Animal Ark and Animal Kingdom are AAHA-accredited veterinary hospitals located in Erie, PA. They are a 10 doctor team who are dedicated to providing the highest level of veterinary medicine along with friendly, compassionate service. They will see pet poultry.
Dr. Nestor graduated from Gannon University in 1992 with a BS in Biology. In 1996 she earned her DVM from Michigan State University and began working for the Animal Ark and Animal Kingdom in 1998. She is a member of AVMA and PVMA, and specializes in animal rehabilitation. She is very interested in all outdoor activities including hiking and triathlon training with her husband, Bob. She spends her free time with her son, Alex and her daughter, Sophia.
Gerald Campbell, DVM
Dr. Campbell was born and raised in Erie, PA and is the founding doctor of both the Animal Ark and Animal Kingdom Pet Hospitals. He earned a BS from the University of Pittsburgh and a MS in Microbiology from the University of Georgia. He graduated as a VMD from the University of Pennsylvania. He currently lives in Erie with his wife, and the two of them have four grown children. Dr. Campbell enjoys the outdoors and likes to spend his free time camping and backpacking. He continues his involvement with the Boy Scouts of America, and is also a member of PVMA, AVMA, and NW PVMA. He loves listening to client concerns and is specifically interested in canine ear disease and recurrent skin diseases.
Kevin Ramey, DVM
Dr. Ramey graduated with a BS in Biology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1993, and earned his DVM from Ohio State University in 1997. He is especially interested in animal behavior and exotic pet medicine. He is a member of AVMA, PVMA and AAV. He also serves on the Luther Memorial Academy school board, and is a sponsoring veterinarian for Tamarack Wildlife Rehabilitation. Dr Ramey and his wife Michelle have four children- Hannah, Dylan, Lydia, and Natalie. He enjoys reading and camping, and is an active member of Millcreek Community Church.
Valerie Reamer, DVM
Dr. Reamer earned a BA in Biology from Cornell University, a MS in Veterinary Science from Penn State University and DVM from the University of Minnesota. She has been with the Animal Ark and Animal Kingdom since 1997. Her veterinary interests include primary care, soft tissue surgery, and acupuncture. She’s an active member of AVMA, AAHA, and PVMA. Dr Reamer loves spending time with her English Mastiff, traveling the country by train, and is a founding member of Oil City Free Christian Church. Valerie is also an amateur artist in clay sculpting and sketching and likes to spend time in the flower garden of her family home in Oil City, Pennsylvania.
Zane Cheropovich, DVM
Dr. Cheropovich received his undergraduate degree in 1999 from the University of Findlay in Findlay, Ohio. He graduated from the Mississippi State University in 2003 with a degree in Veterinary Medicine.
Over the last seventeen years, Dr. Cheropovich has practiced small animal veterinary medicine at Glenwood Pet Hospital in Erie, Pennsylvania, and also the Crawford County Humane Society Veterinary Hospital in Meadville, Pennsylvania. He continues to pursue his interest in small animal internal medicine, diagnostic imaging, and surgeries. In his spare time, he enjoys artistic pursuits such as drawing, model building, and painting.