Happy Pet Veterinary Hospital

6170 Emerald Street
North Ridgeville, OH 44039



Our Dedicated Staff

Jessica: Practice ManagerJessica: Practice Manager

Jessica has always had a passion for veterinary medicine and knew from a young age that a career in the field was where she wanted to be. She started out in 2011 as veterinary assistant, and in 2019 she not only earned her degree as a registered veterinary technician, but also began her role as practice manager. These dual positions not only allow her to ensure the smooth running of a team, but also keep her involved in the process of helping to keep your pets happy and healthy. Jessica shares her home with 3 cats and 2 dogs, and in her spare time she loves horseback riding and spending time with her family.

Christine:  Inventory ManagerChristine:  Inventory Manager

Christine has always been an animal lover and entered the veterinary field in 1997.  Christine is well versed in every facet of veterinary practice, both in front of and behind the desk, and finds great satisfaction in helping to enrich pets' lives and owner awareness.  As a valuable member of the Happy Pet team, she brings compassion, practicality, humor, and focus.  She adopted her senior rescue dog, Weaver, in 2021 and is proud to have been a part of the Happy Pet experience since its inception in 2004.  

Emma:  Registered Veterinary TechnicianEmma:  Registered Veterinary Technician

Emma received her Associates Degree in Veterinary Technology in August of 2014 and has beena very trusted member of our staff since joining the practice that same year. Her two favorite aspects of practice are assisting in surgery and being able to help pets who are sick or injured. Emma has a passion for TNR/rescue work, and hopes to have her own rescue one day. She currently shares her home with her 2 pitbulls, Jade & Barron, as well as her 6 cats! Above all, Emma is compassionate, kind and an important part of our HappyPet Family. 

Jennifer:  Veterinary AssistantJennifer:  Veterinary Assistant

Jennifer has been in the veterinary profession for over a decade.  She is a true gem and a lovely key player of our staff, demonstrating compassion and sensitivity towards each pet and client.  She has a soft spot for hounds and shares her home with a hound dog, 4 cats and a rabbit.  She loves the opportunity to help those who cannot speak for themselves (woof, woof!), bringing comfort to those who need it, and is a sucker for puppy breath!  "Every appointment is different", she adds, smiling.

Taylar:  Veterinary AssistantTaylar:  Veterinary Assistant

Taylar is relatively new to the veterinary field, but you would never know it.  Her many years working at her family’s restaurants on Kelley’s Island no doubt helped prepare her for this new role, and she has transitioned beautifully!  Taylar is a life-long resident of North Ridgeville and loves spending time with her family.  She also shares her home with Vegas, a young Poodle/Mountain Cur mix, and she recently adopted 2 kittens- which brings her cat total to 6!  Taylar loves being active outside and enjoys playing both softball and volleyball.  

Image Coming SoonJessica: Vet Assistant 

Jessica has worked in veterinary medicine since 2002, starting as a Vet Assistant in high school. She earned her associates degree in Veterinary Technology in 2011. She absolutely loves what she does! It is more a passion than a job and her perfect career. She enjoys connecting with clients, providing the reassurance, knowledge and resources to help them care for their pets, while selfishly gaining all the snuggles from the pets. Fur is the perfect accessory to any outfit! Her interests in veterinary medicine are feline medicine and behavior, integrative medicine, surgery, and internal medicine. She is a self-proclaimed "crazy" cat lady and Disney enthusiast. She is a proud fur mom to 7 amazing kitties and 2 adorable bunnies.