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Kimberley Merrell, DVM

Dr. Merrell grew up in Brentwood, TN.  She received her BS in Zoology from the University of Tennessee in 1995 and graduated with honors from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine in 2000.   Dr. Merrell practiced at Petmed in Antioch, TN for 8 years before opening McKay's Mill Animal Hospital in 2008.  Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her husband Eric and her daughter Evie.  She is pictured here with her cat Cheddar. 

Veterinarian

  • University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Class of 2000

Heather Bowling, DVM

Dr. Bowling has lived in Franklin, TN for the past 17 years.  She received her BS in Microbiology from Auburn University in 1996 and graduated from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2000.  Dr. Bowling and her husband Andrew have three girls Kate, Abby, and Rachel. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, being outdoors, and cheering on the Auburn Tigers!  She is pictured here with her dog Millie.

Veterinarian

  • Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Class of 2000

Glenis Moore, DVM

Dr. Moore grew up in Franklin, TN.  She received her Bachelors Degree in Animal Science from the University of Tennessee in 2009.  She graduated from UT Vet School in 2013.  She shares a home with her husband Robbie, their two curious kitties Charlie and Hemi, and their new puppy, Elle.  In her spare time Dr. Moore enjoys reading, cooking, baking, exercising, soccer, and horseback riding.

Veterinarian

  • University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Class of 2013

Beth Chapman, DVM

Dr. Chapman has been with us since October 2017. She grew up in Brentwood, TN. She received her Bachelor's degree in Animal Science from Iowa State University in 2004 while playing collegiate soccer for the Cyclones. She graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine in 2008. Dr. Chapman shares a home with her husband and their menagerie of animals, including dogs and cats. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, being active and outdoors, attending sporting events, and traveling. She is pictured here with her dogs, Mica and Archer.

Veterinarian

  • University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine 
  • Class of 2008

Andree Girone

Andree and her husband Dr. Mark Girone have been mentors to Dr. Merrell since she graduated from vet school and began working for them in 2000.  They have two wonderful daughters Kate and Kelsey who have both worked at McKay's Mill Animal Hospital.  Outside of work, Andree enjoys spending time with her family and cheering for the Tennessee Vols!  She is pictured here with our sweet patient Margot.

Office Manager

  • University of Tennessee

Eric Merrell

Eric's background is in economics.  Since opening McKay's Mill Animal Hospital he has taken on a variety of roles. He has been with us since 2011 and does a little bit of everything around here!  Often you will see him at the front desk these days. He is pictured here with the Merrell's cat Cheddar.

Client Services

  • West Virginia State University

Danielle Davenport

Danielle has been with us since June 2015. She grew up in Dayton, MN and now lives in Brentwood,TN. She grew up around horses and dogs and has worked with animals since the age of 12. Danielle has Cystic Fibrosis and loves educating others about her condition. She graduated college with a degree in Veterinary Technology, and plans to take her licensing exam soon. Danielle is pictured here with our sweet patient, Koda!

Veterinary Technician

  • Minnesota School of Business

Alyssa Mattaline

Alyssa has been with us since August 2016. She comes from Jackson, TN. She moved to Nashville in 2016 after obtaining her Bachelors in Animal Science degree from University of Tennessee Martin. She has alwas enjoyed working with animals for as long as she can remember. When she is not working, Alyssa enjoys going on medical mission trips. 

Veterinary Technician

  • University Of Tennessee

Rachelle Waterman

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Client Services/Kennel Assistant

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Melissa Whiting

Melissa has been with us since April 2017. She grew up in Michigan and moved to Tennessee about 9 years ago. She graduated from Michigan State University in 2013 with an Associates Degree in Veterinary Technology. On her days off she enjoys kayaking, painting, playing with her Great Dane, Paisly and her two cats, Miggy and Bambi and spending time with her family. She is pictured here with our clinic cat Bruce!

Veterinary Technician

  • Michigan State University 

Christina Poarch

Christina has been with us since May 2018. She was born in South Carolina and raised in Nashville. Christina graduated from Columbia State Community College with an Associates in Veterinary Technology in May of 2018. Christina loves working with small exotic mammals and has rats and guinea pigs of her own. She is pictured here with one of our patients, Lulu. 

Veterinary Technician

  • Columbia State Community College

Joanna Vise

Joanna has been with us since November 2018. She grew up in Bath Springs, TN and recently moved to Spring Hill, TN. She graduated from University of Tennessee at Martin with an Animal Science Degree in Veterinary Technology in May 2018. She recently passed her National Licensing exam and is now a Licensed Veterinary Technologist. In her spare time, she enjoys being on the Tennessee river back home and hanging with friends and family. She is pictured here with her Australian Cattle Dog, Rex. 

Licensed Veterinary Technician

  • University of Tennessee at Martin

Rachel Diehl

Rachel has been with us since April 2019. She is a local native and was born and raised in Nashville. She graduated from Nashville State Community College with an Associates of Science in Business Information Systems and her Bachelors in Business Administration in Economics and Finance. She is very passionate about helping animals and spends most of her free time with her two dogs. Rachel loves attending dog festivals with her dogs and husband. She is pictured here with one of our patients, Marvel! 

Kennel Assistant / Client Services

  •  Nashville State Community College 

 

  • Tennessee State University 

Amber Zorn

Amber has been with us since June 2019. She was born and raised in the New York countryside, and moved to Nashville in 2009. On her days off she enjoys reading, swimming, spending time outdoors, and going on road trips. She also loves spending time with her three cats Assassin, Fuji, and Ribbit. She is pictured here with her sweet cat Fuji!  

Client Services

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