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Meet the General Medicine Team in Waltham
Julie Shields, DVM
Dr. Shields grew up in the suburbs of Toronto, Canada until she moved to NH in 2000. She received her bachelor’s degree in Biotechnology with a minor in Chemistry from Plymouth State University. In 2004, Dr. Shields moved to St. Kitts to attend Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and completed her clinical year of training at Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine. After graduation she worked at a practice in Medfield, MA for 15 years. Dr. Shields is excited to join Angell-West to help expand your pet’s care through the Primary Care/Wellness service. She enjoys all aspect of general medicine including preventative care, dentistry and building long-term relationships with her clients and their pets. In her free time, Julie enjoys camping, travelling, and spending time with her husband, her two kids, and her goldendoodle Wiley.
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, Clinical training, DVM 2007
Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, 2006
Amber, General Medicine Assistant
Amber comes to Angell with eight years of experience in general medicine. Born and raised in Florida, she grew up wanting to be a veterinarian but decided on film production. Her love for animals never left, and thus, she began her career in veterinary medicine. She is an avid cat lover and has three of her own — Pepper, Bubbs, and Benny. She also fosters cats for local rescues as needed and is a “crazy cat lady.” She has a certificate in low-stress handling and is Fear Free Certified.