• Dr Schultz

    Laurie Schultz, DVM

    Dr. Schultz graduated from Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine in 1988. She has been practicing at Eldersburg Veterinary Hospital since 1989.  Dr. Schultz and her husband have four children. She thoroughly enjoys private practice especially dermatology and ophthalmology. Dr. Schultz raises chickens, Gotland sheep, has six cats, a dog and a rat, as pets. 
    Years in Practice:
    Apr 07, 1988
    Education:
    Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
    Interests:
    Dr. Schultz raises Gotland sheep and sells their fleeces. For more information visit https://pieceofheavenfarm.wordpress.com
  • Dr. Ruderman

    Jill Ruderman, DVM

    Dr. Ruderman graduated from the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine in 1998.  She served as a relief vet for some time and joined our practice in 2006.  Dr. Ruderman is married and has two children. She has a particular interest in cats and has fostered numerous orphaned kittens. She travels often to show her cats one of which recently appeared in famous designer's fashion campaign. In this photo, she is holding Daisy.
    Years in Practice:
    Apr 07, 1998
    Education:
    Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
    Interests:
    Dr. Ruderman has two Basset Hounds named ET and Cinnabun, four goats, and two sheep. She enjoys travel, especially for the cat shows.
  • Dr. Laura Owens

    Laura Owens, DVM

    Dr. Owens graduated from the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine in 2009.  She interned at EVH prior to obtaining her license.  She worked for Central Carroll Animal Emergency and joined our practice part-time in 2014. In early 2016, Dr. Owens started full time with EVH and is concentrating on surgery.  Dr. Owens is an Eldersburg native and lives in Westminster with her husband and two sons. 

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2009
    Education:
    Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
    Interests:
    Dr. Owens has two dogs and several cats. She also enjoys running and gardening.
  • Michelle Easter, DVM

    Dr. Easter graduated from the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine in 2011. She joined EVH in 2018 after briefly serving as a relief vet.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2011
    Education:
    Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Dawn Reaver

    Dawn, our newly appointed Director of Operations, is a certified Veterinary Assistant that started at EVH as a Veterinary Technician in 2001. A Carroll County native, she is married and has two children. 

    Interests:
    Dawn has two dogs, Meaty, a Boxer, and Phoebe, a Husky/ Golden Retriever mix (pictured). She enjoys running, vacationing with family, cooking, camping, and outdoor activities.
  • Kate Cobb

    Kate has been working at EVH since 1998 as a Veterinary Technician and Receptionist. She has an Associate of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education. She is married and has two children, and recently became a Holy Yoga instructor.

     

    Interests:
    Kate has two dogs and a cat and has also owned a guinea pig, fish, rats and frogs. She pet-sits for friends and family and loves spending time with her kids. She also teaches Sunday school and enjoys yoga and crafting, especially catnip mice and all natural bath and body products.
  • Christine Rico

    Christine Rico

    Chris started working at EVH in 2006 and has been a Veterinary Technician for over 30 years.  She has worked in primary care, emergency, and neurology specialties. She works at EVH only on Saturdays.
    Interests:
    Chris likes to go hiking with her three German Shepherds. She is also passionate about spaying and neutering feral cats and has adopted several stray cats of her own.
  • Amy

    Amy Smith

    Amy has been working at EVH as a Veterinary Technician since 2006. She was certified as a Veterinary Assistant at Carroll Community College and has worked many years in the dairy industry. Amy and her husband have two children.
    Interests:
    Amy has two dogs, a cat, and nine dairy cows/heifers.
  • Tracey

    Tracey Werner

    Tracey has been working at EVH as a Veterinary Technician and Receptionist since 2011, with a total of 12 years of experience as a Vet Tech.  A professional pet sitter, she is married and has three children. Tracey updates our Website and Facebook page, which can be searched under "eldersburgvet" -- Please like us if you prefer to receive the latest hospital information via social media.
    Interests:
    Tracey has a Danetiff (Great Dane/ Mastiff mix) and a Dogue de Bordeaux. Her hobbies include attending her children's numerous sporting activities and spending time with family & friends. She enjoys working with large breed and difficult-to-handle dogs.
  • April

    April Hahn

    April has worked at EVH as a Veterinary Technician since 2011.  She was hired after completing a high school internship and briefly worked at another hospital where she honed her skills in surgery and emergency medicine.  April has a beautiful daughter and sometimes fosters pets in need of adoption.
    Interests:
    April's family owns several cats, 4 dogs, a rabbit, several cows, ferrets, and a few reptiles. In this photo, she is holding our house cat, Bernie.
  • Jenna

    Jenna Welsh

    Jenna started working at EVH in 2014 as a Veterinary Technician.  She has previously worked as a Veterinary Assistant and also in law enforcement.  She is continuing her studies in human healthcare and works to fill in at EVH whenever she can, mainly on Saturdays.

    Interests:
    Jenna has a dog, one cat, a Flemish Giant rabbit, hedgehog, and a bearded dragon. Her hobbies include volunteering with the Humane Society of Carroll County.
  • Ailene

    Ailene Muhlhauser

    We welcomed Ailene to EVH in May 2016.  She is a Registered Veterinary Technician with years of surgical experience. She has previously worked in emergency care and at another veterinary hospital. Ailene is married and has one child.
    Interests:
    Ailene enjoys bird watching, hiking and biking. She has 2 dogs, a cat, 4 box turtles, chickens, geese, and ducks.