Providing experienced, individual care at affordable prices.
Phone: 614-876-5125 - Fax: 614-876-4213


Dr. Zoltan Djelmis - DVM / Owner

Dr Djelmis - DVM - HIlliard Veterinary Hospital StaffVeterinarian Zoltan Djelmis has had love of animals and a soft spot for strays since he was a child. “I always loved animals, and I always wanted to be a vet, a dream I never gave up on,” says Dr. Djelmis.

Dr. Djelmis graduated in 1989 from University of Zagreb, Croatia. Civil war led him to come to America; he settled in the Columbus area because he had family here.

With almost 30 years of practice, Dr. Djelmis still gets excited about his work. He has a special interest in soft tissue surgeries, dentistry and ultrasound.

He’s been in Hilliard since 1997 and took over Dr. George Kukor’s Hilliard Veterinary Hospital in June of 2006. He is married to a pharmacist, has a 18 year old son and a stepson in college. He enjoys traveling, gardening and spending time with his family. Dr. Djelmis has two dogs, both beagle mixes. He is fluent in English, Hungarian and Serbian.

Dr. Amy Schnipke- Associate Veterinarian

Dr Amy PhotoDr. Amy Schnipke comes to us with 15 years of veterinary experience. She grew up in a small town of New Washington, Ohio. In 6th grade she had a science fair project on animal behavior, from that point on she knew she wanted to be a Veterinarian.

Dr. Amy graduated The Ohio State University in 1998 with a B.S in horticulture and then in 2003 from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Her main interest include dermatology and internal medicine.

Dr. Amy is married and has 3 kids, Owen (14), Will (11) and Avery (6). She loves cooking and spending time with her family!

Stephanie - Practice Manager

Stephanie - Hilliard Veterinary Hospital StaffStephanie has been in Veterinary Medicine for over 30 years. She has two dogs and seven cats that are the love of her life. Her latest addition was rescued at two weeks and bottled raised. Stephanie enjoys the outdoors and camping.

Michelle - Registered Veterinary Technician

Michelle - Hilliard Veterinary Hospital StaffMichelle has a two sons, Landen 7, and Caleb 4. She also has a cat named Slim who was hand-raised by Michelle from 3 days of age. Michelle enjoys running, camping, being outdoors, and spending time with her family.

Juli - Veterinary Assistant

Juli - Hilliard Veterinary Hospital StaffJuli started working at Hilliard Veterinary Hospital in 1997.  She is married with two sons, two granddaughters,  a Persian cat named Blue, and a chihuahua she rescued by the name of Mina.  When she is not working, Juli enjoys spending time with her family, dancing, and going on vacations.

Becky - Veterinary Assistant

Becky - Hilliard Veterinary Hospital StaffBecky has been with the Hilliard Veterinary Hospital since May of 1997. She has two boys, 14 year-old Dane and 10 year-old Marco. Becky also has two boy cats, Kasper and Fudge.

Anita - Customer Care Coordinator

IMG_8517Anita has worked in the veterinary field for about 10 years. She loves interacting with clients and pets alike. Anita and her husband Brent have a 6 year old Silver Lab named Benny who loves to go on walks and cuddle. She enjoys reading, crocheting & cross stitching in her free time.

Cheyenne- Veterinary Student/ Veterinary Assistant

Cheyenne is a third year veterinary student at The Ohio State University. She has an interest in small animal internal medicine and hopes to one day be board-certified. Cheyenne has an 9 year old rescue shih-tzu mix named Frodo and a black cat named Ed. In her spare time, she enjoys binge-watching TV, hiking, and reading.

Karen - Pet Groomer

Karen - Hilliard Veterinary Hospital StaffKaren has groomed, shown and trained dogs since 1969. She was blessed to learn grooming from some of the finest professional show people in the United States. Her own kennel of Afghan hounds has had over 20 champions, including Best in show and the top scoring obedience Afghan hound for 2004. She also judges sweepstakes and futurities, teaches dog obedience and has published articles and a dog care column.

Meet Ace:

HIlliard Veterinary Hospital-AceAs our resident feline, Ace’s job is to greet guests, hold down files and nap. Ace takes all of his duties very seriously!

Emergency Care

We recommend the following for after-hours emergency care:

MedVet Hilliard
24 Hours
5230 Renner Road
Columbus, OH 43228

OSU Veterinary Hospital - Dublin
24 Hours
5020 Bradenton Avenue
Dublin, OH 43017

MedVet Columbus
24 Hours
300 East Wilson Bridge Road
Worthington, OH 43085

Office Hours

Monday: 8am - 7pm
Tuesday: 8am - 5pm
Wednesday: 8am - 5pm
Thursday: 8am - 7pm
Friday: 8am - 5pm
Saturday: 8am - 12pm
Sunday: Closed

Closed all major holidays.

We accept the following forms of payment:

We also happily accept cash and checks.

Find Us:

Hilliard Veterinary Hospital
5125 Cemetery Rd
Hilliard, OH 43026

Phone: 614-876-5125
Fax: 614-876-4213


Contact us:

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