Passionate. Dedicated. Talented. The veterinarians at Framingham Animal Hospital believe in making a difference in your life.
Dr. Susan RabautVeterinarian
Dr. Beth YagodzinskiVeterinarian
Dr. Amanda TichyVeterinarian
Dr. Ellen BradyVeterinarian
Dr. Christine RabautVeterinarian
Dr. Nicole BarneyVeterinarian
Dr. Jenny LiuVeterinarian
Dr. Susan Rabaut
Dr. Rabaut graduated from Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1968. In 1975 she became the owner of Framingham Animal Hospital after purchasing it from Dr. Greene. For years she was active in the Mass Veterinary Medical Association, serving on several committees, and she was President of the Association in 1999. She was the recipient of the MVMA Distinguished Service Award in 1999 and the Tufts University Henry Childers Award for her educational contributions to Tufts veterinary students in 2006. In June of 2018, she celebrated 50 years in practice. Her goal in the future is to continue sharing her extensive veterinary experience and skills with her associates as they take over more of the active caseloads at the practice.
Dr. Rabaut loves all outdoor activities, winter and summer, especially the “quiet” sports. She also has a large family, including 20 nieces and nephews, 9 nieces and nephews in-law, and 19 great nieces and nephews. In the coming years, Dr. Rabaut will be spending more time away to enjoy them all in person.
Dr. Beth Yagodzinski
Dr. Yagodzinski graduated from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in 2001. She then went to Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, where she graduated in 2005. After graduating, she worked for a year-and-a-half at a two-doctor small animal practice. Dr. Yagodzinski joined Framingham Animal Hospital in August 2006. She lives with her husband Mike, their two children, and their four-legged “children”: her dogs, Boomer and Acadia, and a cat named Flutie.
Dr. Amanda Tichy
Dr. Tichy grew up in Norwich, Connecticut. She received her BS in biology at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in 2008, and her DVM from Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2012. In May of 2014, she got her Certification in Veterinary Acupuncture (CVA) from the Chi Institute. Her interests in veterinary medicine include diagnostic ultrasound and working with small mammal exotics, including rabbits and guinea pigs. Dr. Tichy enjoys traveling, hiking, camping, snowshoeing, and cooking. She currently lives in Stow with her husband Mike, her daughter Jane Valencia, and their 3 cats: Johnny Cash, Amarula, and Freddy Mercury.
Dr. Ellen Brady
Dr. Brady grew up on a farm in Enosburg Falls, Vermont. She graduated from the University of Vermont with a B.S. in Animal Science and Biological Sciences, then attended the College of Veterinary Medicine at The Ohio State University and graduated in 2002. After graduation, she worked at a mixed animal practice in Pulaski, New York–where she doctored horses, cows, pigs, cats, and dogs–before deciding to focus on small animals exclusively. Dr. Brady practiced at a small animal clinic in Lexington, Massachusetts for 13 years prior to joining FAH in July of 2016. Dr Brady lives with her husband Paul, their two daughters, and their cats Cyrus and Robert.
Dr. Christine Rabaut
Dr. Christine Rabaut (aka “Dr. C”)
Dr. C is Medical Director at FAH and graduated from Michigan State University with a B.S. in zoology and a minor in sociology. She is a graduate of Iowa State College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Susan Rabaut’s niece, Dr. C. brings a love of animals and the outdoors. Professionally, she is especially interested in surgery and animal dentistry. Dr. C. joined FAH in August 2016 and lives in Bolton with her husband Brad and their two dogs, Nora and Harry, and their two cats, Taloose and Bean.
Dr. Nicole Barney
Dr. Nicole Barney graduated Sacred Heart University with a B.S. in biology. She is a graduate of Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. War Eagle! She joined FAH in 2020, and her professional interests include surgery and preventative medicine.
In her spare time, Dr. Barney enjoys yoga, hiking, and spending time outdoors with her husband Kyle and pups Seamus and Logan. When not out adventuring, she can be found reading a book, curled up with her Cat Flynn.
Dr. Jenny Liu
Dr. Jenny Liu graduated from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1991. She started her career practicing on all creatures, great and small. Over time there was a gradual transition to small animal medicine.
She completed her acupuncture training at the Chi Institute (now Chi University) in 2004. She has training in herbal medicine, food therapy and Tui Na (traditional Chinese Medical massage). In 2018, Dr. Liu completed her Master’s Degree in Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM). She currently serves as lab assistant, teaching acupuncture to new students at Chi University. Her special interest is practicing integrative medicine – striving to offer the best of what Western & Eastern medicine has to offer.
Dr. Liu also has a BFA from The Rhode Island School of Design. In her spare time, she enjoys dabbling in art, yoga, and whatever piques her fancy. She lives with a mischievous orange cat.