MEET OUR DOCTORS
Valerie L. Blasi, DVM
Dr. Blasi is originally from Rockville Centre, Long Island. She has been a veterinarian at Milford Animal Hospital since 1996 and an owner since 2006. She received her bachelor’s degree in Biology from Clark University in 1990 and her veterinary degree from the Atlantic Veterinary College at the University of Prince Edward Island in 1995. After graduating from veterinary school, she did an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the Animal Medical Center in New York City. Dr. Blasi is married with two children, a cat named Archie, and horse named Moe, and a handsome labradoodle named Gibson who comes to work with her every day. In her spare time she loves to ride horses, ski, and is active in her daughter’s local pony club.
Jeffrey A. Sachar, VMD
Dr. Sachar grew up right around the corner in nearby Orange, Connecticut. He is a 1993 graduate of Amity High School. He received his bachelor’s degree in Biology from Union College in 1997 and his veterinary degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 2003. Dr. Sachar joined Milford Animal Hospital in the summer of 2007 after practicing at a busy small animal practice in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey and became an owner in 2011. Dr. Sachar is married with two boys and two cats Boo and Stubby. His wife, Dr. Dana Correale, is also a Connecticut native and Amity graduate, and practices dermatology at Cheshire Dermatology. In his spare time, he enjoys playing tennis, cooking, and skiing.
Kimberly A. Galloway, DVM
Dr. Galloway joined Milford Animal Hospital in August 2013. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Animal Science and Pre-Veterinary Medicine Research from Rutgers University in 2006 and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Illinois in 2012. After graduating from veterinary school, she completed a one year small animal internship at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital in June 2013. Under the guidance of board-certified specialists, she became more experienced handling complex emergency, internal medicine, and surgical cases. She is originally from Medford, NJ and is currently living in Shelton, CT. Dr. Galloway is married with a daughter, two dogs named Bristol and Jersey, and a cat named Pax. In her spare time she loves watching football, hiking, exercising, boating, and trying new restaurants. Professionally, her main interests are dermatology and animal behavior.
Jourdan N. White, DVM
Dr. White joined the Milford Animal Hospital family in July of 2016. She was born and raised in northeastern Connecticut and has had a passion for working with animals for as long as she can remember. She received her Bachelor's degree in Biology from Simmons College in Boston, MA, while studying axolotl limb regeneration in the genetics laboratory at Harvard Medical School. She then went on to receive her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Tufts University and spent a year practicing at a busy emergency hospital in Connecticut. Her professional interests include soft tissue surgery, dentistry, and animal behavior, and she is proud to be a certified Fear Free veterinarian. In her spare time she enjoys cooking, hiking, reading, and learning to play the cello. She shares her home with two cats, Isis and Maggie, and an adopted rescue hound named Gemini.
Faye L. Oberg, DVM
Dr. Oberg joined Milford Animal Hospital in June 2017. She grew up in Branford, Connecticut and received a Bachelor's degree in Biology from George Washington University in Washington, DC. She then went on to earn her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Virginia Tech in 2014. She returned to Connecticut to complete a Small Animal Medicine and Surgery Internship that included rotations at VCA Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center in Norwalk CT, and Shoreline Referral and Emergency Center in Shelton, CT. Prior to joining Milford Animal Hospital Dr. Oberg worked for 2 years as a General Practitioner at a local 24 hour animal hospital. Dr. Oberg lives in Milford with her husband, son, and two dogs - a lab/hound mix and a shih tzu. In her spare time she enjoys reading, running, traveling and trying new restaurants. Her interests include dentistry, gastroenterology and strengthening the human animal bond.
Jeffrey H. Shutts, DVM
Originally from New Jersey and Massachusetts, Dr. Shutts attended Lehigh University in Pennsylvania where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Biology in 2009. After graduating, he worked as a Veterinary Technician at a Polycystic Kidney Disease research laboratory, before attending Tufts Veterinary School where he earned his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2014. For the past six years, Dr. Shutts has been working as part of a busy southern Connecticut animal hospital. He truly believes that the best thing about being a private-practice veterinarian is the strong bonds built with his clients and their pets. When not treating patients, Dr. Shutts enjoys spending his time on a lake in New Hampshire. But even more so, he enjoys spending time with his wife, also a veterinarian whom he met at Tufts, his three cats, and his wonderful dog named Penny.