Get to Know Our Veterinary Team
The team at Winterville Animal Care is a group of professionals dedicated to the health of your pet and ensuring their continued well-being. Find out more about our incredible, compassionate team, and be sure to make an appointment soon to meet them all in person!
Meet Our Doctors
Dr. Christian Proietto
Dr. Christian Proietto, a Connecticut native, received his undergraduate degree in Animal Science at the University of Connecticut. Dr. Proietto has been with Winterville Animal Care since graduating from Iowa State College of Veterinary Medicine with his DVM in 2012. He enjoys all aspects of canine and feline medicine, specializing in diagnostic ultrasound and soft tissue surgery. He values forming meaningful relationships with his patients, clients, and the community he serves.
Dr. Proietto is one of six veterinarians in his family! In his free time, he enjoys life with his wife, two children, and his dog and cat (Bear and Joon). He is an avid musician and enjoys exercise, nature, and all things science.
Dr. Shane Proietto
Hailing from New England, Dr. Shane completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Connecticut, where he worked as a laboratory animal technician through the Office of Animal Research Services. Following graduation, he worked as a veterinary assistant while applying to veterinary schools. Dr. Shane acquired his doctorate in veterinary medicine from Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine and has been a team member of Animal Care East ever since. Dr. Shane’s professional interests include internal medicine, soft tissue surgery, anesthesiology, and clinical pathology. He is motivated to provide quality individualized care and serve the Winterville/Greenville community and patients of Animal Care East.
While not at the clinic, Dr. Shane enjoys weight-lifting, music, and spending time with his growing family.
Meet Our Veterinary Staff
“Live by the sun, love by the moon.”
In ancient times cats were worshipped as gods; they have not forgotten this.
– Terry Pratchett