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MONDAY - FRIDAY: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
SATURDAY: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (1st & 3rd of each month)

Our Crew

Meet the CityVet Crew

When you visit CityVet, you will clearly see that Dr. Barnes, Dr. Swift and the CityVet crew have a passion for animals. The CityVet crew is friendly, knowledgeable and professional. CityVet’s goal is to provide a fun, integrated experience for both the pet and their person with an emphasis on your pet’s well being.  Check out some of our tail wagging testimonials.

Dr. Rebecca Barnes

Dr. Rebecca Barnes is originally from Baltimore, MD and a graduate of Virginia Tech. Go Hokies! She and her husband moved to Raleigh in 2015, and have fallen in love with the area. They share their home with 2 little girls, Olivia and Harper, 3 dogs and 1 kitty.

Dr. Jacob Swift

Dr. Jacob Swift was born and raised in the foothills of North Carolina. He completed his Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science and his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree both from North Carolina State University. Dr. Swift practiced in Charleston, SC prior to moving back to Raleigh. Outside of work, Dr. Swift and his fiancé enjoy exploring Raleigh, playing tennis, hiking and water skiing. They have an energetic yellow lab named Jackson who has a knack of always keeping life interesting.

Julie Poston

Julie is originally from Rhode Island but has now called North Carolina home for eight years. As a long time animal lover, she is full of excitement as a Practice Manager with CityVet. In her free time she enjoys motorcycle riding, hiking and camping. Julie shares her home with her fiance, Chris, loyal dog Duke and retired police K9 officer Oz.

Brittney Cochran

Brittney Cochran lives with her snuggly bunny, Despina and her handsome dog, Burke. Brittney could not imagine anything more rewarding (and fun) than caring for animals at CityVet. In addition to caring for pets at the hospital, Brittney enjoys spending time with family and friends. She also loves exploring all that Raleigh has to offer.

Mattie Fagan

Mattie Fagan is originally from Illinois and now calls Raleigh her home. She loves to go on adventures in downtown Raleigh and explore the area’s numerous dog parks with her awesome dog, Rudy. She is an enthusiastic and ardent animal lover. She has found her calling in veterinary medicine.

Sean Hubbard

Sean Hubbard is from Virginia, where he graduated from VCU in Richmond. He’s a weekend warrior, passionate about travels and adventures around North Carolina and across the country. You can find him hiking, paddling, or skiing in his free time. Sean also loves food, and is constantly on the hunt for new restaurants and unique dishes. He hopes to attend veterinary school in the future to pursue his passion for animal medicine.

Jackie MacRae

Jackie is compassionate about helping others with their pets. She is the mother of two beautiful children, Mitchell and Olivia. Jackie is originally from New York, but now calls Raleigh her home. She enjoys being a mom, being artistic and fellowship with her church and family.