Open:Mon - Thurs: 8:00AM - 6:00PM,
Fri: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Sat: 8:00AM - 1:00PM
Sun: CLOSED

Staff


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Lisa Pickford

Office Manager

Freeport Top Rate FearFree Veterinary Practice

Lisa joined our team in November of 2013. She has over 10 years experience in the animal care industry including at a popular doggie daycare and local veterinary practices. Lisa was born and raised in Maine and currently lives in the area with her husband, John; daughter, Lucy; son, Charlie and 3 doggies; Loretta, Luigi and Rusty James. She likes spending her free time going on bike rides with her 2 awesome kids and relaxing at the family camp.

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Beth Chasse-King

LVT

Beth joined the practice in April 2016. She received her degree in 2010 from The University College of Bangor through The University of Maine of Augusta. Her interests are surgery, emergency and feline behavior. Beth currently lives in Augusta with her husband, two dogs and five cats. When not at work, she fills her free time acting in local theater groups, reading, watching movies or doing something outdoors..

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Ellen Tuttle

Veterinary Technician Assistant

Ellen joined the FVH team in May of 2017. She recently graduated from Salve Regina University in May of 2018 with a B.A. in American History with a minor in Biology. Ellen is currently gaining experience to apply to veterinary school in 2019. Ellen lives in Brunswick and has a bouncy black lab, Echo. She has years of animal experience including large animal, emergency and specialty care, and, of course, small animal care. Ellen’s favorite past times include hiking, horseback riding, baking, running, and kickboxing.

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Stacey Howarth

Veterinary Technician

Stacey is a Baltimore transplant and currently lives in Durham with her three kids.... well four, if you include her dog, Jed!  Stacey took a long break from being a technician to raise her family and is now so happy to be back practicing what she loves. In her free time, which is few and far between running from soccer games to dropping kids to after school programs, she loves to read, run and spend time with her husband and kids. 

 

 

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Kaye Paschall

Client Service Representative

Kaye recently moved from Vermont. When she is not stalking people’s dogs on the streets, you could find her hiding in the back corner of a coffee shop or cuddled up with a book and one of her two cats. Izzy, the eldest, is a feisty orange, long haired kitty who spends most of her time sunbathing and begging to be brushed. Baker, is a shy grey boy who loves to play fetch and be carried around like an infant. Kaye is also a dancer and a crochet instructor. 

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Kirstie Acker

Client Service Representative

Meet Kirstie, one of our receptionists. She is a life long Mainer who currently lives in good ‘ol P-Town. She loves all animals big and small but kitties definitely have her heart. She lives in an apartment with her fluffy girl, Sophie. She is both a sweet, loving princess and a feisty little girl. Kirstie also works part time at Starbucks, we like those perks of having her there too! She has a warm and friendly personality which makes her a great first impression for our clients and their pets! In her free time, she likes to paint and cook, the occasional nap is also a personal fave. 

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Crash

Greeter

Crash is the official Freeport Veterinary Hospital Greeter! She came to us from Coastal Humane Society as a stray that had been hit by a car. She is quite a content older lady and can be found at the front desk snoozing or soliciting a pat or rub on the head from any willing human. Her favorite past times are keyboard interference and looking for treats.

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Abby Alexander

Head Technician

Freeport Top Rate FearFree Veterinary PracticeAbby joined FVH in June of 2015. She grew up in Harpswell and still currently lives there with her husband, 3 dogs and a cat. She also has a Percheron horse named Zeus, that she has had for 3 years now. She has worked in the veterinary field since 2005. She enjoys all aspects of the career. When not at work, she enjoys horseback riding, spending time with her dogs, soaking up the beautiful Maine coast by boat or going to summer concerts

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Coco

Beauty Queen

Meet Coco!! Coco is another rescue who has lived with us for a few years now. Like all calico cats Coco has a very big personality and has won over the entire staff. Co adjusted to clinic life quickly and appears to have been born to be a kitty receptionist. Most of the time she can be found micromanaging the front desk, observing check in’s and out’s and making sure things are done right! When she takes a break from her hard job, she can be found napping at the front desk, finding any nearby watering hole and looking for the best food to eat.

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Becky Deering

Veterinary Technician

Becky came to Freeport Veterinary Hospital in June 2014 after graduating from Bel-Rea Institute in Denver, Colorado. Before going to tech school, she worked at an equine boarding facility in Cape Elizabeth for 10 years. Her areas of interest include emergency, critical care, and rehabilitation. Becky is famous for her Tiny House. She completely enjoys the smaller space and minimalism. When she isn’t working she enjoys working in her garden, spending time with her chickens, helping Luke, her boyfriend, with their business Tiny Houses of Maine and enjoying the outdoor life Maine has to offer.

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Mim Coward

LVT, CPDT-KA

Mim is an LVT and a Certified Pet Dog Trainer (CPDT-KA) who worked at Freeport Vet for four years.  Recently, Mim has gone on to open her own dog training business Problem Solved LLC, Dog Training by Mim.  We continue to work closely with Mim for intense behavioral cases in the clinical setting and refer many cases to her for generalized fear and anxiety.  

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Corena Hughes

Veterinary Assistant, Client Service Representative

Corena joined the FVH team in July 2016. She is new to Maine and loves it more than any other place she has lived and she has lived a lot of places! She currently lives in Bath, Maine with her husband, Jon and a full fur kid family with 3 Great Danes; Tank,Zeppelin and Gertrude and a sneaky cat; Marco Polo. She has worked in the animal field for many years including being a dog walker, a receptionist and now a technician. Her favorite past times are hiking, going to the beach, DIY’s, watching movies and trying new restaurants.

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Jimmy Choo

Security

Jimmy Choo is a rescue cat who we have been hosting for quite some time. He is young at heart and like to cause lots of trouble. A LOT! His love/hate relationship with humans make him even peskier as he can be quite the moody kitty. He enjoys harassing dogs and our older lady cats and can often be found chewing up the toilet paper, scratching the walls, eating things he is not suppose to or snoozing on top of the fridge. There is never a dull moment in the clinic with Jimmy Choo around!

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Chantelle Lydick

Veterinary Assistant

Chantelle joined FVH in September of 2017. She was raised on Sebago Lake in Raymond and has recently moved to Portland with her Siberian Husky, Sahara. Chantelle graduated with a B.S. in Captive Wildlife Care and Education. She has years of experience in the animal care field including wildlife rehabilitation at the North Carolina Zoo and husbandry at the Maine Wildlife Park. She likes spending her free time hiking, going to the dog park and beach, camping and discovering new restaurants.