Liz AltonDVMRead More
When Dr. Alton was a child, she would bring home any animal in need, be they birds, turtles or dogs, to the consternation of her parents. Thus began her love of animals and her odyssey to become a veterinarian. As a practicing veterinarian for over 30 years, Dr. Alton finds the close relationships she forms with clients and their special four legged friends the most rewarding aspect of her professional life.
Dina BahrawyDVMRead More
Dr. Bahrawy completed her pre-veterinary training at UVM and graduated from Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 2003. Following an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at a referral hospital in coastal Maine, she returned to Vermont with her family.
Mark MurrayDVM, Co-ownerRead More
Mark is originally from Texas but considers Vermont his adopted home. Originally he went to school to study physics and worked as an engineer for Lockheed-Martin in New Mexico and then IBM right here in Essex Junction, before finally going back to school to become a veterinarian.
Simone Kratochvil-MeertensDVM, Co-ownerRead More
Dr. Kratochvil was born in the Netherlands and graduated from Utrecht University in 2001. She worked as a small animal veterinarian in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands before moving to the USA in 2004, where she worked in a feline hospital in upstate New York. She practiced in Ithaca, NY for a time before moving to Lebanon, NH where she was for 4 years before joining our team in 2010.
Kristen GuldbechDVMRead More
Kristen grew up in New Jersey. Before attending veterinary school, she got her masters in animal and dairy science at University of Georgia where she learned about blue grass and comfort food as well as animals. She then attended St George's University School of Veterinary Medicine in Grenada West Indies.