our doctors

Dr. Michelle Looney​​​​​​​
Michelle Looney, DVM

Dr. Michelle Looney​​​​​​​

Medical Director
Dr. Michelle Looney is the Medical Director for Pittsfield Veterinary Hospital located in Pittsfield MA.

In 1996 she graduated from University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. After veterinary college, Dr. Looney completed an internship for small animal medicine and surgery at Oradell Animal Hospital in NJ. Following her internship, she joined a rapidly growing small animal hospital near Boston MA (now called Ethos). She enjoyed the first ten years of her career there, practicing emergency medicine as well as being involved in general practice.

Dr. Looney joined the Pittsfield Veterinary team in 2004. She continues to be very passionate about medicine and surgery and loves the challenge and excitement of emergency cases. She is part of the lead team whose focus is on building a positive environment for the staff and clients at PVH. She fosters the continual development for the staff to learn, grow and excel, and to become integral “family” members at the workplace. She is dedicated to providing high quality yet meaningful medicine for people and their pets.

She is a native of Berkshire County and currently lives in Dalton, MA with her husband and three children. In her free time, Dr. Looney enjoys hiking and spending time with family and friends.
Dr. Madeleine Hoog-Crellin
Madeleine Hoog-Crellin, DVM

Dr. Madeleine Hoog-Crellin

Dr. Mady knew she wanted to be a veterinarian since she was 5 or 6 years old. Once she was old enough she starting spending her summers gaining experience and learning as much as she could in preparation to become a vet. Dr. Mady has worked at 21 vet practices starting at the age of 14 as a kennel cleaner. She has also worked as a groomer, a tech assistant, a receptionist and a technician as she kept gaining experience at various large and small animal hospitals all over the country. She has even worked at a zoo, milked cows on a few different farms, raised calves, did cognitive research with rescue horses at a non-profit, and worked on many horse farms.

Dr. Mady graduated from University of Vermont with a pre vet degree. Upon graduation she completed her Doctorate of Veterinary medicine from Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine. There, she was an active participant in the ISU Feral Cat Alliance and president of the Holistic club.
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Since graduating she has practiced in NJ, NY and Massachusetts. At Pittsfield Vet, Dr. Mady specializes in Chiropractic, Acupuncture and Holistic medicine. She also has interests in internal medicine, radiology and physical therapy. She completed the veterinary spinal manipulation course at the Healing Oasis in Wisconsin in addition to completing the basic and advanced acupuncture courses at the Chi Institute in Florida. When asked what the most rewarding part of her profession was, Dr. Mady responded “There are many parts of my job that I love. The problem solving of tough medical problems, helping to keep animal family members healthy, strengthening the human-animal bond, and learning new science.” She also loves teaching and sharing veterinary medicine with others.

She lives on a small farm over the border in New York with her two precocious and wild daughters whom are the light of her life. Together they have horses, chicken, dogs and cats on their farm. In her spare time she continues to ride horses, garden, and work around the farm with her girls.​​​​​

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Dr. Elizabeth Kulik
Elizabeth Watson, DVM

Dr. Elizabeth Watson (née Kulik)

Dr. Watson has been part of the team at Pittsfield Veterinary Hospital since June 2016. A native of Worthington, Dr. Watson has always loved the woods and hills of Western MA, and takes a particular delight in observing the natural world (she still routinely flips over rocks to see what might be living underneath). As a child, she enjoyed caring for various household pets, and was always eager to accompany them to the vet for checkups.

Dr. Watson earned a B.A. in Sociology from Tufts University and worked at a nonprofit organization in Washington, DC for several years. As a volunteer at a local animal shelter, she had a “lightbulb” moment that started her on the path to a dramatic career change. She moved back to Massachusetts and studied animal science at UMass Amherst while working as a veterinary assistant. Dr. Watson earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University. During veterinary school she worked as a farmhand on the university farm, caring for cows, pigs, sheep, and chickens. (She especially loved the newborn piglets.)

Dr. Watson loves being a general practitioner because the wide variety of patients and medical concerns makes every day unique. She enjoys getting to know clients and working with them to meet their individual needs and the needs of their animal companions. She has special interests in wellness/preventative care, soft tissue surgery, ultrasonography, and dermatology. Dr. Watson is deeply grateful to be working with a “dream team” of friendly, brilliant, funny, and collaborative coworkers at PVH!

In her free time, Dr. Watson enjoys sewing, kayaking, and observing wildlife. She and her husband Matt have a number of trail cameras around their property and love capturing footage of bears, foxes, porcupines, and many other critters. They live in Washington, MA with their two pets: an orange tabby cat named Levon and a “dixie dog” named Tucker.

Dr. Joseph Devereaux
Joseph Devereaux, DVM

Dr. Joseph Devereaux

Dr. Devereaux grew up in Leicester, MA and earned his Bachelor’s degree in Biology at Worcester State University. While there, he met his girlfriend, Sarah, who double majored in Early Childhood Education and English. Dr. Devereaux earned his DVM at Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN.

At home Dr. Devereaux has a marvelous mutt named Obi-Wan (although he usually gets referred to as “Egg” or “Dingo”). He is a rescue and not always the best with strangers, but he hopes to introduce him to more people as he gets settled in their new home. He also has 2 fish tanks, 3 crested geckos, and about 38 poison dart frogs, which he breeds, so that number is always changing.
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When not working, Dr. Devereaux loves hiking, kayaking, photography, scuba diving, and spending time at home with Sarah and all the animals.
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Besides seeing cats, dogs, and small mammals, Dr. Devereaux really enjoys working with reptiles and birds.



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Dr. Monica Vogel
Monica Vogel, DVM

Dr. Monica Vogel

Dr. Vogel was born and raised in Pittsfield, MA and grew up enjoying the immense beauty that the Berkshires have to offer. As a child she could be found wherever animals were and loved observing animals in the wild. The human-animal bond became greatly important at a young age, and she quickly dedicated herself to doing all she could to strengthen that bond. After gaining experience at a local kennel Dr. Vogel knew she wanted to become a veterinarian.

Dr. Vogel earned her bachelor’s degree in Biology at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. After graduation she moved to Indiana where she attended Purdue University to earn her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree. While in veterinary school she worked as a student radiology technician where she took x-rays of many animals including hedgehogs, rabbits, horses, cats, and dogs. Dr. Vogel enjoys the variety of general practice but has particular interests in ophthalmology, cardiology, and diagnostic imaging.
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Back home in the Berkshires, Dr. Vogel and her fiancé enjoying spending time outdoors including hiking and observing the various wildlife nearby. They have two black Labrador Retrievers, “Hickory” and “Brooks”, both which are the highlight of their lives and run the household. Dr. Vogel also enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and practicing yoga.


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Dr. Jennifer Ewald
Jennifer Ewald, DVM

Dr. Jennifer Ewald

Dr. Ewald grew up along the Delaware River in Milford, Pennsylvania. She attended Manhattan College in New York City and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology. She went on to intern at the Bronx Zoo and a therapeutic riding center where she first observed the work of veterinarians. She realized her passion for the profession and split her time working as a technician for a small animal vet and an equine vet to gain experience.

Dr. Ewald earned her DVM from Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. She also worked at the school’s Equine Park caring for the horses and as a student large animal surgery technician. Living in Ithaca was not complete without regular visits to waterfalls and the occasional winery.
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Following vet school, Dr. Ewald worked with both large and small animals at practices in Pennsylvania and Connecticut. Her interests include dermatology, surgery, and client education. She enjoys hiking and geocaching with her rescue coonhounds (Rowdy and Denny), vacationing at the beach, game nights, and tending to her indoor and outdoor gardens. Dr. Ewald is excited to live in beautiful rural mountains again. She hopes to get back into skis and saddles - and to convince her partner, Nick, to try both!



Dr. Charlotte Barkley
Charlotte Barkley, DVM

Dr. Charlotte Barkley

​​​​​Dr. Barkley grew up in the Berkshires and is absolutely thrilled to be returning back home to begin her career. She is joined by her husband, Noah, and their two wonderful dogs. They have Gunnar, a loyal and intelligent Australian Shepherd mix and Ava, a silly and sweet Basset Hound.

Dr. Barkley received her bachelor’s degree from Colorado State University and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University. During college she worked as a veterinary assistant for a low-cost community clinic in Colorado. During veterinary school, Charlotte worked as a veterinary technician in a small animal general practice. Between high school and college, she even spent a year working as a wrangler on a guest ranch in Tuscon, AZ.
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Dr. Barkley enjoys the variety of a general practice and the opportunity to build long-term relationships with the clients and their pets. She has a special interest in cardiology, dermatology, dentistry and behavior. In her free time she enjoys baking, horseback riding, and spending time with her family.

In Memory...

Dr. John Reynolds
John Reynolds, DVM

Dr. John Reynolds

April 17, 1963 - December 9, 2021
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