Staff

Meet the friendly staff at Turner Veterinary Service!

  • 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 6 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'.
  • 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.
  • Megan Blanchard
    Veterinary Technician

    Megan graduated from the University of New Haven with a B.S. in Marine Biology in 2015 and moved to Maine shortly after to pursue a career in shellfish research. Her passion for caring for animals has drawn her to the veterinary field. She has been in the veterinary field for 3 years and loves every minute of it. Megan assists the doctors at the clinic in appointments, with lab work, and client education. When she is not at work she enjoys spending her free time with her fiancé Kyle and family. If she is not with them she is usually playing frisbee or hiking with her crazy dog Zoey, or traveling to Connecticut to spend time with her nephews. Megan also has a sassy cat named Piper. 

  • Amanda Shaw
    Veterinary Technician

    Amanda joined the TVS team in November 2018. She has 10 years experience in the animal care field and has been receiving on the job training to learn every aspect and skill of a veterinary technician. Amanda assists the doctors with exams, client education, radiographs and running lab work. When she isn't working, you can find her spending time with her fiancé, Scott & their two daughters, Nataliya & Viera. Amanda enjoys crafting, gardening, hiking and being outdoors. She has an adorable Labrador, Belle, and a cat named Nitro.

  • Nicole Hofacker
    Veterinary Technician

    I have been fortunate enough to be involved with animal welfare since 2002 by working on several farms in southern Maine, and it is where I learned how to horseback ride and milk cows. My passion for animals led me to the University of Maine where I graduated with B.S. in Animal and Veterinary Science in 2018. When I am not working at the clinic I spend my time outdoors gardening, hiking, fishing, kayaking, and spoiling my sheltie. 

  • Chantelle Lydick
    Veterinary Technician

    Chantelle joined our team in 2019. She was raised on Sebago Lake in Raymond and has recently moved to Jay with her Siberian Husky, Sahara. Chantelle graduated with a Bachelor's in Captive Wildlife Care and Education. She has years of experience in the animal care field including rehabilitation at the North Carolina Zoo, husbandry at the Maine Wildlife Park, and medical experience at other veterinary hospitals. In her free time she enjoys hiking, going to dog parks, beaches, camping and discovering new restaurants.

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Hours of Operation

*Closed on Major Holidays

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