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graduated in 2007 from Tufts University in Massachusetts. After spending eight years in the United States Marine Corps, Dr Satterfield's desire to continue help people and animals led him into veterinary medicine.
Dr Satterfield spent his first few years in veterinary medicine working in a rural practice in South Texas. There he had an opportunity to work on a wide range of animals from wild hogs to dogs to horses and cattle to white tail deer.
Dr Satterfield has spent his last seven years working in Southern Maryland working mostly on dogs, cats, horses, goats and cows. His most memorable veterinary experience was being able to save a "hog dog" (a dog used for hunting wild hogs) which had his intestines shredded by a wild hog.
When not working Dr Satterfield enjoys spending time with his wife and their two daughters, lifting weights and riding horses. Their menagerie of animals includes three horses, six rescue dogs and two cats.
Dr. Casey Pacheco
Dr. Pacheco’s upbringing as a “farm girl” led her to choose a profession in veterinary medicine. Raised on a horse farm in Bristol, RI, she began caring for horses, livestock, and companion animals, at a very early age. Her journey to become a veterinarian began at Sweetbriar College, an elite equestrian school in Sweetbriar, VA, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in 2009 with a major in Biology and a minor in Chemistry. Immediately following graduation, she headed to Grenada, West Indies, to begin her pre-clinical training at the St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine. In 2012, she made her way back to the United States and completed her clinical year of veterinary training at Texas A&M University. Having a fondness for the outdoors, mountains, and the change of seasons she has decided to relocate from New Hampshire to join our team at the Norwichtown Veterinary Hospital.
Dr. Pacheco is the proud owner of a 10-year-old Jack Russell Terrier named Brady and an 8 year old Quarter horse named Diva. During her spare time, Dr. Pacheco enjoys archery, fishing, hiking with Brady, and horseback riding.