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James A. Cohagan, DVM - Founder

Dr. James A. Cohagan graduated from Penn State University 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 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. Dr. Cohagan sold the practice in 2020 and is now retired.


Kelsey McCleary, DVM

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


Amelia Poteet Scampton, DVM

Dr. Amelia Poteet Scampton is the current owner of Muddy Creek Veterinary Service, LLC. She 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 spending time with her family, growing cut flowers, and helping out on her small family farm.

Lem McCarty, VMD

Dr. Lem McCarty is a 2019 graduate of Delaware Valley University and a 2023 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. During veterinary school, Dr. McCarty enjoyed being an active member of the Food Animal Club and Bovine Palpation Team. Dr. McCarty’s professional interests include all things food animal medicine related, with a particular passion for bovine medicine. Originally from southeastern Pennsylvania, Dr. McCarty grew up surrounded by agriculture and developed a love of cattle while milking cows on a local dairy farm. When not working, Dr. McCarty enjoys hiking, camping, and visiting local creameries.

Adrianna Sniezek, DVM

Dr. Adrianna Sniezek is originally from the Eastern Shore of Maryland. She received her bachelor’s degree from University of Maryland in 2019 and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from University of Florida in 2023. Her favorite species to work with are sheep and goats, however, her interest in poultry medicine has grown while working at Muddy Creek Vet. In her free time, Adrianna enjoys crafting, cooking, being active, and spending time at her family’s hobby farm.

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Megan - Certified Veterinary Technician

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Sara H. - Veterinary Assistant

Beth - Office Manager, Invoice Clerk & Receptionist

Sheila - Receptionist

Erin - Receptionist