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Meet Our Team

  • Travis Boston DVM

    Dr. Boston graduated from Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 2004. Prior to joining Willow Creek in 2007, he worked as an equine veterinarian in Colorado and Maryland. His professional interests include equine dentistry and podiatry. He has extensive training in advanced dentistry and worked closely with two experts in the field, Dr.s Edward Earley and Jack Easley.  When he's not taking care of patients, Dr. Boston enjoys playing racquetball and spending time with his wife and three young children.

  • Margaret (Maggie) Loomer, DVM

    Dr. Maggie Loomer  was born and raised in Richmond, Virginia. She went to the University of Virginia for undergrad and then made the trek across the country to vet school at University of California, Davis. After vet school she joined an equine practice in Phoenix, AZ, which has been home for five and half years. During that time, she became certified in animal chiropractic. She continues to return to Options for Animals a few times a year to teach chiropractic techniques to other veterinarians and chiropractors. Over the past few years, she has worked closely with the police and sheriff departments on animal cruelty cases and accidents. Her special interests include caring for geriatric patients, opthalmology, lameness, and chiropractic.

  • Christina Vittoria, DVM

    Dr. Vittoria began working for Willow Creek in 2002. After graduating from the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in 2000, she completed a one-year large animal internship at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. Currently, Dr. Vittoria authors the column Ask the Horse Doctor in the Berks Country portion of the Reading Eagle newspaper every Wednesday. In addition to writing about horses and other farm critters, she enjoys craft beer and spending time with her cats and dog Eddie.

  • Christina Barnes, DVM

    Dr. Christy Barnes joins us from Ontario, Canada. She received her bachelor’s degree in Animal Biology from the University of Guelph, and graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College in 2019 with a focus on equine medicine. Dr. Barnes has a particular interest in lameness, general medicine, and nutrition, and enjoys helping with Pony Club, 4H and community events. In her free time, Christy likes to read and spend time outdoors.

  • Jennifer Crawford

    Jen assists our team part-time on the road and in the office. Jen has an awesome husband and two lovely daughters. She enjoys spending time with her daughters and supports their activities, one in dance and the other in barrel racing. She also thrives in the outdoors and enjoys camping, kayaking, walks in the woods and photography. Her favorite quiet time is on the front porch swing with a blanket and a cup of hot chocolate.

  • Sarah Gaston

    Moving here from New Jersey, Sarah started working as on of our full time assistants in July 2018. She has 15+ years of equine experience and before moving to Pennsylvania, she was riding every day, whenever she could. Other hobbies include photography and going jogging. She loves being on the road with the Doctors and learning something new every day. For her, being part of a group of people who share the same love for animals, especially horses, is very rewarding.

  • Nancy Gelsinger

    Nancy is one of our office staff, responsible for all of our purchasing accounts and billing. If you call our office, Nancy is one of the people you are most likely to speak with! She has worked with us for the last 35 years and has stayed on as the clinic has gone through many changes. She enjoys volunteering with her church and mowing her lawn in the summer.

  • Jennifer Younglas

    Jen joined our team February 2015. She is an integral part of our office staff, managing scheduling, lab submissions, and keeping us organized. There are also times when she will assist the doctors on the road. If you call the office, she will be the one frequently answering your questions and scheduling your appointments. Jen enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters. She also has a passion for Percheron horses which she raises and shows.