About Us

The Elk County Veterinary Clinic was founded in 1976 by Dr. Greg Moore and his wife Donna.  Dr. Moore served both large and small animal clients in their Lover's Lane location through 2005.  In 2005, Dr. Moore, with design assistance of his wife, built the current location on the Million Dollar Highway.  Dr. Jesse Shirey and his wife, Jessica, purchased the clinic in 2010 and have been running it since. The Elk County Veterinary Clinic prides itself on being part of a wonderful set of communities in Elk and Cameron Counties. Further, the Elk County Veterinary Clinic prides itself on having the most experienced veterinarians and staff in the area and on offering a wide range of veterinary services that keep your pets a happy and healthy part of your life. If you are in Elk County or Cameron County and are thinking "who is the best veterinarian near me" look no further than the Elk County Veterinary Clinic.

Meet Our Experienced Staff of Veterinarians

Dr. Jesse Shirey is the CEO and owner of the Elk County Veterinary Clinic and is one of the doctors that give the Elk County Veterinary Clinic the most experienced staff of veterinarians in the Elk County area.

Jesse Shirey, DVM
Owner, CEO DogCat Enterprises, Inc.
Graduate of: Ohio State University
Hometown: New Bethlehem, PA
Special Interest: General Surgery, Behavioral Medicine & Ultrasound

Jesse currently resides in St. Marys, PA with his beautiful wife, four children, two cats, and numerous hermit crabs.  His ever growing family and business take up most of his free time. When he does find a free moment, he also enjoys coaching football and wrestling and occasionally golfing.

Dr. Nancy Meyer is one of the experienced veterinarians working with the Elk County Veterinary Clinic. Dr. Meyer focuses on providing veterinary care for smaller dogs, cats, and other animals

Nancy Meyer, DVM

​Associate Veterinarian

31 years practicing small/large animal medicine

(currently retired from large animal)

Graduate of: Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine

Hometown: Lutherville, MD

Special Interest: General Medicine & Surgery

Hobbies: Horseback riding, gardening, cross-country skiing, reading, guitar, & home restoration.  Dr. Meyer also assists her husband on the daily operation of the family dairy farm in St. Marys, PA.

​Memberships: DVMA, AVMA & Elk County Humane Society

Dr. John Saathoff is one of the experienced veterinarians on the Elk County Veterinary Clinic staff. Feel safe thinking Dr. John is "the best veterinarian near me"

John Saathoff, DVM

​Associate Veterinarian

8 years practicing small animal medicine

Graduate of: North Carolina State University, 2008

Special Interest: Dermatology, General Surgery & Pain Management

Hobbies: Hiking, Camping & Canoeing

Professional Associations:

American Veterinary Medical Association

Maine Veterinary Medical Veterinary Association

British Small Animal Veterinary Association

Canadian Association of Zoo and Wildlife Vets

Dr. Erin DeSantis is an experienced veterinarian with the Elk County Veterinary Clinic that helps to offer a wide range of veterinary services to Elk County clients, including spays, neuters, and yearly vaccines

Erin DeSantis, DVM

​Associate Veterinarian

Graduate of: University of Edinburgh Royal School of Veterinary Studies, 2012

Special Interest: Diagnostic Imaging

Hobbies: Traveling