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Meet Our Team

  • Dr.
    Jeff Poland

    Dr. Jeff Poland graduated from Coshocton High School in 1975 and then went to The Ohio State University for his microbiology degree. He accepted early admission into the OSU College of Veterinary Medicine and graduated in 1982. His interests include surgery and one on one communication with his clients.He is married and has two grown children, one dog named Macy, two cats named BeeBee and Fozie, and has had sheep and hogs on their small farm. His wife is always helpful with the office and was instrumental in starting A-1 Vet Care.


  • Dr.
    Ed Hayes
    Dr. Ed Hayes graduated from Miami University and then completed his doctorate at The Ohio State University. He is camera shy so he asked not to have his picture on the web page. To see Dr. Hayes, just stop by and say 'Hello'.
    He is married and has two sons which keep his wife and him very busy. He enjoys watching and interacting with wildlife. He used to live in the city but him and his wife enjoy the country immensely.
    He has dogs and cats which roam the house and he used to have a guinea pig.

  • Andrea

    Andrea studied to be a veterinary assistant through Ashworth College. She has three dogs. A Saint Bernard, a Basset Hound and a Mixed Breed. Her favorite thing to do with her pets is go to the park. She has always loved to be around animals and look forward to meeting you and your pets! 


  • Brittany

    Brittany lives on a grain and hog farm with her husband. She enjoys jumping horses and spending time swimming with her dog. She's also a recent graduate from Kent State University in veterinary technology


  • Mary

    Mary and her husband live in West Lafayette. They have a cat Cappachino and a lab/boxer mix named Lucky who rules the house. Their daughter is attending college in southern Ohio. She has a puppy (their Grandpuppy) Paisley which they enjoy immensely. She is looking forward to meeting you and your loved ones.

  • Teresa

    Teresa has been with A-1 Vet Care over 26 years and usually can be found talking with customers on the phone or in person. She and her husband enjoy their family farm raising crops and beef cattle. Her cat Smoke gets to run the house. Although their son lives near Granville, they enjoy their grandsons and a grand dog and cat. She hopes you will visit A-1 Vet Care so she can meet you.






  • Kylie

    Bio coming soon...

  • Cierra

    Cierra started her career working at A 1 Kennel Care while in high school. She has graduated from Kent State University as a VeterinaryTechnician.  She lives on a small farm with her husband and their new baby girl. Cierra has always had a passion for animals, especially her horses.  In her free time she enjoys being outdoors, fishing, and riding four wheelers with her family.