Our Staff

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Veterinarian Staff Gambrils, Crofton, Ft. Meade, Odenton, Bowie | Prime Care Animal Hospital

Dr. Laura Martin

Veterinarian

Dr. Martin has been practicing veterinary medicine since 1988 and opened Prime Care Animal Hospital in 1998. Having graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1984 from the University of Florida, she went on to graduate from the College of Veterinary Medicine in 1988 with a D.V.M. also from the University of Florida. Originally from New Jersey, Dr. Martin moved to Annapolis, Maryland in 1990 after practicing in Daytona Beach for two years. Presently, Dr. Martin has a Golden Retriever, Tug Boat. In her spare time she enjoys bicycling, kayaking, and hiking.

Sandy Sears

Receptionist

Sandy joined the Prime Care team in June 2012 as a part time receptionist. She had never worked in an animal hospital but loves animals and wanted to give it a try. She shares her home with her husband of 45 years and their rescued cat Kody.

Joan Hancock

Receptionist

Joan started at Prime Care in June 2019 as a receptionist. She graduated from Johnson & Wales University in 2018 with a degree in Equine Business Management. She used to work with horses professionally but has always had a passion for all animals. In her spare time, she continues to horseback ride and spends time with her rescue dog, Theodore.

Veterinarian Staff Gambrils, Crofton, Ft. Meade, Odenton, Bowie | Prime Care Animal Hospital

Amanda Matousek

Veterinary Technician

Amanda landed her first paid position in the Veterinary field working here at Prime Care in July of 2013. Before that, it was all volunteering and pet-sitting (which she still does). Amanda currently lives with her Boxer-Pitt mix, Molly. In her free time Amanda loves to do her nails, play ultimate frisbee, and make a fool of herself at karaoke.

Veterinarian Staff Gambrils, Crofton, Ft. Meade, Odenton, Bowie | Prime Care Animal Hospital

Jeanette Bond

Veterinary Technician

Jeanette started at Prime Care in the fall of 2015 as a Veterinary Technician. She recently had moved to Maryland from Colorado Springs, Colorado were she attended school at Pima Medical Institute. Jeanette started her career in Veterinary Medicine as an assistant and has since worked with cats, dogs, lizards, bunnies, horses, sheep, and even a rodeo bull. She currently lives in Gambrills with her husband, two sons, her rescued dog Annie, and her two cats.

Veterinarian Staff Gambrils, Crofton, Ft. Meade, Odenton, Bowie | Prime Care Animal Hospital

Cherisse Mathis

Veterinary Technician

Cherisse started at Prime Care in the fall of 2015 as a Veterinary Technician.  She had never worked in an animal hospital before but loves animals. Cherisse recently graduated from The University of Maryland studying Pre-Veterinary Medicine and is currently in the process of heading to Vet School. Cherisse lives at home with her family.

Mandy Stoddard

Veterinary Technician

Mandy joined the Prime Care family in the summer of 2018 as a part time vet tech after she moved from Florida. Mandy had never worked with animals but was a volunteer Firefighter and EMT and loved the medical field. She loves animals and wanted to take both of her loves to find a new career with it. Mandy is currently attending Penn Foster where she has already completed her Veterinary Assistant certification and is currently working on her Veterinary Technician degree to become a licensed Vet Tech. Mandy is now a full time Vet Tech. Mandy currently lives at home with her mom, sister, and her three rescued cats Lucy, Bowie, and Nala.

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