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Our Team

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Our team is made up of veterinary experts who are at the top of their field and truly love animals. While under their care, your animal will be treated like he or she is their own. Read below to meet our staff of qualified professionals.

Dr. Carolyn Cassidy, DVMDr. Carolyn Cassidy
Carolyn Cassidy, VMD graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and is currently a veterinarian at Windcrest and Hockessin Animal Hospitals.  Dr. Cassidy’s areas of interest are medicine and ultrasonography. Dr. Cassidy has wanted to be a vet for as long as she can remember, with a strong desire to help and care for all animals. The memorable experiences of Dr. Cassidy’s are all associated with her saving an animal that was critically ill or had a poor prognosis. Dr. Cassidy’s family includes her husband Timothy and three daughters, Anna, Elizabeth, and Rebecca. Her family of animals includes her dog (Merlin) and cats (Princess, Pipi and Prince Caspian). Dr. Cassidy also enjoys gardening, cooking, running, cycling, skiing and hiking.

Dr. F. Morgan DawkinsDr. F. Morgan Dawkins, DVM
Morgan Dawkins, DVM graduated from the University of Tennessee and is a co-owner of Windcrest, Hockessin, Talleyville, Graylyn Crest and Centreville Veterinary Hospitals. Dr. Dawkins has a special interest in exotic species and orthopedic surgery. He has known since elementary school that he wanted to be a veterinarian. The most memorable experiences of his career were his first day working as a doctor and the day he had a Bengal tiger cub as a patient.
Dr. Dawkins has served in the following capacities:

  • Past President and current board member of the Mid-Atlantic Association of Avian Veterinarians
  • Past President and current AVMA Alternate Delegate of the Delaware Veterinary Medical Association
  • Lecturer for exotic species and other course for Delaware Technical and Community College Veterinary Technician program
  • Member of the American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Member of The Association of Avian Veterinarians
  • Member of The Association of Reptile and Amphibian Veterinarians
  • Member of The Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians
  • Member of The American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners
  • He is also is USDA accredited.

Dr Dawkins was awarded the Veterinarian of the Year by the Delaware Veterinary Medical Association in 2012.

His family includes his beautiful wife Jennifer (Chief of Staff at Centreville Veterinary Hospital) and children – Collin, Bailey, Sidney and Trevor. Family pets include two dogs, both border collies (Gilly and Jack) currently being trained for sheep herding trials; cats (Tahlula, Dorito and Mango), a rabbits (Scooter), a tortoise (Tortillini), two chinchillas, a pen full of chickens and ducks and lastly, a small flock of sheep (for Gilly and Jack). His hobbies include woodworking, gardening, sheepdog training, reptiles, motorcycle riding, SCUBA and sitting on the beach on a tropical island.

Picture of Dr. Lisa Haviland with one of her snakes and one of her lizardsDr. Lisa Haviland
Lisa Haviland, DVM graduated from the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Minnesota.   Dr. Haviland sees cats, dogs, and exotics at our Windcrest location.  She has always loved working with animals of all species. Her love of birds blossomed at the local parrot sanctuary, where she volunteered for seven years. In the pursuit of a veterinary career she spent six months living in Kenya doing wildlife conservation, and throughout vet school worked at her local zoo. She shares her home with her cat Nianjema (aka Gem), dog Toffee, many fish both freshwater and marine, several lizards and far too many orchids. In her free time she enjoys hiking, camping, drawing, knitting, and playing clarinet.

Dr. Jill HammillDr. Jill Hammill, DVM
Jill Hammill, VMD, currently sees patients at Windcrest animal hospital. After several years of working various office jobs, she decided to pursue her childhood dream of becoming a veterinarian. She holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from West Chester University and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Hammill has volunteered for cat rescues and finds Trap-Neuter-Release work very rewarding. Her medical interests include dermatology, dentistry and exotics, especially snakes and reptiles. During vet school she travelled to the Dominican Republic and Thailand to assist in the medical care of various animals, including elephants. She shares her home with 3 cavalier spaniels (Dawkins, Pax and Linus), 2 cats (Tanuki and Skimbleshanks), many tropical fish and a plethora of orchids. In her free time, she likes to garden, crochet, sew, scuba dive and travel with her son, Faolon.

Dr. Meryl Kern, DVMDr. Meryl Kern
Meryl Kern, DVM has been at Windcrest since 2012. She has a special interest in emergency medicine and critical care. Dr. Kern graduated from The Ohio State University and then completed a one year internship at New Jersey Equine. She has experience working with cats, dogs, horses and exotic animals. Her personal animals include several riding horses, racehorses, and dogs. Her Boston terrier, Chloe, is also learning how to perform in agility. Outside of work Dr. Kern can usually be found riding horses, snowboarding or traveling.

Dr. Donna L. W. Namey, DVMDr. Donna L. W. Namey
Donna Namey, VMD graduated with the highest honors from the University of Pennsylvania and is co-owner of Windcrest Animal Hospital, Hockessin Animal Hospital, Talleyville Veterinary Hospital and Centreville Veterinary Hospital. She has a special interest in ultrasonography. Dr. Namey counts her veterinary school acceptance phone call as one of her most memorable experiences. This call allowed her to fulfill her childhood dream of a career caring for pets. Dr. Namey and her husband, George and their children, Jacob and Samuel enjoy spending time together. She also enjoys gardening, scrap booking and her family’s pets: 3 dogs (Pumpkin, Sunny and Maggie) and cats: (Hope, Annabell and Stripe).

Dr. Rebecca RevayDr. Rebecca Revay, DVM
Rebecca Revay, VMD, is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. Her interest in animals started with horseback riding as a kid, but her interest turned to small animals when she became a vet assistant in a small animal practice in New Jersey. In addition to treating cats and dogs, she is very interested in exotics. She grew up having rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, parrots, parakeets, turtles, toads, and snakes as pets. She also has interests in wildlife and zoo medicine and has done externships at Six Flags Great Adventure Safari in New Jersey and at the Wildlife Center of Virginia, as well as volunteering at a wildlife rehabilitation center throughout her high school and college years. Her pets include a rabbit (Penguin) and her horse (Jackie). In her free time she enjoys horseback riding, playing bass guitar and violin, painting, quidditch, and video games.

Dr. Louis Snijders, BVSCDr. Louis Snijders, BVSC
Dr. Louis Snijders graduated from Onderstepoort, University of Pretoria in South Africa. His mother, Dr. Lorraine deJager, is also a veterinarian. Dr. Snijders is a veterinarian at Windcrest Animal Hospital and is part of the Critical Care and Emergency Care team.   His veterinary interests include critical care, surgery and oncology.  He holds memberships in VECCS and AVMA.  He and his wife, Rachel, have two sons who live in South Africa.  Dr. Snijders’ hobbies include classic cars, sport photography and farming with cashmere goats.  He is also an internationally qualified fencing referee and has competed as a fencer in various countries.

Call Center Staff:

Call Center
From Left to Right:  Kim, Angel, Frank, Shannon, Cadie

Doctor Technicians:

Vet Techs

From Left to Right:  Nina, Kirsten CVT, Nancy LVT, Dani CVT, Alisa

ICU Staff:

ICU Techs

Back Row Left to Right:  June LVT, Amanda LVT, Cheyenne LVT, Isabelle LVT 
Front Row Left to Right:  Cassie, Regina, Stephanie, Jackie

Kennel Staff:

Kennel Staff

From Left to Right:  Crystal, Jamie, Brie, Christine and Julia

Rehab Staff:

Rehab Staff

From Left to Right:  Kate DPT, CCRP (holding Mackenzie) and Breanna LVT (holding Mickey)

 Surgery Technicians:

Surgery Technicians

From Left to Right:  Lauren,  Amy LVT, Jaclyn LVT

Treatment Room Technicians:

Treatment Room Technicians

Front Row Left to Right:  Chris, Danielle, Phoebe, Karen LVT
Back Row Left to Right: Megan C., Meghan B., Sara, Breanna LVT, Jessica

Left to Right: Christine, Renee, Hannah

Windcrest Greeter and Hospital Parrot:

Hospital Parrot


Windcrest Animal Hospital

3705 Lancaster Pike

Wilmington, DE 19805 - Directions

Lobby Hours:

Mon-Fri: 7:30am - 8:30pm

Sat: 8am - 6pm

Sunday: 9am-6pm

Emergency: Open 24/7
(302) 998-2995 Contact Us


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