Meet Our Team
Dr. Bauer has been practicing at Bay Country since 2004 and lives in Annapolis. He shares a home with his wife, Sarah, and their Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Lucy. Be sure to wave if you see them running in the neighborhood. Dr. Bauer’s special practice interests include challenging skin cases and soft tissue surgery. When he’s not at the office, he enjoys camping and hiking with Sarah, a round of golf with friends, and rooting for the Hokies.
Outside of work, Dr. McLean enjoys sailing, kayaking, and running. Dr. McLean lives in Stevensville with her husband, Jordan (who is also a veterinarian), pit bull Penny, 3 yorkies, and 5 bunnies (if you ask to see photos, she will gladly show you thousands of them!).
Dr. Poff attended Virginia Tech and graduated with an undergrad degree in Biology, and worked several years as a veterinary technician before returning to school to become a veterinarian. She obtained her DVM in 2005 from Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, and practiced in Virginia and New York before settling in Crofton, Maryland. She has experience in general practice, shelter medicine, surgery and emergency medicine.
When Dr. Poff isn’t caring for your fur babies she enjoys crocheting, church activities and spending time with her family, friends and their sweet and quirky boxer Maizy.
Denver in English and Biology respectively, and earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Colorado State University.
Dr. Sabella also completed an internship in emergency medicine and critical care at Anne Arundel Veterinary Emergency Clinic and attained her
certification in canine rehabilitation and physical therapy from the University of Tennessee.
In her spare time, Dr. Sabella enjoys teaching Pure Barre, writing educational articles for PetCo, training her horse, Annie, and spending time with her dogs, Trix, Pringle, and Taco. Her special interests include: emergency medicine, critical care, geriatrics, physical therapy, community outreach, and animal welfare.
Dr. Smith has been with Bay Country Veterinary Hospital since graduation. She sees dogs and cats, as well as exotics (pocket pets, reptiles, birds, etc). When not working, she enjoys riding and competing in dressage with her three horses. She resides in Highland and is owned by four dogs, three cats, and an assortment of other small animals.