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Kitten Helps Collar Man Accused of Being Fake New York City Veterinarian,, February 12, 2006

Homeless cat from Brooklyn poses as would-be patient to nab Steven Vassall, former veterinary lab assistant, arrested while carrying cat in a box and cash for surgery.

 Owner contacted authorities after dog survived botched operation.

Alleged victim says fake vet "seemed like a genuinely nice guy." 

Veterinarian Charged with Cruelty (New York), Dec. 30, 2005

Ronald Peters, DVM,Greenwich, NY

o Indicted by Washington County grand jury on misdemeanor count of animal cruelty for failure to provide, among other things, proper medical care

o REPEAT OFFENDER ALERT: In 1999, Peters was convicted of several misdemeanors for falsely billing the town of Greenwich for disposing of stray dogs. Instead of proper disposal, Peters dumped them on the side of a road.


Larry Mauer, DVM

Routine Visit to Vet Proves Deadly for Playful Puppy (Monticello), Times Herald-Record, Sept. 30, 2003

Marco Zancope, DVM

Veterinarian Accused of Helping Woman Kill Self , Times Herald-Record, Oct. 15, 1998