Our knowledgeable staff has over 50 collective years of animal care experience. We are dedicated in providing your pet with compassionate and high quality health care. The years of experience have allowed all staff members to be familiar with each aspect of hospital operations. Please feel comfortable addressing questions to each and all of the North Canton Veterinary Clinic staff and take a few minutes to learn more about us with the following biographies.
Denise is our most seasoned staff member starting as a veterinary assistant in March of 1992. Her biology and medical technology classes at Bowling Green along with her vast experience with her own animals (she currently has four cats and a dog) has built the foundation for her career at NCVC. She also serves the practice as our human dictionary, encyclopedia and spell check. Outside of the practice, Denise enjoys swimming, fishing and spending time with her grandson. An avid Browns and Cavs fan she shares the frustration of all Ohio sports fan.
After attending classes at Kent State Stark, Sharon began her career at NCVC in November of 1993 as a veterinary assistant. When phoning the clinic, it is often Sharon’s voice that you will hear first. A passionate cook, she enjoys her time in the kitchen trying new and different foods. We are fortunate to be the taste testers of some of those treats. She shares her home with her husband and her two cats Diva and Putter. Sharon enjoys gardening, golfing, traveling, playing cards and is the proud grandmother of five grandchildren.
Dasha began her work in the veterinary field in 2000. She joined the staff at NCVC in October 2003 while attending classes at Cuyahoga Community College. She graduated the following May receiving her Associates Degree and passing her licensing exam to become a Registered Veterinary Technician. She shares her home with her husband, two sons, one dog, three cats, and a tank of fish.
January of 2005 brought Angie and her varied animal experience to NCVC. Her fifteen plus years in the field of veterinary medicine have included companion animal, exotics and working at an emergency veterinary clinic. Time at home is spent with her husband and daughter and the family enjoys fishing, softball, and being active with 4H. The household is kept lively with her two dogs, one cat, 15+ chickens, and tank of fish.
Ashley joined the practice in August of 2010. She received her Veterinary Assistant certificate from the North Coast Training Academy in 2008 and has honed her nursing skills as an aide working in an assisted living home in previous years. She loves to read, listen to music, garden, and other outdoor activities. Ashley enjoys spending time with her husband and two boys as well as her four cats, two mutts(Jack & Maya), and a pair of gerbils.
Annette is the newest vet tech in the practice. She graduated May of 2017 with her Associate's Degree in Veterinary Technology which allowed her to become a Registered Veterinary Technician. Her family consists of 3 dogs, one cat, and two horses named Waylon and Jessi. Her hobbies include playing/coaching volleyball, reading, horseback riding, and numerous other outdoor activities.
Taylor attends RG Drage while taking classes for animal science and was hired in fall of 2018. Though she graduates this year, her goal for the future is to attend Kent State to become a Registered Veterinary Technician. Taylor currently resides on her family’s farm with a number of animals which include; 1 dog named Bo, 3 cats, ducks, and 30+ chickens! When not at work or school, Taylor likes to draw, read, and go horseback riding along with other outdoor activities.
Melissa came to us fall of 2018 as one of our veterinary assistants. She graduated from Hoover High School in 2011 and currently resides in Hartville with her husband, daughter and their five dogs. Things she likes to do in her free time are going to the dog park with her larger dogs (Zula and Lug), playing piano and guitar, baking goods, and going for a good run.
Brianna came to us from RG Drage in the fall of 2018. While also attending high school, she is also taking classes for animal science and will be furthering her education with Kent State University this coming fall of 2019 to become a Registered Veterinary Technician. She currently shares her family home with 1 cat (Maggie), 2 dogs (Buddy & Riley), and her two baby pygmy goats Rosalie and Coralie. Her hobbies include anything outdoorsy like Hunting and fishing, going out with friends, listening to music, and she loves to travel.