Veterinarians at the Brunswick Veterinary Clinic
Dr. Erica Parthum, VMD
Owner of Brunswick Veterinary Clinic.
Dr. Erica Parthum graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 1999.
She completed a rigorous small animal medicine and surgery internship at Red Bank Veterinary
Hospital in New Jersey. She continued to work at Red Bank Veterinary Hospital as a general
practioner for 2.5 years before moving back to New England and has practiced in Brunswick Maine
since 2002. She lives with her husband, three children and various pets and enjoys reading, hiking and kayaking.
Dr. Parthum loves being a part of the community and sharing her love of veterinary medicine. She
often gives veterinary presentations to schools and youth group organizations.
Dr. Angelica Stasolla, DVM
Dr. Angelica Stasolla graduated from Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2004. She practiced mixed large and small animal medicine for many years in Vermont, and moved to Maine in 2015, with her husband and two sons.
She has a cat named Pancake MacMuffin and has recently started learning Irish fiddle. She enjoys cooking and quilting. In veterinary medicine, she has especial interest in dentistry and feline medicine.
Dr. Kevin Cowan, DVM
Dr. Kevin Cowan has lived in Brunswick with his wife and three daughters for 20 years. He is a double Jumbo, graduating from Tufts University with a BS in Biology in 1987 and from the Tufts Cummings veterinary school in 1991.
He started his career as a mixed animal practitioner in a large dairy based practice, eventually focusing his attention on small animal medicine. Dr. Cowan worked in referral based small animal hospitals finally transitioning to 15 years as an emergency veterinarian at several local emergency clinics.
In his spare time, he dabbles with raising farm animals in borrowed spaces.
Dr. Susan Hayhurst, DVM
Dr. Susan Hayhurst started working at Brunswick Veterinary Clinic in 2020. She graduated from Stanford University with a B.S. in Biology and discovered Maine during graduate school, where she received her M.S. in marine biology from the University of Maine. After practicing marine research and education in Maine for several years, she then attended veterinary school at Tufts University. Following graduation, she was happy to return to Maine with her husband Kyle and her twin daughters. In addition to small animal medicine, she has interests in conservation and wildlife medicine. Susan teaches science classes at Friend’s School of Portland. She enjoys outdoor activities and has two cats named Luna and Couscous, and a dog named Moses.
Dr. Matthew Horgan, DVM - Retired
After 40+ years dedicated to the well-being of animals Dr. Horgan has hung-up his stethoscope and traded it in for a pair of golf clubs. He is most certainly missed by the staff as well as clients.
Dr. Horgan was born in Belmont, MA and graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 1976. He received his doctorate in Veterinary Medicine with the first graduating class of Tufts University School of Veterinary medicine in 1983. He then spent five years as assistant clinical professor in emergency medicine at South Shore Veterinary Associates, a teaching hospital for Tuft’s University School of Veterinary Medicine, before moving to Brunswick, ME in 1988.
Dr. Horgan has volunteered his veterinary services to the country of El Salvador over the years. He has a son Patrick, who is currently attending college. Finn, his beautiful yellow Labrador, can often be seen wandering the clinic. During his free time Dr. Horgan enjoys golf and traveling.
Dr. Amy Wood, DVM - Retired
Dr. Wood studied art and zoology before graduating from Tufts Veterinary school in 1986 and joined the staff of the Brunswick Veterinary Clinic in 1989. In 2000, she built and launched a gaff rigged cutter with her husband, Philip Shelton, which they sailed around the world, returning in 2003.
Dr. Wood is also co-owner of Book Orchard Press, a company dedicated to publishing books about animals that enrich our lives. As a professional artist, she spends most of her time writing, painting, and web designing. She enjoys all activities the planet has to offer-with the exception of rock climbing, sky diving, shopping and watching TV. She lives with her husband, stepson and various rejected animals on an organic salt water farm, very near the edge of the earth.