Dr. Robert (Bart) Massucco Jr., a native of coastal Maine, opened the doors of Countryside Veterinary Clinic and Countryside Kennels in 1994. He has a Bachelor's of Arts Degree in Biochemistry from Dartmouth College in New Hampshire. He completed his undergraduate thesis in molecular biology concentrating on a cloning project involving biological clocks. Dr. Massucco received his degree in veterinary medicine from Tufts University in 1991. After starting his veterinary career in May, 1991 working at Natick Animal Hospital, Dr. Massucco decided to start his own practice in 1994.
Dr. Massucco now treats common domestic species: cats, dogs, as well as a wide variety of exotic small mammal pets including rabbits, ferrets, chinchillas, and guinea pigs. He is always researching the latest techniques and takes a variety of continuing education courses annually to make sure your pet has the most current care available.
Passion for animals: Dr. Massucco fell in love with horses at just two years of age, jumping on the back of a pony at his pre-school in Maine. He has spent most of his life riding, training, competing and breeding sport horses.
Dr. Massucco's family: includes wife Marissa and three children, live in Franklin, MA. They have many rescue pets and just recently opened a part-time vaccine clinic in Woonsocket RI.
Dr. Massucco hiking in his native Maine
Dr. Anne Fleming
Anne Fleming, DVM, MPH joined the Countryside Veterinary Clinic team in 2017. She attended Dartmouth College (BA in both Economics and Russian) and Duke University's Fuqua School of Business (MBA). Dr. Fleming pursued her veterinary degree at Tufts University and received her degree in veterinary medicine and a masters degree in public health in 2013. She has particular interests in dermatology and animal behavior.
Dr. Fleming and her husband live in Franklin, MA with their two dogs, Jack and Dixie, and their cats, Ming and Loki. Dr. Fleming and her husband share a passion for scuba diving. When not "under water," Dr. Fleming enjoys tending her perennial garden, while her husband chases stripers in Boston Harbor and beyond.
Kaitlin Fitch, DVM began as an Associate Veterinarian in 2004. She attended the University of Massachusetts and received a BS in Biology. Dr. Fitch went on to Tufts University and received her degree in veterinary medicine in 2004. She has been an asset to the doctor team. She works here at CVC on a part-time basis.
Outside of work Dr. Fitch and her husband are busy raising four young children. The Fitch Family lives in central Massachusetts and includes a dog and two cats.
Dr. Kaitlin Fitch
Kelly Cygan, DVM joined our team in 2008. Dr. Cygan graduated from Quinnipiac University in Connecticut, with a Bachelor's Degree of Science in 2003. She was accepted at St. George's University in Grenada, West Indies and received her degree in veterinary medicine in 2008. She began at CVC right after graduating in 2008. Dr. Cygan is on maternity leave and will be returning the summer of 2017 on a part-time basis.
Dr. Kelly Cygan
Dr. Olson has been working at CVC since 2010 after working at a veterinary clinic in Texas. She and her husband live in central Massachusetts and have two children. The Olson family also has three cats.
Dr. Meredith Olson
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