Meet Our Team

TDr. BohonKaren L. Bohon , DVM

Dr. Bohon has owned the Animal Hospital of Orleans since 1993. She graduated from NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine in 1991 with internships in oncology, dermatology, and behavior. She, along with her husband, Chip, and daughter Kaitlin, have 4 dogs, 4 cats, 1 pony, 2 mini donkeys and 6 Nigerian dwarf goats.

Fear Free Certified Levels 1-3 and Elite


Dr. FamilyLarry Family, DVM

Dr. Family has been with the Animal Hospital of Orleans since June 2013. He graduated with a BS from Siena College in 1971 and received his DVM from Cornell University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1976. Dr. Family was born and lived in upstate NY, but has had a home on the Cape for 26 years. He and Diane recently moved to the Cape full-time with their cat, Wembly. Dr. Family is also an avid runner.

Fear Free Certified


Dr. Taylor Kirby-Madden

Taylor Kirby-Madden, DVM

Dr. Kirby-Madden has been with the Animal Hospital of Orleans since November 2018. She earned her undergraduate degree in English from the University of Vermont in 2004, and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2014 from The Ohio State University. Her family has lived in Orleans for more than 40 years and she grew up spending summers at Nauset. Dr. Kirby-Madden also owns and runs Massachusetts Veterinary Behavior, focusing on behavioral medicine ranging from aggression to fear/anxiety to litterbox problems. While she is pursuing specialty board-certification in behavior, she also greatly enjoys general medicine and surgery and has a special fondness for senior pets. She lives with 3 dogs, 3 cats, a husband and a feisty red-headed toddler in Brewster.

                                     Fear Free Certified Levels 1-3

Renee Lincoln, CVTRenee M Lincoln, CVT, Practice Manager

Renee has been with the Animal Hospital of Orleans since 1998. She graduated from Becker College's Veterinary Technician program in 1995. Renee did her internship at The Roger Williams Park Zoo. She is currently working as both a Certified Veterinary Technician and Practice Manager. She lives in Harwich with her 3 mini pigs, "Melvin", "Fern", and "WeeBitz", a Goffin's Cockatoo named Zinnia, and an unknown number of Koi!

Fear Free Certified Levels 1-3 and Elite





Diane BelandDiane Beland, Veterinary Technician

Diane has been with the Animal Hospital of Orleans since October 2000. She started as a kennel technician and is currently employed as a veterinary technician. Diane and her family have a few cats romping around the house.

Fear Free Certified Levels 1-3 and Elite



Kristin ProvostKristin Provost, Head Customer Care Representative

Kristin has been employed as a receptionist with the Animal Hospital of Orleans since September 2002. She graduated from Barnstable High School in 1999 and attended Cape Cod Community College. Kristin and her family have 2 cats, Flapjack and Waffles, and a dog named Bowie! She enjoys photography, drawing, bird-watching, gardening, baking, and spending time with the family.

                                                Fear Free Certified Levels 1-3 and Elite

Jen PluschJen Plusch, Kennel Manager

Jen joined our team in July of 2008. She is our pet lodging facility manager and a Certified Pet Care Technician. She graduated from Nauset Regional High School and attended Drexel University, majoring in photojournalism. Jen and her husband, Adam, have four dogs, Larry, Walter, Fredrick and Beverly. She is a certified yoga instructor and also enjoys photography, reading, baking, and knitting.

Fear Free Certified Levels 1-3 and Elite



Jo Amerault

Joanne Amerault, Pet Care Technician

Joanne has been a member of our healthcare team since 2012 as a pet care technician. She comes to us with over a decade of pet care experience. She graduated from Nauset High School in 1990 and attended Cape Cod Community College. Joanne lives in Yarmouth with her 4 dogs and 4 cats. She enjoys reading, gardening, and sewing.

Fear Free Certified Levels 1-3 and Elite


Lisa MetzLisa Metz, Vet Assistant

Lisa joined our healthcare team in September 2014. She has a dachshund named Benny, who is a rescue. She has run 3 Boston Marathons and countless numbers of 1/2 marathons.

Fear Free Certified levels 1-3 and Elite



Krystal Killen, Approved Veterinary Assistant

Krystal joined our healthcare team in February 2017. She did her internship with us in the Summer of 2016 to receive her CVA from the Animal Behavior College program. She has 2 cats Toulouse and Leif.

Fear Free Certified Levels 1-3


Megan Loforte



Megan Loforte, Veterinary Assistant

Megan joined our healthcare team in February 2019.  She graduated from the State University of New York at Cobleskill with a Bachelor's in Animal Science.

She earned her Certified Professional Dog Trainer - Knowledge Assessed title in the Fall of 2015.

She has two cats - Fiona and Josie and enjoys baking/cooking, yoga, painting, and training her cats to do tricks.

Fear Free Certified Level 1

Taylor Duncan

Taylor Duncan, CCR and Veterinary Assistant

Taylor joined our healthcare team in May of 2020.  She has her Veterinary Assistant Certificate and is Fear Free and Canine and Feline CPR/First Aid Certified.

She has 3 crazy cats, Ellie, Tabby, and Binx. And a new puppy named Mylo. She enjoys crafting, exploring the outdoors, the beach, puzzles and games.

Fear Free Certified Levels 1 and 2