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Get to know the awesome team at Hampstead Animal Hospital!

APPOINTMENT

Location

5 Hazel Drive
Hampstead, NH 03841
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P: 603-329-7825
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603-362-0004
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Hours

Mon - Fri: 8:00am-7:00pm
Sat - Sun: 8:00am-4:00pm

Natalee Davis

Natalee Davis

Hospital Manager

Natalee has always had a love for animals and has adopted many pets over the years. She is very fond of some of the local rescue organizations in our area and her cat, Pretty, is from the Salem Animal Rescue League. In her free time, Natalee enjoys visiting friends at Sebago Lake in Maine, taking annual trips to Disney World with friends, and spending time with her family. Here at Hampstead Animal Hospital, she enjoys hospital management, interacting with clients, training staff, and attending continuing education seminars.

Natalee attended Flagler College in Florida and went on to receive a degree in Liberal Studies. She was previously employed by a large defense contractor in Boston for 6 years followed by a management position in a dental practice. In 2007, Natalee decided to switch careers because of her life-long love of animals and joined Hampstead Animal Hospital.

Meghan Cofer, A.A., B.A., CVT

Meghan Cofer, A.A., B.A., CVT

Technician Supervisor

Meghan has been a member of the Hampstead Animal Hospital team since 2011 and could not be more thrilled to work with such skilled and friendly doctors and technicians. She feels fortunate to work in a field that brings health and happiness to pets and their families. She enjoys meeting and interacting with new people and loves working in such a busy, thriving practice.

When she isn’t at the hospital Meghan enjoys spending time with her husband and very playful kitties, Marshall and Pippa. Her absolute favorite animal in the world is her bichon frise, Rosie, who loves to run in huge circles in the yard at top speed, go on walks on the golf course, and sit under her chair at mealtimes looking adorable.

Meghan graduated from Alfred University with a degree in Environmental Studies and obtained her Veterinary Technology degree from Great Bay Community College. Meghan is a member of the New Hampshire Veterinary Technician Association and has a particular interest in small animal surgery, dentistry, and client service.

Laura Osgood, B.S.

Laura Osgood, B.S.

Veterinary Technician

Laura joined the team at Hampstead Animal Hospital in 2014 as a veterinary technician with over 8 years of experience. She grew up surrounded by labrador retrievers and loves their carefree, fun-loving attitudes. Dogs have always been a part of her life and she has been interested in veterinary medicine as far back as she can remember.

Laura enjoys being a part of the dedicated and hard-working team at Hampstead Animal Hospital and finds it extremely rewarding to help people and pets every day. She has a particular interest in client education and nutrition. Laura graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 2004 with a degree in Biology.

When she is not working at the hospital Laura enjoys traveling, spending time in the great outdoors, kickboxing, and yoga.

Rachel Brayley, B.S., CVT

Rachel Brayley, B.S., CVT

Veterinary Technician

Rachel is a huge lover of animals and of the great outdoors. She enjoys taking her Boston Terrier, Gus, on hikes with her and has been working on building up his hiking stamina! In 2016 she proudly completed hiking the one hundred highest peaks in New England! She loves the beauty of the mountains and how no two peaks are the same.While Gus is often off climbing mountains with Rachel, her cat is great company at home. Rachel has an orange cat named Nugget, who came to her from a friend’s barn in Vermont and has been a wonderful addition to her home.

Prior to joining the team at Hampstead Animal Hospital Rachel had heard nothing but great things about it! She enjoys working at HAH because of how everyone genuinely cares about the pets that come through the doors every day. She feels that the doctors and technicians always go above and beyond to make sure that every pet receives the best possible care.

Rachel graduated from the University of Vermont in 2006 with a degree in Animal Science and went on to become a Certified Veterinary Technician. On a professional note, she enjoys the technical aspects of the job such as phlebotomy, anesthesia, and taming angry cats.

Michelle Langlois, B.S., CVT

Michelle Langlois, B.S., CVT

Veterinary Technician

Michelle joined the team at Hampstead Animal Hospital in 2016 after learning about the high standard of care that the hospital provides. Michelle has had a lifelong love of animals and has over fifteen years of experience in the veterinary field. She is thrilled to be a part of the team at Hampstead Animal Hospital and to work with such a caring and professional staff!

Michelle is a lover of all animals but has taken to adopting four-legged family members who need a little extra love, training, and support. She has a French Bulldog named Paige who is sweet with people but not great with other dogs. And in contrast to Paige she has Martin, a Miniature Poodle who is great with other dogs but not great with people. Michelle has worked with both of them to improve their behaviors and they have both come a long way!

In her free time Michelle loves being outside! She enjoys gardening, hiking, surfing, paddleboarding, and scuba diving. She has a particular interest in animal behavior and using low stress approaches to help veterinary visits be more enjoyable for pets and their owners. She also loves canine and feline dentistry because of the wonderful impact it can have on a pet’s quality of life.

Michelle has a Bachelor’s degree in Animal Sciences from the University of New Hampshire and is a Certified Veterinary Technician.

Madison Burke, A.A.

Madison Burke, A.A.

Veterinary Technician

Madison completed an internship at Hampstead Animal Hospital while attending school at Great Bay Community College to earn a degree in Veterinary Technology. After graduating she joined our team and is currently studying for the VTNE to become a certified veterinary technician. Madison has always loved animals but became particularly interested in veterinary medicine while volunteering at an animal hospital a few years ago – she enjoyed her work there so much that she decided to change her major in school and make it her life’s work.

When she is not working and studying Madison enjoys horseback riding. She has a four year old Appendix Quarter horse named Quiz that she’s had for a year – he is in training to be a dressage horse! Quiz loves being around people and being fed treats. She also loves spending time with her dog, Pocket. He is a dachshund that was a stray, she and her family took him in and he has been a wonderful addition to their home. Pocket is very affectionate; he loves to cuddle and hide under blankets.

Madison is really enjoying working in the veterinary field. She loves how organized Hampstead Animal Hospital is and how the staff works extremely well as a team. She has come to appreciate the high level of care that all patients are given here and wants to be in the field of veterinary medicine for many years to come!

Erica Hewitt

Erica Hewitt

Veterinary Technician

Erica joined the team at Hampstead Animal Hospital in 2017 and brought 28 years of animal care experience with her! Starting out as a kennel assistant all those years ago, she always knew that veterinary medicine was the career path for her and devoted herself to becoming the skilled technician that she is today. Prior to joining the team at HAH Erica had heard wonderful things about the exceptional patient care and client service at the hospital and is thrilled to be a part of the team!

Erica has a particular interest in geriatric patients and providing them with the extra care that they need and deserve in their golden years. She loves helping animals live longer, fuller lives as well as teaching owners how to best care for their pets. Erica is the owner of three wonderful kitties – Snowball, Freddie, and Jack as well as one Jack Russell Terrier/Yorkshire Terrier mix named Gloria.

In her free time she enjoys walking her dog with friends in her neighborhood, spending time with her daughter at competitive dance events, and being outside.

Barbara Finch

Barbara Finch

Client Service Representative Supervisor

Barbara joined Hampstead Animal Hospital in 2014 as a customer service representative with over 15 years of experience in the field of veterinary medicine. During that time she has held several different positions including working as a veterinary technician. With a true passion for animals and their care, Barbara has volunteered at animal shelters and currently spends time as a foster parent for Wooffun Dog Rescue, based in Manchester, NH.

We are very excited to have Barbara on our team; she brings with her a special interest in providing exceptional client service and client education. In her spare time she enjoys horseback riding, pet sitting, cooking, and spending time with her family. Barbara has a shih-tzu rescue dog named Mollie and two cats named Chip and Keebler.

Shannon Lambert

Shannon Lambert

Veterinary Technician

Shannon joined the team at Hampstead Animal Hospital in 2019 and brings with her many years of experience in the veterinary field! Ever since she was a child, Shannon has had a love for animals, and she is thrilled to make it her life’s work. She particularly enjoys educating people on how to best care for their pets so that they can live long, happy, healthy lives.

During her free time Shannon enjoys spending time with her family at their cottage on Lake Winnipesaukee. She, along with her husband and two children, spend a lot of time outdoors enjoying everything New Hampshire has to offer. Their summers are filled with lots of time on the lake, swimming and fishing. The family also has two wonderful dogs, Becket and Gabby. Beckett is a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Gabby is an English Setter – and the whole family loves them to pieces!

Shannon values the team at HAH because of the kindness and compassion they show to clients and their pets. She is happy to be part of an AAHA-accredited hospital that practices the highest quality of care.

Shannon obtained her degree in Small Animal Science from Essex Agricultural and Technical College and also has a certificate in grooming.

Kerri Kenher, A.A.

Kerri Kenher, A.A.

Client Service Representative

Kerri joined the team at Hampstead Animal Hospital in 2019 after hearing great things about the practice. She has always had a love of animals and finds joy in helping families and their furry friends as a client service representative. Kerri feels fortunate to be a part of such a professional, well-organized, animal-loving team and loves to go to work every day.

Kerri and her family are the proud owners of a 6-year-old Catahoula/Lab mix named Jake Douglas, who they adopted when he was only 3 months old. While Catahoulas can be very challenging to train, they are extremely smart. Jake quickly learned many tricks, knows numerous verbal and non-verbal commands, and is a very loyal hound dog. Her family also has 2 guinea pigs named Dave and Chuck. Jake is not very fond of his furry brothers since they remind him of squirrels!

When Kerri is not working, she spends most of her time with her family. Horror movies and funny videos are something they all enjoy together. Kerri also loves venturing out to new restaurants with her husband and watching their son perform different shows with his music school throughout the year. In the summer they enjoy spending time at their fire pit, hosting game nights, and relaxing in their hot tub.

Kerri received her Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education at Castle College in Windham, NH and then went on to teach at a wonderful preschool in southern NH for nearly 14 years. She then began working in veterinary client service and now brings with her 7 years of experience in the field. She is thrilled to be part of the HAH team!

Ashley Croteau, A.A., CVT

Ashley Croteau, A.A., CVT

Veterinary Technician

Ashley graduated from Great Bay Community College with a degree in Veterinary Technology. She has been working in the veterinary field since 2007 and joined Hampstead Animal Hospital in 2012. She is certified as a Class IV Laser Therapy Technician and is a member of World Vets Organization, an organization that provides veterinary care to needy animals in developing countries.

In her free time Ashley enjoys playing softball, hiking, working out, going to the beach and spending time with family and friends. She is the owner of four cats named Calix, Grymm, Linus, and Loki.

Bailey Silva

Bailey Silva

Veterinary Technician

Bailey joined the team at Hampstead Animal Hospital in 2021 and loves working with such kind, caring veterinarians and staff. She appreciates that HAH is accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) and offers such a high standard of care. Bailey is passionate about veterinary medicine and has a particular interest in dentistry and client education.

Bailey has a few extra special pets in her life: Knight, a Pomeranian she rescued, loves to roll around in the grass and to hike. Parakeith, a parakeet who was found abandoned outside, is getting used to being a member of the family. She also has Hank and Harry, two adorable hamsters who are always up to no good but bring lots of laughter to the household.

When she is not working Bailey loves to garden and spend time with her family. She is looking forward to continuing to learn and grow as a member of the HAH team.

Bailey graduated from Pinkerton Academy and has obtained her Fear Free Certification.

Vanessa Rances, B.A., A.A., CVT

Vanessa Rances, B.A., A.A., CVT

Veterinary Technician

Vanessa completed an internship at Hampstead Animal Hospital in 2021 while attending school at Great Bay Community College to earn a degree in Veterinary Technology. After graduating, she joined our team and is looking forward to growing as a technician at HAH and building relationships with clients and their pets. Vanessa comes to HAH, having also earned her BA in English at UMASS Lowell.

Vanessa appreciates that HAH is an AAHA-accredited hospital and provides the highest standard of care. She also loves how great the staff is with teamwork and training and the fact that everyone is always willing to help each other.

With a particular interest in client education, teaching clients how to best care for their pets is very important to Vanessa. She also has a special interest in surgery and dentistry and is looking forward to working in these areas.

Vanessa and her family are the happy owners of two kitties, a rabbit, and a dog, all of whom were adopted from various rescue organizations. She loves rabbits and other small mammals and athletic dog breeds like catahoulas. In her free time, Vanessa loves traveling, especially by road tripping. Her favorite road trip that she has gone on so far was to Michigan with her wife, as well as their pup Torvi. It was the first road trip Torvi went on, and she loved it. She also loves to write and play music. She has played the guitar for many years and also plays the bass, ukulele, drums, and piano.

Tamrah Beaudoin, B.S.

Tamrah Beaudoin, B.S.

Client Service Representative

Tamrah joined the team at HAH in 2021 and brought with her a deep love for animals and for connecting with people. Seeing puppies and kittens grow up is very rewarding for her, and being able to create relationships with clients is what keeps her so interested in working in this field.

Before joining the team Tamrah had heard great things from friends who had taken their pets to HAH, and when she moved to the area she decided it was the right path for her. She is thrilled to be a part of an AAHA-accredited hospital because of the exceptional level of medicine that is practiced by the doctors and staff.

Tamrah is the happy owner of Maverick, a Red Fox Labrador, who has an amazingly goofy demeanor and is obsessed with belly rubs and following her around. When she is not working Tamrah loves to craft and work on DIY projects. She dabbles in everything from making home decor and clothing to dog bandanas and accessories. She also loves spending time at the beach during the summer and hitting the ski slopes during the winter.

Tamrah has a particular interest in internal medicine and is passionate about client care. She graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a Bachelor’s degree in Health Studies and also minored in Kinesiology.

Carolynn Kennedy

Carolynn Kennedy

Client Service Representative

Carolynn joined the team at Hampstead Animal Hospital in 2020 and has been enjoying working with the public and meeting all of the animals that come in for care. She has known from a young age that her goal is to work with animals and because of this she has developed a true passion for veterinary medicine. Although she loves animals of all kinds, she has a particular interest in working with fearful and geriatric canine patients.

With three rescue dogs of her own, Carolynn has a busy home! Bandit, Rosie, and Milo bring a lot of joy and laughs to her family. When she is not working Carolynn enjoys going to the gym, watching movies, and being an active volunteer in the animal rescue community. She has been volunteering at One Tail at a Time Rescue since she was twelve years old and plans to continue her work there for years to come.

Carolynn graduated from Timberlane Regional High School in 2019 and is currently enrolled at Great Bay Community College earning a degree in Veterinary Technology. Her goal is to continue her studies in veterinary medicine, eventually earning her bachelor’s degree in Animal Science at UNH, and then plans to continue on to vet school in the future.

Ashley Cournoyer, A.A., CVT

Ashley Cournoyer, A.A., CVT

Veterinary Technician Assistant

In loving memory of Ashley Cournoyer, a dedicated staff member and true animal lover. We miss her dearly.

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