Meet the Team

Our Veterinarians

V. John Ludmerer, DVM  photo

V. John Ludmerer, DVM

Dr. John graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1997. His clinical year was spent at Oklahoma State University. He has been practicing veterinary medicine for fifteen years, thirteen of which have been spent right here in the lower Hudson Valley. Our beautiful hospital in Warwick, NY was designed and built by Dr. John in 2007. He has lived in the area all his life, he attended Burke Catholic High School and Villanova University. Dr. John currently resides in Greenwood Lake, NY with his wife and children. Besides veterinary medicine, Dr. John enjoys farming, playing volleyball, and almost any outdoor activity. The Ludmerers share their home with one cat - Uno, "the one eyed wonder".

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Jeryl Spencer, DVM

Dr. Spencer has been enjoying companion animal practice for over 20 years. After a year at Ross University in St. Kitts, she went on to earn her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Mississippi State University. She lived and practiced in Cincinnati for 10 years before moving back East to be closer to family. Dr. Spencer has a special interest in canine and feline internal medicine, dentistry, and small mammal care. Jeryl grew up in Bergen County and spent summers and holidays in nearby Highland Lakes, NJ. A local resident of Warwick for over 10 years, Jeryl shares her home with her human family and 3 dogs, 4 cats, and a bearded dragon!

Our Staff

Renee Layman </br> Technician photo

Renee Layman

Renee brings over 30 years experience to our hospital. She currently resides in Sullivan County with her family and kids. Their farm includes sheep, cows, chickens, horses, her cat, Weiner, and her beloved Golden Retriever, Rodeo.

Orchard Grove Animal Hospital
4 Ball Road
Warwick, NY 10990

For general information, questions, appointment requests, contact us at:

(845) 986-9399

Fax: 845-988-4700

For after-hours emergency care:

ASPCA Poison Control: (888) 426-4435

VCA Flannery Animal Hospital, New Windsor NY

(845) 565-7387

Guardian Emergency, Middletown NY

(845) 692-0260


Monday 9:00am - 5:00pm

Tuesday 9:00am - 5:00pm

Wednesday Closed

Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00pm

Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm

Saturday Closed

Sunday Closed

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