Middlesex Animal Hospital

Middlesex Animal Hospital is a full-service veterinary medical facility, located in Reading, MA. The professional and courteous staff at Middlesex Animal Hospital seeks to provide the best possible medical care, surgical care and dental care for their highly-valued patients.

We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care and health-related educational opportunities for our clients. Middlesex Animal Hospital strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to Reading, MA and surrounding areas.

Please take a moment to contact us today, to learn more about our veterinary practice and to find out more information about how Middlesex Animal Hospital can serve the needs of you and your cherished pet.

Our Mission
Middlesex Animal Hospital is dedicated to providing high quality, personable and compassionate health care to our community's pets.

We strive to provide our clients with access to leading edge products and services and authoritative educational content focusing on enhancing the human-animal bond.

We guarantee all pets and their owners will be treated with considerate and courteous care at all times. We at Middlesex Animal Hospital hope to meet all our patients' needs and exceed all our clients' expectations.



  • Mon, Tues, Thurs, and Fri: 8:00 - 6:30
  • Wed: 8:00 - 7:30
  • Sat & Sun : Closed
  • Jane L Harrison, DVM

    Veterinarian
    Dr. Jane Harrison's love of medicine began with her work at Mass General Hospital as a research assistant in Clinical Neurophysiology.  She combined her love of animals and medicine and chose to pursue a career in veterinary medicine.  Dr. Harrison  received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine in 1987.  She spent one year as a NIH (National Institute of Health) fellow and from 1989- 1999 Dr. Harrison worked as a relief veterinarian and an associate for various hospitals in the Greater Boston area.  In January, 2000 she opened her own practice in downtown Reading.  Dr. H grew up in Stoneham and has been married to a home town boy, Bruce, for 40 years.  She enjoys gardening, reading, cooking and long walks with her Cocker Spaniel, Yogi.
  • Kimberly Hollinger

    Technician
    Kim has been part of Middlesex Animal Hospital since the beginning. Hired on as a veterinary technician in 2000, Kim brought with her a wealth of knowledge & experience. With an AS in Veterinary & Animal Science from Holyoke Community College and a BS in Wildlife Biology from UMass Amherst, Kim is an invaluable part of the team. Originally from western MA, Kim worked in two other animal hospitals as well as the Animal Rescue League of Boston before becoming an integral addition to Middlesex Animal Hospital. Hard-working and focused, Kim is our primary dental technician and helps keep daily hospital functions running smoothly. In her spare time, Kim enjoys browsing flea markets, beach-combing, going on cruises, spending time with family & friends and following NASCAR. She shares her home with two wonderful kitties, Cody & Magnolia.
  • Kendra Berube

    Technician
    Kendra has been at Middlesex Animal Hospital since 2009. After spending 27 years working for a local telephone company as a lineman and manager, she decided to pursue her true passion of working with animals. Kendra received her AA in Animal Science from Essex Agricultural & Technical Institute and certification as an Animal Assistant from Massasoit Community College. Kendra has a big heart and much compassion for animals of all kinds. She shares her home with her husband George as well as two dogs (Dazy, a Maltese & Cassie, a Springer Spaniel), a cat (Nestle Crunch), two rabbits (Judy & Punch), two cockatiels (Sophie & Lily) and a guinea pig (Penuche). She also is the proud owner of a Tennessee Walker horse named Big Joe. When she's not tending to her menagerie, Kendra enjoys singing, traveling, riding and spending time with family & friends including her son Tyler. Besides being wonderful with animals, Kendra always has a friendly smile on her face and goes the extra mile to help our clients.
  • Diane Kurkjian

    Technician
    Diane is probably our most multi-faceted staff member. She has been part of Middlesex Animal Hospital since 2000 and holds a BS in Biology from Tufts, an AS in Veterinary Technology from North Shore Community College and is a certified veterinary technician. Diane works part-time at Middlesex while also running her own dog training & walking business. Not always involved in animal-related work, Diane was a health inspector for 19 years before deciding to turn her love of animals into a career. A resident of Reading, Diane lives with her husband Mark, their Border Collie Mix (Ziggy), Lab Mix (Ollie), Chihuahua Mix (Gumby), two cats (Octavia & Rudy) and turtle (Baxter). Active in the dog training and agility community, Diane also spends whatever spare time she has hiking, kayaking, being outdoors and socializing with friends and family. In addition to her furry kids, Diane has two human children Helen & Greg. Despite her many endeavors, Diane always manages to stay perky, upbeat and ready to help those in need ~ human or animal.
  • October Herrero

    A former client of Middlesex Animal Hospital, October became part of the team in 2014. With a past veterinary technician career, she brought her knowledge, enthusiasm and compassion with her. When not at the office happily helping our clients and their pets, October enjoys spending time with her husband and two children in NH. Her family also includes a Cavalier Spaniel named Happy, a former barn cat named Miss Kitty and a horse named Rocket. October loves to spend time outdoors and is active in her community. She also makes delicious desserts, which her coworkers are very much appreciative of.