Wheelersburg Animal Hospital

                        Wheelersburg Animal Hospital is a full-service veterinary hospital offering excellence in animal care to Wheelersburg, OH and the surrounding areas of Portsmouth, Ohio, Ironton Ohio and Greenup, Kentucky. The compassionate veterinarians and staff at Wheelersburg Animal Hospital are dedicated to providing  the best possible medical, surgical, and dental care for their patients.   
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  • Mon, Wed: 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • Tue, Thu, Fri: 8:00am - 5:30pm
  • Sat: 8:00am - 12:30pm
  • Sun: Closed
  • After Hours ER: 1-800-887-2190
  • Dr. Aaron R. Myers, DVM

    Owner

    A 1995 graduate from The Ohio State University Dr. Myers started his career at Wheelersburg Animal Hospital. In 1999, Dr. Myers relocated to Nashville, TN and practiced at Goodlettsville Animal Hospital for 9 years. He returned to Southern Ohio in 2008. In spring 2009, Dr. Myers purchased Wheelersburg Animal Hospital. Dr. Myers currently resides in Oak Hill with his wife Libby, three children, Sophia, Cashe, and Demi, and his two dogs.

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1995
    Education:
    The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Dr. Leslie R. Martin, DVM

    Associate Veterinarian

    Dr. Leslie R. Martin is a 2000 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, and has been an Associate Veterinarian with Wheelersburg Animal Hospital since graduation.  Dr. Martin has dedicated her life to saving animals and understands the importance of the bond between people and their pets.

    In her spare time, she enjoys spending time outdoors.  She resides in Coal Grove with her son, Jagger, their two PitBulls (Isa and Guini), two Yorkies (Daphny and April) and their one-eyed Boston Terrier, Gunmar.  In addition, they also have two cats, "45" and Mimi (aka Mr. Mittens). 

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2000
    Education:
    The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Dr. Lindsay May, DVM

    Associate Veterinarian

    Dr. May attended Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in St. Kitts and completed her clinical year at The Ohio State University.  She joined the practice in February 2014.  She currently resides in Wheelersburg with her Silky Terrier, "Brinley".

    Years in Practice:
    Sep 18, 2014
    Education:
    Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Dr. Joseph Keeton, DVM

    Associate Veterinarian

    Dr. Joseph Keeton is a 2017 graduate of Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in St. Kitts, West Indies. He completed his clinical year at Louisiana State University. His veterinary related interests include companion animals, exotics, and wildlife medicine.  He resides in the Minford area with his wife, Rebekka, and dog, Petri.
    Years in Practice:
    Feb 20, 2017
  • Reva Ford

    Practice Manager
     
    Reva joined the Wheelersburg Animal Hospital staff in June 2014, but has been working in the field of veterinary medicine for 28 years.    Reva lives in Flatwoods, Ky with her husband, Mike, and their cat, "Celine" .  Reva and Mike have five grandchildren, Tristin, Blake, Alexandrea, Haylee and Charlie.  While Reva's interests include hiking, horseback riding, reading, and Apologetics, she has a particular fondness for organization, Christmas, Disney and travel....especially to Nashville to see her cousins.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1991
    Education:
    Bachelor of Art degree, Morehead State University, May 1991
  • Amber Shaw

    Senior Veterinary Technician

    Amber has worked at Wheelersburg Animal Hospital since 2012.  She has an Associate of Arts degree from the University of North Florida.  Go Ospreys!!!  She lives in Lucasville with her two Pit bulls, a clumsy goober named "Red", and "Ethel", who may or may not actually be the one in charge.  She also has the distinct honor of being one of our clinic cat "Hagrid"s favorite people.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2012
    Education:
    University of North Florida
  • Ashli LaPointe

    Head Customer Service Representative

    Ashli joined Wheelersburg Animal Hospital in September 2014.  Ashli grew up in Nottingham, New Hampshire and moved to Southern Ohio in 2011 to show her horse.  Ashli graduated from Ohio University Southern in 2013 from the Equine Studies Program.  Ashli currently resides in Franklin Furnace with her son Mason, her two dogs Axel and Gizmo, and her cat Blackjack.  In her spare time she enjoys spending time at the barn, hiking and going home to visit family in New Hampshire.

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 14, 2015
    Education:
    Equine Science, Ohio Universtiy
  • Levi Pullins

    Certified Veterinary Assistant

    Levi,  a certified Veterinary Assistant,  joined our Hospital in October of 2014.  Along with his years of experience with companion animals, Levi has also worked with large animals doing embryo transfer work.  Levi has 5 Siberian Huskies named Timber, Sven, Zeus, Terra and Koba.  In his free time, Levi enjoys backpacking, camping, playing computer games, and going to the gym.

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2013
    Education:
    Animal Behavior College graduate January 2014
  • Justin Pullins

    Head Customer Service Representative

    Justin has been with our WAH staff since September of 2015.  He has 5 Siberian Huskies named Koba, Timber, Sven, Zeus and Terra, as well as 2 chickens and 12 quail.  In his free time, Justin operates a photography business and his hobbies include backpacking, camping, traveling, sports and playing Pokemon.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2015
  • Bailey Pruitt

    Veterinary Technician

     My name is Bailey Michelle Pruitt, I am 27 years old, and I currently have two dogs, one cat, and one horse.  Kringle is a blonde Chihuahua, who is becoming an old grumpy man!  Tobias, my big-eared, brunette, Chihuahua, thinks he's ready to enter a greyhound derby!  "Lyra" is my fluffy chocolate tipped cat with a mustache, who happens to be partially blind, and completely adorable.  Pilgrim is my horse, and he is a Tennessee Walker and best secret keeper!    Since my graduation from the Bradford School in 2016, I have been with Wheelersburg Animal Hospital for going on three years.  In that time, my love for animals has grown more every day, and I look forward to helping you and your animal meet their needs!
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2016
    Education:
    The Bradford School
  • Jamie Johnson

    Customer Service Representative

    Jamie joined the staff at Wheelersburg Animal Hospital in July 2017.  Jamie lives in Rosemount with her husband, Heith, their soon to be four rambunctious boys-Gavin, Bradyn, Paxton and baby Leeth; dog- Remmi;  cats-Jeze and Sunny Nachos; as well as multiple rabbits and fish. Jamie and her family are very involved in their church, Newlife Fellowship Church.  Jamie looks forward to what her future holds at WAH. 
    Years in Practice:
    Sep 29, 2017
  • Kimberly Breech

    Veterinary Assistant

    KimBerly resides in Rarden, Ohio and is the mother of two adult sons.  In her spare time, Kimberly likes kayaking, reading and watching old movies.  Kimberly has been with WAH since August 2017, and looks forward to many more years.
    Years in Practice:
    May 23, 2018
  • Holly Bussler

    Licensed Veterinary Technician

    Holly is a graduate of The Vet Tech Institute where she received her associates in Veterinary Technology.  Holly lives in Portsmouth with her fiance, Jeremiah, their dog, "Sassy", and cat, "Clyde".  Holly enjoys fishing and spending time outside.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2016
    Education:
    Vet Tech Institute
  • Kayla Sammons

    Licensed Veterinary Technician

    Kayla is a Morehead State University graduate with her bachelors degree in Veterinary Technology.  Kayla became a licensed Veterinary Technician in 2018.  Kayla lives in Kentucky with her husband, Zayne.  She has two blue heelers, Piper and Phineas, and 1 hedgehog, Penny.  In her spare time she likes to hang out with her dogs, do anything outdoors, and take adventures with her husband.
    Years in Practice:
    Jun 08, 2018
    Education:
    Morehead State University
  • Tomorrow Burchett

    Veterinary Assistant

    Tomorrow married her high school sweet heart, Paul.  Tomorrow and Paul love God, are active members at the rock Church, and strive to be good parents to their beautiful, and smart,  8-year-old daughter, Zoey, who loves animals like her momma..  Tomorrow and her family have 2 senior dogs, 2 crazy cats,  are proud Browns fans, and share NB Tiger pride!

    Even though Tomorrow has only been at WAH for a year, she did come with 3 years prior experience working in the veterinary field. Tomorrow's love of animals continues to grow daily, as does her knowledge and skill level, thanks to the training, and patience, of her great co-workers.

    Tomorrow is thankful for the love and support her new WAH family shows her every day.


    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2014
  • Cheyenne Bellomy

    Veterinary Technician

    Cheyenne is a graduate of  Mountwest with an associates degree in Veterinary Technology.  She enjoys spending time outside, in the gym or with friends.  Cheyenne has three fur babies that stole her heart--Pip, Minnie, and Frankie.  Cheyenne also has a love of wildlife and reptiles and has added a Columbian boa, cresed gecko and Savannah monitor to her little "zoo'.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2016
    Education:
    Mountwest
  • Cody Lewis

    Veterinary Assistant

    Cody has a bachelors degree of natural science with a concentration in biomedical sciences, and has spent the last 3 years in the veterinary field.  Cody spends a lot of his free time outdoors hunting, hiking, and fishing with friends.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2016
  • Micah Kerns

    Receptionist

    Growing up in Franklin Furnace, Ohio, Micah received an Associates Degree in Applied Science from the Ohio University Southern.  Micah enjoys spending time with her family, especially her nieces's, Ellie and Emmelia Rose.  Micah joined our team in August of 2018, and is excited to see what her future holds at WAH.
    Years in Practice:
    Aug 21, 2018
    Education:
    Associates in Applied Science
  • Morgan Lahrmer

    Licensed Veterinary Technician

    Morgan is a graduate of the Vet Tech Institute at Bradford school, Columbus.  Morgan and her two cats, "Sammy" and "Keke", currently resides in Oak Hill.  When not at work, Morgan loves hanging out with family and watching her chickens (currently residing at her Grandpa's house).
    Years in Practice:
    Apr 04, 2019
  • Karley McKenzie

    Receptionist
    Karl rejoined our team in April of 2019.  She and her husband Andy currently share their home with 2 cats in charge--Kamia and Lewis, and a spoiled, goofy rescue dog named Cookie.  Soon Karley and Andy will be welcoming a new baby boy, Matthew Clyde, into their lives in October 2019!  Karl's hobbies include binge watching Friends over and over with her pets, spending time with friends, and naps by the pool.
    Years in Practice:
    Aug 06, 2019
  • Tonya Bradford

    Veterinary Assistant

    Tonya joined Wheelersburg Animal Hospital in April of 2019.  Tonya has over 13 years experience in the field of Veterinary Medicine as both a receptionist and assistant.  Having 8 cats, 2 dogs, rabbits, chickens, and a very large family, she's always on her toes!  Tonya currently resides in West Portsmouth where she was raised, and is excited about continuing a career with Wheelersburg Animal Hospital.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2006
  • Samantha Harper

    Veterinary Assistant

    Sam is the mother of two beautiful crazy kids, Chesney (14) and Cannon (7), a Great Pyrenees, "Oakley", and 6 cats--"Louis", "Fernanado", "Asher", "Bugsy", "Miss Kitty" and "Kitty Girl" . Sam's goal is to buy a farm and add more fur babies to her home.  Sam loves her babies, and life in general--she knows that she is blessed.
    Years in Practice:
    May 28, 2019
  • Crystal Ball

    Veterinary Assistant

    Crystal joined the Wheelersburg Animal Hospital staff July 2019.  Crystal has an Associate of Applied Science in Equine Studies from the Ohio University, and a Bachelors of Natural Science with a concentration in Biology from Shawnee State University.  Crystal resides in Minford, Ohio with her 3 boys and 2 Great Danes.  She has a lifelong passion for all animals, especially horses.  In her spare time, Crystal enjoys camping, hiking, rock climbing and adventuring with friends.
    Years in Practice:
    Jul 23, 2019
  • Brianna Whitt

    Receptionist

    Brianna grew up in the Rosemount area but recently moved to Lucasville after marrying her high-school sweetheart, Dean.  Brianna and Dean are the proud parents of "Izzy B"--a rescue dog, and lab/shepherd mix.  Brianna and Dean enjoy spending time outdoors fishing and hiking (their favorite spot is the Smokey Mountains).  Brianna grew up with a love for all animals, especially horses and dogs.
    Years in Practice:
    Jul 22, 2019
  • Samantha Damron

    Veterinary Assistant

    Sam is currently in the Veterinary Technician program at Penn Foster University.  When not working, she enjoys training her two dogs--Cato and Fenris, and hanging out with her cat, Samhain.  Sam has atttended the Art of Dog Psychology workshop, where she learned a lot of techniques that help in both the training and technician sides of her life. In the future she hopes to become an even better trainer, and continue helping animals and people in the veterinary field.

    Years in Practice:
    Jun 06, 2017
  • Kaycie Marshall

    Veterinary Technician

    Kay-cie joined Wheelersburg Animal Hospital in 2013.  She has over 18 years experience working with a variety of animals, from large animals to exotic.  Whether it's basic care, or emergency care, one of Kay-cie's unique abilities is being able to relate to clients with compassion and understanding.  A 2016 graduate of Marietta College with a  Bachelor's degree in Biology, Kay-cie plans to continue her education with Veterinary Medicine.  She resides in Lucasville, Ohio with her 5 dogs, 3 cats, 1 mini pig, and 2 horses.  Kay-cie's motto is one of her favorite Abraham Lincoln quotes:  "I do the very best I know how--the very best I can; and I mean to keep on doing so until the end." 

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2001
  • Janine Hansing

    Customer Service Representative

    Janine is a graduate of Shawnee State University with a bachelors in Natural Science with a concentration in Biology and Geology.  Janine joined our staff in November, 2014.  Originally from the Columbus area, Janine moved to her family farm in the Shawnee State forest twenty years ago.  She lives there with her boyfriend, Brad, and two daughters, Kyla and Brianna.  Together, they enjoy their horse family including Mirabelle, Thomas, Joey, Maxwell, Mickie, Sadie, Venus, Peep, Lucille, and a boarded horse, Ruby.  Additionally, they have five dogs, four cats, two goats, a pig, and some chickens and ducks, as well as some animals available for adoption!  Janine loves all animals and enjoys being able to participate in helping clients care for their beloved pets.

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2014
    Education:
    BA from Shawnee State University in Natural Science with a concentration in Biology and Geology
  • Shawna H Ruth

    Veterinary Technician

    Shawna joined the Wheelersburg Animal Hospital staff originally in June, 2006 and after completing 3 1/2 years of veterinary school her life took a major turn.  Her 15 year old son Garrett was diagnosed and passed away from leukemia in 315 days on March 4, 2016.  Since then she has focused her life on her 3 boys, Leighvi, Rylee and Bennett and establishing the Garrett Houston Foundation.  She spends her time off  on her farm helping her boys with their 4-H animals, making packages to send to other children fighting cancer, and just enjoying life because you never know what the next day holds!
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2006
    Education:
    Associate of Applied Science (Equine Studies) at Ohio University; Associate of Science at Ohio University; Attended The Ohio State College of Veterinary Medicine