Veterinary Support

  • Technician Supervisor

    Jennifer Murphy
    School: Cumberland University, BS

    Jennifer graduated from Mt. Juliet High School in 2001 and then attended Cumberland University where she graduated in 2007. She started working at Animal Care Center in January 2008 and in January 2016 became our Technician Supervisor. Her current animal companions include a Beagle, Zoe and a Chesapeake Bay Retriever, Gauge. 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.

  • Technician

    Marissa Vittands
    Veterinary Tech School: Macomb Community College

    Marissa joined our team in December 2015 after relocating to the area from Michigan.  She graduated from Macomb Community College with her degree in Veterinary Technology and is currently in the process of obtaining her license in Tennessee. In her spare time Marissa enjoys singing, exploring Nashville, hanging out with her friends and spending time with her pups!

  • Veterinary Assistant

    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. Krissy is a veterinary assistant and also our inventory manager. While at work 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.

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Mary Short
    Veterinary Tech School: Volunteer State Community College

    Mary graduated from Volunteer State Community College with her degree in Veterinary Technology in the fall of 2014.  She will take her boards in 2016 in order to become a licensed veterinary technician.  When Mary isn't working, she enjoys spending time with her son Gauge, her boyfriend, and her husky.