The talented team of veterinarians who are dedicated to your pet’s health are:
Daniel M. Tonne, DVM
Dr Tonne received a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture in 1983 majoring in Animal Science at The Ohio State University. He then worked towards a Masters degree in Animal Science specializing in animal nutrition before entering The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine where he graduated in 1991. He first worked at a small animal practice in Cincinnati before joining Dr Tom Dickerson here at Reynoldsburg Animal Hospital in 1994. Dr Tonne became a partner in Reynoldsburg Animal Hospital in 1996 and became full owner upon Dr Dickerson’s retirement in 2007. Dr Tonne has a special interest in surgery especially orthopedic surgery and has become quite fond of repairing torn anterior cruciate ligaments in dogs. He also has a special interest in working dogs and performs veterinary care for the bomb dogs at The Ohio State University, the bomb and narcotic dogs at Port Columbus Airport, and Pilot Dogs, which is a school to train guide dogs for the blind and hearing disabled. Dr Tonne also serves on the Board of Directors for Pilot Dogs and is President of the Executive Board as well.
Dr Tonne and his wife Lori live in Reynoldsburg with their children Andrew and Merritt and 2 dogs (Kya and Jessie) and cat Sylvester. In his spare time Dr Tonne enjoys reading, fishing, computers and the never ending remodeling projects at home and the office.
Jennifer Boron, DVM
Dr. Boron graduated from Ohio University in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences and a minor in Chemistry. She attended veterinary school at The Ohio State University and graduated in 2009. She began her veterinary career in her home town of Dayton, but moved back to the Columbus area in 2011 to a practice in Marysville, OH. She joined the staff at Reynoldsburg Animal Hospital in June of 2015.
Dr. Boron has a special interest in internal medicine and wellness, but also enjoys surgery. She has two spoiled pets at home, a 10 year old Golden Retriever, named Izzy and an 11 year old cat, named Gus. She and her husband have a home in Hilliard. In their free time they enjoy cooking, sports (especially Ohio State football) and the outdoors. She is excited to be a part of the Reynoldsburg family and looks forward to meeting your pets soon!
Julie A. Connolly, DVM
Dr Connolly graduated from Miami University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Systems Analysis in 1994. After eight years as a programming and web consultant in Cincinnati, Dr Connolly returned to her alma mater to pursue her dream of a career in veterinary medicine. She graduated from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2008. She then completed an internship at MedVet Medical and Cancer Center for Pets in 2009 and joined Reynoldsburg Animal Hospital later that year. Dr Connolly currently has 3 cats, all rescues.
Christopher Kitsmiller, DVM
Dr. Kitsmiller graduated from Ohio Dominican with a Bachelors of Arts in Accounting in 1996. After 10 years in the accounting field, he pursued his dream of a career in Veterinary Medicine. He graduated from Ross University in 2010. He worked in the Lancaster area before joining Reynoldsburg Animal Hospital. He enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine. He is excited to be apart of the Reynoldsburg Animal Hospital team.
Dr. Kitsmiller and his wife Debbie live in the Baltimore area with their four daughters. They currently have 2 dogs and a cat. In their spare time, they enjoy coaching and watching sporting events and 4H activities with their daughters.
Heather Shannon, DVM
Dr. Heather Shannon was born and raised in Pickerington, Ohio. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in molecular biology from Otterbein University in 2008. She then attended The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine and graduated in 2012. Dr. Shannon has worked in the Columbus area until she recently joined the Reynoldsburg Animal Hospital team. She especially enjoys preventive care and internal medicine.
Dr. Shannon spends most of her free time with her husband and their two young children. They have several spoiled pets including 2 dogs, 2 cats, a horse, and chickens. In her free time she enjoys traveling, gardening, and outdoor activities.