Dr. Joe BandoDr. Bando grew up in Westlake, Ohio. He attended The Ohio State University for his undergraduate degree in 1997. He graduated from The Ohio State University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2005. Dr. Bando worked at a small animal practice where he learned advanced knowledge in medicine, soft tissue, and orthopedic surgical procedures. He joined the Berwick Animal Clinic in January of 2012.
Dr. Bando is married to his wife Devon who is also a veterinarian. They have 2 dogs: A Bulldog named Hank and an English Mastiff named Lola.
He looks forward to serving the patients and clients of Berwick animal clinic.
Dr. Katie Huter
Dr. Huter grew up in Cleveland, Ohio. She graduated from Ohio University in 2002 and taught high school math for 5 years in California. She returned home to pursue a career in veterinary medicine. She graduated from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2015. Dr. Huter has a strong interest in dermatology, surgery, and most importantly, building lasting relationships with the clients at Berwick Animal Clinic. She joined Berwick Animal Clinic in May of 2015.
Dr. Huter has 2 dogs (Jake and Chloe), 2 cats (Bob and BubbaKat), and a 3-legged guinea pig named Bacon Bit. She enjoys cooking, baking, and road cycling. She has been participating in Pelotonia since 2013 and is a proud member of Team Buckeye. Being a Cleveland native, she is a big fan of the Indians and Browns.
Dr. Huter is very excited to join Berwick Animal Clinic and looks forward to serving you and your furry family members!
Mike GingrasMike comes to us from out of the blue – his previous career was as a Flight Engineer with the U.S. Air Force. He spent 22 years in the military, and was able to see a good portion of the world. After retiring, Mike found his new passion was working with animals. After volunteering at several local shelters, Mike decided to make animals his next career. He started with us in 2014 as our receptionist, and was promoted to office manager in 2015. Mike is also pursuing his degree as a Veterinary Technician.At home, Mike and his wife Tammy have three Boxers, one Staffordshire Terrier, and a Visla/Great Dane/Terrier mix, in addition to a varying number of cats. He still volunteers at shelters, both fostering cats for Citizens for Humane Action and getting experience in the medical department at Madison County Humane Society.
Michael started his career in the animal field at Pilot Dogs - where they train guide dogs for the blind. After receiving his degree as a Vet Tech from the CSCC Veterinarian Technology program he got hired at Berwick in 2002 and eventually became Dr. Kidds right hand man. He is known to love to talk and will happily discuss in length anything you want to know about your pets, or his own.
At home, Michael owns two dogs. Mini the beagle mix and Kia the German Shepherd alongside 4 cats affectionately named Kittie, Boo, Tater and Stinker. When he isn’t tending to his animals or at work he likes to cook and garden.
Jacqueline D EwansJackie is a graduate from CSCC Veterinarian Technology program, Class of 04. She joined the Berwick team in 2005 and has since perfected her teeth cleaning and dental radiography skills here. We are excited to mention Jackie received her license and became an official RVT in April 2015!Jackie has 1 dog, A bull mastiff named Skye whom she loves despite all his food/seasonal allergy needs.
Sierra started here after her internship with us in April of 2012 after graduating from CSCC with her degree in Veterinarian Technology. She later went and got licensed through the state for her degree.
As part of the program at CSCC she was able to do an internship up at OSU Veterinarian Hospital in Anesthesia, Large Animal, Radiography, Oncology/Blood bank, Food and Fiber animal and Equine medicines.Sierra lives with her two dogs, A German Shepherd named Elizabeth and a Pittbull named Skye and her cat Tommy.
Brittany has worked with us on and off, from helping at the front desk to working in the back and everything in between. She took a break when her son, Tatum was born and eventually returned the Berwick in 2011.
Brittany has one son and two dogs. Seven the white German Shepherd and Jale (short for Jalapeno and pronounced like 'Holly') the Chihuahua and her two cats, Wren and Finn.
Mary started here as a techincan with Dr. Rohr in 1991. She was here when Dr. Kidd bought the practice and only left for a period of time as her family grew to include two daughters. She came back to help during surgery hours and on the weekends.
She has two dogs, one Husky and one mutt. She is currently fostering Jed from Cause for Paws as well. She has one indoor cat named Biff and has since taken home two kittens from here to become outdoor mousing cats (which we all doubt will happen.)
Joe is our full time Kennel Technician. While your animals are being boarded here he is the one who is feeding, medicating, cleaning and spending time with them in our kennel. He gets to know each one, and will happily let you know how their stay went when you come to pick them up.
Joe and Tracy have been married for 15 years and live together with their three cats and their one Husky/Pug mix Layla whom he rescued from one of the rescue groups we work with.
Sandy BerrySandy has been a groomer for the past 25 years. She worked here in 2004 for 3 years before taking a break to run her own kennel and then resumed working with us in June of 2013. Sandy grooms all breeds of dogs and cats.She has 5 animals, a harlequin Great Dane, Two Chinese crested hairless, a Shar-Pei and a few mix breeds with the names Jewels, Chance, Shayla, Piddle and Vida.
Tammy is our volunteer that has been coming to help out on weekends and some odd days during the week since May of 2012.
Originally from Los Angeles she moved to Ohio to work for Limited Brands in 1993. It wasnt until 2002 that she started to volunteer at the shelter that she discovered her passion for Veterinary Medicine and Animal Rescue. She became an RVT to be a better volunteer to help the people and animals of our community. She work full time as a Business Analyst during the week and spends her weekends volunteering as an RVT here at Berwick and the Capital Area Humane Society. All of her dogs and cats have been adopted from a shelter or rescue. She also has a love for Alpacas and volunteers on an Alpaca farm from time to time.
Katie has been shadowing under Dr. Bando since she was in high school because of her desire to eventually become a Veterinarian. She was recently hired at Berwick as an assistant to be able to help and learn at the same time.
She is currently a veterinary student at Lincoln Memorial University college of veterinary medicine.
She lives with 2 sibling Labrador Retrievers named Lucy (Yellow), Riley (Black) and 1 Maltese toy poodle mix named Suki.