THOMASTON, Maine — The Humane Society of Knox County (HSKC) is pleased to announce that Carissa Bielamowicz has been elected to its Board of Directors. A veterinarian at Harbor Road Veterinary Hospital of South Thomaston, she cares for companion animals plus many of the Hospital’s large animal patients. Her other practice interests include dermatology and feline kidney disease.
Bielamowicz said: “I am very excited about joining the HSKC Board, and I look forward to supporting their efforts to care for homeless animals and educate the community about the importance of spay/neuter and vaccination of pets.” HSKC Board President Warner Vaughan added, “Carissa brings outstanding professional expertise to our Board. She will help us do much more to improve the quality of life for local animals.”
Dr. Bielamowicz graduated from the Tufts School of Veterinary Medicine in 2002. Prior to joining the Harbor Road staff in October of 2003, she worked as a large animal ambulatory vet in Western Massachusetts.
A Camden resident, Bielamowicz enjoys hiking, sailing, kayaking, travel, volunteering with several local organizations including a marine mammal stranding group, and spending time with her Westie, Pippin.
The Humane Society of Knox County was founded in 1989 to provide care, protection, and loving homes for abandoned and homeless companion animals in the Midcoast Maine area. The Society operates an animal shelter located between the Dexter Street Extension and Buttermilk Lane in Thomaston that is open between 11:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday (closed Sundays). The Humane Society of Knox County provides animal support services to the towns of Rockland, Thomaston, Warren, Owls Head, St. George, Port Clyde, Martinsville, Tenants Harbor, S. Thomaston (including Spruce Head), Hope, Union, Appleton, Montville, Cushing, Matinicus, North Haven, Vinalhaven, Stockton Springs, and Morrill.