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121 E Main St West Jefferson, OH 43162


Dr. Paul Stephenson, DVM

Dr. Stephenson is the director of West Jefferson Animal Hospital. He graduated from Cleveland State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1977. In 1982, he received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from The Ohio State University. Dr. Stephenson is also a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA), and Wyoming Veterinary Medical Association (WVMA).

He has been married for 25 years to his wife Cathy who you may see coming and going from the hospital. Together they have two beautiful children, ages 16 and 22. While Dr. Stephenson is out of the office he likes to stay active in a local christian fellowship and serve on short term mission trips to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. He also enjoys anything outdoors (camping, hiking, back packing, biking, swimming, scuba diving, skiing, and fishing). During his weekends off he can be found 4-wheeling with his son or cheering on his daughter at her horse shows.

"Humor is one of mankinds greatest blessings."  -Mark Twain

Dr. Tracy Arvin, DVM

Dr. Arvin completed her Bachelor of Science degree in 1984 at Miami University. In 1989 she graduated from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine with her DVM and has been practicing at West Jefferson Animal Hospital ever since. Dr. Arvin is also a current member of the AVMA and OMVA.

She has been married for many wonderful years to her loving husband and together they have one child. She considers being a wife and a mother to their son a blessing. When Dr. Arvin has time off she enjoys gardening and biking. She also enjoys serving in church outreach programs to help the homeless and at-risk.

Dr. Rachel Boyce, DVM

Dr. Boyce attended The Ohio State University where she earned both a Bachelor of Science degree in 2011, and then her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2015. Since graduating, she has spent time working in Cincinnati but is happy to now be back home in Columbus.

She currently lives in Grandview and enjoys cheering on the Buckeyes ("O-H!"), checking out new restaurants, reading, biking and spending time with her Jack Russell Terrier, Murphy. Dr. Boyce is currently a member of the AVMA, OVMA, and CYP.

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