Meet Our Veterinarians
We're pleased to have a capable team of veterinarians here in Limerick. Between them, they have many years of experience and immeasurable commitment to providing your four-legged family members with first-rate care. See their bios below to learn more about them!
Dr. Robert Nicol
Dr. Nicol joined our staff in 1987. He is a graduate of Bristol Veterinary School and a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons in London, England. Dr. Nicol was in private practice for four years in London and eight years in Jamaica before arriving here. He has multiple areas of interest in veterinary medicine. Over the years, he has developed special skills in the fields of veterinary orthopedics and abdominal ultrasound. He is an avid golfer and a member of the Philadelphia Pickwick Club.
Dr. Michael Yarnall
Dr. Yarnall came to Limerick Veterinary Hospital in 1996 after graduating from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. He has always lived in the area, having graduated from Boyertown High School before attending Albright College in Reading. Dr. Yarnall has a passion for working with dogs and cats. He takes pride in working with and getting to know his clients and their pets, from puppies and kittens through the golden years. In his free time, Dr. Yarnall is an avid mountain bike racer and backpacker. He also enjoys collecting old trucks and tractors.
Dr. Janet Hanning
Dr. Hanning is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, and she joined our staff in June of 1996. Prior to coming to Limerick, Dr. Hanning worked in emergency medicine. She has special interests in small animal medicine, including a certification in acupuncture. In her free time, she enjoys horseback riding, fishing and spending time with her son.
Dr. Tiffany Pfluger
Dr. Pfluger is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, and joined the Limerick Veterinary Hospital family in 2008. Her professional interests include preventative care and client education, ophthalmology and pain management. She has been certified in Medical Veterinary Acupuncture since 2013, and is excited to bring this modality to LVH! In her free time, she enjoys triathlon training, skiing and spending time with her husband and “fur” babies, especially her calico sidekick, Pickles!
Dr. Maura McGinley
Dr. McGinley received her undergraduate degree from LaSalle University in Philadelphia, and is a graduate of the Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She joined the Limerick Veterinary Hospital family in 2010, and has a particular interest in ophthalmology and emergency/critical care medicine. In her free time, she enjoys horseback riding and spending time with her husband and three sons.
Dr. Nabil Makary
Dr. Makary is a graduate of the University of Cairo in Egypt, and joined our team in 1986. He has special interests in small animal and exotic animal medicine, and enjoys spending his free time with his grandchildren, Morgan Elizabeth and Anderson Scott. After retiring from a 31-year career with the federal government, Dr. Makary now spends more of his time working part-time for the hospital.
Dr. Patricia Donahue
A graduate of the University of Edinburgh School of Veterinary Studies and member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons in Scotland, Dr. Donahue returned to our staff as a veterinarian in September of 2015 after many summers working at Limerick during her studies. After graduation, she completed an internship a the People’s Dispensary of Sick Animals, a veterinary charity in the UK. Dr. Donahue’s professional interests include emergency medicine, soft tissue surgery and ultrasound. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her two dogs, who traveled with her all the way from Scotland!
Dr. Nicole Rogers
Dr. Nicole Rogers, a 2015 graduate of the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, is very excited to have joined Limerick Vet in January 2018. She moved to the area from Buffalo, NY, where she worked in small animal general practice, while also working part-time in emergency medicine. Dr. Rogers declared she would be a veterinarian at age 5, having grown up among dogs, cats, pocket pets, and horses. Her top interests in veterinary medicine include internal medicine and emergency medicine. She enjoys spending her free time with her husband and their Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Great Dane/Lab mix, Maine Coon cat, and their 65 gallon marine aquarium.