Born in Buffalo, New York, Dr. Kelly Shanley, our Chief of Staff, moved to Connecticut prior to attending high school in North Branford. She then went on to study at Southern Connecticut State University and Central Connecticut State University, earning a Bacherlor's degree in Biology and Chemistry. During undergraduate school, Dr. Shanley worked locally as a veterinary technician.
In 2006, Dr. Shanley pursued her dream of practicing veterinary medicine by graduating summa cum laude from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. She also sought additional training in shelter medicine and has worked in some capacity with animal rescue organizations since 2002. Most recently, she enjoys working closely with the Branford Compassion Club.
Dr. Shanley lives in North Haven with her husband, three children, two cats (Cupcake and Dr. L) and two dogs (Savannah and Georgia). She is active in the community and pursuit of client education.