Meet Our Team

  • Dr.
    Alexandra Kintz-Konegger,
    DVM, CVA
    Veterinarian, Owner

    Dr. Alexandra Kintz-Konegger, DVM CVA, graduated from the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, Austria in 2000. While in Veterinary School, she completed some of her clinical rotations at the Taiwan National University, Taipei. She also spent one summer in Pinnawella, Sri Lanka tending to elephants in an elephant orphanage. She received accreditation for U.S. license through the AVMA’s Educational Commission for Foreign Veterinarian Graduates in 2000. Dr. K accepted an internship/associate position at an equine surgical clinic in Apollo, PA in 2000. While working there, she enjoyed traveling to Cairo, Egypt for equine orthopedic and breeding consultations. In 2004, Dr. K started practicing small animal medicine in Jeanette, PA. Throughout the years, Dr. K has developed a lifelong interest in Eastern medicine & acupuncture. She obtained certification for Certified Veterinary Acupuncture in the summer of 2010. Her continuing education includes advanced acupuncture, herbal alternatives, and nutrition courses. Her free time is spent with her family and many animals, including goats, horses, chickens, cats, bunnies and dogs, on her family farm in Latrobe, PA.

  • Dr.
    Brian Hougentogler,
    DVM, CVA

    Dr. Hougentogler has been with us since February 2017. Dr. Hougentogler is originally from Wilmington, Delaware. He graduated from St. Vincent College in 1999, and he got his veterinary degree from the University of Illinois in 2003. After graduation, he worked for two years at a small animal emergency clinic in Dormont.  Then he spent 11 years at a veterinary practice near Murrysville. Not only does Dr. Hougentogler give you another experienced veterinarian to rely on at K. Vet, but he is also our third vet certified in Veterinary Acupuncture by the Chi Institute (where, many of you know, Dr. Konegger teaches). When he is not in the office, Dr. Hougentogler enjoys reading, going to the gym and playing music. He and his wife are also busy with their two children and two cats.

  • Dr.
    Deb Donohue, VMD

    Dr. Deb Donohue joined the K. Vet team in May 2018. She grew up in central Pennsylvania. After completing her undergraduate work at the University of Pennsylvania, she moved west to Montana and got a Master’s degree from the University of Montana. She graduated University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 1988. After a year of practicing small animal medicine in Syracuse, NY, she moved to the Greensburg area. She continued to practice in the area until 2010 when she went to work for the USDA in “the middle of nowhere” upstate NY. Although she enjoyed the area, she returned to western PA to continuing practicing small animal medicine late 2011. When she is not at the office she enjoys spending time with her husband, 3 children (when she can get them all in the same place), 2 dogs and 2 cats. She enjoys reading, playing board games with friends, learning, and spending time outdoors. She has recently started running again.

  • Dr. Amy Wong, DVM

    A native Pittsburgher, Dr. Wong graduated from the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2013. She then worked in small animal private practice for several years prior to joining the K. Vet team. Dr. Wong has a strong interest in integrative medicine, and is currently studying Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine and Veterinary Acupuncture at the Chi Institute. In her free time, Dr. Wong enjoys hiking, reading, and spending time with her family, which includes her three cats.

  • Dr. Michelle Martinek, DVM

    Dr. Michelle Martinek is a 2019 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine and the newest member of the K. Vet doctor team. Originally a native of Ohio, she has enjoyed living in Michigan, Illinois, and Florida prior to her recent move to Pennsylvania. Dr. Martinek is passionate about all species of animals. She did shark research in Miami, Florida, where she earned her undergraduate degree in Marine Science and Biology. She is an AQUAVET graduate and spent her clinical year learning from multiple highly regarded exotic animal specialists. A self-proclaimed “cat lady,” she is joined in Greensburg by her cat, Leon, and ball python, Monty. To stay active, she enjoys tennis, yoga, and skiing. She is passionate about travel and hopes to earn her pilot’s license soon. 

  • Wendy
    Practice Manager

    Wendy graduated with a B.S. in Biology from University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. She had 11 years of experience in the medical field and over 15 years of experience in the veterinary field as receptionist, technician and manager of a local animal shelter before becoming the office manager at K.Vet Animal Care. Wendy is married with three children, who are all recent or current University of Pittsburgh students. She has two rescued shelter dogs and two rescued cats. She loves to vacation in the Outer Banks, NC every year.

  • Brittany CVT
    Office Manager/Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT)

    Brittany previously studied at Penn State before attending The Vet Tech Institute of Pittsburgh, where she graduated in 2011. She passed her National boards in December of 2011 and has since been working as a licensed veterinary technician. She previously worked as a lead technician and office manager at a Banfield Pet Hospital for 3 years prior to joining the K. Vet Animal Care team in 2014. Brittany shares her home with her boyfriend, Charlie, and their children, Emma, Chase, Anson and Peter. Their pack wouldn’t be complete without Abbie, a border collie, their five cats, Brody, Taco, Cinderelli (“E” for short), Marilyn Monroe and Princess Leia, and their bearded dragon, Neegan. Brittany LOVES all things Disney! She also enjoys spending time with her family, watching movies, reading, traveling and camping.

  • Sharon

    Sharon graduated with high honors from CCAC with a degree in Radiologic Science. Before working at K. Vet, Sharon was a Board Certified Radiologic Technologist at a local hospital. She is also a Certified Equestrian Massage Therapist, trained by Equissage in Round Hill, VA. She was a senior store manager for many years, managing stores in Greensburg, Taunton and Hyannis, MA. Sharon and her husband, Steve, share their home with Rommel, a Rottweiler, their cats, two American Quarter horses, Mick and Bear, chickens and of course the leader of roost, General Tso, a rooster. 

  • Elizabeth aka Beth

    Beth is a 2018 graduate of the Pittsburgh Veterinary Technical Institute, and is working on passing her boards to become a licensed technician. Beth is a Greensburg native that grew up on a farm surrounded by various animals, and participated in the 4-H club “Sugarloaf” with pigs, goats and chickens. When she is not at K. Vet, she works as a cook at a local retirement home, Redstone Highlands. She has two fur-babies, Perdy, a Dalmatian mix, and a feisty cat, Phoebe. In her spare time, she enjoys hanging out with her niece and nephew at her sister’s dairy farm. In addition, she also enjoys exploring the outside with Perdy, watching Disney movies, trying to catch a local Pittsburgh sports game, and catching up with friends while trying new restaurants.

  • Ken
    Pharmacy Technician

    Ken majored in biology in college, and then served four years in the US Navy. Since 1990, Ken has worked at Veterinary Hospitals in Norfolk, VA; his hometown: Ft. Lauderdale, FL; Murrysville, PA; and his current hometown: Greensburg, PA. He and his wife, Juliann, share their home with their cairn terrier, Marshall, turtle, Molly, and cats Luna and Mayday. In his free time, Ken enjoys running.

  • Saralynne CVT
    Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT)

    Saralynne graduated from the Veterinary Technician Institute of Pittsburgh in 2008, and has been working in the veterinary field since 2007. She shares her home with her daughter, Rylee, a Great Pyrenees, Malakai, a pug, Demeirikit, and her one eyed cat, Clopsy, who she rescued as a kitten. In her spare time she loves to sing karaoke in her living room and dance like nobody’s watching! Saralynne also enjoys laughing and making the world a better place, one day at a time. 

  • Sam CVT
    Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT)

    Samantha studied at Saint Vincent College and Sanford Brown before graduating in 2010. Samantha previously worked at Banfield before joining K. Vet in October 2014. Samantha has a little boy named Gabriel. She shares her home with four cats, Kilala, Fey, Freyja, and Onyx, as well as a Dachshund, Phoenix. In her free time, Samantha enjoys gardening and needle work.

  • Robyn, CVT
    Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT)

    Robyn graduated from the Vet Tech Institute of Pittsburgh in 2009. She has been working in the veterinary field for the last 8 years. She joined the K. Vet team in November 2017. Robyn and her husband Anthony reside in Ferndale, Pa with their three children Delaney, Brynlee, and Wesley. At home, she also has a Labrador mix named “Riley”, a Golden doodle named “Sparkle”, and a guinea pig named “Fish”. Robyn and her daughters manage their rabbits “Henry’s Holland Lops and English Spots”. They enjoy the many aspects of breeding and showing their rabbits. Robyn enjoys supporting and promoting the rabbit industry. She is a member of the American Rabbit Breeders Association, Pa. State Rabbit Breeders Association, Mid Atlantic Rabbit and Cavy Shows circuit (Secretary) and the Westmoreland County Rabbit Club (Secretary). Robyn is a 4-H alumnus and leader for the Westmoreland County 4-H Rabbit program. In her free time, she enjoys helping her children learn to show livestock, camping, fishing, and swimming.

  • Hannah
    Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT)

    Hannah attended and graduated from the Vet Tech Institute of Pittsburgh in December of 2015 and became a CVT in April 2016. Hannah worked for a veterinary clinic in Derry Township before joining the K. Vet team in March 2018. She spends her time outside of work training her mixed breed dog, Delilah, to compete in AKC agility and entering her cat, Ramona, in occasion CFA show in the class of Household Pet. Hannah also enjoys learning about pet nutrition and training dogs and cats.

  • Hillary
    Certified Vet Technician (CVT)

    Hillary graduated from the Vet Tech Institute of Pittsburgh in 2006. She joined the K. Vet team in November 2018. She has been working in the veterinary field for over 11 years. Her family includes her husband, Rick, their sons, Lyric & Miles, their dog, Levi, and their cat, Bowie. In her free time, she enjoys baking, crafting and spending time with her family.

  • Emily
    Veterinary Assistant

    Emily graduated from the Vet Tech Institute of Pittsburgh in 2017. She completed her externship at Brown Equine in Somerset, PA but decided that she also wanted to work with small animals. She has two horses, America, a Rocky Mountain Horse, and Miss Kitty, a Kentucky Saddle Horse. Emily also has two cats Sox and Blackie and one dog, Admiral, a Bernese Mountain Dog. Emily is training Admiral to become a therapy dog to take to hospitals, nursing homes, and schools. Her main goal with him is to work with veterans in any way she can. Emily loves watercolor painting, watching movies, ballroom dancing, riding her horses, scuba diving and traveling.

  • Schwartz
    Clinic Cat

    Schwartz came to us in January 2011 from a local shelter. He had severe corneal ulcers, and no one was sure his eyes could be saved. Fortunately, Dr. Konegger took exceptional care of him, and saved not only his life, but he was able to retain a good portion of his eyesight as well. He now greets clients and patients, and is frequently seen lounging in the reception area.

  • Crispy Creme
    Clinic Cat

    Crispy Creme found us over the Fourth of July 2012 when a Greensburg Police Officer brought him in after being hit by a car. Surprisingly, Crispy did not have any major injuries, only a small area of road rash which has since healed wonderfully. Not having any luck locating Cripsy’s previous owners, Dr. Konegger decided to let him become our second office cat. Crispy is often found hanging with employees at lunch or lounging in one of the cat trees through out the clinic.


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