- Meet The Team
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Dr. Kevin J Soncrant , DVM
Dr. Kevin J. Soncrant has been practicing veterinary medicine for almost thirty years. A 1981 Clay High School graduate, Kevin married his high school sweetheart and they headed to The Ohio State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in the College of Agriculture in 1985. His first of two daughters, Heather, was born during his junior year in undergrad.
He was accepted to The Ohio State College of Veterinary Medicine in 1985 and four years later graduated earning the title of DVM. His second daughter, Missy, was born during his junior year of veterinary college.
Dr. Soncrant practiced veterinary medicine in several small animal practices before purchasing his father- in- law's (Dr. William Iman) practice in 1996. From the very beginning Dr. Soncrant , his family, and staff at Maumee Bay Veterinary Hospital have been dedicated to giving clients and their pets progressive, compassionate, personal care.
Dr. Soncrant and his wife Deb live east of Oregon on a small farm with their dogs Brutus and Cally, and their numerous koi. He enjoys family time, wetland restoration projects, observing and photographing wildlife, snorkeling, spinning, fishing, and of course, cheering on the Buckeyes. Go Bucks!
Dr. Heather R Sydebotham (Soncrant), DVM
Dr. Heather R. Sydebotham (Soncrant) is a 2002 valedictorian graduate of Clay High School. She attended OSU for her undergraduate studies where she also had the opportunity to study abroad in Australia. During her undergraduate studies she worked for Med Vet Columbus (a referral and emergency clinic). Dr. Heather followed in her grandfather and father's footsteps as she also graduated from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in June 2009. Dr. Heather works side by side with her father as our second full time veterinarian. Dr. Heather lives in Graytown, OH with her son Jacob, She enjoys spending time with her son and family, horseback riding, playing boardgames such as Scrabble, and anything to do with animals. She is a true animal lover! And of course, she was born a buckeye...Go Bucks!
Mrs. Debra K Soncrant
Deb graduated from Clay High School in 1980. She worked at Iman Veterinary Hospital (currently Maumee Bay Veterinary Hospital) as a receptionist until accompanying her husband, Dr. Soncrant, to Columbus where she worked and concentrated on raising their two daughters. After returning to their home town of Oregon, when Dr. Soncrant completed his DVM program, Deb returned to working at the clinic part-time and also attended The University of Toledo where she earned a degree in Elementary Education in 1995. She has been a teacher in the Oregon City Schools for 12 years. She currently teaches Art at Clay High School after returning to the University of Toledo and earning a second teaching certification in the field of Visual Arts. She is currently working on her Masters of Education in Art degree. Deb assists with personnel management and bookkeeping duties. Deb and her husband, Dr. Soncrant, live east of Oregon on a small farm with their pony Apple Jack, 4 dogs; Summer, Sunny, Brutus, and Callie, 2 cats Dom and Dot, and their numerous koi. Deb enjoys family time, volunteering at Cedar Creek Church, painting, gardening, snorkeling, photography, fishing, spinning, yoga, and cheering on the Buckeyes…..Go Bucks!!
Missy Hagemann (Soncrant)
Missy is a 2006 graduate of St. Ursula Academy. She attended The University of Toledo for Business Management. Missy is currently putting her management skills to work in the office and helping to run the family business as she is our office/personnel manager. She completed the VMG Leadership Program at the Daniels College of Business/University of Denver in Aug 2014 and continues to work on her practice management skills through continuing education. Missy is also a very active member in our community coaching at the Oregon Recreation Center and helping the American Cancer Society planning board for the Relay for Life and the Bark for life. Missy enjoys family-time with her husband Steve and their sons Lucas & Aedan, fishing, jetskiing, fourwheeling, and just about any outside sport or activity they can find. She lives east of Oregon with her husband Steve, their sons Lucas & Aedan, and their dog Gunnar.....she was born a Buckeye too, Go Bucks!
Mackenzie Engel, RVT
Mackenzie Engel, RVT graduated from Stautzenberger College in 2012 with a degree in Veterinary Technology. She worked in Michigan for a year at a small animal/exotic clinic. In 2014, she moved back to Ohio and started her work here at Maumee Bay Veterinary Hospital. She has a knack for technology and computers. She enjoys spending time with family, being in warmer climates and relaxing with a good book. She lives in Millbury, with her husband Jacob their calico, Coco and their lab puppy named Penny.
Amy Gerrier, RVT
Amy Gerrier, RVT graduated from Stautzenberger College in 2012 with a degree in Veterinary Technology. She worked for 3 years at a practice in Holland, Ohio before starting at Maumee Bay Vet Hospital at the end of of 2014. Her favorite part about working in Veterinary Medicine is watching puppies and kittens grow into healthy adults, and building relationships with clients and their pets. Her hobbies include crafting, baking and spending time with family and friends. Amy lives in Oregon with her husband, Brian, their son Dalton and their yellow lab, Ruger.
Chelsie is a 2012 graduate from Central Catholic High School and obtained her Veterinary Technician degree from Stautzenberger College. She became apart of the team in October 2014. She has had a true passion for animals her whole life and loves that she can come to work and work with them. Chelsie enjoys spending time with family/friends, playing/watching sports, traveling, all things Disney and Harry Potter and cheering on her favorite team the Wolverines! She currently lives in Maumee with her husband Brandon, and their kitten Willow.
Courtney Large, RVT
Courtney is a 2014 graduate from Clay High School, and just graduated from Stautzenberger College with her Veterinary Technician degree. This is her first job in the veterinary field and she absolutely loves it! She joined the team in March after her externship with us. She has always had a passion for animals. Courtney loves anything Disney, spending time with her animals at home and traveling with her friends. Courtney currently lives in Oregon with her family.
Renee is a 2002 graduate of W.H.S. She has been a part of Maumee Bay Veterinary Hospital's team since June of 2008. Everyday she enjoys living her dream of working with animals. You will see her welcoming smile at the front desk as she's working as one of our receptionists. When Renee isn't working she is at home spending time with her beautiful daughter Makayla and their 2 dogs Rajah & Bruno. She loves to enjoy time playing with her daughter outside & visiting the zoo.
Nicole is a 2007 graduate from Rossford High School. She has been a part of the MBVH team since 2015. Nicole has always had a special interest in animals. Growing up she always had some sort of pet, from fish to dogs, as well as being around her grandparent's horses at Raceway Park. Nicole's favorite part of working here is building & creating new relationships with all of our clients & patients. When she isn't greeting you at the front desk, she enjoys her sleep, spending time with her schnauzer mix Linus, going to the zoo as often as possible, traveling and cheering on the Detroit Tigers!
Justin is a 2015 graduate of Clay High School and is currently enrolled in University of Toledo's Honors College pursuing a Biology/Pre-Vet degree and minoring in Chemistry. He became apart of the MBVH team in 2016. He has always loved helping animals and now he gets to do what he loves everyday. Justin enjoys spending time with his friends, learning about new species of reptiles, and trying out new restaurants. He lives in Oregon with his english bulldog Paisley, labrador Hank, and his various reptiles.
Roxanna started working here in 2000. She moved to Ohio from KY in 1989. She graduated from the Ohio School for The Deaf. She has two sisters that are both married. She lives with her mom and her step-dad. She loves to work on her computer and talk to friends. She now has three cats and two dogs. The newest edition to her family is her new Boston Terrier that she calls Baby Girl.
Max is a Senior at Clay High School and plans to attend The Ohio State University next fall. He has been a part of the MBVH team since June 2016. Max has always had a passion for working with animals. He has two dogs, a cat, two bearded dragons, two turtles, three geckos, an iguana, a water dragon, a chameleon and fish. Max has been spending his spare time the last 4 years volunteering at The Toledo Zoo.