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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. Dr. Fitch has been active in working with rabbit rescue groups, especially Three Bunnies Rabbit Rescue. 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.

Camila Colberg DVM

Camila Colberg DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Camila Colberg graduated from Federal University of Vicosa, Brazil, in 2005. After earning her MSc. degree in 2007, she moved to the US to work as a Visiting Scientist for the USDA, at Plum Island Animal Disease Center, PIADC – Greenport, NY. In 2013, she completed the ECFVG (Educational Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduate) in the US. Dr. Colberg has a strong interest in Dermatology, preventive medicine, internal medicine, and surgery.

In her spare time, she enjoys yoga, gardening and a good Brazilian BBQ! Her family consists of a spoiled Dobbie, 2 rescued frenchies and 3 chickens as well as her husband and beautiful son Gabriel.

Dr. Colberg is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish.

Alec Bell

Alec Bell

Kennel Attendant
Sarah Charnok

Sarah Charnok

Client Service Representative
Gabby Fitzpatrick

Gabby Fitzpatrick

Veterinary Technician
Jess Magyar

Jess Magyar

Practice Manager, CVT
Lacee Malichio

Lacee Malichio

Veterinary Technician
Kaitlyn Orce

Kaitlyn Orce

Veterinary Assistant
Kira Reale

Kira Reale

Customer Service Representative
Tina Roese

Tina Roese

Kennel Attendant