Bird and Exotic Pet Wellness Center

5166 Monroe St. Suite 306
Toledo, OH 43623



Jim, RVT, Practice Manager:

Jim is a registered veterinary technician and a 1999 graduate of Stautzenberger College. He started working at a day practice, then began working with Dr. 0 in 2000. He then worked in emergency veterinary medicine for over 14 years. He recently returned home to Dr. O. 

Jim and his wife have enjoyed raising two children to adulthood and now share their home with a variety of dogs and 2 recently adopted green-cheeked conures.


Cara, RVT:

Cara is a registered veterinary technician and a graduate of Stautzenberger College. She graduated from Stautzenberger College with an Associates degree in Applied Science in 2012. She worked in Emergency Veterinary Medicine for 6 years and started working with Dr. Orosz and Dr. Tim in December 2015.

Cara and her fiance, Nate, have one son, Hunter, and another child, Connor, is due in early September (if not sooner!). Included in her family is Steve, a sweet and patient black cat. Outside of work, Cara and her family enjoy spending time with friends and family. Cara especially enjoys going for walks at the park with her son and taking him on bike rides.


Erin, RVT:

Erin is a registered veterinary technician and a graduate of Stautzenberger College. She has several years of experience in zoo medicine and emergency medicine.

Erin keeps busy at home, caring not only for her son and daughter, but for 4 cats, 2 dogs, and soon, a parakeet. She loves to travel and enjoys many outdoor activities, including riding her bike.

Lisa, Veterinary Assistant:

Lisa is a recent graduate of the veterinary technology program at Purdue University, and completed her summer practicum with us. She is now studying for boards.

She has an MFA in photography and enjoys shooting concerts, events, gallery openings, and animals. Lisa also enjoys drawing and metal work. She lives with her three cats Bee, Pliny, and Grace.



Jenn, Receptionist:

Jenn works part-time as a receptionist while keeping a busy schedule outside of the clinic, continuing her education in Fire and Emergency Medical Services. She has had several years working in the veterinary field as an assistant/receptionist and has always had a passion for animals. She grew up with a variety, ranging from small pocket pets, cats and dogs, to horses. She currently is a proud owner of two cats, Rubah and obi, and her newest addition, Snow, a cockatiel. 

Outside of work, Jenn enjoys being outdoors and is active in several sand volleyball leagues.


Eric, Receptionist: