Meet the friendly staff at Chagrin Animal Clinic!

  • James Eldridge, DVM

    Dr Eldridge graduated from from OSU in 1981. Six years later, he purchased Chagrin Animal Clinic. In 2007, he build a new facility and  moved the clinic to it's current location. Outside of work, Dr. Eldridge enjoys tending to his orchids, golfing, and attending meetings with his Rotary group.

  • Caryn Scaravelli, DVM

    Dr Scaravelli graduated from OSU in 1981.  She married Dr Eldridge a year later. When Dr. Scaravelli is not at work, she enjoys gardening, reading, and taking their beagle, Alley on long walks.

  • Jenny Van Hyning, RVT/Office Manager

    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, gardening, and reading.

  • Andrea Ballas, RVT

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

  • Megan Barrett
    Veterinary Technician

    Megan graduated from Stautzenberger College in July of 2018 from the Veterinary Technology program and began working at the clinic shortly thereafter. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family and riding her horse Kalvin.

  • Shari Tarone

    Shari joined Chagrin Animal Clinic as a receptionist in 2015. Outside of work, Shari enjoys spending time with her three beagles, children, and grandchildren.

  • Amanda Bransteter

    Amanda has been with Chagrin Animal Clinic as a receptionist since July of 2018. She has always had a passion for animals and enjoys meeting all of our patients when they come for their visits! When not working, she enjoys spending time with her family, going to concerts and taking her beagle, Beau on adventures. She also enjoys reading, scrap booking and hanging out with her cat Vinny.

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Our Regular Schedule

Chagrin Falls Office


8:00 am-6:00 pm


8:00 am-6:00 pm


8:00 am-6:00 pm


8:00 am-6:00 pm


8:00 am-6:00 pm


8:00 am-12:00 pm