Serving the Valley for over 20 years

Since 1992, Lichtenberg Veterinary Hospital has provided the Amherst, Massachusetts area with exceptional wellness and complete medical care for canine and feline pets. Visit us to find out about our complete and compassionate approach to veterinary medicine. We tailor a program for your veterinary needs and your budget, exploring options whenever possible. Our caring doctors and highly professional technical staff listen to your concerns and address your needs.

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Lichtenberg Veterinary Hospital. Serving the Valley for over 20 years

Since 1992, Lichtenberg Veterinary Hospital has provided the Amherst, Massachusetts area with exceptional wellness and complete medical care for canine and feline pets. Visit us to find out about our complete and compassionate approach to veterinary medicine. We tailor a program for your veterinary needs and your budget, exploring options whenever possible. Our caring doctors and highly professional technical staff listen to your concerns and address your needs.

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Meet Our Team

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Lichtenberg Veterinary Hospital in Pelham, MA. We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets.

Molly Russo, DVM

Veterinarian

A Whately native, Molly Russo, DVM, worked in western Pennsylvania and eastern Massachusetts before returning home in 2015. She began her veterinary career practicing large animal medicine and has since transitioned to small animal care. Dr. Russo purchased the practice in June of 2018 and is thrilled to provide exceptional care at Lichtenberg Veterinary Hospital. Dr. Russo and her family have a short walk to work, as she now resides in the house at the property. She often refers to her house as the “Pelham Zoo”- she has 2 dogs, Rookie and Foster, and a Guinea Pig named Skippers. Her daughter, Avery loves coming to the office, and her husband Scott is a helpful handyman. Doctor Russo welcomed a baby girl named Winnie in July.

Chris Brashear, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Chris Brashear practices general medicine and surgery in Massachusetts and Arizona. He is a 1987 graduate of the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the Arizona Veterinary Medical Association (AzVMA). A married father of two grown children, Dr. Brashear lives in Amherst, MA with his wife, Dr. Elizabeth Krause, and their dog, Hank.

Marcy D.

Veterinary Assistant and Client Service Liaison

Marcy D. joined the Lichtenberg team full-time in September of 2021 as a Veterinary Assistant and Client Service Liaison. You may get her on the phone to help schedule appointments or fill prescriptions. She is a Belchertown local with 2 rescue dogs, 4 budgies, and a turtle, as well as a husband and 3 kids. She owned and operated her own daycare facility for 20 years but has changed career paths to help care for fur-children.

Jaymie H.

Certified Veterinary Technician

Jaymie H. graduated Holyoke Community College in June 2021 and became a Certified Veterinary Technician in August 2021. She has worked at Lichtenberg’s since May 2017 after interning for nearly a year prior. You may catch her in appointments, surgery, or at the front desk to help with whatever your animal may need. She is also an active pet sitter for many Lichtenberg clients. She recently lost her beloved one-eyed cat, See-More, whom she adopted from LVH in 2018.

Cara B.

Veterinary Technician

Cara B. is a part-time Technician that started at Lichtenberg’s in May 2021. She is currently a senior pre-vet major at the University of Rhode Island, so she mainly helps us out when she is on breaks. She has already been accepted to multiple veterinary schools, hoping to specialize in small animal general practice when she graduates. You may catch Cara in appointments, surgery, or on the phone to help care for your pets.

Mary D.

Veterinary Assistant

Mary D. joined the Lichtenberg team in September of 2021 as a part-time Veterinary Assistant. She has been working in appointments and behind the scenes wherever needed. Mary currently has two Scottish collies and sheep at home and was owner of a Jersey cow for almost 19 years!

Anj K.

Veterinary Technician

Anj K. started at Lichtenberg’s in 2016 and has been a Technician since 2002. You can usually find her at the front desk or on the phone fielding questions and making appointments. Anj also loves being a foster mom to kittens that need bottle feeding or extra TLC. Often times, her kitten projects come to the hospital to be socialized and cared for. At home, her pets include dogs, cats, guinea pigs, and most recently, a kitten named Spencer Dudditz that has a liver shunt and needs extra care.

Kim S.

Certified Veterinary Technician

Kim S. started out in vet med in 1995 as a Kennel Assistant. After years of learning and sharpening her skills she’s now a Certified Veterinary Technician and has been with LVH since 2013. Kim’s passion is the nursing aspect of this profession. Whether it’s holding a paw or snuggling, you can find her making sure our patients get the best care possible.

Munchie

Clinic Kitty

Munchie is the newest member of the Lichtenberg team. She was adopted from Belchertown Animal Control in November 2021. You may find her walking around the office looking for food, or possibly screaming at the staff to feed her something other than her prescribed diet food. She loves to steal your seat as soon as you stand up and warm towels straight from the dryer.