Veterinary Specialists Serving Central Pennsylvania

The pet health care team at Metzger Animal Hospital consists of you, your pet and our veterinary professionals. Your pets are cared for by highly trained team members including certified veterinary technicians and veterinarians. We are prepared to handle your pet’s health care requirements, from emergency treatment to the basic needs such as examinations, skin and ear problems, gastrointestinal issues and vaccinations, among others.


Dr. Alejandro Martinez


Dr. Alejandro Martinez received his B.S. in Animal Bioscience with a minor in wildlife sciences,…

Dr. C. Guillermo Couto

*Remote Consultant, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM (Oncology and Internal Medicine)

Dr. Couto, former professor of Internal Medicine and Oncology at The Ohio State University, is…

Dr, Andy VanGorder


Dr. Andy VanGorder is a native of nearby Mill Hall and received his undergraduate degree…

Dr. Fred Metzger

DVM, MRCVS, Diplomate ABVP

Dr. Fred Metzger received his B.S. with high distinction in Animal Bioscience, from Penn State…

Dr. Holly M. Brown

DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVP (Clinical Pathology)

Dr. Holly Brown received her DVM from the University of Georgia in 2001 and worked…

Dr. John Griffiths


Raised in Wichita, Kansas, Dr. Griffiths graduated with a B.S. in both biology and English…

Dr. Mark Koshko

DVM, Diplomate ABVP

Centre County native Dr. Mark Koshko received his B.S. in Biology, with honors from California…

Dr. Nikki Abdulla


Dr. Nikki Abdulla received her B.A. in English in 2002 and B.S. in Biology in…

Dr. Robert Rider


Dr. Bob Rider received his B.S. in Dairy and Animal Science from Penn State University…

Dr. Sean Jennett


Dr. Sean Jennett is a 1999 graduate of the Colorado State University College of Veterinary…

Practice Management

Ashlee Snyder

Medical Manager, Certified Veterinary Technician

Britta Rowell

Client Care Manager

Jennifer Wasson

Surgical Manager, Certified Veterinary Technician

Kristen Fletcher

Practice Manager

Lee Metzger

Facilities Manager

Certified Veterinary Technicians and Veterinary Assistants

Amanda Dale

Certified Veterinary Technician

Amber Casher

Certified Veterinary Technician, Weekend Supervisor

Andrew Stayduhar

Laboratory Technician, Veterinary Technician

Barry St. George

Senior Veterinary Assistant

Bridget Collins

Certified Veterinary Technician

Caleb Swartz

Certified Veterinary Technician

Carlee Abrahamson

Veterinary Assistant

Cheyanne Snyder

Certified Veterinary Technician

Ciera Sallese

Certified Veterinary Technician, Veterinary Technician Specialist (Clinical Practice)

Clayton Dick

Veterinary Assistant

Corey Price

Laboratory Technician/Veterinary Assistant

Denver Greenawalt

Veterinary Assistant

Destiny Andrus

Veterinary Assistant

Emily Smith

Certified Veterinary Technician

Faith Hartman

Veterinary Assistant

Heaven Brown

Veterinary Assistant

Honey Kanouff

Senior Veterinary Assistant

Jessica Weber

Veterinary Technician

Jessica Wilson-Hess

MS, Certified Veterinary Technician, Veterinary Technician Specialist (Internal Medicine)

Kacie Aversa

Certified Veterinary Technician

Kaitlin Nelson

Assistant Technician Manager, Certified Veterinary Technician

Kelley Lepley

Veterinary Assistant

Kelly Kirkner

Veterinary Assistant

Kyle Granite

Assistant Technician Manager, Veterinary Assistant

Megan Alleman

Inventory and Laboratory Supervisor

Mike Granite Jr.

Orthopedic Surgery Veterinary Assistant, Assistant Technician Manager

Olivia Mullen

Certified Veterinary Technician

Roger Miller

ER Technician Supervisor, Certified Veterinary Technician

Steven Askey

Certified Veterinary Technician

Tricia MacArthur

Veterinary Assistant

Client Care Team

Britney Croyle

Client Care Team

Cathie Dick

Client Care Team

Erin McNulty

Client Care Team

Grace Sigel

Client Care Team

Heather Wagner

Client Care Team

Jessica Martell

Client Care Team

Kayla Harwick

Client Care Team

Rita Tubbs

Client Care Team

Sharon Lazarow

Client Care Team

Rehabilitation Services

Anne Risaliti

PT, CCRT-Physical Therapist and Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist

Kevin McCarthy

DC, AVCA, Certified Veterinary Chiropractor

Dr. Kevin McCarthy graduated from the New York Chiropractic School in 2008 and opened Hands…

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