North Reading Veterinary Clinic

212 Main St.
North Reading, MA 01864


Our Veterinarians


Dr. Craig Cox - Owner North Reading Veterinary Clinic

Craig Cox, DVM

Owner of North Reading Veterinary Clinic, Dr. Craig Cox earned his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2002.  He completed his clinical training at Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine and was the valedictorian of his graduating class at Ross.  Dr. Cox has worked in the veterinary field since he was 16 years old.  Experience as a veterinary technician prior to attending veterinary school has prepared Dr. Cox to understand all the roles within the veterinary team.  A native of Woburn, Dr. Cox began his career as a doctor on the South Coast of Massachusetts at a busy small animal practice before returning to the North Shore.  He has over 20 years of experience as a small animal veterinary practitioner, with special interests in emergency, geriatric and internal medicine.  Dr. Cox lives locally with his wife and two children. He has two yellow labs named Russell and Pemi and 2 cats named Clover and Boulder.  When not working, Dr. Cox enjoys spending time with his family and watching football and hockey.


 Bianca Ortolani, DVM

Dr Bianca Ortolani

Dr. Ortolani grew up in the Boston area and had a passion for animals ever since she was young. She dreamed of living on a farm and knew she wanted take care of animals for the rest of her life. She grew up with a few hamsters, a ferret, a couple of canaries, a dog, and a few cats. After graduating pre-vet at UMASS Amherst, she worked at an animal shelter and as a technician in North Carolina and in Massachusetts.  She then attended Ross University School of veterinary Medicine in St. Kitts. Although she loved working with both large and small animals, Dr. O knew she would work mostly with cats and dogs once back in the Boston area. She joined the team at North Reading Veterinary Clinic in 2022. She is passionate about preventative care and client education and is excited to help take care of your pets through all stages of their lives.  Dr. O lives in Boston with her husband, two daughters, and two rescue dogs Willow and Leeloo. Her hobbies include coffee, camping, softball, deep sea fishing, music and traveling. 

Suzanne Kay, DVM

Dr. Suzanne Kay earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, completing her final clinical year at the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine in 2002. Dr. Kay worked as a Veterinary Technician for several years prior to attending veterinary school. Having the experience as a veterinary technician Dr. Kay knows how important patient care and comfort are while visiting or staying in the hospital.  She grew up in Nahant and has worked long term at several practices throughout Eastern Massachusetts, joining North Reading Veterinary Clinic part-time in 2019. Her special interests include veterinary dentistry and feline medicine.  She lives locally with her family including 2 beautiful labradors, 2 cats and a bearded dragon.  When not working she enjoys reading, being outdoors, time at the beach, and watching her kids play hockey and softball.