Dr. William McCord, earned an AS degree from SUNY at Delhi in 1970, a BS degree from Cornell University in 1972 and a DVM degree from Purdue University in 1978. He is a New York State licensed and accredited veterinarian plus a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), the New York State Veterinary Medical Society (NYSVMS), and the Hudson Valley Veterinary Medical Society (HVVMS).

After practicing for three years in Glen Cove, NY and Danbury, CT, Dr. McCord moved to Hopewell Junction with his wife Anne, who is a Delhi veterinary technician, and their two daughters (Christine and Karen) and founded the East Fishkill Animal Hospital in 1981. His medical strengths are in general diagnostics and surgery. He has trained and provided guidance to other local veterinarians over the years and enjoys sharing his expertise.

Dr. McCord has published over 60 scientific articles and lectures across the country and world on animal-related topics. In addition to caring for the animals at East Fishkill Animal Hospital, he also works with local humane organizations.