Dr. Leslie Siewko
What is your official job title at Atlantic Veterinary hospital? What is your UN-official title?
My official title is Associate Veterinarian. My un-official title would be Cat worshiper or maybe Boxer Enthusiast.
When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
I really wanted to be a McDonald’s cashier, but wound up going to Vet school instead.
What do you have for pets?
Sassy, 9 year old Golden (f)
Stasiu, 7 year old Boxer (m)
Mino, 3 year old Mix Breed (m)
Crash Man and Po, 13 year old Domestic Long Hair cats (m)
Four-Four, 13 year old Domestic Short Hair cat (f)
3 Chickens – Deb, Catherine and Juggs
2 Pigeons – Costello and Little Angel Face Baby Girl
What little known fact about you would surprise clients and maybe co-workers?
Many clients do not know that I am married to one of the other Atlantic Veterinary Hospital Veterinarians. Dr. Story and I have been married for almost 2 years.
How long have you worked at Atlantic Veterinary Hospital?
I have been happily employed here since July 2008
What is your favorite part about your job?
The clients!! Many have become dear friends over the years.
In your opinion, what animals are the most misunderstood?
Rats are very misunderstood! They may have long hairless tails that gross some people out, but they are the nicest pocket pets. They are very loving and can be trained.
If your pets could answer one question, what question would you pose?
What are the winning numbers on tonight’s Powerball drawing?