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Our Team

We know how important our staff is to the practice and to our clients.  Our team is what makes us tick and we are eternally grateful for them. We pride ourselves on a pleasant, educational and engaging workplace that focuses on teamwork and communication. Our viewpoint is that once your pet is entrusted into our hands, they will receive the same attentive and devoted care that we would provide to our own personal animals.

James McNamara VMD

James McNamara VMD

Veterinarian

Dr. Jim McNamara has been practicing veterinary medicine in the Northern Fairfield County region since 1995. He is a 1991 graduate of the University of Connecticut, and a 1995 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania. He became the owner of Bethel Veterinary Hospital in 2005.

Dr. McNamara is a member of the Connecticut Veterinary Medical Association, the Fairfield County Veterinary Medical Association, and the American Veterinary Medical Association. His areas of special interest include endocrinology, radiology and dentistry.

When not at work, he enjoys spending time with his family, including his chihuahua, Roosevelt. His personal interests include music, trivia and tennis.

Aubrey Fitch VMD

Aubrey Fitch VMD

Veterinarian

Dr. Aubrey Fitch joined the practice in 2006. She is a 2003 graduate from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. Her areas of special interests are exotic pet medicine and behavior medicine. Dr. Fitch grew up in New Milford, CT, and graduated from Lehigh University with a BS in Behavioral Neuroscience. She lives in Litchfield County with her husband Scott, their son, Isaac, and their dog, two rabbits and chickens. Outside of work, she enjoys skiing, hiking, quilting and playing clarinet in the Wind Ensemble of Western Connecticut.

Dr. Fitch is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Connecticut Veterinary Medical Association, the Association of Avian Veterinarians, and the American Association of Animal Behaviorists. She is also a member of the American Reptile Association of Veterinarians as well as The Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians and the Association of Sugar Gliders Veterinarians.

Alec Bell

Alec Bell

Customer Service Representative
Kira Reale

Kira Reale

Lead Customer Service Representative
Gabby Fitzpatrick

Gabby Fitzpatrick

Veterinary Technician
Jess Magyar

Jess Magyar

Practice Manager, CVT
Tina Roese

Tina Roese

Pet Resort Staff
Kaitlyn Orce

Kaitlyn Orce

Veterinary Assistant
Nick Kennedy

Nick Kennedy

Veterinary Assistant
Autumn Stacks

Autumn Stacks

Licensed Veterinary Technician
Shayla Reardon

Shayla Reardon

Veterinary Assistant
Devin Hunt

Devin Hunt

Veterinary Technician
Norma Fiore

Norma Fiore

Customer Service Representative
Hailey Young

Hailey Young

Customer Service Representative
Heather Sholtes

Heather Sholtes

Pet Resort Staff
Nicole Aleksandrowicz

Nicole Aleksandrowicz

Pet Resort Manager