Dr. Erin Spader DVM

 DVM Practice Owner, Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist

Dr. Spader grew up just outside of Burlington, Vermont. She headed south for college, graduating from Clemson University in South Carolina. She received her DVM from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in 2009. While in Florida, Dr. Spader was certified in acupuncture and Chinese Veterinary Food Therapy by the Chi Institute. Dr. Spader became the owner of the Biddeford Animal Hospital in May of 2012.Dr. Spader’s pets include Sawyer, a mischievous cat with no tail; Penny, a sweet Corgi mix; a female kitty with a lot of personality Shallan, and her newest addition a sweet Shih Tzu mix.

In her free time, Dr. Spader enjoys exploring Maine, hiking, and cooking with her husband Al. But lately, she and Al have been keeping busy raising their new twin sons, Desmond, and Hudson.

Dr. Maggie Cheney, DVM, CWR

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Cheney grew up in northern Virginia before going west to study microbiology at Reed College in Oregon. She then moved south earning her DVM from the University of Tennessee in 2021. She completed additional training in specialty and emergency veterinary medicine then spent a year at the busiest wildlife center in the world treating injured wildlife. Her veterinary interests include all species of exotic pets, cats, integrative medicine, and non-profit work.

She is glad to be in Maine and closer to family. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, kayaking, reading, exploring vintage shops, and spending time with her pets. She is owned by a Pomeranian mix named Milo and two cats named Norah and Luna(tic).

Dr. Caitlyn Little DVM

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Little grew up in Allentown, Pennsylvania and always knew she wanted to work with animals. She completed her bachelor’s degree in conservation biology at Cedar Crest College, and then went on to complete a master’s in marine science at the University of New England in Biddeford. Dr. Little is a 2017 graduate of the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University and worked at a general practice in Virginia for two years prior to coming to Biddeford Animal Hospital.

Her professional interests include surgery, exotic animals, canine conditioning and rehabilitation. In her free time, Dr. Little enjoys hiking, playing dog sports, traveling and reading with her wife and their three dogs: Cody, River, and Pacey.