Dr. JoAnn DeWire
Dr. Joann DeWire graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 1988, where she was a member of the Phi Zeta Veterinary Honors Society. Dr. DeWire attended Albright College and graduated in 1975 with a BS in Biology and Chemistry. She continued her education by spending one year in Pharmacy School at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy. Dr. DeWire spent 9 years in private practice before opening Douglassville Veterinary hospital in September of 1997.
Veterinary Nursing Staff
Beth has been a veterinary technician for 16 years and started at Douglassville Veterinary Hospital in July 2001. Beth graduated from Becker Junior college where she majored in Animal Care Management. She is certified in both canine massage and pet first aid. Beth is our veterinary hospital’s head anesthesia technician. When Beth is not at work, she donates her technical skills to local animal shelters. Beth has two children (Caitlin and Conner) and she enjoys watching them participate in local sports. Beth is an avid field hockey player and coaches in her free time.
Courtney received her bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Medical Technology from Wilson College in 2014. She passed the national board exam in 2015 to become a certified veterinary technician. Courtney likes to read, hike, and volunteer with Fairchild Feral Friends Foundation. Courtney currently lives with her Golden Retriever and two rabbits.
Denise has been a Veterinary Assistant at Douglassville Veterinary hospital since 2005. She completed the Veterinary assistant program at Reading Area Community College in 2004. Her lifelong love passion for animal welfare has made this a perfect career choice. Denise is married with 2 grown sons. Her hobbies are antiquing, hiking, and researching her family tree. She also loves to spend time with her horse Montee, and dog Lacie.