(802) 649-3877Mon-Fri: 7AM - 5:30PM, Sat: 7AM - 2PM
445 US-5Norwich, VT 05055

Carol Barraby

Receptionist, RN, Vet Tech

Carol has lived in the Upper Valley region of Vermont and New Hampshire all of her life. She and her husband now live in Cornish, NH and are raising two steers, chickens, two dogs and four cats. All four of their children are scattered across the United States in Washington state, Los Angeles, and one just recently returned from Alabama.…

Mary Sellman

Receptionist

Mary moved to Norwich, VT 40 years ago from Pennsylvania. She moved here initially with two small children and one chicken. Over the years she has had the pleasure of owning dogs, cats, horses, sheep, cows, turtles, squirrels, and a crow. Her love of animals enticed her to work here at River Road Veterinary Clinic. The ever-changing atmosphere here at…

Mariah Huot

Veterinary Technician

Mariah Huot graduated from Thetford Academy in 2015. After high school she was employed at S.A.V.E.S for 3 years while she did online education (VetBloom) to further her skills and knowledge in becoming a Veterinarian Assistant and Technician. In 2017, she took her AVA test and became a certified AVA. Mariah has lived in the Upper Valley all her life.…

Christine Whiteside

Veterinary Technician

Christine moved to Vermont a few years ago from South Carolina. She is loving living in the north with her two sons. She also has two cats and a Leopard Gecko. Christine graduated from Penn Foster College in 2009 with a Veterinary Assistant degree. Christine loves interacting with all the animals she sees here at the clinic and especially enjoys…

Deborah Higgins

Veterinary Technician

Deborah was raised in a family of 12 children. In addition to multiple siblings, her family had many dogs, birds, rats, rabbits, snakes, a horse and other various wildlife, including a pet woodchuck and squirrel. She was homeschooled until 10th grade when she was enrolled at South Royalton Highschool. After high school she attended Coastal Carolina University where she ended…

Charlie Berger, D.V.M.

Honorary RRVC Veterinarian

Dr. Charles Berger received his DVM from Cornell Veterinary College and proceeded to be the owner and medical director of Campus Veterinary Clinic in Berkeley, CA for 35 years. Dr. Berger has extensive experience with wolves as he served on the Board of Directors and was the veterinarian for largest collection of captive wolves in the country. He also served…

Chris Dutton, VMD

Veterinarian

Dr. Dutton grew up with horses, and has a diverse career in large animal medicine, dairy management, teaching in academia, and small animal practice. Dr. Dutton attended Middlebury College. He attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine and graduated in 1993. During the week Dr. Dutton works with dairy farm technology to improve animal health. However, on Saturdays…

Dr. Wheeler is a Vermont native, and married into a dairy farming family in Wilmington, Vermont. She received a Bachelors of Science in Biology from Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts in Massachusetts, and a Master of Public Health from the University of New England in Maine. She studied veterinary medicine at the Atlantic Veterinary College at the University of Prince…

Dr. Pinello started River Road Veterinary Clinic in 1985 in Norwich, VT. She is a native of Bethel, VT and has a B.S. in Animal Sciences from the University of Vermont and an M.S. in Botany from Iowa State University. Before attending Cornell Veterinary College and graduated with her DVM in 1982, she worked doing product development of a yeast…