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Dr Michael Fraysse DVM - Hampstead Animal Hospital, Hampstead New HampshireAs a co-owner of Hampstead Animal Hospital, Dr. Fraysse is proud to be part of such a knowledgeable, professional team. He believes the exceptional dedication to quality care and medicine practiced here sets the hospital apart. He has enjoyed seeing the hospital grow over the years to become the AAHA-accredited hospital that it is today!

Dr. Fraysse lives in Epsom with his wife, Karen, on a farm that is full of four-legged friends! Their busy household includes three dogs named Ellie, Levi, and Diego, who are incredibly loving and enjoy playing together in the yard. They have one cat named Charlotte and three horses named Meg, Gwen, and Jack. On Dr. Fraysse’s farm are also many pet goats, pigs, and chickens - they have all become members of the family and make it a wonderful, eventful place!

Dr. Fraysse graduated from Rutgers University with a degree in Animal Science and a minor in Equine Science. He obtained his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Iowa State University. He previously served as Medical Director at one of the largest emergency, specialty and general practice hospitals in New Hampshire. He became a partner at Hampstead Animal Hospital in 2008.

Dr. Fraysse has expertise in the areas of preventative medicine, internal medicine, surgery, exotics and the special needs of geriatric pets. When he is not working he enjoys running, triathlons, horseback riding, hiking and traveling.

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As co-owner of Hampstead Animal Hospital, Dr. Storey has been thrilled to watch the practice develop over the years. He is so proud of our exceptional team, as they embrace our shared values and culture of professionalism, dedication to client service, compassion, and quality care. Under Dr. Storey and Dr. Fraysse’s leadership and vision, the dedicated team at Hampstead Animal Hospital achieved certification with the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA). He looks forward to continuing the hospital’s commitment to AAHA principles as the practice continues to grow.

Dr. Storey resides in Derry, NH with his family and a full household of four-legged friends. At his home they have a rescued lab/hound mix named Cooper who finds equal enjoyment in both hiking and lounging, they have two cats named Winston and Pumpkin who are a constant source of affection and entertainment, and they have a beautiful draft-cross paint named Rose. Outside their home you’ll find 6 chickens, which provide eggs and constant entertainment.

Dr. Storey enjoys many different aspects of small animal medicine but he has a particular interest in senior care, diagnostic imaging (ultrasound), pain management, anesthesia, dentistry, cardiology, and surgery. Dr. Storey graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology with a degree in Biology and a minor in Psychology. He attended Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine and graduated at the top of his class. He previously served as Medical Director at a large veterinary emergency and general practice in Atlanta, GA. Dr. Storey became a partner at Hampstead Animal Hospital in 2008.

When he’s not practicing medicine Dr. Storey loves to stay active by playing tennis, road and mountain biking, hiking around the White Mountains (and in the Western U.S. when he can get there!), and kayak touring around New England. He loves traveling, especially to National Parks and scenic areas in Maine, and enjoys spending time home brewing craft beer.

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Associate Veterinarian

Dr Rachel Norriss DVM - Hampstead Animal Hospital, Hampstead New Hampshire

Dr. Norris loves practicing at Hampstead Animal Hospital! She believes the high quality of medicine practiced here really sets the hospital apart. She is particularly interested in feline medicine, oncology and cytology and is very happy to be working with such a skilled, compassionate, and supportive staff.

Dr. Norris lives in Derry, NH with her family. When not at Hampstead Animal Hospital she loves hiking because of the physical challenge of it, and because it can be so relaxing and rewarding. She also enjoys horseback riding, especially when her horse, Rose, is up for a great trail ride.

Dr. Norris has quite the busy household! Over the years she and her family have adopted many pets. Winston was surrendered to the hospital where she worked as a tiny kitten. He's very intelligent, plays hide and seek, and is a constant source of fun in their lives! Their other cat, Pumpkin, was adopted from an emergency clinic. He has a portosystemic shunt, which requires him to be on a prescription diet and medication to support his liver function. He is extremely sweet and mischievous. He loves to EXPLORE cabinets, play in his tunnel, or spend the day relaxing in his hammock.

They also have a lab/hound mix named Cooper, who is a rescue from Mississippi. He is very affectionate, loves to walk in the woods, and loves to be scratched. When you add in Dr. Norris’ horse, Rose, and six chickens that were recently added to the household - you have one busy place!

Dr. Norris went into the veterinary field because she loves helping animals and continually learning about medicine. She graduated from the University of Alaska with a degree in Biology, and earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Tennessee. Following graduation, she completed a one year internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the Angell Animal Medical Center in Boston.

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Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Megan Hwang A.B., DVM - Hampstead Animal Hospital, Hampstead New Hampshire

Dr. Hwang enjoys practicing medicine at Hampstead Animal Hospital because of the great staff and the high quality of care that patients receive here. She enjoys being part of a general practice and has a particular interest in preventative care, ophthalmology and dermatology.

Dr. Hwang resides in Rye with her husband and two children. Her pet family includes two geriatric mixed breed dogs, both of which were rescued. In her free time she enjoys skiing, surfing, cycling, taking nature walks with her children, and going to the beach. She also enjoys reading, photography, and jigsaw puzzles!

Dr. Hwang graduated Magna Cum Laude from Bowdoin College with a degree in Biology and a minor in French. She obtained her Doctor of Veterinary Degree from Tufts University. Following veterinary school, Dr. Hwang completed an intensive one year internship in small animal medicine and surgery.

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Associate Veterinarian

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Dr. Chag graduated from Texas A & M University with a degree in Animal Science and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. Following graduation, Dr. Chag was a general practitioner in Maine and New Hampshire for nine years, while performing per diem work at local emergency hospitals. She transitioned to emergency medicine to have more time with her family, but still enjoys general practice through relief work. 

Dr. Chag's professional interests include preventative care, ophthalmology, internal medicine, pathology, and emergency medicine/critical care. 

Dr. Chag resides in Greenland, NH with her husband (Mark), two daughters (Kennedy and Savannah), and three cats (LMM, Kona, and Hilo). In her free time, Dr. Chag enjoys activities with her family, going to the beach/lake, shopping, and traveling. 

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Manager of Client Service

Natalee DavisNatalee Davis

Natalee has always had a love for animals and has adopted many pets over the years. Her cat , Handsome, was found on the street of Woburn, MA as a kitten. He was in need of a loving home and Natalee scooped him up. A year afterwards she and her family realized that Handsome needed a friend and that is when they adopted another cat, Pretty, from the Salem Animal Rescue League. Later on, with two cats in the house they decided it was time to adopt a dog, and spent a lot of time visiting shelters. They eventually found him at the Cacheco Valley Humane Society - a golden retriever named Brewsky who has been a wonderful addition to their family!

Natalee attended Flagler College in Florida and went on to receive a degree in Liberal Studies. She was previously employed by a large defense contractor in Boston for 6 years followed by a management position in a dental practice. In 2007, Natalee decided to switch careers because of her life-long love of animals and joined Hampstead Animal Hospital.

In her free time, Natalee enjoys visiting friends at Sebago Lake in Maine, taking annual trips to Disney World with friends, and spending time with her family. Here at Hampstead Animal Hospital she enjoys hospital management, interacting with clients, training staff and attending continuing education seminars.

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Technician Supervisor

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Meghan has been a member of the Hampstead Animal Hospital team since 2011 and could not be more thrilled to work with such skilled and friendly doctors and technicians. She feels fortunate to work in a field that brings health and happiness to pets and their families. She enjoys meeting and interacting with new people and loves working in such a busy, thriving practice.

When she isn’t at the hospital Meghan enjoys spending time with her husband and very playful kitties, Marshall and Pippa. Her absolute favorite animal in the world is her bichon frise, Rosie, who loves to run in huge circles in the yard at top speed, go on walks on the golf course, and sit under her chair at mealtimes looking adorable.

Meghan graduated from Alfred University with a degree in Environmental Studies and obtained her Veterinary Technology degree from Great Bay Community College. Meghan is a member of the New Hampshire Veterinary Technician Association and has a particular interest in small animal surgery, dentistry, and client service.

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Technician Supervisor

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Trisha joined Hampstead Animal Hospital in 2005 and has been happy to see the practice grow into the exceptional hospital it is today. She has always had a love for animals and knew she wanted to work in the veterinary field from a very young age. She loves working here because of the extraordinary compassion and care the staff gives to each pet. She enjoys working with the great team here and building strong bonds with the clients and the pets that seek care with us.

On days when she is not in the hospital, Trisha enjoys competing in “dock dogs” events at local fairs, where dogs run and leap off boating docks - sometimes reaching distances of more than 20 feet! Her two springer spaniels, Charlie and Mollie, love competing as much as Trisha and her family! She also loves taking the dogs on walks along local New Hampshire trails and spending time outside with them and her family and friends. Springers have been a breed in her family for many years. She loves their loyalty to their humans and their desire to please. They are a fun and active sporting dog and are guaranteed to put a smile on your face. She also has a passion for fostering rescue animals, she finds it very rewarding to give an animal a second chance for a great life.

Trisha enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine from client service to patient care. Her special interests include surgery, dentistry, and client service. She earned a degree in Veterinary Technology from New Hampshire Technical College of Stratham and is a member of NHVTA and AAHA. She enjoys the challenges and rewards of her career and takes a special interest in ensuring that every patient receives the highest quality of care.

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Veterinary Technician

Mindy Roxy 2015 COMPRESSEDMindy Randall

Mindy brings over 30 years of experience in the veterinary field to Hampstead Animal Hospital. She has been employed at numerous veterinary facilities in Europe and the United States and has experience working with companion animals, farm animals, laboratory animals and marine mammals. She really loves being part of such a knowledgeable, professional team and seeing the wonderful, loving care that each patient gets at Hampstead Animal Hospital. She feels that the hospital provides top quality care in a warm, welcoming, and friendly environment.

Mindy has always loved animals and how they look at humans with so much love in their faces. Her hope is that she can give back some of that unconditional love in some small way. She loves providing skilled, compassionate care and loves working with owners to help them better understand the needs of their pets.

In her free time Mindy loves photography, especially taking pictures of pets and landscapes. She also loves trail running, ultramarathons, backpacking and any other sport that encompasses the great outdoors. Her running is actually what led she and her husband to decide to adopt a dog. A few years ago they starting looking for a dog that could run with Mindy on the trails, and that’s when a rescue named Roxy came into their lives! Both she and her husband love the way Roxy is so affectionate and playful, and how she can keep up with Mindy!

Mindy has earned an Associate Degree in Veterinary Technology from Becker College and a Bachelor Degree in Biology from Jacksonville University. Prior to joining Hampstead Animal Hospital, she was a Senior Research Technologist at St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, TN. Mindy also holds a Certification in Outdoor Emergency Care.

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 Veterinary Technician

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Laura joined the team at Hampstead Animal Hospital in 2014 as a veterinary technician with over 8 years of experience. She grew up surrounded by labrador retrievers and loves their carefree, fun-loving attitudes. Dogs have always been a part of her life and she has been interested in veterinary medicine as far back as she can remember.

Laura enjoys being a part of the dedicated and hard-working team at Hampstead Animal Hospital and finds it extremely rewarding to help people and pets every day. She has a particular interest in client education and nutrition. Laura graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 2004 with a degree in Biology.

When she is not working at the hospital Laura enjoys traveling, spending time in the great outdoors, kickboxing, and yoga.


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Veterinary Technician

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Rachel is a huge lover of animals and of the great outdoors. She enjoys taking her Boston Terrier, Gus, on hikes with her and has been working on building up his hiking stamina! In 2012 she proudly completed hiking all forty-eight 4,000 foot mountains in New Hampshire and is currently working on completing all sixty-seven of them that are in NH, VT and ME. She has also climbed 77 of the 100 highest peaks in New England! She loves the beauty of the mountains and how no two peaks are the same.

While Gus is often off climbing mountains with Rachel, her cats are great company at home. She has Napoleon, a kitty who was surrendered to an animal hospital because the owners were unable to care for him when he was gravely ill. Rachel adopted him and is very happy she did! She says he is more like a dog than a cat - he plays fetch with his mouse toys, follows her around the house, and meets her at the door when she arrives home. She also has an orange cat named Nugget, who came to her from a friend’s barn in Vermont and has been a wonderful addition to her home.

Prior to joining the team at Hampstead Animal Hospital Rachel had heard nothing but great things about it! She enjoys working at HAH because of how everyone genuinely cares about the pets that come through the doors every day. She feels that the doctors and technicians always go above and beyond to make sure that every pet receives the best possible care.

Rachel graduated from the University of Vermont in 2006 with a degree in Animal Science and went on to become a Certified Veterinary Technician. On a professional note, she enjoys the technical aspects of the job such as phlebotomy, anesthesia, and taming angry cats.

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Veterinary Technician

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Stephanie joined Hampstead Animal Hospital in 2014 while studying veterinary technology at the University of New Hampshire Thompson School of Applied Science. After recently earning her Associate's degree and becoming a Certified Veterinary Technician, Stephanie will be continuing on in the pre-vet program at UNH and pursuing a degree in Biomedical Science.

Stephanie has loved animals since she was very little. She feels that the most rewarding feeling in the world is helping a sick animal feel better. She really enjoys working alongside the skilled and knowledgeable doctors and technicians at Hampstead Animal Hospital - her internship here was what inspired her to continue her education and become a veterinarian herself!

Stephanie has two pets in her life that she adores, Nathan is a Belgian Shepard that her family adopted from a rescue in the South when he was a year old. He has a very funny personality and wants to cuddle all the time! Stephanie also adopted Freya, a white ferret, when she was a month old. She has been a bundle of energy and a great little friend ever since. When she’s not spending time with her friends and family, Stephanie enjoys playing the piano, reading, camping, and going to the beach.


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Veterinary Technician

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Tracy joined the team at Hampstead Animal Hospital after working at other animal hospitals throughout New Hampshire. She lives in Derry, NH and has recently added a new member to her family - Hank is a young chocolate lab who is incredibly silly and a lot of fun to have in her home! Hank can sometimes be spotted around Hampstead Animal Hospital as Tracy often brings him to work with her! She also has a cat name Alvin, he’s a maine coon mix she adopted from Second Chance Animal Rescue several years ago. He is very affectionate and loves to spend time snuggling under blankets.

Before working at Hampstead Animal Hospital, Tracy had heard a lot of great things about the quality of care here. When she was looking to move to this area she came in and met the team and knew that this was the place for her! She loves how friendly everyone is and how the doctors and technicians really love the job they do every day. Tracy has always has a passion for helping animals, since as far back as she can remember. When she learned what a vet tech was in high school she knew immediately that’s what she wanted to do.

When she’s not busy working she enjoys spending time with her family and snowboarding wherever and whenever she can. In the summer she loves to go camping, fishing and spend time outdoors.Tracy has completed courses at White Mountains Community College in Berlin, NH and is currently enrolled in Penn Foster Online. She is working towards becoming a certified veterinary technician.

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Veterinary Technician

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Madison completed an internship at Hampstead Animal Hospital while attending school at Great Bay Community College to earn a degree in Veterinary Technology. After graduating she joined our team and is currently studying for the VTNE to become a certified veterinary technician. Madison has always loved animals but became particularly interested in veterinary medicine while volunteering at an animal hospital a few years ago - she enjoyed her work there so much that she decided to change her major in school and make it her life’s work.

When she is not working and studying Madison enjoys horseback riding. She has a four year old Appendix Quarter horse named Quiz that she’s had for a year - he is in training to be a dressage horse! Quiz loves being around people and being fed treats. She also loves spending time with her dog, Pocket. He is a dachshund that was a stray, she and her family took him in and he has been a wonderful addition to their home. Pocket is very affectionate; he loves to cuddle and hide under blankets.

Madison is really enjoying working in the veterinary field. She loves how organized Hampstead Animal Hospital is and how the staff works extremely well as a team. She has come to appreciate the high level of care that all patients are given here and wants to be in the field of veterinary medicine for many years to come!

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Client Service Representative 

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Before she worked at Hampstead Animal Hospital, Yvonne brought her pets to see our doctors for care. It wasn’t long before she was inspired to join the team here and has come to love working with the wonderful clients and pets that come through our doors every day. Yvonne is happy to be working at Hampstead Animal Hospital not only because she feels it’s where her animals receive the highest level of care, but because the team is exceptionally caring and friendly.

Yvonne has had many “pet loves” in her life. Her beloved cat, Cremit, passed away in 2014 and she will always remember him for being the most loving and social cat she has ever met. A few months after Cremit’s tragic passing, her family was ready to adopt a new family member and that’s when they brought Mucho home from the Salem Animal Rescue League. Mucho has been a wild, crazy and loving adventure - Yvonne says there is no other cat like him! Her pet family also includes an American Pitbull Terrier named Jay, who has been a wonderful addition to their family. The pitbull breed is one that Yvonne is a huge advocate of because they make wonderful family pets and have a constant desire to please people. Their family also includes two cats: Betty, who they found as a stray, and Amelia, who was born in Yvonne’s home while they were fostering the momma cat.

When Yvonne has free time she loves traveling to tropical destinations and taking cruises with her family and friends. She loves visiting old friends in Vermont, volunteering her time fostering animals, and working with the Pets for Vets organization.

Yvonne graduated from the Animal Behavior College as a Certified Dog Trainer and has 7 years of experience in the veterinary field. She previously served as the Adoption & Feline Behavior Consultant at the Upper Valley Humane Society and in veterinary outreach for Handicapped Pets. Yvonne's professional interests include providing exceptional client service and educating clients about canine training and behavior.

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Client Service Representative 

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Barbara joined Hampstead Animal Hospital in 2014 as a customer service representative with over 15 years of experience in the field of veterinary medicine. During that time she has held several different positions including working as a veterinary technician. With a true passion for animals and their care, Barbara has volunteered at animal shelters and currently spends time as a foster parent for Wooffun Dog Rescue, based in Manchester, NH. 

We are very excited to have Barbara on our team; she brings with her a special interest in providing exceptional client service and client education. In her spare time she enjoys horseback riding, pet sitting, cooking, and spending time with her family. Barbara has a yellow lab named Tedy, a shih-tzu rescue dog named Mollie, and two cats named Chip and Keebler.

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Veterinary Technician

Ashley Croteau, CVTAshley Croteau

Ashley graduated from Great Bay Community College with a degree in Veterinary Technology. She has been working in the veterinary field since 2007 and joined Hampstead Animal Hospital in 2012. She is certified as a Class IV Laser Therapy Technician and is a member of World Vets Organization. World Vets Organization provides veterinary care to needy animals in developing countries.

In her free time, Ashley enjoys playing softball, hiking, working out, going to the beach and spending time with family and friends. She has one dog named Atticus, and three cats named SoCo, Linus and Loki. 

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Client Service Representative

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Lisa loves being a part of the team at Hampstead Animal Hospital! She feels that the doctors and staff here exemplify quality veterinary care and is inspired by the level of compassion she sees from her coworkers every day.

Lisa is a true lover of all animals and is happy that they are such a big part of her daily life. She has a particular interest in providing compassionate client service to families in their time of need and educating clients on the importance of preventive care.

In her free time Lisa enjoys spending time on her family’s pontoon boat with her husband and daughter as well as reading and watching classic movies.

Prior to joining Hampstead Animal Hospital in 2011, Lisa worked as a client service coordinator at a hospital in Vermont.


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Veterinary Technician

Margaret MathsonMargaret Mathson

Margaret attended Salem State College and George Mason University. She is a Certified Veterinary Technician with over 20 years of experience in the veterinary field. She has previously worked at Tufts University College of Veterinary Medicine and numerous other emergency, referral and specialty hospitals in New England. Margaret is a Certified Ground Searcher and Certified Wilderness Canine Search and Rescue Handler.

Margaret's professional interests include emergency and critical care, anesthesia and bandaging.

In her free time, Margaret enjoys reading, hiking and volunteering at church. She has four cats named Faith, Grace, Prudence, and Liam.

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Veterinary Assistant 

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Stephanie and her husband live in Haverhill, MA and have a dog named Sammy that they absolutely adore. As a puppy Sammy found his way to a pet store where one day Stephanie spotted him and scooped him up! Stephanie says he has a huge personality and loves all different kinds of activities, but his favorite things to do are going on walks and snuggling with her on the couch.

Stephanie enjoys working at Hampstead Animal Hospital because of the positive and compassionate team that she works with. Her professional interests include laboratory work, nursing care, and providing the best care possible to improve the health and well-being of animals.

When she is not working Stephanie enjoys doing cross stitch, taking Sammy for long walks in beautiful locations, and watching great movies.


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Welcome to a Virtual Tour of our new facility. Hampstead Animal Hospital is proud of what we've built and we are certain you will agree that this is a top of the line Animal Hospital.

Our Facility

AAHA accredited

Our Hours

Our new expanded hours:

  • Monday 8:00am-7:00pm
  • Tuesday 8:00am-7:00pm
  • Wednesday 8:00am-7:00pm
  • Thursday 8:00am-7:00pm
  • Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Saturday 8:00am-1:00pm
  • Sunday 8:00am-1:00pm

Open 7 days a week!


Please be aware we are often booking out several weeks in advance for routine annual exams and vaccination appointments. Evenings and Saturdays are always in highest demand and book up early.

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