Our Veterinary Team
Heidt Veterinary Hospital in Lima, OH
Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Heidt Veterinary Hospital! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!
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Wendy Fuduric, DVM
Wendy Fuduric is a DVM at Heidt Veterinary Hospital. She has been practicing since 2001 (July 2004 at Heidt Veterinary Hospital). Wendy Fuduric attended the Ross University of Florida.
She prides herself on finding creative solutions to difficult problems, whether medical or surgical, to accommodate families and their cherished pets.
In her free time, she likes to go on jogs with her dog and spend time with her family outside.
She adores the community. In the service area, people are friendly and appreciative, which makes it a pleasant place to work.
Education: Ross University of Florida.
Joe Fuduric, DVM
Joe Fuduric is a DVM at Heidt Veterinary Hospital. He has been practicing since 2001(28/7/2004 at Heidt Veterinary Hospital). Dr. Joe attended the Ross University of Florida and his Clinical at the University of Illinois. He specializes in small animal medicine.
Joe prides himself on always working hard to provide each patient with great care with our amazing staff.
In his free time, he likes spending time with his three daughters and enjoying the outdoors.
Joe loves his community. He has met many wonderful people throughout the year and thinks it’s an excellent place to raise a family.
His mission is to provide the best veterinary care to each patient, along
with education for the clients.
Education: Ross University of Florida and Clinical at the University of Illinois.
Dr. Emily, Associate Veterinarian
Emily M. Augsburger is a Doctor at Heidt Veterinary Hospital. She has been practicing since 2020. Dr. Emily attended The Ohio State University.
She prides herself on creating a bond with an owner while caring for their fur baby.
She likes cycling, hiking, wine tasting, and puzzles in her free time.
Education: Ohio State University
Dr. Danielle, Associate Veterinarian
Danielle Steffan is an Associate Veterinarian at Heidt Veterinary Hospital. She has been practicing since 2007 (10 years at Heidt). Danielle attended The University of Findlay as an undergraduate at Iowa State University School of veterinary medicine.
She prides herself on compassion for patients and their owners. It can be upsetting when pets are sick, and she does her best to improve the patient’s health and help their owners in the process. Communication is key to meeting everyone’s needs.
Most of her time is focused on internal medicine, but she also enjoys surgery. In her free time, she loves to travel with her family. Dr. Danielle is also an avid reader.
She loves the small-town atmosphere and getting to know people and their pets.
Education: University of Findlay for undergraduate at Iowa State University School of Veterinary Medicine
Dr. Breighly, Associate Veterinarian
Dr. Breighly Bolton attended St Matthews University. She takes pride in building strong, trusting relationships with clients and their furry loved ones. She enjoys working collaboratively with clients to provide the best care possible.
She also enjoys working out, running, reading, Netflix show binging, and spending time with friends, family, and her cats, Cocoa and Boo.
Jessica, Practice Manager
Jessica Vandenbroek graduated from the University of Findlay and has been with Heidi Veterinary Hospital since December 2022. She takes pride in making sure everyone who walks in the door feels welcomed and that they are a part of the family.
In her free time, she loves spending time with her husband and three little ones on their farm. They raise and show their registered Tunis Sheep nationally. She also loves to craft and be outside as much as possible.
Marsha Buettner is a Registered Veterinary Technician at Heidt Veterinary Hospital. She has been practicing since 2016. Marsha Buettner attended Brown Mackie College.
Marsha prides herself on taking care of pets in need as if they are her own and being there for clients in high-stress situations.
In her free time, she likes crafting, gardening, and spending time with her husband and dogs.
Education: Brown Mackie College
Elisabeth Gilroy is a Registered Veterinary Technician at Heidt Veterinary Hospital. Elisabeth has been practicing since 2017. She attended the International Business College (Fort Wayne, IN).
The clinic is a very busy practice, and Elisabeth prides herself on her ability to multitask the foresee the needs of the clinic and her colleagues.
In her free time, outside of the clinic, she enjoys spending time with her husband, her family and her four-legged friends. She lives on her grandparent’s farm property which was just purchased as their first home. They have been completing renovations to the 1920 farmhouse. She also owns a few goats on the farm who keep her very busy.
Education: International Business College (Fort Wayne, IN).
Hannah , RVT
Hannah Zeller has been an RVT at Heidt Vet Hospital since June 2017. She went to school at the Vet Tech Institute in Ft. Wayne, IN. She has a lot of pride in her skills with surgery and emergency cases. If not busy with surgery or lab cases, she loves to work on client education. In her free time she loves going on walks and hikes with her dog Nila, or traveling with her husband Ryan. She is a warm-weather lover and always has a garden bed full of native flowers.
Jessica, Receptionist/Veterinarian Assistant
Jessica Schroeder has been practicing veterinary medicine for almost six years. She attended Staitzenberger College. She takes pride in comforting and caring for clients and patients during their hard times, especially end-of-life. She enjoys making patients feel at ease during their visits and client education.
In her free time, Jessica spends time with her friends and family, especially her husband and kids. She enjoys attending and watching sporting events like football, hockey, and baseball. She loves to cook and bake and also travel and experience new adventures.
Erin, Receptionist/Veterinarian Assistant
Erin Collins is a Receptionist/Veterinarian Assistant at Heidt Veterinary Hospital. She has been practicing since July 2022. Erin Collins attended Ada High School and the University of Northwestern Ohio.
She enjoys being able to help pets and their owners and provide them with the best experience possible.
In Erin’s free time, she enjoys baking, reading, gardening, and being outdoors.
Education: Ada High School and University of Northwestern Ohio
Lacey, Receptionist/Veterinarian Assistant
Lacey Wright is a Receptionist/Veterinarian Assistant at Heidt Veterinary Hospital. She has been practicing for a couple of months. Lacey attended Elida High School | Penn Foster.
When it comes to veterinary medicine and/or taking care of patients, she prides herself in being the one to schedule and get the animals in when they aren’t feeling well. She also takes pride in learning something new every day!
In her free time, Lacey enjoys taking her dog, Zara, for walks and hanging out with family. She also enjoys doing puzzles and listening to music.
Education: Elida High School and Penn Foster
Destiny, Receptionist/Veterinarian Assistant
Destiny Askins is a Receptionist/Veterinarian Assistant at Heidt Veterinary Hospital. She has been practicing since 2021. Destiny attended Elida High School.
She takes pride in being able to provide the best care possible to each patient, treating them as her own, as well as being able to help with diagnosis properly and efficiently.
During her free time, she likes to try new tricks with her dogs, Momma (9) and Legion (4), as well as explore new walking places. From time to time, she volunteers at her local animal sheltie and helps out on their family rescue farm.
Education: Elida High School
Maddy, Receptionist/Veterinarian Assistant
Maddy Moody attended Colby Community College and has been practicing for one year. She prides herself in taking care of patients and helping people in the community.
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her two dogs and going on walks.
Marisol, Receptionist/Veterinarian Assistant
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