7 Pine Tree Veterinary Hospital, Augusta, Maine 04330 - Our Doctors

Pine Tree Veterinary Hospital

220 Western Avenue
Augusta, ME 04330



Our Staff


Haley ~ Veterinary Assistant

Haley began job shadowing at Pine Tree in September of 2015 and officially joined the team in November of 2015.  She loves working with animals and enjoys that her job challenges her to learn new things every day.  All the puppies and kittens are a great perk, as well!  Beyond working with us, Haley is studying special education.  Outside of work and school, she enjoys kayaking, reading, traveling, and volunteering.  She shares her home with 2 dogs, Lena and Sniper, and 1 fish named Blueberry.


Nicole ~ Veterinary Assistant

Nicole joined the Pine Tree team in 2016 after working with animals in various capacities for many years prior, including at a local boarding facility.  She chose this career path due to her passion for animals.  She shares her home with her fiance and 3 dogs, Boss, Halo, and Cracker Jack.  Outside of work, Nicole enjoys farming, volunteer firefighting, and being outdoors.

Diana ~ Veterinary Assistant

Diana began working at Pine Tree in April of 2017, arriving with a wealth of knowledge from her 9 years in the field.  Before Pine Tree, she worked at both a veterinary hospital and a boarding and daycare facility.  She also earned an Associate's of Science in Veterinary Technology from University of Maine Augusta.  Diana works in veterinary medicine because she wants to help others take care of their pets, plus have the ability to care for her own pets.  Her interests outside of work include hiking, photography, and spending time with her fiance, 4 dogs and 3 cats.

Shannon ~ Veterinary Assistant

Shannon joined the Pine Tree team in March of 2007 after working for one year at a large boarding and daycare facility.  During her 11 years at Pine Tree she's become a leader for other staff members.  She stays in the field because she enjoys helping animals in need along with the people to who bring them in.   Also, there's never a dull moment!  When she's not at work, Shannon enjoys spending time with her family including her husband, son, 2 dogs, 1 cat, and a fish named Jerry.

Jennifer ~ Client Service Representative, Licensed Veterinary Technician

Jen joined the team in October of 2013 following working at a local veterinary hospital as well as a boarding facility.  She has loved animals since childhood and always knew she wanted to work closely with them.  Plus, she's always been fascinated with medicine, which led her to an associate's degree in Veterinary Technology through the University of Maine Augusta in 2010.  Her interests outside of veterinary medicine include technology, gaming, and being a crazy cat lady :).  She shares her home with her new husband, 2 cats, Screamer and Mr. Kitty, and 2 fish, Skittles and Vanilla Ice.

Lori ~ Client Service Representative

Lori began working at Pine Tree in October of 2007 after a successful career managing the Kennel Shop and Animal Care Centers from 1985-2007 and working at the Kennebec Valley Humane Society from 1983-1985.  She brings with her a wealth of knowledge pertaining to animal care, customer service, and business management.  Lori loves working with people and pets, helping people provide the best care for their pets through standard and newly developed medical treatments.  Outside of work, Lori is skilled at crafting including antique doll repair and collecting, model horses, and creating miniature horse tack.  She enjoys gardening, antiques, and spending time with her husband, 3 dachshunds, 2 finches, a betta fish, and tons of cacti and succulents.

Pam ~ Licensed Veterinary Technician

Pam began working at Pine Tree Veterinary Hospital in September of 1973, just out of high school.  Thus, she has worked at Pine Tree for an amazing 45 years!  During her time she has seen many changes and helped train many veterinary professionals, remaining committed to the goal of excellent patient care.  Pam primarily works in the operating room monitoring anesthesia, assisting the surgeon, and maintaining all equipment and supplies.  She is truly a gem!

Corinna ~ Licensed Veterinary Technician

Corinna joined Pine Tree in 2005 with much experience from working as a technician at other local hospitals since 1990.  Corinna helps in all aspects of the hospital including assisting the doctors with appointments and surgery, maintaining equipment, and performing laboratory work.  We are very fortunate for her immense skill set and kind disposition caring for pets and their owners.

Denise ~ Practice Manager

Denise came to Pine Tree in 1986, left briefly, and returned in 1990 to stay.  She worked for many years as a veterinary technician and office administrator and has now taken over the reins as practice manager since 2013.  In addition, Denise is largely responsible for our work in clinical trials, philanthropy, and generally keeping everything running smoothly!  She is especially interested in therapeutic nutrition and the development and approval of new treatment modalities.  Outside of work, Denise enjoys gardening specializing in hot peppers and fantastic tomatoes.  She is also a gifted cook.  Her other interests include bird watching and spending time with her critters including 1 dog, 1 cat, 3 birds, and 2 betta fish.

Mr. Dai

Mr. Dai is Denise's very handsome Shih Tzu.  He assumes many roles including office greeter, security task force, and the bestest boy around.  You might see him out and about during lunch making sure everything is getting done!