VCA Woodford Animal Hospital

Client Services

  • Receptionist Supervisor

    Shirley Schuchard

    Shirley has been a member of the Woodford team since July of 1997. Shirley and her husband Mike have been married for 13 years and she has a son, Allen, who lives in Virginia. Shirley's other two family members reside with her and Mike. Cane, a white German Shepard and Aden, a yellow Labrador Retriever.

    As receptionist supervisor in our busy hospital, Shirley's days are at work are very full. To relax she enjoys traveling, going to the movies and working in her HUGE garden.

  • Receptionist

    Tracy Courtney

    Growing up in Tennessee, Tracy moved to Versailles in 1984. She has attended Middle Tennessee State University and Midway College. Tracy is one of our longest tenured team members having began her employment at VCA Woodford in July of 1990.

    Tracy and her husband have two sons. In her spare time Tracy enjoys all sporting events.

  • Receptionist

    Lisa Hawkins

    Lisa is a graduate of Morehead State Universiy with a Masters Degree in Biology. She has worked in veterinary hospitals since 1992. When not at work Lisa stays very busy as the school librarian at Woodford Christian School, as a scout leader, a teacher with the AWANA program and is responsible for the nursery at Sand Springs Church. She has been married to her incredible husband Don since 1996. She has two wonderful human children, 11 year old James who is active in archery, running, plays the guitar and is a boy scout in Troop 14 and 8 year old Emily who is active in archery, plays the guitar and loves Lego Friends and anything to do with cats! The four-legged members of our family include Cyclone, a 3 year old Border Collie Mix adopted from the Woodford Humane Society (pictured with Lisa), Rusty, a senior orange tabby cat, Mr. Turtle, our red-eared slider and a fish tank with blind  cave fish.

  • Receptionist

    Colvin Melissa

    Melissa enjoys anything outdoors....mudding, fishing, etc. and is also a lover of all music, especially country. She enjoys bringing joy to others both human and animal.

  • Receptionist

    Priscilla Morgan

    Prior to coming to VCA Woodford, Priscilla worked for the Woodford Humane Society. She moved here in 1992 from Nantucket, Massachuetts were she was an Innkeeper. Priscilla is married and also has one dog and four cats

  • Receptionist

    Susan Purvis
    School: Fern Creek High School

    Susan has been married to her best friend, Bryan, for 24 years. They have 2 children, Justin and Morgan. Growing up Susan was an avid barrel racer. She still gets to feed that passion daily by living on a thoroughbred farm, Darley Dubai Millennium Farm,  were Bryan is the Farm Manager. Susan has 2 dogs, a Aussie named Tuck and a Yorkie Poo named Brantley. She is also the proud owner of Maverick...... the demon cat.

  • Receptionist

    Marcie Sewell

    Marcie began working at VCA Woodford while attending college in 1991. Since receiving her BA degree in Health Promotion she has remained at Woodford having worked in nearly every position available. Marcie has been married to Jimmy and they have two children. They have two dogs, Chuck and Ginger.

    In her spare time Marcie enjoys boating, fishing and spending time with her family.


Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

VCA Woodford Animal Hospital offers emergency service for our active clients 24/7. If you have a emergency call 859-873-5181. The technician on duty will verify you are a active client and give you further instructions. Otherwise you will be referred to the closest emergency clinic.