Staff

Diane BuckOffice manager Diane Buck has been a member of the Arnold Animal Hospital team since 1994. She is proud to be a member of the caring, qualified staff and finds it rewarding to help clients provide their pets with happy, healthy lives.

Diane enjoys spending time with her children and grandchildren, traveling with her husband Don, as well as gardening, antique shopping, and reading.

Janet McDonaldJanet McDonald is a registered veterinary technician and has helped care for pets at Arnold Animal Hospital since 1978. She loves her job because it is rewarding to help pets and watch them grow from young puppies and kittens to adults and seniors. Janet's home is filled with pets and she enjoys the companionship of her three dogs, Mandy the Golden Retriever and Chihuahuas Olive and Luna, plus Vinnie Bobarino the domestic shorthair cat. In her spare time, she can be found gardening, fishing, swimming, going on bike rides and working out with her daughter, and spending time with her family.

Sarah SmithLicensed veterinary technician Sarah Smith has helped care for pets at Arnold Animal Hospital since 2003. She is proud of the high-quality medicine practiced at the hospital and loves being part of the caring, compassionate staff. She enjoys cooking, camping, watching movies and spending time with her family, friends and her Pug, Nemo, when she's not at the hospital.

Jennifer WeberVeterinary Technician Jennifer Weber has been with Arnold since March of 2008. She assists the doctors with patients, in surgery, nurturing our patients and performing dental care. She has a curious mind, which makes her such a great technician. "I enjoy assisting in surgery and helping doctors work up our dermatological cases," she said. "I learn new things everyday." Jennifer has an Associate's Degree in Applied Science and she was a volunteer at the Wildlife Rehabilitation Clinic in High Ridge. I am proud of the high standard of care given at the hospital and enjoy working with our compassionate and experienced staff," she said.

She enjoys spending time with her Great Dane, Magnum, and relaxes by going boating, swimming, camping and spending time with family and friends.

Registered veterinary technician Samantha Italiano joined the staff at Arnold Animal Hospital in June of 2008. Since becoming part of the team, Sam has developed an affinity for many parts of her job, including talking with clients, helping their pets and expanding her knowledge in the veterinary field. She also enjoys interacting with her coworkers and Arnold Animal Hospital's veterinarians.

"I enjoy working here because our staff genuinely loves and cares about animals and their health," Sam explains.

At home, Sam cares for a lab/dachshund mix named Kay, a cocker spaniel named Scout, and a black longhaired cat named Shadow. In her free time she enjoys cooking, being outdoors, going to festivals, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.