Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team!

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Twin Valley Veterinary Services in West Alexandria! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!

Please call us at 937-839-4169 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!

Dr. John Ulrich

John Ulrich graduated from The Ohio State University in 1998. He has been practicing in West Alexandria for the past 20 years. His father, Mark Ulrich was a large animal vet for the Dayton area and John followed in his footsteps. Dr. John lives at his family farm with his wife and their 6 children. Their farm is also home to plenty of cattle, 3 donkeys, 2 cats and 3 Brittany’s named Rusty, Roscoe and River. Dr. John enjoys the outdoors and of course Ohio State Football.

Dr. Marisa Schaar


Marisa Schaar has been a part of our team since 2012. She started out as a volunteer and quickly turned into an employee. Marisa graduated with a Bachelor’s in Animal Science from the University of Findlay and then went on to graduate from the University of Missouri with a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. She lives on a beautiful farm with her husband, Austin, and their Australian Shepherd Mix, Delilah, their Chi-weenie, Daisy and their cats Jasmine and Myrtle. They have recently added mini herefords to their farm as well.

Cassidy Monnig


Cassidy Shell has been apart of our team since the summer of 2016. While working for us she attended Morehead State University and recently graduated with her Bachelors of Science in Veterinary Technology. Cassidy lives at home with her deaf rescue Bully Mix Roscoe, her other bully mix Dottie and her cat Cindy along with some laying hens. Cassidy is a fantastic member of our team, she is not only our technician but our receptionist, janitor and snack organizer.

Lani Sollenberger

Lani Sollenberger has been apart of our team since November of 2017. Lani is our part-time assistant. She runs her family farm with her husband and three children. She is a fur mom to plenty of cattle and barn cats and her group of Australian Shepherds.

Morgan Garrett


Morgan Garrett has been apart of our team since March 2012. You may know her for her rainbow hair and tattoos. She lives at home with her husband and two daughters. She is a fur mom to 3 Bully Mixes, Rexinald, Annie and Lambo. She also has a Lab Mix named Ringer. She is a cat mom to Baymax and Cinderblock along with a turtle named Spike and an Axolotl named Susan.

Sharon Nichols


Sharon Nichols has been a part of our team since March of 2020. Greener Pastures is her home oasis where she spends time with her husband and many animals. She is a fur mom to her alpacas, horses, donkeys, dogs and cats. She is a client turned employee and we are happy to have her on our team.

Teresa Wysong

Teresa is a client turned employee who the joined our team in October of 2022. She is a lifelong resident of West Alexandria, where she lives with her husband and the youngest of their six children. Teresa enjoys working with horses and their people and is earning her Western Dressage Judge Certification. Teresa has been a fantastic new addition to our team and we are excited to have her grow with us.

Anita Highley

Assistant Manager and Training Advisor

Anita Highley has been apart of our team since June 2020. She has been an incredible addition to our team.  Anita has worked in the Veterinary field for over 14 years, including an Emergency Clinic in Tennessee. She is active in wildlife rescue and very knowledgeable in neonatal kittens and puppies.  She is married to her best friend Doug for 32 years, together they have 3 sons and 2 granddaughters.  She is fur mom to numerous animals and has an amazing passion towards any and all animals. We are so excited to have her grow with us.

Jade Huff

Receptionist/Veterinary Assistant/Registered Veterinary Technician Student

Jade Huff has been apart of our team since October 2021. She is a fur mom to her dogs River and Ruger and a human mom to her beautiful daughter. She enjoys crafting and hunting. After exceling as a Veterinary Assistant she is now currently in school to become our next Technician. We can’t wait to see her grow even more!

Allison Colwell

Veterinarian Assistant/Technician Student
Allison has been apart of our team since September of 2022. She is married to her high school sweetheart, Dylan. Together they have two beautiful twin boys, Braxton and Beckham. They enjoy their time on their farm with a handful of cows, their two dogs, Beau and Remington. Allison is currently in school to become a Registered Veterinarian Technician. Animals are her passion and we can not wait to continue to see her grow as part of our team.

Chelsea Thompson

Veterinarian Assistant/Registered Veterinary Technician Student
Chelsea has been apart of our team since May 2022. She is currently in school to be an RVT. She lives at home with her husband on their farm, where they raise cattle, sheep, shepherds, peacocks and tons of other animals. Her knowledge and skill have been a huge addition to our team. We are excited to have Chelsea as part of our team.