Meet the Goat Doc

Dr Cara Sammons-Shepard, DVM is a practicing mixed animal veterinarian in Maine and New Hampshire.  She has been raising Nubian dairy goats for ten years and operated Flying Goat Farm, a commercial farmstead creamery, with her husband since 2009.

Dr Shepard graduated from Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine in 2016 and started her own large animal mobile practice at the beginning of 2017, Shepard DVM Mobile Veterinary Services.   She also see small animal patients two and a half days a week at Meadow Pond Animal Hospital in Ossipee and Moultonborough, NH.

Dr Shepard’s special interests pertaining to goat medicine include advanced reproductive techniques, genetics, management of lactating does, and food safety, especially in regards to the family milker.