New Castle Veterinary Hospital

30 North Greeley Avenue
Chappaqua, NY 10514


Stephanie Fitzgerald LMT
Veterinary Technician/Hospital Manager

Stephanie joined the staff of New Castle Veterinary Hospital 18 years ago. She started as a receptionist and veterinary assistant and now handles many of the administrative roles in the practice. She is also the preceptor and mentor to new staff. Stephanie spends many of her personal vacations working in shelters and rescuing animals. She lives with her two dogs "China" and "Ms. Purdy" and her two cats "Ping" and "Bogie" who are all rescues. She loves taking long walks with her pups.

Brittney Stockert LVT
Licensed Veterinary Technician

Brittany is Lydia's daughter and a licensed veterinary technician at New Castle Veterinary Hospital. Her role in the care team is to assist in medical procedures, prepare and administer medications, anesthesia, x-rays, dentistry and other clinical responsibilities. She lives with her dog "Riley" and her two cats "Peanut" and " Bella". She also works with her parents rescuing abandoned casts and additionally volunteers at Pets Alive in Elmsford, NY. Her other passions include softball and horseback riding.

Lydia Stockert
Front Office Coordinator

As a veterinary receptionist, Lydia greets clients, schedules appointments and acts as a liaison between the client and the veterinarians. She joined the care team at New Castle Veterinary Hospital after raising her two children with her husband Bob. She chose the veterinary field because she "gravitated to what she loves". She currently lives with rabbits, dogs, cats, fish, lizards and a horse! When not working she enjoys rescuing cats and kittens and senior dogs from shelters. She is proud to say that she has placed 17 kittens and 8 cats in living forever homes. Lydia also likes to travel, ski, cook and bake.

Julie Johnson
Veterinary Assistant