Dr. Elianne Amstalden
Dr. Amstalden grew up in Long Island, New York. She got her B.A. in Biology at New York University in 1995 before attending Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in St. Kitts. She finished her senior clinical year at Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine in January 2001. In 2007 she moved to Baltimore, MD and opened Belvedere Veterinary Center in 2011. She is a member of AVMA, AAHA, and is USDA accredited. At Belvedere Veterinary Center she provides full service wellness, medical and surgical care, with an emphasis on nutrition, weight management, dermatology, soft tissue surgery, and ophthalmology. Dr. Amstalden loves to hike, sing, plant vegetables in her garden, and spend time with her friends and family. She currently lives in Baltimore City with her husband and rescued dogs, Paprika and Gaucho.
Dr. Nancy Kauder
Dr. Kauder is a graduate of University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. She received her undergraduate degree in Biology from Columbia University in New York City. She has been practicing in the Baltimore area since 1995, and she joined the family at Belvedere Veterinary Center during January in 2016. Dr. Kauder’s interests within veterinary medicine include dermatology, animal behavior, and internal medicine. She lives in Baltimore with her husband, daughter, son, 2 dogs, 3 cats, and 2 rabbits. She is an avid reader, tennis player, and also enjoys trips to Washington, DC, and New York to see the ballet and theater.
Dr. Brendan Moulder
Dr. Moulder grew up in Baltimore and attended Loyola Blakefield High School. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Delaware. After working as a veterinary technician for several years, he ventured off to St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine in Grenada. After which, Dr Moulder completed his clinical course work at Louisiana State University. He returned to the east coast and following a short time practicing on the Eastern Shore, has been practicing small animal medicine in the North Baltimore area ever since. He joined Belvedere Veterinary Center in December of 2016. He enjoys working with all patients and clients, but has an interest in sporting/working dogs. If not at work, he can usually be found out on the water or on an adventure with his family. He currently lives in Loch Raven Village with his lovely wife and their 2 dogs, Deacon and Daisy. Dr. Moulder and his wife recently welcomed a beautiful daughter, Evelynn, to their family.
Little is known about Bandida's kitten days. She met Dr. Amstalden when she was surrendered by her owners after needing major surgery. After performing the surgery, Dr. Amstalden heard they were going to bring her to the MD SPCA, and she knew that she had found her perfect hospital cat. After 6 months of living in a different hospital, Bandida finally arrived at her new home, Belvedere Veternary Center, when it opened in 2011. Bandida can often be found greeting visitors in our lobby. In her spare time, she likes napping on computers, lounging in her cat tree, and singing songs to all of the staff
Maria was born and raised on a farm in Costa Rica. She had a few close relatives who were Veterinarians, meaning she was introduced to the field at an early age. She moved to Baltimore City a couple of years ago, and in her free time she enjoys going for walks and hikes with her husband and their black lab Mika. Maria has loved animals since she was a baby and often assisted her brother who was a Veterinarian. It didn’t take long before Maria realized that she wanted to learn more about veterinary medicine, so she could continue to help animals for the rest of her life. Maria loves being part of the BVC family and enjoys having Bandida's company everyday while working.
Zach recently moved to Baltimore from Ithica, NY where he received an Associates from Alfred State College in Veterinary Technology and became licensed veterinary technician. He began his career in Ithaca as a Dairy Herd Health Technician and transitioned to small animal medicine. Two years ago he became a technician in emergency medicine and surgery. He currently lives in the Baltimore area with his girlfriend Kelly and my 2 cats, Tony and Scout. He has a true passion for the outdoors and especially loves hunting, fishing, camping and exploring everything that the Baltimore area has to offer.
Danielle was born in South Dakota and moved around a lot as a small child until her family settled in Maryland when she was 5. Born from parents who love the environment, Danielle knew from a young age that she would follow the same path. She graduated from Frostburg State University in 2016 with a Bachelors in Wildlife Management. Danielle is now pursuing studies in animal behavior and veterinary health, and is looking forward to seeing where Belvedere takes her in her career path. Currently, Danielle lives in Cockeysville with her boyfriend, and is on the search for a new furry companion to add to the family.
Tori was born in Tennessee. Tori always had a love for animals of all kinds. Growing up Her family had their own pet store. Tori & her husband now live in Maryland with their three cats Lady Bacon, Typhoon, and Earthquake, & 2 Red eat sliders Tia & Tamera. Tori’s ultimate dream would be to win the lottery and have a cat sanctuary.
Rusty was born and raised in Frederick, MD. His dream as a young child was to own his own pet store. He moved to Towson in 2004 to attend Towson University. After taking some time off, he finally graduated in 2012 with a Bachelor’s in Sociology. Rusty met his wife while working in the retail environment and they married in 2011. Rusty and his wife have 3 children, as well as a German Shepherd/Boxer mix named Duffy and an Orange Tabby named Pete. In the past, Rusty has owned and operated a dog walking service. His favorite thing to do is spend time with his family and play video games on his video game system collection.
Haylie, originally from Norfolk, VA joined our team in June. There Haylie attended college in Arlington, VA for recording engineering and music production, but quickly realized a love for working with animals as well. Haylie’s introduction to really being hands-on with animals was working at Busch Gardens Williamsburg as an animal care specialist with the Budweiser Clydesdales. After that Haylie wanted to continue working with animals after relocating to Maryland in 2015. Since then has worked at several hospitals in the area starting as a kennel assistant and working up to being a veterinary assistant through an eagerness to learn and hard work. Haylie’s passion for music is still very prominent in their life and when not at work, plays guitar and sings at open mics and showcases around the Baltimore area. Haylie lives in Mount Vernon with girlfriend, Sally, and their cat Tommen.
Kintaro is from Baltimore, MD and has been in the veterinary field for the past 7 years. Ever since he was young he took an interest in animals and had a passion for caring for animals. Even though he wanted to become an animal control officer in his younger years, he decided it would be best to provide the best quality care for pets. Kin started in a veterinary internship program in his 11th grade year of high school which was designed to see if people would enjoy the field and to gauge how much interns could learn. During that internship he gained a lot of hands-on experience and was actually hired at the internship site. Kin started off working in the kennels cleaning cages and then had the opportunity to come out of kennels to help in the treatment rooms. Kin excels in the treatment rooms with the pets, and has a great love for the work that he does.
Katrina was born and raised from a great family in Brooklyn, NY. As a child, Katrina knew she wanted a career in the veterinary field. She started small by walking dogs, babysitting, and selling pet retail products. She later moved to Baltimore, MD at 17. From there, Katrina ventured off into the veterinary field. She has 2 pups named Teddy and Callie, who are known as her baby brother and sister. Katrina loves her job and staff here at Belvedere Veterinary Center, and hopes to one day further her career as a Veterinary Associate.
Nicole was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland. Growing up she had a wide variety of pets from cats and dogs, to turtles and ferrets. She has always had a love for animals and the environment, which led her to pursue an education in Environmental Science. After receiving her degree, she was unsure of what her next steps would be until she decided to find out what the veterinary field has to offer. This is her first year in the field but she is very excited and eager to learn. She is currently majoring in Veterinary medicine and can’t wait to see where Belvedere Veterinary Center takes her. Nicole currently lives in Baltimore with her boyfriend and their dogs Zoey, Snowball and Shaggy.
Lana grew up in Jersey City, NJ. She has a BA in Environmental Studies from Drew University, and is currently pursuing a degree in veterinary technology. Lana has worked with animals since 2014, and is particularly interested in wildlife rehabilitation. In her free time, Lana enjoys camping, painting, and reading. She currently lives in Baltimore with her partner, as well as her red eared slider, Stella.
Paula was born and raised Maryland. Since she was a little girl she was interested in animals and her parents allowed her to indulge herself with having many throughout her younger years. Every time they would take their pets to their veterinary office, Paula dreamed of working in one. She is currently living in Baltimore, in her first town home with her fiancé and fur baby Lionel, the cat. She just started at Belvedere Veterinary Hospital as a Client Representative and is super excited to see where the veterinary field might take her in the future.
Holly was born and raised in Maryland, she also grew up with a love for animals. Holly started volunteering at a horse farm in middle school, helping around the farm which included hands on help with the animals. While volunteering at the horse farm, she assisted with equine therapy for children with autism. She started working in the veterinary field in 2017. Over the years her passion for animals has grown more and more. Holly currently has 2 pets Boh the cat and Brinx the dog.