Maura is originally from Florida, and moved to Ohio in 2018 with her horse of 18 years, her catahoula and 2 cats. She has 12 years of vet tech experience, and is passionate about working with animals. She enjoys horseback riding, and 4 wheeling with her fiancé on their land. They now have 2 horses, 4 cats and 1 dog.
Brooke has been grooming for three years. She started grooming at Pfister Animal Hospital in the fall of 2020.
Janice graduated from Bradford Vet Tech Institute in 2016. She has always had a special
interest in all types of animals, but mainly cats and dogs. She has two dogs (Lucy and Sheeba)
and two cats (Umpy and Muscles). When she isn’t at work she enjoys spending time with her
daughter and family, also playing pool.
Dr. Lindsay Layman has been practicing veterinary medicine since 2006. She graduated Cum Laude from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science in 2002 and received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, also from The Ohio State University, in 2006. She focuses on wellness, including dental care. Dr. Layman has a daughter named Maya, a horse, and a Boston Terrier (aka “The Terriorist”). She enjoys horseback riding, reading, and knitting.
Ken is the oldest assistant at Pfister Animal Hospital, with the third longest work history. You'd think this would make him the Dad of the office, but alas no. He's more the Weird Uncle, but after 13 years, resigned acceptance has set in and this is the best we can hope for.
Ken has been married to his first wife since 1989 showing once the Stockholm Syndrome has set in he's a tolerable person. He has two sons, and was a Stay At Home Dad with them for 9 years. Now, the older one has moved out
Diana is a native of Cleveland, OH. She and her husband moved to the Cincinnati area 6 years ago. She has several years experience working in the veterinary field in several positions. When she is not at work she enjoys scrap booking, crafts and reading. She has 2 dogs, Gingi and Gino and a cat named Skruffy.
Shaye is a 2011 graduate of Stautzenberger College in Toledo Ohio with an associates degree of Applied Science, Veterinary Technology as a Registered Veterinary Technician. She resides in Norwood with her husband Jake, Dog Roxy,and two cats Toulouse and Stanley. Outside of work she enjoys hanging out with her friends, restaurant hunting, and traveling.
Nicole is a West Chester resident and has been with Pfister Animal Hospital since 2012. Nicole briefly lived in Jacksonville, FL where she began her veterinary career as a kennel technician. She has a Chocolate Lab named Mac and a tabby cat named Katty. In her free time she loves boating, camping, traveling, and snow skiing in the winter months.
Sharon graduated from Raymond Walter's in 1986 with an Associates Degree of Applied Sciences, Veterinary Technology. As a Registered Veterinary Technician, she loves working with our clients and their pets. Sharon enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters, caring for her varied pets and enjoying nature.
Irene has been with Pfister Animal Hospital since 2005 and has worked in the animal medical field for over 10 years. She has a special interest in birds, rabbits and other small mammals. Irene enjoys making jewelry and other crafts and sings in her church choir. She and her husband have a dog, 3 cats and birds.
Dr. Freson is a Cincinnati native who decided to return home. She is a graduate of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine and enjoys all aspects of small animal general practice. Some of her special interests include pain management, wellness care, dentistry, and nurturing the human-animal bond. Outside of her work, she enjoys spending time with her daughter (Olivia), husband (Greg) and dog (Missy). She enjoys the outdoors, horseback riding, and attending car shows.
Dr. Pfister is a 1988 graduate of Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. He and his wife along with two daughters live on a farm in Morrow along with their zoo. Outside of work hobbies include construction and travel.