Our Doctors


Dr. Douglas Schmidt – Veterinarian / Owner

Adopted: 1989
Favorite animal: All creatures Great and Small!
Number of pets: 11

Why did you choose to become a veterinarian? I’m thankful that God gave me the ability to help and care for the health and well-being of animals. I grew up in Cincinnati, OH and graduated from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1989. Continue reading →


Dr. Don Patton

Years of experience: 43 years
Favorite animal: Felines
Number of pets: 2

Why did you choose to become a veterinarian? I was born and raised in Red Lion. Throughout my life, I have had an interest in the science field and have always had a love for animals. Continue reading →


Dr. Sabrina Walters


Adopted: June 2000
Number of pets: Two mixed terriers, “Marty” and “Frankie”

Dr. Sabrina Walters was born and raised in the Harrisburg area, and always knew that she wanted to be a veterinarian. After graduating from East Pennsboro Area High School in Enola, she went on to earn a Bachelor of Science degree from Slippery Rock University in Western Pennsylvania where she also met her husband Jeff. Continue reading →


Dr. Kevin Schmidt

Number of pets: 5 dogs (Blue, Duke, Bella, Honey, Biggie)

Why did you choose to become a veterinarian? I grew up with veterinary medicine. My dad, Dr Douglas Schmidt, would take me to vet school with him. After he graduated, he would take me to work on Sundays and I was always captivated watching him as he made the dogs and cats better. I always wanted to follow in his foot steps and be able to care for the animals. Continue reading →


Dr. Kathleen Spencer-Schmidt

Number of pets: 5 dogs, one cat, a snake and 2 geese.

Dr. Kathleen Spencer-Schmidt joined the PVH team in January 2011. A native of West Palm Beach, Florida, Dr. Spencer has spent most of her life in warm, breezy climates. Living in the Sunshine State, she earned an undergraduate degree in biology from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton. She went on to earn her doctorate at Ross University of Veterinary Medicine in St. Kitts, West Indies, then completed a one-year internship at Animal Specialty Group  in Los Angeles, California..  Continue reading →

Refill Prescriptions
Patton on the Web
Core Values

Patton Ask a Vet Button