Meet the Doctors

Dr. Russell Danner

Dr. Russell Danner

Dr. Russell Danner is a 1998 graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine. Although originally from Wisconsin, Dr. Danner has worked in Maine since 1998 as the Maine Inland Fish & Wildlife’s state veterinarian, teaching part-time at Colby College, and working part-time for Windsor Veterinary Clinic and the New England Animal Hospital. Dr. Danner purchased the New England Animal Hospital in April 2012 from the estate of the late Dr. Alan Slack. Dr. Danner has extensive experience with fish and exotic pets. He has published several scientific articles on fish and wildlife veterinary projects. Dr. Danner enjoys gardening and farming. Dr. Danner is married with three sons. He has a dog and a cat.

Dr. Rachel O'Brien

Dr. Rachel O'Brien

Dr. Rachel O’Brien is very excited to have joined the team at New England Animal Hospital. Originally from Massachusetts, Dr. O’Brien lived in Montana for some time but is thrilled to be back in the Northeast. She has an undergraduate degree from the University of Connecticut in Animal Science and got her D.V.M. from Purdue University in 2017. Dr. O’Brien enjoys all types of medical cases but especially likes cardiology, radiology, and ophthalmology. Welcome, Dr. O'Brien!

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