Dr. Tim Fouts
My name is Dr. Tim Fouts. I am a 1983 Turpin High School alum and 1989 graduate of the Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine.
A native of Anderson Township, Ohio, I chose to go west after veterinary school to do an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the West Los Angeles Veterinary Medical Group. It was there I cared for pets owned by such celebrities as Joan Rivers, Sheena Easton, Greg Louganis, Ice-T, Joanna Cassidy, Robert Culp, Eva Gabor, Shelly Hack, Aaron Spelling (and his daughter, Tori) to name a few. From there I went to a busy referral practice in Monrovia, California, located in suburban L.A. County, where I gained extensive experience in soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, working for six years under the late Dr. Raymond Weitkamp, an accomplished veterinary surgeon. After meeting and marrying my wife Lynn, a California native, I was able to convince her that Ohio offered a friendlier, smog-free way of life. We relocated to Clermont County, Ohio and opened Hillside Small Animal Hospital in 1996. We now live in Loveland with our two sons, a cat named “Boo”, our dog “Morgan”, and our newest addition from the Adore-A-Bull Rescue "Patch".
Aside from work as a veterinarian and practice-owner, I draw the most satisfaction in life from being a father. I am also an avid golfer as is my wife. Now that our boys are old enough to swing a club, on any given sunny afternoon, you might find the whole Fouts family out on the links!
Dr. Emily Hopping
My name is Dr. Emily Hopping and I am a 2003 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Upon graduation, I practiced at a small animal clinic in Dayton. My husband and I decided to move to Washington in 2004 to enjoy the great outdoors before having a family. I practiced at a busy, multi-doctor small animal clinic in Anacortes, Washington for 3 years. We moved to the Cincinnati area in the fall of 2007 to be near family after the birth of our first son in January 2007.
I joined Hillside Small Animal Hospital in November 2007 as a part-time associate. My specific interests include ophthalmology and dentistry. I have enjoyed the flexibility of working part-time while still being able to be a mom.
When I’m not working I can be found enjoying the outdoors at our area parks with my family. I reside in Bethel with my husband, Kelly, two sons, dog “Sienna” (pictured here with me) and a cat, “Samish”.
My name is Lynn Fouts and I am the practice manager for Hillside Small Animal Hospital, LLC. I grew up in Arcadia, CA, which is just east of Los Angeles. I graduated with my B.S. in Management in 1995 from California State Polytechnic University in Pomona, CA. I met my husband, Dr. Timothy Fouts, in 1991 working at a very busy small animal practice in Monrovia, CA. We married in 1995 and moved to the Cincinnati area in 1996. We opened Hillside Small Animal Hospital that fall.
I am blessed with two boys who keep me very busy and make life so full and fun. Our furry family includes our Shepherd mix, "Morgan", pit bull pup "Patch" (pictured with me), and our cat "Boo".
When I’m not working, you may find me out on the golf course. I thoroughly enjoy the peace and serenity I feel on the golf course playing with my friends every week in my league. I am also a certified Jazzercise instructor. I started teaching in January 2007, and love the way Jazzercise makes me feel. It keeps me fit and is a wonderful stress outlet.
My name is LeAnne Young. I have been a registered veterinary technician (RVT) at Hillside Small Animal Hospital since February 2007. Previous to working for Dr. Fouts, I had seven years’ experience at a veterinary hospital in Lebanon.
In addition to my time in animal hospitals, I have also volunteered at CircleTail, a local assistance dog training organization that is also involved in some canine rescue efforts.
My husband and I reside in Lynchburg with our many dogs and cats. Pictured with me is “Gage”.
Hi there! I’m Michelle Baker, and I am a registered veterinary technician (RVT) here at Hillside Small Animal Hospital. I have been an employee since May of 2006, starting out as an assistant. I started working towards my two year vet tech degree in 2005 and became registered in 2008. I really enjoy my job because there is always something interesting that comes up in this field. I knew animals were one of my passions, so you have to pick a career that is a passion of yours, right?
I have two cats of my own who I love like they’re my children. Tyson, who is orange, is 5 years old and Greta (pictured with me) is my youngest, who is about a three as of 2012. Don’t get me wrong, I love doggies too!
My name is Stephanie Houk. I have been working at Hillside Small Animal Hospital as a receptionist since May,2002. I really enjoy working here at Hillside because of the staff and our clients. My husband Kenny and I have a dog, “Paisley” (pictured here with me) and a cat, “Striker”. I also have a daughter named Alexandra.
Hi! My name is Brandi Amiott. I am a Customer Service Representative and thrilled to serve the practice. I have worked in the pet industry for several years and am excited to join a different side of the field. Each staff member is exceptional at their job, excelling in the best care for the pets and their owners. Outside of HSAH you can find me with family or friends. I grew up in the area actually graduating from Batavia High School. I then moved to Kentucky and found my calling to work with animals. When moving back to the area, I knew joining this practice would be my best way to further my education of animals. I currently own one feisty cat who keeps me on my toes and I absolutely adore her for it. I look forward to helping out you and your fur-family.
I’m Amanda and this is my cat Beebles. I’ve worked at Hillside Small Animal Hospital for 2 years. I really enjoy working here and meeting pets and their owners. I know it sounds cliché, but I truly learn something new every day.
When I’m not here, I spend time volunteering with the Ohio Alley Cat Resource (OAR) or during the summer I enjoy working in the garden.
Hi! My name is Chelsea Zugg. I am a veterinary assistant here at Hillside Small Animal Hospital. I started working in this field in 2018, but have always had a passion for the care of animals. I absolutely love being surrounded by cats and dogs at work everyday! I grew up in Fayetteville, Ohio. I have 3 dogs (Sugar pictured with me) and 3 cats of my own. Some of my hobbies include attending adoption events, doing hair and makeup, and spending time with my family especially all my dogs and cats!
Hi, My name is Tiffany Crouse. I relocated to the Cincinnati area from California this past summer. I am married and have two grown kids. I recently lost my 13 year old golden retriever, Katie and am in search of my next golden. I am a huge pet lover and have always had pets from cats and dogs to rabbits, bearded dragons and fish. In addition to working at Hillside Small Animal Hospital as a Customer Service Representative, I foster dogs for GRRAND, the golden retriever rescue and am passionate about the use of therapy pets in hospitals. As with Katie, my next furry friend will be a therapy pet. Stay tuned...
My name is Megan Mayes and I’m a veterinary assistant. I went to school for medical assisting, but decided it wasn’t for me and wanted to work in the veterinary field. I have 3 dogs, Molly, Tech (pictured with me), and Butters, who are like my children to me. I grew up in Georgetown and currently reside in Lake Wynoka with my husband, Jeremy. I am interested in pursuing my tech license someday.