John Kelley, DVM
He opened Duck Creek Animal Clinic in Wellfleet in the late 1980’s. In the early 1990’s he purchased Eastham Veterinary Hospital, Stony Hill Animal Clinic and Herring Cove Animal Clinic. For over 20 years, he has owned and operated these four locations known as Lower Cape Veterinary Services, Inc.
He is a member of the MVMA, AVMA, AAHA and serves on the board of WildCare. He has through the years worked very closely with the Animal Rescue League in Brewster, WildCare in Eastham, CASAS in Provincetown and the Vieques Humane Society. He has spent the last 8 years extensively involved in owning, developing and managing Cape Animal Referral and Emergency Center in S Dennis, an emergency and specialty hospital for all patients on Cape Cod. He continues to work closely with them today.
Dr. Kelley has been giving back to his community for many years. One of his greatest interests is bike riding. He usually rides for different causes in at least four or more rides every year. He has ridden for over 18 years in the Pan Mass Challenge. Dr. Kelley has risen over $100,000 riding for his favorite fundraisers. Also outside of work, John loves to boat and fish.
Although today there are new owners of Lower Cape Veterinary Services, Dr. Kelley looks forward to serving and helping his patients and clients for many years to come.
Eric Stone, DVM
Dr. Stone likes to educate people on what to expect throughout the medical care process with their pets, give them what they want and help them by giving them the best medicine with the best results. He is a member of the AVMA.
Outside of work he enjoys any activity that takes him outside. He loves running, biking, and hiking to name a few.
He resides in Brewster with his two dogs: a Border Collie named Fizz and a mix named Zack.
He loves the small family setting at Eastham Veterinary Hospital. You may also see him at Duck Creek Animal Clinic, Herring Cove Animal Hospital or Stony Hill Animal Clinic as he has patients at each of those locations, as well.
Jamie Driscoll, DVM
Dr. Driscoll developed her love of animals at an early age growing up on a dairy farm in Connecticut. This early exposure to all types of animals led to an interest in equestrian sports, a lifelong love of riding, and close relationships with all creatures great and small.
She received her BA from Boston University and her Doctorate from Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. After graduation she practiced in Upstate New York, eventually returning to Massachusetts, first at the Angell Memorial Hospital on Nantucket Island, then at the Eastham Veterinary Hospital.
Her interests are small animal internal medicine, dentistry and general surgery. She has taken many continuing education courses some of which include dentistry, ultrasound, wound healing and emergency medicine.
Her professional memberships and awards include American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), Massachusetts Veterinary Medical Association (MVMA), Member of Phi Zeta (The honor Society of Veterinary Medicine), Past President of the Central New York Veterinary Society and Horace K. White Scholar Cornell University.
In her spare time she can be found cheering on her daughter (a marathon runner), or with family and friends on Cape Cod, including a toy poodle named Annie.
Kelly Preston, DVM
Dr. Kelly Preston grew up in a small town in Massachusetts. She graduated from Williams College with a degree in Biology in 1996. She graduated from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2001.
She considers herself an old school general practitioner. She loves meeting pets as babies and seeing them throughout their whole lives. She loves wellness medicine. As boring as some may think, she loves preventative and wellness medicine.
The most rewarding part of her job is knowing that by treating and caring for your pets, she is doing the same with their owners.
Outside of work she loves to take her boat out during the summer. Dr. Preston loves hanging out with her dog and is constantly greatly entertained by her growing menagerie of parrots that have the run of the house when she is home. Luckily for her, her dog loves the birds or at least ignores them.
She belongs to the MVMA and the AVMA and enjoys writing the monthly newsletter for Lower Cape Veterinary Services.
Sadie Hutchings, DVM
Sadie Hutchings, DVM did her undergraduate work at UMASS Amherst Commonwealth College, (Summa Cum Laude) in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science. She received her veterinary degree from Tufts Cumming School of Veterinary Medicine in 2009. Dr. Hutchings feels the most rewarding part of her job is improving the lives of seniors. Her interests include: geriatric care, nutrition, integrative medicine, small mammal and cat medicine.
Continuing education is most important to her. She loves learning, sharing her knowledge and answering questions. She learns from every patient as she strives to develop the best treatment plan for each individually, which is constantly expanding in the ever growing field of veterinary medicine. She is a member of the AVMA, MVMA, American Association of Feline Practitioners, and the Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association.
Outside of work she enjoys kayaking, snowboarding and horseback riding. Recently, she picked up 3 pounds of Italian honeybees to raise in her first beehive. She volunteers her time with helping homeless dogs.
She resides where she grew up in Wellfleet with a handful of terrier mixes, 2 of the greatest cats in the world, Master Shake and Lampoon, 2 goats named Erskine and Pinto and a parakeet, Sir Thomas the Third. Plus don’t forget those 10,000 Italian Honeybees and some chickens that are on the way.
She is very excited about being at Herring Cove Animal Hospital and looks forward to getting to know you and your family!
Stephen J. DeVincent, DVM
Dr. DeVincent received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.) degree from the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in 1995. He also was awarded a Master of Arts (M.A.) degree in 1996 from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University within the Center for International Environment and Resource Policy. Dr. DeVincent has pursued dual paths as a veterinarian in small animal clinical medicine and wildlife conservation policy. He also earned a M.A. degree in History from Cambridge University in England in 1986.
Dr. DeVincent was employed as the full-time Associate Veterinarian at Herring Cove Animal Hospital (HCAH) from 2006-2008 and during the summer of 2010. He worked last year at HCAH on a part-time basis during the summer and will continue to do so this year and in future summer seasons. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association.
In the years 2011-2013, Dr. DeVincent was a contractor to the Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Response Program (MMHSRP) within the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association. He was hired to further develop and implement an inspection program for MMHSRP to systematically evaluate the 27 marine mammal rehabilitation facilities authorized by NMFS within the United States. In 2008-2010, Dr. DeVincent was an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science and Technology Fellow within the Office of Ocean and Polar Affairs of the U.S. Department of State. His principal responsibility was to represent the U.S. State Department in bilateral and multilateral treaty negotiations with other countries related to polar bear conservation policy.
In the summer season Dr. DeVincent lives in Provincetown. In the off-season, he lives in Copenhagen, Denmark with his partner and their two–year-old golden retriever, Argos. Dr. DeVincent’s partner, Rufus Gifford, is the current United States Ambassador to Denmark.