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Veterinarians:

Dr. Nancy K. Frantz
Dr. Alison Harris
Dr. Nicole van Harreveld
Dr. Paula Gamache
Dr. Rachel M. Brodlie

Technicians:

Sharon Hickey
Lucy Breckenridge
Margery Schwartz
Terry Collins
Karen Dawn
Katherine Rowe
Sara Mitchell
Kelly Hays
Heather Wolff
Casey Laferriere
Annette Smith
Chelsea Weaver
Sarah Turner
Liz Stahle
Hillary Turner

Receptionist:

Donna Fay

Support Staff :

Ryan
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Dr. Frantz Dr. Nancy K. Frantz founded the Milton Veterinary Hospital in 1989. She is a graduate of Penn State University and the University of Pa. Veterinary School.
As owner and practicing veterinarian of a busy and ever-growing practice, she makes it her personal goal to continue enjoying her work.
Extra curricular activities include spending quality time with her family, waterskiing, running, gardening and travel.

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Dr. Harris Dr. Alison Harris joined MVH in 2002 but is not unfamiliar to the practice since her rotation at Milton in 1996. We welcome her knowledge and compassion as she continues to broaden her skills in companion animal medicine.
An outdoor enthusiast (running, hiking, waterskiing and skiing); she also enjoys cooking and a good book.

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Dr. Nicole van Harreveld Dr. Nicole van Harreveld happily joined the MVH team in 2007. A North Carolina native, she thoroughly enjoys living in Vermont with her husband and two children. She has special interests in reproduction and breeding as well as obedience training. In her spare time, Nicole enjoys cooking, reading, gardening, skiing, and Geocaching. Her family shares their home with a Timneh African Grey parrot named "Scribbles".

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Dr. Gamache Dr. Paula Gamache is a relief veterinarian who has been familiar to MVH since 1998. She enjoys a special interest in ophthalmology and rabbit medicine /surgery.
An accomplished gardener and avid reader, she also enjoys fine dining and travel.
Having lived with several Bullmastiffs (a favored breed) she is currently owned by a wonderful mixed version, Gus.

 

 

Photo coming soon Dr. Rachel M. Brodlie is a graduate of Tufts University and comes to us with an extensive background in wildlife conservation research that has taken her as far as the West African Elephant Conservation in Burkina Faso, Africa.
A member of Veterinarians for Global Solutions; she is also fluent in both French and Italian and enjoys painting, gardening and hiking.

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Sharon Hickey Sharon wears 2 hats at MVH as technician and office manager and started with Dr. Frantz on opening day in 1989. A Vermont Certified Veterinary Technician, she holds a B.S. from UVM in Animal Science as well as VCM from the School of Veterinary Practice Management.

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Lucy Breckenridge Lucy came to work at MVH in 1995 with a B.S. from UVM and has a special interest in animal behavior and canine obedience training. She would eventually like to participate in training for search and rescue with Newfoundland dogs. Her current canine companion (a Newfoundland named "Gracie") thinks this is a good idea.
Married with 2 children, Lucy enjoys photography, mountain biking, backpacking, skiing and running.

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Margery Schwartz Margie has been with MVH since 2000 and attended NAVC in 2004. She enjoys general patient care with an interest in dentistry and would like to become Vermont certified in the future.
She would love to someday own a sailboat as well as deal in real estate investments and likes to shoot pool with her friends.

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Terry Duffy Terry is a Vermont Certified Veterninary Technician and has been with MVH since 2001.
With interests in both surgery and animal behavior, she would also like to specialize in physical therapy.
She enjoys dog training (a special mention to "Shadow"), hiking, gardening and travel.

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Karen Downs Karen has been with MVH since 2002 and brings over 6 years prior experience with a special interest in feline behavior and nutrition.
Her home is run by 1 dog and 2 cats but this doesn't stop her from enjoying outdoor activities such as camping, hiking and canoeing. Go Red Soxs!

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Katherine Rowe Katherine first came to the Milton Veterinary Hospital Hospital in 2007 as part of her externship program during her first year of college at Vermont Technical College.  After graduating in 2008 with her Associates Degree in Veterinary Technology and her certification as a Veterinary Technician, she returned to us with an eagerness to get back to work.  She enjoys taking long walks, reading, and cooking for friends and family.  Katherine has a cat named Sammie who is spoiled to the bone and truly a part of the family.

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Sara Mitchell Sara has been with Milton Vet since 2003, is a Vermont Certified Technician and holds an associates degree from VTC. Her experience includes a rotation with Dover Veterinary Hopital in New Hampshire in internal medicine, soft tissue and orthopedic surgery and opthalmology. Her future plans include continuing her education towards a veterinary degree with a mix of volleyball, soccer and snowboarding thrown in for fun.

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Kelly Hays Kelly has been with MVH since July of 2006.  Oringinally from New Hampshire and having spent 9 years in Washington state, she and her husband are now enjoying the Vermont lifestyle.  Kelly graduated from the University of New Hampshire with an Associates Degree in Animal Science and is a Certified Veterinary Technician.  She shares her life with a peppy and ever-obedient English Setter named Jet, and a "perfect" Quarter Horse mare named Rachel.  In her spare time, Kelly enjoys kayaking and camping with her husband and participating in open Quarter Horse shows.

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Heather Thatcher Heather Wolff LVT,CVT graduated from SUNY Delhi in 2006 with an associates degree in Veterinary Science. She has been with Milton vet since 2009. She has special interest in animal behavior and general patient care. She shares her home with her cat "pea" and "Gus" her gentle giant great Dane.

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Casey Laferriere Casey Laferriere, CVT has her Associates Degree from VTC in Veterinary Technology.
Her medical interests are in oncology and laser therapy.
She enjoys traveling, camping and gardening and has a chihuahua mix named Rudy.

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Annette Smith Annette Smith, CVT is a graduate of VTC with an Associate Degree in Veterinary Technology with interests in small and large animal medicine and massage therapy.
A native Vermonter raised on a dairy farm, she enjoys pleasure riding with her best friend since childhood, her horse, Dante and being outdoors.
She lives with 2 cats, Chloe (who is calculated and proper) and Eva, the playful and clumsy one.

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Photo coming soon Chelsea Weaver attended Vermont Technical College and holds a special interest in general patient care, surgery and dental care.
She enjoys spending time boating on the lake in summer, reading, scuba diving and travel.
She lives with her canine companion, Nellie; felines Lacey and Kapri and Ava a Rex rabbit.

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Sarah Turner Sarah Turner holds a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science from UVM with a special interest in holistic medicine and animal nutrition.
A love for outdoor activities, she enjoys hiking, running, snowshoeing and camping.
She'd like to adopt from greyhound rescue in the near future.

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Photo coming soon Liz Stahle bio coming soon.

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Rebecca McBride Hillary Turner is currently a pre vet student at UVM.

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Donna Donna joined the Milton group in October of 2004.
Along with her affiliations with the Franklin County Humane Society, she has literally fostered dozens of homeless rescue dogs and cats. She currently shares her home with 3 cats and 2 dogs (all of which were rescue animals that she just couldn't let go).
As receptionist for the Milton Vet; Donna offers a broad base of knowledge and a compassion only shared by a true animal lover.

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Ryan Ryan joined Milton Veterinary Hospital in May of 2010 and plays a valuable role keeping all areas of the hospital well stocked and clean.
Ryan's personal interests are fishing/ice fishing and Harleys.