Veterinary Support

  • Technician Supervisor

    Ashlie 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.

  • Technician

    Kim Carlson

    Kim has been a technician at our hospital since 2010.  She joined us after working at another local animal hospital. She has also worked in customer Service and helped parents run a restaurant. She has had an interest in the veterinary field since she was a kid. She would bring all the stray animals home. Working with animals is the joy in her life. Not every day is the same in this field and she enjoys that. Kim is an asset to our technical team due to her knowledge of veterinary medicine and her ability to have a great time with our clients and their animals. Her current animal companions include a Chihuahua named Bair and a Lab Mix named Scooby. Her favorite dog breeds are Labs and Rottweilers. When Kim isn't at work, she enjoys spending time with her daughter Kaitlyn and her two fur babies Bair and Scooby.

    Kim is in the animal field because working with animals is the joy in her life.

  • Technician

    Krissy Hall

    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.

  • Technician

    Jennifer Murphy

    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.