Caring is our business

Caring is our business

We’re made up of animal experts, owners, and lovers, and we take the needs of your pets as seriously as we do with our own.

We’re made up of animal experts, owners, and lovers, and we take the needs of your pets as seriously as we do with our own.

  • Doctors

  • A 1986 graduate of The Ohio State University and co-owner of Animal Hospital, Inc. He is married, the father of three children, and has both cats and dogs. Dr. Murray’s hobbies include snow skiing, physical fitness, road biking and playing the bagpipes.  He is on the board of directors of the Willoughby Rotary and is a member of the Willoughby Black Sheep Pipes and Drum band.

    Dr. Scott Murray

    Co-owner

  • A 1986 graduate of The Ohio State University who grew up in Cleveland, Dr. Dennis has been co-owner of Animal Hospital Inc. since 1991. She is the mother of three young adults, and enjoys perennial gardening and training and showing her adorable Corgis.

    Dr. Debbie Dennis

    Co-owner

  • A 1999 graduate of The Ohio State University, Dr Barnhizer began practice at AHI that same year. Raised in Bainbridge, Dr. Barnhizer is married with two children and has many cats and dogs (and two horses!). Her professional interest include; ophthalmology and ultrasound. She is an accomplished competitive amateur dressage rider, and in her spare time enjoys dancing, hiking, and spending time with her family.

    Dr. Megan Barnhizer

  • A 2007 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Johnston joined Animal Hospital Inc. in 2008. Her professional interests include internal medicine & exotic species medicine, especially regarding sugar gliders. She is married with two daughters & has two dogs & two cats.. In her spare time she enjoys running & hiking with her husband.

    Dr. Jennifer Drake Johnston

  • Client Care Representatives

  • Ali joined us March 6, 2006.  She is married with 2 beautiful daughters.  She has 3 dogs; The Gooch, Rebel and Beau and 2 cats Oscar and Sassy Pants. She enjoys spending time with her family and raising Down Syndrome Awareness.

    Ali

  • Bethany joined our AHI family, May 18, 2009.  She is married and has 2 Australian cattle dogs, Dipper and Daisy Mae. She enjoys doing agility with Daisy and camping, fishing and hiking with her Husband.

    Bethany

  • Janet joined the AHI family March 21, 2005.  She is married and has 2 children, 2 cats and a dog. She enjoys photography, playing the bass and watching her kids’ extracurricular activities.

    Janet

  • Michelle is an Registered Veterinary Technician and has been with AHI since July 28, 1996.  She graduated from Columbus State University. She is married and has 3 children. She has 2 dogs, a cat and several birds and fish. She loves to travel with her family and be outdoors, and her weakness is ice cream!

    Michelle

  • Janet joined AHI September 19, 2011.  She lives with her fiancé and their four legged children; Tigger, Toby, Genevieve and Jet.  She enjoys relaxing at home, reading and gardening in her spare time.

    Janet

  • Alyson joined the AHI family February 18, 2013.  She shares her time at AHI with Out Patient Care, Pharmacy Technician as well as being a Client Care Representative. She enjoys foster kittens, going to the movies with her God Daughter and going to the salon.

    Alyson

  • Kristal joined us February 20, 2013.  She has one dog Lyla.  She enjoys spoiling her, riding motorcycles and traveling.

    Kristal

  • Sabrina joined the AHI family May 10, 2013.  She has 2 sisters and 2 dogs, Maci and Hope. She enjoys photography, refurbishing furniture and doing search and rescue.

    Sabrina

  • Katie has been apart of the AHI family since January 27, 2014.  She has 3 labradors- Titan, Opie, and Hercules. She enjoys baking and running.

    Katie

  • Deb joined Animal Hospital July 2016.  In her spare time, she enjoys making jewelry, and spending time with her Husband and four legged kids, Meesha, Cody and Odin.

    Deb

  • Mary joined our staff November 2016.  She enjoys spending time with her family and puppy,  Zoey.   

    Mary

  • In-Patient Care / Surgery

  • Joined us September 1, 2005.  She is married, has a daughter named Ashley and an adorable grandbaby!  She has one dog, Samantha and two cats; Salem and Grey Grey.  In her spare time, Deb enjoys hiking, camping, fishing, cycling, swimming and snuggling with her pets.

    Deborah

  • Jayne joined the AHI family April, 2016 as registered veterinary technician.  Jane enjoys competing in dog agility trials with her three labs; Sam, Stinger and Sonar. She also enjoys spending time with her Husband, working in her greenhouse and gardening. 

    Jayne

  • Shelley has been with AHI since March 19, 1997.  She has a wonderful family included many nieces and nephews, and three cats named Josie, Dozer and Ruby.  She enjoys running, spending time with her family and continues her care for animals into her down time by helping those in her community.

    Shelley

  • Jennifer has been with AHI since February 7, 2005. She is married and has 3 dogs, 1 cat and 2 rabbits. She enjoys running and horseback riding. She is currently enrolled in school to become a registered veterinary technician.

     

    Jennifer

  • Megan joined us February 4, 2013.  as a recent RVT graduate of Stautzenberger College. She has Tucker, a rescue German shepherd and a rescue kitty, Sven. She enjoys reading, hiking, refurbishing furniture and cooking. She has a special interest in Schutzhand training, military and working dogs.

    Megan

  • Kim joined Animal Hospital May, 2016.  She is a recent graduate of Stautzenberger College as a Registered Veterinary Technican.  She has three grown children, enjoys spending time with her husband, dogs and cats as well as primitive camping and hiking up in the mountains.

    Kim

  • Nikkie joined us August 31, 2015.  She is married with 2 boys, ages 6 and 4. She has one dog Molly, a cat Neno and Shirley a lab mouse. She enjoys reading fiction novels and hiking in the metroparks. She recently became an RVT through Stautzenberger College, with aspirations to specialize in surgery or emergency and critical care.

    Nikole

  • Visit our employment page now and learn about our new in-patient care position as a Hospital Assistant!

    This could be you!

  • Pharmacy

  • Theresa is an RVT and started her career at AHI December 3, 2001.  After a few different roles in the Hospital, she is currently our Hospital Pharmacy Manager.  She is married with two wonderful children, Alivia and Garrett, a rescue dog named Winston and two guinea pigs.  She enjoys reading, spending time with her family, running and rescuing senior golden retrievers.

    Theresa

  • Out-Patient Care

  • Bianca has been with AHI since June 3, 2011.  She has a fiancé named Ben and a beautiful daughter named Aubrey.  Her family is also completed by her dog Ferris and her four cats; Parker, Promise, Olive and Stoli.  She enjoys fostering kittens, working with her 1+works team and spending time with her daughter.

    Bianca

  • Has been with AHI since August 18, 1994. She is a certified canine massage practitioner & an AKC Canine Good Citizen evaluator. She is a member of the Doberman Pinscher Club of America & The United Schutzhund Club of America.  She enjoys training & show dogs, motor sports racing & gardening.  She & her husband share their lives with their three magnificent Dobermans.

    Kitten

  • Alana joined us November 8, 2001. She has an adorable daughter, Lyla, a dog, Fredo and a dove, Sammy. She enjoys painting and reading.

    Alana

  • Tiffany has been with AHI since December 23, 2002.  She is married and has a beautiful daughter, 4 dogs, 4 cats, various farm animals, exotics, reptiles and pocket pets. She enjoys farming, saltwater reef tanks and breeding registered dwarf goats. She has a special interest in exotic animal health and husbandry.

    Tiffany

  • Emily started her time with AHI November 10, 2015.   She enjoys time with her Mom, Dad, four sisters, two brothers and numerous nieces and nephews.  She has a wonderful mix of pets including a dog, three cats, a ball python,  tarantulas and assassin bugs.  In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, reading, photography, film, sports, hula-hooping and local dining and culture. Her professional interests include animal rights, wildlife, conservation and preservation and she is an advocate for pet adoption.

    Emily

  • Luxury Boarding Staff

  • Ashley started AHI June 29, 2007.  She is married and has a handsome son and a beautiful daughter!  Her family is completed by her dog, Brutus, and her three cats; Snickel Fritz, Loki and Leo.  She enjoys spending time with her children, cosmetology and country music concerts.

    Ashley

  • Nicole joined the AHI family December 19, 2011  is married and has an adorable daughter, Kiley, and Bernese mountain dog named Layla. She enjoys interior decorating, movies and spending time with her daughter and Husband.

    Nicole

  • Amanda joined AHI February 4, 2014 with her two dogs. She has a B.A. in Environmental studies from Hiram College and is currently pursing a M.A. in Biology from Miami University.  In her free time, she enjoys hiking, photography, reading and travel.  She has special professional interests in animal behavior, conservation and primatology.

    Amanda

  • Michelle joined Animal Hospital September 2015.  She Has two dogs named Eddie and Brooklyn; a Chinchilla named Lilly and a love bird named Jacob.  She enjoys spending time with her family including her mom, dad, brother, sister in law and nephew as well as drawing, sketching and sports.  Her professional interests include aspirating to be a Veterinary Scribe with Animal Hospital.

    Michelle

  • Jarrett joined AHI September 2, 2014.  He has a son named Sevin, a border collie, two snakes and a bearded dragon.  He enjoys spending time with his family, playing sports, and video games.  He loves exotic pets, Ohio State football and follows the NFL, NBA and MLB very closely.

    Jarret

  • Kayla joined our AHI family May 2016 with her four cats and two dogs.  She will join us each break she has from The University of Findlay as she pursues her Bachelor of Science in Animal Science/Pre-Vet.  When Kayla is not with us here at AHI she is active in many different clubs and programs at school to support her degree. She also volunteers at a local Humane Society.

    Kayla

  • Emily joined AHI May 2016.  She will join us each break she has from The University of Findlay as she pursues her Bachelor of Science degree.  Emily has 2 cats, a newfoundland and a brand new cocker spaniel puppy!  She enjoys equine care and would like to work in equine management. 

    Emily

  • Karissa joined our team May 2016.  She has 3 rats, 3 gerbils and a beta fish.  She enjoys working with horses and volunteering at her local humane society. 

    Karissa

  • Morgan joined our AHI family in May this year.  She is a 2016 graduate of Malone University with a bachelors in Zoo and Wildlife Biology.   She has worked for the Indianapolis Zoo, SeaWorld in Orlando, and the Greater Cleveland Aquarium.  Most recently, for Healing Waters Canine Experience.

    Morgan

  • Visit our employment page today for details on how you could become our next Pet Care Representative.

    This could be you!

  • Groomers

  • Nora joined us November 15, 2007.  She is married with 2 children and has 2 dogs. She enjoys cooking and getting her kids to eat healthy foods!

    Nora

  • Jan joined us March 1, 2012.  She has 2 adult daughters, 3 grandchildren and 2 dogs. She enjoys gardening and watching and cheering on Cleveland sports teams.

    Jan

  • Jacquie joined AHI  September 21, 2009.  She has 2 fur babies, Mario and Coco. She enjoys churning homemade ice cream.

    Jacquie

    Grooming Assistant

  • Administration

  • Kelli joined Animal Hospital Inc. in 1998. She is married and has two children, two beagles, two turkeys, and a cat. Kelli has a certificate In Veterinary Practice Administration from Purdue University and from Patterson University’s Veterinary Management Institute. In her spare time she enjoys spending time outdoors and with her family.

    Kelli Sue Kerwin, CVPM

    Hospital Administrator

  • Renee joined Animal Hospital March 1, 1999.  Renee enjoys spending time with her family which includes her two sisters, brother, 2 nieces and her nephew.  She also enjoys reading, cross stitching, and collecting anything Wizard of Oz. She also has an adorable cat named Babes!

    Renee

    Executive Assistant

  • Kathryn has been with the AHI family since September 20, 2004.  She is married and has 2 handsome sons and a dog named Hobbes. She enjoys running, reading and continuing to grow her non-profit, Joggin’ for the Noggin’ a 5k she directs & co-founded to raise awareness for brain cancer and raise funds for brain cancer research.

    Kathryn

    Practice Manager

  • Doctors

  • Client Care Representatives

  • In-Patient Care / Surgery

  • Out-Patient Care

  • Pharmacy

  • Luxury Boarding Staff

  • Groomers

  • Administration