Haven Lake Animal Hospital

300 Milford Harrington Highway
Milford, DE 19963






Dr. Chris Coon - DVM, CCRP


Dr. Coon has been practicing veterinary medicine for almost three decades.  He has been busy building his practice at Haven Lake Animal Hospital since 1999. 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 their managerie of dogs, cats, and horses. 



Dr. Natalie Titus - DVM


Dr. Titus is a graduate of Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. She has been practicing veterinary medicine since 1991, and joined our family at  Haven Lake Animal Hospital in 2007. 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. Dr. Titus has expanded her veterinary training to include acupuncture and a more holistic blend of medical care. 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


Dr. Adkins has been a practicing veterinarian since 1997, 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 veterinary community, 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 Holm - DVM


Dr. Holm is a UGA alum having graduated rom their veterinary progam in 1990. She has been at Haven Lake Animal Hospital since 1999 and enjoys 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


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. She has been seeing patients at Haven Lake Animal Hospital since joining our family in 2004. Dr. Francis has special training in manatee rescue and rehab as well as aquatic animal medicine. Her area of special interest is emergency medicine. Her most recent accomplishment is completing training in acupuncture through the Chi Institute in Florida. 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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