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MedVet Appoints New Chief Executive Officer and Executive Chairman

MedVet announces new senior leadership appointment positioning organization for continued growth and success. MedVet, a growing nationwide network of specialty and emergency veterinary hospitals is proud to announce the appointment of Linda Lehmkuhl, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Cardiology) as Chief Executive Officer. Eric Schertel, DVM, PhD, DACVS will assume the role of Executive Chairman, and will continue to serve as the Chairman of MedVet’s Board of Directors. Matt Erick, recently joined MedVet as President and Michael Podell, DVM, MSC, DACVIM (Neurology), has been appointed MedVet’s Chief Medical Officer. “MedVet is committed to continue our growth as a veterinarian led and owned organization. We’ve selected a very strong and compassionate leader in Dr. Linda Lehmkuhl, who will drive our organizational success moving…

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Service Dogs Receive a Complimentary Health Screening at MedVet in May

MedVet is providing complimentary eye exams the entire month of May to service dogs during the annual ACVO®/StokesRx™ National Service Animal Eye Exam Event. Three MedVet locations in Ohio are providing these screenings: Columbus, Cincinnati, and Dayton. These screenings are by appointment only. More than 7,500 service and working animals will receive sight-saving eye exams this year, with over 68,000 since the program began in 2008. More than 150 of those service dogs are examined at MedVet each year. MedVet’s two board-certified ophthalmologists provide free eye exams the entire month of May to service dogs who dedicate their lives to serving the public. This includes search and rescue dogs, detection dogs, guide dogs, hearing dogs, therapy dogs, police dogs, and handicapped assistance dogs. “It’s an…