Dr. Bruce Keck: I was born & raised in Annville and graduated from Annville-Cleona High School. I earned a B.S. in biology and an M.B.A. from Shippensburg University before graduating from the University of Pennsylvania Veterinary School in 1993. After graduation, I took over my father's (George Keck VMD) veterinary practice. He practiced veterinary medicine in the Lebanon Valley for 40 years. I am married and have 3 girls. We share our house with our Labradoodle named Duce. I have a special interest in cruciate ligament repair in dogs and have attended numerous continuing eduation courses on the subject. I am interested in bovine reproductive ultrasound and fetal gender diagnosis.
Dr. James Shissler: I grew up just south of Hershey next to my grandparent's farm. Working on the home farm, my cousin's dairy, and having an uncle who is a veterinarian, I developed a strong interest in working with animals and with the agricultural community. After attending Lebanon Valley College for a B.S. degree, I completed my veterinary education at the University of Pennsylvania in 2004. I worked near Chambersburg for 2 years, and in California for a year, before returning closer to my home area and family. My interests are camping, hiking, kayaking, hunting, and fishing, as well as antique tractors. We have 2 greyhounds, Raspa and Pego.
Dr. Lisa Bardsley: I grew up in New Jersey before attending Iowa State University, where I earned my DVM degree in 2001. My husband , Chris and I moved to central Pennsylvania in 2003. Our daughter Rachel was born in 2005 and our son Gavin was born in 2007. I have been working at A-C Vets since 2007. We share our home with a Black Lab named Dozer, and our 3 cats, Ashley, Periwinkle and Annie. In my free time, I stay active by biking and running. My family and I enjoy taking trips in our camper. We have travelled all over Pennsylvania, down to Maryland and the Delaware beach areas and as far south as Louisville, KY and as far north as New Hampshire.
Dr. Emily Spingler: I am originally from Ohio, but growing up my family also lived in North Carolina as well as Erie and Selinsgrove, PA. After graduating from Millersville University, I worked at the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago prior to attending veterinary school at the University of Illinois. After graduating in 2005, I completed a one year internship in small animal medicine in and surgery in Denver. Prior to joining A-C Vets in 2008, I spent two years in emergency medicine in Tucson, Arizona. My husband, Joe, and I share our home with two cats, Ducky, a calico, and Hiro, a Siamese. I like to read and enjoy running/working out as well as taking motorcycle rides with Joe.
We also have available - traveling surgical specialist, Dr. Anjilla Cooley:
Dr. Cooley was raised in Harrisburg, PA. Knowing that she wanted to be a veterinarian since the age of 3, she pursued and obtained a BS in Laboratory Animal Science from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University to prepare for entry into veterinary school.
She received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Tennessee in 1992. In 1993, a certificate of completion for her Small Animal Medicine and Surgery Internship was attained from the University of Missouri in Columbia, Mo. She completed her Small Animal Surgical Residency and obtained a Master's Decree in Veterinary Science from Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in Blacksburgs, VA during the years of 1993 thru 1996. After he education tenure, she became a Lecturer at Cornell University Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Ithaca NY from 1996 thru 1999. To add to her treatment knowledge base, she pursued her interest in canine rehabilitation at the University of Tennessee in 2009 to further enhance the well being, physical soundness and recovery of her surgical patients.
Dr. Cooley's work experience includes Round Valley Referral Hospital in Lebanon, NJ 1999-2001, after which she transitioned to Valley Central Referral Hospital in Whitehall PA from 2001 thru 2005, where she was employed as a staff surgeon. More recently, she was employed by Crown Veterinary Specialists, in Lebanon, NJ as a full time staff mobile surgeon from 2005-2012. Since then she remains as a part time mobile staff surgeon with Crown Veterinary Specialists performing numerous advanced orthopedic, neurologic and soft tissue surgeries at various hospitals and also provides surgical services for advanced surgical needs in Pennsylvania.
Her hobbies include personal fitness through Zumba, traveling to warm beaches and movie going.
Her areas of interest include: urogential surgery and head and neck surgery.
Annville-Cleona Veterinary Associates, Inc.
1259 East Main Street
Annville, PA 17003