Meet Our Team

  • Dr. Ian Ostrover, DVM


  • Dr. Wendy Robertson, DVM


  • Dr. Melissa DeFabrizio, DVM

    Dr. De Fabrizio attended Rhodes College in Memphis, TN where she obtained her Bachelor of Science in biology while also volunteering at local animal hospitals and shelters. She worked as a veterinary assistant in her hometown of Toronto, Ontario before attending Tufts University, where she received her doctorate in Veterinary Medicine. Dr. De Fabrizio has always had a passion and love for veterinary medicine as well as animals of all shapes and sizes. It has always been her dream to work in a small animal general practice where she can build long term relationships with not only her animal patients, but with her clients as well. Her main areas of interests include dentistry, preventative medicine, geriatric care, pain management, and feline medicine. Dr. De Fabrizio currently lives with four cats, a rescue dog, and her husband, Jeffrey, who is also a veterinarian.

  • Dr.
    Vickie Carmella, DVM

    Dr. Carmella, known by clients and staff as Dr. Vickie, grew up in Fairfield County prior to matriculating at Wheaton College (MA), where she majored in Psychobiology with a double focus in Environmental Studies and Anthropology. Dr. Vickie graduated Magna Cum Laude from Wheaton College and was awarded the Julia Lange Fellowship for excellence in Science. She then continued to pursue her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Ross University and completed her clinical studies at Auburn University, a premier referral University. 

    Dr. Vickie began practicing small animal veterinary medicine in 2007, and has spent a significant amount of her career focused in animal nutrition. In addition, Dr. Vickie is a USDA accredited veterinarian. Being passionate about small animal medicine, Dr. Vickie most enjoys developing relationships with her patients, to whom she provides veterinary care throughout all of their life stages. In her spare time, Dr. Vickie enjoys spending time with her family, which includes 3 four-legged furry children, Osi & Ellie (2 fun-loving and energetic Labrador Retrievers) as well as Tilly (a sassy Chihuahua mix), and her two human children, Jack and Kayden, and husband Nick. 

    Dr. Vickie see patients on select evenings and Saturdays – call today to schedule your appointment with her! 

New clients will receive a Free first exam valued at $71.00.

New clients must mention this offer when booking your first appointment.


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