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Meet our doctors
Mike Owen, DVM

Dr. Mike Owen is a native Marylander and is thrilled to have called Frederick County his home for many years.  His love for animals, passion for helping people, and strong work ethic made veterinary medicine a natural fit.  He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from the University of Maryland and graduated magna cum laude from Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine, where he was inducted into the Phi Zeta Veterinary Honor Society. After graduation, Dr. Owen completed an Internal Medicine and Surgery Internship at Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine.   He has a special interest in surgery and has worked as a Chief of Staff and a Department Head of Emergency Medicine.


Dr. Owen and his wife, Ashley (a Frederick County native) have 3 rescued pets: Frankie, an orange tabby and two French Bulldogs: Brutus and Winston. They also have two sons, Kaleb and Maddox. Outside of work, Dr. Owen enjoys spending time with his family, making a beach trip when possible, and going to a Baltimore Orioles or Washington Redskins game.

Dr. Owen is a member of the Maryland Veterinary Medical Association, American Animal Hospital Association, American Veterinary Medical Association and is federally accredited with the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.

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Thomas Bauk, DVM

Dr. Bauk is a lifelong resident of Maryland. Dr. Bauk graduated with honors from the University of Maryland with a degree in Animal Science. He then completed his veterinary degree with high honors in 1986 from the Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. He was a member of the Phi Zeta National Honor Society and received outstanding achievement for Equine Medicine and Surgery. While completing his graduate degree he was employed in the United States Public Health Service working at the National Institute of Health Animal Center. Upon graduation Dr. Bauk worked for Dr. Robert D. Fulton at Middletown Veterinary Clinic until taking over in 1990 and passing the practice onto Dr. Owen in 2020.

The Middletown Valley has been a great place to serve and a great place for Tom, wife Linda and daughters Nicole and Kristen to grow as a family. He is pictured here with Captain Morgan, a rescue.


Dr. Bauk is a member of the AVMA and MVMA and has served as the Vice President of the Maryland Veterinary Medical Association.

Brittany Weicht, DVM, CCRT

Dr. Brittany Weicht is a Maryland native who has been working in veterinary medicine since 2014. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Medical Technology from Wilson College and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the Virginia Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine. In 2021, Dr. Weicht graduated from the Canine Rehabilitation Institute as a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist (CCRT).  Her special interests include physical rehabilitation, pain management, emergency medicine, and client education. 

When she is not at work, Dr. Weicht spends her time riding horses, playing tennis, or at the gym. She currently has 2 dogs, Boh and Jericho, and a horse named Baby.

Meet our team
Ashley Owen, Business Manager
Not only does Ashley help us with the day-to-day business operations of the practice, but she also happens to be Dr. Owen's wife. She has a background in design and a Bachelor of Arts in interior design and marketing.  Ashley is a Frederick County native and, after many moves with Dr. Owen, is excited to permanently call Middletown their home. As mentioned above, Ashley and Mike have two rambunctious, lovable sons, Kaleb and Maddox, two rescue French bulldogs, Brutus and Winston, and a rescue orange tabby, Frankie.
Amber, Client Service Representative
You will often see Amber's friendly face at the front desk .  She is kind, caring, and likes her organization.  She never hesitates to help when we need it!  When not at work, Amber spends time with her two beautiful children.
Shelby, Client Service Representative
Shelby comes to MVC as an experienced veterinary client service representative and we are so happy she joined our team!  She is friendly, attentive, and enjoys getting to know all of our wonderful clients.  You may get a sneak peek at her pup, Dixie, hanging out at the front desk with her from time to time.
Erica, Vet Tech/Client Service Representative
Erica came to MVC with kennel tech experience.  She has a great work ethic and enjoys filling in when and where we need her to. When not at work, Erica spends time with her son and pups!
Kelly, Vet Tech/Client Service Representative
Kelly wears many hats at our practice from occasionally filling in as a client service representative to assisting the doctors as a vet tech.  She claims to be a cat person, enjoys fishing, and loves riding 4-wheelers!
Catlin, Vet Tech
Catlin came to MVC as an experienced vet tech and we couldn't be happier to have her as a part of our team!  Catlin is a Frederick native and enjoys helping on the family farm, 4 wheelers, and hunting/archery.  Catlin also has her AA in Art!  She has it all including her two pups, Honeybear and Sugar.

Emilee, Vet Tech
Emilee is hardworking and attentive.  She has a passion for animals, assists the doctors with many tasks, and loves everything farmhouse.  Emilee has the cutest corgie puppy we've ever seen! 
Brandon, Vet Tech
Brandon has emergency experience and is quick on his feet.  He has so many pets we can't keep count.  Outside of work, Brandon spends time with his wife and his daughter.
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