Our Team


Dr. Blakeley Murrell-LilandDr. Blakeley Murrell-Liland

Dr. Murrell-Liland followed her father into veterinary medicine, graduating from Atlantic Veterinary College in 2003. After an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Tufts School of Veterinary Medicine, she worked at the Dover Veterinary Hospital. Two years later, she decided to return to her roots and Kedron Valley Veterinary Clinic. Since 2006, Dr. Murrell-Liland has been providing her childhood community with a blend of modern veterinary techniques and the home-town touch she inherited from her father. On her farm in Hartland, Blakeley lives with her husband, Jon Liland, and their sons, Finn and Sig. Her household is completed by one dog, Lulu, three cats, Zeke, Squeak, and TF, and a plethora of wild animals in her backyard.

Dr. Philippa RichardsDr. Philippa Richards

Dr. Richards graduated from Atlantic Veterinary College in 1994. Since then, she has worked in veterinary clinics in California, New Hampshire, and Vermont. In 2005, Dr. Richards joined Kedron Valley Veterinary Clinic on a part-time basis and became an owner/partner three years later. She is always researching the most effective and compassionate veterinary treatment options for her patients. Her home in South Pomfret is shared by her husband, Bob Coates, her three children, Claire, Will, and Ian, two dogs, Berkeley and Belle, a cat Lupine, her rescued kittens, Fluffy, and Scruffy, and various sheep and chickens. When she is not chasing her crew, she enjoys hiking, mountain biking, snow-shoeing, and skiing.