Effective April 1st, 2022, our Saturday Hours will change to 8:00am to 2:00pm. We thank you for your continued support of our practice and we look forward to seeing you soon!

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Veterinarians

Adele F Mays

DVM

Dr. Adele Mays graduated first in her class at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. She received the Sterling Radiology Award for Outstanding Achievement in Veterinary Radiology and was also awarded the Chancellor's Citation for Extraordinary Professional Promise.
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Catherine Daker

DVM

Dr. Catherine Daker is a 2008 graduate from The University of Tennessee with a BS in Animal Science. Catherine originally joined our team in 2008 as a veterinary assistant.
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Laura Sharbel

DVM

Dr. Laura Sharbel grew up in Knoxville and graduated from Colby College in Waterville, ME in 2004 with a BA in Environmental Studies.
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Amanda Niethammer

DVM

Dr. Amanda Niethammer was born and raised in South Carolina, graduating from Francis Marion University with a BS in biology.
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Allison Smith

DVM

Dr. Allison Smith graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1999 with a BA in Integrative Physiology and a minor in Biology.
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Samantha Compton

DVM

Samantha graduated salutatorian of her Veterinary class of 2019 at the University of Tennessee where she was recognized for her achievements in various specialties from radiology to community practice, and is a member of Phi Zeta.
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Leslie Carter

DVM

Originally from Kennett Square, PA, Dr. Carter earned her BA in Biology from Bryn Mawr College in 2006.
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Breanna Dugan

DVM

Hailing from Johnson City, Dr. Dugan obtained her BS from ETSU and her DVM from UTCVM.
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Customer Service Representatives

Alex Douglas

CSR

While born and raised in Avondale, AZ, Alex ventured out into the world and was most recently living in Washington state when she packed up her fiancé and 3 cats to move to Tennessee on a hunch they might just want to live here forever.
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Burgundy Draper

CSR

Burgundy joined us from Virginia, whole tribe in haul.
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Kaitlyn Proctor

CSR

Kaitlyn comes from roots in Palm Bay, FL and North Shore, MA.
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Molly Coons

CSR

All the way from Arizona, Molly always wanted to work with animals.
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Renee Alcina

CSR

From Florida, but deeply rooted in Tennessee, Renee has worked in veterinary medicine for over 2 decades.
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Taylor Peters

CSR

Licensed Veterinary Technicians

Courtney Littlefield

Veterinary Assistant

A Greensboro, NC transplant, Courtney has worked in veterinary medicine since 2013 with experience in a variety of settings including ERs.
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Emily Nash

Licensed Veterinary Technician

A Murfreesboro native, Emily has a Bachelor’s in Animal Science with a concentration in veterinary health technology from UT Martin.
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Samantha Bane

Licensed Veterinary Technician

An Anderson, SC transplant, Samantha graduated with her Associates degree in Veterinary Technology from Tri County Technical College in 2020.
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Veterinary Assistants

Lisa DeLorge

Veterinary Assistant

Lisbon, CT transplant Lisa joined us in early 2020 with 4 years of experience already under her belt.
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Lexi Speanburg

Veterinary Assistant

All the way from Fort Lauderdale, Lexi has been working in the veterinary field since she was 17.
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Emilee Crateau

Veterinary Assistant

Hailing from Ohio, Emilee possesses a bachelor's degree in animal science and plans to become a veterinarian herself one day.
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Sydney Karls

Veterinary Assistant

A Tennessee native, Sydney has a Bachelor's degree in neuroscience with a minor in psychology.
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Hope Emigh

Veterinary Assistant

Hope is a traveling spirit whose adventures have taken her through Michigan, Florida, Georgia, Missouri, Kansas, and finally Tennessee.
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Selena Meacham

Veterinary Assistant

A local from Maryville, Selena is currently pursuing her veterinary technology degree to obtain her license.
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Bailey Wilson

Veterinary Assistant

Knoxville local Bailey came to us with a Bachelor’s of Science in Media and Communications with a minor in Sociology.
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Tori Wigley

Veterinary Assistant

A Louisville native, Tori, joined us after completing her Bachelor’s of Arts in Religion and Philosophy from Tennessee Wesleyan University.
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Claudia Ray

Veterinary Assistant

Born and raised in Lenoir City, Claudia’s passion for animals began as a hobby.
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Madison Starnes

Veterinary Assistant

A Murfreesboro native, Madison achieved her Bachelor’s at UTK in animal science. She also possesses a Master’s from Liberty University.
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Jordan Stitt

Veterinary Assistant

Originally from Ohio, Jordan lived in Florida and Utah before taking the leap and moving to Tennessee.
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Caretakers

Abby Good

Caretaker

Abby joined us at the beginning of 2022, already enrolled in a Veterinary Tech program and ready to dive right into the veterinary field.
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Gracie Nipper

Caretaker

Gracie has wanted to become a veterinarian since she could walk and has embarked on her journey through enrolling in a Veterinary Tech program.
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Jeremiah Baker

Caretaker

A Lyles native, Jeremiah joined our team upon starting at the University of Tennessee.
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Emma Helton

Caretaker

Emma is a Nashville native and recent high school graduate who plans to become a veterinarian herself one day.
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Leadership

Dr. Kristi Lively

Medical Director, DVM

Dr. Lively is a 1994 graduate of Vanderbilt University, having majored in Molecular Biology.
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Ashley Williams

Assistant Practice Manager

New Jersey native, Ash joined Village in 2021, bringing nearly 2 decades of experience in veterinary medicine with her.
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Theresa Rose

Floor Manager

A transplant from Brockton, MA, Theresa has wanted to work with animals since she was 5 years old and trying to cuddle every stray cat or dog she made contact with.
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Kalyn Barton

Practice Manager

Des Moines, IA native, Kalyn moved to TN in 2019 and put down roots in Knoxville soon after.
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Contact Us

Village Veterinary Medical Center

Location

11301 Kingston Pike Knoxville, TN 37934

Clinic Hours

Mon-Tues: 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM, Wed: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Thurs-Fri: 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Sat: 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM, Sun: CLOSED