Staff & Equipment
to Diagnose and
Treat Any Ailment
Our Compassionate Staff will Take Care of Your Pet
Our standards are high because we understand how important your animal friend is to you – and nothing less than the best will do. Your pet is a devoted companion, and when you entrust that friendship to us, our staff takes the responsibility seriously.
Dr. Ivan Amerine
Michael E. Metroka, D.V.M.
Michael E. Metroka, D.V.M. grew up in Cleveland, Ohio, where he became the youngest individual to achieve the honor of becoming an Eagle Scout. He graduated with honors from John Marshall High School and went on to Ohio State University, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in pre-Med Animal Science. He continued his education at Ohio State to get his D.V.M. Dr. Metroka has lived in Sandusky, Ohio for the past 32 years running the Metroka Animal Hospital, and serves on the Board of Trustees for the Erie County Humane Society. Dr. Metroka enjoys traveling and boating in and around Sandusky Bay and the Erie Islands. He looks forward to continuing to provide high quality veterinary care to his clients and their beloved pets.
Elizabeth (Beth) Molnar Rothgeb
Elizabeth (Beth) Molnar Rothgeb was a in Sacramento, California native, but she grew up in Germany as an Air Force dependent. She graduated from Huron High School, attended Porlock Vale Equitation Center, and is an honor graduate of General Animal Science. Elizabeth has worked on the Metroka Animal Hospital staff for over 30 years. Beth has four cats, three horses, and a dog. She enjoys riding her horse, Genius Boy’s Iceatopic, and driving a carriage for Dreams Come True Carriage and Limousine Service.
Sadie (“Porkchop”) is always excited to welcome new and returning clients to Dr. Metroka’s office. Porkchop is a Jack Russell Terrier, and serves as the office mascot. The humans of the office may claim to be in charge, but Porkchop knows who really runs the office.
We Diagnose Before We Treat
Metroka Animal Hospital – Veterinary Services in Ohio
• Wellness exams
• General surgery services
• Pain management
• Diagnostic blood and urine profiles
• Consultation with board certified specialists
• Microchip Identification
• Prescription diets
• Flea/Tick control
Equipment to Diagnose Your Pet Faster
The staff at Metroka Animal Hospital takes pride in the fact that our office provides top-notch care quickly and efficiently. We have state-of-the-art equipment in-house to test your pet for various illnesses and diseases. This keeps the cost and wait time low, so you do not have to spend time worrying. Some of our diagnostic equipment includes:
• InnoVet 20KHz Power Select X-Ray Mach
• Automatic X-Ray Processor
• Ultrasonic tooth scaler
• Electro cautery
• Isoflurane gas anesthesia (matrix UMS)
• Vet Centric EKG and PO2 monitor
• Complete In-house laboratory for blood testing through Idexx