Meet Our Team

Dr Marks and Porter the DogTheresa Marks, DVM

Dr. Marks grew up in the area, attending St. Raymond's, Wildwood Catholic High School, and then Douglass College Rutgers University. She attended Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine, graduating Summa Cum Laude. Dr. Marks started out at the age of 14 as a kennel person and moved up to an office manager until her acceptance into veterinary school. In March, 2000, she started her own practice, South Paw Animal Hospital. She is an avid baseball fan and enjoys bicycle riding, snow skiing, and camping. She is also a ham radio operator. She enjoys teaching pet CPR classes and fundraising for various causes. Dr. Marks spends her free time with her husband Keith, and their furry family of 6 French Bulldogs: Sherman, Stout, Barley, PJ, Amber and Sierra.  She is a member of the South East Veterinary Group, NJAVMA and AVMA. Dr. Marks was inducted into the National Register's "Who's Who" of Executives and Professionals.

Genna Volchko, Office Manager

Genna has worked at South Paw Animal Hospital since 2002. She joined the team as a receptionist, and in 2005 became the Office Manager.  In her free time, she enjoys gardening, scrapbooking, and spending time with her husband and their 2 daughters. Genna has 6 cats, Paco, Jelli, Echo, Vinka, Anya, and Foster. One of her favorite parts of working at South Paw Animal Hospital is the special bonds she has made with clients and their pets over the years.

Lindsay S., Assistant Office Manager

Lindsay joined the South Paw team in 2006 as a receptionist.  In early 2014, she was promoted to Assistant  Office Manager. Lindsay enjoys baking, cleaning, and spending time with her boyfriend and their 2 sons and daughter on her time off. She has a cat named Peebie Kitty. Lindsay’s favorite part of working at South Paw Animal Hospital is how every staff member is compassionate and caring toward every client and patient that walks through our doors.


Andrew J., Receptionist

Andrew started working at South Paw in June 2014. He grew up in Paulsboro, NJ and moved here in 1998. Some of his hobbies include crafting, traveling, and reading. Currently he has a cat named BG. His favorite part of working at South Paw is talking with all of the clients and getting to know them.


Holly K., Veterinary Technician

Holly started at South Paw in April of 2016. She came to us with several years of experience in small animal medicine; however  her original training was with large animals. She obtained her Bachelors degree in Equine Science from Centenary College in 2007. She enjoys spending her free time trail riding her two horses, Tara and Tigue, walking her Belgian Malinois rescue,   Ava, and chasing after her five cats, Bianca, Nathaniel, Thomas, Gulliver, and Peregrin. Holly's favorite thing about working at South Paw is helping Dr. Marks give the best care possible to      all of our patients.

Kaitlyn H., Veterinary Technician

Kaitlyn started working at South Paw in October 2017. She moved here from North Carolina in September 2017.            In her free time, she enjoys reading, taking her dog for  walks, horseback riding, and spending time with her family. Kaitlyn has a Golden Retriever named Duke and a horse named Mia. Her favorite part of working at South Paw is being a part of a caring staff and working hands on             with the patients creating bonds with them and                   their owners.

Nancy M., Kennel Attendant

Nancy joined the team in 2004 as our Kennel Attendant. She has passion for dog obedience training, and has helped many of our clients train their puppies. She enjoys reading and attending church activities on her free time. Nancy also likes to spend time with her husband and their 2 sons, as well as Sunny, her yellow Labrador Retriever. Nancy enjoys working at South Paw Animal Hospital because she gets to interact with the animals and make their stay here as fun and comfortable as possible.



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Read What Our Clients Say

  • "I felt very comfortable at South Paw. The Dr and staff were extremely nice and knowledgeable, I look forward to building our relationship."
    laurat, Cape May Court House
  • "Extremely pleased with the quality and care that my pet and I received at SPAH. The staff was outgoing and respectful of my time and needs. I wish I had found this place earlier. Highly recommended!"
    stuartb, Marmora