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Dr. T. Frank Marchell

Dr. T. Frank Marchell

 I graduated from veterinary school in 1987 and moved to the seacoast region .
Been here ever since.
I am married to Cindy Wojcicki and have two children Abigail and Joseph.
We have 2 dogs, Izzy and Tootsie, as well as 2 cats, Willy and Iggy.


Cornell University 1987



Dr. Michael T. Schafer


I am married to Laura Mitchell and have two children, Hanna and Ripley. 
We live on a farm with 14 horses and lots of chickens. Pets at home include Tia  our Jack Russel Terriers and 2 cats, Yaz and Bella. 
My interests include hiking, camping, skiing, and woodworking. 
I just completed my second Iron Man triathlon. 




Cornell University 1986

Dr. Michelle Gorayeb

A little about me: I am a Seacoast New Hampshire native and currently residing in the South End of Portsmouth. I graduated from the Atlantic Veterinary College at the University of Prince Edward Island in 2017 and have been working as a small animal veterinarian in NH ever since. I am thrilled to join the teams at both Sagamore Animal Hospital and Piscataqua Animal Hospital in the area I love! My favorite aspect of veterinary medicine is communicating with clients, imparting knowledge and sharing ideas with the goal of providing the best possible care to my patients. Above all, I want my clients to feel confident in making decisions regarding their pets' healthcare. I strive to spend as much time as possible enjoying the outdoors; kayaking, hiking, camping, skiing, and snowshoeing in the White Mountains and around the Seacoast!



Undergraduate UVM  2010

Atlantic Veterinary College UPEI  2017

Jennifer Myers

Jennifer Myers

 I am the Practice Manager here at PAH. I have been employed at PAH since 1994.
Although my job title is the practice manager, I'm still  involved in the technical aspect of veterinary care on a daily bases.
I have one pet. She is a Shetland sheepdog named Iris.
You may see her around the front office at times....
I have been fortunate to work for Dr. Marchell and Dr. Schafer for  25 years.

I am proud to be part of this team.


Practice Manager



Marjorie MacLeod

My name is Marjorie MacLeod, and I have worked at Piscataqua Animal Hospital for 23 years.  
I graduated from Stratham Technical College with a degree in Veterinary Technology.  

I have enjoyed many years of working with small animals and look forward to many more.




Samantha Leclerc

I have been at Piscataqua since May of 2014! I graduated from UNH with a degree in Veterinary Technology, and while I love working in small animal care, I have a special interest in exotics and wildlife as well! On the weekends I love spending time outdoors hiking and enjoying the beautiful maine coast, watercolor painting, and reading. 

I am passionate about land conservation and love visiting National Parks, my favorites I have explored so far include Canyonlands and Zion in Utah, but I look foward to expiriencing many more!

I have a 5 year old cat Nova.




Anne Yauch

I have lived in southern Maine for my entire life and have loved working with animals for as long as I can remember. At home, my standard poodle Vivian and cat Dickens keep me very busy, but I am also passionate about avian medicine and wildlife rehabilitation. I am a student at Northeastern University, where I am studying Health Science and Biology. I am so excited to be working at Piscataqua and to be exploring veterinary medicine!


Technician Assistant

Currently attending Northeastern University

Britni Ballance

I was born and raised in Hampton NH and have always loved animals of all shapes and sizes! I started my veterinary medicine journey in September of 2018 where I did online school at Animal Behavior College and earned my veterinary assistant certificate. I hope to someday get my veterinary technician degree as well! In my spare time I love camping and going to the beach with friends but most importantly, spending time with my lab Duke! 


Technician Assistant

Currently studing for her Veterinary Assistant Certificate

Cassandra Lawson

I am from Dover NH and have worked in a variety of places prior to Piscataqua including teaching and owning my own business. My undergraduate degree was in Animal Science and my masters Degree specialized in Secondary Education.  I am currently planning my wedding to my wonderful fiance, Kyle, who is serving in the Navy. I have a six year old daughter named Chloe and a wonderful one year old German Shepherd named Callie. We are an active family and love to go hiking, boating, and camping.





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Undergraduate UNH 2011

Masters UNH 2012