Veterinarians

Dr. Pierre Giroux

DVM

Dr. Pierre Giroux grew up on a large dairy farm in Northern New Hampshire. His interest in both medicine and animals naturally led him to pursue a degree in veterinary medicine. He received a Bachelor’s degree at the University of New Hampshire in 1988 then attended The Ohio State University receiving his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1992.
Upon graduation, he began practicing small animal veterinary medicine in the Southern Maine area. Within a short period of time purchased The Gray New Gloucester Veterinary Clinic, where he was owner and operator for thirteen years.
He then relocated to Saco, the hometown of his wife Cynthia, and established the Saco Veterinary Clinic in 2012, where he continues treating small animals, with a special interest in soft tissue surgery and dermatology, as well as building his new practice into a well-known reputable small business in his community.
He and his wife Cynthia currently reside in Saco with their three children, three cats and dog. He enjoys spending time with his family traveling, skiing and golfing.

Dr. Allison Stewart

DVM

Dr. Allison Stewart grew up on a small farm with horses, dogs, and cats in northern Maine. She attended veterinary school at Oklahoma State University and received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 1988. Following that she did an internship in Equine Surgery and Medicine at Kansas State University. In 1999 she completed a residency in Large Animal Surgery at Cornell University. In 2000, she received her Master’s Degree in research involving bone marrow-derived stem cells and became a Diplomate in Large Animal Surgery. Since that time Dr. Stewart has worked as a private practitioner, a surgeon, a teacher, and a researcher. Dr. Stewart moved back to Maine to be close to her family. She enjoys horseback riding, skiing, running, spending time with the three family dogs.

Dr. Antoinette (Toni) O’Hara

BVSc, MRCVS

Dr. Antoinette (Toni) O’Hara is originally from Millinocket, Maine. She completed her undergraduate degree at Stonehill College in Easton, Massachusetts, and then moved to London, England in 2002 to undertake her veterinary degree at the Royal Veterinary College. After graduation in 2007, she gained invaluable experience throughout the English countryside with all creatures great and small. In 2013, she returned home to Maine to start a family and practice in the Portland area. Her main interests are in small animal medicine and surgery with an emphasis on pain management and palliative care. Dr. O’Hara also has training in veterinary acupuncture and is happy to offer this service to patients that may need alternative care.
Dr. O’Hara and her husband Laurence enjoy living in Maine with their two sons, Geoffrey age 6 and Oscar age 4. They also have two loving rescue mutts, a terrier mix named Baxter and Chewy, a Brittany Spaniel. Dr. O’Hara’s favorite hobbies are spending time with her family and trail running with her dogs.

Dr. Kimberly Tippie

VMD

Dr. Kimberly Tippie has lived and practiced veterinary medicine in southern Maine since 1999.  She grew up in western Pennyslvaina, south of Pittsburgh.  After  graduating with a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Allegheny College in Meadville, PA  in 1994, she studied veterinary medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and graduated with her VMD degree in 1998.
Soon after graduation, she and her husband moved to Maine.  She has worked as a small veterinarian since with a special interest in ultrasound and soft tissue surgery.  She and her husband currently reside in Yarmouth with their three children, dog, and two cats.
Her family enjoys skiing, hiking, and traveling together.

Staff

Ted

Clinic Supervisor