Carla Andrews, DVM
Dr. Andrews graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Delaware in 1984. In 1988, Dr. Andrews received her DVM (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine) from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in Blacksburg, VA. Dr. Andrews practiced in South Carolina, Maryland and Delaware before opening Longwood Veterinary Center with Dr. Strine in June of 1998. Dr. Andrews’ special interests are behavior, internal medicine, dentistry, pocket pets, and Fear Free handling. She resides in Wilmington, DE with her husband, Frank, son, Brendan, and daughter, Elyse. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, competitive dog agility, and spending time with her family.
Laurie Strine, VMD
Dr. Strine completed her undergraduate degree in Chemistry at Bucknell University in 1985. Dr. Strine graduated magna cum laude from the University Of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 1990. After graduation, Dr. Strine completed a one-year internship at the University of Pennsylvania, furthering her education in both surgery and medicine. She practiced at a small animal clinic in Newark, DE from 1991-1998 until she fulfilled her dream by opening Longwood Veterinary Center with Dr. Andrews. She especially enjoys surgery, orthopedic medicine, and feline medicine. Dr. Strine and her husband David live in Chadds Ford, PA with their 3 daughters, 5 cats, and 2 dogs. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling with her family and recently visited Australia.
Wendy Freeman, VMD
Dr. Freeman graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Veterinary School in 1985. After graduation, Dr. Freeman completed an internship and residency in Field Service at the University of Pennsylvania New Bolton Center in 1988. Following her residency, Wendy joined the faculty at New Bolton Center and became Assistant Professor of Medicine and Field Service in 1992, where she worked on developing and directing the small ruminant program. Dr. Freeman directed the reproductive program and implemented total health care and clinical studies of the teaching flock. She is one of the most experienced small ruminant specialists in the United States. She enjoys practicing small animal medicine and has special interests in oncology, behavior, and certification for pet travel. Dr. Freeman is also an avid scuba diver.
Kimberly Knipe, VMD
Dr. Knipe received her bachelor’s degree in 1991 from Hamilton College, where she majored in Biology. She then graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Veterinary School in 1995 and spent seven years practicing medicine and surgery at Hayfield Animal Hospital in Alexandria, VA. Dr. Knipe has been working at Longwood Veterinary Center since October 2003, and she enjoys all aspects of small animal medicine and surgery, but has a special interest in diagnostic imaging. She lives in West Chester, PA with her husband, three children, one cat, and two crazy dogs. In her spare time, she enjoys spending quality time with her family and staying fit playing tennis on a competitive local team.
Corrina Parsons, VMD
Dr. Parsons graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1999. After graduation, she completed an internship in large animal medicine and a residency in large animal internal medicine. Dr. Parsons is also certified in veterinary acupuncture, receiving training from Colorado State University. Her special interests include acupuncture, behavior, and dentistry. She resides in Lancaster County with her husband, 2 children, and a menagerie of pets and farm animals. In her spare time, she loves caring for her family, training and driving horses, and working on her farm.
Beatrice McCabe, VMD
Dr. McCabe graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from The Pennsylvania State University and received her Veterinary Medical Degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. She has since been practicing small animal medicine in south eastern Pennsylvania for over 20 years. She joined the LVC team in 2008, and especially enjoys preventative medicine and senior pet care. Dr. McCabe lives in the Chester County area with her husband, two children, and pets. She is a big football fan, and loves to cheer for her favorite teams, the Nittany Lions and Pittsburgh Steelers.
Kimmy Siegfried, VMD
Dr. Siegfried completed her undergraduate degree in Pre-Veterinary Medicine and Animal Biosciences at the University of Delaware in 2012. In 2017, Dr. Siegfried graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Veterinary School. After many summers of working as a technician here at Longwood Veterinary Center, she is very excited to rejoin the team as a clinician. She enjoys all aspects of small animal medicine and surgery, but has a particular interest in dentistry. Dr. Siegfried lives in Wilmington, Delaware with her fiancé, dog, cat, rabbit, and horses. Her spare time is spent wedding planning, taking on home renovations, and spending time with her family—both two and four legged ones!