Dr. Carol Joy

Veterinarian and Medical Director

Where did you go to school? Undergrad: the University of Findlay, graduated in 1998 with a Bachelor of Science in both pre-veterinary medicine and biology. Veterinary School: Michigan State University, graduated with DVM in 2003.

What do you love about veterinary medicine? I love working with pets and their people to help maintain pets’ health and educate owners about their pet’s health. I love problem-solving difficult medical cases and seeing my patients recover and thrive. 

What is your favorite thing about working at Roadside? The team here at Roadside is my favorite thing about my job. We are a family, and we enjoy working closely with our clients and their pets. 

If you have family or pets, what are their names/breeds? I have 3 dogs (Moxie: Swedish Valhund, Dirk: English Bulldog, Nessa: Chihuahua), 3 cats (Jake, Ginger, Bridges), and 2 gerbils (Zero & Silver). I have a husband and four children.

What do you do for fun outside of work? Spending time with my family, traveling, reading, and crafting.

What are three words your coworkers use to describe you? Driven, compassionate, honest.