Lake Cable Animal Hospital - Our Staff
Dr. Heidi Watters has dedicated a great deal of her life to helping and caring for animals. As far back as middle school, she knew she wanted to be a veterinarian. During her high school and college years at Walsh College, she worked for a variety of veterinarians and learned a great deal about pet care. After graduating from OSU College of Veterinary Medicine in 1992, Dr. Watters worked for a few veterinarians in Canton. In 1995, she purchased Lake Cable Animal Hospital from Dr. Lowell Lambert. She is a member of the AVMA, Academy of Veterinary Medicine of Stark County, OVMA, American Association of Feline Practitioners, the Stark County Humane Society and the Secretary / Veterinarian for the Canines Helping Independent People (CHIP) Program.
Dr. Watters, her husband Kevin and their two children, Emily and Michael, currently live in Jackson Township with their dogs, Bella, and Lily along with their cats, Blackjack and Roulette. Ashley is the cat that lives at the hospital.
Kristine joined our hospital as a veterinary assistant in 2006. In 2015, Kristine was promoted to our Office Manager where she is applying her knowledge and years of experience to make our hospital the best. . Kristine’s love of animals shows every day at work also occurs at home where she, her husband Jason, and her sons, Tyler and JJ, live with 5 cats in Canton.
Ken is our senior Registered Veterinary Technician and lives in Massillon with his wife, daughter, two Scottish Folds, The Cheat and Rufus, as well as their Great Dane, Iris. Ken is a 2015 graduate of the Veterinary Technician program at Kent State University at Tuscarawas. In what spare time he has, Ken enjoys reading and drawing.
Joyce is our Veterinary Technician and lives in North Canton with her boyfriend and 2 cats, Titan and Hercules. Joyce graduated from the Veterinary Technician program at Kent State at Tuscarawas in 2016. In Joyce’s spare time, she enjoys going back to her home town, Carrollton, to ride horses.
Melissa is our Veterinary Assistant. She moved back to Akron, Ohio from Fort Myers, Florida. In Florida, she worked 2 years for a non-profit no-kill animal shelter caring for over 450 cats and 60 dogs. She lives with her boyfriend and has 3 cats and 2 dogs.
Kaylee is our Veterinary Assistant. She started working for Lake Cable Animal Hospital in 2017. She lives with her husband, son, and 2 dogs, Dakota and Oakley. In Kaylee’s spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and baking.