Dr. Sharon M. Minninger
Dr. Minninger is the Senior Staff Medical Director, a Fear Free Certified Professional and one of the owners of the Telford Veterinary Hospital which was established in 1999. She completed her undergraduate studies at Delaware Valley College and received her Veterinary Degree from University of Tennessee in 1995. She is married and is the proud mother of an American Dingo named “Heidi” and a Belgian Tervuren named “Laverne”. “Heidi” is a certified and active therapy dog with whom Dr. Minninger works with special needs children and adults at Calvary Church’s Bridge Ministry on a weekly basis. She is an active participant on the Volunteer Medical Service Corp of Lansdale Canine Emergency Search and Rescue (CEASAR) Team as their Team Veterinarian. Dr. Minninger’s latest adventures include completing her (human) EMT Certificate. She is combining this knowledge with her veterinary skills to provide First Aid and CPR Training classes to police K-9 handlers and first responders who work within the local area. Saving every police life, human and canine alike is the goal! Her hobbies include gardening, bee keeping and training Laverne for his therapy dog test.
Dr. Joanne Loeffler
We welcome Dr. Loeffler back to the hospital as an associate veterinarian. She first worked for Telford Veterinary Hospital in 2006 while working her way through veterinary school. She received her undergraduate degree from King’s College in 2006 and graduated veterinary school at Kansas State University, College of Veterinary Medicine in 2010. She has a deep interest in behavioral medicine and is a certified “Fear Free” veterinarian. Dr. Loeffler loves German Shepherds and currently has five dogs including; three pure bred GSD’s, Ivy, Storm, and Phoenix, a Leonberger named Theo and a Shepherd Mix named Roxy. When not seeing clients, she enjoys competing with her dogs in the sport of nose work and working with Roxy Therapy Dogs providing comfort to children dealing with a variety of health, emotional and educational struggles both in the classroom and the courtroom.