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Call us at (207) 225-2155

Pet Emergency? Call us right away at (207) 225-2155!

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Our veterinary team is dedicated to best serving the needs of your beloved pets, with an emphasis on up-to-date medical and surgical practices delivered in a friendly, caring style. Our veterinarians have a combined forty years of clinical experience, and our support staff is the best in the state at assisting our doctors and educating you in the care of your pets. In addition to modern diagnostic equipment such as digital X-ray and high speed dental equipment, we simply love animals and love what we do! Come meet our friendly staff and let us meet your companion animal veterinary needs.


The Doctors and Staff of Turner Veterinary Service recently celebrated the transfer of ownership of the practice from Dr. Becky Myers (Law) to Dr. Nancy Derocher. The staff honored Dr. Myers on her retirement with gifts and stories of the past 30 years of her veterinary career, primarily in large animal practice and more recently in the small animal clinic setting. All of the current staff and doctors are staying on and looking forward to continuing to serve the community with the same level of care and compassion as always. Dr. Derocher has been in practice at TVS for the past year, after working as an associate for 5 years at Norway Veterinary Hospital.

At Turner Veterinary Service, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.


Dr. Nancy Derocher
Turner Veterinarian | Turner Veterinary Service | (207) 225-2155

273 Auburn Road
Turner, ME 04282

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  • NANCY DEROCHER
    DVM
    OWNER

    Dr. Nancy Derocher is our new Practice Owner since January 2017. Dr. Derocher is from a little French Canadian town near Miramichi in New Brunswick. She graduated from the Atlantic Veterinary Clinic in Prince Edward Island where she met her boyfriend, now husband, Halsy Derocher. They both live here in Greene with their two children, Valerie & Grant. Dr. Derocher specializes in small animal medicine & surgery. She also has a special interest in birds. She is very excited to take on this large responsibility and welcomes everyone's new ideas on how to improve our patient care.

  • CHRIS GERARDI
    DVM
    Associate Veterinarian

    Dr. Gerardi grew up on Long Island, New York where her love for animals began at a young age while volunteering at her local shelter. After graduating from James Madison University in Virginia, she completed the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program at St. George’s University in Grenada. Since becoming a DVM, Dr. Gerardi has developed a passion for small animal medicine with a strong interest in oncology and nephrology. In her spare time she loves watching sports and spending time outdoors with her two adorable dogs, Guinness and Preston. She is very active with rescue groups and will often have a foster dog to keep her pups company at her home. Dr Gerardi is excited about exploring Maine, and you might also find her enjoying live music and the local food scene.

  • ERIN BARKER
    DVM
    Associate Veterinarian

    Dr. Erin Barker graduated from the University of Maine in 2007 with a B.S. in Marine Sciences. She obtained her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Tufts University in 2011. After completing a 1 year internship in equine medicine and surgery in Virginia. Dr. Barker returned to her home state of Maine to continue her veterinary career. She has completed an acupuncture course at the Chi Institute in Florida, and she has special interests in surgery and preventative medicine. In her free time, Dr. Barker plays as much volleyball as she can, and enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and pets (3 dogs, 3 cats, and a horse). She is also a passionate fan of New England sports teams, especially the Patriots!

  • Sophie Post
    Hospital Manager

    Sophie has been in the veterinary field since being 15 years old and joined TVS in May 2017 as the new manager. She previously worked at Norway Veterinary Hospital in Norway and Taylor Brook Animal Hospital in Auburn. When not at work, Sophie attends Husson University majoring in Business Administration. She also has a 5 year old son, who keeps her busy from morning to night. She resides in Rumford, and is also the mom to quite a number of animals.

  • Rhonda Baillargeon
    Licensed Veterinary Technician

    Rhonda holds an Associate Degree in Animal Medical Technology and has worked at TVS since 1997. She handles all aspects of animal care, including laboratory analysis, radiology, surgical assisting, client education and equipment maintenance. She also helps mentor new technicians coming to the practice. An avid ATV-er, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Marc, at their camp and riding ATV trails around the state of Maine. She also enjoys chicken and goat farming, gardening and sewing.

  • Shelley Green
    Client Service Representative

    Shelley joined TVS in 2006 and is responsible for scheduling your appointment, greeting and checking you in and out and making sure the schedule runs smoothly. When Shelley is not at work she enjoys camping, ice fishing, going to the ocean, spending time with her family and sporting events. Shelley lives in Turner with her boyfriend Matt and has 4 children Tyler, Jordan, Madison and Keegan and a granddaughter Brooklyn.

  • Kacie Butcher
    Client Service Representative

    You will find Kacie at the front desk answering your phone calls, making your appointments and seeing that your pet feels welcome. Kacie enjoys spending time with her fiancée, Matt, and daughter Kameo and Kennedy. They enjoy 4-wheeling, working on diesel trucks and going to camp. Kacie has 1 dog ‘Blake’, 5 alpacas, a goat and numerous chickens.

  • Mackenzie Stevenson
    Veterinary Technician

    Mackenzie (Mack) has 12 years of on the job training, 4 of which were in Emergency Medicine. She assists the doctors in x-ray, surgery, dental cleaning, lab work and client education. She has a great husband, Tyler and two wild boys, Wyatt and Isaac. When she is not spending time with them, she likes to bike or run. She has a B.A. in Fine Arts and specializes in watercolor portraits, but her love for animals has kept her going strong as a veterinary technician. Mack has been on the TVS team since 2010.

  • Ashley Pirrucello
    Veterinary Technician

    Ashley graduated from the University of Maine at Orono with a Bachelor’s degree in Animal & Veterinary Sciences, and came to work full time at TVS, in May 2011. She assists our doctors in the clinic with appointments, lab work and surgeries. She enjoys spending her free time outdoors with her husband Tony either horseback riding, hunting, fishing or relaxing at Bear Pond. Ashley enjoys spending time with her husband, Tony, and their children, Addy and Blake. She also has two dogs, ‘Tyson’ and ‘Maya’, and two cats, 'Louie' and 'Ellie'.

  • Karla Leandri Rider
    Veterinary Technician

    Karla has been involved with animal welfare since 2011. She started her career as a Visitor Service Representative/Foster and Transport Coordinator at the Greater Androscoggin Humane Society and then as a Technician at Lisbon Road Animal Hospital before joining TVS in June of 2017. Karla assists the doctors with appointments, lab work, and surgery. She is currently enrolled in an online Veterinary Technology program through San Juan College and hopes to become a licensed technician. Karla resides in Auburn with her husband, Erik, and two dogs and four cats. In her free time, she enjoys mountain biking in the summer, and fat biking and snowshoeing in the winter.

  • Michelle Auty
    Client Service Representative

    Michelle has been in the veterinary field since 2012, joining Turner Veterinary Service in August 2017. She takes pride in her role here at TVS which includes, checking patients in and out, scheduling appointments, answering the phones, and over all making sure our patients and clients feel welcomed! She enjoys anything involved with being outdoors, and taking care of her handful of pets.

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Turner Veterinary Service

Monday:

7:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:00 am-5:30 pm

Wednesday:

7:00 am-5:30 pm

Thursday:

7:00 am-5:30 pm

Friday:

7:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

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