Dr. Lori C. Bieber, Owner

Since her childhood, Dr. Bieber felt a special connection with animals. After graduating from The Ohio State University with a degree in veterinary medicine she began working in a local practice and eventually decided to venture out on her own. She opened South Russell Veterinary Hospital in 1999 as a sole proprietor and the practice has grown every year. In 2017 she decided to expand the practice and move to a much larger building to better accommodate her growing clientele.  She moved the practice to Newbury, Ohio in December 2017.  The practice was re-named “Cricket Ridge Animal Hospital” after her beloved Pomeranian “Cricket”.  Dr. Bieber’s philosophy has always been that your pets are a part of your family and they deserve the best care possible. She lives in Newbury with her husband Dan, three dogs, five cats, two horses and six ducks.  Outside of work she enjoys competing in agility with her miniature poodle “Sprig”.

Laramie, Veterinary Technician

Laramie started in June 2008, first as a receptionist, but she soon moved up to be an assistant. She helps out in the examination rooms, and in the last few years she has become the surgery assistant. She is also tasked with managing the hospital inventory. She does a super job! She lives in Kirtland with her two dogs and three cats.

Karen, Veterinary Assistant

Karen started in January 2004. She works on the weekends and fills in when other staff members are ill or on vacation. She is also a wildlife rehabilitation specialist, and if the need arises, is there to lend a helping hand with rabbits, squirrels, and turtles! She lives in Bainbridge with her husband, one dog, and one horse.

Morgan, Veterinary Assistant

Morgan started in March 2013.  She lives in Mantua with her four cats.  In her spare time she enjoys crafting and creating unique gifts for dog and cat lovers.  Morgan is also a dairy 4-h advisor.  She has been showing dairy cattle at the Geauga County Fair for almost 20 years.

Jessica, Veterinary Assistant

Jessica started in August 2016. She lives in Burton.

Kristin, Veterinary Receptionist

Kristin started in September 2017.

Ava, Veterinary Assistant / Receptionist

Ava started in July 2018.  She lives in Chardon with her two cats, Hank and Henry.

Katie, Veterinary Receptionist

Katie started in August 2019.

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