Dr. Linda Atkins has cared for pets as a general practitioner at Valley Cottage Animal Hospital since 1993 and is a co-owner of the hospital. A native of Congers, she attended Cornell University and received her Bachelor’s Degree in Cell Biology in 1987. Dr. Atkins went on to attend the New York State Veterinary College at Cornell University and was awarded her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1991. Dr. Atkins has continuing education certifications in dentistry and ultrasound. Her professional interests include general surgery, feline medicine, dentistry, diagnostic ultrasound and exotic animal medicine. Dr. Atkins is the attending veterinarian for the Trailside Zoo in Bear Mountain New York and volunteers her time to local 4-H programs. She enjoys horseback riding, gardening, boating and spending time with her husband and three children. She shares her home with 2 cats.