Dr. Timothy D. Blocher is a 1988 graduate of Ohio State University's College of Veterinary Medicine. He is a member of AVMA and OVMA. Dr. Blocher is the Secretary of the Stark County Academy of Veterinary Medicine.

Dr. Joseph H. Keller III is a 1994 graduate of Ohio State University's College of Veterinary Medicine as well as a member of Omega Tau Sigma. He is also a member of AVMA and OVMA. Dr. Keller is a member of the Stark County Academy of Veterinary Medicine.

Dr. Stephen E. Hickman is a 1978 graduate of Ohio State University's College of Veterinary Medicine. He is a member of AVMA and OVMA; as well as a member of the Stark County Academy of Veterinary Medicine. In addition, Dr. Hickman takes an active part in the community. He is the President Pro Tempore of the Canton City Health Department and President of the Jackson Township Historical Society.  


Dr. Charles Cline is a 1981 graduate of Ohio State University's College of Veterinary Medicine. He enjoyed working with large animals before routinely treating dogs and cats. He also owned his own practice for 23 years before working at Mellett. 

Our Veterinarians

Some things about us..

Providing quality Veterinary care since 1984

​​​Mellett Animal Hospital

Founded in 1984, Mellett Animal Hospital is a modern, full service small-animal hospital. We specialize in providing quality care for canines and felines alike. Our practice understands the need for consistent care.


Our compassionate, professional, highly qualified staff is dedicated to providing the highest level of care possible. We provide quality care that is responsive to the needs of the community.


Our doctors at Mellett Animal Hospital offer a variety of services. Preventative medicine, such as physical examinations, vaccinations, spays and neuters are our main focus. We also perform soft tissue surgery as well as most orthopedic procedures. In addition, our practice is equipped for radiology, in-house laboratory work, laser surgery, endoscopy and rhinoscopy.