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Haven Lake Animal Hospital Haven Lake Animal Hospital

(302) 422-8100 300 Milford-Harrington Highway, Milford, DE 19963 info@havenlakeanimalhospital.com

Meet Our Staff

Veterinarians

Dr. Chris Coon
DVM, CCRP

Chris Coon

Dr. Coon has been practicing veterinary medicine for 25 years, 18 of which have been spent building his practice at Haven Lake Animal Hospital. A Delaware native, Dr. Coon graduated from Caesar Rodney High School in Camden, Delaware, and completed his undergraduate degree from the University of Delaware. Dr. Coon attended veterinary school at the University of Minnesota and completed an equine internship at Kansas State. Dr. Coon has had specialty training in veterinary orthopedic surgery, I-131 radioiodine therapy, veterinary physical rehabilitation, and canine conditioning. Dr. Coon lives locally with his wife, Sheila, and daughter, Alexis.

Dr. Natalie Titus
DVM

Natalie Titus

Dr. Titus is a graduate of Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. She has been practicing veterinary medicine for 26 years, six of which have been at Haven Lake Animal Hospital. Her specialty is small animal veterinary care. Dr. Titus is amember of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Delaware Veterinary Medical Association. She has served on the Delaware Veterinary Medical Association executive board as a county representative, and she currently serves on the State Board of Veterinary Medicine and participates in her church’s women’s planning committee, the choir, and the theater arts ministry. Travel and photography are two of her interests in life, but she gets the most joy out of her dog, cat, and two teenage sons.

Dr. Audrey Adkins
VMD

Audrey Adkins

Dr. Adkins has been a practicing vet for over 20 years, with special emphasis and training in canine hip evaluation, I-131 radioiodine treatment, stem cell treatment, pocket pet care, and veterinary dentistry. She is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and has worked at Haven Lake since 2004. Dr. Adkins is highly respected in the vet industry, playing leadership and volunteer roles with Boy Scouts of America, Delaware Veterinary Medical Association (past president), the AVMA, and the American Veterinary Dental Society. She loves her husband and three children, as well as her multiple pets, both large and small.

Dr. Diane Holme
DVM

Diane Holme

Dr. Holm is a UGA alum with 27 years of experience in veterinary practice. She has been at Haven Lake Animal Hospital for 18 years, specializing in feline medicine and geriatric pet care for all species. She is a longtime member of the AVMA, DVMA, and MERR (Marine Animal Education Research and Rehabilitation) organizations. Outside the clinic, Dr. Holm enjoys weight lifting, hiking, bike riding, reading, seashell and sea glass hunting, and shopping. Her family consists of her loving husband, Kent, and her newest addition, Zsa Zsa the beautiful Kitty.  

Dr. Kathy Francis
DVM

Kathy Francis

Dr. Francis is a Clemson University graduate and went on to the University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine, to receive her veterinary doctorate in 1994. Twelve of her 23 years of veterinary practice has been at Haven Lake Animal Hospital. Dr. Francis has special training in manatee rescue and rehab as well as aquatic animal medicine. Her area of special interest is emergency medicine. Dr. Francis is a member of the DVMA, FVMA, AVMA, and DBCC organizations and has hobbies outside of pet care such as running, triathlons, weightlifting, Clumber Spaniels, supporting breast cancer prevention groups, travel, reading, University of Florida football (Go Gators!). She has a husband, two sons, two cats, two dogs, a bearded dragon, and way too many tropical fish to count.

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