Michael King, DVM — Chief of Staff
Dr. Michael King, our Chief of Staff, grew up in San Diego, California and currently resides in Norwich, New York. He received an undergraduate degree and earned a DVM degree from the University of California, Davis. Prior to establishing Pet Street Station Animal Hospital in 2000, Dr. King practiced in Anchorage, Alaska. His special interests include surgery, orthopedics, and exotic pets.
In his spare time, Dr. King enjoys art, wood working, street rods, fishing, and spending time with his family. Over the years he has shared his home with many pets including iguanas, a cat named, Andy, a rescued greyhound named, Taz, an inherited Shitzu named, Nick, and a wire-haired fox terrier with congenital deformity, but the sweetest personality named, Minnie Sugarfoot King. Currently Dr. King has a 16-year-old Jack Russel Terrier named, Gussie Girl and a four-year old adopted Maltese x named, Zoey, aka Popcorn, because she has springs for legs.
Heather Sautter, DVM
Joining the Pet Street Station Animal Hospital team in August 2018, Dr. Heather Sautter graduated with honors from Nazareth College of Rochester in 2005 and earned her DVM degree from St. George's University of Veterinary Medicine. In between undergraduate and veterinary school, she worked as a medical technician, within the Cornell Animal Health Diagnostic Center bacteriology department, for almost three years. Originally from the small town of Marathon, NY, studying abroad allowed Dr. Sautter to experience a wide range of people, cultures, ideals, and principles, as well as an appreciation for the important role that public health awareness plays in veterinary medicine in protecting the public. In addition, she has a strong interest in internal medicine and alternative/holistic care that she inspires to one-day practice and incorporate along with traditional western medicine.
During her free time, she loves spending time with her family, outdoor activities, and traveling. She also enjoys time with her three beloved pets; doggie Gizmo, who she rescued from the Caribbean island of Grenada, kitty Gizmo, who she adopted after being left behind at a clinic, and the newest adoptee, a cat named Herbert.
Brian Cavaliere, DVM
Dr. Brian Cavaliere began his veterinary career by attending Suffolk County Community College’s Veterinary Technology program in 2001. He then continued his education further by attending St. George's University School of Veterinary Medicine where he received multiple awards for emergency and critical care, Excellence in Small Animal Surgery, and Parasitology. He graduated in 2011, and his clinical training was completed at the University of Tennessee.
Dr. Cavaliere has a strong interest in small animal medicine, dental health, soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, and physical therapy/rehabilitation. He is also currently certified in osteoarthritis case management, Fear Free, in the Cornell Recover initiative, and is working towards getting certified in canine physical rehabilitation. He is currently a member of the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) and American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).