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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

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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 13 years ago.  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

Danielle Davenport

Danielle grew up in Dayton, MN and now lives in Brentwood. 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.  We are so glad Danielle chose McKay's Mill Animal Hospital!

Veterinary Technician

  • Minnesota School of Business

Alyssa Mattaline

Alyssa 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. We are so lucky to have Alyssa!

Veterinary Technician

  • University Of Tennessee

Melissa Whiting

Melissa 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. We are so glad to have Melissa as a part of our team!

Veterinary Technician

  • Michigan State University 

Christina Poarch

Christina 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. We are so happy that Christina is here!

Veterinary Technician

  • Columbia State Community College

Rachelle Waterman

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Client Services/Kennel Assistant

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Eric Merrell

Eric's background is in economics.  Since opening McKay's Mill Animal Hospital he has taken on a variety of roles.  He 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

Rachel Diehl

Rachel 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! We are so happy that Rachel is a part of our team!

Kennel Assistant / Client Services

  •  Nashville State Community College 

 

  • Tennessee State University 

Amber Zorn

Amber 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 cat Fuji!  We are excited that Amber has joined our team! 

Client Services

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