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Dr. James A. Cohagan, DVM

Dr. James A. Cohagan graduated from Penn State University (undergrad) in 1980 and from Purdue University Veterinary School in 1984. He worked as an associate veterinarian in a large animal practice in Ohio before moving to Maryland and starting up his own practice in 1988. In 1994, he and his wife and son moved to Fawn Grove, Pennsylvania (10 miles above the Harford County, Maryland line) and built a haul-in Livestock clinic and office. Since then he has dedicated his work to caring and treating the large animals of the surrounding counties. His hobbies include fishing, camping and boating. His pets currently include two cows, two horses, several whitetail deer, a cat and several dogs .


Dr. Kelsey McCleary

Dr. Kelsey McCleary is the newest associate at Muddy Creek Veterinary Service. She is a 2014 graduate of the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine and a 2010 graduate of Delaware Valley College. She is from Brogue, PA. In her time off, Kelsey enjoys riding horses, spending time with family and friends and anything outdoors.


Dr. Amy Poteet Scampton, D.V.M.

Dr. Amy Poteet graduated from the University of Louisville in 2014 where she played Division I lacrosse for four years.  Amy graduated from Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine in 2018.  She enjoys taking care of her family’s herd of beef cattle, ducks, chickens, peacocks, dogs and cats and spending time with family and friends.


Cindy - AR/AP, Office Manager

Cindy grew up in Baltimore County, Maryland and graduated from Towson State College (now Towson University) in 1983. She worked in developing software for Westinghouse and a private retailer until she married her husband, James Cohagan. She then helped him set up and grow his practice and currently manages the office and is responsible for accounts payable and accounts receivable. Her hobbies include taking care of their large assortment of pets and riding her horse Daisy.

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Samantha - Vet Assistant

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Sara H. - Office / Vet Assistant

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Megan - C.V.T. - Veterinary Technician

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Sarah M. - Office Assistant


Pat -- Receptionist / Office Staff