Meet our Veterinarians

Dr. Burke was born and raised in Catonsville.  She attended Catonsville Elementary, Junior and Senior High Schools.  She  graduated from University of Maryland Baltimore County in 1982 and received her DVM with honors from Ohio State University in 1985.  She opened Paradise Animal Hospital on June 19, 1990.  Her special interests include internal medicine, geriatrics and canine rehabilitation.  She is a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner.  Dr. Burke and her husband, Will, are the proud parents of two boys, Nick and Mack; two dogs, Ripp and Croner; two cats, Charlotte and Ahab; and a parakeet.  In her free time she enjoys the outdoors, gardening, working out with her friends and antiquing.

Dr. Auclair is a 1979 graduate of Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine.  She joined Paradise Animal Hospital in August of 1994.  Her special interests include internal medicine, and veterinary technician education.  Dr. Auclair and her husband, Ralph, have three sons who are all now grown.  Outside of veterinary practice, Dr. Auclair enjoys gardening, home projects and travel.

Dr. Tinanoff is originally from Connecticut and went to veterinary school at Cornell University.  She then completed an internship at Oradell University in New Jersey, after which she came to Maryland to be closer to her family.  She practiced at an emergency hospital for two years and then came to Paradise Animal Hospital in 2005.  When she's not chasing around her toddler, she enjoys traveling, playing cello, hiking and running.  She lives with her husband and son as well as a funny-looking, pint-sized mutt and two lazy cats.

Dr. Wareham, a native of Denver, Colo., completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Maryland and went on to graduate from the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine in 1994. He has worked in small animal practice since 1995 as well as emergency and critical care. In October of 2005, Dr. Wareham joined Paradise Animal Hospital with interests in internal medicine and soft tissue surgery. Outside of veterinary medicine, he enjoys the great outdoors, dabbling in community theater,  AKC breed showing, and tending his koi pond. He feels fortunate to share his home with three Great Danes, a Miniature Schnauzer (she rules the roost!), and three cats.

Dr. Banish is a 1985 graduate of the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. She invested her early career in endangered species recovery and research. She worked mostly on the Hawaiian Monk Seal and Green sea turtle but also with whales and porpose, including Bowhead whales in Alaska, Weddel seals in the Antarctic, and for a short period with Bald eagles in Idaho. Subsequent to doing wildlife work she worked at the National Zoo and later as a professor in the zoo and exotic animal service at the veterinary school in Davis, Calif.

Dr. Banish has been a part of theParadise Animal Hospital medical team since 1998.  As an experienced general practitioner, she enjoys fostering long term relationships with clients and their pets clients at ease and works hard to ensure good communication and client education within appointments.

Dr. Banish has one daughter. She has several cats but loves dogs too and looks forward to the next in a long life series of beloved canine companions. She has a passion for all manner of watersports including scuba diving, kayaking and sailing, as well as swimming, biking, running, rock climbing, and on lazy days, motorbiking or gardening and traveling.