Marianne Bailey, DVM
Dr. Bailey is the owner of Queenstown Veterinary Hospital. She grew up in southern Maryland and completed grade school in Calvert County. She graduated with a Bachelors of Science from Auburn University and then a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine 4 years later. Her special interests include surgery and geriatric care.
Dr. Bailey understands that as pets age they require a different kind of veterinary care and the importance of wellness plans for geriatric pets. Since graduating vet school, Dr. Bailey has been dedicated to making sure all geriatric dogs live comfortably in their senior years and enjoys working with owners to develop wellness plans to help pets live long, healthy lives. She also feels community involvement is very important and is working with her team of doctors and staff to develop free educational programs to help strengthen the human-animal bond our clients share.
Before coming to Queenstown Veterinary Hospital, Dr. Bailey worked in Anne Arundel County where she lives with her family and pets. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the Maryland Veterinary Medicine Association (MVMA). She founded the Eastern Shore Veterinary Medical Association in 2016 and continues to coordinate quarterly meetings.
Heather Myers, DVM
Dr. Myers received her degree in Veterinary Medicine from The Ohio State University on 2003. She has been with Queenstown Vet since 2015 and has since relocated to Kent Island. She has a special interest in Internal Medicine and Dermatology and is a member of the AVMA, MVMA, and Eastern Shore Veterinary Medical Association.
In her spare time, Dr. Myers enjoys running, OSU football and spending time with her husband and their Beagles Basil and Brutus, and Zima the kitty.
Kathryn Harkins, DVM
Dr. Harkins knew from seventh grade that her calling was to be a veterinarian. Since then, everything she has accomplished has been for that purpose and she remains passionate about it still.
After graduating with both a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Animal Science from North Carolina State University, she obtained her DVM from Kansas State University. She started practicing in New Hampshire after graduation and then moved closer to family in New Jersey and remained in practice there for numerous years. Dr. Harkins married a Marylander and came to the area to continue practicing.
Dr. Harkins feels her job is to educate her clients so as a team the best choices can be made for the optimal care of their pets. She very much enjoys keeping pets happy and healthy so they can be members of the family for as long as possible. Her particular interests include internal medicine and behavior and she has a particular soft spot for all felines.
Colleen McCafferty, DVM
Dr. Colleen McCafferty was born in the Galapagos Islands, working as a migrant pearl diver and leading shark tours to travelers from around the world, when she came across a sick dolphin one day, and found her porpoise.
Dr. McCafferty was actually born and raised in Alexandria, VA, where she developed a passion for science and animals that led her to pursue a biology degree from Bates College in Lewiston, ME. This path was originally supposed to culminate in a PhD in Marine Biology focusing on research, which landed her in two internships at Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota, FL where she spent time rehabilitating sea turtles, manatees, and pygmy sperm whales. It was during these internships working alongside veterinarians who volunteered in the lab that her true calling became apparent. Dr. McCafferty subsequently attended and graduated from Virginia- Maryland regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 2000. She started her career in Orlando, Florida and after one year moved to Maryland where she started her family. She has worked in Anne Arundel County for the past 21 years and recently became part of the Queenstown Veterinary Hospital and Western Shore Veterinary Hospital family. She enjoys scuba diving, and spending time at the beach. However, her greatest passion is running. Her accomplishments include having finished over 30 marathons, 5 of which were the Boston marathon, and she has completed two Ironman Triathlon in Wisconsin in September 2012 and 2014.
She has two sons whom she is very proud, her oldest is at Penn State University studying computer science and her youngest is in grade school enjoying soccer, basketball, and flag football. She is not only a veterinarian but a loving mother, an accomplished runner and triathlete. Dr. McCafferty continues to challenge herself in every aspect of her life. She feels blessed that she has a loving family and a wonderful career. Come visit and share in her passion for animals and for life.
Tracy joined QVH in 2015. Her focus is on managing our dedicated staff and the day to day operations of the hospital and she is a Fear Free Certified Professional. She believes optimal patient care includes exceeding our clients’ expectations and welcomes all inquiries from the community.
She enjoys her Peloton bike, reading, camping, traveling, needlework, houseplants, Netflix binges, tabletop game nights, Ravens football, live music and stand up paddle boarding. She shares her home on the Eastern Shore with her four cats – black cats Lovett and Favreau, grey Tabby Arya and orange Tabby July.
Kristin – Administrative CSR Lead
Kristin joined the QVH team in June 2021 and is a Fear Free Certified Professional. She lives on the Eastern Shore with her husband, their son and their Belgian Malinois, Adama.
Cynthia joined the QVH team in December 2019. Her favorite things about working at QVH are meeting the clients and the wide variety of breeds that they have chosen as pets. Cynthia enjoys helping clients to obtain the best care possible for their pets. She lives on the Eastern Shore and shares her home with her Golden Retrievers Trinity and Pink, and Wood Run Tarragon, a Lippitt Morgan horse. When Cynthia is away from the hospital she is an avid aquarist, boater, chef, DIY’er and equestrian.
Barbara joined the QVH team in February 2022. She lives on the Eastern Shore with her three cats and one German Shepherd.
Elizabeth joined the QVH team in June 2022. She lives on the Eastern Shore and shares her home with her Great Pyrenees Yeti and her two kitties Nova and Mylo. She is a graduate of the Chesapeake College veterinary assistant program. In her free time she enjoys the outdoors, spending time on the farm and hanging out with family.
Ally joined the QVH team in August 2022. She has a passion for animals and is pursuing her veterinary assistant degree at Chesapeake College. Ally lives on the Eastern Shore and enjoys spending her free time with family and friends. She loves her three furry friends: Peanut the hamster, and Labrador retrievers Tucker and Vinny.
Tayler – Administrative Technician Lead
Tayler joined QVH in October 2016, bringing five years of animal handling experience. She enjoys assisting in surgeries and helping our patients on their roads to recovery. Seeing them feel better gives her great satisfaction. Tayler resides on the Eastern Shore with her husband Chris, their dogs Diesel the Jack Russell, Sadie the Toy Fox Terrier and their gray Tabby cat Luna. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Stephanie joined the QVH team in August 2014. As a senior technician, she brings extensive experience to assisting in surgical procedures and has a keen interest in obedience training. She is a Fear Free Certified Professional. Stephanie lives on the Eastern Shore and enjoys spending her free time with her many pets, which includes cats, French Bulldogs and her horse Brady.
Kim joined the QVH team in September 2018. She has 17 years of veterinary technician skills in a wide variety of areas. She lives in Delaware with her husband and their three West Highland Terriers Archer, Skipper and Sterling
Erin joined the QVH team in 2017. She has been a veterinary technician for over 10 years and has a special interest in rehabilitation for pets. In her free time, Erin’s hobbies include riding horses and working out. She shares her home in Centreville with her horses, dogs, cows and chickens.
Jennifer joined the QVH team in October 2016 as a kennel assistant and has worked her way up to a veterinary technician, as well as a Fear Free Certified Professional. She is a graduate of the veterinary assistant program at Chesapeake College. Jennifer lives on the Eastern Shore with her cats Lenora and Fizz.
Makayla joined QVH in October 2019, bringing four years of animal caretaking experience. She enjoys our boarders’ affectionate, loving, and playful personalities. Makayla is planning to continue her education through Penn Foster’s online registered veterinary technician program. She lives on the Eastern Shore and enjoys spending time with her cat Jax and chocolate Lab Moss.