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A little about Dr Leone and the staff at Locktown Veterinary Services  

Christina Leone DVM, PhD.

Dr Christina Leone DVM, PhD graduated from Emory University with a PhD in Pharmacology; then continued her schooling to receive her DVM from University of Georgia. In 1995 she open Oakwood Animal Hospital in Oakwood, Georgia. She grew this practice to a full service, multi doctor practice prior to moving back to her home state of New Jersey.  She enjoys gardening and barbecue cooking. 

Dr. Leone is also the owner of Peaceful Paws Mobile Hospice; where she specializes in hospice care for terminally ill pets to reach the end of their lives with compassion and dignity.  

Kachine Dixon, Office Manager 

Kachine received her B.S. from Delaware Valley College in 2010 and then continued her education toward her M.S. in Bovine Reproduction from Virginia Tech. Currently she owns and operates her 50 acre operation as a thriving pasture to plate operation for locally sourced beef, pork, and lamb. In her spare time she enjoys showing cattle and competitive horseback trail rides. 

Mandi Banis, Veterinary Technician 

Mandi has grown up around all types of animals her whole life ranging from wildlife to livestock. She received her B.S. in Wildlife Conservation at Delaware Valley College in 2012. After graduation she worked in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida at a Wildlife Rehabilitation Center before working as a veterinary technician. She currently has 3 rescue Pitbulls that she considers her children. Mandi enjoys spending time with family, going on hikes with her dogs and riding her horse, Bean.  

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