Dr. Michael Binette has been practicing Veterinary Medicine in Maine for 17 years. He was born and raised in Westbrook, and graduated from Westbrook High School in 1989. Dr. Binette then attended The University of New Hampshire where he graduated Cum Laude with a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science. Before attending The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Binette spent two years as a Veterinary Technician working in the Greater Portland area.

Dr. Binette graduated from Purdue in 1999 where he received the Senior Medal for being the outstanding student in agricultural and animal sciences. Dr. Binette began his veterinary career in Norway in May of 1999 and worked there for over 12 years. As a Senior Associate, he developed an incredible reputation as both an excellent clinician, a kind animal lover, and good friend to his clients. Dr. Binette has spent the last four years working in Auburn where he has continued to grow a very long, loyal base of clients and their wonderful four legged family members. Dr. Binette has now come a little closer to home by joining the team at Poland Animal Hospital in March of 2016.

Dr. Stephen Maddox grew up in southern Virginia and currently resides in Windham, Maine. He received an undergraduate degree from James Madison University and earned a DVM degree from St. George’s University where he graduated Cum Laude in 2020. Dr. Maddox met his fiancé in Grenada while at SGU and she also practices veterinary medicine in southern Maine. Dr. Maddox did his clinical year training at the University of Wisconsin and previously worked at a reptile rescue as an animal keeper/educator. In addition to preventive care, his interests include reptile and amphibian medicine, and small animal internal medicine.

In his free time, Dr. Maddox enjoys hiking, fishing, biking, camping both tent and RV, white water rafting, and eating delicious food of course! Dr. Maddox has 2 dogs, a cat, and one bunny.