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Dr. Don Lester

Dr. Don Lester

Veterinarian

After graduating from Orford High School, Dr. Don Lester attended the University of New Hampshire where he completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science. After graduating from UNH, Dr. Lester attended a joint program at Ross Unversity. Oklahoma State and Ultrecht Holland to obtain his degree in Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Lester practiced veterinary medicine in Central Ohio and Norwich, VT before opening a Northern Lakes Veterinary Clinic in 1994. He also opened Linwood Veterinary Clinic in the fall of 2012.

Dr. Lester takes a special interest in animal orthopedics and general surgery. When he is not practicing Veterinary Medicine he enjoys spending time with his daughter Ashley, hiking, sailing, and photography.

Dr. Michelle Bibeau

Dr. Michelle Bibeau

Veterinarian

Dr. Bibeau graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in St. Kitts in 2017 after completing her clinical year at Purdue University. Shortly thereafter, she started her career with Banfield Pet Hospital to pursue her interest in affordable preventive care. After 2 years with Banfield Dr. Bibeau relocated to the Lakes Region and joined the team here at Northern Lakes Veterinary Hospital. She is active member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the New Hampshire Veterinary Medical Association (NHVMA). Outside of work, Dr. Bibeau enjoys hiking with her rescue dog, Kona, spending time at the beach, and yoga.

Gabriella

Manager in Training

Gabriella has one cat named Gunther and a dog named Bowie – enjoys traveling, cooking, staying fit, and outdoor summer activities.

Melissa

Technician and Certified Dog Trainer

Melissa has one dog named Darla and three cats – enjoys hiking, paddle boarding, and horseback riding

Tessa

Technician

In her spare time Tessa enjoys being outside in the summer and traveling.

Chelsey

Technician

Chelsey has one dog named Leyna and is a local musician from the Lakes Region. Enjoys spending time outside, yoga, the ocean, and is a vegetarian.

Mackenzie

Technician

Mackenzie is a student at NHTI studying to become a radiologic technician. Has one dog named Luke, enjoys spending time outside, being with family and friends, and helping out on the family farm. 

Alyson

Technician

Alyson is a mom of four, has one dog named Theo, and enjoys camping and baking. Alyson has previous experience as a nursing assistant.

Cindy

Administration and Accounting

Enjoys woodworking, bee keeping, and spending time with family.

Sabrina

CSR

Has four dogs and two cats. Enjoys motorcycles and animal rescue. Previous experience in geriatric nursing for 24 years.

Diane

CSR

Previously worked at the Ashland school for 32 years. Enjoys being around animals, gardening, cooking, and arts and crafts.
We treat your pet like family.

ADDRESS

83 Depot St.
Ashland, NH 03217
Click here for directions.

CONTACT

Phone: 603-968-9710
Fax: 603-375-4186

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HOURS

Mon-Fri: 8:00am - 5:30pm
Sat: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Sun: Closed