Eric Shaver, DVM — Chief of Staff
Dr. Eric Shaver, our Chief of Staff, received both his Agricultural Engineering and DVM degrees from The Ohio State University in 1985. He and his wife, Cheryl, started East Holmes Veterinary Clinic in 1986 and Dr. Shaver provided predominantly dairy and swine production medicine services at the time. Over the years both the community and Dr. Shaver’s interests have evolved to include equine reproduction and surgery, exotic animal medicine, small ruminant medicine, small animal surgery, and orthopedics.
Dr. Shaver is active in the community serving as the Holmes County Fair Vet since 1988. He is also a member of the 4H Llama Committee, the Farm Bureau, and serves as an advisor to the Holmes County Extension Service. An active member of his church, Dr. Shaver enjoys raising sheep, vegetable gardening, and fishing on occasion.
Aaron Wise, DVM
Dr. Aaron Wise graduated from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2007. He also has a master’s degree in Animal Sciences where he studied under Dr. Joe Hogan and Dr. Larry Smith with an emphasis in mastitis research.
Dr. Aaron is married to Dr. Amity and they have three kids, Ethan, Emily, and Eva. He loves all aspects of the mixed animal practice that East Holmes Veterinary Clinic provides care for. In his spare time, Dr. Aaron enjoys spending time with his family at 4H events and camping.
Amity Wise, DVM
Dr. Amity Wise received her DVM degree from The Ohio State University in 2003. She did her undergraduate studies at Lake Erie College majoring in Stud Farm Management and Biology. Although she loves working with animals, Dr. Amity has a special interest in equine medicine as well as small animal medicine and surgery.She is an active member of the American Association of Equine Practitioners and has taken additional courses in Equine Dentistry and Ophthalmology through AAEP.
As a member of Ohio Horseman’s Council, she has served as both president and secretary of the Holmes County Chapter and has a love of teaching and speaking about many veterinary issues.
In her free time, Dr. Amity enjoys riding horses, camping, gardening, public speaking, and spending time with her three children.
Dr. Willard Stoltzfus is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, earning his VMD degree 1993. He grew up on a dairy farm in southeast Pennsylvania and his main areas of interest are dairy medicine and surgery, canine reproduction, and kennel management.
He lived in Germany for several years before veterinary school and continues to have a keen interest in the German language and literature.
Felicia Nonnenmacher, DVM
Dr Felicia Nonnenmacher graduated from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2017. Originally from a southeast Ohio farm, she grew up always involved with horses and cattle. While in school, Dr. Nonnenmacher focused on reproductive management in all species and has developed a large passion for dog breeding and management.
She is known at the clinic as the dalmatian lady because you will never catch her without her dalmatian, Abi, at her side. When not working on breeding management she enjoys the challenge of complicated internal medicine cases.
Dr. Felicia treats all animals with as much love and care as she does her own pets and is excited to continue to be part of the Holmes County community.
Kelsey Kimmell, DVM
Dr. Kelsey Kimmell grew up on a family farm in Clearville, Pennsylvania and currently resides in Mt. Eaton, Ohio. She received her DVM degree from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2018, after completing her undergraduate studies at West Virginia University. Her special interests include food animal production medicine, theriogenology, and agriculture.
Outside of the practice, Dr. Kimmell enjoys camping, antiquing, and trying new food. She also has two cats, Tibby and Nora.
Laura LoBuglio, DVM
Dr. Laura LoBuglio grew up in Medina and currently resides in Wooster, Ohio. She received her undergraduate degree from Miami University and earned her DVM degree from the University of Minnesota in 2018. Dr. Laura loves working with all the species of veterinary medicine, but has special interests in camelids, small ruminants and production medicine.
In her free time Dr. Laura enjoys playing ultimate frisbee, camping, hiking, sewing, and crafting of any variety. She also cares for a dog named, Paprika at home.