We are a team working to provide the finest quality, advanced veterinary care for companion animals and their families.
Our individual daily efforts uphold that quality through maintaining a cooperative, professional and friendly environment where compassion, ultimate respect and support is shown for patients, clients and team members.
Meet the staff of North Windham Veterinary Hospital!
Dr. Jeffrey Carr, DVM
Dr. Carr is the owner of the North Windham Veterinary Hospital since 1989. A graduate of Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine, he has practiced in Maine since graduation. He has dedicated his life to improving the lives of animals and their families and his interests include and go beyond our dog and cat friends. Dr. Carr sees small mammals including rabbits, ferrets, guinea pigs, chinchillas, and hamsters. He performs a full range of medical and surgical procedures including fracture repair, hip and knee surgery, as well as chemotherapy for cancer patients. Dr. Carr maintains the hospital's cutting edge status through extensive pain mangement protocols for optimal patient treatment and comfort. Diagnostics are performed with new flexible and rigid endoscopy, digital ultrasound, and digital X-ray. Dr. Carr has two sons; Austin and Matt. Austin graduated from the University of Maine at Farmington in Secondary Education, and Matt graduated from University of New Englandwith a degree in Medical Biology. Dr. Carr shares his life with one dog and two cats. Rosebud, a Brittany Spaniel, is a very gentle and sweet spirit that has made appearances at daycare centers and loves all the attention she can get. Dr. Carr knows first-hand what it's like to live with a pet whose health is compromised. For many years, Baxter, his Black Lab, lived with epilepsy, myasthenia gravis, and elbow dysplasia. Kashi, a calico cat, rejected by multiple previous homes, has found a permanent place in Dr. Carr's heart. Dewey, an orange male cat was donated to Dr. Carr. with a broken leg and now is the doctor's constant companion.
Dr. Greg Closter, DVM
Dr. Closter joined North Windham Veterinary Hospital in 2011. A graduate of the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Closter completed his undergraduate coursework at the University of Maine and Indiana University. In his ?previous lifetime,? Dr. Closter worked in the high tech industry where he designed software and websites. His love of animals and an overwhelming desire to help people and their pets on a daily basis led him to pursue a degree in Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Closter and his wife, Denise, share a home with their three dogs ? Sebastian, a St. Bernard, Razz, a Leonberger, and M?kwa, a Shepherd mix ? and two cats, Rosie and Teddy, all of whom are rescue animals. As a giant breed dog owner, Dr. Closter is particularly familiar with the health concerns unique to large and giant breed dogs. When not wielding a stethoscope, Dr. Closter enjoys hiking and mountaineering (the tallest mountain scaled to date is Mt. Kilimanjaro), skiing, running, and walking the dogs.
Licensed Veterinary Technician
Susan Adams Sue is a licensed technician who graduated from the University of Maine at Orono in 1982 and has been with us since 1996. Sue shares her home with six cats, three birds, three dogs and a bunny. She has a daughter Alexa and a son Mitch. It is easy to recognize her because she is the one with the energy level that rivals a Jack Russell Terrier, and the love and compassion for people and their pets to match.
Melissa grew up in Maine and is an alumni of Windham H.S. and the Windham Chamber Singers. She lived in North Carolina for eight years where she worked as a veterinary technician at a small-animal hospital. As a youth, Melissa had many pets including everything from the smallest hermit crab to a goat named Steve. She currently cares for one rat, two parrots, two dogs and five cats. Most of these were rescued as discarded animals. Outside of her work, Melissa enjoys the arts and the outdoors.
Licensed Veterinary Technician
Lisa attended Saint Joseph's College of Maine where she obtained a Bachelor of Science in Biology. She then went on to study at Mount Ida College in Newton, Massachusetts where she graduated with an Associate of Arts in Animal Science. Lisa has recently gotten married and bought her first home. Lisa takes pride in caring for her 3 cats and her Papillon, Babette, who was rescued from a puppy mill. Her other hobbies include cooking, traveling, fishing, kayaking and just relaxing with friends.
Whitney joined our team in October of 2007 as a veterinary assistant. This was a big change for Whitney; her alternate career is as an aesthetician. She graduated from Windham High School in 2004. Whitney comes to us with a great passion for animals and veterinary nursing, and hopes to learn all aspects of the veterinary nursing department. She lives in Windham with her husband Billy and her two cats Diesel and Wilie.
Michelle recently joined North Windham Veterinary Hospital after working as receptionist at a training center in the South Portland area. Michelle enjoys spending her free time volunteering at the Coastal Humane Society and reading. Michelle lives in Gray with her husband and two dogs, Sid and Tino.