Our Veterinary Team

Meet our Veterinarian & Team of Paradise Animal Hospital! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!

Get to know our Veterinary Team

We are solely dedicated to your pet’s care! We look forward to getting to know you, and we hope you’ll take the time to scroll down and get to know us.

Steve Knittel


Dr. Steve Knittel is the veterinarian at Paradise Animal Hospital. He has been practicing veterinary medicine for 32 years and graduated from Kansas State University. He prides himself on being able to make people comfortable with us & to be able to provide a level of service that people expect. It gives him great joy to see people relieved when their pet’s medical conditions improve after their visit. He is also always there to provide comfort for those difficult end-of-life decisions that have to be made. In his free time, Dr. Knittel loves to spend time working on home renovations. He also enjoys watching football whenever the season is active!

Tricia Robertson

Practice Manager

Tricia is the practice manager at Paradise Animal Hospital. She has been practicing with Paradise Animal Hospital for ten years and went to school at Greenbrier High School. Tricia prides herself in making sure that the owners & pets have a good time while they’re in the office, keeping stressed/nervous pets calm, and keeping the vibes up in the office. In her free time, Tricia loves to spend time with her husband and two sons, go on adventures outwith with her kids, ride bikes, go on different walking trails, and hanging out with family/friends.

Maggie Price

Veterinary Assistant

Maggie is one of our veterinary assistants at Paradise Animal Hospital. She has been practicing for two years and went to Grovetown High School. Maggie prides herself in always treating & loving every pet like they are her own, especially when they are at the hospital for extended periods. In her free time, Maggie loves to spend time with her family, friends, and her dog Jace. She also enjoys a great book.

Cambry Lueras

Veterinary Assistant

Cambry is one of our veterinary assistants at Paradise Animal Hospital. She has been practicing for three years and went to Greenbrier High School. Cambry prides herself in treating pets as family and always taking the extra step to make any animal feel safe & comfortable whenever possible. In her free time, she loves to spend lots of time with her cat, Stamp. She also enjoys shopping at Bath & Body Works!

Casey Downey

Veterinary Technician

Casey is the newest addition to our team. She has been with us for 1 year and is currently enrolled in the Vet Tech program with Penn State. Outside of work, Casey spends lots of time with her wide variety of pets at home. She has a tortoise, blue tongue skink, crested gecko, bearded dragon, guinea pigs, and of course, a few cats and dogs. Casey is also has a green thumb and would love to have a house full of plants one day.