Meet Our Team Experienced Doctors, Reliable Staff

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Dr. Linda Jacobson

Dr. Linda Jacobson has over 40 years of hands on experience caring for over 4,000 Brooklyn pets and is highly qualified for services such as overall pet wellness, surgeries and dentistry. Dr. Jacobson is a native Brooklynite growing up in the Gravesend section. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Brooklyn College in 1965 and then attended Kansas State University to study agriculture. Dr. Jacobson graduated from the Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1971.

Dr. Noreen Eskanzi

Dr. Noreen Eskanzi, a native New Yorker, received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Parma, Italy in 1986. She has been an active member of the New York City Veterinary Medical Association, along with serving on the board of NYSAVE (Saving Animals in Veterinarian Emergency). She was an active participant in the Westminster Dog Show for over 10 years and has worked treating our NYPDew K-9 unit Search and Rescue Dogs. Dr. Eskanzi has a Border Collie named Dante, and a kitten named Billy.

Dr. Anjali Pringle

Anjali joined our practice in 2014 as a part-time veterinarian. She brings with her over 10 years of experience working with small animals mostly in Brooklyn. Dr. Pringle graduated from the University of Dublin, Ireland in 2005. She joined a veterinary practice in Williamsburg and Park Slope where she developed her skills in small animal medicine. Her interests are geriatric medicine for both dogs and cats and behavioral problems. She recently completed a course in veterinary acupuncture and is working toward becoming a certified veterinary acupuncturist. Dr. Pringle lives in Brooklyn with her husband, son and cat Chuey.


Debbie Sciarabba

Debbie has been with Dr Jacobson for almost 40 years. She is an advocate for the bully breed and owns an American Staffordshire Terrier named Lilman. On her off time she is one of the editors of a facebook page called Lost and Found Pets In Brooklyn, NY. She belongs to many animal rights groups and works with many rescues.

Louie Hernandez

Louis Hernandez has worked in the veterinary field for over 15 years and has been part of the Jacobson Veterinary team for the past 2. He is very proud of his 2 teenage sons, and adores his little Tiffany, a Coton de Tulear jewel. Louis is also an Elder in his church.

Madeline Fiore

Madeline Fiore has been a team member of the Jacobson Veterinary Clinic for the past 21 years. She loves all animals and currently has 3 cats, some of whom she bottle-fed as orphaned kittens. Needless to say they are all extremely spoiled.

Jackie Auerbach

Jaclyn Auerbach (Jackie), native to Brooklyn, grew up in Bensonhurst and is about to begin her studies as she aspires to become a Veterinarian. Starting as a freshman in Fall 2018 at University at Buffalo, Jaclyn will be majoring in Biomedical Sciences. She discovered at a young age that she wanted to work with animals. Her and her family have always had dogs and currently own 3, a Cavalier King Charles and two Maltese. With a love for science and animals, Jaclyn is striving to be the Veterinarian she has always admired like those at Jacobson Veterinary Clinic.

Yuliana Strochkova

Yuliana Strochkova is 25 years old, born in Ukraine but raised in Brooklyn. Fluent in Russian and English, she discovered her love for animals at a very young age. Her first experience taking care of animals, outside of the pets that shared her home, was in a zoology lab in middle school. She graduated from Edward R Murrow HS in the top percentile and continued her education at Brooklyn College where she earned a degree in Biology. Yuliana started volunteering at an animal shelter before she started working as a veterinary assistant. She has now been working in this field for 4 years and is looking foward to studying to become a veterinarian herself. She currently shares her home with 2 cats, a dog, and 4 goldfish.

Liz Pollina

Elizabeth Pollina (Liz) has been involved in veterinary medicine for over 20 years. She is too shy to have her photo posted but chose a photo of one of her favorite cats. Liz and her significant other live in Staten Island with a multitude of cats, dogs and 3 birds who would not be alive today without the love and caring that they provide.

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