Meet the TeamWe're your affordable veterinary care option!
Lyndie Holmes, DVM
Dr. Lyndie Holmes hails from Wildcat nation and Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine followed by an internship with Purdue University Veterinary Hospital. We are fortunate to welcome her by way of newlywed bliss and a wonderful husband who lives in the area and snagged her back to Ohio. A raucous family of five dogs, in a myriad of sizes, and three cats completes their happy home. When Dr. Holmes enjoys creating Sola flower arrangements, a beautiful wooded bloom in specially dyed colors.
Kathleen Babbitt, DVM
We are very excited to announce the addition of our second full time veterinarian, Kathleen Babbitt DVM. Dr. Babbitt comes to us by way of Purdue University with an undergraduate focus in Biochemistry from the Purdue Agricultural College and then her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the Purdue College of Veterinary Medicine. She brings over twenty years of experience in a varied array including private and emergency practice, pharmaceuticals with an emphasis on nutrition, and academia. When not bettering the lives of our wonderful companions she enjoys time with a good book, cooking and baking, or crocheting. She is currently taking a break from the marathon and half marathon scene to devote more time to her patient and supportive wife of over five years and their two foster children. We are incredibly happy to welcome Dr. Babbitt into our family and know you will see right away what a compassionate veterinarian she is with a ready laugh and beautiful soul, always ready to find a way to ensure families stay families with pets and people together!
Gretchen Marks RVT
Practice Manager; Registered Veterinary Technician
Gretchen joins our team and brings along with her not only her caring personality, devotion to pets and their families, and infectious laugh but also over twenty-five years of experience. She is a Registered Veterinary Technician well versed in shelter and community care as well as a knowledgeable manager and skilled people person. She is a proud mom to three up and coming young adults and a supportive wife of twenty-two years to her patient and encouraging husband. Her menagerie also includes 6 fun loving dogs, 2 royal cats (or so they believe), 2 doves, and a wise turtle. She loves to kayak on the local waterways and not so local ones too!
Christie Myers RVT, VTS (CP-C/F)
Medical Manager; Registered Veterinary Technician, Veterinary Technician Specialist (Clinical Practice-Canine/Feline)
Christie has been in the veterinary field for twenty years and recently attained her Veterinary Technician Specialty in Clinical Practice (canine/feline). She has a passion for teaching and uplifting those around her and holds positions with the local, state and national veterinary technician associations. In her spare time, she loves to hike, read, work outside in her yard or on her parent’s small hobby farm. She has three crazy trouble making kitties at home.
Emily Lyell RVT
Registered Veterinary Technician
Emily joins us with five years of technician experience and brings along a contagious smile, giving soul, and generous heart. As a graduate of Stautzenberger College, she is a local girl raising two trouble making pups and an encouraging cat. In addition, Emily has an active son and young princess to add to the pack. In her short-lived spare time, she enjoys spending time with her beautiful family doing all sorts of sporting events contributing to their active lifestyle and loving the blessing of being a mom.
Autumn Johnson RVT
Registered Veterinary Technician
Autumn is a recent graduate of Stautzenberger College with a degree in Applied Science and a focus on Veterinary Technology. We are so proud of all her hard work and grateful for her endless enthusiasm to learn whiling providing the most compassionate care to all the critters she sees. Autumn is a proud dog mom to a fun loving canine mix named Hercules. Fortunately, for all animals she has such a big heart that she opens up her home to foster kittens. When she happens to have some extra time, she enjoys snuggles with Hercules while watching TV in addition to traveling, baking delectables and spending time with her supportive family.
Patti always jumps in with both feet, making herself invaluable with her quick wit, caring heart, and helpful personality. Patti brings over 30 years of veterinary assisting and reception work to our team. We wonder what we did without her. She loves to spend time on her farm with her three horses, a pony, four rabbits, an amazon parrot, six chickens, four beloved canine friends and a couple kitties. She has a deep passion for horses and competing in Western Pleasure as well and English riding competitions. Many fortunate children have benefited from her wisdom and encouragement as a 4-H mentor.
Kayla is a recent graduate of Stautzenberger College with a degree focusing on Veterinary Technology. Not only is Kayla a dedicated veterinary professional, she also gives her experience and loving nature to her pet sitting business, Calling All Paws. Because her love of all creatures knows no limits, she also selflessly volunteers at the Toledo Humane Society in addition to opening her home to foster cats in need of some tender nurturing care. She is one amazing angel in hospital scrubs! In her very limited free time, Kayla loves to spend time with her supportive family, good friends, and fun loving menagerie of pets including two dogs and one cat.
Millie comes to us with several years of experience in the pet care and human relations field and brings a warmth and feeling of comfort that just makes everything okay in the world. She shows a welcoming calm and strength while always ready to share a friendly smile and helpful hand. Millie has two hooligan mixed pups at home, Buddy and Pokie, along with a Leopard Gecko named Leonitus who are ready for fun as soon as she gets in the door. When the crew at home isn’t monopolizing her time she relaxes with time well spent baking and cooking or conquering new worlds (and family and friends) during video game tournaments.
Nicole’s friendliness and inviting nature greets every two and four legged friend who comes in the door. She joins our team and brings along a solid educational background from her secondary training at Penta Career Center focusing on Small Animal Care. She spent some time loving and caring for the grateful little souls at the Toledo Humane Society prior to blessing our family with her skills. Occupying her critter free time is a precocious little gentleman and two trouble encouraging canine friends. Family time is special and they love to spend time boating, camping, and hiking at the lake.
Why We're Different
We are creating a future where all pets have access to quality, affordable veterinary care.
The Community Pet Care Clinic provides care, comfort and compassion to pets while making pet care affordable and convenient for families.
Why We Help
We believe all families should have access to affordable care for their dogs and cats.
The focus of Community Pet Care Clinic is to promote access to veterinary care for cats and dogs for all residents to decrease the chance of pets not receiving care, being surrendered to an animal shelter, or euthanized when families experience unexpected veterinary medical costs.