David B. Stowe, DVM — Chief of Staff
Dr. Stowe is Chief of Staff at Fisherville Animal Hospital & Bird Clinic. A true New Englander, he grew up in Connecticut, got his Bachelor's degree at the University of Maine, and his DVM degree at Tufts University in Massachusetts.
Before joining the Fisherville Animal Hospital team, Dr. Stowe founded the Lakes Region Veterinary Hospital in Laconia, New Hampshire (1992). He also purchased the Laconia Animal Hospital in Gilford, New Hampshire in 2000. Dr. Stowe's special interests include general practice, orthopedics and management.
Dr. Stowe is a member of the New Hampshire Board of Veterinary Medicine and serves on the Executive Board of New England Veterinary Medical Association. He is also a Past President of the New Hampshire Veterinary Medical Association (NHVMA) and former member of the Veterinary Management Groups (VMG). He has one dog and three cats at home. When he's not spending time with animals, Dr. Stowe enjoys competitive rowing, sailboat racing, hiking/climbing and traveling.
Stacy L. Tela, DVM — Associate Veterinarian
Dr. Tela has always been in the veterinary field. She started out her career during high school and worked her way up from a being a kennel attendant to a becoming a veterinarian. She graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in September, 2005.
She completed three years on the island of St. Kitts in the West Indies at Ross University and one year in the United States at Purdue University in Indiana. From there she moved to Manchester, New Hampshire with her Kittian dog and cat to begin her career. This Massachusetts native fell in love with New Hampshire and decided to stay and join the Fisherville Animal Hospital and Bird Clinic team in September, 2007. Dr. Tela practices and enjoys small animal medicine and surgery.
Kristina Lang, DVM — Associate Veterinarian
Dr. Lang joined Fisherville Animal Hospital & Bird Clinic as an associate in December 2014. A California native, she completed undergraduate studies at the University of California, San Diego in 2000 and then went on to earn a DVM degree from the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in Massachusetts in 2013.
Dr. Lang started out in the field of conservation biology, but decided to switch careers. "Going to veterinary school was one of the best decisions I've ever made; I'm doing what I was meant to do!"
Before joining the Fisherville team, Dr. Lang completed a one-year internship at Veterinary Emergency Critical Care and Referral Center in Newington, NH. She then stayed on there as an emergency clinician as well as at their sister hospital, Meredith Place Veterinary Emergency Hospital in Meredith, NH. Dr. Lang's medical interests include ultrasonography, nutrition and internal medicine.
In her spare time, Dr. Lang enjoys spending time with her husband outdoors — running, hiking, hanging out at the lake, and traveling to warm places with beaches. She also loves to cook, practice yoga, and read.