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, 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 a 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 Ballas, RVT

    Andrea graduated from Cuyahoga Community Colleges Veterinary Technology program in 2002, and began working for the Chagrin Animal Clinic in 2004 as a 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, RVT

    Megan graduated from Stautzenberger College in July of 2018 from the Veterinary Technology program and began working at the clinic shortly thereafter. She became a RVT in March 2019. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family and riding her horse Kalvin.

  • Amber Scarbrough

    Amber joined the Chagrin Animal Clinic team in March 2019 as a receptionist. She is pursuing her Associates in Human Resource Management at Cuyahoga Community College and her Bachelors of Science in Zoology at Kent State University. She does not own any pets of her own at this time, but would like to someday. Her dream is to have her own veterinary practice.

  • Donna Falz

    Donna recently moved to Ohio from Flagstaff, Arizona where she has had 13 years experience working in the veterinary field. She loves spending her time off with her three dogs and cat, hiking and kayaking.

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Chagrin Falls Office


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