Meet our Veterinary Doctors
Dr. Jonathan Spelke, DVM
Dr. Jon Spelke has been practicing Veterinary Medicine in the Mid-Coast Maine area since 2000 and joined the Androscoggin Animal Hospital staff in 2002. In 2006, he became a partner in the practice with Dr. Chadima, and has owned the practice since 2015. He received his B.A. from Amherst College in 1992 and his D.V.M. from the Virginia Maryland Veterinary School (Virginia Tech) in 1999. Following graduation from Virginia Tech, he did an internal medicine and surgery internship at the Angell Animal Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts.
Dr. Spelke has a special interest in internal medicine and is particularly interested in diagnostic ultrasound. He has practiced ultrasound extensively and performs them for the practice weekly. He lives in Topsham with his wife Amy, his son Max, his daughter Cora, his three cats and his two dogs.
Dr. Karen Freedman, DVM
Dr. Karen Freedman has been practicing veterinary medicine in the Mid-Coast Maine area since 1987 and at the Androscoggin Animal Hospital since 1994. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of New Hampshire and a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Cornell University.
Her interests are equally divided between small animal medicine and surgery, with a special interest in exotic small mammals such as ferrets and guinea pigs, and a particular focus on rabbits. She is a member of the Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians. She is an active volunteer at the Bath Area Family YMCA, the Morse Music Association at Morse High School, the RSU 1 LOCAL garden, and Habitat for Humanity.
Dr. Molly Berberich, DVM
Dr. Molly Berberich realized that she wanted to be a veterinarian after her second-grade teacher asked her what she wanted to do when she grew up. She moved to Brunswick when she was 11, and graduated from Brunswick High School in 1992. She then attended the University of Minnesota, receiving her B.S. in animal science in 1998. After graduating from college, Dr. Berberich worked as a veterinary assistant and then a veterinary technician for two years before her opportunity to attend veterinary school finally presented itself. She earned her D.V.M. from Ross University College of Veterinary Medicine, in St. Kitts, W.I., in 2002.
Dr. Berberich began practicing in New York State in 2003, but decided to move back to Maine in 2006. She has been practicing here ever since, starting in Portland, then working her way up to Boothbay, and finally joined Androscoggin Animal Hospital in April 2012.
Dr. Molly Seaward, DVM
Dr. Molly Seaward is delighted to return to her home state and to join Androscoggin Animal Hospital in June, 2020.
She grew up in York, Maine and attended Bowdoin College, graduating in 2009. She then went on to Oregon State University to earn her doctorate in veterinary medicine in 2015. After completing a 1 year rotating internship at the BluePearl Hospitals in New York City, she developed her small animal internal medicine, surgery, and emergency medicine skills. She stayed in New York for another 4 years working as a general practitioner in the historic West Village of Manhattan. She enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine, but has particular interest in surgery, sports medicine, and feline medicine.
She shares her home with her husband, son, Labrador Retriever, and two cats named after important rivers: Alsea and Cathance.
Dr. Tyler Cote, DVM
Dr. Tyler Cote has been practicing veterinary medicine in Southern Maine since 2009. He received his B.S. in Biology & Animal Science at University of Maine Orono in 2005 and his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Tennessee in 2009. Tyler joined our team in 2013.
Dr. Cote has a special interest in Dermatology.
Tyler enjoys time at home with his son Tobin and his daughter Aelin. When he’s not home, he’s often found in the woods of Maine fishing and camping.