354 Main Street,

Townsend MA 01469


Our Veterinarians


Dr. BJ Meunier

BJ graduated from Tufts Veterinary School in 1993 and established Townsend Veterinary Hospital in the Old Brick Store in West Townsend in 1995. The new facility was completed in 2005, and the practice relocated one mile down Main Street to its current address in Townsend.

BJ loves difficult diagnostic challenges and has a dedication to pursuing all possible options to help a patient. He has pursued additional training in ultrasound imaging. 

The most important thing to BJ is his family. He is an extremely dedicated father and husband to his wife, Margo and his four children, Aubrey, Noah, Bennett, and Luca. BJ lives in Ashby and spends his free time attending to his kids’ activities which include Little League, ice hockey, theater, and piano. He is an avid Red Sox fan and attends as many games as possible. 


Dr. Jim Easley 

Board Certified Surgeon

Dr. Easley joined Townsend Veterinary Hospital in 2005. He graduated from Washington State Veterinary School in 1967 and completed his surgical residency and training at Angell Memorial Medical Center in 1975. He is a board-certified veterinary surgeon.

He lives in Lancaster with his wife, Sandra and his adorable Maltese, Pearl. They have a daughter and two grandchildren. Dr. Easley enjoys spending time with his grandchildren, fishing, bowling, and riding his motorcycle.

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Dr. Meagan Bilotta

Dr. Meagan Bilotta graduated from St. George’s University in Grenada, West Indies in 2019. Before veterinary school she received her bachelors in Animal Science from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. She is originally from Massachusetts and is very excited to be living at home again to begin her career. Meagan has a strong interest in surgery. She loves goats! Her passion for raising goats began at UMass where she helped run the Boer goat herd. She plans to have her own group of backyard Boers in the future. Outside of veterinary medicine, Meagan enjoys reading, karate, watching the Boston Bruins and spending time with her sassy tortoiseshell cat, Shasta. After living in Grenada for 3 years, she hopes to continue to travel and volunteer to help animals along the way.


Our Business Manager



Diane has been with us for over 19 years as practice manager for Townsend Veterinary Hospital.
Her affection for the staff, clients, and patients of Townsend is clearly evident by her intense devotion to their well-being. 

Diane is a long-term resident of Townsend and knows many of our clients personally. She lives with her husband, Norm, and her treasured cats, Ozzy, Sophia, Kahuna,and Bamboo. She is proud of her three grown children and ten grandchildren.

Diane enjoys spending time with her grandchildren. She and Norm escape the winter weather to their home in Florida for several weeks each winter.


Our Technicians



Deb graduated from college in 1989 with an associates degree in Animal Health Technology. She worked for Malden Animal Hospital for 8 years as the head technician as well as 2 years at Arlington Animal Hospital. We’ve been fortunate to have Deb working with us at Townsend since July of 1999.

Deb loves all animals including horses and cows, but adores Great Danes and all BIG dogs. She also loves the little ones --especially pomeranians.



Laurie joined Townsend Veterinary Hospital in 2005. She has been Dr. Easley’s chief technician for over 20 years. Anyone who is referred to Townsend for Dr. Easley's surgical services will be comforted by Laurie's dedication to their welfare.

Laurie lives with her much loved family of papillions, cats, and chickens.



Leanne has worked for Townsend Veterinary Hospital for over 19 years. She is a graduate of the veterinary technician program at Becker College. 

Clients are comforted by her cheerful enthusiasm for her job and her compassionate care of their pets.

She has 3 dogs, 4 cats, 3 guinea pigs, a Russian tortoise, a parakeet, lots of fish, and lots and lots of chickens.

Leanne enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, karate and traveling.



Theresa joined our TVH team in 2019. She attended Becker College for Animal Care. She has be involved in the veterinary field for over 6 years.

She is the proud Momma of Meeka, her beautiful German Shepherd. She also has a Bearded Dragon named Dwight.

Theresa is now pursuing a degree in Criminal Justice.


Our Receptionists



Kristi joined our TVH team in 2010 and is proud to be part of a team that shows such compassion for pets and their owners. Kristi enjoys spending time with family. She has a natural artistic ability with decorating and planning events.

She is the proud parent of a yellow lab named Brooke as well as two grown sons, Hunter and Nick.

Kristi has become such a great asset to the Townsend Veterinary family with her spunky personality and her ability to create a welcoming reception area for our clients to enjoy.



Alexa adds her 10 yrs of experience as a veterinary receptionist to our team. She has three grown daughters and recently relocated to New Hampshire with her husband. She breeds and shows French Mastiffs in her free time.

Our Technician Assistants



Jess has always had a love for animals and pursued this passion with a degree in animal care from Becker College. She started working for Townsend Veterinary Hospital in 2007.
She enjoys taking care of all the needs of the patients and staff at Townsend.

Jess is married with one son. She enjoys playing with her beautiful, mischievous felines, Koriolis, Horizon, Mindy and Pippen. She also cares for a flock of chickens.



Donna has worked for Townsend Veterinary Hospital since 2005. Donna dotes on her cats--too numerous to name here but not too numerous for each one to feel loved and special in their own way.

The love and patience she shows every day with her house full of special needs cats is incredible.