Client Services

  • Receptionist Supervisor

    Blair Jenkins

    Blair has worked at VCA Catoosa Animal Hospital since January 2001. She started as a veterinary assistant and moved to a receptionist position several years ago.  Blair grew up in Ringgold and graduated from Ringgold High School.  She has 2 children, Ryleigh and Hudson.  She also has a Rottweiler named Lexus. Blair loves spending time with her family. 

    "I love working with animals and getting to know our clients on a personal basis."


  • Client Service

    Alexis Kelley

    Alexis joined our team in July 2015 as a receptionist.  She is very family oriented and loves spending time with her 2 sisters, 2 brothers in law, and her amazing fiance'.  Alexis loves to travel.  Photography is one of her many hobbies.  Alexis and her fiance' recently adopted a spunky little husky mix named Riley.                                                                                                                                                                                        "I do what I do because I love animals.  It feels good to know that I am helping someone's pet get better."


  • Receptionist

    Tabitha Blaylock

    Tabitha joined our receptionist team in March 2010.  She has a nephew, Grayson, whom she adores. She is very family oriented and also loves hanging out with friends. Tabitha plans to attend school to get her nursing degree. 

    "I love animals and being able to help our clients."


  • Receptionist

    Malina Gates

    Malina joined our receptionist team in May 2013.  She lives in Chickamauga, GA with her husband, Austin and 3 dogs, Coco, Layla and Max. She also attends Peach Orchard Baptist Church.  Malina loves spending time with her family and playing with her four legged friends. 
     

    "I have a passion working with animals because no matter what they love you.  Helping pets and seeing them happy makes me love what I do."


  • Receptionist

    Amanda Jones

    Amanda joined our client service team in March 2015.  She grew up in Chickamauga, GA though originally from Chattanooga, TN. She loves spending time with her family, friends, and dachshund, Zoey. Amanda also loves singing and performing.  She has been performing all of her life.  She has a band, "The Local Vocal", and loves entertaining people.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

      "Our pets are just as important as the people we love.  They can help you through some of the toughest obstacles.  I understand completely how important it is to have them in our lives."


  • Receptionist

    Donna Massey

    Donna joined our boarding receptionist team in July of 2007.  She and her husband have 2 kids.  They enjoy time together at the beach, camping, and at Disney World.  Donna has a Basset Hound named Otis, and 2 cats, Missy and Fungo.

    "I love caring for and comforting furry friends when their people have to be away."


  • Receptionist

    Britney Pyrz

    Britney joined our receptionist staff in February 2015.  She grew up in north Georgia and graduated from Ringgold High School in 2009.  Britney enjoys spending time with her fiance and their little boy.  They like going to parks, hiking, and watching TV series on Netflix.  

    "I love seeing all the different animals that come in to the hospital every day.  Each one has their own personality and they make my day!"


  • Receptionist

    Ashley Raines

    Ashley joined our client service team in August 2015.  She came from Petco, where she was a pet stylist for 7 years and salon manager for the last 5 years.  She is currently pursuing her Veterinary Technician license through Chattanooga State College.  Ashley has a daughter, Hailie, that she spends most of her time with.  She also has 2 dogs, Axel and Dobby, 2 bearded dragons, Little Foot and Mystique, and Guinea pig named Lola.  Ashley loves Great White Sharks and dreams of cage diving with them in the future.     "For as long as I can remember, I have had a passion for animals.  It has always been my ambition to care for them."


  • Receptionist

    Kathy Tapp

    Kathy joined our boarding staff in September 2001.  She is married with 2 children and 6 grandchildren.  In her spare time, Kathy likes to garden, sew, draw, and most of all, to spend time with her family and playing with her grandchildren.  Kathy also enjoys working with the GA girls at her church.  She has a dog and cat, Cassie and Josie. 

    "I enjoy pets and interacting with the clients.  Getting to know each client and their pets personally is part of what makes my job fun."

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