Meet Our Team

Our Staff: committed to your pet's health.

Seekonk based Central Ave Veterinary Hospital excels in the science of Veterinary medicine and was founded in 1977. Since then Dr. William Truesdale and our staff have excelled in compassionate veterinary care in the Seekonk area

Central Ave Veterinary Hospital is a full-service animal hospital whose mission is to provide the highest standard of veterinary care for pets. We provide friendly, informative, and supportive services for you and your pet, while maintaining a superior working environment for our employees.

Meet some of our employees:


Central Ave Veterinary Hospital offers the Seekonk and surrounding communities  emergency veterinary services as well as medical, surgical, and dental veterinary care.  We offer in-house pharmacy, full scale medical laboratory, and state of the arts diagnostics to include, Ultrasound,  Endoscopy, digital Radiography.   Our facility offers a one stop for your pet's health and medical care.


Dr William C Truesdale

Dr. Truesdale is a Graduate of Michigan State, he preformed his internship in Springfield Ma, where he meet his wife Tina. He than went to work for Dr Dewitt in North Attleboro, before opening his own practice in 1977. He resides in Attleboro Ma with his wife and Boxer Derek and Affenpinsher's Ben and Fiona. In his spare time he enjoys going to Dog shows and is very involved with the Canine Health Foundation.

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Pam Lusiak

Officer Manager / Repro Nurse

Pamela has worked at the office since 1979. She has 2 sons and 4 Grandchildren, a Boxer and a Rottweiler and a Cat named Lee. When not working she and her husband enjoy trying new Restaurant's, hiking, walking on the beach and photography.

Karen Pitts

Karen Pitts

Veterinary Technician / Repro Nurse

Karen came to volunteer in 1982 while still in high school and never left. She enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter and their three dogs, Ephus, Brett, and Squints. Karen's love for animals has carried over to her daughter, who also volunteer's at the hospital. She also likes spending her weekends in Maine and hiking with her dogs.

Carol McCabe

Veterinary Technician/Surgical Nurse

Carol Started in 1984 shortly after graduating form Becker Collage. She currently resides in Attleboro with her husband and 2 children. Carol spends her time off being a Hockey Mom, which is a full time job in its self.


Crystal Ilic

Veterinary Technician and Assistant Office Manager

Crystal joined out team in 2001. She covers all aspects of the hospital from Technician to billing. She enjoys traveling and shares her home with her Finance Josh and their dog Coty and cat Cujo.

Kayla Keith

Kayla Keith

                                                                              Kayla Keith

                                                               Assistant Veterinary Technician

Kayla joined our team in 2019. She graduated spring 2023, With her bachelor's in Biology. She will be applying to veterinary school next year and aspires to be a Veterinarian. She shares her home with her 2 dogs Vinny and Berkley.


Bailey Roy


Bailey joined our team in 2019 and is a great asset to our desk. She share's her home with her boyfriend John and there 2 dogs and 2 cats. 

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Brianna Cunha


Brianna's Mother worked for us for 18 years so it was only natural that Brianna start working for us as. She started in the kennels and than left to start a family. We are happy to say she is back as a Receptionist. She now shares her home with her husband and 4 children and her Bulldog and Frenchie.


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Emily Costa

Veterinary Assistant

Emily is a farm girl, where she got her love for animals. She absolutely loves cats especially black one. She is our crazy cat owner!



Nicole Praisner


Nicole joined our team in 2010, she is such an asset to the team. Nicole is an avid Softball player , but her real favorite pastime  is raising her 2 boys. She shares her home with her husband, sons, her dog Brew and cat John Snow.


Alexis DelRosso

Kennel and Vet Tech Assistant

Alexis joined the team over a year ago and takes imitative to learn new things, and is great with the animals.


Ashley Greenleaf

Kennel and Vet Tech Assistant

Ashley has been part of the team for the last 2 years. She has a great rapport with the animals and has a way with the more difficult ones.


Desiree Fyfe

Kennel and Vet Tech Assistant

Desiree joined our team in 2021, She shares her home with her daughter Lily and her 3 dogs Diva, Canoe and Zenzi. When not working she enjoys taking Lily to the park and going for walks with her dogs. 

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Jamie Cunha

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                                                                      Kennel and Vet Tech Assistant

Jamie is one of the newest members of our team, When not working most of her free time is spent with her 2 dogs Logan and Brady, 2 bunnies, 2 lizards, a frog, a tortoise, and a guinea pig.


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