Meet Our Team
Dr. Bauer has been practicing at Bay Country since 2004 and lives in the Crownsville community of Herald Harbor. He shares a home with his wife, Sarah, and their Italian Greyhound, Spanky. 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 and Spanky, a round of golf with friends, and rooting for the Hokies.
When not at work, Dr. Dearie enjoys spending time with her two children, husband, and three cats. She also enjoys the outdoors and arts and crafts activities with her children.
Outside of work, Dr. McLean enjoys sailing, kayaking, and hiking with her beloved pit bull Coco (feel free to ask her to see pictures, she will happily show you thousands of them.) Dr. McLean lives in Stevensville with her significant other (who is also a veterinarian), Coco, as well as 3 yorkies and two cats.
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 greyhounds,
Jasper and Trix. 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.