Our Team

Our staff of experienced and expert veterinarian doctors and skilled vet staff is ready when your pet needs us. Call or contact us today to learn more.

Team at Augusta Valley Animal Hospital in Staunton
Laura Back Hospital Manager at Staunton animal hospital

Laura Back
Hospital Manager

Laura has been a part of the Augusta Valley Animal Hospital team since 2013. She loves all animals - big and small! When Laura's not working, you can find her enjoying the outdoors, baking, and spending time with her family.

Cylina Drumheller, Office Manager at Staunton animal hospital

Cylina Drumheller
Office Manager

Cylina has been a part of the Augusta Valley Animal Hospital team since 2007. You will see her smiling face when you enter our front lobby. If you have any food questions or concerns then Cylina would love to help you choose the correct food for your pet. Cylina lives in Augusta County with her 2 loveable labs.

Receptionists

Susan Gleadow

Susan, Receptionist at Staunton Animal HospitalSusan joined Augusta Valley Animal Hospital in 2011, coming from a veterinary practice in Delaware. Susan enjoys spending time with her family.

Tammy Grepps

Tammy, Receptionist at Staunton Animal HospitalTammy is our afternoon/evening receptionist that's been with us for 2 years. Tammy loves corgis and currently resides with her husband and 5 corgis!

Courtney Harris

Courtney, Receptionist at Staunton Animal Hospital

Courtney joined our front desk team in 2014. She loves all animals - but especially cows! Her smile is contagious, and our clients love her.

Martha Nygaard

Martha, Receptionist at Staunton Animal HospitalMartha has been a part of the Augusta Valley Animal Hospital team for 28 years. She is our friendly familiar face that everyone has grown to love. When Martha's not working, you will find her with her husband, daughters, and granddaughter!

 

Licensed Veterinary Technicians

Courtney Ervine

Courtney Ervine, LVT at Staunton Animal HospitalCourtney joined Augusta Valley Animal Hospital in 2014. Courtney is new to our practice, but not new to the Veterinary Medicine field. Courtney received her LVT degree from Blue Ridge Community College in 2013, and loves pitching in and helping in all aspects of pet care.

Laura Garner

Laura Garner, LVT at Staunton Animal HospitalLaura joined our team in 2008, and has enjoyed being a part time Technician while raising her 2 small children. Laura enjoys performing dentals and seeing our patients thrive and grow.

Denise Kelley

Denise Kelley, LVT at Staunton Animal HospitalDenise joined Augusta Valley Animal Hospital in 1993, after graduating from Blue Ridge Community College. Denise has built strong relationships with our clients, and enjoys participating in surgery. Denise is an EMT, and former Rescue Captain for Deerfield Volunteer Fire and Rescue.

Megan Miller

Megan Mille LVT at Staunton Animal HospitalMegan joined our team in 2014. Megan enjoys spending time on her father's farm, and taking her two blue heelers out for long hikes in the Shenandoah Valley.

Dorinda Williams

Dorinda, LVT at Staunton Animal HospitalDorinda joined our team in 2002. Dorinda has a passion for dentistry, and keeping your pets teeth clean and healthy. When Dorinda is not working, you can find her spending time with her family, herding her goats, and enjoying her new addition to the family....Princess, a year old rescue kitty Dorinda took into her home and made part of her family.

Kennel Staff

David Jensen

David at Staunton Animal HospitalDavid joined our team in 2012. David is currently a student at Blue Ridge Community College, and ensures that our boarders are well taken care of on the weekends.

Kaitlyn Harris

Kaitlyn at Staunton Animal HospitalKaitlyn joined our team in 2014. Kaitlyn is enjoying learning about all the animals, and what it takes to provide great service and outstanding care to our patients.

Nancy Simmons

Nancy at  Animal HospitalNancy joined Augusta Valley Animal Hospital in 1991. Augusta Valley Animal Hospital is a much better place because of Nancy. She takes great care in providing our boarders with Top Notch care. Nancy enjoys crocheting, knitting, and spending time with her 2 cats.

Assistants

Ashley Hanger

Ashley, Assistant at Staunton Animal HospitalAshley joined Augusta Valley Animal Hospital in 2013. Ashley is pursuing her education at Blue Ridge Community College, and in her spare time enjoys spending time with her twin sister.

Bonnie Mathews

Bonnie, Assistant at Staunton Animal HospitalBonnie joined Augusta Valley Animal Hospital in 2012, and has performed many different roles in our practice. Bonnie is passionate about animal care, and loves helping others. Bonnie lives in Waynesboro with her family and loveable bulldog Annabelle!