Animal Hospital of Fairview Park

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Providing medical care for dogs, cats, ferrets, rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, rats, mice, gerbils, and other small "pocket pets".

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Dr. Amy Carter is a 1987 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She did her undergraduate studies and graduated from Cleveland State University.
Dr. Carter is married to Wayne and has one son, Anthony. She has 4 cats and a few chickens. Her main hobbies are gardening and reading. Dr. Carter and her family enjoy going to Kelley's Island for a few weekends a year.

Dr. Malinich is a 1987 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Prior to Ohio State, Dr. Malinich graduated from the University of Akron with a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Biology. She was a graduate teaching assistant and pHD student at N.E.O.U.C.O.M. (Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine)/ Kent State before she changed majors to Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine.
Dr, Malinich raised and showed Persian cats all over the country for many years. She is also a 4-H Advisor for the Ridge Kids 4-H Club.

Today, she lives with 5 cats, 1 rabbit, too many chickens, a duck, and a dog named Fargo, in addition to her children, Tim, Stephanie and Tommy, and husband Tim.

Dr. Cathy Palomar graduated from The Ohio State College of Veterinary Medicine in 1988. She lives in North Royalton with her husband Steve; son Joshua; her dog George; her cats Stormy, Sydney, and Riley; and two gerbils, Minnie and Daisy. Her hobbies include camping and sewing. Her special interest is small mammal medicine, and hopes eventually to become board certified in this field.

Zena is a 2000 graduate of the veterinary technician program at Cuyahoga Community College and has worked in the veterinary field for 21 years, both as a registered technician in a clinical setting and as a part time instructor in the veterinary technician program at Stautzenberger College. She shares her home with 3 dogs, 6 cats and a rat. Zena combines her love of animals and her love of art by doing animal portraits in colored pencil in her spare time.

Devon is a 2007 graduate from the Veterinary Technology program at Stautzenberger College, and has been working at AHFP since November 2008. As a registered veterinary technician, she enjoys assisting in surgeries, performing dental cleanings, and doing laboratory work. She also has a special interest in rabbits and other pocket pets. In her spare time, she enjoys horseback riding, studying Spanish, and spending time with her pets. She currently shares her home with her cats - Cheeto, Cosmo, and Catsy, and her Lion Head rabbit - Chelsie.

Sara is a graduate of the veterinary techician program at Cuyahoga Community College. She has 2 dogs and a horse.