Dr Rex Riggs grew up in Wadsworth, Ohio, near Akron. He graduated from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1985. Dr Riggs joined Dr Ritchie at Best Friends in 1988. He firmly believes continuing education is important, and consequently attends multiple veterinary conferences yearly. He has attended veterinary conference all over the world, including Australia, New Zealand and Scotland.
Dr. Heidrich is a graduate of The Ohio State University, class of 1997. She has been practicing in Central Ohio for the past 14 years. In fact, you may remember Dr. Heidrich from when she worked at Best Friends from 1999 to 2003, when she gave birth to her son, Brayden. Before that, she worked with us as a Veterinary Student while she was attending veterinary school.
Dr. Todd Kyle joined Best Friends Veterinary Hospital in August 2018, after practicing as a veterinarian in Reynoldsburg and at a vet office in Dublin, Ohio for several years.
He grew up on a farm in Marion County. Dr. Kyle earned his undergraduate degrees in Zoology and Chemistry at Ohio University. He graduated from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary medicine in 1995.
Dr. Baltzell grew up in the small town of Celina, Ohio, near Grand Lake St. Marys. She moved to Columbus to attend college and veterinary school at The Ohio State University. She has practiced in Central Ohio since graduation in 2007.
Dr. Eliza Welch grew up in northeastern Ohio, where she was always getting into trouble with her mom for rescuing animals. She attended Kent State University for undergrad, and received her master’s degree from Miami University. She chose Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine after years of working various roles in veterinary clinics, wildlife rehabilitation, and a pathology lab.
If you are searching for the best veterinarians near me for dogs and cats in Powell, Ohio, you have found the right place. Our doctors, technicians, and staff specialize in caring for the health of dogs and cats. Whether it is the well care, and accident, or a sick visit, we are here to care for your best friend!