Jamaica Plain Animal Clinic

10A Green St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130



Our Team

Dr. Amy Johnson

Owner/Head Veterinarian

DVM - North Carolina State University. 
BS, Animal Science - Cornell University.

After graduating from veterinary school Dr. Johnson worked in both private practice and shelter medicine, first in New York, then in Massachusetts. She opened Jamaica Plain Animal Clinic in 2006, after having lived in Jamaica Plain for several years, in order to provide personalized, high quality medical care to JP's pet population. She has special interests in behavior, pain management, preventive medicine and senior care. Dr. Johnson now commutes to JP Animal Clinic so that she can share her home with 2 horses, 7 chickens, 3 cats & dog. This diverse menagerie continuously teaches and inspires her.

Dr. Beth Marks

Associate Veterinarian

DVM - The Ohio State University.
BS, Biology & Chemistry - Simmons College.

Born and raised in the Boston area, Dr. Marks always wanted to be a veterinarian. After finishing her undergraduate degree at Simmons College, she pursued her dream to become a veterinarian at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Following veterinary school, she pursued a 1 year rotating surgery and medicine internship at Oregon State University. Since returning to the Boston area, she has worked locally as an associate vet and enjoys spending her time outside of work with her cat, Tony, gardening and traveling.



Dr. Sarah Carter


Dr. Carter is a 2010 graduate of Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine.  Before joining the JP Animal Clinic team she worked for 9 years at the MSPCA Boston Care and Adoption Center providing high quality medical and surgical care for their shelter animals.  With diverse interests, including pain management, preventive medicine, and infectious diseases, she continuously strives to provide the best care and advice to her patients and clients.  In her free time she likes to snuggle with her pug, snowboard with her husband, hike with her friends and read books with a good cup of tea.

Deanna Amoroso

Office Manager

Originally from New Jersey, Deanna is a graduate of Mount Ida College with a degree in Veterinary Technology. She has spent the last 20 years dedicated to the veterinary profession. 

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her 16 year old lab mix Jesse, pet sitting, running and re-purposing old furniture. 


Dawn Marquis

Veterinary Technician

Dawn has nearly 10 years experience in small animal medicine. She loves all critters, especially her rescue dog, Hunter. In her spare time, Dawn loves hiking, playing ball with Hunter, and reading.

Jessica O'Day

Veterinary Technician

Jess has over 4 years experience as a veterinary technician. She began caring for animals and developing her skills while volunteering at the MSPCA, and quickly went on to pursue a career in the field. Jess assists during surgeries, helps our veterinarians with appointments and provides excellent care for all of our patients. She has a feisty cat of her own named Mario.

Andrea Ruplis

Veterinary Technician

Andrea has been with JP Animal Clinic since 2010. Her skills as a veterinary technician, along with her ability to gain the confidence of even the most nervous of patients make her a vital part of our team. She can be found helping everything run smoothly during appointments on Saturdays. Andrea shares her home with her family and several rescued pets and fosters



Sarah Jablonski

Veterinary Technician

Sara has been working in various animal fields since college. Currently working part-time here at JPAC, and full-time at the Franklin Park Zoo, where she trains with the resident ringtailed lemurs. While she especially loves exotic animals, nothing can compare to caring for cats and dogs with us! Having no pets of her own, Sara also fills her need for cuddling by petsitting for many families in the JP area, many of whom are JPAC clients.