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The Country Doctor Veterinary Clinic LLC is a general family practice for your "other" family members. The services we offer are focused on keeping you and your pets healthy. Thereby adhering to our mission of enhancing the quality and quantity of life for our patients, and our clients.
We pledge to quickly and openly offer referral to veterinary specialists when it is in the best interest of the patient and client.
I am an Ashtabula County native. My family has been here since the 1800’s. They came here to farm and raise their families in the beautiful wooded North Country of Ohio. After graduating from The Ohio State University, College of Veterinary Medicine in 1978 I decided that my ancestors had the right idea and I too returned home to raise a family and practice veterinary medicine.
Hi! My name is Dr. Diane Veale. I grew up in Broadview Heights, Ohio south of Cleveland. After receiving a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from The Ohio State University, I attended the Ohio State College of Veterinary Medicine and graduated in 1986. I spent three years working at a farm/small animal practice south of Pittsburgh before escaping from Steelers/Panthers territory and returning to Browns/Buckeyes territory. In 1989, I married Mike Hiener, an Ohio State graduate from Marietta, Ohio, and we moved to the Cleveland area. We eventually settled down in Ashtabula County when I joined the Country Doctor team in 1995.
My name is Marla Hall. I have been practicing veterinary medicine for 7 years. My family consist of my two daughters, Anjolene who is 3 years old, Emma who is 8 months old, and our family of three rescue dogs. Mia is a 10-year-old 'coconut retriever' who was born under my roommate's bed in vet school in St. Kitts. Stella is a 4-year-old pit bull whose mother died giving birth and her to was close to death when her owners could no longer take care of her. Dutch is a 1-year-old American Bull - Pit mix that came from the streets of downtown Cleveland.
My name is Dr. Melanie Richards. I am an Ashtabula native who graduated from Edgewood High School. During high school, I started shadowing at Country Doctor as part of the Ashtabula Education Service Center Mentorship Experience. I guess they liked me here, because they kept me around. I worked as an assistant through undergrad and veterinary school. In between I earned my bachelor’s degree in Biology and Chemistry form Lake Erie College. I was also president of IDA (our dressage riding team) and a tutor for Organic Chemistry. After graduating from The Ohio State University 8 long years later, I came back to work here as an associate veterinarian. I am fortunate to work in all four of our fantastic clinics with all of our amazing team members.
Hello, I'm Ashley, Country Doctor has been my home-away-from-home for the last 13 years! I am forever grateful to Dr. Curie and Dr. Veale for the opportunity to be a part of it all. The amazing co-workers, amazing clients and even more amazing patients are the real reason I have the love and dedication that I have for The Country Doctor. This is an amazing field to pursue if you have that special love for animals that all of us here share. I've actually been attending online classes through Cedar Valley and Penn Foster since 2007. It's been a challenge juggling career, work and family, but I am determined! I will earn my associate's degree as a licensed veterinary technician and continue being a valuable asset to the Country Doctor.
Hello, I'm Carly. I am one of the veterinary assistants here at Country Doctor. I have been here for 13 years. It is great to have a position that gives me such an opportunity to continually expand my knowledge and skills. I am so thankful that I have a career that allows me to care for animals.
Hello, I'm Sarah and I am one of the veterinary assistants here at Country Doctor Team. I've been here for 7 years. I was born and raised in Ashtabula, and in 2002 I moved to Fort Myers Florida. I spent ten years there before moving back in 2012 to be closer to my family. I'm currently taking online classes to obtain my Associates Degree in Veterinary Technology and will graduate in just a few years.
Hello, I am Missy. I joined the amazing team at Country Doctor in July of 2015. I am a graduate of Conneaut High School and I also attended Great Lakes Institute of Technology where I graduated with honors in 2012 from their Veterinary Assistant program. I was born and raised in Conneaut. I enjoy being by the lake and love to spend as much time as I can jet skiing or at the beach with my two dogs, Beaux and Baxter. I also have 6 cats, a bunny, and fish. They all keep me pretty busy when I am not at work.
I look forward to meeting you and your pets!
Hello, I'm Sierra, I am one of the veterinary assistants here at Country Doctor. I was born and raised in Dorset and attended Ashtabula County Technical and Career campus during my junior and senior year for Small Animal Care. I am currently attending an online school to further my education and become a Veterinary Technician. I have always had a passion for animals, growing up I spent a lot of time at a family friends' farm and my family has always had dogs. I currently have a Dalmatian named 'Cinder'. I enjoy horseback riding and working on my truck when ever I have free time.
I look forward to meeting you!
Hi, I'm Karen, and I am so excited to be part of the Country Doctor family. I am from West Springfield, PA., and have had the opportunity to work in the veterinary field for the past 30 years. The relationships with people and their pets and that special bond we all share with them continues to bring me the greatest joy! I share my life with a very special Aussie, 'River'. She enriches my life in more ways than I can know. I am truly blessed!
I look forward to getting to know you and your 'family', so come on in to Country Doctor, and share a story (or two!). I'd love it!
They were super friendly. Great with my pets, a bit pricey though
I run a local shelter in town, Dr. Curry along with colleagues and staff are so very helpful and knowable . Your four legged friends are in good hands at Country Doctors.
The staff really care about your furr babies.
The best veterinarian I have ever been to check them out!!
They are kind a and and good with your pets I like the way they treat them and they work with you
Been coming here to care for my pets for 25 years. The best vets around, such a caring and loving people.
Our vet was at a conference and unfortunately didn't leave a recommended vet to use when my cat suddenly stopped eating and acting funny. Trusted online reviews and went to this one and glad we did! They are caring, compassionate, knowledgeable and professional and quickly (and accurately) diagnosed my cat as having the same unusual problem she'd had just 10 months prior. Wonderful experience. They love animals and people and it shows in everything they do....
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