Our Team

We invite you to explore the biographies of our doctors and staff and learn more about them. Our doctors and staff have a wide variety of backgrounds and interests.

paw Team Spotlight
Penelope Buechner
DVM, DACVO Veterinary Specialist - Ophthalmology
Dr. Buechner started her career in veterinary medicine in 2003, when she graduated from the Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology at the top of her veterinary technology class. She then worked as a veterinary technician at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine, in Saskatchewan, Canada, as an ophthalmology technician and discovered her passion for veterinary ophthalmology. In 2006, she achieved early admission to the Western College of Veterinary Medicine following two years of undergraduate studies. Dr. Buechner graduated with distinction in 2010 and received her Doctorate of Veterinary M...
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Lindsay Matrumalo
Hospital Manager
Lindsay graduated from University of New Hampshire with a B.S. in wildlife ecology, and started in the veterinary industry after graduation as a veterinary assistant. She has worked in a wide range of animal-related settings, from single doctor general practice, to zoos and multi-doctor practices. She has been managing veterinary hospitals since 2012, and joined VCA in 2021. 

Lindsay resides in southern NH with her husband and two kids. In her free time, she enjoys visiting her hometown of Franconia and partaking in all the outdoor activities the White Mountains have to offer. She enjoys family time, reading...
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Veterinarian Support

Our technicians and support team members are all gentle animal lovers who treat your pets with the compassion and respect they deserve. Explore our support team members' biographies and learn about the individuals who make our hospital such a good choice for your pet's care.


The hospital administration team consists of management personnel who oversee all staff members, hospital activities and the facilities. Together, they keep the hospital running smoothly, ensuring quality patient care and excellent client service. From the moment you check in, our administrative staff is here to deliver the best possible experience to you and your pet before, during and after your visit.
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