Cat Friendly Practice

Dr. Jane Sayler, Veterinarian, Practice Owner

Dr. Sayler

Dr. Jane Sayler has been in private small animal practice since her graduation from Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1979. Dr. Sayler established the West Frederick Veterinary Hospital in 1983 at the Stonegate Business Center on Route 40 West. In 1994, she and her husband, Ric Sayler, owner of the Grooming Room for Pets, constructed the West Frederick Pet Care Center, which now houses the veterinary hospital.

Dr. Sayler lives in Middletown with her husband. She enjoys antiques, interior design, and spending time with her three sons and two granddaughters.

Dr. Stacey DiMaria, Associate Veterinarian, Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist

Dr. DiMaria

Dr. DiMaria received her veterinary degree from Ohio State University in 1984 and has been involved in clinical small animal practice since her graduation. Dr. DiMaria joined West Frederick Veterinary Hospital in October 1992. She treats a variety of species in addition to dogs and cats, including reptiles, ferrets, rabbits, mice and other little critters. Dr. DiMaria is also certified to perform acupuncture on animals.

Dr. DiMaria enjoys many different outdoor activities such as camping, caving, horseback riding, canoeing, cycling and skiing; most of all, she enjoys raising her son, Ari.

Dr. Lisa Hennings, Associate Veterinarian

Dr. HenningsDr. Hennings started her veterinary career in the 5th grade when during an 'interview' with a veterinarian for school she almost passed out from the sight of a dog's lacerated bleeding paw. Fortunately, she has come a long way since then. Dr. Hennings grew up in Ringwood, NJ, and attended Pennsylvania State University for her undergraduate studies. She continued her education at the University of Florida where she obtained her veterinary degree. Following graduation, she was granted a one year internship at the prestigious Oradell Animal Hospital in Paramus, NJ. She was then selected to fill a two year staff veterinarian position at this hospital. Dr. Hennings then returned to Florida where she practiced small animal medicine and surgery for three years while her husband completed his veterinary degree in equine medicine. She enjoys internal medicine and critical care cases.

Outside of veterinary medicine she enjoys cooking, hiking, biking, going to the beach, and cheering on the Nittany Lions and Florida Gators. She shares her home with her husband, sons, and a crew of crazy dogs.

Dr. Keith Krebs, Associate Veterinarian

Dr. KrebsDr. Krebs earned a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and performed research at The Hershey Medical Center and The National Institutes of Health for 13 years. He then attended The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, graduating summa cum laude in 1997. After completing an internship in medicine and surgery at The VCA Veterinary Referral Associates in Gaithersburg, Dr. Krebs was the Medical Director of two VCA hospitals for 6 years.

Dr. Krebs enjoys treating dogs, cats, birds, rabbits, reptiles, and pocket pets. He and his wife, Melissa, have adopted 6 children and live on an 18th century farm with dairy goats, chickens, horses, dogs, cats, and parrots.

In his spare time, Dr. Krebs enjoys hiking, gardening, playing music, and making goat cheese.

Practice Manager


Barb joined the hospital in August 2015 and serves as the Practice Manager. She was born and raised in Rochester, NY and moved to Maryland in 2003 with her husband, daughter, and one cat. Barb earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering and continued her education with a Masters in Business Administration. After moving to Maryland, and volunteering extensively with two local horse rescues, she discovered her true passion was with the 4-legged friends. During that time she and her family grew with the adoption of two more cats and two horses. She went on to complete the Veterinary Assistant course at Frederick Community College and completed the first tier of San Juan College’s Veterinary Technology Distance Learning Program.

Veterinary Technician Supervisor


Amber moved here from Huntington, WV where she earned a degree in Sports Marketing from Marshall University. She soon realized after graduation she couldn't find a career that really touched her heart and she began working as a veterinary technician. Now she has found a true love for medicine. Her favorite areas of veterinary medicine include dentistry and surgical monitoring. Her family includes her husband, 2 dogs (Pada and Koda) and 2 cats (Crash Wrecks-A-Lot and Mr. Winston).

Lead Receptionist


Abby is our Lead Receptionist here at WFVH. She grew up on a farm in Montgomery County and has been working in the veterinary field for 5 years. She loves all animals, especially cats and goats. She enjoys reading, being outdoors, and spending time with her husband and her crazy pets-Sketchy and Fry (her cats) and Pink (her dog).



Scott joined West Frederick Veterinary Hospital in March 2002 as a Veterinary Assistant. He assists the doctors during appointments and surgeries. Scott has also completed the Veterinary Assistant course given at Frederick Community College. He has lived in the Frederick area for over 23 years. Before joining the hospital, he spent several years working for a local medical supply company.

In the summertime, he enjoys whitewater kayaking. Scott also enjoys gardening and hiking with his mischievous basset, Darcey. He loves old cars and is currently restoring a 1968 Camaro.



Lauren joined the West Frederick Veterinary Hospital as a Receptionist and Outpatient Assistant in October 2007. She now also works as a Veterinary Technician, assisting in all areas of the hospital. She has worked with and has been around animals her entire life. Animals are her passion.

Her Crazy household includes her pride and joy - her three children: Caleb, Jadyn, and Marley, her kitten Diesel, and Asia and King her two rescued Pitt Bulls that actually rescued her!

Lauren loves the outdoors, camping, fishing, target shooting, and gardening. She is in the middle of renovating an 1818 farmhouse.



Tiffany joined the WFVH team in 2014 as a member of our Technician staff. She has worked in the veterinary field for five years and loves working with animals and interacting with our clients. Tiffany has a Pitt Bull/Great Dane mix, two cats, a large rabbit, and a horse.

Tiffany’s life outside of work is consumed with horseback riding. Additionally, she is taking classes in pursuit of her other passion: occupational therapy.



Monica is one of our wonderful nurses who cares for our surgical and hospitalized patients. Monica joined the WFVH team in September 2016 and comes to us with prior experience in an all feline veterinary practice. Monica has a strong passion for dentistry and anesthesic monitoring. Monica is studying in the Veterinary Technology program at Northern Virginia Community College; she is working towards becoming a licensed technician.

Monica shares her home with her three cats Bam Bam, Lucipurr, and Rowena. Monica has a strong passion for patient care and loves all animals.



Alex started at WFVH as part of our Nursing/Outpatient Technician team in July of 2017. She is a graduate from YTI Career Institute in York, Pennsylvania where she completed her Veterinary Technician program with an Associates Degree in Specialized Technology. Through her program, Alex was able to gain experience with small, large and lab animals. She is working towards passing her VTNE and becoming a licensed technician.

Since a young age Alex has had a strong passion for animals. She started riding horses when she was seven years old and adopted her first cat, Princess. Today, Alex has two Nigerian Dwarf goats, Bo and Duke who she adores along with a flock of chickens and 5 outdoor cats!

Outside of work, Alex loves to go surf fishing, practice shooting her bow, and taking care of her crazy gang of animals!

One day Alex hopes to become specialized in anesthesia and analgesia, and become an equine veterinary nurse technician.



Aspen joined the WFVH team in 2017 as an Outpatient Technician. She previously worked at Frederick County Animal Control, assisting with all aspects of shelter medicine. Aspen loves being in a small animal practice and interacting with our patients and clients.

Outside of work Aspen loves anything to do with the outdoors, especially spending time on her family's boat. A true animal lover--Aspen has two dogs, three cats, two hamsters, two guinea pigs, and many chickens!