Meet Our Team

Animal Medical Center of Somerset County, Inc was founded in 1992. This dynamic team of veterinarians and motivated, caring staff is committed to providing advanced cutting edge care with hometown compassion.

Dr. Vincent smiling with his yellow Labrador

Vincent Svonavec, VMD

Meet Dr. Vincent Svonavec! Dr. Vince has been practicing veterinary medicine for twenty-five years. He completed his undergraduate studies at Penn State University and graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine. His fields of interest include internal medicine and ultrasound diagnostics. Dr. Vince’s life outside of Animal Medical Center revolves around his family. He and his wife keep busy with the activities of their three daughters, including helping with their 4-H livestock projects of lambs, meat goats and pigs. Pictured with Dr. Vince is one of his many four-legged family members, Rikki. Rikki is a nine-year-old Labrador Retriever. Rikki is not only Dr. Vince’s good buddy, but has also been a blood donor for more than a few of our critically ill canine patients.

Ashley Maust, DVM

Meet Dr. Ashley Maust! Dr. Maust was born and raised in Somerset County! She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown graduating magna cum laude with a degree in biology and chemistry. Following her undergraduate studies, she completed her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine. Her fields of interest include soft tissue surgery, dentistry, and preventative care! Dr. Maust is a fear free certified veterinarian, meaning she takes extra pride in ensuring vet visits are as low stress as possible for her patients. In addition to her love of veterinary medicine, Dr. Maust and her husband are the proud owners of May’s Country Kennels, a pet boarding facility located in Friedens, PA. Pictured with Dr. Ashley, is her best friend and hiking buddy, Annie!

  • Lisa Clevenger, Staff Scheduling Manager & Inventory Specialist
  • Christal Swank, CVT – Veterinary Technologist
  • Angelina Bent, CVT – CVT – Certified Veterinary Technologist, Idexx Laboratory Quality Control Specialist
  • Brittany Gary, CVT –  Certified Veterinary Technician
  • Julie Szczur, CVT –  Certified Veterinary Technician
  • Heather Leer, CVT – Certified Veterinary Technician
  • Abigail Pearson –  Veterinary Assistant
  • Ashley Croyle – Veterinary Assistant
  • Angelina Syphan – Veterinary Assistant
  • Hannah Miller – Assistant
  • Sydnee Ashbrook, Assistant
  • Hailey Bryner, Assistant
  • Nicole Smiley – Assistant
  • Aubrey Jackson – Assistant
  • Rachel Palya
  • Alexis Burkett
  • Theresa Sproull
  • Nicole Kinley
  • Cassidy Rice