Harbor Road Veterinary Hospital

626 Saint George Road
South Thomaston, ME 04858

(207)354-0266

www.harborroadvet.com

Our Doctors ...

Dr. Glenn Yovino - Veterinarian

Dr. Yovino spent his high school and college years working in veterinary hospitals, knowing early on that he wanted to be a Veterinarian. He attended the University of New Hampshire and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science and then went on to receive a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from The Ohio State University in 1988. Dr. Yovino purchased Harbor Road Veterinary Hospital in the fall of 1995 after working for several years in midcoast Maine. Professional interests of Dr. Yovino’s include orthopedic and soft tissue surgery, dentistry and reproduction. 

Dr. Yovino has worked closely over the years with the Pope Memorial Humane Society and is a committed advocate of their mission. He also serves on the board of a non-profit organization, GeoVeterinary International. GeoVets mission is to provide veterinary education and clinical services in developing countries. Dr. Yovino has participated in numerous GeoVet clinics to the countries of Peru, Cambodia and the Dominican Republic to teach the local veterinarians surgical skills. 

Dr. Yovino and his wife, Bethany have lived in the area since 1990. They have had the pleasure of raising their two grown children in Tenants Harbor. The household currently consists of two quirky dogs, two personable cats and a small flock of chickens. Dr. Yovino spends his spare time fly tying and fly fishing, working around the yard (mostly on his tractor) and participating in GeoVeterinary trips to beautiful developing countries.

Carissa A. Bielamowicz, Veterinarian

Dr. Bielamowicz decided to become a veterinarian at the age of ten years after reading James Herriot’s “All Creatures Great and Small”. She graduated from Rutgers University in 1998 with a degree in Animal Science before attending the Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine. After graduating in 2002, she specialized in large animal ambulatory medicine in Western Massachusetts. Although she had many memorable experiences on dairy and horse farms, she decided to concentrate on working with companion animals and she moved to Maine. Dr. Bielamowicz has been at HRVH since October of 2003.

Dr. B.’s practice interests include wellness, ophthalmology, wound management and chronic pain relief. She is also interested in integrating Western acupuncture and physical therapy into traditional approaches to the treatment of arthritis and other conditions. 

In her free time, Dr. B. volunteers with Allied Whale, the marine mammal stranding program at College of the Atlantic. She also enjoys horseback riding and showing, travel (especially to Scotland), hiking, kayaking, camping and spending as much time as she can with her husband, Kevin, and their Westie, Bramley.


Our Dedicated Staff …

Michelle W. - Office Manager

Michelle started her work at Harbor Road Veterinary Hospital when Dr. Yovino bought the practice in the Fall of 1995. Over the years she has moved from the front desk to the back as the Office Manager. Michelle’s mother grew up in the area and she had many fond childhood memories of visiting family in Port Clyde. Michelle settled in Port Clyde in 1989 and married her husband Langdon. Between them, they have three children and four grandchildren. In her time away from HRVH, Michelle likes to cook and bake, read, putter around the house and yard, work on her newly developed kayaking skills and explore the backroads of Maine.

Melanie - Veterinary Assistant

Melanie has been a member of the Harbor Road team since 1998 and has an Associates degree for the University of Maine at Augusta. She lives in Union with her husband and cat, Eva. In her free time she enjoys spending time at camp, knitting, cooking and gardening.

Michelle M. - Veterinary Assistant

Michelle has been with Harbor Road Veterinary Hospital as a Veterinary Assistant for over 12 years. Prior to joining HRVH she managed an animal shelter. Michelle is very involved with the local animal shelter and loves to foster cats and kittens for the shelter. She is happily married, has 2 amazing adult children, 3 adorable grandchildren, 3 dogs and 3 cats.

Tiffany - Veterinary Assistant

Tiffany joined HRVH in 2013 as a receptionist and quickly realized that working closely with animals was what she wanted for a career. She is a graduate of Georges Valley High School and is currently taking classes toward becoming a Veterinary Technician. Tiffany lives with her son, significant other, 3 dogs and a hedgehog, named Quilliam. Tiffany enjoys fostering and rescuing animals in need. When not at work she enjoys cooking, reading and spending time with her family.

Heather - Receptionist

Heather lives in Waldoboro with her husband, Peter, a St. Bernard dog named George (George has Facebook followers), numerous cats and several fish. Heather is a real animal lover and reports that all of her animals bring her and her family great joy! Heather enjoys boating, hanging with friends and the band Ruckus, dancing, going to concerts and playing with her grandchildren. Heather is also a Reiki master practitioner and a certified psychic medium.

Diane - Veterinary Technician

Diane graduated from the University of Maine with an associates degree in Animal Medical Technology. This training included an 8 week internship at the Animal Medical Center in Manhattan, New York. Diane has worked at a handful of veterinary practices in Maine and Pennsylvania. She also spent time working at the Midcoast Animal Emergency Clinic in Warren before coming to HRVH. Diane has been closely associated with dairy farming for over 20 years and developed an affinity for dairy cattle agriculture and food production. Her other interests include cooking, fishing and boating, riding motorcycles and DIY everything, she’s a real MacGyver!

Sierra - Veterinary Technician

Sierra grew up in Waldo, Maine and has wanted to help animals since she was a young girl. Sierra followed her passion for animals and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Technology and received a Veterinary Technician license. Sierra moved to the area to become part of the HRVH family and reports “I couldn’t be happier”. Sierra has 3 cats and a bunny named Batman.

Dee - Receptionist

Dee - Dee is a local artist and animal lover. After being a long time client of HRVH, Dee is delighted to be on the HRVH team as the smiling face behind the front desk.

Marie - Receptionist

Marie is a Thomaston native who left the area to serve 6 years in the U.S. Marine Corps. When she returned home she eventually found that she wanted to be able to help animals in some way. She now has 12 years of experience working in the veterinary field, and 18 years of experience as a dog trainer. Marie also works as a trainer for the Pope Memorial Humane Society’s K-9 Corrections dog training program at the Maine State Prison. A self proclaimed “book addict’, Marie often has her nose in a book. She also enjoys spending time with her family, visiting tea shops, and riding her Icelandic horse, Haukur. Marie also occasionally shows her smooth coated Chow Chow dog, Kiki. She is happily married and claims three grown children.