Dr. Kevin J Soncrant graduated from Clay High School in June of 1981 and moved to Columbus,
Ohio with his new wife (Deb) to pursue a DVM degree at The Ohio State University.
He graduated in 1989 from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine and moved
back with his wife and young family (Heather then five years old and Missy one year old) to his
home town of Oregon to practice with his Father-in- law, Dr. William Iman, at Iman Veterinary
Hospital (now MBVH).
Dr. Soncrant has grown his family owned and operated Maumee Bay Veterinary Hospital for over twenty plus years. Dr. Soncrant is proud to provide Veterinary
services in his hometown alongside his daughters: Veterinary Partner, Dr. Heather Soncrant-
Sydebotham and Office Manager, Melissa Hagemann. Dr. Kevin and his wife Deb enjoy time
with their three grandsons; Lucas, Aedan, and Jacob. They have three extremely spoiled dogs;
Brutus (Black Lab), Bella (Black Lab) and GiGi (Yorkie).
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, Jack Russell Cally and newly adopted cat Cashew. She enjoys spending time with her son and family, horseback riding, playing board games 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!
Deb Soncrant (Iman) graduated from Clay High School in 1980. Marrying her High School
sweetheart (Dr. Kevin in July of 1981) she moved to Columbus, Ohio to support Kevin’s pursuit
of a Veterinary Medicine degree at The Ohio State University. After eight years in Columbus the
family returned to Oregon, Ohio. Working part time at Iman Veterinary Hospital (currently
MBVH) Deb attended The University of Toledo.
She received her Elementary Art Degree (1995)
and began teaching in Oregon City Schools in 1996. Deb later earned her Art Education degree
and Masters of Art Education degree from The University of Toledo as well. She currently
teaches Art at Clay High School and maintains part time office management duties at MBVH.
Deb enjoys: Art, being Grammy to her grandsons; Lucas, Aedan, and Jacob and playing with
Brutus (Black Lab), Bella (Black Lab), and GiGi (Yorkie).
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 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. She is due with her first child in August!
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 labs, Ruger & Knox.
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 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.
Bri gradutaed from Stautzenberger College in 2017 with her Veterinary Technician degree. She joined the team in January after her externship with us. She had wanted a career working with animals her whole life, they truly are her passion. Her favorite part of her job is building relationships with patients and clients, and doing what she can to help animals. She enjoys traveling to warm areas and spending time with her family and friends. Bri lives in Oregon with her fiance Anthony, their daughter Sophia, her loving Pitbull Xena & orange tiger cat Oliver.
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.
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