Dr. Josh Ervin, owner and operator of Ohio Valley Animal Clinic is a 2007 Graduate of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. He was born and raised on a beef farm in Racine, Ohio. Upon Graduation, Dr. Ervin moved to Logan, WV, to practice at and operate the Logan Animal Hospital. After 4 years, he accepted a position as an emergency veterinarian at the Tri-State Animal ER located in Huntington, WV. Dr Ervin's lifelong dream has been to own a veterinary hospital leading to his decision to return home and serve the community when he opened the Pomeroy Clinic in 2011. Dr. Ervin continued that dream by adding two additional locations to Ohio Valley Animial Clinic in Wellston and Athens. Dr. Ervin resides in New Plymouth, Ohio with his wife, Ashley. Dr. Ervin has two beautiful girls, Quinn and Rhemyngton. His hobbies include anything outdoors, archery, power lifting, farming, scuba diving and sky diving.
Dr. Nathaneal Hopkins grew up in Newark, Ohio, where he attended the Licking Valley School System. He was active in sports, academic programs and he grew up with dogs, cats, fish, hamsters, and horses. For his undergraduate degree, he attended Ohio University in Athens, graduating with a Bachelor's in Science in 2013. The following 3 years he worked for the Ohio Department of Agriculture Consumer Protection Laboratory. He then attended The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, acquiring his DVM in 2020. He currently lives with his 2 dogs- Brandy and Rimmington, cat- Stridor, and 2 fish- Carni and Sparky. Dr. Hopkins loves working with all animals, both large and small and wants to expand veterinary medicine into the pet fish population. In his free time, he enjoys being outdoors, hiking with his dogs, kayaking, and playing any type of sports. Dr. Hopkins came to southeast Ohio because of the beautiful nature and wants to serve this rural area of America.
Larissa resides in Rutland, Ohio with her husband, Tyson, their 3 dogs & cat, Copper, Lady, Timber and Oliver. Larissa graduated from Meigs High School in 2012. In her free time, she enjoys hunting, swimming and spending time with her family.
Kirsten resides in Athens, Ohio with her fiance, Sean, and their three dogs; Max, Chloe, and Diesel. She graduated from Glen Este High School and Live Oaks Technical School in 2016. In her free time, Kam enjoys being outdoors with her dogs, horseback riding, and hunting.
Jessica, "Jess" grew up in Racine, Ohio, raising chickens, ducks, goats, pigs and alpacas. Jess graduated from Eastern High School in 2019. Jess has always loved caring for animals. She plans on pursing a degree in the veterinary field. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, having bonfires, hunting, fishing, and living every day to the fullest.
Andrea resides in Syracuse, with her husband Kevin and their 3 dogs,Eva, Oche, and newest memeber Star. She has worked with animals for over 30 years and loves it more today than when she started all those years ago. In her spare time she loves spending time with her animals, swimming, camping, and riding motorcycles with her husband. Her favorite past time is spoiling her grandson rotten.
Emily grew up in Vinton County, OH on her family farm. Emily has always had a passion for helping animals, and loves any and all creatures. Growing up she was very involved in 4-H and FFA where she exhibited cattle, pigs, and horses. Emily attended Morehead State University where she studied Veterinary Science. She currently resides in McArthur with her fiance, Kelton, and her 3 dogs Blaze, Gunner, and Roxanne. Emily also breeds and sells show cattle.
Debi grew up on a family farm in Albany, Ohio where she learned how to raise and care for a variety of animals. She was an active FFA member until she graduated from Alexander High School in 2015. She then pursued her passion of horses by attending Hocking College for the Equine Health and Complimentary Therapies Program. Debi enjoys spending time with her many animals, family and husband, Cody.
LeDeana grew up on a farm in Racine, OH but moved to Mason, WV in 2013. She graduated from Wahama High School in 2017. She found her love for animals at a young age. She barrel raced horses ever since she was 4 until 16. She currently lives in Pomeroy on a farm called "White's High Low Farms" with her grandparents, raising many different species of animals and showing Dexter cattle. LeDeana enjoys showing cattle, horseback riding, bowling, hunting, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.
Vicki lives in Vinton County with her husband and many critters. She enjoys all types of animals and has worked in several animal shelters through the years. She enjoys tending to her furry crew and spending time with her kids, grandkids, and church family.