PenBay Veterinary Associates is an accredited member of the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA). Since 2005, we have regularly undergone evaluations by AAHA to ensure that we comply with the association’s high quality standards of care. These standards cover nearly every aspect of our hospital, including surgery, pharmacy, laboratory, exam facilities, pet health records, cleanliness, emergency services, dental and nursing care, diagnostic imaging, and anesthesiology. Approximately 15 percent of animal hospitals in North America are accredited by AAHA.
Founder - Caring since 2005
Dr. Lee is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP), and the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA).
Dr. Lee grew up in Rockport where he now lives with his wife Jayme, daughter Alice, and son Toren. Their family also includes Scupper, a Portugese Water Dog, and two cats, Bella and Captain Flint.
Dr. Lee's areas of interests include soft-tissue surgery, cardiology, and feline medicine. He enjoys sailing, skiing, and mountain biking with Scupper.
Caring since 2005
Dr. Kate Pierce received her DVM degree from Tufts University. She has been practicing in midcoast Maine since 1998. Dr. Pierce grew up in Maine and currently lives in Hope with her husband Mike and three children, Ella, Lincoln and Mac. She has a cat named Harry. Dr. Pierce has interests in ophthalmology and exotic animal medicine.
Dr. Pierce and her family enjoy camping, spending time on Isle Au Haut, and chasing after their chickens.
A lover of animals of all kinds, Dr. Church's graduate degree in marine mammal biology led her to work rehabilitating seals and sea turtles along the Maine coast.
She lives in Camden with her partner and their ornery cat named Otis. In her free time she loves playing outside – paddling, skiing, hiking – eating good food, traveling and scuba diving in the tropics.