Veterinarians

VeterinariansJames Miele, DVM

Born in Trenton, New Jersey, Dr. James Miele attended Delaware Valley College and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science in 1977. Following his undergraduate studies, he attended Rutgers University and Ohio State University, where he received Master's Degrees in Animal Science and Pathology. In 1982, Dr. Miele was admitted to Ohio State University's School of Veterinary Medicine and was awarded his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1986.

A general veterinary practitioner at Princeton Animal Hospital, Dr. Miele's area of particular professional interest is in surgery. He and his wife, Dr. Terry Miele, co-own the Hospital, which they purchased in 1988.

Dr. Miele and his wife have 5 children named Theresa, Elizabeth, Emily, Sam, and Greg. The children's ages range from 15 to 28. During his leisure time, Dr. Miele enjoys training for triathlons, reading non-fiction and is involved with his son in scouting.

Terry Miele, DVM

Co-owner of Princeton Animal Hospital and Director of the Carnegie Cat Clinic, Dr. Terry Miele attended Rutgers University and graduated in 1980 with a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science. In 1982, after earning a Master's in Entomology, Dr. Miele was admitted to veterinary school and graduated in 1987 from Ohio State University's School of Veterinary Medicine with a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine.

Dr. Miele has been practicing veterinary medicine at Princeton Animal Hospital since 1989. Her areas of particular professional interest include feline medicine and surgery.

Dr. Terry Miele is married to Dr. Jim Miele, co-owner and a general practitioner at Princeton Animal Hospital. She enjoys reading, weight lifting and Crossfit. She shares her home with her three cats: Spoodles, Stella, and Cattivo.

VeterinariansAndrea Jones, DVM

A General Practitioner at Princeton Animal Hospital since the summer of 2006, Dr. Andrea Jones grew up in Seaford, Delaware, before attending LaSalle University in Philadelphia. Majoring in English and Biology, Dr. Jones received her Bachelor of Arts degree in 2002 with the dual major. She continued her education at the University of Georgia's College of Veterinary Medicine where she graduated in 2006 with a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine.

Dr. Jones is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the American Veterinary Society for Animal Behavior. Her primary veterinary interests lie in animal behavior, internal medicine, and geriatric/senior pets.

In her free time, Dr. Jones enjoys reading, cooking, running, and yoga. She currently has one fur baby, Finnegan, who is a rescued pit bull.

VeterinariansKristen Polo, DVM

A general practitioner, Dr. Kristen Polo has cared for pets at Princeton Animal Hospital since 2009. Dr. Polo loves being a veterinarian and enjoys working with clients who are committed to the health of their pets.

Dr. Polo completed her undergraduate education at Binghamton University. Prior to veterinary school, she worked as a veterinary assistant at Veterinary Internal Medicine and Allergy Specialists in New York City from 2004 to 2005. She also did clinical research in breast cancer at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center from 1999 to 2009. She went on to attend the University of Pennsylvania's School of Veterinary Medicine, where she was awarded a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine.

Internal medicine and dermatology are among Dr. Polo's many professional interests. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association.

Dr. Polo shares her home with a cat named Simba. She enjoys hiking, biking, reading, and spending time with friends and family when she is not at the Hospital.

Kelly Ross, DVM

"I was born knowing I wanted to be a veterinarian." Those are the words of Dr. Kelly Ross, who joined our veterinary staff in 2008. "At least this is what my family says. As a young child, everything I did had to involve animals, every toy, every book, every activity or club. Every experience I had just reinforced it." She grew up riding horses and had a wide variety of pets that included ducks, dogs, cats, a snake, a turtle, a budgie and hamsters. She also immersed herself in the legendary books by James Herriot before she was a teenager and she "knew for sure what I wanted to do."

Dr. Ross's passion continued as she entered Pennsylvania State University, where she earned her degree in animal bioscience but also worked as a veterinary technician in a veterinary hospital (she continued that job until she entered veterinary school). She was also a member of the equestrian team.

Dr. Ross received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from North Carolina State University in 2008, where she was honored with the ACVR Radiology Award and the Client Communication Award. Today, she has a professional interest in feline medicine, radiology and dermatology, and is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association.

She currently has two cats, Hamish and Luther, and she and her husband, who met in Scotland. are avid travelers.

Haley Andersen, VMD

Dr. Haley Andersen has been a dedicated general practitioner at Princeton Animal Hospital since 2013. She brings to the team a passion for helping to educate clients about their pet’s long-term wellness, as well as a lifelong appreciation for all kinds of different animals.

“I’ve wanted to be a veterinarian for as long as I can remember,” she says. “I always loved bringing home frogs and turtles and little injured birds to take to the local vet hospital, which my parents supported. They helped me start volunteering by the age of 12!”

Dr. Andersen completed her undergraduate education at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania in 2009, and went on to attend the University of Pennsylvania's School of Veterinary Medicine, where she was awarded a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. Her professional interests include Internal Medicine, Surgery, and Cardiology. She is a member New Jersey Veterinary medical Association, and the American Veterinary Medical Association.

At home, Dr. Andersen has two cats (Bisquick and Griffin) and a snake. During her free time she enjoys gardening, hiking, and riding her motorcycle.

Melissa Wojcik, DVM

Dr. Melissa Wojcik has been an associate veterinarian at Princeton Animal Hospitalsince the summer of 2014. She grew up in Hamilton, New Jersey, and attended The Pennsylvania State University in Abington, Pennsylvania. Majoring in Life Science with a concentration in Pre-medicine, Dr. Wojcik received her Bachelors of Science in 2006. Prior to veterinary school, Dr. Wojcik worked full-time in pharmaceutics, specializing in drug supply and manufacturing for various clinical trials. On the weekends, she worked as a veterinary technician/laboratory assistant at a veterinary specialty and emergency center in Pennsylvania. It was there she realized her heart was in veterinary medicine.

In January 2010, Dr. Wojcik started her veterinary education at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in St. Kitts. She was chosen to complete her fourth year and clinical training at the Cornell University Hospital for Animals in Ithaca, NY and graduated in June 2013 with a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine.Dr. Wojcik is a member of the American Veterinary Medicine Association, American Animal Hospital Association and American Association of Feline Practitioners. Included among her many professional interests are feline medicine, specifically geriatric medicine and radiology.

In her free time Dr. Wojcik enjoys exploring new areas (trying new restaurants, festivals, etc.), Pilates, spending time with family and friends, and just about everything the fall season has to offer. She shares her home with three cats: Noah, Harper and Emma.

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