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.

Vincent Svonavec, VMD

Meet Dr. Vincent Svonavec! Dr. Vince has been practicing veterinary medicine for almost 30 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, including echocardiography. Dr. Svonavec loves learning new techniques and is always trying to stay up to date on the newest information in the field! In his spare time, he loves the outdoors! He most enjoys spending time with his Golden Retriever Oakley, who he adopted last year! Pictured here, he is taking care of one of his many kitty patients.

Ashley Maust, DVM

Meet Dr. Ashley Maust! Dr. Ashley was born and raised in Somerset County! She grew up in Animal Medical Center through high school and college with Dr. Svonavec being her mentor! 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. 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. In her spare time, she enjoys horse shows with her quarter horses! Pictured with Dr. Ashley, is one of her many puppy patients!

  • Mark May, Financial Controller
  • Mattie Lyons, Inventory and Information Technology Manager
  • Christal Swank, CVT – Veterinary Technologist
  • Brittany Gary, CVT –  Certified Veterinary Technician
  • Julie Szczur, CVT –  Certified Veterinary Technician
  • Abigail Pearson –  Veterinary Assistant
  • Ashley Croyle – Veterinary Assistant
  • Ashley Gacka – Veterinary Assistant
  • Heather May – Pharmacy Assistant
  • Alexis Burkett
  • Amber Bilbie
  • Samantha Holt
  • Rylie Sheehan