Meet Our Veterinarians in Solon
At Solon Animal Hospital, we are proud to be staffed with a dedicated veterinary team to help pets down the road to wellness. Our veterinarians make it their personal goal to provide the best veterinary care possible to our patients.
Dr. Andrews, DVM
Dr. Andrews graduated with a BS in biology from The Ohio State University and then received her veterinary degree from Ross University in 2007. After practicing in the Warren area for the past five years, she and her husband decided to move closer to family. Dr. Andrews’s professional interests include preventative care, caring for exotic animals and pocket pets, and soft tissue surgery.
She enjoys spending lots of time with her husband and two daughters, helping her girls with crafts, gardening, and being outside. She also loves spending time with her dog, Kelly, and cat, Pandora.
Dr. John L. Owen, DVM
Dr. Owen, a native of the Akron, Ohio area, joined the US Army after high school. He proudly served in Desert Storm, winning the National Defense Service ribbon. Once honorably discharged, he graduated from The Ohio State College of Veterinary Medicine and started practicing with his father, Dr. Terry Owen. In 2007, he opened the doors to Howland Community Animal Hospital. This practice has a keen appreciation for orthopedic and soft tissue surgery, including knee and upper-airway surgery for canines and felines.
Dr. Mullen, DVM
Dr. Alex Mullen grew up in northeast Ohio and attended Hiram College. He is a 2007 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. He is a member of the OVMA and the AVMA. His clinical interests include internal medicine, soft tissue surgery, and dentistry. When he is not working, he enjoys spending time with his wife and three sons. He also enjoys golfing and playing volleyball.
Originally from Rhode Island, in 2001, Dr. Caires obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree in Agriculture at Purdue University, along with a minor in Biology and Animal Science. He attended Ross University where he completed his veterinary degree in 2005. He completed his clinical studies at the University of Georgia.
Married in 2008, Dr. Caires lives with his wife, Jaclyn, their daughters Eva, Kyla, Cora and along with their cat Pandora and dog Kelly.
Dr. Caires main interest is in surgery, dentistry, ultrasound and laproscopy surgery. He is one of our doctors that travels to all our locations to assist in surgery and in doing dentals and dental procedures. Dr. Caires also will do ultrasounds at our hospitals to aid in diagnostics. We hope that you get to meet him soon.
His other interests include the outdoors and working on his home.