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.

  • 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.

  • Brittney

    Brittney is a 2018 graduate of River View High School and resides in Warsaw.  She started at A 1 Kennel Care about 2 years ago and now you can find her at our clinic.  Brittney has a kitten named Mittens.  She is looking forward to meeting you and your furry family.

  • Kathryn

    Kat grew up on a farm in Utica and graduated high school in 2006.  She earned her Veterinary Technician degree from Bradford School.  She has been an RVT for several years.  She resides in Trinway with her husband, son, and 3 dogs.  She has a passion for the field and is very excited to meet your fur babies.

  • Josie Hill

    Josie is a 2019 graduate of Coshocton High School.  Josie is now a receptionist at the clinic and kennel manager. She has three dogs and a rabbit that she loves to spend time with.  She is looking forward to meeting you and taking care of your fur family.