Veterinarians:


​Joe Sommerich, DVM

JOINING OUR TEAM IN APRIL 2017!!!

He was raised in the St. Lois area, went to high school in Omaha and did his undergraduate work at University of Colorado in Boulder.  He Attended veterinary school at NCSU in Raleigh.  He has practiced small animal medicine in WNC for 16 years.  His focus as a veterinarian has always been to help pets live long, healthy lives through good preventative medicine and his special interests include surgery, dermatology, oncology and internal medicine.  His family includes his wife Melissa, daughter Emily, as well as 4 dogs, 3 cats, 5 goats and a flock of chickens





Meet the Staff

Support Staff:




Stacey Harrington, Veterinary Technician

Stacey has been working in the veterinary field for 18+ years and moved to Asheville 6 years ago.  She loves the mountains and in her free time she enjoys spending  time with her husband, her son, her 3 cats and 2 dogs at home.

Terri Christian, Veterinary Technician

Terri has been working in the veterinary field for 20+ years and is originally from MI.  She has 3 adorable dogs at home and a son that keeps her busy.











Kristy Jarrett, Receptionist

Kristy joined MAH in 7-2012 as our receptionist.  She has been working in a business office setting for 10+ years.  Her love of animals led her to transition to the veterinary field. 

Amos, House Kitty 

Amos enjoys his time at MAH lounging around the clinic and being a big love bug.