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Dr. Gale Flanagan is the Owner and Director of Rt. 516 Animal Hospital since July 1994. Dr. Flanagan grew up in Nutley, NJ. She attended Ohio State University & received her Bachelor of Science degree in 1985 & her DVM in 1989. Dr. Flanagan shares her home with her greyhound Collier, her yellow lab Tucker and four cats Squeaky, Brutus, Inky and Kitty. Dr. Flanagan enjoys playing with her dogs, gardening, shopping for animal art, bike riding and rooting for the Ohio State Buckeyes.


Dr. Marni Cohen-Horowitz grew up in Marlboro, NJ. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Florida in 1997. She got her DVM from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine.  She  joined the staff at Rt. 516 Animal Hospital in April of 2005.  Dr. Cohen has 2 cats, Alleygator and Monkey. Dr. Cohen-Horowitz is a big Florida Gator fanatic. In her spare time, Dr. Cohen-Horowitz enjoys playing golf and spending time with her husband, her son and daughter, family and friends and 2 cats.


Dr. Melissa Rotella joined the staff of Rt. 516 Animal Hospital in July of 2006 after completing her veterinary degree at The Ohio State University. Dr. Rotella is originally from Raritan, NJ and received her undergraduate degree in Animal Science at Rutgers University in 2002. Dr. Rotella and her husband, Rob, have 2 daughters, Madelyn and Elena. A feisty cat named Jack is also part of her family. In her spare time, Dr. Rotella can be found with family and friends, taking walks with her daughters or reading.


Dr. Dana Livingston was born and raised in Sayreville, NJ. Always an animal lover, she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science at Delaware Valley College in 2003. She was awarded her DVM degree by the University of Minnesota in 2007. Before joining our staff in 2010, Dr. Livingston was practicing medicine in Minneapolis. Dr. Livingston and her husband have 4 cats, Mischief, Echo, Romeo and Fury. Dr. Livingston spends time with her husband, friends and family, and enjoys reading gardening and traveling.


Dr. Michael Cummings was born in Liverpool, England. He attended the University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Cummings received his DVM in 1999. He’s been with our Hospital since 2008.

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