VCA Sawmill Animal Hospital

Veterinary Support

  • Technician Supervisor

    Darcy Merrell Skaggs
    Veterinary Tech School: Columbus State

    Darcy Merrell is our Technical Supervisor and a Registered Vet Tech. She has a rescued Beagle named "Betty", a Mix named "Butch" and a Whippet "Phyllis." She has special interests in monitoring anesthesia, emergencies, placing IV catheters, and laser surgery.

  • Registered Veterinary Technician

    Kelly Guthrie
    Veterinary Tech School: Columbus State
    School: The Ohio State University, Psychology

    Kelly has been employed here for 13 years and has been a registered technician for 11 years. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, movies, shopping and her boxers Bruno and Bronx.

  • Registered Veterinary Technician

    Arielle Lucius
    Veterinary Tech School: The Bradford School

    Arielle has been a Registered Technician for four years and has a special interest in emgergency medicine.  She has one cat named "Sally".  Arielle's other interests include gardening, fishing, church activities, and she is a huge Ohio State Buckeye Fan.

  • Registered Veterinary Technician

    Fayth McAninch
    Veterinary Tech School: The Vet Tech Institute at Bradford Schools
    School: Wittenberg University, Bachelor of Science in Biology

    Fayth is a registered vet tech, and has a passion for laboratory diagnostics and radiology.  She has a labrador retreiver named "Jackie," and two russian blue cats.  In her free time she enjoys watching movies, scrapbooking, and spending time with her husband and pets.

  • Registered Veterinary Technician

    Sally Harp
    Veterinary Tech School: Columbus State

    Sally is one of our Registered Vet Techs and our head Physical Rehabilitiation Technician. She attended the University of Tennessee for her canine physical rehabilitation certification. She has a boarder collie dog, 5 cats, and reptiles of many different sizes and shapes.

  • Registered Veterinary Technician

    Adrienne Varrato
    Veterinary Tech School: Columbus State

    Adrienne is one of our Registered Vet Techs. She enjoys nursing care of the animals and monitoring anesthesia during surgical procedures. She has a german shepard mix named "Angel" and several barn cats that live at her parents home. She also enjoys pet sitting, scrapbooking, walking her dog and spending time with family and friends.

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Cheryl Clark
    School: Northwest Career Center

    Cheryl has 20+ years experience in the veterinary field. Cheryl has a passion for special needs animals and has helped many throughout her career. Outside of work she takes care of her 4 children (Three daughters and 1 son). She also enjoys going to concerts, being with family and friends and eating pizza.  While at work, Cheryl excels in working with feral cats and scared animals.  Outside of work, Cheryl keeps busy with Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts, church, family and a good rock show every now and then.

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Molly Peters
    School: The Ohio State University, Education

    Molly is one of our vet assistant. She specializes in patient care and comfort. Jack Russell dogs are her breed of choice. She has a 9 year old Jack Russell named "Wylie" and many other animals.


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, please call us immediately. If it is after hours, please contact one of the following nearby emergency care clinics.

Medvet: 614-846-5800 | 300 East Wilson Bridge Road, Worthington, Ohio 43085

OSU Veterinary Medical Center: 614-292-3551 | 601 Vernon L Tharp Street, Columbus, Ohio 43210