Dr. Christman received his veterinary degree from Auburn University in 1998. Following graduation, he joined a large animal practice for 2 years in northeastern Pennsylvania. In 2000, he moved to Warren County and joined a mixed animal practice. In December, 2004, Dr. Christman accepted a full time position at the Northwest PA Pet Emergency Center. Dr. Christman's areas of interest include shock/trauma, internal medicine, emergency surgery, and diagnostic sonography. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), the Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association (PVMA), and the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society (VECCS).
Dr. Christman has 4 children and currently resides in Russell, PA with his wife, their 2 cats, "Baby" and "Hobart"; and Papillon, "Maggie". He enjoys hunting, fishing, and other outdoor activities.
Allison Dylewski, DVM
Dr. Dylewski returned to Erie in August, 2010 to join the NWPaPEC veterinary staff after completing a small animal rotation internship, including emergency and critical care, at Texas A&M. A graduate of Mercyhurst College, Dr. Dylewski completed her veterinary degree at the University of Tennessee in 2009. She gained valuable experience as a student extern at several Erie-area veterinary hospitals, including the Pet Emergency Center during vet school. Her areas of interest include not only emergency and critical care, but also internal medicine. She is a member of the AVMA, PVMA and VECCS.
Dr. Dylewski resides in Erie, PA with her husband, daughter and their dog, "Pixie"; three cats, "Nadzieja", "Lily", "Tenor"; and "Norbert" the bearded dragon.
Constance Hatchard Lorenzo, DVM
Dr. Hatchard is a graduate of Michigan State University. After graduating in 2005, she spent several years in a mixed (large and small) animal practice, primarily concentrating on equine and small animal medicine. For the past four years, Dr. Hatchard has been working at a small animal emergency practice. She joined our staff in August, 2012 after moving to Erie, where her husband is now attending LECOM in pursuit of his DO degree. Dr. Hatchard's areas of interest include surgery, behavior medicine, as well as ultrasound, and she is a current member of AVMA and AAEP.
Dr. Hatchard now resides with her husband, their two dogs, Norweigen Elhound, "Oakley" and hound mix, "Maximus"; 4 cats, "Persephone", "Freya", "Orion", and "Loki"; and their Percheron horse, "Tom".
Our Part Time & Relief Veterinary Staff
Robert Jung, DVM
Dr. Jung graduated in 2006 with a DVM from Iowa State University. He lives in Erie with his wife, Cara who is an Adjunct Professor in the Ceramic Arts at the State University of New York at Fredonia. Together they have a son named Rowan, a daughter named Stella, a dog named "Rocket" and a three legged cat named "Beetles". Dr. Jung also works as a relief doctor for the Northwest PA Pet Emergency Center and occasionally ‘moonlights’ at Presque Isle Downs Horse Track. His passions in Veterinary Medicine include Emergency & Critical Care Medicine, Theriogenology, Neonatal Medicine and Soft Tissue Surgery.
Dan Pierce, DVM
Dr. Pierce was born outside Cleveland and spent half of his childhood in Erie. He is a graduate of McDowell High School, Clarion University of Pennsylvania, and the Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Dan joined the staff of Glenwood Pet Hospital immediately after graduation in 2004. He became a partner in the business in 2006. Dan also works relief shifts at the Northwest Pennsylvania Pet Emergency Clinic, and he is employed by the Pennsylvania State Horse Racing Commission at Presque Isle Downs.