Dr Gretchen Allen, and her husband Dr. Kurt Lutgens,
obtained their veterinary degrees from Cornell Veterinary
School in 1978.  They joined Dr Joe Cali in the area in
1982.  Dr Allen and her husband have raised 3 sons on
their farm in Greenwich.  They have numerous show cows,
chickens, swans, multiple cats and dogs that add to their
family.  Her interests include animal behavior, volunteering
veterinary time in the Caribbean, gardening, and scuba
diving.
Dr. Margaret Horn joined Battenkill Veterinary in 1990.  She obtained
her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Massachusetts
and her veterinary degree from Virginia-Maryland College of
Veterinary Medicine.  Margaret lives on a farm in the area with her
husband, 2 sons, 3 dogs, and 2 cats.
Dr. Scott Lutgens joined our practice in June
2014.  He is from Greenwich, NY and is the
youngest son of Drs Kurt Lutgens and Gretchen
Allen.  He attended Cornell University for his
undergraduate degree and received his veterinary
degree from St. George's University in June 2014.
2017. She is originally from Queens, NY and
attended Ross University School of Veterinary
rotations at the University of Minnesota. She has
one cat named Dunkin, and hopes to adopt a dog
soon. She is thrilled to be a part of the Battenkill
team!