Dr. Leslie Winner
Years in Practice: 21
Education: DVM at OSU
Interests: Small Animal Medicine
Dr. Winner lives in Egypt, Ohio with her husband of 21 years, Jon Werling. She and Jon have 2 children, Sam and Sophie. Their pet rescue family consists of 3 dogs, 4 cats . Leslie graduated from Coldwater High School. She acquired a B.S. in Natural Resources from OSU in 1989 and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1994. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Ohio Veterinary Medical Association and Animal Protection League along with other animal rescue agencies. She is also on the Board of Developmental Disabilities, and a member of the Southwestern Auglaize Co Chamber of Commerce. On a personal note, Les enjoys vacationing and camping with her large extended family and she is very involved in St. Augustine Catholic Church.
She has been practicing Veterinary Medicine in the area for the past 18 years and is licensed and accredited in both Ohio and Indiana. Dr. Winner is known for the personalized care she gives all of her patients and their owners. Her exceptional diagnostic abilities set her apart in her profession. She is always looking for the answers with a focus on preventative care and quality of life. Starting her own practice, Mile Creek Animal Hospital, named after a family farm, is a dream fulfilled.
Sarah Kittle, RVT
Years in Practice: 11
Education: Columbus State Community College, A.S. in Veterinary Technology
Interests: Client Education
Sarah graduated in 2004 from Columbus State Community College with an Associate’s Degree in Veterinary Technology. She has been at Mile Creek Animal Hospital since its beginning, having worked with Dr. Winner previously. She is a member of the Ohio Association of Veterinary Technicians. Sarah takes special interest in dentistry and behavior, with an emphasis on creating fear-free visits to the vet. She is also Low Stress Handling certified with the rest of the staff. Sarah strives to deliver the highest quality care to her patients and enjoys the many challenges that each day brings. She currently resides in a very active household in Celina with her husband, 2 kids, 2 dogs, and 3 cats.
Dana Stucke, RVT
Dana grew up in Minster, Ohio and graduated from Minster High School in 2012. She then graduated Cum Laude with two degrees in May of 2016, receiving a bachelor’s degree at The Ohio State University in Animal Sciences and an associate’s degree in Veterinary Technology from Columbus State Community College. She is currently living in St. Marys with her parents and her silky terrier, Joy. Dana likes to cook, travel, hang out with her family and friends, and cheer on the Buckeyes. She has special interests in exotic animals and would like to work at a zoo someday. Her love for traveling and exotic animals brought her to South Africa over the summer of 2015 where she was able to study exotic animals for a few weeks. She also enjoys surgical monitoring and client education especially dealing with new puppies and kittens. Her new knowledge brings many ideas to Mile Creek and she is very excited to be a part of such a great working environment.
Corrine Kaiser, RVT
Corinne grew up in and currently resides in Coldwater, OH. Her lifelong love of animals, involvement in 4-H, and watching her mom train dogs in obedience led to her decision to become a Veterinary Technician. She graduated from the Veterinary Technology program at Columbus State Community College in 2016. She also graduated from National K-9 School for Dog Trainers in Columbus Ohio in 2016. She believes that a trained dog is a happy dog. Corinne plans on starting her own dog training business soon. She was very excited own her first dog, Leroy. She enjoys spending time with her friends, family, and pets. Corinne feels lucky to work in a place that treats their patients with such respect and care, and is excited to see what the future holds.
Heather Haines, Practice Manager
Years in Practice: 21
Education: B.S. ONU
Interests: Care and Compassion
Heather was born and raised in Celina, Ohio; graduated from Celina High and Olivet Nazarene University with a degree in Church Music and Christian Education. She has worked in the veterinary profession since 1997. She loves spending time with her husband of 20 years, Kevin and her 3 awesome children, Jacqueline, Quinton and Hunter, and two older stepchildren Alicia and Jairus. Her furry-feathery family consists of 2 dogs, Delilah, a Pom Mix, Angel, rescue terrier mix;
2 cats, Zeek and Bruisett. Heather loves to sing and grow in her faith. She loves the exciting adventure of learning.
Her compassion for both client and pet are a good fit for Mile Creek and she feels blessed to be a part of a hospital with such an experienced, high quality caring staff.
Years in Practice: 2
Education: Animal Control
Interests: Care & Photograhpy
Tammy was born and raised in St Marys, Ohio. She is married to John Hileman II and they have resided in Celina, Ohio since 2004. She is actively working on completing her training in Animal Control through the National Animal Control Association. She has completed the Level 1 academy in Phoenix, AZ.and will be attending the Level II academy in Memphis TN in this spring. She is also involved with animal rescue and is volunteer for the Animal Protection League of Mercer County. Her fur family consist of Sam(a white shepherd), Koda (lab mix), Shilo (pug/terrier mix) and Ozzy the cat. Her love and compassion for animals has been a large part of her entire life. She enjoys photography; nature and animals are her favorite subjects. She fells blessed to be able to join the staff at Mile Creek Animal Hospital in providing the utmost car for pets.
Years in Practice: 1
Peg Snider has lived in Celina her whole life. She has been married to her husband Steve for 40 years, has three children and eight grandchildren. Previously, Peg worked on a hog farm with her husband for over ten years. She has worked with dogs and cats in various other job settings. Prior to working at Mile Creek Animal Hospital, she worked for three years in the field of child daycare. Even though Peg enjoyed working with children, her greatest passion is working with pets in the animal hospital setting. Peg has numerous pets: three dogs, many cats, a gerbil, a parakeet, a cockatiel, a guinea pig and a bearded dragon. Peg loves animals big or small! Her caring and compassionate demeanor for animals is a good fit for working at Mile Creek Animal Hospital with Dr. Winner and her staff.
Years in Practice: 1
Molly Borkowski is our Kennel Attendant. She volunteered at MCAH for over a year before officially becoming part of our team. She is a junior at New Bremen High School, where she is a member of the girl’s golf team. In her free time, she enjoys hanging with her friends, watching movies, and listening to music. After high school, she is interested in pursuing a career involving animals. Molly feels this job is giving her a good foundation for a future career. Molly is loving her job here at Mile Creek Animal Hospital!
Lisa Ternasky was raised in Ft. Loramie, Oh and has lived in Cincinnati, Columbus and New Orleans, LA. Helping animals has been her passion since childhood and she got her first real start while working at Pets Without Parents, an animal shelter located in Columbus, OH, from 2003-2007 (as well as adopting 3 rescue cats! ) After graduating from Columbus State in 2007 with an Associate of Arts degree, she decided to make a change and moved to New Orleans, LA where she dabbled in bartending/serving, candy making, teaching at a child development center, instructing swim lessons for ages 6 months- adult, and by far her most favorite-working with animals at Zeus’s Place, a boarding/grooming, rescue and adoption facility.
Although the city life was exciting, it wasn’t “home” and she moved back to Ft. Loramie in 2013. She’s happy to be back in the small town atmosphere and currently resides in Minster, OH with her boyfriend Tyler Rose and their whiskered family of 4 cats: Clyde, Miles, Smaug and Floyd and one dog, Matilda, all rescues. You would never know
Matilda has only 3 legs since she keeps up with her “brothers” as if she has five! 😉 When she first heard about Dr. Leslie Winner and Mile Creek Animal Hospital she made sure they had a copy of her resume and couldn’t be more elated to be part of this incredibly caring and compassionate team.
Kylee Winner, Groomer
Kylee is our Groomer and Veterinary Assistant. She grew up in Montezuma on her family dairy farm. She has always had a love for all animals and decided to make it a career. She graduated from Marion Local High School in 2009 and became a Certified Professional Groomer through Animal Behavior College in 2011. She currently resides in Maria Stein with her husband Will and newborn daughter Alexis. They have 3 Golden Retrievers, Beau, Nala, and Layla, and a cockapoo, Mia May. Kylee likes to spend time with family and friends, be outdoors, and travel. She is continuing to grow and develop in her skills by attending the All American Groom Show in Chicago (2015) and the Midwest Veterinary Conference in Columbus (2016). She is always willing to answer any questions you have about your pets and will make them look and feel their best.