Dr. Jeff Byers is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a Bachelor degree in Animal Science, having served on the 1977 General Livestock Judging Team. He received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1982. He is also a graduate of the Dairy Health Management Certificate Program at Michigan State and Ohio State Universities. Dr. Byers' primary veterinary focus is dairy and beef cattle herd health management with special emphasis on reproduction, including embryo implant services and ultrasound. He and his wife Marti live on the family farm where they raise registered Polled Shorthorn cattle. Marti is a retired 4th grade teacher after 35 years with the Hillsdale School district. They have two grown children, Mike and Tara, and a granddaughter, Marie. They have a dog named Debbie.
Dr. Rebecca Cawrse
Dr. Becky Cawrse grew up north of New London on a commercial hog farm. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from Ohio State in 1995 and received her DVM from Ohio State in 1999. She spent 1 year in western NY, then 6 1/2 years in Ft. Recovery, OH before coming to Byland. She has been at Byland since 2007. She enjoys working with livestock producers and pet owners to provide the best medical care for her patients.Dr. Cawrse and her husband, Mark, have 3 children: Anthony, Allison, and Austin, their Golden Retriever Brutus, and a cat named Mix. She is a member of the Ashland County Board of Health, a Girl Scout troop leader and she and Mark are active members of St. Peter's Church in Loudonville.
Dr. Kelly Quesinberry
Dr. Kelly Quesinberry grew up in Huntingtown, Maryland, just an hour south of Washington DC. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Dairy Science and a double major in Animal Science from Virginia Tech. She received her DVM in 2019 at The Ohio State University. What drew her to mixed animal practice is the variety of cases and the ability to work with all types of patients. She particularly enjoys working with horses and dairy cows. In her free time, she loves to spend time outdoors running, strength training, hiking, camping, and spending time with her horse Cherokee.
Dr. Lexi Grossnickle
Dr. Lexi Grossnickle is a 2019 graduate of Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. She grew up on a dairy farm in Maryland and enjoys bovine reproduction. Dr. Lexi moved from Virginia where she practiced mostly small animal medicine before making the move to the Buckeye state. She has one cat, Matilda, and loves being outdoors in her free time.
Registered Veterinary Technician
Morgan is a registered veterinary technician, a 2018 graduate of the Bradford Veterinary Technical Institute. She loves both large animal and small animal medicine. In her free time, Morgan enjoys spending time outdoors and with family and friends. Her pets include two rescues, a dog Abby and a cat Styx, as well as a goat, Clover.
Registered Veterinary Technician
Teri is a registered veterinary technician who is a 2019 graduate of the Bradford Veterinary Technical Institute. She has interests in large, small and exotic animal medicine. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, hiking, bonfires and relaxing. She has two dogs, Snort and Waffles.
Kylie is a veterinary assistant at Byland Animal Hospital. By working at the clinic she is fulfilling her dream of working with animals. During her free time, she enjoys spending time with her animals, Gremlin, Tanner, and Charlie.
Natosha is a veterinary assistant and is currently attending Columbus State Community College, majoring in veterinary technology. She spends her free time with her friends and two horses, Blaze and Spaz.
Haley is our Office Manager. She lives in Perrysville with her husband, Marty, and 2 children - Payton and Landon. She has a passion for caring for cats and kittens, all of her current felines are rescues. They also have 3 dogs. She enjoys spending time with her family.
Andrea is a front office receptionist and a longtime resident of Loudonville. She enjoys all animals! She enjoys spending time at home with her 4 dogs: Kimber, Bam, Gunner, Baby and her cat: Maine Coon. Andrea also loves spending time with her family and friends.
Izzy is a front office receptionist. She lives in Ashland with her husband Justin and their 2 dogs, 2 cats, an African bullfrog, and an albino corn snake. They love to go hiking and spending time with family.
Jenna is a kennel assistant and currently attends Loudonville High School. She is active in the Loudonville FFA Chapter and is part of the Loudonville Swim Team and LHS Marching Band. She enjoys spending time with her family, including her dog, Juna.
Welcome to the team!
Brooklyn is a 2020 graduate of the Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute with a major in livestock management. She grew up in the Clearfork Valley and has shown shorthorn cattle throughout high school.