When you make an appointment with Falmouth Veterinary Hospital, you'll discover that our highly experienced team has a special knack for providing compassionate, quality medicine and complete explanations... so you know what your pet needs, why, and how we'll deliver it. But don't just take our word for it! See what Southern Maine pet owners have to say about us.
Betsy, Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT)
Betsy has always been an animal lover. She grew up in Houlton and had many dogs, cats and some special needs critters in the household as her mom volunteered at a local humane society. Betsy pursued her passion for animals and graduated from the University College at Bangor in 2009 with an AS in Veterinary Technology. She has a special interest in acupuncture, chiropractic, nutrition, behavior and homeopathy/alternative medicine. When not at work, Betsy enjoys horseback riding, pottery and spending time with Dan, her husband, Alice, her daughter, and cats Bear and Nebula as well as dog Kane.
Emma, Veterinary Assistant + Client Services Representative (CSR)
Emma grew up in North Yarmouth and traveled south to attend Davidson College where she studied anthropology and spent her spare time volunteering at the local animal control. After graduating she spent two years in Charlotte, NC at the Humane Society, exploring the fields of animal welfare and shelter medicine. She then decided she missed the snow and relocated back to Maine. Emma loves scared and shy animals and wants to make sure every pet has a positive experience at the practice. When not at work she spends her days with her small zoo: three shelter dogs, Cora, Hugh, and Abilene; and two cats, Tucker and Tennyson.
Sue, Certified Veterinary Assistant
Sue has been working at Falmouth Veterinary Hospital since 2003. Prior to working at FVH, she was a preschool and kindergarten teacher. Sue graduated from UMass Amherst with a B.S. in Natural Resource Studies and is currently working on a veterinary technology degree. Sue and her husband, Glenn, are originally from Massachusetts and have been living in Maine since 1998. Some of Sue’s favorite things to do when away from work are enjoying the outdoors, music, reading and movies.
Louise (Weezie), Certified Veterinary Assistant
Louise, AKA Weezie has nearly 25 years of experience in veterinary medicine and has been with us since September of 2013. Born, raised, and educated in Falmouth, Weezie’s first official job was in the kennel here at FVH when she was just 16 years old! She is a lover of all animals and is proud and privileged to share her life with an Italian Greyhound named Misty and a Greyhound named Tuesday. She enjoys continuing education and staying abreast of all the latest and greatest that veterinary medicine has to offer. Weezie has a special interest in surgery, dentistry, and client education. She has a great sense of humor and can be counted on to brighten the days of both her colleagues and the clients at FVH. In Weezie’s eyes, every creature that comes in to FVH is a “beauty queen” (or beauty king, as the case may be), and she makes sure to let each one know this. On her days off, she enjoys playing with her dogs, reading, writing, expanding her trivia knowledge, exploring new restaurants and doing almost anything that involves being in, on, or near the ocean.
Laurie Mitchell, LVT - Technical Team Coordinator
Laurie is a Maine-native, moving away to explore Vermont, NYC, and North Carolina before returning home to be close to family. Laurie earned her veterinary technician license in 1997. She completed an internship at the Animal Medical Center and then worked at a feline-only practice for many years before joining FVH in 2006. Special interests include feline behavior and senior care. She strives to make your furry family member's visit with us as stress-free as possible. When not working, Laurie enjoys cooking, gardening, and spending time with her husband, Sam and two daughters, Amelia and Josie. They share their home with a kitty, Kobe, and a sweet pit bull mix named June.
Nichole, Licensed Veterinary Technician
Nichole earned her B.S. in pre-veterinary medicine at the University of Maine in Orono in 2007. After graduation she began working as a veterinary assistant in Topsham. She joined Falmouth Veterinary Hospital (FVH) in 2009 and shortly thereafter, earned her technician license. She was able to work as a vet tech in Hawaii for a few years, but has since returned back to FVH to work. She loves that FVH gives her the flexibility to practice so many positions. Some days she's found running samples in the lab, other days she is monitoring anesthesia or administering treatments to hospitalized patients. She has a true passion for dental health. At least once a week she works as a dental hygienist scaling and polishing teeth, as well as taking dental radiographs. She gets extremely excited to show owner's before and after photos of their pet's teeth. The transformation can really be amazing sometimes! For her, there's nothing more satisfying than cleaning up an unhealthy mouth.
Beth, Licensed Veterinary Technician
Beth is a Maine native who grew up in Scarborough with a younger brother and a lot of pets: a rabbit, cats, dogs, ducks, and chickens. She graduated from Scarborough High School before attending and graduating from the University of Maine with a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal and Veterinary Sciences. She came to Falmouth Veterinary Hospital in 2002 and became a licensed veterinary technician after sitting for the national exam in January of 2003. She enjoys seeing the bond between clients and their pets and loves that she is able to play a part in enriching and extending that relationship. In her spare time she enjoys baking, gardening, and hiking. She resides in Freeport with her husband, Pete, their young son, Noah, and their tabby cat, Mabel.
Katelyn, Veterinary Assistant
Katelyn joined Falmouth in the spring of 2016.
Growing up on a Maine Farm taught Katelyn to both love and respect animals of all shapes and sizes. She has worked at both small and large animal veterinary clinics as a Veterinary Assistant. She has worked in and with numerous Maine Humane Society and canine rescue groups, where she developed a passion and dedication to the medical care that animals receive. Her ongoing interests in the veterinary field include equine medicine and canine behavior.
When not at work you can typically find Katelyn doing any activity related to the outdoors, including camping, hiking, hunting, lobstering and indulging in her love of photography.
At home she and her family manage a large multipurpose farm that is home to 3 very active dogs, 4 cats and many other barnyard critters - including 15 horses.
Michelle, Licensed Veterinary Technician
Michelle started at FVH in October of 2014 as a kennel attendant/CSR while she was finishing her veterinary technician degree. Before she started at Falmouth, Michelle worked at the Animal Refuge League for about a year and was a certified nursing assistant for several years before that. Michelle graduated from Great Bay Community College with a degree in veterinary technology in May of 2016. After passing her national exam, she moved into a licensed technician position at FVH. In her free time, Michelle likes to hang out with her two cats, Bobert and Mowgli, her dog, Demi, and visit family in northern Maine.
Stevie, CVA - Technical Team Coordinator
Stevie has been a valued member of the FVH team since 2009. Stevie started out her career with us as a CSR and set up our social media sites. Stevie soon learned that the medical side of FVH was her true passion and pursued and earned her veterinary assistant certificate in 2013. She has also taken on the role of inventory ordering for the hospital, which is a job she truly enjoys as she is an avid shopper. Stevie has a love for all creatures great and small. She shares her home with her husband, Dan, her daughters Eva and Nea, a 7-foot boa constrictor named Mina, a kitty named Shadow and two Chihuahuas, Lola and Tussa.
Sawyer, Hospital Assistant
Sawyer joined the FVH team as a kennel attendant in May of 2014. Since then, his position has evolved to the valued hospital assistant. Sawyer grew up in Falmouth and enjoys the community and all that the area offers. When he is not at work, you can find him playing basketball and spending time with friends, family and his Great Pyrenees, Monty. “My favorite part about FVH is the fact that no two days are ever the same. It’ been a great opportunity to meet and help care for many animals and their dedicated owners.”
Erin, Licensed Veterinary Technician
Erin grew up in Concord, New Hampshire with dogs, cats and rabbits. Her love of animals lead her to the University of New Hampshire where she graduated with an A.S. Degree in Veterinary Technology. After working at an
AAHA accredited general practice in Concord, Erin moved to Maine and started at FVH in June of 2018. Erin loves all aspects of the veterinary profession, and especially loves being able to assist with surgeries and dental procedures. In her free time, Erin enjoys spending time with Ellie, her sweet Golden Retriever (either at the beach or hiking trails) and also spending time with family and friends.
Erin, Veterinary Assistant + Client Service Representative
Erin is a Vermont girl living in a Maine world and spends most of her time exploring new hiking trails with her terrier mix, Filbert. She grew up in Salisbury with her twin brother, parents, and an eclectic mix of furry critters. After graduating Johnson State College she worked at a shelter and thus began her love & passion for helping animals. Prior to joining FVH early 2019, she worked for Burlington Emergency Veterinary Specialists in Williston, Vermont in the surgery department.
Kristin, CVA - Technical Team Coordinator
Kristin started working at FVH in 2012. She is a CVA (Certified Veterinary Assistant), and is currently working towards her license to become an LVT. She went to University of Southern Maine where she received a B.S. in
Biology focusing on veterinary medicine. Since working in the veterinary medical field, she has developed special interests in laser therapy and anesthesia. She enjoys problem-solving cases, and working "hands-on' with
the patients, as well as educating clients so their pets receive the best care possible. As the training coordinator for the technical team, she loves being able help her team advance and achieve their goals!
Outside of FVH, Kristin lives in Portland with her husband Chris, and daughter, Laci. They have 3 pets: a dog (Josie), and 2 cats (Max and Micky). She and her husband both coach and play ice hockey on a very
regular basis. Her other hobbies include running, Orangetheory fitness classes, hiking, journaling, reading, and spending time with her family and friends.