Meet Our Team!
Companion Animal Hospital is proud to have a friendly and knowledgeable team. Our goal is to ensure that every visit makes our clients feel like they are part of our family.
Dr. Maddy Melson, DVM, MPH
Dr. Melson graduated from Boston College with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology and pursued her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. Upon Graduation, Dr. Melson and her husband moved to New Hampshire and started her career here at Companion Animal Hospital. After a few years with another organization, Dr. Melson has returned full time to Companion and rejoined the team to serve the area’s pets and clients. Dr. Melson spends her time outside of the clinic with her husband, 2 children, and 2 dogs, and a cat enjoying the New Hampshire mountains hikes and lakes boating. She also enjoys cooking, quilting, and gardening.
Dr. Judy Surdam, VMD
Dr. Judy, born and raised in Nashua, NH, attended the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science in 1989. She then attended the University of Pennsylvania-School of Veterinary Medicine in Philadelphia. She performed an externship at Angell Animal Medical Center in Boston. After earning a VMD (Veterinariae Medicinae Doctoris) in 1994, she returned to her home state of New Hampshire to practice small animal medicine and continues to practice in NH. Interests include patient advocacy, internal medicine/endocrine diseases, ophthalmology, small mammal medicine (rabbits, rodents, guinea pigs) and ultrasound. Dr. Surdam lives in Pembroke, NH and enjoys spending time with her husband, two sons, a daughter and four dogs. Hobbies include any outdoor activity, mountain biking (including coaching and racing), hiking, travelling and contributing to the community in various ways.
Sarah is passionate about patient care; her ultimate goal is to treat all pets as if they were her own.
When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her girlfriend and 3 dogs Carter, Sally and Chloe! You may find her fishing in both salt water and freshwater and spending as much time outside by the lake or ocean.
My name is Julie. I have worked as a Veterinary Technician for 30 years, the last 20 years in Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care. My credentials include Fear-Free Certification, Basic Life Support, and Advanced Life Support Certification. I have a passion for teaching and have been teaching in a Veterinary Technology program going on 15 years. When I’m not working or teaching, I like to travel.
Proudly caring for the pets of the Concord, NH area for over 30 years
Companion Animal Hospital is a rurally located small animal hospital just outside Concord, NH. We have been committed to caring for the community's furry family members for over 30 years.