East Bay Animal Hospital
Dr. Peter Cournoyer (Practice Owner)
Education: Boston College, Tufts University
31 years in practice
Dr. Cournoyer graduated from Boston College in 1984, and Tufts University of Veterinary Medicine in 1989. He opened this
practice in 1993, and especially enjoys primary care and surgery. He is married with three children, and enjoys the family
pets: two dogs and four chickens.
Dr. Elizabeth Murdock
Education: Royal Veterinary College and Vassar College
19 Years in practice
Dr. Murdock graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in London, England in 2001 and practiced in the UK until 2008.
She moved back to the US in 2008 with her husband, 3 children, and 3 pets in tow. She enjoys surgery, small mammals, and
Dr. Amy Munson
Education: Atlantic Veterinary College
11 Years in practice
Dr. Munson graduated from Atlantic Veterinary College on Prince Edward Island, Canada, and has been practicing in RI ever since. She and her husband Chris share their home with two "special needs" animals, a three-legged Chihuahua, and a one-eyed
cat. She also has two large fuzzy dogs and one other "rescue" cat. She recently added two humans to her extensive family as well!
Dr. Benjamin Brault
Education: Kansas State University, College of Veterinary Medicine
18 Years in practice
Dr. Brault graduated from Cornell University in 1999, and Kansas State University, College of Veterinary Medicine in 2003.
After completing a one year rotating internship in general practice, internal medicine, surgery and critical-care in Sacramento, California, he has then spent his career practicing general medicine and surgery and raising a family. He and his wife Leah share their home with 2 kids, 2 Burmese cats, and a large Leonberger named Moon.
They also have 2 beehives in their backyard.
Meaghan joined our staff in the Fall of 2011. She shares her home with one adorable dog named "Fender", two cats named "Ziggy" and "Zoso", and a Leopard Gecko named "Morrison".
Emmy joined our team in the Spring of 2011. She utilizes her surgical training and degree in Science to assist with our
four-legged friends. She has two dogs named "Wrek" and "Layla", and a cat named "Punkin".
Office Manager/Veterinary Assistant
Karly joined our staff in May of 2012, having previously worked with animals at a pet store. She has a Bassett Hound named
"Winston". She also has two cats named "Cricket" and "Crumpet".
Certified Veterinary Technician
Jessica joined our team in September of 2020. She completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Veterinary Technology at
Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, NY in December of 2019, and is certified as a Veterinary Technician. She has worked at small
practices in NYC and Brooklyn, as well as the Bronx Zoo, the NY Aquarium and Belize Wildlife and Referral Clinic in Central
America. She and her husband Justin share their home with their two fur babies: a Yorkie named "Chewie" and a Maltese