Dawn Brooks, DVM — Chief of Staff
Dr. Dawn Brooks, our Chief of Staff, joined our practice in December 2018. She has enhanced us with her professionalism and good nature, and her clients speak highly of her quality medicine and compassion for her patients. She was born in Lowell and has lived in Westford most of her life.
She is the fourth generation in her family to live in Westford since her great-grandfather settled there from Poland. She graduated from Westford Academy in 1990, and then attended Stonehill College in Easton, MA. From there she went west to Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine, graduated in 1998, and then moved back to New England to her roots. She rounded out her academic career as an intern at the Angell Memorial Medical Center in Boston until 1999.
Christy Cox, DVM
Dr. Christy Cox grew up in Colchester, CT and currently resides in Gardner, MA. She received an undergraduate degree from Boston University and then worked in nonprofit with Habtitat for Humanity and AmeriCorps before realizing her true passion was veterinary medicine. After a few years of building up experience and coursework she was thrilled to be accepted to the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine. During her time at NC State she was able to complete externships in Grand Cayman, South Africa, Fort Lauderdale, and several places throughout North Carolina. Her special interests include surgery, backyard poultry, shelter medicine and wildlife medicine. She enjoys the variety of working with multiple species.
Dr. Cox shares her home with her husband, dog, and bird. She loves to travel and in her spare time enjoys playing pool and practicing the fiddle.
Kara Radzinski, DVM
Dr. Kara Radzinski was born and raised in Durham, New Hampshire, but relocated to the Midwest for her undergraduate degree at the College of Wooster in Ohio. After college, she moved to Madison, Wisconsin, where she quickly jumped at the opportunity to become a veterinary assistant at an animal hospital seeing small animals and exotics. She worked there for five years, falling head over heels in love with all the animals she saw. This experience confirmed that she had found her calling.