Countryside Veterinary Hospital

Our Staff


  • Dr. Lisa Findlay , DVM


  • Dr. Kim Riddlebaugh , DVM

    Dr Kim received her BS in Biology from the University of Pittsburgh in 1993 and her DVM from the Ohio State University in 1997.  Her field of practice encompasses dogs, cats, small mammals and birds.  In her spare time she enjoys camping,kayaking, bird watching, cheering on the Steelers, and spending time with her husband and her numerous pets. Vetsuite_Img_53758

  • Stacey Sabol , DVM

    Dr. Stacey received her BS in Animal Science 3+1 at Louisiana State University in 1997 and her DVM at LSU School of Verterinary Medicinein 2000. She has practiced in North Carolina, Louisiana and Virginia prior to coming to Countryside.  She enjoys helping small animals, cat and dogs.  Dr Stacey has 3 cats, Sadie, Sunshine, and Sassy. and a Shih Tzu WooWoo.
Management Staff

  • Dottie Butler , Office Manager

    Dottie has worked at CVH since 1991. She started off working at the front desk as a receptionist and then moved to the position of Office Manager in 1996. Dottie has worked in the veterinary field since 1982. She has 2 cats, Stanley and Willis, and enjoys spending quality time with her children and grandchildren. Vetsuite_Img_54058


  • Linda Goettel , Technician, CVT

    Linda has been a Veterinary Technician at CVH since 2005.  She got her certification as a CVT in 1986.  Since then she has worked with many different species of animals, within various fields of animal health.  She has 2 cats at home, Ebby and Ruf Ruf, who are the delights of her life. Vetsuite_Img_54059

  • Emily Ballantyne , Technician, CVT

    Emily has been working at CVH as a technician since 2007.  She graduated from Norwin High School in 2006, and then attended the Vet Tech Institute to obtain her Associate's Degree in Veterinary Technology.  Emily received her certification as a CVT this spring.  She has 5 cats at home named Geno, Simba, Muffin, Lexi, and Charlie, and a border collie/cattle dog mix named Frank. Vetsuite_Img_53770

  • Rachel Shuttleworth

    Rachel has been working at CVH as a technician since December 2010.  She graduated for Vet Tech Institute in December 2009.  Besides working a technician she also worked a a zoo keeper since graduating.  She has 2 dogs Coco and Jake. She hopes to someday return to school for Zoology. Vetsuite_Img_138913

  • Samantha Langley

    Samantha has been a technician at CVH since September 2011. She has been a veterinary technichian for 6 years, starting as volunteer kennel attendant. When she is not here, she is spending quality time with her two children Abelina and Malya and her cat Diesel (a CVH rescue). Vetsuite_Img_162188

  • Stephanie Hill , Technician, CVT

    Stephanie has been a technician at CVH since July 2011.  She graduated from Vet Tech Institute in 2010 and received her CVT at the end of 2010. Before coming to Countrysdie, she worked at AVETS.  Stephanie has a daughter, Brianna the two cats, Kiki and Pickles
Kennel Staff

  • Gloria Hathaway , Kennel Attendant

    Gloria has been working as a kennel attendent at CVH since 2008. She has been working as an animal caregiver in the veterinary field for the past 12 years.  She started her career as a volunteer for a no-kill shelter for several years, and that was when she realized she wanted to work with animals full time.  She has a golden retriever mix named Kennedy, and a cat named Vito.Vetsuite_Img_54066

Reception Staff

  • Beverly Yakubco

    Bev has been working as a receptionist at CVH since 2004.  She graduated from the Business Career Institute with an Associates Degree in Business Management.  She has 2 daughters and a son-in-law, as well as 3 grandchildren and 5 grandpups and her Shih Tzu Mitzy.   She feels this is the most rewarding job she has ever had. Vetsuite_Img_54070

  • Karen Panigal

    Karen has worked as a receptionist at CVH since 2002. She has an Associate's Degree in Business Management from WCCC. She is married and has a lab named Luke. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, bowling, and spending time with her husband and family. Vetsuite_Img_54068

  • Tammy Brown

    Tammy has been working as a receptionist at CVH since May 2001. After a couple months off she returned in October 2010.  She is married and has an adorable daughter Ava, 2 dogs Lady and Nina.  She enjoys baking and spending time with family and friends. Vetsuite_Img_138907

  • Karen Benedict

    Karen has worked as a receptionst at CVH since 2009.  She has an Associates Degree in Business/Secretarial Science from CCAC and Office Technology from WCCC.  She is married and has four children and her beagle Casey. She enjoys gardening, cooking and spending time with her family. Vetsuite_Img_138819

  • Karen Kidd


  • Princess aka Runt , Greeter/Diva

    Princess is James' sister and has also been a member of the CVH team since 2002.  Her main role at the hospital is to make sure every person who walks through the door acknowkedges her presence and knows that she is, in fact, a princess. She is often seen at the front desk helping out as a part time receptionist. Her lack of thumbs makes typing difficult but she still tries her best to help out! She also acts as the official taste tester here at the hospital, sneaking bites of samples here and there to make sure all is perfectly safe before she lets us hand them out!Vetsuite_Img_54073

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