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Anne E. Duffus, DVM

Dr Anne Duffus has been working in the field of Veterinary Medicine since 1986 as a Veterinary Assistant/ Hospital Manager of The Cat Hospital of Denver in Denver, CO. Prior to that time Dr Duffus worked in the banking industry as a management consultant and Banking Officer. Dr Duffus believes in focusing on preventative health care for the well being of your pets.  She is especially good at treating heart disease, renal disease, diabetes and other areas of internal medicine.  She also has a great success rate at treating parvoviral enteritis.  She practices with a non-fearful approach endeavoring to make all patients comfortable and happy while at our office.

In addition to  practicing internal medicine, Dr Duffus is a very skilled soft tissue surgeon, ensuring that your pet has sufficient post operative pain control via cold laser treatment, oral and injectable medication .

She obtained her BA in 1977 from Gordon College and her DVM from The Ohio State College of Veterinary Medicine in 1993. She has a special interest in Toy Breeds of dogs and is owned by 4 Chihuahuas. Dr. Duffus is a 2nd Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do, an NRA Certified Pistol Instructor, avid NRA bullseye target shooter, a mandolin/mandola, fiddle and clawhammer banjo player. Her favorite styles of music are Irish/Scottish and Old Time.



Terrie is the Receptionist and Office Manager here at Whitehall Animal Hospital.  She and her husband Mike have a rescued Cairn Terrier "Roscoe" and a Norfolk Terrier named "Rusty".  She also actively participates with a national Cairn Terrier Rescue.  Roscoe, Rusty and Terrie are currently taking agility classes.  Terrie is an NRA certified handgun, shotgun, and rifle instructor.  She teaches at the NWTF Women in the Outdoors events.


Chrissy, RVT

Chrissy is a Veterinary Techician with over 20 years of experience in small animal practice. She graduated from Columbus State Community College with a degree in Veterinary Technology.  She has a special interest in canine and equine behavior and canine physical rehabilitation.  She also enjoys horses as well and dogs and cats.  In her spare time she enjoys doing agility and disc dog training and competitions with her dogs, horseback riding and helps with canine rescue and foster care with several local rescue groups.  Her pack is made up of a Labrador Retriever, Boxer/Rottweiler mix, Beagle, three Pitbulls and a bobbed tail cat along with a couple of foster dogs. Chrissy and her husband have two adorable children that add daily to our entertainment and fun. She is a great asset to our team and a true animal lover!



Debbie is a Veterinary Assistant with 25 years experience in small animal practice. She is also a Canine Behavior Specialist with 40 years in Obedience, Agility and Behavior modification training. She is the founder/owner of Jack of Hearts Jack Russell Terrier Rescue and is the proud owner of two rescue miniature poodles and one Border Collie. Debbie's passion is Canine Agility Competition. She competes with her poodles at the National Level. Her female Mach the Bug has been in the top five in the country in AKC Agility for 4 years in a row. In her spare time, Debbie enjoys spending time with family and friends, gardening and riding her bike with her dogs and her grandchildren.


Kathy, RVT

Kathy is a Registered Veterinary Technician who graduated from CTI in 1975.  She grew up in Whitehall and graduated from Whitehall Yearling High School.  She has raised, trained and competed in canine sports with Labrador Retrievers since 1975.  She has also trained and competed with a variety of other breeds.  During her career she has been a contributing member of a panel to help develop the curriculum for Ohio high school career centers that offer Animal Health.  She has also been involved in Labrador Retriever rescue.  She has studied canine behavior, neonatal care of animals and canine reproduction.  She has managed a boarding kennel, an experienced groomer and is currently an instructor at ARF (Agility and Rally for Fun).  Kathy is a kidney donor.  She and her husband enjoy camping, hiking and fishing.  They lovingly share their home with four cats, three Labrador Retrievers, a Jack Russell Terrier, a Border Collie mix, a Beagle mix and a Curly Coated Retriever.  Kathy is semi-retired and helps us on days we need extra staffing.


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Tuesday 10AM -  5PM
Wednesday 8AM   -  7PM
Thursday 7AM   -  7PM
Friday 8AM   -  6PM
Saturday 9AM   -  1PM
Sunday Closed

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Tuesday None
Wednesday 10AM -  7PM


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Saturday 9AM   -  1PM
Sunday Closed

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