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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 was thrilled to join the Sagamore Animal Hospital and Piscataqua Animal Hospital team April of 2019.  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

Dr. Abigail Larosa

Dr. Abigail LaRosa grew up in the small New England town of Hampton, on the seacoast of New Hampshire.

Her love of animals and basketball led her to the University of New Hampshire. She attained her Bachelor of Science in Biology while playing NCAA Division 1 basketball for the UNH Wildcats. Upon graduation, Dr. LaRosa attended the University of Missouri where she then earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. During veterinary school, she conducted and presented research at the Merial-NIH Veterinary Scholar Symposium as well as volunteered at local animal shelters.  During her free time, Dr. LaRosa competed on the recreation basketball team, enjoyed kickboxing, and hiking on the weekends. Upon graduation from veterinary school, Dr. LaRosa moved to Las Vegas, where her love for veterinary medicine has continued to grow. Her professional interests include, but are not limited to dentistry, internal medicine, and soft tissue surgery.

In her free time, Dr. LaRosa loves staying active, traveling, hiking and doing just about anything outdoors. She also enjoys dining with friends and spending time with her family. Dr. LaRosa and her husband Clinton share their home with their four dogs ? Chase, Callie, Diego, and Darla Mae


Undergraduate  UNH 2012

Universirty of Missouri 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 since 1994

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 24 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.





Customer Care Specialist

Undergraduate UNH 2011

Masters UNH 2012