When you take your pet to a veterinarian, you are entrusting the health of a family member to the doctors and staff. At Wicomico Veterinary Hospital, we understand the important role that pets play in our lives and we take pride in providing the highest quality medical care, in a friendly, family environment. All of our patients are treated as we treat our own pets; with compassion and gentle hands. Our clients are treated as friends! We listen to your concerns and work with you to achieve the best results for your pets. Dr. Brooks and the staff are dedicated to providing the best care utilizing advances in technology to provide the patient and client a happy, loving, and long term relationship.
The most important asset to our hospital is the dedication, expertise, and training that our staff has accomplished. We value the role that our healthcare team contributes to the well being of your pet.
Dr. Heather Brooks-Owens DVM
Dr. Brooks graduated from North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1997. She received her Bachelors of Science Degree from Salisbury University in 1993. Dr. Brooks has taken advanced courses in dentistry and laser surgery techniques. In her spare time, she enjoys playing with her two dogs, Holly & Fin, and her cats, Puss and Chavez. She also enjoys going to the beach and riding her horse, Wyatt.
Kris is currently our head receptionist. She is training to become a technician assistant. Although new to the industry, her passion for your pets is easily recognized. When she's not hiking local trails with her two lively Labradors, Bo and Bailey, she and her husband like to spend time in Assateague. Kris also enjoys cooking, and stocks her kitchen with produce from her organic garden.
Cassandra Gilday, BS
Cassandra came to us from Connecticut where she was working and interning within the veterinary community for 4 years. Cassandra graduated from Marist College with a Bachelors Degree in Science, majoring in biomedical sciences. She is currently our head veterinary technician working toward becoming a R.V.T. (registered veterinary technician). Cassandra enjoys spending time with her fiance and their dog Riley. Cassandra also enjoys riding her horses when visiting her home town in Connecticut.
Heather joined our hospital in September 2012 after working on the Western Shore as a veterinary technician for 3 years. Heather has a passion for both animals and children, and is currently attending Salisbury University working toward her Bachelors degree in Elementary Education. When she is not at school, work, or at one of her various volunteer activities, she can be found spending time with her hairless Sphynx, Tofu, her teeny-tiny Chihuahua, Harvey, and her three-legged mutt, Bertram.