Jennifer Feeney, DVM, Fear Free Certified
A New Jersey native, Dr. Feeney attended Seton Hall University before graduating from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1994. She has worked for several veterinary hospitals in and around New Jersey including a 24-hour emergency clinic and a large local animal shelter.
She was awarded the Good Neighbor Award from Henry Schein Animal Health in honor of her dedication and contribution to sharing the value of animals to residents in her local community. She is a huge advocate of shelter medicine and volunteers her time at Somerset Regional Animal Shelter, helping keep pets waiting for their new homes healthy and adoptable.
Dr. Feeney is married and lives in Bridgewater with her husband, Kevin, and their two boys. Her favorite past times are reading, writing (she's currently writing a young adult fantasy novel series), horseback riding, yoga, and volunteering with Somerset Regional Animal Shelter.
She shares her life with some fantastic rescued pets: Perry, Daisy, Benny, Oswald, and Nicky the cats, some guinea pigs and hermit crabs, and Chewie, her incredibly adorable and fluffy mutt! She loves working right here in her hometown.
Linda Piffer, DVM, Fear Free Certified
Dr. Piffer graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine in 1987. She completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Purdue University in 1988. Dr. Piffer has practiced in New Jersey since then and has been with Somerset Veterinary Group since 1993. She has special interest in the nutritional management of disease and the use of herbs and supplements as adjuncts to therapy. Dr. Piffer lives in Middlesex with her husband, Lou, and their daughter, Julia.
Colleen Miller, DVM, Fear Free Certified
Dr. Miller attended Cook College, Rutgers University, where she received her BS degree in Animal Science in 2000. Following her undergraduate studies, Dr. Miller was admitted to Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine. She has been an associate veterinarian at Somerset Veterinary Group since 2006. Dr. Miller has a cat, Rudy, and a rabbit, Julius.
Irene Lentis, DVM, Fear Free Certified
Dr. Lentis was born and raised in New Jersey until she attended Albright College in Reading, PA, where she obtained her Bachelor of Science in biology. She went on to continue her studies in veterinary medicine at Tuskegee University before returning home. She has practiced in New Jersey ever since her graduation and has volunteered in different shelters.
In her spare time, Dr. Lentis enjoys traveling, baking, volunteering, and spending time with her family. She has three cats, FiFi, Panther, and Spartacus, and one dog, Bisette who she adores.
Abby Oratio, DVM, Fear Free Certified
Dr. Abby Oratio grew up in Ramsey, New Jersey and now lives in Basking Ridge. She attended Bucknell University for her undergraduate studies and later obtained a DVM degree from Tufts University. Prior to joining Somerset Veterinary Group, Dr. Oratio worked at New England Animal Medical Center and Animal Infirmary of Hoboken. She has special veterinary interests in internal pet medicine.
At home, Dr. Oratio has a mini bull terrier named Tuna (aka Petunia). In her spare time, she enjoys indoor cycling/spinning, hiking, running, and staying active.
Dennis Ting, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, Board Certified Surgeon
Originally from Southern California, Dr. Ting attended the University of California, San Diego for undergraduate work in the field of Animal Physiology and Neuroscience. He then earned a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of California, Davis in 2003. In the following year, Dr. Ting returned to Southern California to complete a one-year internship in small animal medicine and surgery. With a growing interest in small animal surgery, he completed a surgery specific internship in Denver followed by an orthopedic research fellowship at Michigan State University. Dr. Ting then stayed at Michigan State University and completed his residency training in small animal surgery.
Dr. Ting, who is board certified by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS), performs advanced surgeries at Somerset Veterinary Group by appointment. He has particular interests in orthopedics, traumatology, and oncologic surgery. He is trained in minimally invasive surgeries such as fluoroscopic-assisted fracture repair. Dr. Ting has also published a number of original orthopedic articles in various veterinary surgery journals and has presented numerous lectures on national and local levels.