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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), she is a teaching Black Belt in Taekwondo and also teaches SCUBA diving with a local dive shop.

Amy Cummings, DVM

Dr. Cummings 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 North East Ohio, and she joined the team at Creekside in October of 2013. Dr. Cummings 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. Cummings currently lives in New Franklin with her husband Tim, her sons Sutter and twin boys Marcus and Davis ,2 black Labs named Wrigley and Sage, two rotten cats and two dozen laying hens. In her free time, which she never seems to have, she enjoys jogging, reading, and drinking wine.

Brian Crane, DVM

Dr. Crane joined the Creekside Staff in January 2014. His wife Dr. Ashley Crane practices at Hudson Veterinary Hospital. They have one daughter Ellie , 5 cats: Arnold, Curtis, B , Squeak, and General Custer, 1 dogs: Diaper. His hobbies are: exercising, movies (particularly older ones) and sampling recipes with his wife.


Carol Cleckner, Vet Assistant

Carol joined Creekside in 1994 as a Veterinary Assistant.  She lives in Wadsworth with her Husband Dave .They have three daughters Brittany, Haley, and Kensi.  She enjoys spending time with her  grandchildren Evie and Kelson..  Carol is also an EMT for Wadsworth EMS for the past 20 years .  Carol four legged family consists of   three Labradors Barley, Pager and Arson. She also has three cats Bunker, Ambo and Tanker.


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, 2 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  three grandchildren named Carter, JT , and Hayes.

Jenny White,  Office Manager

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 then became office manager in April 2017.  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.,  Squish and Buckeye "The Dachshund!;"


Tracie Sega, Vet Assistant

Tracie has worked at Creekside since December of 2008.  She and her husband John reside in Wadsworth and have 4 children: Brittany , Audri, John and Trevor .  They also have 4 cats , one dog and 2 grand pups. .  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 has an Associates degree from Brown Mackie. She lives with her husband Joshua as well as 8 cats, 1 bird, 1 snake and an assortment of fish.











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