We’re dedicated to your pet’s health.
We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care and health-related educational opportunities for our clients. Medway Animal Hospital strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to Medway, MA and surrounding areas.
Dr. Lisa Goldman, VMDDr. Lisa Goldman earned her degree in veterinary medicine from the University of Pennsylvania in 2003. For the first decade of her career, she practiced in small animal clinics of every size and description as she accompanied her husband, an Army Veterinary Corps Officer, on his assignments across the United States. Four states and three children later, Dr. Goldman’s family decided to put down roots in Massachusetts. Dr. Goldman’s clinical interests include internal medicine, dermatology, and feline medicine. She especially enjoys establishing close relationships with her clients and their pets. Family events take up much of Dr. Goldman’s time outside the clinic; but when she has the chance she enjoys skiing, running, cooking, and playing tennis among other activities. In addition to Dr. Goldman’s husband and their three children, the Goldman household includes one dog (“Sparkle” the golden retriever), one cat (“Sophie”), two rats (“Rex” and “Simon”), and seven zebra fish (as yet unnamed).
Michael Robinson, DVM
Dr. Robinson grew up in New York state. He began his veterinary education in Torino, Italy, and graduated from Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 1982. Upon graduation he worked in upstate New York as a mixed animal practitioner and he continues to support local farms. He has been at Medway Animal Hospital since 1989. His favorite part about being a veterinarian is knowing he has made a difference in a pet’s recovery from illness or injury. Dr. Robinson’s gentle and compassionate manner puts pets and pet owners immediately at ease.
Dr. Robinson has three children; Gene and Hannah (twins) and their older brother Dan. He and his wife, Arleth, share their home with a rescued Dachshund, “Cassie.” In his free time he enjoys jogging, backpacking, hiking in NH and ME, skiing, playing guitar, and taking motorcycle rides through the countryside.
Meryl Kardon, VMD
Dr. Meryl Kardon is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania. She has been practicing veterinary medicine for almost thirty years. In addition to private practice, Dr. Kardon has worked with shelter animals, performing surgeries and medical work-ups needed to facilitate adoptions.
Dr. Kardon loves interacting with people and their pets to keep them as healthy and comfortable as they can be. She enjoys working on challenging dermatology cases and doing surgery.
Originally from New Jersey, Dr. Kardon has been in New England for over 30 years and considers herself a true New Englander now! She lives in Rhode Island with her husband, Geoffrey (also a veterinarian) and her recently adopted hound mix “Bonnie.” In her leisure time, she keeps active biking, hiking with “Bonnie”, cross-country skiing, playing tennis, and kayaking. She also enjoys spending time with her adult sons, Zack, a musician, and Adam, a “people” doctor. Her most recent passion is beekeeping – she finds their habits fascinating and their honey delicious!
Monica Mansfield, DVM
Dr. Monica Mansfield is originally from Maryland. She attended Virginia Tech for her undergraduate training and graduated from Cornell University’s New York State College of Veterinary Medicine in 1987. After graduation she practiced in New Hampshire for several years, both in the NH hills and on the seacoast, then in central Massachusetts for twelve years before joining Medway Animal Hospital in early 2005. Dr. Mansfield is passionate about helping animals feel better and feel loved at the same time and she works hard to honor the bond between families and their pets. Through good communication and education, Dr. Mansfield empowers pet owners to be part of their pets’ medical care. Her well-honed medical skills combine with her naturally gentle manner to make her the perfect partner for your pets’ care.
She and her husband (also a veterinarian) have two boys: one is a graduate student in astrophysics and the other is following in his parents’ footsteps and applying for veterinary school soon! They share their home with two cats, “Ned” and “Ed,” and a playful pug-chihuahua mix, named “Liza.” In addition to her passion for helping animals, Dr. Mansfield loves photography and music. When not at work she can be found playing her guitar, hosting music concerts, interviewing famous musicians for the TV show “Mostly Rock n Roll” that she produces, traveling around the country photographing concerts, and occasionally running half-marathons.
Dr. Mansfield is the author of a memoir, The Black Panties: Tales of Animal Mischief and Veterinary Intrigue, a collection of stories from her first year in practice. She has also published a children’s book about pet loss called When You Have To Say Goodbye: Loving & Letting Go Of Your Pet. She has served on the executive board and public relations committee for the Massachusetts Veterinary Medical Association for several years and appears as guest on Boston’s WBZ radio station to answer callers’ veterinary questions.
Liz Olsen, DVM
Dr. Liz Olsen earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with the highest distinction in mathematics from the University of Maine in 1971. She worked as a computer programmer/analyst in Connecticut and Hawaii.
Dr. Olsen then changed careers, completing her veterinary studies at Colorado State University in 1988. She initially practiced in Framingham and Foxboro before joining the Medway Animal Hospital. As a practitioner, Dr. Olsen has a special interest in internal medicine and geriatric care.
She and her husband, Bob built their log cabin home where they live with their five cats: Izzy, Romeo, Freddie, Scats, and Haiku. When not working, Dr. Olsen enjoys cooking, gardening, aerobics, camping, boating, and travel.
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Veterinary TechnicianLaurie has been a part of the Medway Animal Hospital team since 1994! As our head surgery technician, she is an expert at keeping your pets safe before, during, and after medical procedures. Laurie grew up in Medway, but now lives with her family in central Massachusetts on a beautiful lake surrounded by wildlife and flowers. Her favorite part of her job is helping Dr. Fish with orthopedic surgeries, because she loves helping animals with mobility and pain issues become active and comfortable again. When she is not busy taking x-rays, monitoring anesthesia, or assisting with surgeries, Laurie can be found cooking, antiquing, gardening, or spending time with her humans and animals. Laurie’s fur family consists of “Ferdinand,” a 100+ pound Bullmastiff, along with “Buggie” and “Tiggie,” both French Bulldogs. All three can often be found visiting us at the hospital.
Veterinary TechnicianCatalda grew up in Medway as the youngest of six kids. She has been working with animals since her first job at a kennel and grooming facility. She has worked at veterinary hospitals on both the east and west coasts and has been with Medway Animal Hospital since 2013, where she loves working at the hospital where her own family pets have been patients for years. Her fur family includes “Mangia,” a 12-year-old Papillon/Pomeranian mix that she adopted in California and “Girl Cat” (AKA Pinky Lee), a very lovable 14-year-old short-haired cat. In her spare time, Catalda enjoys camping, hiking, going to shows, spending time with family and snuggling with her pets!
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Emily is from nearby Bellingham. She got her foundation in animal care by attending Norfolk County Agricultural High School, then completing the veterinary technician program at Massasoit Community College. In between studying, Emily worked part-time with us at Medway Animal Hospital and at the Plainridge Horse track. She loves all animals large and small! We are thrilled to have Emily with us full-time now both helping out at the front desk and utilizing her technical skills with pets in exam rooms and surgery. In her spare time, Emily enjoys spending time with friends and family, reading, horseback riding, and cuddling with her pups! Her pet family includes a German Shepard, “Ozzi” and beagle “Herman.”
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Front Desk and Veterinary AssistantFallon joined the customer care team at Medway Animal Hospital in 2013. She got started in veterinary medicine as a kennel assistant Foxboro in 2009, then moved to another clinic to gain more experience working as a receptionist and technician. We have put all her animal and customer care skills to good use at Medway Animal Hospital. She loves meeting new pets and people which makes her perfect for her role at the front desk as the first person our clients and pets interact with! Her positive attitude and love for all animals are obvious in each interaction. In her spare time, Fallon is a talented artist and especially loves drawing animals! She has two cats, “Louie” and “Bruno,” numerous fish, and a family dog, “Daeny.”
Front DeskJay has been part of our customer care team for more than two years. He is a true animal lover and the pets all seem to know it! You can often find Jay giving treats to visiting dogs and entertaining cat visitors with toys. After graduating from Framingham State University, Jay spent a few years in sunny Florida before returning to his home town of Bellingham. In his spare time Jay enjoys golfing, reading, watching old movies, and spending time with his cat, “Gervin.”
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Dr. Cindy Talobot
Ultrasound/Internal MedicineDr. Talbot is a Massachusetts native, growing up in the Boston area. She received her undergraduate degree from Stanford University. She ultimately returned to Massachusetts and graduated from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2007. After graduation, Dr. Talbot completed a one-year small animal rotating internship followed by a three-year residency in internal medicine at Angell Memorial in Boston. Following her residency, Dr. Talbot practiced at a multi-specialty practice in New Hampshire. She returned to Angell at MSPCA-Angell West in Waltham where she practiced for 3 years. We are fortunate to have such an experienced and talented veterinarian available for ultrasound and internal medicine consults.
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