Dr. Denise Chase
Denise Chase is a 1994 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine.
She opened Pleasant Ridge Pet Hospital in August of 2000 and has been happily practicing here ever since.
She lives in Mt. Washington with her husband, 2 children, 2 Dobermans, one cat, a chinchilla, and four chickens. She has a special interest in exotic and pocket pets.
Dr. Jordan Albrecht
Jordan Albrecht, also a graduate of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, joined us full-time in 2012 and has quickly become an important part of our team.
We are sure you will appreciate her thorough, caring approach and skill in caring for her patients.
She enjoys medicine and surgery.
Dr. Albrecht lives in Milford with her husband and their 2 dogs and 2 cats.
Dr. Laura Vonderhaar
Laura Vonderhaar is a Cincinnati native (big fan of Goetta and Skyline!!) and a 2013 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She pursued veterinary medicine as a second career after having been an accountant for many years. Her interests include preventative medicine, client education, and surgery.
Dr. Vonderhaar is married and lives in Finneytown with 2 dogs (Dexter and Brillo are pictured) and 3 cats: Wally, Moxie, and Louie. She enjoys spending time with good friends, watching movies, working on home improvement projects, motorcycle riding and spending time with her fur “kids.”
Dr. Rebecca Coyle
Rebecca Coyle is originally from the Cincinnati area and grew up in Delhi. She graduated from the College of Mount St. Joseph and then completed her Master of Science degree in Cancer Biology at Vanderbilt University. She worked in cancer research for four years before attending the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine and graduated in 2015. Dr. Coyle has a passion for working with animals and aspires to give every pet the best care possible.
Dr. Coyle currently resides in Cincinnati with her husband and daughter. She has two amazing rescue dogs: Sunny and Max.
Dr. Erin Schelle
Erin Schelle joined our team in February 2022. She grew up in Middletown, Ohio, and is a 2010 graduate of The Ohio State University. She spent some time practicing in Albuquerque, New Mexico and then moved back to Ohio in 2012. After spending about a year in emergency medicine she switched back to small animal general practice in 2013.
Dr. Schelle and her husband have 2 children, Sam and Jane. They also have 2 cats, Rona and Izzie, a shepherd mix named Toby, and a ball python named Mr. Scales.
Her professional interests are soft tissue surgery, dentistry, and working with feline patients. She also loves working with pets as a puppy/kitten and helping them stay healthy through all of their life stages. In her spare time she loves to quilt, ride on the Little Miami Bike Trail, and watch Notre Dame or Bengals football.
Dr. Sarah Ward
Sarah Ward graduated from the University of Edinburgh with distinction in 2012. She has been practicing in the greater Cincinnati area ever since, and joined our team in June 2023. Dr. Ward enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 children, rambunctious Weimaraner, Levon, and 2 trouble making kitties, Priest and Chris Sabo. Her free time is spent rooting for the Reds and the Bengals.