hospital Association NYSVMS – the New York State Veterinary Medical Society CNYVMS – the Central New York Veterinary Medical Society

 

Dr. Thomas MacMackin (Dr. Tom as he is affectionately known) grew up in Cazenovia and received his veterinary degree from Cornell University in 1990.

Along with his spouse, Dr. Rehder, he enjoys spending time with his three children.  His hobbies include hiking, kayaking, playing basketball, and enjoying the outdoors.

Dr. MacMackin loves his job and particularly enjoys surgeries and challenging cases.

Doctor Affiliations:
Dr. MacMackin and Dr. Rehder are proud to be members of:
AVMA – the American Veterinary Medical Society
AAHA – the American Animal Hospital Association
NYSVMS – the New York State Veterinary Medical Society
CNYVMS – the Central New York Veterinary Medical Society

Jessica Fox

Veterinary Assistant/Receptionist

Jessica joined the practice in April 2013 as a receptionist/Veterinary Assistant. After three years here she has been inspired to continue her education and become a licensed veterinary technician. She is currently taking classes and excited for her future as an LVT. At home, she has two adorable rescue kitties, Finnegan & Oliver. When she's not working, or doing her school work, she enjoys lifting weights at the gym and participating in running races with friends and family.

Jessica joined the practice in April 2013 as a receptionist/Veterinary Assistant. After three years here she has been inspired to continue her education and become a licensed veterinary technician. She is currently taking classes and excited for her future as an LVT. At home, she has two adorable rescue kitties, Finnegan & Oliver. When she's not working, or doing her school work, she enjoys lifting weights at the gym and participating in running races with friends and family.

Heather Crane

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Heather joined our team in July 2013 after graduating from Veterinary Technician school at Alfred State College. She works as a Licensed Technician and is an advocate for companion animal rescue. When she is not at the clinic caring for patients, she can be found with her three dogs, a husky named Aria, a husky/terrier mix named Jillian, and a husky/shephard mix Denali and her cat named Kitty. She married her college sweatheart of thirteen years in February and they live with their fur family in Fabius. 

Heather joined our team in July 2013 after graduating from Veterinary Technician school at Alfred State College. She works as a Licensed Technician and is an advocate for companion animal rescue. When she is not at the clinic caring for patients, she can be found with her three dogs, a husky named Aria, a husky/terrier mix named Jillian, and a husky/shephard mix Denali and her cat named Kitty. She married her college sweatheart of thirteen years in February and they live with their fur family in Fabius. 

Allison Cook

Receptionist

Allison joined the practice in September 2006. She is happily married and has three wonderful children. She has two mini dachshunds, Penny Jr and Eli, along with two cats named Lulu & Graycee. In her free time she enjoys cooking, gardening and spending time outside. 

Allison joined the practice in September 2006. She is happily married and has three wonderful children. She has two mini dachshunds, Penny Jr and Eli, along with two cats named Lulu & Graycee. In her free time she enjoys cooking, gardening and spending time outside. 

James Negrete

 Kennel Assistant/IT Technician

James joined our team in August 2015. He has now graduated with his degree in Web Programming along with certifications from Cisco in networking & hardware, along with his Comp TIA+ & CCENT certifications. In his free time he enjoys photography, hiking and creating websites. He has three wonderful animals, Abby who is a pug mix along with his rescue Pit mix Reese & the rescued kitty Francis.

James joined our team in August 2015. He has now graduated with his degree in Web Programming along with certifications from Cisco in networking & hardware, along with his Comp TIA+ & CCENT certifications. In his free time he enjoys photography, hiking and creating websites. He has three wonderful animals, Abby who is a pug mix along with his rescue Pit mix Reese & the rescued kitty Francis.

Dr. Wortel

Dr. Wortel graduated from Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine. She enjoys practicing both small animal medicine as well as laboratory animal medicine at Ichor Therapeutics, Inc. Her favorite hobbies include volleyball and battling her hound-mix and corgi for bed space. A relativity new addition to LaFayette, she feels supremely lucky to be so involved in such a wonderful community. 

Dr. Wortel graduated from Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine. She enjoys practicing both small animal medicine as well as laboratory animal medicine at Ichor Therapeutics, Inc. Her favorite hobbies include volleyball and battling her hound-mix and corgi for bed space. A relativity new addition to LaFayette, she feels supremely lucky to be so involved in such a wonderful community.