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Creekside Animal Clinic

Creekside Animal Clinic is a service-oriented veterinary medical facility located in Norton, Ohio, on the corner of St Rt 21 and 261. The professional and courteous staff at Creekside Animal Clinic seeks to provide the best possible medical, surgical and dental care for their patients. We are committed to promoting preventative health care in conjunction with health and behavior-related client education. Creekside Animal Clinic strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to Western Summit and Eastern Medina counties. Please take a moment today to contact us to learn more about our veterinary practice and to learn how Creekside Animal Clinic can serve you and your cherished pet's needs.

Michelle Messner, DVM

Dr. Messner started working for Dr. John Toth in April of 1993 and on January 1, 1994 she became the practice owner and the name Creekside Animal Clinic came into being.  She truly likes being in the N.E. Ohio area well, maybe not the cold part :)  Dr. Messner looks forward to every day spent working with her patients, clients, staff, associates, and colleagues at Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital.   She has three children (so far not one has showed an inclination to be a vet), is a teaching Black Belt in Taekwondo and also teaches SCUBA diving with a local dive shop.

Amy Moore, DVM

Dr. Moore grew up in Wadsworth and West Akron and started working at Creekside while in High School. After graduating from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2004, she moved to Utah and practiced there for several years. Family eventually drew her back to Norhteast Ohio, and she joined the team at Creekside in October of 2013. Dr. Moore has years of experience in both general practice and emergency medicine. She enjoys surgery and educating her clients so they can become the best pet parents they can be. Dr. Moore currently lives in New Franklin with her Fiancee Tim, her Son Sutter, a black lab pup named Wrigley, an old brown mutt named Emily, three rotten cats and a half dozen laying hens. In her free time, which she never seems to have, she enjoys jogging, reading, and drinking wine.

Brian Crane, DVM

Personal Pets - 5 cats: Arnold, Curtis, Ellie, Squeak, and General Custer, 2 dogs: Sansa and Susie.  My spouse is Dr. Ashley Crane DVM that practices at Hudson Veterinary Hospital. How long have you worked at Creekside: I started in January 2014. My hobbies are: exercising, movies (particularly older ones) and sampling recipes with my wife.


Carol Cleckner, Vet Assistant

Carol joined Creekside in 1994 as a Veterinary Assistant.  She is married to Dave and they have three daughters Brittany, Haley, and Kensi.  Her second grandchild is due in June.  They reside in Wadsworth.  Carol is an EMT for Wadsworth EMS.  She has three labs Arson, Barley, Ember, & Pager.  She also has three cats Tanker, Bunker & Ambo. 


Lee Flath, Vet Assistant/Receptionist

Lee Flath was born and raised in Wadsworth.  She joined the Creekside staff in July of 1999.  Lee lives in Wadsworth with her husband Tim and two daughters Mikaela & Brenna.  They share their home with 4 cats, 1 dog, & 3 turtles; Neville, Harry, Stinkey & Chubby (feline), George (small but mighty canine) & the "Turtles" who remain nameless.  In her free time, Lee enjoys watching her girls play sports, reading, gardening, and cross stitching.  Lee also now has a grandchild named Carter, with a second one due in April, 2017.

Jenny White, Vet AssistantReceptionist

Jenny was raised in Wadsworth.  She joined the staff in October of 1994 as our daycare person.  She then transferred to Vet Assistant in 1999.  She and her husband Draton have two children Kiersten & Mason who are allowed to live in the house with 5 cats & 1 dog; Grizz, Otis, Tigger Stinky Tucker (one cat, three names), R.J., and Buckeye "The" Dachshund!;


Tracie Sega, Vet Assistant

Tracie has worked at Creekside since December of 2008.  She is married to John and they have 4 children.  They also have 2 cats, Kiwi & Peaches and one dog named Sam.  Tracie enjoys spending time with her family and crafting.


Sam Bacher,  Vet Assistant

Sam was born and raised in Doylestown, Ohio. She attended the Wayne County Career Center her Junior and Senior years of High School studying Animal Care & Management. She then graduated from Brown Mackie College in Akron with a degree in Veterinary Technology (2014). Her pets are a Cockatiel named Phoenix and a corn snake named Cornelius. Sam joined the Creekside Staff July, 2014.