About TNT Equine

Veterinarians

Deme M. Erickson, DVM

Doctor Deme Erickson

Dr. Erickson did her undergraduate studies at Michigan State University. She spent four years as a licensed veterinary technician at Thomas Monfort & Associates in Illinois, where she was encouraged to continue her education at Mississippi State University.

After an internship at Rochester Equine Clinic in 1990, Dr. Erickson joined the practice and later became a partner as well as director of ambulatory services. She is the founder of TNT Equine and has built an exceptional reputation over the last 30 years for patient care, power-assisted dentistry and has established herself as the area's leading reproduction veterinarian.

In the few short hours she is not tending to patients, Dr. Erickson can be found at many of the local sport venues cheering on her daughters in their various activities. In the course of a weekend you may spot her and her trademark orange scrubs at swimming venues, indoor or outdoor track, soccer and softball fields, volleyball, skiing, basketball or poultry exhibitions.

Elizabeth Edmunds, DVM

Doctor Elizabeth Edmunds A New Hampshire native, Dr. Edmunds returned to the granite state and joined TNT Equine in the fall of 2009. She studied at the University of Virginia before completing her undergraduate studies at the University of New Hampshire, graduating with a bachelorís degree in Animal Science. Dr. Edmunds graduated with distinction from Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine, in 1998 and then went on to complete a one year internship in equine medicine and surgery at Pilchuck Veterinary Hospital in Washington State. She spent the next ten years at Pilchuck as a staff veterinarian. Her practice consisted of primary care for horses and small ruminants, in-patient intensive care, reproductive services and staff education. Since joining TNT, she has expanded her interest and education in the field of modern equine dentistry.

Dr. Edmunds also owns Hoofbeats Veterinary Services, providing equine, small ruminant and camelid veterinary services from where she lives in western New Hampshire. She lives in New London with her husband, sons, ponies, dogs and assorted creatures that the boys bring home.

 

Staff

Lauri Fudge, Practice Manager

Lauri FudgeLauriís love of horses began with a couple of riding lessons for her 9th birthday. Her family caught the horse bug and actually purchased that very lesson horse that later became her partner on the Morgan show circuit in both Western and Hunt Pleasure. After pursuing her love of the arts in college, Lauri went to work for one of the top morgan trainers on the east coast. She later worked part-time with Dr. Erickson and became the practice manager at the inception of TNT Equine. She has been excited to see the practice grow and enjoys getting to know the clients, their horses and families. She is proud of the team that TNT Equine has assembled and is honored to work with such a dedicated group. When sheís not on the other end of your phone call, Lauri is busy with her 3 girls who have also caught the “horse bug”.

Vanessa Coleman, Technician

Vanessa ColemanVanessa folks said she was horse crazy by the time she could walk. She grew up around the horse farms of New Jersey and then moved to Exeter New Hampshire. Vanessa finally acquired her first horse at the age of 11. She graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 1981 with a degree in Animal Science. She has worked for large animal veterinary clinics since including Rochester Equine Clinic and two clinics in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire. Vanessa has a particular interest in horse behavior and horsemanship. In her free time she participates in horsemanship clinics, trail rides, tends to her garden and roams the woods with her three corgiís.

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