Meet your Veterinarians

Meet your Veterinary Team


Veterinary Assistant

Tori is originally from Maine but has lived in North Carolina for the past two years. She has always loved animals and the work she has done in veterinary medicine thus far has only assured her that the path she has chosen is exactly what she wants to do with her life. At home she is kept busy with many family friends including a cat named CeCe, a dog named Shea, a green-winged macaw named Duke, and two more recent additions to the family - Addie, the spoiled princess puppy, and Blitz the bearded dragon. Tori loves all animals but has been especially grateful for the variety of animals she has been able to work with over the years. Still, there is a special place in her heart for marine life. Her ultimate goal is to obtain her DVM and become certified to work with aquatics, specifically marine mammals. In the meantime, she enjoys every minute of spoiling her fur babies and spending time with her family! 




Amber is from a small town in Waldo County ME, relocating to Southern Maine to follow her husband for employment. Within that time, Amber has not only worked in human medicine but has been in the animal care field (her first job was working on a farm) where she ended up working at a Technician for 4 years. Interested in a change of pace, Amber decided through her previous experience she would like to work “behind the scenes” while still being able to do what
she loves! Amber, her husband, 2 boys, her old beagle Lilah, her Pineapple Green Cheek Conure Chicken, and her Bengal mix cat Swarley, reside in Windham.


Clinic Cat

Kevin came to us from the Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland. Kevin loves laying the in sun, playing with feather toys, watching The Office and greeting new patients. Come on in and meet Kevin!


Veterinary Technician

Lindsey grew up in Yarmouth and now lives in New Gloucester. She graduated from Becker College with her associates and bachelors and got her Tech license right after graduation. Her interests in the field include surgery and internal medicine. In her free time she likes to spend time outside with her boyfriend, Labrador named Gus and her chickens. When not outside she spends her free time making jewelry for her Etsy site. 


Veterinary Assistant

Claire is originally from Seattle but made her way to Maine to attend Bowdoin College where she earned her bachelor's degree in biology and chemistry. Her journey to animal medicine began with several seasons of wildlife rehabilitation and shifted to domestic animals after she began working in the animal shelter world. She recently moved to Portland and lives there with her two cats. In her free time, she enjoys running, sailing, hiking, and exploring Maine.  

Dr. Nicole Fortin

Education: Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine and Saint George's School of Veterinary Medicine

Nicole Fortin is originally from New Jersey, and graduated from St. George's University School of Veterinary Medicine. Nicole completed her clinical training at Cornell's College of Veterinary Medicine and her undergraduate degree at the University of Richmond. Her special veterinary interests include geriatric care and internal medicine. Nicole grew up riding horses, and loves yoga and hiking with Bowie, our Chinese Crested and Atticus, our Newfoundland. Nicole and Matthew currently live in Portland.

Dr. Matthew Fortin

Education: Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine

Matthew Fortin grew up in Connecticut, but always loved visiting friends and family in Maine. After working as a relief veterinarian throughout Southern Maine, he is excited to work with Nicole at their own practice! Matthew graduated from Cornell's College of Veterinary Medicine and completed his undergraduate degree at Colgate University. He has volunteered extensively with numerous humane and shelter organizations. His special veterinary interests include pain management and ultrasound. Matthew enjoys skiing, mountain biking, sailing, SCUBA diving and hiking Maine's beautiful wilderness. He also loves caring for his two Guinea Pigs, Louis and Jerry (Seinfeld).

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