Darrell Holt, D.V.M.

holtDr. Holt was born and raised in Clarksville, Tennessee. He earned his D.V.M. from University of Tennessee – Knoxville. Following graduation, Dr. Holt began practicing large and small animal medicine with Animal House Veterinary Clinic in 1993. He became a practice owner and partner of Animal House Veterinary Clinic and Gateway Animal Care Group, PC in 1995. Dr. Holt is a member of the society of theriogeneology, TVMA and AVMA. His interests are in equine, bovine and small animal medicine and surgery. He and his wife Nicole have two children. In his spare time, Dr. Holt enjoys fishing, participating in church functions where he serves as an elder and watching sports.

Amity Chaudoin, D.V.M.

chadoinDr. Chaudoin was born in Evansville, Indiana and was raised in Chattanooga, Tennessee. She earned both her B.A. in chemistry and D.V.M. from the University of Tennessee – Chattanooga. Following graduation, Dr. Chaudoin joined Animal House Veterinary Clinic in 2000. Her interest is in general small animal medicine and clinical pathology. In her spare time, Dr. Chaudoin enjoys playing and shopping with her son, Preston.

Shane Sykes, D.V.M.

sykesDr. Sykes was born and raised in Erin, Tennessee. He earned his B.S. at Murray State University and his D.V.M. from University of Tennessee. Following graduation, Dr. Sykes joined Animal House Veterinary Clinic in 2004 and is also a partner. He is a member of the AABP, AAEP, TVMA, and AVMA. His interest is in large animal health medicine and canine sports medicine. Dr. Sykes enjoys hunting, backpacking, and fishing in his spare time. He is also the owner of a retriever training company. Pets owned by he and his wife Emily include Sue, a yellow lab.

Dawn Neal, D.V.M.

nealDr. Neal was born and raised in Clarksville, Tennessee. She earned her B.S. at the University of Tennessee – Martin and her D.V.M. from University of Tennessee – Knoxville, in May 2005. After graduation, Dr. Neal joined Animal House Veterinary Clinic. She is a member of both the AVMA and TVMA. Her interests include large and small animal medicine. Dr. Neal enjoys reading and watching and playing sports in her spare time. Pets include 5 dogs and 4 cats.

Cory Goodlett, D.V.M.

goodlettDr. Goodlett was born and raised in Cullman, Alabama. He earned his D.V.M. from Auburn University and began practicing large and small animal medicine at Animal House Veterinary Clinic in May of 2012. He is a member of the AABP and AAEP. Dr. Goodlett’s hobbies include golfing and fishing.

Kimberly Lewis, D.V.M.

klewisDr. Lewis was born and raised in Franklin, TN. She earned her B.S. from MTSU and D.V.M. from University of Tennessee – Knoxville. Following graduation, Dr. Lewis began practicing in a small animal practice in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee from 2001 to 2004. She later joined the Animal House team. Dr. Lewis is a member of the AVMA. Her interests are in small animal medicine and surgery. She and husband Chris Lewis, who is also a veterinarian at North Stewart Veterinary Clinic, have two daughters: Addie and Claire. In her spare time, Dr. Lewis enjoys scrap booking and reading. Pets include 2 dogs: Bogie and Sallie, and 2 cats: Freddie and Zach.


Jillian Edwards, D.V.M.

Dr. Jillian Edwards was born in Huntingdon, TN and raised in the country by her loving parents along with 3 brothers and many different animals. She attended the University of Tennessee at Martin where she received a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science in 2002. Dr. Edwards then received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine in Knoxville, TN in 2006. She is a member of the AVMA, TVMA, and VECCS (Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society).

After practicing mixed-animal, general practice for 7 years, Dr. Edwards moved to Clarksville and joined the Animal House team in 2013 as an associate veterinarian in the evening hours clinic. While being passionate about preventative care and spay-neuter education to prevent unnecessary illness and emergencies, Dr. Edwards’ loves emergency and trauma medicine and surgery.

Dr. Edwards has many, multispecies pets and believes every pet deserves a happy, forever home. She volunteers with many rescue groups to promote pet adoption, spay-neuter and responsible pet ownership and breeding practices. She also enjoys kayaking, camping, exercising, REALLY GOOD food, reading and binge-watching TV.


Melissanne Dalena, D.V.M.

Dr. Melissanne Dalena was born and raised in Connecticut. She attended North Carolina State University graduating with a bachelor’s in Poultry Science and Animal Science.

She migrated south and graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. Prior to returning to Tennessee she completed a one-year small animal internship at Veterinary Specialty Hospital in North Carolina.

She is passionate about a well-rounded career in both small and large animal with special interests in small animal soft tissue and orthopedic surgery.

Outside of work she is all about family, loves to cook Italian for those around her as well as spend most of her time kayaking and hiking with her two dogs Maverick & Lucy-Goose.


Roxanne Hatmaker

My name is Roxanne Hatmaker. I have worked for Animal House Veterinarian Clinic for almost 2 1/2 years as a Veterinarian Technicians Assistant. I am a wife and mother of a wonderful family that keep me busy and share in the love for animals. I live on a farm with most of our animals that we have rescued. Animals have always been my passion and working on the night shift where we take care of emergencies has taught me a lot and given me even more love for the animals we see and compassion for their owners.


Julie

My name is Julie and I am a licensed vet tech. My husband and our family are originally from Indiana. Our family consists of 7 dogs, 3 cats, 2 mini donkeys and a horse! And occasionally a few bottle calves! In my spare time i enjoy spending my time enjoying my family.


Madison Carver

Madison Carver is one of our night shift technicians and is currently pursing a degree in veterinary technology at Austin Peay State University. She lives in Woodlawn with her husband Michael and her two pets Indie and Stella. Her interests include small animal medicine and surgery. She is interested in learning more about large animal medicine.


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