Meet Our Team

Dr. Cynthia Albert

Dr. Albert comes to Salmon Falls Animal Hospital after practicing at high volume emergency clinics and general practices in Maine, Connecticut, California and Arizona for the last 13 years.  She obtained her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Iowa State University in 2000 after obtaining her BA in Biology from the University of Southern Maine in 1984.  Dr. Albert enjoys volunteering and has participated in the U.S. Peace Corps as well as many spay and neuter clinics.

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Dr. Linnell has been a team member since 2007. Dr. Linnell grew up in Atlanta, GA and did her undergrad work at Boston University and the University of Southern Maine. She had an 18 year career as a flight attendant for Delta Airlines, and then attended the University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude, in 2000. She has practiced small animal medicine in Massachusetts, Vermont, and Maine. Her personal interests (besides her pets and husband) are running, hiking and cooking.

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All Knowing, All Wise, Supreme Ruler

We will miss you every day!

Stephen Sylvester Goodwin I was presented to us for humane euthanasia as his family could no longer care for him. We thought he was so charming (and he is!) that we got permission from his family to try and adapt him to hospital life. They agreed. And he certainly has! He seems to know just who needs a little kitty loving, most commonly he will hang out with our distressed clients. He has joined our staff roster in the reception area and our clients are becoming very familiar with him as our official greeter. We love him dearly and know you will too!

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Veterinary Nurse

Renee has been a SFAH team member since June 2010. Renee earned her associates degree in veterinary technology in 2007, graduating from New Hampshire Community Technical College in Stratham, New Hampshire. She has had a passion for animals since childhood and enjoys working with all types of pets including exotics and birds. She home sits pets and consults with clients on pet behavioral issues. Her interests include singing, horseback riding, and working with animals with behavioral issues. Renee was born and raised in Maine and shares her home with 2 children, a German Shepard, 2 cats, and 3 ferrets.

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Veterinary Nurse

Jess is the senior member of the SFAH support team having joined the hospital in March of 2008. She started her veterinary career in 2005 and is now attending school to further her education towards veterinary school. Jess is a native New Englander and was born and raised in Maine. Her interests outside of the hospital include painting and horseback riding. She enjoys working with all types of pets and is always eager to work with the not so common of our furry and not so furry pets. Jess lives with her two boys, a standard poodle by the name of Tonka Truck, 2 cats Neiko, Mattel, and a rat and gerbil.

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Licensed Veterinary Technician

Katie has been a SFAH team member since April 2012. Katie spent much of her youth in Southern Maine where she grew up surrounded by horses and other farm animals. She is an accomplished equestrian having competed in Dressage and Combined Training events. Katie earned her associates degree in veterinary technology from the University of Maine in 2003 and passed her national Veterinary Technician licensing exam in 2003. Katie brings a great deal of experience to SFAH having worked in both large and small hospitals in CT and NY. She has recently moved back home to Maine where she lives with her husband Robert, daughter Natalie, four horses and family dog Cooper.

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Client Care Representative

Carrie has been a SFAH team member since September 2011. Carrie was born and raised in Canada and has spent most of her adult life in the New England area. You will typically find her home occupied by dogs but has recently added a cat to the mix. Although Carrie attended art school in Boston, MA she has spent most of her working career within animal related fields, at the New England Aquarium and Brookline Animal Care Center in Brookline, MA. She divides up her free time with visiting family in Canada, gardening, horse back riding and painting. Carrie shares her home with her two children, Booda the cat, and her dogs Olive, Sammy and Scarlet.

Jami Boucher


Client Care Representative

Even at a very young age, Jami had a special bond with animals. She grew up in Northern, NH and now lives in Maine where she shares her home with her husband, daughter, two boys, and of course, her four-legged crew that includes three dogs, three cats and two guinea pigs.  In her free time, Jami enjoys photography, watching her children play sports and having family time.  Jami is looking forward to continuing her education in the Animal Massage and Acupressure field this Spring.

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