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Welcome to Little River Veterinary Clinic
Your Veterinarian in PERRY ME
Call us at (207) 853-0671

Pet Emergency? Call us right away at (207) 853-0671!


We are a small rural mixed animal practice located in Perry, Maine, providing veterinary care for small and large animals of Washington County. Our staff takes pride in providing excellent care to both pets and their owners. We look forward to working with you.

If you live in PERRY or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Dr. William Newcomb, Dr. Anabel Newcomb, and Dr. Michelle Hagar are licensed ME veterinarians, treating all types of pets. Your pets’ health and well being are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Little River Veterinary Clinic is a full-service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Dr. William Newcomb, Dr. Anabel Newcomb, and Dr. Michelle Hagar have years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first-rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our PERRY veterinarian.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call (207) 853-0671 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our PERRY veterinary office is very easy to get to -- just check out the map below! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for PERRY pet owners.

At Little River Veterinary Clinic, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Dr. William Newcomb, Dr. Anabel Newcomb, and Dr. Michelle Hagar
PERRY Veterinarian | Little River Veterinary Clinic | (207) 853-0671

1074 US ROUTE 1
PERRY, ME 04667

Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Bill Newcomb

    Dr. Bill graduated from the Atlantic Veterinary College in 2001, and moved to NH where he worked as a mixed animal practitioner for three years.  He always knew he wanted to return to Perry, and in 2005 he bought the Little River Veterinary Clinic.

    With his free time he enjoys working on the farm, and can often be found in the fields on his John Deere tractor in the summer.

  • Dr.
    Anabel Newcomb

    Dr. Anabel graduated from the Atlantic Veterinary College in Prince Edward Island, Canada in 2011, and moved to Perry, where she started as a mixed animal practitioner. On September 10, 2011 she and Bill were married at her parents’ farm in Mercer, Maine.

    Anabel enjoys outdoor activities including running, horseback riding, and skiing. Together, she and Bill have two dogs, Tucker and Lola, two cats, and three horses.

  • Michelle Hagar

    Dr. Michelle graduated from the Atlantic Veterinary College in 2016. She is from Robbinston where she lives with her husband, her cat, two guinea pigs, and dog. Aside from the usual species, she enjoys seeing exotic patients (guinea pigs, hamsters, ferrets, and birds to name a few). She has completed the course in veterinary acupuncture at the Chi Institute.

    In her free time and she can be found hiking in the woods, sitting around a campfire, or playing with her canine companion.

  • Linda
    Customer Service Representative

    Linda Kinney joined the Little River Veterinary staff in June 2016 as a receptionist. Linda has a degree in business and brings with her over 30 years of customer service experience. She lives in Perry with her husband John and they share their home with two dogs, Duke, a 11 year old lab mix and Thomas, a 1 year old golden doodle. A love of animals has always been a part of her life and her job here at Little River allows her to share that passion.

  • Janet
    Customer Service Representative

    Janet joined our team as a Customer Service Representative in 2006. Her goal is to help our clinic run as smoothly as possible by scheduling appointments, surgeries, and addressing your questions and concerns regarding an array of issues over the phone or in person. She was born and raised in Washington County. She has always loved working with animals, and currently lives with one dog and three cats.

  • Jody, LVT

    Jody graduated from UCB in 2003 with Associates Degree in Veterinary Technology. She has been a licensed veterinary technician since 2003. She has worked at private practice veterinary clinics, and emergency veterinary clinics in the Bangor and Wells areas. She has also worked at Somerset Primary Care in Skowhegan, and for Affiliated Laboratory INC. at EMMC as a certified phlebotomist. In September of 2011 she moved to Perry and started at LRVC.  She shares her home with 2 cats, her lab, Ace, and her boxer mix, Marley Mae.

  • Shannon, LVT

    Shannon graduated from University of Maine at Augusta in 2015 with an Associates Degree in Veterinary Technology. She has been a licensed veterinary technician since 2015. She has worked at private practice veterinary clinics in the Portland and Searsport areas. In May of 2018 she moved to the area and became part of the LRVC team.  She shares her home with her husband, 2 cats, and two dogs.  When not at work, she enjoys reading and spending time at the beach.

  • Tabitha
    Veterinary Assistant

    Tabitha joined the Little River Team in July of 2013. She started as a receptionist and has transitioned to a veterinary assistant as the practice grows. She grew up here is Washington County and lives on a small farm in Pembroke. She has horses, cows, chickens, cats, a beagle, a dachshund, and an Australian Cattle Dog. Tabitha enjoys learning new things about animal husbandry and is excited to expand her skills and knowledge as she gains experience as a veterinary assistant.

  • Anne
    Practice Manager

    Anne has been with the clinic since 2005. She graduated in 1998 from Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania with a B.A. in biology. Before working at LRVC, she worked at VCA AnaBrook Animal Hospital in Anaheim, CA.

    Anne handles our business operations and human resources. This allows the doctors and technicians to focus on their areas of expertise. She supports the whole staff by assisting at the front desk as well as filling in as a technician, when needed. She has a special interest in animal dentistry, and enjoys playing a part in educating clients about caring for their four-legged family members.

    Outside of work, Anne enjoys scrapbooking, horseback riding, reading, and spending time with family and friends. She shares her home with her husband, her three children, and a Boston Terrier named Hemi.

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Read What Our Clients Say

  • "Wow! Thanks to all the staff at Anderson Vet Clinic. I feel like you all truly love what you do! My kitty, Lola and I always have such a pleasant experience when we come in. Fortunately, it’s usually just for a check-up, but I would not leave Lola in anyone else’s hands but yours. Thank you for your caring commitment!"
    Maya Smith / Los Angeles, CA
  • "I have benefited tremendously from the care my pet received from Dr. Anderson."
    John Doe / San Diego, CA


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