Dr. Ray Cahill graduated from the veterinary school at Tufts in 1999 after first receiving his Master’s degree from NYU with a concentration in toxicology. He completed his internship at Angell-Boston followed by two years of residency training in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine on the south shore. He switched to private practice in 2004 and now lives on Cape Ann with his wife and twin boys. His many professional interests include nutrition, ultrasound and behavior medicine. Dr. Cahill enjoys spending time with his family and can sometimes be spotted surfing at Good Harbor or humbling himself on one of the local golf courses.
Dr. Meredith Lockwood received her undergraduate degree from Stanford University in 1996 and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Illinois in 2000, then completed a one-year internship in small animal medicine and surgery at VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital. She enjoyed the California weather so much that she stayed there for another 10 years, practicing as an associate vet at a five-doctor clinic in Manhattan Beach. While there she met her boyfriend Kory, a Gloucester native who was working in Hollywood, and they moved back to his hometown in early 2011. She joined the SeaPort team in the summer of 2011, bringing with her a strong interest in soft tissue surgery, preventive care, and large/giant dog breeds. In her free time she loves to putter away on her fixer-upper house, cheer on her beloved Chicago sports teams (and Kory’s Boston Bruins), and fill her stomach at the wonderful restaurants around Cape Ann.
Andrea joined SeaPort in the fall of 2010 after deciding to pursue her dream of working with animals after 20+ years working as a Corporate Executive. With her thirst for knowledge and broad management experience, she quickly expanded her role of receptionist to include many technician responsibilities. She is a native of Rockport and enjoys all the outdoor life the area has to offer. You can find her cruising the Island in her Mustang convertible, hiking various local haunts, hauling lobster traps and fishing on their boat . She also enjoys cooking, hanging out with Bob, jogging with Maggie, and spending time at her family’s lakeside home in southern Maine where her DIY skills help keep the house in ship shape. She’s a firearms enthusiast, has completed a defense tactics course, and is a huge sports fan that looks forward to “Football Sunday’s” with friends.
Erin, a full time veterinary technician, joined our staff during our first year of business. She has 13 years of on-the-job training in her field, and her skills are complemented by the high level of care she gives to every patient. Erin is a native of Gloucester and loves being outdoors. In her spare time she can be found hiking local trails, camping, canoeing, snowshoeing and ice fishing, usually accompanied by her husband and her dog Nakoma.
April joined our team in June of 2011 as a receptionist after more than a decade of experience working the front desk in veterinary offices. She has lived in Gloucester most of her life and enjoys spending time outdoors with her dogs Rocket and Kissa. She supports her family at various road races by taking pictures and cheering them on. In her free time you can catch her hiking with her dogs, riding her bicycle, or frequenting the playground at Stage Fort Park with her youngest daughter. In addition, April along with her family loves to “rough it” through the mountains of New Hampshire seeking out waterfalls and wildlife.
Betsy joined our team as a receptionist in July of 2012. She grew up in Pigeon Cove where she spent many a day horseback riding the trails of Cape Ann along with friends and her dogs. She spent several years waitressing around the country, hiking the trails to observe the wildlife and experience the diversity of our nation. She now blends her love of people and animals here at SeaPort. Betsy enjoys the trails of Cape Ann on horseback, foot or cross country skis with her daughter’s dog Sam. She also likes kayaking the local waters with her husband and good friends.
Jessica joined our team as a tech in July 2012. After graduating from Umass Amherst with a degree in Sociology, she worked in administrative settings before seeking out her childhood ambition to work with animals. Jessica is a native of Gloucester and enjoys the outdoors with her two children and her dogs. You can find Jessica walking along our beaches in the early morning, her camera in hand, capturing the local wildlife and all the landscapes Cape Ann has to offer.