Can you imagine a life without pets? Our pets bring us so much joy and enrichment. Life wouldn't be quite the same without them. Although pets quickly become cherished members of the family, they ...View Article
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Born and raised in Lewisdale within biking distance of Lynn Animal Hospital, Dr. Carman has been in this area most of his life. He was destined to be a veterinarian says his mother after she tells many stories of the snakes and turtles he would drag home after school. He even managed to put fish in his swimming pool as a child so that he could release them again in the spring at the duck pond on University Blvd.
Dr. Carman graduated from Northwestern High School in 1978. He then attended the University of Maryland at College Park and finished school in 3 1/2 years graduating in the fall of 1981 with a Bachelor's Degree in Animal Science with additional studies in chemistry and biology/zoology. During this time he worked as a doctor's assistant at Lynn Animal Hospital from 1980-1984.
In 1984 he entered the newly created Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in Blacksburg, Virginia. He received his degree in 1988 as a member of the 5th graduating class. As he approached graduation, he was contacted by Lynn Animal Hospital about returning as a doctor. He commented laughingly, "They drug me back."
Dr. Carman is currently a resident of Laurel. He loves to trail ride on his bike, garden, and is a self-proclaimed "Sci-fi Geek." His two daughters, Alyssa and Lauren both work at the hospital.
Christinia Stancliff-Lubow, DVM
Dr. Stancliff-Lubow is a proud Maryland native and has always been passionate about learning. She enjoyed her years at Washington College (Chestertown, MD) while earning dual undergraduate degrees in Biology & Environmental Studies in 2006. During and in between degrees Dr. Stancliff-Lubow pursed her love of animals, working as a veterinary assistant. After earning her DVM at Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine (Blacksburg, VA) in 2015, she has gained valuable experience in both corporate practice and shelter medicine. She joined Lynn Animal Hospital in August of 2016 in order to practice medicine with a more personal connection to her clients and the community.
Dr. Stancliff-Lubow and her family enjoy the companionship of three amazing cats: Pimchang & Kiet (orphaned siblings adopted from a shelter) & Aidan Dubh (adopted after recovering from a lost battle with a horde of dachshunds). They also love their two noisy but entertaining parrots: Charlie (a Blue & Gold Macaw, rescued after losing a wing) & Link (an Eclectus parrot named after the hero in the Zelda video games). Her spare time is filled with game nights with friends & family, reading, cooking, & creating enrichment for her feathered and furry family members.