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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 provide to our own personal animals.

James McNamara VMD


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.

Aubrey Fitch VMD


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.


Practice Manager, CVT


Veterinary Technician


Pet Resort Staff


Veterinary Technician


Veterinary Assistant


Head Veterinary Technician


Veterinary Technician


Veterinary Technician / Receptionist






Veterinary Assistant