Born and resided in the Lehigh Valley, PA most of her life. She earned a BS from Penn State University, a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Iowa State University. Dr. Hanlin has completed specialized training in veterinary dentistry, nutrition, feline medicine, and several modalities of holistic veterinary medicine. She has been actively working as a small animal veterinarian since 1988. Dr. Hanlin earned certification in Animal Chiropractic care in 2002 at Options for Animals. She completed a 120 hour course in Veterinary Acupuncture at Tufts Veterinary School in 2005. She has also studied extensively Western and Chinese Veterinary Herbology, and Traditional Chinese Medicine at Tufts, Chi Institute, and Healing Oasis.
Married to Rex Hanlin, she has a blended family of five adult children, three grandchildren, an Australian Shepherd dog, and three spoiled cats. Her hobbies include being outdoors, gardening, hiking, riding in her convertible, relaxing on the beach, listening to music, enjoying museums and the Arts, cooking, playing with the critters.
Dr. Hanlin also has performed many community service activities including sponsoring pet shows, providing veterinary care for local dog shows, giving lectures to school children and clients about veterinary medicine and holistic pet care. She has performed volunteer work for several animal welfare organizations and colleges. She has served as the Secretary/Treasurer for the Lehigh Valley Veterinary Medical Association. She has served on the Animal Care and Control Committee of Cecil County.
Dr. Judith D. Simpson is a lifelong resident of Maryland. She graduated Nursing school in 1988 and got her BA in Biology from UMBC in1991. She got her Veterinary degree in 1997 from Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. She has practiced as an Associate Veterinarian at several Veterinary hospitals in the Baltimore area. She looks forward to coming to North East both to practice quality animal care and to also challenge herself and grow within her profession.
Dr. Simpson is married to Jimmy Simpson, who is a retired employee of the USPS. They reside in Harford County with multiple furry creatures.