Meet the Team in Baltimore, MD
Belvedere Veterinary Center is comprised of Fear Free Certified Staff Members and a compassionate team that is dedicated to educating our clients and providing high quality veterinary services for their pets. Regardless of the reason for your visit to our animal hospital, we treat every patient with the love, care, and attention they deserve.
“Being admitted to the profession of veterinary medicine, I solemnly swear to use my scientific knowledge and skills for the benefit of society through the protection of animal health and welfare, the prevention and relief of animal suffering, the conservation of animal resources, the promotion of public health, and the advancement of medical knowledge."
Meet our doctors and support staff who uphold these values and contact us at (410) 999-3300 if you’d like to schedule an appointment!
Dr. Brendan Moulder Medical Director & Veterinarian
Dr. Moulder is a native of Baltimore. He attended Loyola-Blakefield where he was taught the Jesuit principles of being a “man for others.” He has used these principles to help guide him to serve with and for others. After graduating from Loyola, Dr. Moulder furthered his education at the University of Delaware, St. George’s University in Grenada, and at Louisiana State University where he gained a wide variety of experiences and knowledge through various opportunities of work and study.
Dr. Moulder returned home to Maryland and after practicing in the Bethany Beach area for a time, came back to his Baltimore roots and joined Belvedere Veterinary Center in 2016. Dr. Moulder has a special interest in sporting/working dogs and dentistry but always enjoys the unique challenges presented by each patient.
Dr. Moulder currently lives in Loch Raven Village with his lovely wife (Lane), two young daughters (Evelynn and Adley), and their chocolate lab named Goose. If he isn't at BVC, you can find Dr. Moulder out on an adventure with his family, fishing at the Delaware beaches, or coaching his oldest daughter's soccer team.
Dr. Jamie Molinelli Veterinarian
From an early age, Dr. Molinelli had a love for animals. She brought home many stray dogs, cats, and pigeons only to have her parents tell her to “take them back!” Her true inspiration was her childhood veterinarian in downtown Washington, D.C.
Dr. Molinelli graduated from the University of Maryland at College Park with a Bachelor of Science degree in animal science. She received her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 1986. After a short career in mixed animal practice, Dr. Molinelli was a founding staff member of the Animal Emergency Center which is now the Pet+ER in Towson. Dr. Molinelli transitioned to private practice in 2000. Her focus has remained intensive care and internal medicine. To expand her horizons, Dr. Molinelli studied veterinary acupuncture at the Chi Institute in Reddick, FL in 2002 and became a Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist in 2008. Dr. Molinelli combines progressive Western medicine and complimentary modalities, with an emphasis on Traditional Chinese Medicine. She believes this combination offers the most balanced veterinary care for her patients.
Her practice philosophy is one of great client communication, dedicated animal care and enriching the human-animal bond. She currently resides in Middle River, MD. In her off time, she enjoys cooking, gardening, hiking, boating, and spending time with pets, family, and friends.
Dr. Lawrence Eden Veterinarian
Dr. Lawrence Eden received his Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree in applied zoology from Liverpool John Moores University, UK in 2001. He graduated from The University of Pretoria, South Africa with his Bachelor of Veterinary Science in 2008 and spent five years practicing in Gaborone, Botswana in a mixed animal practice, which focused primarily on companion animals but also included wildlife and exotics. Dr. Eden moved to the U.S. and since attaining his AVMA ECFVG certificate in 2015, has worked in a high-volume preventative care facility in Washington, D.C. He then moved to Baltimore and practiced in a mixed emergency facility for 4 years before joining Belvedere Veterinary Center.
Dr. Eden’s special interests in veterinary medicine include soft tissue surgery, preventative care, and internal medicine. He resides in the city of Baltimore with his wife Chrissy and two dogs Molly and Tayla. In his free time, he enjoys playing tennis, hiking, exploring his adopted country, and camping.
Dr. Nancy Kauder Veterinarian
Dr. Nancy Kauder grew up in Northern Virginia, just outside Washington, DC. She has been a Baltimore resident since 1995. She received her bachelor’s degree in biology from Columbia University, and attended veterinary school at the University of Pennsylvania, graduating in 1993.
Dr. Kauder has been practicing small animal medicine in the Baltimore area for over 25 years. She was on the Belvedere Veterinary Center staff from 2016-2019 and is very excited to return!
Dr. Kauder is passionate about many areas of veterinary medicine. Her favorites include dermatology, feline behavior, gastroenterology, and client education in general.
Dr. Kauder loves to spend her off time playing tennis, riding her Peloton, reading, boating on the Bay, and time at home with her family and pets (2 dogs and 3 cats). She has 2 children, ages 23 and 18, with whom she treasures every moment spent together. She also has chickens; she enjoys the endless entertainment (and eggs) they provide.
Our Support Staff
Kaitlyn knew from a very young age that veterinary medicine was tugging on her heartstrings, growing up with dogs in the house at all times.
She started in the field at 16 years old in a pet store where she worked closely with the local veterinarian to care for all the critters. A few years later, she went on to be a technician at a veterinary hospital. Kaitlyn has been in the field for 11 years and has held the role of a technician, client service representative, and leadership before making the move to management 4 years ago. The role of leadership only further ignited the passion to stay in the field.
A Baltimore native, you can find Kaitlyn in Columbia MD, with her Fiancé and Golden Retriever named Mella. In her spare time, she enjoys baking, reading, and learning the ropes of how to make an Italian meal.
Kaitlyn is very excited to be a part of the BVC team and call it home.
Ariana was born and raised in Baltimore. Growing up, she always knew that she wanted to work with animals. She was always finding and helping stray animals with food and shelter ever since she can remember. Ariana first started in the Veterinary field in 2005 in a large Baltimore hospital as a kennel staff member. She worked in the kennel for 2 years and knew she wanted to continue her career on the client service side. She was then promoted to the client care position before ultimately being promoted to a supervisory position. Ariana has enjoyed teaching the importance of an excellent client experience, the human animal bond, and the importance of being an advocate for the pet.
Ariana loves to listen to music while she is not working. She also loves watching movies and reviewing them with her husband on their YouTube channel. Ariana has been married for 11 years to her amazing husband who she has known since elementary school. They have 2 dogs (Masn and Talia) and 4 cats (Tucci, Espn, Fudge and Sheldon Cooper). Ariana is very excited to join BVC and to develop relationships with all our amazing clients and their pets!
Maria was born and raised on her family’s dairy farm in Costa Rica where she was surrounded by all kinds of animals from dogs, cats, parrots, chickens, rabbits, horses, goats, and of course cows. Even wild animals like monkeys, sloths, iguanas, toucans and more freely visited the trees in Maria’s backyard. She was introduced to the field at an early age as her father is a large animal veterinary technician and her brother is a veterinarian back in Costa Rica. Maria has loved animals since she was a baby and often observed and assisted her brother and father in all kinds of treatments and procedures.
Maria moved to Maryland a few years ago and fell in love. In her free time, she likes going for walks and hikes with her husband Nick and their black lab Mika, she also enjoys cooking and gardening with the strict supervision of Mika and Shelby Arthur, the cat. Maria loves being part of the BVC family and appreciates meeting and helping pets and pet parents.
Bobbi was born and raised in the Baltimore area and has always had a fascination with all creatures, great and small. After finally convincing her mom to let her have a puppy and spending many years caring for his various ailments, she knew she wanted to work in veterinary medicine.
Bobbi attended Loyola University Maryland where she earned a Bachelor's in Biology and solidified her love of learning and furthered her dedication to service and compassion for all living things. She began as a veterinary assistant in a large practice in 2007. She was promoted to technician after a few years of intense, on the job training and moved into a supervisory role within a short time. She has experience in primary, urgent, emergency, and research settings, but she finds the most fulfillment in preventative care and educating clients in enhancing their human-animal bond and helping their pets live their best lives. Bobbi is always in pursuit of continuing education and improving her skills and knowledge for the betterment of herself, her patients, and her team.
In her spare time, Bobbi enjoys being with her furbabies, two rescued pitbulls (Willoughby and Deezy) and an old lady cat (Princess Amelia Earhart). She loves to spend time in nature, hiking and camping. She also dabbles in calligraphy, yoga, and performance arts. She is so happy to have joined the BVC team!
Grace knew from the moment she was able to talk that she was meant to work in Veterinary Medicine. Always having a love and special bond with animals before people, Grace started her journey into the field as a Kennel Technician. Not long after her start, she moved up to being a Technician Assistant, a Technician and a Charge Technician. Grace joined the team in early 2022 as a Technician Lead and has taken a special interest in primary/wellness care, preventions, protocols, and new products.
Grace was born and raised in Baltimore, MD where she currently resides with her son, terrier mix named Rue and her munchkin kitty, Keisa. In her spare time, Grace enjoys making new, spicy dishes and spending time with her son and his extracurricular activities.
She is very excited to be a part of the BVC team.
Alexus was born and raised in Baltimore and knew from a very early age she wanted to care for animals in any way possible. At age 10 she was surprised with a Yellow Lab puppy named Abby who remains her best friend. Alexus plans to further her education to become a registered technician and specialize in her field of interest and use her emergency & urgent care experience to help grow her career.
Alexus enjoys going on walks with her fur baby Abby and having playdates. She is super excited to join our team and all the growth BVC has to offer her.
Christal was born and raised in Maryland and after getting married in 2002, she moved to Baltimore. She knew from a very early age that she wanted to work with animals. Christal grew up with cats, cockatiels, parakeets, bearded dragons, hamsters and pet rats. In 2002 she started working in the boarding kennel for a mixed practice animal hospital in Baltimore. While working in the kennel, she also was an assistant to the doctors and technicians. After working in the kennel area for 15 years, she then decided to go to the overnight shift. Working overnight, she helped to take care of the hospitalized patients, post-op patients and overnight boarders, as well as clean and stock the hospital.
When Christal isn't working, she enjoys spending time with her husband of 20 years and her 2 daughters, Samantha and Alexandra. She also enjoys watching movies and listening to music. She really loves musicals and likes to see shows with her mother and daughters. Christal and her family have a pit bull name Jellybean, 2 cats named Ofelia and Zelda, 3 crested geckos, 1 gargoyle gecko, 2 leopard geckos, and a guinea pig and a hamster. Christal is very excited to join the team at Belvedere Veterinary Center.
Alexis started in veterinary medicine when she was 15 years old and has loved it ever since. At that time, she started working at a general practice and found her passion for the field as she not only started to learn the field but got to watch sick patients heal.
Alexis was born and raised in Pasadena MD, but recently made the move to the Towson area. After graduating from Salisbury in 2021, she went to work full time at an emergency hospital in Annapolis. She started with BVC in 2022 and is very excited to be part of the team and to continue her education of the field.
She spends her spare time hanging out with her family and her 4 year old Pitbull named Sky.
Jenna was born and raised in Silver Spring MD but has recently moved to the Towson area to attend Towson University to study Psychology.
Jenna has had a lifelong passion for animals, growing up with frogs, lizards, guinea pigs and hamsters. In December 2019, she started her first job in the field as a veterinary assistant and knew that she wanted to learn more. After a year in the assistant role, Jenna was trained in the role of a technician where she learned the ropes for 2 years.
She joined the BVC team in 2022 and has enjoyed being pushed and encouraged to learn more and master her skill. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, watching movies, solving puzzles and spending quality time with her 2 leopard geckos.
Karen started her career in the veterinary field 20 years ago and has not looked back since. She resides in Harford County with her husband, Rich, and her two children, Olivia and Clay. Karen also has fur children, Gidget the Dogue De Bordeaux, Grubert the Bullmastiff, and a cat named Olive. When Karen is not spending time with family, she enjoys reading, swimming, and spending time outside.
Paula was born and raised Maryland and have always had an interest in animals. Every time she and her parents would take one of her many childhood pets to the vet’s 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.
Rachel is currently attending the Community College of Baltimore County and working towards becoming a registered veterinary technician. She’s extremely excited to join the BVC team and can’t wait to grow her knowledge of animal care.
Raegine, also known as Rae, was born and raised in Baltimore MD, where she currently resides.
Since the age of 8 years old, she knew that veterinary medicine was her calling but it was really set in stone when she met a Great Dane at the age of 10. That day, she knew she needed to get her foot in the door.
Rae has worked for 2 “pop-up” veterinary teams and 1 full service veterinary team prior to joining BVC in 2022. She has really enjoyed getting acclimated to the ebbs and flows of all that veterinary medicine has to offer as well as getting to know her co-workers and all the amazing clients and patients BVC serves.
In her spare time, she likes to play video games, draw and crochet. She also loves spending time with her cats Rio and Raphael.
Growing up with many dogs and cats, Kris started talking about working in the veterinary field during the 5th grade. From first volunteer job at age 15, to accepting his first position as a veterinary assistant, Kris developed a strong interest for joining the medical team. From there, he quickly blossomed into a senior technician, dabbling in everything from preventative care, emergency medicine, soft tissue and orthopedic surgery and neurology.
After having to say goodbye to his oldest cat, Jazzy Girl, Kris realized there was more to pet ownership and companionship than he thought. From then, Kris became dedicated to improving communications between the client and the medical team. He knows that a strong and positive relationship with the pet owner allows for even better care for the pet. Kris has even taken the time to sit and speak with clients about making tough decisions.
When Kris isn't working, he can be found spending time with his partner and two bengals. Kris has also been a supporter of the performing arts and can be found singing, dancing and performing/teaching colorguard in his free time.
Ruthie is a Baltimore native who has an inherent reverence for all living beings. At 21 years old, she adopted her first pet, Neutral, a chow mix from Austin, Texas and through him, she found her first true love. She became interested in animal welfare in 2009, after reading about the rehabilitation of dogs who were mistreated and abused. This inspired her to work directly with dogs by providing positive interactions, excellent care, and socialization. Since then, Ruthie worked in the animal care industry as the General Manager of several dog daycare and boarding facilities in Baltimore.
In her spare time, Ruthie enjoys long-distance biking and hiking. She also enjoys playing board games with her family as her cat, Shosh, supervises the fun. She's very excited to join the team at Belvedere Veterinary Center.
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Originally from Miami Florida, Riz moved to Baltimore in 2020, longing to experience the seasons that the North East has to offer.
Growing up, Riz was obsessed with all the neighborhood animals, from the lizards to the stray cats and the family dogs, you could find Riz always looking for an animal to spend time with. After a marine biology trip to the Everglades, they realized just how fascinating animals and their lives were.
Riz joined BVC in 2022 and has enjoyed it ever since. “Everyone is passionate and nice. It’s nice to be learning new things every day too.”
In their spare time, Riz enjoys painting, making comics and playing Dungeons and Dragons.
They also take care of a multitude of fish including a Giant Beta named Nero and a Calico Bristlenose named Baby Cats.
She started in the field working at Johns Hopkins in animal research where she was able to work with a variety of animals. It didn’t take long to realize that she was ready to move to a hospital setting.
When Autumn is not working, she can be found studying, playing games and spending time with her friends and her bunny Coconut.