Sova Animal Hospital, Butler, NJ - Our Staff

Sova Animal Hospital

1546 Route 23 North
Butler, NJ 07405


Sova Animal Hospital - Butler NJ - Our Staff

Our friendly and well-trained team of veterinary technicians and assistants are dedicated to providing courteous, efficient and compassionate care for your pets.  They work both in front of and behind the scenes to assure quality care and outstanding service to see that both your pet's needs and your needs are met. 

Welcome to Sova Animal Hospital!

Sova Animal Hospital - Butler, NJ - Dannie

Lots of hugs given here!



Chris – Practice Manager

Chris joined our staff in 2020 and comes to us with 25+ years in the Veterinary industry ranging from expertise in client services, human resources and management. She received her Bachelor’s in Sociology from Montclair State University and is a lifelong NJ resident. Chris volunteers for a local rescue in Bergen County and her passion is rescuing Miniature Schnauzers. Her hobbies include concerts & sporting events, mountain biking, camping, going to the beach and hiking with her 2 Schnauzers, Pippi & Ozzy.



Mark – Veterinary Technician Supervisor

Mark joined our staff in 2021 and has been a Veterinary Technician for 23 years. Mark’s special area of expertise is veterinary surgery, emergency triage, and anesthesia. In Mark's spare time he enjoys going to church, attending his bible group, and spending time with his family. He is a huge sports fan and roots for L.V. Raiders, Yankees, and L.A. Lakers.



Dannie B – Veterinary Technician

Dannie has been with Sova Animal Hospital since 2004. At the age of 16 she started working as a kennel assistant while attending Morris County Vocational School of Technology. In 1995 Dannie graduated with a degree in Animal Science. Pursuing her dream and her love for animals Dannie continued to work while being a wife, a mother of her 2 handsome boys (16 and 14) and
attending all their events (football, baseball, hockey, and mountain biking). Now 25 years later,
she continues to do what she loves the most, loving and caring for animals.

Marco – Veterinary Technician

Marco joined our staff in 2020. He is a NJ native and he started in the veterinary industry 8 years ago. Marco enjoys working with all types of animals from cats to dogs, guinea pigs to reptiles. Marco spends most of his time with his dog, cat, and many reptiles. Marco plans to create an animal sanctuary someday to care for animals in need of their forever homes. Marco's favorite part of his job is getting rewarded with a kiss from his furry friends!


Brittany – Veterinary Technician

Brittany joined our staff in 2021 and has been a Veterinary Technician for 6 years.  In Brittany’s downtime she enjoys powerlifting, hiking with her dog, breweries and snowboarding. 



Lisa E. – Veterinary Receptionist

Lisa joined our staff in 2021 and comes to us with 20+ years dedicated to dog rescue. Lisa is the Co-Founder of Real Dog Rescue, a 501c3 nonprofit dog rescue, where she helps families find a great canine addition for their homes. Lisa is also a Certified Dog Trainer and loves helping families with their training needs in order to encourage a well-adjusted dog and positive relationship between people and their canine companions.



Jess – Veterinary Receptionist

Jess joined our staff in 2020 and comes to us with 13 years of experience in Veterinary Customer Service. Jess is also our Social Media guru updating our Instagram and Facebook pages with our patients and helpful information. In her spare time Jess enjoys music, reading, taking a stroll through nature and being at the beach. Jess also dabbles in photography and conducts interviews for a music magazine.



Cait – Veterinary Receptionist

Cait joined our staff in 2021 and has 3 years of Veterinary Client Services under her belt. Cait’s love of animals stems back to childhood. She always had pets growing up and her family was never without a rescue dog. Currently, she has two dogs: Roo & Sarge. Cait has always wanted to work with animals and considers working as a client service representative to be her dream job. In her free time, Cait likes fostering dogs through Eleventh Hour Rescue, going to concerts, and scuba diving.



Lacey – Veterinary Receptionist

Lacey joined our staff in 2021 and comes to us with 18 years of experience as a Veterinary Technician and Receptionist.  Lacey enjoys hiking, paddleboarding, amateur pet photography, guitar, singing, and beer.  In Lacey’s downtime she is also passionate about rehabilitating wildlife and fostering kittens from the ACC euthanasia list for Ginny's 10th Life rescue.



Dominique – Veterinary Receptionist

Dominique joined our staff in 2021 and has been in the veterinary field for 5 years.  Her fur family consists of Mason, Harvey and Sadie whom she enjoys spending her free time with.  Dominique enjoys going to a concert in every state.