Staff

Veterinary Technicians

 

Katie Mills

Head Technician

Katie Mills assists in surgery and appointments and oversees inventory. She started at AMC in 2006, right out of high school.

When not at work, she enjoys attending her step-daughter Jayden’s softball games, and working on her house with her husband, Jeff. She has two dogs named Paco and Willow.

 

Brittney Allen

Registered Veterinary Technician

Brittney assists with routine check-ups, takes X-rays and blood samples, and performs lab tests. She also does dental cleanings and assists with surgery. She has 4 years of previous experience in the animal medical field and was a zookeeper for 1 year. She graduated in May 2013 with an Associate's Degree from Athens Technical College. Her hobbies include hiking and longs walks in the park, fishing, scenic road trips, and binge watching The Office. She has a big loving family and enjoys spending time with them. Her pets include a chihuahua, a bearded dragon, two rabbits, and two ferrets.

 

Elizabeth Bishop

Technician

Elizabeth was previously with Gainesville Veterinary Hospital for 2.5 years. Her hobbies include hiking, reading, and spending time with family and friends. She was born and raised in Gainesville. She has a cat named Flo, and two dogs named Oliver and Johnny.

 

 

Maegan Kenimer

Technician

Maegan is often in the exam rooms assisting the doctors.  She takes great pride in caring for our patients here at AMC.   Maegan graduated from Brenau University in 2017 with a BS degree in Biology.  She enjoys spending time with her boyfriend and all her fur babies. Her hobbies include fishing, bonfires, and taking her dogs to the lake and on hikes. She has several dogs, two cats, a leopard gecko and a ball python.

 

Ariana Cameron (Ari)

Technician

Ariana assists the doctors, pulls blood and runs blood machines, takes rooms, and cleans/restocks. She has previous experience as a stable hand for 4 years. Her hobbies include riding her horse, mounted archery, and hiking. She has a lab-pit mix named Coal Siberious, a chihuahua named Nacho Libre, and a calico named Nala.

 

 

Kennel Technicians

 

Laura Reuter

Laura Rueter

Kennel Manager

Laura manages kennel staff, boarding, and walks and feeds the pets. She also makes sure the hospital is neat and tidy. She has over 10 years of experience with pets and worked with independent pet rescue for 15+ years.

She likes to spend time with her kids and her four-legged children. Her hobbies include feeding homeless cats and rescuing senior pups. She has two cats and two dogs: Sampson, a mutt rescue, and Baby, a handicapped chihuahua.

 

Brayan Lopez

Brayan Lopez

Kennel Technician

Brayan helps ensure that all the pets are comfortable and enjoy their stay at AMC. He initially began as an intern but is now officially a member of the kennel team. He enjoys playing soccer on his Varsity team, reading, and church activities. His pets include a bearded dragon, which terrifies the life out of his mother.

 

Stephanie Contreras

Stephanie Contreras

Kennel Technician

Stephanie oversees the upkeep of animals, making sure they are clean, healthy, and happy. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with pets, family, and friends. She also loves shopping. She has four dogs and three cats, including a pit bull-terrier mix, a labrador, a poodle/mix, a teacup chihuahua, two domestic longhairs, and a domestic short hair.

 

Addison Smith

Kennel Technician

Addison feeds, lets out, and takes care of boarded animals at AMC. Outside of work, she enjoys painting and drawing. She has three dogs named Archie, Mooney, and Dixie, and two cats named Ivy and Bee. She also has two pigs named Jasmine and Rose

 

Victoria Del Nero

Kennel Technician

Victoria looks after the animals and takes care of patients. She enjoys hiking, fishing, and photography. Her pets include Maximus, an English springer spaniel, and a cat named Ruger.

 

Alex Anderson

Kennel Technician

Alex feeds the pets and cleans the kennels. He also assists the doctors with holding pets and giving medicine. Outside of work, he likes to hike, play drums, and spend time with friends. His four-legged family include a Beagle named Charlie and a cat named Lexi.

 

Gracyn Potter

Kennel Technician

Gracyn is a part of the kennel and boarding team at AMC. Outside of work, she enjoys playing the piano, singing, and running. Fun fact: Dr. Chris Potter is her father! She has two dogs and three cats.

 

Brianna Carrera

Kennel Technician

Brianna works in our kennel area giving all our boarding pets care and love. In her spare time, she enjoys being with her friends and family. She is in student council at her high school and is involved in the theater. She has two sisters and one brother.

 

Erin Clifford

Kennel Technician

Erin works in our kennel.  She helps to clean, feed and take care of all our patients.  She has previous experience in the animal medical field and graduated from Piedmont College in 2017 with a degree in Biology.  Her hobbies consist of napping with her dog Winnie and her cat Richie, watching all sports, and staying active outside.

 

Groomers

 

Chris Joyner

Groomer

Chris enjoys working with dogs and cats of different temperaments and personalities, to achieve a happy grooming experience. He started as a bather and apprentice in 1991 and has been a full-time professional groomer since 1997. He has done over 50,000 grooms.

He likes to relax at home and cook fun and adventurous meals for his wife, Krista, his Daughter, Annabel, and his son, Holden. He also enjoys collecting gemstones and crystals, polishing and shaping them.

Chris has three dogs: Skittles, a lab mix, Tatertot, a Maltipoo, and Carper, a Maltese, and three cats: June Bug, Cricket, and Firefly.

 

Stephanie Corum

Stephanie Corum

Dog Bather / Apprentice Groomer

As an apprentice groomer, Stephanie bathes dogs and trims nails. Before her role in grooming and bathing, she worked as a kennel tech and receptionist. When not at work, she likes to spend time with her baby. Her pets include Bandit, a border collie, Digger, a Jack Russel, and Boone, an Orange domestic long-haired cat.

 

Receptionists

 

Stephanie Corum

Cathy Coffman

Office Manager

Cathy helps to manage the staff, assists with the receptionists, and helps take care of clients. She has 17 years of experience in management at a Veterinary hospital in Asheville, NC. She likes to hike, cook, read and work in her yard. Her family includes her husband Jack, 5 adult children, 2 grandchildren, and her dog, Jake.

 

 

Stephanie Corum

Candice Eames

Tech / Receptionist

Candice enjoys interacting with AMC's clients and helping them in any way she can. She has loved animals since she was young and taking care of them has always been a passion of hers. She started teching straight out of high school and has 4 years of experience prior to coming to AMC.

She enjoys riding horses and traveling with her family, Robert, Brantley, and Dixie. Her four-legged family include her dog, Diesel, her pig Ullie, and her horse, Moose.

 

Stephanie Corum

Lindsey Santiago

Tech / Receptionist

Lindsey's roles include greeting clients, answering phones, filling prescriptions, scheduling appointments, placing clinic food orders, and filling in as a technician when needed.

She began at AMC while in high school, starting out working in the kennel and then moving up to a technician role.

She enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Her husband is a drummer in two bands, so she attends a lot of his gigs. She has three children: Addison, Caleb, and Isabel. She also has a dog named Rambo, a Catahoula/Lab mix, adopted through Lab Friends of the South Rescue.

 

Stephanie Corum

Cristina Del Rio

Receptionist

Cristina works at the front desk, making files, charts, and scheduling appointments. Some of her favorite hobbies include running, napping, and eating.

 

Jessica Beck

Receptionist

Jessica works at the front desk. She enjoys jeep-riding and spending quality time with her family. Her four-legged family includes 9 dogs and 3 horses.