Duane S. Mangini, VMD, is a 1978 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine and received his B.A. from the Johns Hopkins University in 1973. Dr. Mangini has been in general small animal private veterinary practice in Baltimore since 1978. He is a native of Lancaster, PA.
His veterinary interests lay in dentistry, ultrasound, telemedicine, and dermatology. Dr. Mangini was elected to Phi Zeta Beta, the veterinary honor society in 1978. He founded Parkville Animal Hospital in 1985 and served several years on the Animal Care and Use Committee for Johns Hopkins School of Health and Public Hygiene. He is a past president of the Greater Baltimore Veterinary Medical Association.
Dr. Morganthall, better known as Dr. Jess received her undergraduate degree from The College of Notre Dame of Maryland in 2004 and graduated from Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 2009. Dr. Jess has been practicing in small animal private practices in Baltimore since 2009. She has a special interest in feline medicine, internal medicine, and soft tissue surgery. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her son Jayden, going to the gym, and swimming.
Dr. Hillary Merry is a new Veterinarian with Parkville Animal Hospital. Dr. Merry earned a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin - Madison in 2013. She received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2022.
Dr. Merry grew up riding horses from the age of five and competed in hunter/jumper shows throughout middle and high school. This was where she learned her first set of veterinary skills. Immediately following graduation from UW-Madison in 2013, she took a full-time job at the animal shelter she'd been volunteering at through college. After working as an Animal Care Supervisor at a small shelter in Oregon, she decided to go back to school for her DVM, starting with prerequisites. While taking prerequisite classes at Northwestern University, she worked full-time at a small animal general practice where she discovered her passion for primary care and developing relationships with clients. During veterinary school, Dr. Merry developed a particular interest in soft tissue surgery, ophthalmology, and clinical pathology.
Originally from Monerey, California, Dr. Merry has moved out east slowly. Prior to settling in Baltimore, Dr. Merry lived in upstate New York, Chicago, and a couple different places in Oregon and Wisconsin. Dr. Merry's immediate family still lives in Monterey, California. In her free time, Dr. Merry enjoys visiting with friends and family, walking and hiking outdoors, playing video games, meditating, and spending time with her partner, Greg, and their three cats: Jazmin, Bean, and Tiger Millionaire.