Dr. Bridget Barnes is a native of Western Massachusetts. She grew up in West Springfield and attended the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science in 2004 and was awarded cum laude. Dr. Barnes then moved to St. Paul, MN where she attended the University of Minnesota and received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2010.
Having missed the New England area, she returned home after graduation. Since 2010 she has practiced at a small animal hospital in the lower Pioneer Valley. Dr. Barnes is thrilled to join the veterinary team at Northampton Veterinary Clinic. She is excited to be able to continue to provide the highest quality of care and compassion for patients.
Her special interests are preventative medicine for all life stages, nutrition, and dental health. She especially enjoys creating lifelong relationships with clients and their companions.
In her spare time, she loves traveling to warm weather destinations, horseback riding, and barre exercise classes. She shares her home with her lovable pup Ripley the Rhodesian Ridgeback and her two older rescue cats Tiger Lily and Alias.