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

  • Introducing Dr. Christine Hadley. A 2013 graduate of Michigan State University. She is married with one dog, one cat and many chickens. Her interests include many areas of veterinary medicine and supporting the human-animal bond. She enjoys hiking, cross country skiing, camping and spending time with family.

    Dr. Christine Hadley

  • Dr. Andrea Carlson joined us in January 2018. She is a 2010 graduate of the Wisconsin-Madison school of veterinary medicine. Her professional interests include internal and geriatric medicine. She is married with two sons, they have a dog, and a turtle. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, biking, camping, gardening, attending concerts, playing board games and cooking.

    Dr. Andrea Carlson

  • Client Care Representatives

  • 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

  • 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 dog, a cat and several birds and fish. She loves to travel with her family and be outdoors, and her weakness is ice cream!

    Michelle

  • Dani started with Animal Hospital January 18, 2017. She has an Associates of Arts degree from Lakeland Community College. She has always had a passion for animals, she has had cats her whole life along with several gerbils, hamsters and fish. Currently she has a cat, Snowball, an axolotl, Rosie and a hairless guinea pig named Edgar.  She enjoys playing guitar, hiking and cooking.

    Dani

  • Kristy joined us in July of 2017. She has two dogs, Juno and Archie. In her spare time she enjoys karaoke and eating. She is currently pursuing a degree in graphic design.

    Kristy

  • Lauren joined AHI in May 2017. She is married with a beautiful baby girl. She has four adorable cats and a dog named Coco. She enjoys reading, cooking and being with her family.

    Lauren

  • Kayla joined us May 15, 2018 as a client care representative. She has one cat, Boots. In her spare time she enjoys hunting, fishing and camping. She enjoys being outdoors, riding dirt bikes and spending time with her family and friends.

    Kayla

  • Aubri joined Animal Hospital in June 2018 as a client care representative. She is married and has 2 dogs, Alex and Sara. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, working in the yard and spending time with her furry and non furry family. She also enjoys art and tennis.

    Aubri

  • In-Patient Care / Surgery

  • Nikkie joined us August 31, 2015.  She is married with 2 boys. She has one dog Molly, and three cats Neno, Tiburcio and Theodore. She enjoys reading fiction novels and hiking in the metroparks. She is an RVT through Stautzenberger College, and leads our surgical team daily.

    Nikole

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

    Deborah

  • Jennifer joined us in May 2017. She became an RVT in 2015 through the Vet Tech Institute at Bradford. She has two chinchillas named Hermes and Morpheus. She enjoys volunteering at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo and being a member of the Cleveland chapter of the American Association of Zookeepers. She has a great interest in learning more about exotic medicine.

    Jennifer

  • Amanda joined us July 2017. She has 2 cats, Boomer and Meatball. In her spare time she enjoys reading, going to concerts, traveling, hiking and baking.

    Amanda

  • Jennifer has been with AHI since February 7, 2005. She is married and has 4 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Erin joined our AHI family in December of 2017. She has one dog, Dizzy, an Australian Kelpie. She enjoys dressage and rock climbing in her spare time. Her special interests include surgery and laboratory skills.

    Erin

  • Shelby joined us in February 2018 as a treatment technician. She has two dogs, Ace and Ruby and 3 cats, Hypurr, Moostache, and Chevron. In her spare time she enjoys taking her cats to the beach and going on walks with her dogs. She enjoys being outside and going to Cedar Point and Go Ape.

    Shelby

  • Jessica joined AHI in April 2018, she went to school for companion animal care and found a passion for dog training. She has a special interest in service dogs and surgery. She has 4 cats of her own, Moose, Mini, Fish, Bean and one bunny, Babe. In her spare time time she enjoys painting and baking.

    Jessica

  • Pharmacy

  • 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

  • Out-Patient Care

  • 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

  • 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

  • Kayla just joined Animal Hospital on March 20, 2017. She graduated high school a year early while getting her first year of college done at the same time! She is very interested in learning all about cars. She loves to read, travel and spending time with loved ones.

    Kayla

  • Keirsten joined us in June 2017. She has six cats, Starfire, Ghost, Spade, Luna, Kitten and Gandalf and two dogs, PJ and Pudge. In her spare time she enjoys reading, walking her cat Spade and her dogs and camping.

    Keirsten

  • Jess joined AHI in July 2017. She is married and has 4 dogs and 3 cats. She is originally from Ohio but recently moved back from Texas.  In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends and reading.

    Jess

  • Caitlin joined us November 7, 2017. She has one dog, Bennie, a cock-a-poo and Tilly, an African fat-tailed gecko. She enjoys spending time with her family, friends, boyfriend, and being outdoors. She graduated from BGSU with a BA in telecommunications. She is very passionate about all animals and is looking forward to working here at AHI.

    Caitlin

  • Carly joined AHI in February 2018 as a scribe. She has a boxer named Chuck, 2 cats Mylo and Makai and 1 betta fish named Blue. In her spare time she enjoys taking Chuck to parks and on hikes, cooking and hanging out with her friends. Her special interests include cosmetology and special needs pets.

    Carly

  • Georgia joined Animal Hospital in June 2018 as a veterinary scribe. She has 2 cats, Meadow and Roscoe. In her spare time she enjoys hiking and cooking.

    Georgia

  • Resort Staff

  • Michelle joined Animal Hospital September 2015.  She has three dogs named Eddie, Brooklyn and Howie 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. 

    Michelle

  •  Lisa joined us September 2017. She is married with 3 children. She has 4 dogs, Toby, Phoebe, Remy and Hobbs. She also has 4 cats and 4 birds. In her spare time she enjoys reading, learning to play the piano and spending time with her family. She has a special interest in rescuing, especially pugs.

    Lisa

  • Katie has been apart of the AHI family since January 27, 2014.  She has 4 labradors- Titan, Opie, Otis and Hercules. She enjoys baking and running.

    Katie

  • Elizabeth joined AHI in August 2017. She has two children and two dogs, Jake and Abby. In her spare time she enjoys donating to local shelters and spreading traumatic brain injury awareness. She also just recently started the process of fostering dogs.

    Elizabeth

  • Evan joined Animal Hospital July 2017. She has 2 dogs, Muddy and Barnaby, and one cat at home named Kiara. In her spare time she enjoys reading, writing and watching movies. She enjoys traveling and learning new things.

    Evan

  • Emily joined AHI April 13, 2018. She has one dog, Tucker, he is a beagle boxer mix. In her spare time she enjoys hiking with Tucker, photography, spending time with her parents and her older brothers and riding horses.

    Emily

  • Courtney joined us April 9, 2018. She has 3 dogs, Gizmo, Ava and Stella. She also has a bunny, Sunday, a hamster, Popcorn and Frank the fish. She enjoys being outdoors and spending time with her family and friends. She is interested in learning more about animals in general.

    Courtney

  • Jim joined us May 18, 2018. He has 2 dogs, Piper and Lily. In his free time he enjoys playing the guitar and running. His special interest is becoming a veterinarian at a zoo.

    Jim

  • 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

  • Administration

  • Kelli joined Animal Hospital Inc. in 1998. She is married and has two children, two beagles, and two turkeys. 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

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

    Mary

    Hiring and Inventory Assistant

  • 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

  • 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 spending time with her family.

    Kathryn

    Practice Manager

  • Doctors

  • Client Care Representatives

  • In-Patient Care / Surgery

  • Out-Patient Care

  • Pharmacy

  • Luxury Boarding Staff

  • Groomers

  • Administration