SAMUEL W. SPECK III, DVM
Dr. Sam Speck received his DVM in 1989 from The Ohio State University College of Veterinay Medicine and joined Fox Veterinary Hospital that same year.
Outside of the hospital, he is a member of the Elyria Sunrise Rotary Club and a board member of the Community Foundation of Lorain County.
He and his wife, Ellen, and their three children live near LaGrange. They have a dog, Clare, and a cat, Maggie.
JOSEPH A. URIG, DVM
Dr. Joe Urig graduated in 1992 from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine.
Having grown up in Eaton Township and now residing in Carlisle Township, Dr. Joe is involved in various community activities. He currently serves as a trustee for the Grafton-Midview Public Library and volunteers for several organizations.
He and his wife Cindy spend much of their time attending the numerous activities and sporting events in which their three children participate.
LISA M. FOX WRIGHT, DVM,
IVAS CVA, CVFT, GDVCHM
Dr. Lisa Fox Wright graduated from Midview High School in 2002 and attended Ohio University until 2005 obtaining her BA in Pre-Veterinary Biology. She has been awarded with the Outstanding Senior Award for academic standings and for founding the OU Pre-Vet Club.
In 2005, she began Vet School at The Ohio State University and graduated in the top 10% of the 2009 class. She also has been awarded the Radiography award for her interest and performance in Ultrasonagraphy.
She joined Fox Vet Hospital in July of 2009
Dr. Lisa received her certification of IVAS Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist in May of 2014 and received her certification in Chinese Vet Food Therapy in June of 2015. In January of 2017 Lisa received her graduate diploma in Veterinary Chinese Herbal Medicine.
She has been involved in 4-H since the age of 12 years old and never has missed a Lorain County Fair attendance in her life. She has shown harness and pack goats, won multiple awards, and helped her 4-H club begin the Pack Goat classes at the fair.
She married James R. Wright in December of 2008 and they had their first child, Aidan William Wright in April of 2010. They have 3 dogs, (Zip, Ranger & Ihop) and 3 cats (Pebbles, Motor and Charlotte Eileen).
WILLIAM K. FOX, DVM - Retired
As of October 1, 2014, Dr. Fox retired from the practice but is still an active as a Board Member of FVH.
Dr. Fox and his wife, Kathleen have 6 horses, 2 cats and a golden retriever. When not working on the farm or volunteering they trail ride all over the Midwest, camping at many state parks.
SANDY NAXER, Practice Manager, RVT.
Sandy graduated from Cuyahoga Community College obtaining her Associates Degree in Applied Science and became a Registered Veterinary Technician in 2009. Since graduating she has been involved in large animal medicine, companion animal medicine, emergency medicine and medical research.
Sandy joined FVH in March of 2016. She enjoys spending time with her family and taking care of her small farm including horses, chickens, cats, dogs and rabbits.
We have 4 Registered Veterinary Technicians on staff including:
Shannon, Vickie, Mark, and Sandy (the Practice Manager)
We have 3 Veterinary Assistants: Becky, Carli (soon to be a Registered Vet Tech) and Melanie.
Our Techs and Assistants make up a team that any Veterinary Hospital would be proud to have. The knowledge, skill, compassion and level of care coming from them is outstanding. Rest assured your pet is treated as one of our own.
OUR RECEPTIONISTS AND KENNEL STAFF
Our Receptionists are our first eyes and ears of what is happening. Their role is very important to us and we rely heavily on them to relay you and your pets needs. They are there to help you and your pet receive the best care possible and are glad to accommodate you in whatever way possible.
Our Kennel Staff is there to make your pet feel at home. Not only do they keep them fed, watered and cleaned, they spend numerous hours making your pets feel loved and comforted.