Dr. Jenny Rees:
Jenny Rees grew up in Trenton, Maine and attended high school on Mount Desert Island. She received her Bachelors of Science from Haverford College in Pennsylvania in 1989. After working for several years in the Bar Harbor area, she was admitted to the Atlantic Veterinary College at the University of Prince Edward Island in Canada. She received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1998. After graduation she started working at the Schoodic Animal Hospital under Dr. Karen Parks, and in 2001 she bought the practice.
Dr. Maryssa Dorr:
Dr. Maryssa Dorr grew up in Columbia Falls and went to Narraguagus High School before leaving for college and veterinary school. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in pre-veterinary medicine from the University of Maine Orono, during which time she worked at Veazie Veterinary Clinic as a veterinary assistant and completed an internship at the University of Maine Witter Dairy Farm. Maryssa spent a lot of time working at local veterinary clinics and animal shelters throughout high school. Maryssa was accepted into the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2012, and graduated with her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in May 2016. After graduating, she moved back home to Harrington with her husband, Ren, and cat, Rocky. She has many interests and is looking forward to expanding her knowledge through practice and attending veterinary conferences and continuing education.
Jenny Rees, Jenny M, Denise, Hatie, Anne, and Crystal
(left to right)
Jenny (Munga): Customer Service Representative: Jenny was originally hired by Dr. Karen Parks over 20 years ago. 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 nick name is Munga, a downeast version of her last name.
Denise: 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 for 2 years. 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, 4 cats, and 1 horse.
Hatie: Veterinary Assistant: Hatie has worked at the Schoodic Animal Hospital for 4 years. Previously she worked at a mixed animal practice for 8 years. She also raises Cashmere goats and Merino cross sheep on her farm.
Anne: Manager/Licensed Vet Tech: 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 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.
Crystal: Veterinary Assistant: Crystal was born in Massachusetts and has lived in Maine most of her life. She has worked at Schoodic Animal Hospital for a total of 6 years. An avid animal lover, she currently resides in Ellsworth with her cat Liz.