Our Purpose

“To be the best practice possible that creates professional, compassionate bonds with our clients that allow us to deliver the highest quality of care in a high energy, fun, friendly and profitable manner resulting in optimum patient health and longevity, client satisfaction, and increased referrals, with our staff who feel adequately challenged and enriched.”

Our Doctors

Nichole L. Zellner, DVM

Dr. Zellner attended Virginia Tech (Go Hokies!) and graduated from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine.
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Our Human Resources Manager

Krista L. BAS-VT, M-Ed

Krista has been with us on and off since 2010.​​​​​​​
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Our Veterinary Practice Manager

Kayla K., CVT, BAS-VT

Kayla is a Certified Veterinary Technologist who joined our team back in 2015.
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Our Certified Veterinary Nurses:

Kylie D., CVT, Veterinary Nurse Supervisor

Kylie is one of our Certified Veterinary Technicians at Avian and Animal, and has been working here since 2016!
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Ruby S., CVT

Ruby has been a part of AAH since 2016. She started working here as a Veterinary Assistant and graduated in Spring of 2019 with a degree in Veterinary Nursing.
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Kristie B., CVT

​​​​​​​Kristie has been a Veterinary Technician at AAH since 2021...
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Our Veterinary Technicians:

Micaela G., Vet Tech

Micaela joined the AAH team as a veterinary assistant back in 2016; she has always had a love for animals big or small...​​​​​​​
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Our compassionate Client Care Specialists:

Chelsea J., Lead Client Care Specialist

Chelsea has been a part of the animal community for several years now. She started out working for a non-profit animal shelter where she helped find the perfect homes for everyone. ​​​​​​​
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Jessica A.

Jess has been in the animal field since she was 16. She started her career in a Vet Tech Assistance program in high school. From there she was a kennel tech/dog trainer at a dog rescue.
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Christiane L.

Christiane joined our reception team in 2021 and has enjoyed seeing the large variety of animals that come through the hospital.
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Our dedicated Veterinary Assistants:

Hannah H., Veterinary Assistant

Hannah joined our team in 2022! She loves all types of animals from feathered to furry to scaly...​​​​​​​
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Taylor F., Veterinary Assistant

Taylor has loved all animals for as long as she can remember, growing up with pets and spending her free time learning about wildlife and enjoying nature...​​​​​​​
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Emalee O., Veterinary Assistant

Emalee joined our team in 2022...

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