Jennifer Summerfield, DVM CPDT-KA
Originally from the Charleston area, Dr. Summerfield received her bachelor’s degree from Sweet Briar College in Amherst, VA and graduated veterinary school at Ohio State University in 2011 before returning home to West Virginia. Her interests include internal medicine and companion animal behavior with a focus on puppy socialization and common behavior problems in dogs and cats. She spends time at home relaxing with her cats, Isabel and Bernadette, and enjoys training and competing in AKC agility, obedience, and conformation with her three Shetland sheepdogs Remy, Gatsby and Clint.
Dr. Summerfield is a member of the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior (AVSAB) and the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT). She is also an approved Canine Good Citizen evaluator for the American Kennel Club.
Education: Sweet Briar College, Ohio State University
Brandon Dudding, RVT
Brandon was born and raised in Huntington, WV and a 2004 graduate of Spring Valley High school. He is a graduate of Penn Foster University with an associate’s degree in veterinary technology. Brandon has one dog (Molly), and one cat (Atticus). He currently lives in Huntington with his wife Kassie and their son, River. When not working at the clinic, he is an adjunct instructor at Mountwest Community and Technical College’s veterinary technician program, as well as a drumline instructor at Wayne High School. In his spare time he enjoys fishing, Crossfit, or spending the day with his wife and son.
Education: Spring Valley High School, Penn Foster College
Leigh Ann Baker
Veterinary Assistant, Inventory Manager
Leigh Ann was born and raised in Wayne, WV. Her compassion and love for all creatures brought her to the veterinary field in 2002 and she has been a great part of the BVS family since November 2007.
Leigh Ann spends her spare time with her children, Dylan and Isabella, along with their dogs (Bo, Kody, Sophie, Titan, Abby, Nova, and Delilah), cats (Prada, Camaro, Mercedes, Blue), and two cockatiels (Aro and Percy). She enjoys going to the lake and the park with her family and animals, and spending some quality time with her family at zoos and aquariums.
Education: Wayne High School
Veterinary Assistant, Receptionist
Karla was born in Ironton, OH and currently lives in Willow Wood, OH. She is a graduate of Ironton High School and studied Equine Studies at Ohio University. She has three children – Seth(24), Katie(16), and John(12). They live on a 230 acre farm with their cattle, 7 horses, barn cats, and 11 dogs. Karla loves to hunt, fish, camp, be outdoors, and ride motorcycles with her boyfriend Chris Metzger.
Education: Ironton High School, Ohio University
Mary was born in Huntington, MA and raised in Huntington, WV. She is a graduate of Marshall University and is currently pursuing a veterinary technician degree at Mountwest Community and Technical College. In her spare time she enjoys playing with her four dogs, reading, or enjoying the great outdoors.