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.
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.