James Belanger, DVM — Chief of Staff
Dr. James Belanger, our Chief of Staff, grew up in Hollis and currently resides in Amherst, New Hampshire. He received an undergraduate degree from the University of New Hampshire and earned his DVM degree from The Ohio State University. Prior to joining the Hillsborough County Veterinary Hospital team, Dr. Belanger practiced at Woodland Animal Clinic in East Freetown, Massachusetts, Hollis Veterinary Hospital, in Hollis, New Hampshire, and Handle with Care Veterinary Hospital, in Derry, New Hampshire. His special interests include geriatric medicine & pain management and quality of life management.
Robin Porter, DVM
Dr. Robin Porter is a 1988 graduate of Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine where she graduated with highest honors. With many years of general practice experience, Dr. Porter provides excellent diagnostic, medical and surgical services and excels in client education and preventive health care to maximize the quality of our patient's lives. She provides general medicine, preventative health, and surgical care for our patients.
Dr. Porter also has special interest in the care of rabbits, hamsters, ferrets, and other small mammal pets.
Lori Baldwin, VMD
Dr. Lori Baldwin is a 1997 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. Her experience includes providing excellent veterinary care for clients in southern New Hampshire. Dr. Baldwin excels in surgery, general medicine, and preventative healthcare for dogs, cats, and small mammals. We were delighted to have her join the Hillsborough County Veterinary Hospital staff in 2014.
In addition to being actively involved in animal care within the clinic, Dr. Baldwin has worked with police dogs and greyhound rescues. She has also served as a trail veterinarian for the Iditarod sled race in remote Alaska each year since 2013.
Cheryl Mehlhaff Schunk, DVM, Diplomate ACVS
Dr. Cheryl Schunk is a 1977 graduate of the University of California School of Veterinary Medicine. She completed an internship at South Shore Veterinary Associates in Weymouth, Massachusetts, and a surgical residency at The Animal Medical Center in New York City. Dr. Mehlhaff Schunk was an associate staff surgeon at the AMC from 1982-1985, and an assistant professor of small animal surgery at Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine from 1985-1988. She has been a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons since 1985.
Dr. Cheryl Schunk has provided surgical care for our hospital's patients since 1989. Her surgical expertise is available to patients of our hospital.