Exceptional People Providing Excellent Care
Janice Clarke-Godfrey - Hospital Administrator
Jan has over fifteen years of management experience in the Veterinary Industry, both with General Practice Hospitals, as well as multi-location Specialty Referral Hospitals. Her key areas of interest focus on building exceptional client service through development of the hospital team. In her spare time she enjoys spending time outdoors with her dog Peyton and traveling to visit family in California and Boston.
Lisa Matthews - Practice Manager
Lisa Matthews has a BS in Business Administration from USC and 12 years of experience prior to us in general practice. When she isn’t with us, she’s hanging out with the family – usually traveling, camping, reading, playing board games or baking. She resides in Forest Acres with her husband, five year old daughter, Lula the pug and Bunny the mixed breed.
Annika Ramcke, LVT - Nursing Director
Annika Ramcke has a BS in Agriculture from Murray University and is a licensed veterinary technician. She has seven years of experience in Emergency, Internal Medicine and Surgery. German-born, she grew up in Kentucky and found a love for cooking, hiking and the Kentucky Wildcats. She spends her time with her nine year old dog named Dom.
Hillary Smith, LVT - Assistant Nursing Director
Hillary Smith graduated in 2009 from Trident Technical College getting her license in veterinary technology, and also has an associates degree in pre-nursing. She has over eight years experience in the veterinary field specializing in emergency medicine. In her spare time, she enjoys the outdoors, hiking, fishing and hunting down fossils and artifacts. Her happy geriatric dog keeps her busy as well.
Jessica Crouch - Client Service Representative
Jessica Crouch is new to the veterinary medicine field but soon after being hired with CVETS she realized working with animals and their families is her passion. When she is not at work, you can find her at a concert or deep in true crime documentaries. She has one 3 year old pit mix named Roxie.
Caroline Dixon - Client Service Representative
Caroline Dixon has five years experience in various positions in veterinary medicine. A workaholic at heart, she quickly became our Lead CSR. The rare times she isn’t working, she is reading, spending time with her family and exploring new music. She has three dogs and three cats, all rescues.
Raan Dowdy - Client Service Representative
Raan Dowdy has over 15 years in veterinary client services, even working coast to coast. In her spare time, she’s collecting ink pens and Magic the Gathering cards or she’s chasing after her daughter Rose, the “three year old dictator.” She also shares her love with her spouse Zach and her two cats Mars and Jeebus.
Lindsay Henry - Client Service Representative
Lindsay Henry has two years experience in the veterinary field. She is currently going to school for Marine Biology, driven by her love for sea animals. She enjoys going to the gym and taking road trips. She has a Red Heeler mix named Ginny and two cats, Oreo and Leo, that she spends her time with.
Cat Capanelli - Veterinary Technician
Cat Capanelli has fourteen years of veterinary experience, twelve of those specializing in Emergency and ICU and ten as a licensed wildlife rehabilitator. She loves music and crafts clay figurines in her spare time. She and her wife balance their busy life while taking care of her family consisting of their young daughter, five dogs, two cats and a kitchen turtle.
Stephanie DiFranco - Veterinary Technician
Stephanie DiFranco started in veterinary medicine in 2010 and volunteers with Veteran K9 Solutions as a service dog trainer. She enjoys spending time with her two daughters Caylin and Jordan and her frenchie puppy Kevin Dade. She’s passionate about ocean conservatory and everything Disney.
Emily Durocher - Veterinary Technician
Keysia Franklin - Licensed Veterinary Technician
Keysia “Keys” Franklin has a BS in Biology and became a licensed veterinary technician in 2015. Prior to CVETS, she had five years of experience in general practice. Native to New Jersey, she came to the south in 2005. She is a major foodie and loves traveling. She has two dogs, Mamacita and Holly.
Taylor Hasenauer - Veterinary Technician
Taylor Hasenauer has a BS in Biology with Specialization in Equine Science from St. Andrews University and has been in the field since 2012 with interests in equine and exotic medicine. She enjoys horseback riding, fostering and volunteering at the zoo. She is also soon to be married to her fiance Michael and has a variety of pets including five horses, a frilled dragon, a blue tongue skink, a ball python, two axolotls, three dogs, and a foster dog.
Zy Jones - Licensed Veterinary Technician
Zy Jones has six years of experience in the veterinary field. She writes her own music and is a blossoming entrepreneur of a solar panel business. She is very passionate about environmental conservation and welfare of all people and species. She has two cats, Omega Thelma and Fergnan Timmertan and a pittie called JD Cheron.
Wayne Kindle - Veterinary Technician
In 1993, Wayne Kindle started working in a veterinary clinic here in Columbia. He then joined the Army as a medic and spent over 22 years in military medicine. Wayne has veterinary supply and critical care nursing experience.
Lindsay Mills - Veterinary Technician
Lindsay Mills has thirteen years experience in the veterinary field beginning as a CSR and working her way to the Radiology Nurse she is today. She enjoys any outdoor activity, especially hunting and fishing. When she isn’t managing CVETS events or working, she’s spending time with her boyfriend Tony, two dogs Georgia and Sugar, and cat Bobbi Jo.
Erin Moorhead - Veterinary Technician
Erin Moorhead has a BS from Clemson University and an AAS in Veterinary Technology from Trident Technical College. She has been licensed and working in specialty surgery and anesthesia with Dr. Mike since 2014. She enjoys reading, traveling and working out. She is an intense foodie, favoring Charleston’s cuisine. She has a rescue cat named Smarty and a step-dog named Buster.
Liakae Motloenya - Licensed Veterinary Technician
Jerilyn Nelson - Veterinary Technician
Sam Peters - Licensed Veterinary Technician
Lakyn Platt - Veterinary Technician
Sarah Prentice - Veterinary Technician
Audrey Scott - Veterinary Technician
Rachel Stewart - Licensed Veterinary Technician