Willingboro Veterinary Clinic

"A caring group of professionals dedicated to the well-being of companion animals."

We are a state of the art facility that focuses on preventative medicine, client education, and thorough patient care. At WVC the best level of veterinary care is our highest mission. We pledge to provide the finest personal service and to create a warm, relaxed, professional environment for our clients and staff and to provide consistently high quality care to our patients. The WVC mission is to fulfill our client's concerns while creating a sense of family.

Choosing a Vet
There are many things to consider when selecting a veterinarian.  Just like choosing your own doctor, choosing a veterinarian is a personal decision.  We are confident at the Willingboro Veterinary Clinic that we can meet all of your needs and expectations.  Our goal is a healthy and happy pet, and a satisfied owner.

The outside of our veterinary clinic in Willingboro, NJ
  • Mon-Th*: 7:30am - 8:00pm
  • Fri*: 7:30am - 7:00pm
  • Sat: 8:30am - 12:00pm
  • Sun: 8:00am - 11:00am
  • * Surgery check-ins are from 7:30 AM to 8:30 AM.
  • Lawrence Wolf, V.M.D.

    Lawrence Wolf, V.M.D.

    Veterinarian
    Dr. Lawrence Wolf is the owner of the Willingboro Veterinary Clinic.

    He went to undergraduate school at Lehigh University and graduated vet school from the University of Pennsylvania.

    Upon graduation in 1979 he joined the Willingboro Veterinary Clinic, then owned by founder Dr. Samuel Longer.

    Dr. Wolf enjoys family activities with his wife Ilene and 3 grown sons. He is an avid sports fan and especially enjoys basketball. He also shares his home with his two Shih-Tzus, Lucky, and Sassy.
  • Michael Torline, D.V.M.

    Michael Torline, D.V.M.

    Veterinarian
    Dr. Michael Torline has been in practice since 1987. He joined the Willingboro Veterinary Clinic in 1990 and is a co-owner of the practice.

    He graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Biology and Chemistry from Benedictine College in 1982 and with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Kansas State University in 1987.

    He enjoys woodworking, house renovations and gardening in his spare time. His dog Shane helps keep him busy.
  • Amy Mendelson, V.M.D.

    Amy Mendelson, V.M.D.

    Veterinarian
    Dr. Amy Mendelson graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a Bachelors of Science, from St. John's University with a PharmD and from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 1990.

    She joined the Willingboro Veterinary Clinic after graduation and has a special interest in behavioral medicine, dentistry, and PennHip.

    Dr. Mendelson has 2 children, Joey and Emily, with her beloved late husband Alan. She also has four dogs, Ari, Gibbs, Charlie and Poppy. Her hobbies include needlepoint, knitting, crochet, jewelry making, quilting, cross stitch, walking and reading.
  • Julie Rabin, D.V.M.

    Julie Rabin, D.V.M.

    Veterinarian
    Dr. Julie Rabin is a graduate of Delaware Valley College of Science and Agriculture in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, and The Ohio State University Veterinary School.

    She has been in practice since 1995 and with the Willingboro Veterinary Clinic since 2002.

    She shares her home with 3 cats, and also has 3 cats and 2 dogs that live with other family members. Her hobbies include attending games and rooting for the Phillies and Flyers.
  • Jeffrey B. Daniels, D.V.M.

    Jeffrey B. Daniels, D.V.M.

    Veterinarian
    Dr. Jeffrey Daniels is a 1997 graduate of Kansas State University with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine.

    He was welcomed to the Willingboro Veterinary Clinic in 2006 after 8 years of practice at the Columbus Central Veterinary Hospital.

    He and his wife Melissa, who is also a veterinarian, have two sons, Cooper and Parker, and they share their home with their 2 Boxers, and 2 Sphinx cats.
  • Elizabeth Karwacki, D.V.M.

    Elizabeth Karwacki, D.V.M.

    Veterinarian
    Dr. Karwacki, a Florence native, started by observing at the Willingboro Veterinary Clinic at the age of 13. At the age of 16 she accepted a position in the kennel as an animal caretaker and worked until leaving to go to college. Dr. Karwacki graduated with a Bachelors of Science from Rider University and with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Kansas State University in 2013. She re-joined our hospital family in June of 2013. She has a special interest in exotic animals. She shares her home with two dogs, Sophie and Daphne, cats and several pocket pets and reptiles.
  • Caroline Garzotto, V.M.D.

    Caroline Garzotto, V.M.D.

    Specialist
    Dr. Caroline Garzotto is an orthopedic and soft tissue surgery specialist.

    She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 1996, completed an internship in Darien, Connecticut, and a residency in small animal surgery at Tufts University. She has been in practice since 2000 and has been performing surgery at the Willingboro Veterinary Clinic since 2009.

    She and her husband Pete, and daughters Grace and Mia live in Haddonfield, NJ with their two cats and one dog.
  • Dana G.

    Dana G.

    Manager
    Dana is the co-Practice Manager and a Certified Veterinary Technician with the Willingboro Veterinary Clinic and has been with the clinic since 1987. She graduated from Burlington City High School and from Drew University with a B.A. in Psychobiology. She passed her National Veterinary Technician Boards in 2006. Dana owns a boxer, Rocco and 2 guinea pigs, Zayne and Gilbert.  She enjoys spending time with her son, two daughters and husband, motorcycles, traveling, and the beach.
  • Terry Z.

    Terry Z.

    Manager
    Terry is the co-Practice Manager with the Willingboro Veterinary Clinic and has been a part of the team since 1997. She graduated from Burlington City High School and from Burlington County College with an Associates degree in Science, Math and Biology. Terry and her husband Tony have 2 sons, 1 daughter and 2 granddaughters. She enjoys her fish pond, salt water fish tank, house plants, gardening, family time and cuddling with her many cats and her dogs Dunkin', Lucky and Samson.
  • Jeri D.

    Blood Bank Manager
    Jeri is a veterinary technician and the blood bank manager. She attended the Harris school of business and the North American School of Animal Sciences. She has been at the Willingboro Veterinary Clinic since 1996. Her hobbies include photography, dog training and wildlife. 
  • Sherry S.

    Desk Manager
    Sherry is the evening front desk manager. She has been with the Willingboro Veterinary Clinic since 1987. She and her husband Richard have many 4 legged kids including a Quarter Horse, a miniature horse, a goat, two English Springer Spaniels and a cat.  Among her many interests is training her dogs and having them compete in various AKC events.  She is a member of AVSA (African Violet Society of America) and grows and shows African Violets.  Sherry is also one of our trainers for our puppy socialization class.
  • Casey G.

    Receptionist
    Casey has been with the Willingboro Veterinary Clinic since August 2015. Her best friend Daytona is a Pit Bull she adopted from the shelter in 2010. She also has reptiles, fish and a guinea pig named Gizmo.  Casey has been passionate about animals ever since she was a little girl.  When not at work she likes staying active by playing sports, being outdoors and hiking and fishing. 
  • Ivonne D.

    Ivonne D.

    Receptionist
    Ivonne has been a receptionist with the Willingboro Veterinary Clinic since January 2007. When she is not at the vet, she enjoys singing and directing the Open Door Alliance Church Choir. She and her husband Sam are the parents of four "adult" children and grandparents of two. They share their home with their youngest "adult" child, and adorable senior pug and a very rambunctious German Shepherd.
  • Janae B.

    Janae O.

    Receptionist
    Janae joined the team at Willingboro Veterinary Clinic as a receptionist in August of 2008. She enjoys spending time with her son and traveling.
  • Karen S.

    Karen S.

    Receptionist
    Karen has been at the Willingboro Veterinary Clinic since September of 1993. She is one of our reception team members. Karen enjoys sports and is a big Michigan State fan. She has one cat Travis. 
  • Michele T.

    Michele T.

    Receptionist
    Michele has been with the Willingboro Veterinary Clinic since September of 2009. Her hobbies include playing with her dogs, Van and Sage, and her cat, Moussy. She enjoys working at WVC and has learned so much on the job. She is also a big Philadelphia Flyers fan, and loves spending time with her husband and daughter!
  • Miriam G.

    Miriam G.

    Receptionist
    Miriam came to work at the Willingboro Veterinary Clinic in November of 2005 after a 37 year career in administration at the University of Pennsylvania. She enjoys gardening, photography, reading, travel, films and her five cats, Lucy and Lola, Pirate, Jack and Halloween. 
  • Nadine S.

    Nadine S.

    Receptionist/Assistant
    Nadine came to Willingboro Veterinary Clinic in 2013 working as a receptionist and started training as a technician in 2014.  She always loved all types of animals, small, large, furry or with scales and is proud to say that she gets to do a job that she loves.  Born and raised in Germany she moved here in 2004 with her now 16 year old cat Angel.  Since then she adopted 4 more cats, Gsxr, Gibbs, Zeva and Flash and her Pitbull, Opie.  She loves spending time with her family and children and is looking forward to caring for many more pets in her future!
  • Nancy S.

    Nancy S.

    Receptionist
    Nancy joined the Willingboro Veterinary Clinic in August of 2010 as a receptionist team member. She and her husband, Gilbert live with their 4 cats, Brandy, Samantha, Cuff and Link. She also has an adult son, Kyle. In her spare time she enjoys cooking, shopping, taking day trips and vacationing in the islands.
  • Roz S.

    Roz S.

    Receptionist
    Roz has been a part of the Willingboro Veterinary Clinic family since 2010. She and her husband of 55 years have three children. Her grandchildren include 3 horses, 3 dogs, 2 cats and 1 goat. A former travel agent, Roz likes to travel, especially on cruises, and read in her spare time.
  • Sharon G.

    Receptionist
    Sharon joined the team at Willingboro Veterinary Clinic as a receptionist in May of 2015.  She has always loved all types of animals.  She enjoys spending time with her husband Jim and children Jimmy and Casey along with their dogs Copper and Daytona.
  • Shayne M.

    Shayne M.

    Receptionist
    Shayne has been with the Willingboro Veterinary Clinic since October of 2010. When she is not working she loves to devote all of her time to her family and little dog Preslee. Shayne graduated from Rancocas Valley High School, and would like to further her education to become a veterinary technician. Whether she is at work or at home, Shayne has always loved animals and could not imagine life without them.
  • Ashley H.

    Ashley H.

    Technician / Assistant
    Ashley has been with the Willingboro Veterinary Clinic since April of 2007. Ashley and her daughter have a dog named Daisy and a rabbit Ollie. They enjoy playing at the park, taking the dog for walks and going to the beach.
  • Bill H.

    Bill H.

    Assistant
    Bill has been volunteering and/or working at the Willingboro Veterinary Clinic since 2007. He has two dogs, Buttons and Sandy. Bill is a huge Phillies fan and enjoys spending time at the Jersey Shore. 
  • Bryan M.

    Technician / Assistant

    Bryan has been with Willingboro Veterinary Clinic since November of 2014.  Originally from Pittsburgh, he moved to the area soon after graduating with a B.S. in Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences from The Pennsylvania State University.  He plans on returning to school to pursue a career as a Veterinarian.  He greatly misses his pit/husky/shepherd mix, Dudley, and cat, Tiger, that are back in Pittsburgh.  He recently adopted a tuxedo kitten named Delaney, that means the world to him.

  • Christina B.

    Christina B.

    Technician / Assistant
    Chris graduated from Wilson College in Chambersburg, PA, in 1993 with a BS in Veterinary Medical Technology. She is a Certified Veterinary Technician and passed her national boards in 1992. Chris has been with the Willingboro Veterinary Clinic since 1990. She lives with her husband, three sons, two dogs, KO and Champ, and cats, Suds and Screech. When not working, Chris enjoys rooting on the Phillies and bowling. 
  • Cindy L.

    Cindy L.

    Technician / Assistant
    Cindy is a surgery technician and the purchasing/inventory manager and has  been with the Willingboro Veterinary Clinic since 1978. She holds an Associate of Applied Science in Medical Technology. Cindy and her husband Dave share their home with 2 Maine Coon cats, Merlin and Watson. In her spare time she enjoys gardening, cooking, bird watching, doing Pilates and is a huge Eagles fan! 
  • Dana P.

    Dana P.

    Technician / Assistant
    Dana has been an employee with the Willingboro Veterinary Clinic since August of 1995. Besides her daily technician duties, she assists our Orthopedic Specialist, Dr. Garzotto, in appointments and surgery. She and her husband Pedro own two toy poodles Blanco and Diamond, a Shih-Tzu named Manny, pocket bullyz and 3 parrots. Her true passion lies with caring for and riding her horse.
  • Debbie H.

    Technician / Assistant
    Debbie has been with the Willingboro Veterinary Clinic since January of 2012. She graduated from Burlington City High School and Glassboro State College. Debbie has worn many career hats including CPA, mortgage broker/owner, aquatic engineer, and catering manager. After volunteering for 14 years with AArk Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Center she has now shifted gears to domestic pets. Debbie is an avid scuba diver and loves to travel to new places where she can explore. Her and her boyfriend are looking forward to fostering many pets.
  • Deb R.

    Deb R.

    Technician / Assistant
    Deb is a technician the with the Willingboro Veterinary Clinic and has enjoyed being a part of our family since 1984. She has continuing education in animal nutrition, behavior, pocket pets and is a certified PennHip associate member. In 2005, following her passion for pets to have a healthy, pain free mouth, she received advanced dental training at the Animal Dental Training Center in Baltimore, Maryland. Deb is the proud daughter of Retired Air Force parents and is married to a wonderful man, Keith. They have two awesome kids, Brooke and Taylor and share their home with crazy rescued pets, Bettis and Blaze. 
  • Denise O.

    Denise O.

    Assistant
    Denise is the kennel manager and has been with the Willingboro Veterinary Clinic since 2000. She has three children, four grandchildren, a dog, three cats and a wonderful husband that keep her busy. She also enjoys hosting family parties and get-togethers. 
  • Jill G.

    Technician / Assistant
    Jill has been with the Willingboro Veterinary Clinic since August 2015. She worked as a technician for almost 10 years and has loved every minute. She is also studying  to become a certified veterinary technician. Her passion is dermatology and wound management.  She is married to a fellow animal lover and they have 3 dogs, 2 cats and 1 turtle (for now, she is trying to convince him to adopt more).  In her spare time she is an active member of her church where she is a worship leader and lead 1st soprano. 
  • Karen W.

    Karen W.

    Technician / Assistant
    Karen has been with the Willingboro Veterinary Clinic as a technician since April of 2013. She graduated from the technician program at Wilson College and has been working as a veterinary technician since 2001. Karen lives with her family which includes her 14 year old bulldog, Clarence, and her 2 year old Chihuahua, Max. She enjoys volunteering for several local rescues including Little Furries and  HALT (Helping All Living Things). She also enjoys crocheting, sewing, reading and loves the beach.
  • Linda K.

    Linda K.

    Technician / Assistant
    Linda, one of our technicians, started at the Willingboro Veterinary Clinic in November of 1987. She enjoys making the staff laugh with her jokes and little pranks. Linda has 2 daughters and a grandson. She shares her home with her fiance Rusty and their three pets, Dinkens the Chihuahua and cats, Woody and Louie. 
  • Maria P.

    Maria P.

    Technician / Assistant
    Maria has been with the Willingboro Veterinary Clinic since 1994 and is a Certified Veterinary Technician. She attended Camden County College and enjoys assisting in surgery when at work. In her spare time Maria enjoys swimming, reading, Science Fiction, country music and baking. She has two Parson Russell Terriers, with which she enjoys working, 2 chinchillas and a box turtle. 
  • Michelle A.

    Michelle A.

    Assistant
    Michelle has been with the Willingboro Veterinary Clinic since 1997 and is a Veterinary Assistant. She has an Associates Degree in Liberal Arts from Burlington County College and a Veterinary Assistant Certificate from Stratford Career Institute and Burlington County College. Michelle has two cats, a hamster and a love bird. She loves all types of animals. In her spare time she enjoys writing children's stories and drawing. 
  • Michele H.

    Michele H.

    Technician / Assistant
    Michele has been with the Willingboro Veterinary Clinic since 2006. She is a certified veterinary technician with 2 Associate in Science degrees. Michele has 3 dogs, Sully, Phoebe and Merlot, a cat named Wesley and a hamster round out her animal family. She enjoys helping with rescues which include West Jersey Volunteers for Animals, A Pathway to Hope, and Paw it 4ward and going to the beach and spending time with her husband.
  • Shannon W.

    Shannon W.

    Technician / Assistant
    Shannon has been working as a technician since 2002 and has been with the Willingboro Veterinary Clinic since 2006. She has loved animals all of her life and has wanted to work in the field ever since she could talk. When not working Shannon enjoys walking, playing with her Alaskan Malamute, Aria, reading, writing, and snuggling with her cats. 
  • Stephanie W.

    Stephanie W.

    Technician / Assistant
    Stephanie started volunteering with the Willingboro Veterinary Clinic in 2001 and she has been an employee since January 2006. She lives at home with her parents, husband and daughter Hannah. She has 4 cats, Sully, Cleo, Jingles and Zappy, and 2 dogs, Max and Rufus. Stephanie has a bachelor's degree in biology and her M.S. in biology from Rutgers University. When not at work or school she enjoys camping, playing tennis, baking and most of all, playing with her daughter.