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A 1968 graduate of the University of Minnesota Veterinary School with a strong interest in small animal medicine and bovine fertility led Dr. Engstrom to begin his career in a mixed animal practice in Hagerstown, Maryland. The need for specialization soon led to an all-small animal practice. His hobbies and interests have always revolved around the care and husbandry of animals. The list now includes Dorset and Jacob sheep, Milking Devonshire cows, llamas, alpacas, Norwegian Fjord horses, Tennessee Walking horses, Lacey and Lucy his Poodles, and Bozman his Golden Retriever. He is never more content than when he is tending his animals! Dr Engstrom enjoys spending his free time traveling and horseback riding.
|Dr. Jennifer Dolan
Dr. Dolan grew up in Reston, Virginia, a suburb of Washington, D.C. She went to Virginia Tech for her undergraduate studies, earning a B.S. in biology. She went on to earn a M.S. in biology from The College of William and Mary and returned to Virginia Tech to earn her DVM at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. She joined Cumberland Valley Veterinary Clinic in 1996. She is married to a dairy veterinarian, Dr. Edward Wurmb, and has a young daughter, Abigail. Her family also includes 4 horses,4 dogs - 2 of which are rescues, 5 cats, 3 rabbits, 3 goats and 2 cows.. Dr. Dolan's greatest passion includes horseback riding; she participates in horse trials and combined training. She also enjoys golfing, skiing, antiquing, and gardening. She is a member of Hagerstown Sunrise Rotary Club and prior to the birth of her daughter enjoyed volunteering at a local horseback riding program for the handicapped. Go Hokies!
|Dr. Rob Russon
Dr. Russon grew up catching snakes and lizards in the deserts and mountains of Utah. He earned two degrees from Utah State University; one in Wildlife Science and one in Animal Science, including a job for the Utah State Fish and Game Department in between degrees. He graduated from Colorado State University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1985 and followed this with an internship at the Denver zoo, which he absolutely loved. His marriage to an U.S. Army officer took him all over the country, including jobs in Idaho, Utah, Michigan, Colorado, Washington, and four glorious years in Alaska. After four years in a holistic veterinary practice in Baltimore he joined Cumberland Valley Veterinary Clinic in the fall of 1999 and has loved working here ever since. Dr. Russon has two children, Jody and Gina. He enjoys golf, iceskating, hockey, cycling, hiking, opera, art history, and theater.
|Dr. Marie Eckl
Dr. Eckl is originally from Elk County, Pennsylvania. After earning a B.A. in Environmental Studies from Alfred University she worked as an environmental educator on Long Island, New York for two years. In addition to her duties as an educator Dr. Eckl also cared for disabled wildlife and discarded pets, which were used in the educational programs. It was this animal contact that sparked a renewed interest in becoming a veterinarian. In 2000 Dr. Eckl graduated from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine and accepted a position in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. She joined the team of Cumberland Valley Veterinary Clinic in August 2002. In her free time Dr. Eckl enjoys traveling, socializing, camping, fishing, movies, and spending time with her housemates, six frisky felines.
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|Dr. Robert Wesley
Dr. Wesley went to Gettysburg College and Towson State University for his undergraduate degree in Biology. He then worked at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine as a research technician for several years, and part time at a small animal hospital in Baltimore as a Veterinary Technician. His increased interest in veterinary medicine led him to a full time position at the small animal hospital, and then to the University of Maryland School of Medicine followed by veterinary school at Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. He enjoys ice hockey, reading history and biography, Shakespeare, classic movies and building his own computers. He has two cats named Nick and Nora.