EASTON — Two new animal vets are coming to town.
Patrick and Michelle Allen, from Cambridge, plan to open East Coast Vets, Family Pet Health Care Center in February. They aim to bring a stress and fear-free veterinary hospital to town.
The married couple’s business was approved by the town Board of Zoning Appeals in September, allowing for the Allens to move forward with remodeling an existing, empty 4,200 square foot building at 29315 Dover Road.
The first-time entrepreneurs plan to have builders within the “next week or two,” Patrick Allen said.
“It’s our first go-around with opening a business,” he said. “But we’ve been through private practices and we have learn a lot along the way, and we are confident we can hit the ground running.”
Patrick, 43, and Michelle, 40, have worked for veterinary hospitals across the state, including in Cambridge and Baltimore. Patrick specializes in orthopaedic surgery, while Michelle is “our cat whisperer,” Patrick