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, two daughters, 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.
Maria is our Veterinary Technician. Since she was a little girl, she knew she wanted to be in a career field where she could help animals. Animals are her passion and holds a very special place in her heart. Maria wholeheartedly loves what she does. On a “ruff” day, you will find her spending time with her dogs, listening to music, and eating ice cream. In her spare time, she likes playing her violin, hiking, kayaking, rock climbing, and pretty much anything outdoors!
Mandy is our Veterinary Assistant. She drives from Tallmadge to be with us everyday. Mandy and Kyle are lifelong lovers of animals of all kinds (including cats, snakes, lizards, and more) and consider their pets family. Mandy is a huge music fan and in her spare time she loves to collect music memorabilia from every era. She’s always on the lookout for records to add to her impressive collection. She is currently taking guitar lessons and starting a guitar collection of her own.
Kayla is our Veterinary Assistant. She grew up in Cleveland and now lives in Barberton with her children. Kayla has always had a passion for animals and one day hopes to become a veterinarian and start her own practice.