Dr. Sean Hoffman, our Chief of Staff, grew up in California and attended UC Davis for his undergraduate degree. He received his DVM degree from Iowa State University.

Dr. Hoffman's special interests include internal medicine and dermatology. He has a dog and four cats at home. 

Erica Barenbaum, DVMDr. Erica Barenbaum grew up in Coral Springs, Florida and currently lives in Bensalem, Pennsylvania. She attended Tusculum College in Greeneville, Tennessee, where she played Division II soccer and received her undergraduate degree, and The University of Tennessee College Veterinary Medicine in Knoxville for her DVM degree. Her special interests include animal behavior and small animal and exotic/wildlife care.

Outside of work, Dr. Barenbaum enjoys spending time with her daughter, soccer, running, hiking, snowboarding, camping, and cheering on the Philadelphia Eagles and Louisville Cardinals. She also enjoys helping out with local animal rescues and Trap-Neuter-Release programs.

Dr. Barenbaum is a single mother to a beautiful baby girl named Hazel. Her family also includes a bloodhound/Great Dane/chocolate lab mix named Porter, a long haired dachshund named Tucker, two cats named Ace and Kloey, and a mouse named Leroy.

Amanda Struening, DVMDr. Struening is originally from Ringoes, New Jersey. She graduated from Delaware Valley University with a BS in Small Animal Science and a minor in Large Animal Science in May 2012. She then attended Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine and graduated in May 2016. Her interests include small and large animal medicine, surgery, and dermatology.

After working for New Hope Veterinary Hospital as a technician since 2011, then becoming an associate doctor there in 2016, she joined our team at Pet's Best Friend in July, 2017. Dr. Struening enjoys kayaking, fishing, going to the beach, and being outdoors. She has a yellow Labrador Retriever named Delilah.