Meet Our Team
Dr. William Friedman is the owner and sole veterinarian at Beverly Animal Hospital. He has owned the
practice for 28 years. Dr. Friedman was raised in Brooklyn, NY and completed his Undergrad Degree in
Biology at the State University of New York. He then completed his Veterinary Degree at the University
of Georgia- College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Friedman initially worked as a Veterinarian in Georgia,
then moved to Maryland and then to Massachusetts. After living in Massachusetts for a short time, he
decided to open his own Veterinary Practice. In 1991 Beverly Animal Hospital was opened. When Dr.
Friedman is not working, he enjoys bicycling, working out, reading, spending time with his family and
watching basketball and football. He is a proud parent of three children; Ben, Nicky and Jake. His oldest
child has graduated college and his youngest two children are currently in college.
Dr. Shosho joined Beverly Animal Hospital in July 2019. She was born and raised in Winchester, MA and
graduated from Champlain College with a B.S. in Public Relations. After graduation she worked for a
graduate program at Lesley University located in Cambridge, MA. A few years later she took a job in the
animal husbandry field where she decided to pursue her passion for animal medicine and welfare. Dr.
Shosho has hand raised dozens of Kangaroos, Wallaroos, and Wallabies. After receiving her DVM from
St. George’s University in 2019, she came back home to Massachusetts where she joined our team. Dr.
Shosho is comfortable working with and treating a variety of animal species not limited to cats and dogs.
Jackie is the Practice Manager and has worked at Beverly Animal Hospital since June 2015. In 2012
Jackie graduated NorthShore Community College with an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration.
In 2014 Jackie graduated Salem State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration
with a concentration in Management. Jackie was born in Lynn, MA and moved to Billerica, MA at a
young age. She now resides in Tewksbury, MA with her husband and four children. She has a passion for
animals and has worked at animal hospitals since a young teen. Jackie has two cats, Ally and Stich, both
of which are five years old.
ChristineHead Veterinary Technician
Christine is the Head Veterinary Technician and has worked at Beverly Animal Hosptial since June 2008.
Christine has worked in the animal field for over 10 years. She also has a certificate in Phlebotomy.
Christine loves to spend time with her husband, family and friends on her spare time. She also enjoys
music, art, camping and crafting. Christine has 2 animals- a pug named Pancake and a cat named Morph
TashaSenior Veterinary Technician
Tasha is a Senior Veterinary Technician and has worked at Beverly Animal Hospital since February 2013.
She has worked in the animal field for over 15 years. When Tasha is not working, she stays busy
spending time with her friends, husband, 7 year old daughter and 2 year old son. Tasha has 2 dogs, a
Yorkie named Harley, and a Cocker Spaniel Mix named Charlie. She also has 3 cats, named Bubba, Beefy
Amanda is a Veterinary Technician and has worked at Beverly Animal Hospital since May 2019. Amanda
was working in the human medical field for many years before she decided to pursue her passion with
animals. Amanda loved painting and spending time with her son. She also loves to hike through the Ipswich wildlife sanctuary and feeding the wild birds. She has 2 cats- Getto who is 16 years old and
Tweak who is 14 years old.
Amy is the Head Receptionist and has worked at Beverly Animal Hospital since May 2007. Amy has
worked in the animal field for 20 years. Amy has two teen daughters that keep her quite busy, but on
her spare time, she likes to camp, cook and go on her sister’s boat. Amy has 3 animals, a Ragdoll named
Phoebe, a Soft Wheaten Terrier named Chloe, and a Toy Poodle names Itsy.
Karla is a Receptionist and has worked at Beverly Animal Hospital since September 1999. Karla has
worked in the animal field for 45 years. Karla taught children and adults’ horseback riding for 20 years.
She showed and bread American Cocker Spaniels and Irish Jack Russell Terriers for many years also.
Karla is skilled in equestrian sports and foxhunting. Karla has 3 horses: Eagle, Dabble and Hopi, as well as
8 dogs: Buddha, JoJo, Lola, Trinket, Lorelei, Dixie, Noodle and Sugar.
Janet is a Receptionist and has worked at Beverly Animal Hospital since October 1996. On top of the
many years of animal experience Janet has, she also has 40 years of legal experience, working as a
paralegal. Janet enjoys long walks along the beach and loves the Boston Red Sox. She has a 10 year old
Schnauzer named Jacoby.
JacobVeterinary Technicians Assistant
Jacob is a Veterinary Technicians Assistant and has been working at Beverly Animal Hospital Since July 2016. He was born and raised in Swampscott. Jacob enjoys music, running and spending time with his family and friends. He also enjoys art and the history behind it. Jacob is currently enrolled at Lesley University.
Nancy is a groomer and has been working at Beverly Animal Hospital since September 1999. She started her grooming carrier as a young child and by the age of 10, she was grooming show dogs! Nancy enjoys attending and watching dog shows, watching Bravo TV and exercising. She has her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Simmons College and an Associate's degree in Business Administration from North Shore Community college. Nancy has 4 dogs- Cordelia, Anya, Georgie and Joey.