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Dr. Carey is a Connecticut native, who grew up on a small farm in Watertown, Ct. raising sheep and Angus beef cattle. She graduated cum laude from the University of Connecticut with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Animal Science. She completed her veterinary degree at the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine where she graduated with honors and was elected into the Phi Zeta Honor Society of Veterinary Medicine in 1987. After graduating Dr. Carey returned to Connecticut and practiced at the Cheshire Veterinary Hospital for 6 years. In 1994 she purchased the Litchfield Veterinary Hospital from Dr. Edward Wallace, and has enjoyed practicing veterinary medicine and surgery in the beautiful town of Litchfield.
Dr. Carey is a past president of the Connecticut Veterinary Medical Association, and is currently volunteering with committee work for the CVMA. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Litchfield County Veterinary Medical Association.
Dr. Carey enjoys all aspects of general practice, with a strong interest in dermatology, internal medicine, and soft tissue surgery.
She resides in Goshen with her husband and two children. Her family also includes a Chesapeake Bay Retriever named Cody, and a Goldendoodle named Finn. She has two domestic longhaired cats, Sparkle and Spider, that were adopted from the hospital. These two kitties were rescued at 5 days of age after their feral mother was killed by a car.
In her spare time, Dr. Carey enjoys spending time with her family, hiking with the dogs, photographing the beautiful landscapes around us, and reading.