Meet Our Team

Dr. Nancy Freeborough


Dr. Nancy Freeborough is a 1980 graduate of the Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She opened the Nottingham Pet Clinic in 1985. She and her husband have two sons, 1 dog and 4 cats. She enjoys gardening, going to the gym, and kayaking and snowshoeing at her lakeside cottage. Feline medicine is her special interest.

Dr. Joan Graulich


Dr. Joan Graulich graduated from Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1984 and joined the Nottingham Pet Clinic in 1990. She and her husband have three daughters, a new grand daughter and one cat. Joan enjoys travelling, gardening, and the outdoors.



Michele earned her Licensed Veterinary Technician degree from SUNY Delhi, and has been working at the Nottingham Pet Clinic since 1990. Her interests include rollerskating, riding her motorcycle, and the Syracuse restaurant scene. She and her husband have a son and new daughter-in-law.



Kayli graduated from Brown Mackie College in Ohio as a licensed veterinary technician and has worked for NPC since 2013. She and her husband have a cat and a hermit crab. Her hobbies include photography, hiking and fishing.



Bio coming soon!

Melissa McFarland

Practice Manager

Melissa McFarland has worked for our practice since 2015, first as an assistant/receptionist and now as practice manager. She has veterinary certifications from Washington State and has a dog and a cat. Her interests include travel, writing and gemology.



Melanie has been a receptionist at the Nottingham Pet Clinic since 1997.She and her husband have two dogs and enjoy life at their home near Lake Ontario. Mel enjoys beautifying outdoor environments, cooking,kayaking and camping.

Sarah J

Assistant / Receptionist

Sarah J has been working in the veterinary field since 2014 and joined the NPC family in May 2019. She lives with her 2 dogs, Piper, a terrier mix, and Paige, a Shih tzu.


Receptionist and Kennel Assistant

Katie began working for us as a kennel attendant in 2008. She is our 'cat whisperer', caring for hospitalized and boarding cats with love and patience no matter how thrilled the patient is to be here. In 2021 she moved to client care and is trying her 'human whisperer' skills at the front desk.