ABOUT THE ANIMAL HOSPITAL

We Love Pets

PMAH is a family owned, state of the art full-service veterinary hospital focused on providing exceptional care to the animals in the communities of Acton, Concord, Maynard, Sudbury, Stow, and surrounding towns. Our practice is made up of highly talented veterinary professionals who are passionate about animals and will take care of each pet as if it were their own. 

 

The PMAH founders started this hospital with a goal to improve the status quo of quality care for animals as well as the full client experience that pet owners demand for their loving pet.

 

DR. ANNE FIELD, DVM

Veterinarian and Owner

Dr. Field earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Cornell University, and an undergraduate degree in Animal Science from the University of Maine.  Prior to starting PMAH, Dr. Field was a veterinarian at The Animal Hospital of Lynnfield (Lynnfield, MA), and at Countryside Animal Hospital (Chelmsford, MA).

 

Dr. Field is proud to run a progressive animal hospital where clients can feel great about the quality of care their loving pets deserve.  She enjoys educating clients about their pets and is skilled in performing medical, dental, and surgical procedures to dogs, cats, and exotics.

When not working, Dr. Field loves spending time with her family, she has two little girls (Zoe and Abbie) and two Newfoundlands (Belle and Olive).  She embraces an active lifestyle and tries to foster that same joy of outdoor adventures to her children.  The family loves hiking, traveling, winter sports, and running.

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DR. YUAN KANG, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Kang grew up in Acton and always knew she wanted to work with animals and their families. She studied Molecular Biology at Yale University and received her veterinary degree from Cornell University. After practicing for several years in California, she is thrilled to be back in her hometown and part of the Powder Mill Animal Hospital team.

 

Dr. Kang’s professional interests include surgery, dentistry, shelter medicine and end-of-life care. She advocates for reducing fear and stress in the clinic whenever possible, especially when handling shy cats.

 

In her free time, Dr. Kang enjoys barre class, hiking, and any reason to get Kimball’s ice cream. She has two guinea pigs (Machu & Picchu) and a rescue Chihuahua (Dobby).

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REBECCA MAYNARD

Veterinary Technician Manager, CVT

Rebecca joins Powder Mill Animal Hospital with over 8 years experience in the veterinary industry.  She is a Certified Veterinary Technician, she earned her bachelors degree in Biology from the University of New Hampshire and studied Veterinary Technology at the Essex Agricultural and Technical High School.

 

Rebecca enjoys all aspects of surgery, emergency medicine, and senior pet care. She is excited to bring her knowledge and dedication to pets and their families at Powder Mill Animal Hospital.

 

Outside of work Rebecca is an avid equestrian, enjoys spending time outdoors, cooking, and being with her family. She lives with her husband, and two cats Martini, and Fluff. 

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JESSICA LEGENZA

Veterinary Technician

Jessica is a native of Westford, MA who has been surrounded by animals since a very young age.  Growing up, Jess' parents instilled her with a love of animals; she had dogs, cats, ferrets, birds, and even a skunk!  Jess has a background in Biotechnology and started working as a Veterinary Technician in 2007.  Jess has experience caring for exotic pets, dogs, cats, and pocket pets.

 

Outside of work, Jess is passing on her love of animals to her daughter as they have two cats, a dog, a Russian tortoise, and a ball python.

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MARISSA CUDA

Veterinary Technician

Marissa earned her Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of New Hampshire in Zoology, Animal Behavior, and Spanish. After graduation, Marissa completed internships working with marine mammals at Dolphins Plus in Key Largo as well as the New England Aquarium in Boston.

 

Prior to joining Powder Mill Animal Hospital, Marissa served as a Placement Trainer at Helping Hands: Monkey Helpers for the Disabled where she trained capuchin monkeys as service animals for people living with a variety of disabilities. Marissa’s strong academic background, diverse animal behavior experience and her passion for animal medicine combine to make her a great Veterinary Technician at PMAH.

 

Outside of work Marissa enjoys exploring Boston with her boyfriend and friends and spending time with her cat Andy.

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RACHEL OLIVERA

Veterinary Technician

Rachel earned her Bachelor of Science Degree from Andrews University in Animal Science and Chemistry. She has worked with animals all her life. She brings 5 years of experience working as a veterinary technician to Powder Mill. Rachel especially takes special interest in all aspects having to do with emergency medicine and surgery. 

 

Outside of work Rachel enjoys spending time with her friends and family, snowbaording, and traveling. She lives with her husband, their dog Oscar and two cats Cookies and Melo. 

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Ebony Carlson

Veterinary Technician

Originally from St. Paul, MN, Ebony has always been an animal lover. Her dad was raised on a farm and had her riding horses at a very young age. She even took 2nd place in barrel racing at the Minnesota State Fair once. Ebony has been working in the Animal Care Industry for the last 7 years, and started working in Veterinary Medicine in  2018 while living in Nashville, TN. One of her favorite things about working as a Vet Tech is being able to make a positive difference in an animal’s life. Outside of work, Ebony lives with her husband and their boxer/lab mix named Dug.

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Katie Smith

Veterinary Technician

Katie earned her Bachelor's degree in Biology with concentrations in Animal Science from Becker College. She brings five years of veterinary technician experience to Powder Mill. She has specialized in emergency and critical care throughout her career and takes special interest in fear free handling techniques. She is low stress handling certified. 

 

She shares her home with her fiance and two dogs, Jazzy and Odin, who can play for days on end. Outside of work she enjoys down time with family, the occasional beach trip, and candle making.

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Rachel Adams

Certified Veterinary Technician

Rachel has spent her whole life loving animals, all starting from watching The Lion King for the first time.

 

She  graduated from Becker College in 2018 with a Bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Science. She is a Certified Veterinary Technician with over four years of emergency and general practice experience. 

 

Rachel also spent four months studying disease ecology in South Africa and working on a variety of domestic and wild animals. 

 

Outside of work, she loves spending time with her family, friends and boyfriend. Rachel also owns a dog Kruger, and three cats, Nala, Kovu, and Vitani. 

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