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Meet Our Team

We treat you like family!
Meet Our Team!
Dr. Don Lester

Dr. Don Lester


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


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.
Dr. Will Kieber

Dr. Will Kieber


Dr. Will Kieber was born and raised in a military family, which gave him the opportunity to experience Colorado, Alaska, and Vermont while growing up. After graduating from St. Johnsbury Academy, he lived in the Northeast Kingdom and worked as a laborer for years, before a combination of numerous wildlife encounters and being encouraged to seek higher education by a local veterinarian led him to start his journey at VTC becoming a veterinary technician.

Dr. Kieber earned his Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from the University of Vermont. He then earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at Michigan State University Veterinary School in 2015.
After veterinary school, Dr. Kieber worked at a very busy general practice in historic Ypsilanti, Michigan, before meeting his wife, Rachel.

In his free time, Dr. Kieber enjoys hiking, reading, painting, and fishing, among many other activities.


Hospital Coordinator

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


Practice Manager

Has 3 dogs, 1 cat, and one parrot. Enjoys motorcycles and animal rescue. Previous experience in geriatric nursing for 24 years



Has 2 cats and a dog. She enjoys being outdoors as much as possible.



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



Mary has a Corgi and a German Shepard. In her spare time she enjoys painting, gardening and reading.

We treat your pet like family.


83 Depot St.
Ashland, NH 03217
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Phone: 603-968-9710
Fax: 603-375-4186



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