Meet Our Team

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Meet the Chagrin Animal Clinic team!

Our friendly and compassionate staff will be here to help when you need us most.

Caryn Scaravelli, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr Scaravelli graduated from OSU in 1981. She married Dr Eldridge a year later. She enjoyed working alongside her husband, who is now retired, in their new facility. Her special interests are canine and feline wellness and providing exceptional veterinary care to her patients. When Dr. Scaravelli is not at work, she enjoys gardening, reading, and taking their beagle, Alley, on long walks.

Lauren Binder, DVM

Veterinarian

As a Chagrin Falls native, Dr. Binder takes great pride in caring for her hometown pets and their families. Her special interests in veterinary medicine are surgery, geriatric canine health, dermatology, and feline medicine.

After graduating from Walsh Jesuit High School, Dr. Binder’s educational road trip began at the University of San Diego, where she graduated with a degree in Biology. The journey continued, graduating from Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine, followed by an internship at Equine Sports Medicine and Surgery in Weatherford, Texas. She remained in the Lone Star state for several years practicing small animal medicine in Houston. It was then time to make her way back to Ohio to raise her three young boys nearer to family in the ideal setting of the Chagrin Valley.

When she’s not at Chagrin Animal Clinic, you can find Dr. Binder spending time with her husband and sons or on the local roads and trails training for marathons and Ironman triathlons. The journey continues, but now from home.

Lydia Rust, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Rust is excited to be joining the Chagrin Animal Clinic team. After graduating from Tulane University with a B.S. in Neuroscience and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and a Master’s in Neuroscience, she attended The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She has lived in Montana and New York, but is happy to be in her home state of Ohio. Dr. Rust enjoys many aspects of veterinary medicine, but is especially interested in surgery, dentistry, behavior and feline medicine.

Outside of work, Dr. Rust enjoys running, hiking, traveling, reading and gardening. Her 3 cats, Becky, Essie and James, keep her very busy!

Erin Stitts, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Stitts grew up locally in Twinsburg. After graduating from The Ohio State University as an animal science major, she attended The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine.

She loves Columbus, but is happy to be moving back to northeast Ohio. Dr. Stitts is looking forward to joining the Chagrin Animal Clinic team in June. Her special interests in veterinary medicine are geriatric health and dentistry.

When she’s outside of work, Dr. Stitts enjoys running, hiking, and riding her horses. She has a full house with her husband and four dogs – Marshall, Presto, Emma, and Chai.

Tricia

Practice Manager

Tricia just recently moved back to Ohio from North Carolina, where she has worked in veterinary medicine since 2005. She is an experienced Operations, Marketing, and Practice Manager. Tricia made the move back to her childhood home to be closer to her family. She lives with her husband and three furry children. She enjoys camping, hiking and all of the Cleveland sporting and music events.

Jenny

Lead RVT

Jenny has her Bachelors of Science in Environmental Geography from Ohio University, and then went on to complete Cuyahoga Community Colleges’ Veterinary Technology program in 2010 and has worked as an RVT since. She came to Chagrin Animal Clinic in 2016 where she has since been a dedicated member of our team. When she’s not at work, Jenny enjoys hiking with her four dogs, horseback riding, gardening, and reading.

Andrea

RVT

Andrea graduated from Cuyahoga Community Colleges Veterinary Technology program in 2002 and began working for Chagrin Animal Clinic in 2004 as an RVT. She was with the clinic in its early years in its old building on Chagrin Rd and has thoroughly enjoyed working in the updated, new facility. In her spare time, Andrea enjoys tending to her many animals, taking her beloved Rat Terrier, Finn to agility, and riding horses.

Jason

RVT

Jason graduated from Wittenberg University with his Bachelor’s degree in Asian Studies. He lived in California for 12 years where he worked in home design. In 2016, he moved back home to Ohio and decided to change his career path to veterinary medicine. He graduated from Kent State’s Veterinary Technology Program in 2019 and began working at an emergency veterinary practice. Jason joined the CAC team in June of 2020. In his free time, Jason enjoys reading and bicycling and shares his home with his two pets, Turbo and Bella.

Kelsey

Veterinary Assistant

Kelsey joined the Chagrin Animal Clinic team in August of 2020. She has ten years of veterinary experience working as an assistant. She will be starting classes to further her education and become a Registered Veterinary Technician. Kelsey shares her home with her husband and four fur babies, two dogs, and two cats. In her spare time, she enjoys camping, fishing, and working with horses.

Sydney

Veterinary Assistant

Sydney joined our team in January of 2021. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Wildlife Conservation from Missouri State University and has a great passion for animals of all species. For the last 9 years, she was an animal keeper in the Zoo and Aquarium field, which is what brought her to Ohio. She shares her home with her partner and their 3 loving cats. In her free time, Sydney enjoys camping, kayaking, and spending time with friends.

Donna

Client Service Representative/Veterinary Assistant

Donna joined the Chagrin Animal Clinic team in 2019. She recently moved back to Ohio from Flagstaff, Arizona. She has 13 years of previous veterinary field experience.  Donna shares her home with her three dogs and cat. She loves spending her free time with her two daughters, and outdoor activities such as hiking and kayaking.

Alley Beagle

Furry Team Member

Alley Beagle became a member of the doctor’s family while they were on a trip to Pennsylvania. She was running down the road next to their car covered in ticks and porcupine quills. When the doctors reached their destination, Alley continued up to greet them. They had her treated for her medical issues and she then became a permanent member of their family and the Chagrin Animal Clinic team. She offers tail wags and affection to anyone when needed.

Julie Schroyer

Julie Schroyer

Client Service Representative

Julie graduated from Kent State University with a degree in Zoology in 2017 and moved to Texas to start her career in zookeeping. She recently moved back to Ohio and joined our team in October of 2019. When she is not at work, Julie enjoys spending time with her friends and family, caring for her animals, and being outdoors. 
Alley Beagle

Alley Beagle

Furry Team Member

Alley Beagle became a member of the doctor’s family while they were on a trip to Pennsylvania. She was running down the road next to their car covered in ticks and porcupine quills. When the doctors reached their destination, Alley continued up to greet them. They had her treated for her medical issues and she then became a permanent member of their family and the Chagrin Animal Clinic team. She offers tail wags and affection to anyone when needed.

Great veterinarians and friendly staff committed to providing excellent care and superior service!

Location

16680 West Park Circle Dr.
Chagrin Falls, OH 44023
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Hours

Monday-Friday: 8:00am – 6:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am – 12:00pm
Sunday: Closed

Contact

Phone: (440) 708-2828
Fax: (440) 708-2835
Email: chagrinanimalclinicstaff@gmail.com

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