Our Staff

East Shore Vet has the best of veterinarians on our team. Know more about each of our special vets below

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Certified Veterinary Tech., Certified Dental Tech.

Emily is a Certified Veterinary Technician and Certified Dental Technician. She has been in the veterinary field since 1997 where she started out as a kennel assistant. It was then she realized her passion for veterinary medicine. She graduated from Becker College in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Veterinary Technology, and in 2006 she became a Certified Veterinary Dental Technician. Emily logs up to 30-40 continuing education hours yearly. She lives in Eastern Connecticut with her husband and 2 dogs (Jessie and Lily). They share a love for outdoor adventures, such as hiking, camping, kayaking, pretty much anything outdoors.

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Marge started her career in nursing school. She came to work at East Shore with Dr. Gambardella years ago as a summer job and fell in love with veterinary medicine. She stayed on full time and continues to enjoy the new challenges and experiences every day brings. At home she enjoys gardening in the summer, and lives with her cat Sputnik and her husband Joe.

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Kennel Manager

Michele is our Kennel Manager and has been working at East Shore for 4 years. Her passion is animals and will soon be going to school to become a Veterinary Technician. She has 3 cats, all calicos- Rosie, Cleo and her newest addition Pretty Face, her cats mean the world to her and she doesn’t know what she would do without them!

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Veterinary Technician Assistant

Alyssa recently started working at East Shore as a Veterinary Technician Assistant and also works in our kennel. She loves every day at her job! She has always had a love for animals, and will be starting school for Veterinary Technician in the near future to further her education and reach her goals in this rewarding career.

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Jessica has been working at East Shore for about an year, she lives in New London with her human family and two cats, Hippie and Hobo. She has always been passionate about working with animals and knows it is her calling.

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Veterinary Technician

Erica is a Connecticut native. She has been a veterinary technician for 22 years. She graduated with a bachelor of science degree in animal sciences from University of Connecticut in 1996. She lives in Killingworth with her family, three dogs, mini horse, and chickens. Eric also runs a Jazzercise program in Killingworth in her spare time.

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Mary is our certified groomer. With many years of experience in animal hospitals, boarding, daycare facilities, and grooming salons. Finding her passion in grooming keeps her continually growing her craft and staying up on the latest styles and products for all of her furry clients!


East Shore's Veterinary Hospital
50 N. Main St
Branford, CT 06405
Mon-Fri : 8.00 am - 6.30 pm
Saturday : 9.00 am - 12.30 pm
Sunday : 9.00 am - 11 am
*Sunday : 5.00 pm - 7.00 pm
All daycare dogs must be picked up by 6pm.
*Sunday hours for Boarding pick up and drop off (no medical appointments).


East Shore's Animals Wellness Center
29 Boston Post road
Madison, CT 06443
Monday : 8.00 am - 6.00 pm
Tue-Wed : 10.00 am - 6.30 pm
Thursday : Closed
Friday : 8.00 am - 6.00 pm
Sat-Sun : Closed
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