Technician SupervisorAshlie Leirer
Ashlie has been a technician with VCA since February 2008 and recently transferred to the area from Birmingham, AL. Ashlie's favorite things about working in the veterinary industry are dentistry/surgery, anesthesia, and interacting with patients and their owners. When she isn't working, Ashlie enjoys spending time with family, friends, and her pit bull, Rory.
Ashlie enjoys working at VCA Animal Care Center because every day is different and she has the opportunity to learn something new to help pets.
Kristyn graduated from Lebanon High School in 2008 and joined our team in 2010. Her experience previous to this job included being in the customer service field and sandwich artist at Subway. She loves cleaning teeth and helping the doctors in surgery. Her current animal companion is Nugget, whom she rescued 3 years ago from VCA. Her favorite dog/cat breed are Pitbulls, Chihuahuas, and the Ashera Cat. Her interests outside of work include going to music festivals, being outdoors, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, and slacklining. Most of all she enjoy spending time with family and friends. Kristyn likes working at VCA Animal Care Center because she enjoys working with animals while having the opportunity to provide excellent customer service.
Krissy enjoys working in the animal industry because she is passionate about helping animals.
Jennifer graduated from Mt. Juliet High School in 2001 and then attended Cumberland University. She started working with Animal Care Center in January 2008. Previously, she worked at Crackerbarrel. She has been with VCA since 2008. Her current animal companions include 3 dogs. Her favorite dog breed is the Beagle. Outside of work, she enjoys hunting, fishing, kayaking, golfing, 4 wheeling , and playing with her pups.
Jennifer has always loved animals and that's why she thinks this is the perfect job for her.
Veterinary AssistantMary Short
Veterinary Tech School: Volunteer State Community College
Mary completed her classes to become a Licensed Veterinary Technician in the fall of 2014. She will take her boards in 2015 in order to become licensed. When Mary isn't working, she enjoys spending time with her son Gauge, her boyfriend, and her husky.