Our caring and compassionate veterinary team!

Meet the team of Northwood Veterinary Hospital! We strive to provide exceptional services for you and your pets.

  • Dr. Hugh Davis

    Dr. Hugh Davis was selected for the inaugural class of Tufts Veterinary in Massachusetts. In his 30 years of practice, he has focused on top quality medicine with a common sense approach that concentrates on the pet and engages the owner. He has worked in rural locations and in Boston, in single and multi-doctor practices, and also emergency medicine. As the owner of NVH, Dr. Davis is happy to bring extensive experience of experience to what he enjoys the most - practicing community-based medicine with ongoing and long-term relationships with his clients.

    While Dr. Davis loves all aspects of caring for his patients, he has a special interest in surgery, especially orthopedics. He continues to hone his skills in these areas with continuing education in the latest techniques and procedures.

    He lives on a small farm here in Northwood with his wife, Nancy Fantom, owner of Saddleback Pet Services. They have 3 great children, 2 incredibly cute grandsons, and many four-footed friends. Dr. Davis and Nancy love to travel and have been co-leaders of a spay/neuter mission to rural Mexico since 2000.

  • Dr. April Treat

    Dr. April Treat graduated with high honors from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, (Tufts, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine- Clinical Year) May 2012. Prior to attending her undergraduate program, she worked in veterinary medicine as a veterinary technician from 2001 to 2008. She is currently seeing dogs, cats and pocket pets and is actively enhancing her knowledge of many exotics. She is also our lead doctor for our Feline Friendly Practice program. She takes pride in promoting preventative health and care to all pets, ensuring each pet has a longer life with their family.

    Dr. Treat is a Northwood resident and loves getting to spend time with her two daughters and husband as well as her pets. Her pet family includes Shiraz- a St. Kits Island dog, Stitch- a Labrador retriever, Gracie- a one-eyed sweetheart Domestic Short Hair, and Grayson- a crazy Maine Coon kitten. When she’s not saving animals or spending time with her family she enjoys other activities like swimming, hiking, and photography.

  • Carrie
    Head technician, Certified Veterinary Technician

    Carrie graduated in 2002 from Stratham Tech with a degree in Veterinary Technology and she is a licensed vet tech in both Maine and NH. She has been part of the Northwood Vet family since 1999. Carrie has grown into an integral part of our team; she knows everybody and everything…. When in doubt ask Carrie! In her free time, she rides both dirt bikes and horses.

    Carrie has 3 cats, 2 dogs and is an active chicken farmer and supplies cage-free eggs to the Co-op in Concord.

  • Jill
    Office Manager

    Jill is the happy face and enthusiastic voice of Northwood Veterinary Hospital – she is usually who greets you at the front desk and answers our phone! We have been lucky to have her as part of our team since 2005. She has worked with animals most of her life at various kennels and rescues, including for Dr. Davis’ wife, Nancy, at Saddleback Pet.

    Jill is a NH native and lives right here in Northwood with her husband, Mike. She loves to ride motorcycles and hang out with her four dogs. Her animal family also includes chickens, ducks, rabbits and 3 cats.

  • Ashley
    Veterinary Technician

    Ashley is a 2015 graduate from Animal Behavioral College. She has her Veterinary assistant certification and successfully completed an externship consisting of 90 hours of volunteer work.

     Ashley loves the fast paced environment of being a technician and the variety of tasks that must be performed with each patient. She enjoys making a positive difference in the lives of not only the animals but their owners. One day, Ashley hopes to earn her certification in Emergency & Critical Care as a technician. When she isn’t caring for patients, Ashley and her husband enjoy going to concerts, paddle boarding, hiking, fishing, and spending time with their son. Her non-human family includes a Persian named Mufasa.

  • Breanna
    Veterinary Technician

    Bree grew up on Long Island, NY but has recently graduated from the University of New Hampshire with her Bachelor’s Degree in Biomedical Science. She just finished applying to veterinary school and hopes to attend in Fall 2019. Her long term goals consist of working in a small animal practice that also accepts wildlife. When not working, she enjoys spending time exploring new places outdoors or snuggling with her cat, Radagast.

  • Meaghan
    Veterinary Technician

    Meaghan is a 2015 graduate of UNH with a degree in Animal Science; she is now continuing her education in pursuit of her masters. She loves to travel and has done several international volunteer trips, including one with Dr. Davis and his wife, Nancy, to Mexico for a spay & neuter mission. Meaghan enjoys all types of exercise and her true love is her little dog, Suerte – a Puerto Rican rescue mutt whose favorite things are snuggles and cheese! Meaghan spends most of her time now at NVH doing administrative duties, but you can still occasionally catch her snuggling with pets in exam rooms or hanging out with our rescue cats.

  • Michelle
    Veterinary Technician

    Michelle has a degree from UNH in animal science and loves working with and cuddling all animals. She enjoys learning new skills as a technician and is a strong advocate for her patients. She grew up in Dover and enjoys spending time with her friends and family. When she’s not working hard at the hospital, you can find Michelle with her two dogs, Norah and Cooper, and her two cats, Gimli and Hazy. She loves at the beach, hiking in the woods, as well as painting and drawing. Michelle hopes to one day pursue a career in animal rescue.

  • Chrissy
    Veterinary Technician

    Chrissy has always had a love for animals and knew as a child that she wanted her job to revolve around them. In June of 2000, she graduated with an associates degree in animal science and began working as a technician at Northwood Veterinary Hospital. She is our ace, fill in wherever we need her employee and she tackles every project with a smile. Chrissy spends her free time with her husband, three adorable young daughters and her three dogs – 2 giant Great Danes and the real boss, the French Bulldog. She enjoys horseback riding, fishing, hiking, skiing, and camping.

  • Jordan
    Certified Veterinary Technician

    Jordan is a graduate of Vermont Technical College in 2014 and is a Certified Veterinary Technician in the state of New Hampshire. She enjoys both spending time with patients in the exam room or monitoring anesthesia in surgery. Jordan enjoys many activities including, running, spending time with friends, hanging out with her family, and enjoying all types of music. When she’s not working hard at the hospital you can find her spending time with her cat Chandler or her dog Tyrone.

  • Juan Carlos
    Veterinary Technician, Staff Hematologist

    Juan Carlos has a license to be a veterinarian in Mexico from The National Autonomous University of Mexico in Mexico City. He is currently in the process of becoming a DVM in the United States. In the meantime, he is working as our hematologist and ultrasound technician.

    Juan Carlos also volunteers as a veterinarian for The Mazunte Project –the spay and neuter mission that Dr. Davis and his wife, Nancy, work with in rural Mexico. He has a cat and a Saint Bernard (both rescued) and in his free time he loves being active outdoors, playing the piano or ukulele, and traveling.

  • Rachel
    Veterinary Technician, Pet Insurance Advocate

    Rachel made the move to the veterinary field from the retail industry after finding her passion for animals. She has a special interest in preventative medicine and critical care and is our pet insurance and technology expert. Rachel enjoys spending time with family and friends and the love of her life- a chihuahua named Chloe. When Rachel’s not hard at work at Northwood Veterinary Hospital you can usually find her up in the Rangeley Lakes region of Maine fly-fishing on the lake or wading in some of New Hampshire’s rivers.

  • Jenna
    Veterinary Technician

    Jenna joined our NVH team as an intern for her veterinary technician program at Great Bay Community College. She did a great job and we asked her to stay! She is in her last year of schooling and plans to be a licensed CVT in the spring. Jenna also attended beauty school and has a hair cutting business on the side; she also works in the kennel at Saddleback. When not at one of her several jobs or school, Jenna enjoys hiking the white mountains and surfing on the coast. 

  • Rileigh
    Veterinary Technician

    Rileigh found her passion for animals in high school during her various animal science classes. She spent 4 years living in the Florida Keys where she gained a deep love for marine science, especially sharks. While there, Rileigh participated in several shark research and tagging trips. She took her passion to the University of New Hampshire where she is continuing her education. Rileigh is working to get her CVT and bachelors degree in the hopes of continuing on to become a small animal veterinarian. When Rileigh is not working, she enjoys spending time at the lake, cheering on the Red Sox and napping in the hammock with her (perfect) French bulldog puppy, Sig. Rileigh grew up with American bulldogs and also proudly adopted a cat from the hospital, Bernard, who now rules their house from the sofa and keeps everyone in line. 


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Northwood Office


7:30 am-6:00 pm


7:30 am-7:00 pm


7:30 am-7:00 pm


7:30 am-12:00 pm

CLOSED 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm (staff training)

2:00 pm-7:00 pm


7:30 am-6:00 pm


8:30 am-1:00 pm



If you have an Emergency with your pet during our open hours, please call 603-942-8368 and be prepared to bring your pet in immediately. If you need to have emergency medical attention when we are closed, please call CAVES in Concord at 603- 227-1199 or Port City in Portsmouth at 603-433-0056. Both hospitals will keep us up to date on your pet’s care so we can coordinate treatment, if needed.

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