VCA Findlay Animal Care Center

Veterinary Support

  • Technician Supervisor

    Katie Field
    Veterinary Tech School: Stautzenberger College
    School: University of Findlay, Bachelor of Science in Biology and Pre-Veterinary Medicine

    Katie came to FACC in July of 2000 as a kennel assistant while earning her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Pre-Veterinary Medicine at the University of Findlay.  After graduating from U of F in 2003, she pursued her Associates in applied science veterinary technology degree at Stautzenberger College while working as a receptionist and veterinary assistant at the clinic.  She graduated in 2005 and was moved into the position of head vet tech.  Katie is currently a member of the OAVT, volunteers with the Hancock County Humane Society, and has been a volunteer foster home for the Greater Ohio Boxer Rescue. 

    Katie's niche is in client education and she enjoys any opportunity to teach someone something new.  She also enjoys continuing her education in veterinary toxicology and dermatology.

    Katie married her high school sweetheart, Shaun in 2003 and together they have a son, Austin and Carmen, an English Cocker Spaniel.

    In her spare time, Katie enjoys running, reading, volunteering with Austin's school, spending time with her family and OSU football.  She also has completed her first half marathon!

  • Registered Veterinary Technician

    Danielle Schloemp
    Veterinary Tech School: Stautzenberger

    Danielle came home to us in October 2014 after a 3 year stint in Columbus.  She had originally joined our Care Center family in 2006 and we are glad to have her back!  Danielle is a Healing Touch for Animals Practitioner utilizing energy medicine and essential oils.  She is also interested in positive behavior training and feline medicine, especially urinary problems and nutrition.

    Along with her husband Dustin and baby boy Winston, Danielle's family includes Charlie, a Pointer mix, Powder Puff Chinese Cresteds Sadie, Wyatt and Zoom, Maine Coone Cat Guiness and Domestic Short-haired Cat Sniper.

    Danielle enjoys hiking, camping, gardening and cooking.

  • Technician

    Chelsie Hackworth
    Veterinary Tech School: Brown Mackie

    Chelsie joined our Care Center staff in June 2013 and has an interest in Diagnostics, specifically in Laboratory Procedures and Parasitology.  She enjoys reading, basketball and horseback riding.  Chelsie and her husband Ryan enjoy a fur family including Duke a Saint Bernard, Tater a Shepherd Mix and Mimi a Domestic Shorthaired cat with an intention tremor that she adopted here at the Care Center.  Chelsea also has J.C. an American Quarterhorse Paint gelding.

  • Behavior Consultant

    Melissa Weaver

    Melissa is our certified instructor and dog trainer.  She has worked training a variety of dogs including: pet dogs, sled dogs, and guide dogs for the blind.  Melissa graduated with a double degree in both Zoology and Psychology and came to us in January 2010 after returning from training guide dogs in the United Kingdom.

    Melissa is the founder of Lodestar - Guiding Angels for the Blind, a non-profit organization promoting independence, confidence, self-esteem, and positive social support for children who are blind and visually impaired.


Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency during normal business hours, please call us immediately. If you have an emergency outside of our normal business hours, please contact a local emergency animal hospital.