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Drs. Kate & Patrick Connor

Kate Connor DVM

Dr. Kate Connor received her undergraduate education in Animal Sciences at the University of Florida where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Minor in Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. She attended the University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine in 2011 and pursued a dual-degree PhD (Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences) and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Kate also holds certificates in Marine Mammal and Fisheries Medicine from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine.

Dr. Kate Connor is a Florida Keys native with strong roots in New England. Her grandparents had a small farm in New Hampshire and she spent summers and many family vacations enjoying New Hampshire. She met and married her husband (a NH native and veterinarian) a veterinary school classmate, then relocated to New Hampshire following veterinary school.

After ten years of private small animal practice, Dr. Connor has joined us with special interests in client education,  canine and feline internal medicine, nutrition and surgery.

Dr. Connor spends her free time with her husband and children fishing, boating, hiking, and skiing. Her animal family includes dogs, cats, chickens and rabbits. 

Patrick Connor DVM

Dr. Patrick Connor is a New Hampshire native. He received his Animal Science degree from the University of New Hampshire, graduating Magna Cum Laude. He received his DVM degree from the University of Florida, where he and his wife were classmates.

Dr. Connor has been practicing companion animal and large animal medicine in New Hampshire since 2011, focusing primarily on small animal surgery, internal medicine and preventative healthcare. Dr. Connor and his family have recently moved to the area and are excited to explore all that Maine has to offer!  They have three small children who all enjoy the outdoors, the ocean and animals of any variety.

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Dr. Jenny Rees

A graduate of UPEI Atlantic Veterinary College in 1998, Dr. Rees has been with the Schoodic Animal since 2001. Dr. Rees strives to offer progressive and high-quality medicine to her patients. She has an interest in feline medicine, dentistry and geriatrics. Dr. Rees lives in Hancock with her husband William, and three cats Pris, Homes, and Teagan.

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Jenny (Munga)

Customer Service Representative

Jenny was originally hired by Dr. Karen Parks in 1995. She has held many positions here at the Schoodic Animal Hospital. She strives to educate all our clients about the importance of preventative pet care. Because of her extended history here she is well known to most of our clients. Her nickname is Munga, a Downeast version of her last name.

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Manager/Licensed Veterinary Technician

Anne grew up in southern Maine and attended college at Long Island University. After graduation, she began working at a large multi-doctor practice in Portsmouth, NH. In 1990 she received her Veterinary Technician License, after several years of working as a technician she was promoted to hospital manager. In 2000 she moved to Lamoine and started working at the Schoodic Animal Hospital as hospital manager. She prefers the smaller practice setting at the Schoodic Animal Hospital and appreciates the sense of community between the staff and the pet owners.

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Licensed Veterinary Technician

Denise received her Veterinary Technician License from the University of Maine in 2001. She has extensive experience in surgery assisting and nursing care. She has worked at the Schoodic Animal Hospital since 2012. She loves her job and feels fortunate to work with such a caring staff. She works hard to assure your pets receive the best care and services we can provide. She lives on Mt Desert Island with her husband, two cats, and a horse.

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Veterinary Assistant

Hatie has worked at the Schoodic Animal Hospital for since 2010. Previously she worked at a mixed animal practice for eight years. She also raises Cashmere goats and Merino-cross sheep on her farm.

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Veterinary Assistant

Kenzie graduated from Emory University in 2013 with a degree in Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology, and since then has traveled and lived throughout the country. She began working at the Schoodic Animal Hospital in 2019 after moving to Maine with her husband, her cat Cheerio and her dog Remi. She and her husband have settled down in Sullivan, where they are building their own home and starting a homestead, and are looking forward to adding chickens and ducks to the family soon!  

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Licensed Veterinary Technician

Dakota graduated with her veterinary technology degree from the University of Maine at Augusta in 2021. She started working at Schoodic Animal Hospital in 2020. She loves her job in a small, personal practice and looks forward to gaining more experience. She lives downeast with her boyfriend and 3 dogs!

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Alicia Kelley

Veterinary Assistant

My name is Alicia. I was born and raised in Maine. I love working at Schoodic Animal Hospital as it is small and very client oriented. I look forward to gaining more experience and learning different things as time goes on! I currently live in Waltham, ME with my boyfriend, dog Nova, and 2 cats Luna and Stella.