Pam is originally from Ohio, and has worked in the veterinary field for almost 40 years total. Most of those years were in Ohio, where she worked as a Registered Veterinary Technician, but she also worked in vet clinics in Ft. Lauderdale for 4 years prior to moving here in 2004. She has two sons and six grandchildren that enjoy animals as much as she does. She currently has 3 cats, Puck, Scoop and Blink.
Cathy is a native Nashvillian and graduated from Belmont University. After retiring from AT&T, she pursued her dream of helping animals. She has been working at Priest Lake Veterinary Hospital since 2011. She and her husband live in the country with their many dogs and cats.
Laura has worked for PLVH since 1990. She lives in a small town with a menagerie of animals. She has goats, chickens, pigeons, turkeys,a parrot, fish, 4 cats and 4 dogs. Obviously she loves animals and to garden and work on her mini farm
James has worked at Priest Lake since June of 1996. He and wife Susan live in Manchester with their spoiled Beagle hound, 'Bessie Mae'. James has a B.A. in history from M.T.S.U. and has done Civil War reenacting, living histories, guided tours, and school programs, and has written short histories of two of his Confederate ancestors. Currently, he is working on an historical novel related to the JFK assassination.
Tacy was raised in Maui, Hawaii. She began working at a horse ranch in high school and knew then that her future career would involve animals. She attended Berry College in Rome, Georgia, and after graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science, began her career as a Veterinary Assistant. Tacy and her husband, Cory, enjoy kayaking, hiking and camping with their dog Riker.
Born and raised in Kentucky., Amanda moved to Nashville in March 2017 from Michigan. She worked in healthcare for 18 years. Because of her love of animals, in 2013 she decided to change careers to work in the veterinary field.
Stacy Elder-LankerVeterinary Assistant
Stacy is a native of Nashville, TN. She is a graduate of Aquinas College in Nashville and has worked part-time for PLVH since 2005. Although she loves all pets, her most favorite are senior pets. In her free time Stacy trains her German Shepherds and Bloodhounds to search for missing persons and has been assisting Law Enforcement and Emergency Management since 1999.
Born and raised in Connecticut, Cassidy moved to Nashville in 2013 to attend Belmont University for Psychology. She realized her love for animals, and is now in her second year of veterinary technician school. She has a spoiled dog, Leonardo, who is a Beagle/Dachshund.
She has been told she has the personality of a Golden Retriever by multiple veterinarians in the past due to her energy and positive outlook.
Born and raised in Texas. Joined the Air Force in 2007 until he got out in 2015. While stationed in Las Vegas, Ricky worked with a local organization who offered equine therapy for other military veterans. In 2015 he moved to Bowling Green, KY to be close to some of his family where he worked in a warehouse. In 2017 after leaving his warehouse job and moving closer to Nashville, Ricky started to pursue his love for animals by starting school and working full time at another local vet clinic for a year. He is currently undergoing studies for veterinary technology online.
The best part of my job is that each and every day there is a new challenge that walks through the door. It also makes it fulfilling to know that everyone that works around me shares a passion also for animals.