Our Team

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of A-1 Vet Care! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets.

Meet the Team

We look forward to getting to know you, and we hope you’ll take the time to scroll down and get to know us. We have assembled an expert team of veterinary professionals to bring you the best possible healthcare for your pet.

Dr. Jeff Poland
Dr. Jeff Poland graduated from Coshocton High School in 1975 and then went to The Ohio State University for his microbiology degree. He accepted early admission into the OSU College of Veterinary Medicine and graduated in 1982. His interests include surgery and one on one communication with his clients. He is married and has two grown children, three grandchildren, one dog named Macy, one cat named Fonzie, and has had sheep and hogs on their small farm. His wife is always helpful with the office and was instrumental in starting A-1 Vet Care.
Brittney

Brittney is a 2018 graduate of River View High School and resides in Warsaw. She started at A-1 Kennel Care about 2 years ago, and now you can find her at our clinic. Brittney has a dog named Nitro and a cat named Mittens. She is looking forward to meeting you and your furry family.

Josie

Josie is a 2019 graduate of Coshocton High School. She enjoys spending time outdoors with family and friends. Josie has three dogs and a rabbit that she adores. She is looking forward to meeting you and taking care of your fur family.

Kat

Kat grew up on a cattle farm in Utica and graduated high school in 2006. She then earned her Veterinary Technician degree from Bradford School in 2008. Kat currently resides in Coshocton, OH, and loves the rural life! She lives with her husband, two children, and two dogs. She has a long-time passion for the field and cannot wait to meet your fur babies.

Mariah

Mariah is a graduate of Coshocton High School and a 2020 graduate of Mount Vernon Nazarene University. She currently resides in Coshocton along with her four cats. Mariah looks forward to caring for your furry loved ones.

Mary

Mary and her husband live in West Lafayette. They have a cat, Cappachino, and a lab/boxer mix named Lucky, who rules the house. Their daughter is attending college in southern Ohio. She has a puppy (their Grandpuppy), Paisley, which they enjoy immensely. She is looking forward to meeting you and your loved ones.

Teresa
Teresa has been with A-1 Vet Care for 30 years and usually can be found talking with clients on the phone or in person. Teresa and her husband David enjoy their family farm raising crops. Teresa has two grandchildren that reside in Granville with her son Daniel and daughter-in-law, Mandy. Teresa has spent a lifetime caring for animals. Her family has three French Bulldogs named Nelly, Bleu, and Louis who are cared for by A-1 and frequently visit. She hopes to see you and your furry family at A-1 Vet Care soon!
Darby
Darby
Darby Cognion started with A-1 Vet Care in January of 2022. She is the Practice Manager. Darby and her husband Todd enjoy camping, spending time with family and friends, and Ohio State Football. Darby has two children. Her daughter, Jordan, just graduated from Ohio University with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Her son, Cole, will be a senior at Kent State University majoring in Parks and Recreation Management with plans to become a National Park Ranger or a game warden. Her family has an 11-month-old Bernedoodle named Birdie. She is looking forward to seeing you and your furry family at A-1 Vet Care soon!