Dr. Donna Heaney

Dr. Heaney grew up in North Philadelphia and always dreamed of becoming a vet. After completing her undergraduate degree in Animal Science at the University of New Hampshire, she received her veterinary degree from the University of Minnesota in 1992. In 2005, she purchased the North Shore Veterinary Hospital from Dr. Letendre.

Dr. Heaney’s special interests in veterinary medicine include acupuncture, nutritional therapy, and preventive medicine. She has lived in Gloucester since 1994 and would never live anywhere else. When she is not at the office, she enjoys spending her free time baking, gardening, canning, and knitting. She has two grown children, Sam and Rozy, whom she is extremely proud of. She lives in Gloucester with her husband, Tom, her rescue dog, Ollie, and 10 chickens.


Dr. Lee Powell

Dr. Powell grew up on the North Shore of Massachusetts and earned an engineering degree from Northeastern University. He worked in research for several years before attending veterinary school at Tufts University, graduating in 2000. After receiving his veterinary degree, Dr. Powell worked briefly in the North Andover area before coming to Cape Ann. He joined the North Shore Vet Hospital in 2014.

Dr. Powell lives in Rockport. His hobbies include landscaping, woodworking, kayaking, and spending time on his boat. He has one rescue dog, Squiggs.


Dr. Cary Dyer

Dr Dyer graduated from Tufts in 1995. She is originally from Marblehead and is happy to have returned to the coast after recently selling her practice in Sutton Massachusetts. Dr Dyer enjoys hiking, riding horses and making pottery. Her two boys are grown but she shares her home with her husband John, two dogs named Dexter and Ferris and three cats named Ginger, Gray Kitty and Black kitty.

North Shore Veterinary Hospital

7 Dr. Osman Babson Rd.
Gloucester, MA 01930
Phone: 978-283-0214
Email: info@nsvets.com