Dr. David Monti

Dr. Monti, a 1986 graduate of The Ohio State University, joined the Ridge Animal Hospital in 1986 and became a partner in 1990. His primary clinical interests are surgery and ultrasonography (cardiac). Outside of practice he enjoys reading, computers, and flying small planes. His dog Angel keeps him busy at home.

Dr. Bethann Lewis-Strothmann, DVM

Dr. Lewis graduated from the New York State College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University in May, 1995. Following graduation she practiced for 1-1/2 years in a Small Animal/Equine private practice outside Albany, NY. She began working at Ridge Animal Hospital in December, 1996. Since then she has worked in the small animal clinic and on the road as a predominately equine practitioner. On a personal note, she has had 2 brief leaves to give birth to her 2 children, but has since returned full time to practice veterinary medicine. She enjoys very much working in both areas of the practice and especially enjoys the spring time breeding season.


Loren Pflaumer

Loren graduated from the Rochester Institute of Technology with Bachelor of Science in Fine Arts. She spent 20 years in the packaging business, first in sales and later managing a small manufacturing office.

Loren joined our practice in January of 2018 as the practice manager. Outside of work she is busy with three teenage sons and running a driving range with her husband. In her spare time she enjoys cooking, reading and spending time with her family at the lake.

Katie Dieter

Joined the practice in October 2011 and was promoted to office manager in October of 2013. She lives in Medina with her husband John and 4 children- Jessica, who attends Canisius College, Nick, a senior at Medina H.S., and Jimmy and Lani who are both in elementary school. She has 2 dogs, Riley and Jennie, and 3 cats. Her favorite free times activities are camping and spending time with her family and her dogs.


Katie Curtin, LVT

Katie has been employed at Ridge Animal Hospital since 1988. She was a member of the first graduating class of Veterinary Technology at Medaille College. She lives in Medina with her husband Gary and daughter Michelle, her son Kenny is a college student going into his senior year.
She has adopted many needy animals in her career and raises Boston Terriers in her spare time.

Carrie Blenker, LVT

Carrie has been employed at Ridge Animal Hospital since 1995. She graduated with a degree in Veterinary Technology from Delhi in 1992. Carrie grew up on a local Arabian Horse farm and enjoys showing horses.

Carrie also has a small photography business locally. Her favorite breed of dog is the Pug.

Barb Wright, LVT

Barb has been employed at Ridge Animal Hospital since 2000. She graduated with a degree in Veterinary Technology from Medaille College in 2000. She lives in on a small farm with her husband Mitch and daughter Haylee. Her passion is breeding, raising, and training German Shepherds. She takes pride in improving the German Shepherd breed. In her spare time she enjoys camping and participating in schutzhund competitions with her German Shepherds.

Danielle Pitasi, LVT

Bio coming soon.

Christine Shafer, LVT

Bio coming soon.


Kelly Jordan

Joined the practice in November 2012. She loves the outdoors! She owns 2 horses, 3 dogs and 2 cats. In her spare time she enjoys horseback riding, trail riding, giving riding lessons, and relaxing with a good book and a cup of coffee.

Makenzi Palacios-Strickland

Bio coming soon.


Tammi Rounds

Bio coming soon.

Kourtney Pisarski

Shannon Griffith