Marybeth

Marybeth

MarybethVeterinary Assistant A loving mom to a little girl, Marybeth graduated from BCC with her associates in healthcare. She is currently working on her Bachelor’s Degree in veterinary healthcare and medicine at Medaille University. She is known as the “crazy pet tech” with 4 dogs and 8 cats. In her free time she can be found spending time with her daughter, reading Stephen King novels, or doing sudokus by the fire.

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Dr Harry Ernst, DVM

Dr Harry Ernst, DVM

Dr. Harry Ernst, DVM Associate Veterinarian Dr. Ernst received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Tufts University in 1987, graduating to then own and operate the Bourne Veterinary Program.  Working there as a veterinary clinician from 1989 to 2019 he grew his skills in preventative and internal medicine, taking special interest in cardiology, dermatology, and ophthalmology.  He also focused on the areas of nutrition and canine reproduction while practicing both clinical and emergency services.  Prior

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Chantelle

Chantelle

/ Chantelle Receptionist Chantelle graduated from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in 2001 with a Bachelor’s in Human Resource Management and 2020 with a Bachelor’s in Computer Science. When she is not at work you can find Chantelle reading, baking Portuguese dishes, and hanging out with her two cats Winnie and Sybil.

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Samantha

Samantha

Samantha Technician Assistant Sam is new to our practice. She is a loving mom to her daughter, two stepchildren, and cat Bret. She graduated from BCC with her associates in veterinary healthcare, and is focusing on advancing her skills as a tech. In her free time she can be seen playing with her daughter, relaxing watching TV, or spending time outside.

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Rebecca

Rebecca

Rebecca Receptionist Rebecca is our newest client coordinator. She is a Fairhaven resident who loves animals.  Dogs especially! She has three pups Bailee, Charlie, and Bandit.

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Carl

Carl

Carlston Veterinary Assistant Carlston joined Marion Animal Hospital in 2021 and has a background in animal rescue / control. He loves his wife Suzy and is a proud father of four daughters, Jessica, Ashley, Autumn, Abigail and granddaughter Harley. A lover of local history, legends and folklore. Halloween is his favorite holiday. Rhonda, a mini dachshund is the family fur baby and loved by all.

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Dr. Todd Seideman

Dr. Todd Seideman

  Dr. Todd Seideman, DVM Associate Veterinarian Dr. Seideman earned his first degree in biology from the University of Arizona, and then worked in the IT industry for several years before returning to school. Later he earned his DVM in 2011 from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine on the island of St. Kitts. Dr. Seideman then worked in emergency medicine for three years before moving into general practice hospitals. His special interests are in

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Alexandra

Alexandra

AlexandraVeterinary Assistant Alex came to us from the New Bedford Whaling Museum as a receptionist.  After furthering her training she is now filling the role of veterinary assistant. In her spare time you can find her hiking or working on her miniature school bus, which will soon be transformed into a tiny house.  She is an avid reader and loves to learn.  She aspires to work with marine mammals in the future.

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Dr. Cindy Schaefer

Dr. Cindy Schaefer

Dr. Cindy Schaefer, DVMAssociate Veterinarian We’d like to officially welcome Dr. Cindy Schaefer to the Marion Animal Hospital Team! Dr. Schaefer is a graduate of Purdue University and owned Apple Country Animal Hospital for 31 years. She has extensive experience in surgery and dentistry along with general internal medicine. She now resides in Marion along with her German Shepherd and Siamese cat.    

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Elijah Nelson

Elijah NelsonPractice Manager Joining the Marion Animal Hospital in October of 2018, Elijah was very excited to begin working with a skilled and passionate team of professionals.  He has a love for customer service and is always eager to help our dedicated pet parents with any of their needs. A graduate of the University of Rhode Island, he has a B.S. in Biology, with degrees in Psychology and Forensics, and a sneaky tendency to confuse

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Dale

    Dale Veterinary Assistant Dale has been in the veterinary field for 35 years.  He loves spending his spare time with his two cats (Tuco and Hedley), golfing, driving his mustang with his girlfriend Lee, and going to Patriots games.

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Kennedy

  Kennedy Receptionist / Graphics Artist Kennedy graduated from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in 2017 with a Bachelor’s in Business Management.  She has been with us since April of 2018.  Kennedy enjoys making her own clothing, designing her new home, and relaxing with her friends, family, kitten and pup.

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Alison

Alison

    Alison Veterinary Assistant Ali has been in this field for over 35 years. She is a graduate of the Harcum College of Pennsylvania. She enjoys birding, outdoor photography, hiking, kayaking, and relaxing with her two dogs, Bella and Leon.

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Nikki Horton

Nikki Horton

    Nicole “Nikki” Horton Reception Manager Nikki has been a receptionist with us since 2009. She always keep us organized and on schedule. Nikki loves educating clients about pet care and helping our technicians when they need assistance with patients.  In her spare time she enjoys going to the beach, shopping, and spending time with her family and friends.

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