Dr. David P. Monnier, DVM
Dr. Monnier did his undergraduate studies at the University of Maine, Orono. After teaching high school biology (and moonlighting in the summer as a rafting guide), he continued his education at the University of Georgia and graduated with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2009.
Some of Dr. Monnier’s special interests include surgery, diagnostic medicine, cytology, and ultrasonography.
Dr. Monnier took ownership of the Brewer Veterinary Clinic in 2013.
He enjoys all outdoor activities, including white-water kayaking, camping, boating and fishing. He lives in Dedham with his wife, Casey, and four children, Luke, Reese, Jake and Maeve.
Dr. Robert Feher, DVM
Dr. Feher graduated from Iowa State University School of Veterinary Medicine. He practiced in Skowhegan, Maine, for three years with Dr. Roullard before coming to Brewer, Maine. He started the Brewer Veterinary Clinic in 1979.
Dr. Feher enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine, with special emphasis on surgery, and specializing in orthopedics and intricate, detailed surgeries.
He is an avid snowmobiler.
Dr. Jennifer Whitmore, DVM
Dr. Whitmore grew up right here in Brewer and is a Brewer High School alumni. She did her undergrad studies at UConn with a major in Animal Sciences. She earned her doctorate from Ross University.
Dr. Whitmore's interesting in being a veterinarian started years ago, describing that she was the kid who would go for a walk and come home with a stray kitten. Her first experiences with veterinary medicine was at an early age when she shadowed Dr. Feher here at BVC.
In her spare time, Dr. Whitmore may be showing or competing with her four horses – Artie, Cheyenne, Sangria, and Skyy. She also enjoys hiking, reading, and traveling.
Dr. Whitmore lives with her husband, Phil, her dog, Ivy, and three cats, Sassy, Dixie, and Khaleesi.
Dr. Abigail Oleshchuk, DVM
Dr. Oleshchuk is our newest doctor to join the Brewer Veterinary Clinic team. She is a recent graduate of the University of Missouri - Columbia, completing both her undergraduate and doctorate studies there. Dr. Oleshchuk comes to us from St. Charles, Missouri, and says she was drawn to Maine to experience a new location with tons of outdoor possibilities.
Dr. Oleshchuk has wanted to be a vet since she was young, having been drawn to medicine and the power of the human-animal bond. She has a special interest in surgery, exotic animal medicine, and behavior work. Dr. Oleshchuk says one of her greatest joys is helping repair and strengthen the human-animal bond through positive based training.
When Dr. Oleshchuk is not practicing veterinary medicine, she likes to spend her time hiking, camping, running, being at the beach, and binge-watching her favorite TV shows with her fiancé, Tim. She lives with her fiancé, two dogs, Cleo and Ellie, a cat named Kitty, Ernie the leopard gecko, and an Eclectus parrot named Finn.
Dr. Caryn Brainard, DVM
Dr. Brainard completed her undergraduate studies at UMass Amherst and earned her doctorate from Colorado State University. She's always had an interested in being a veterinarian, working as a vet assistant and technician before earning her degree.
Prior to joining Brewer Veterinary Clinic, Dr. Brainard practiced veterinary medicine in Massachusetts. She has a special interest in preventative medicine and dentistry.
Dr. Brainard decided to move to Maine to have more room for her family who consists of her boyfriend, Paris, her daughter, Morgyn, and all her animals - three horses, three cats, one Lab mix, and a turtle. In her spare time, she enjoys riding her horses, camping, hiking, and gardening.