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Meet the friendly staff at St. Francis Animal Hospital!

  • Stephen McAuliff, DVM
    Hospital Medical Director

    Dr. McAuliff graduated from Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Microbiology and then went on to obtain his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. Prior to founding St. Francis Animal Hospital in 1994, Dr. McAuliff was an equine veterinarian for six years. During this time, he was a veterinarian for the National Reining Horse Futurities and Barrel Racing Futurities. He also spent two years as a veterinarian for a circus layover, where he gained experience working with exotics, such as elephants, lions and tigers.. When he isn't spending time with his clients and patients, he enjoys spending quality time with his wife Terri, their children, his Lab Ruby and Yorkshire Terrier Pickles. Dr. McAuliff is also an avid golfer and dedicated Oklahoma State University football fan.

  • Madelyn Gonzalez, DVM
    Associate Veterinarian

    Dr. Madelyn Gonzalez joined the St. Francis animal hospital team in 2012, when she relocated to the Fredericksburg area from Puerto Rico. She is an experienced veterinary practitioner whose main interests are internal medicine and emergency situations. She is fluent in both Spanish and English and accepts appointments in both English and Spanish. When she isn't at the hospital, she enjoys spending time with her husband, children and their dog.

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  • Debbie Marinacci
    Practice Manager

    Debbie started her career in veterinary medicine in 1988 in northern Virginia as an assistant in a small, up and coming practice. After 6 years, she moved to Carlisle, Pennsylvania to work as a surgery technician in a mixed practice for a year. After returning to Virginia, she came to work as a veterinary technician at St. Francis in 1995. Debbie was able to experience working many aspects of the hospital until her husband's career took them to Lynchburg in 2005, for the next 10 years. She returned to St. Francis in August 2015 as Practice Manager. In her free time, Debbie enjoys spending time with family, cooking, and the beach. Anyone that knows Debbie, knows she is a huge Pearl Jam fan and has been able to enjoy seeing them in concert more than 50 times (and counting) all over the country. She is also an avid Redskins and Maryland Terrapins Fan.

  • Keri Webb
    Assistant Manager

    Keri Webb has been in the veterinary field for 20 years, she began her career in 1996 in Illinois as a veterinary assistant. She was at the same practice for 13 years and then moved to Virginia. She has been with the St Francis Team as a tech assistant/inventory manager since 2011. Keri has recently transitioned into more of a management role within the practice. Keri has been married for 20 years, she is the mother of 3 beautiful daughters, one four legged fur son Hunter a chocolate lab, Spike the leopard gecko and Mochi the dwarf hamster. Her time is filled with all things family outside of work.


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