Our Veterinarians

Dr. PicklesimerOur team of vets have well over 30 years of combined experience. Click to below to meet them.

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Meet Our Vets


Dr. PetzelDr. Brian B. Petzel, DVM
Dr. Petzel grew up in Hallsville, Ohio. He received a Bachelor’s degree in 1988 and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1992 from The Ohio State University. He practiced in Newark, Ohio prior to coming to the Chillicothe Animal Clinic in 1993. He enjoys bicycling and is a veteran of the Tour of Scioto River Valley and the Fall Challenge bicycling events. He is a history enthusiast and enjoys spending time with his family. Dr. Petzel is co-owner of the Chillicothe Animal Clinic.

Dr. PicklesimerDr. Beth Picklesimer, DVM
Dr. Picklesimer joined the practice in 2009 after graduating from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Wildlife Biology in 2001 from Ohio University in Athens. She has a special interest in ophthalmology, dentistry, and pathology. She is married and has 2 children, Carly and Brady. Dr. Picklesimer is co-owner of the Chillicothe Animal Clinic.