Dr. Gale originally hails from New York, but comes to Best Friends from Smithsburg, Maryland where she resides with her husband , 2 cats, 2 birds, 3 dogs and her daughter (when she’s not away at college). She also has 4 stepchildren and 3 grandchildren.
“Dr. Gale” as she likes to be called, is a 1989 graduate of the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine and has been practicing small animal medicine for the last 30 years along the east coast from Florida to New Jersey and in between.
Known for her exceptional bedside manner, passion for client education and nurturing the bond between her clients and their cats and dogs, she also sees the occasional pocket pet, exotic, avian and or reptile patient. She enjoys helping her patients conquer “dragon breath” by tackling dental care and skin conditions together with you; to improve your pet’s well-being and future smiles.
When not practicing medicine or spending time with family, she also enjoys crafting, yard sales, reading, and any type of beach or water activity. Dr. Gale is a member of Cornerstone Fellowship Church, The AVMA, MDVMA, WMVMA and Christian Veterinary Missions, she has also lectured about Lyme disease, participated at the Birthing Center at the Great Frederick Fair and volunteered at the Humane Society.