Meet Our Team

Dr. Madison Cloninger

Dr. Cloninger grew up in Salisbury, NC. She wanted to be a vet since the age of 7 when she started playing doctor. She attended NC State for her degree in Animal Science, graduating as a valedictorian. She went on to veterinary school at Colorado State University where she also became certified in veterinary acupuncture. She enjoys the ever changing cases and people she gets to meet in general practice but also has a keen interest in emergency medicine. In her spare time she loves outdoor activities- hiking, kayaking, horseback riding and playing at the parks with her toddler, Elliot and infant, Nora.

Dr. Austin

Anna Austin grew up in Eden, NC where her parents fostered her love of animals. She received her degree in Zoology from NC State as a Park Scholar and then went on to veterinary school at the University of PA. She completed a one year internship in VA before coming back to NC. Her veterinary interests include ultrasound, behavior and geriatric care. When not working she enjoys reading, horseback riding and time at the lake with  her 2 children and husband, Scott.

Dr. Smith

Carlene Smith grew up in Mooresville and began working with the hospital’s original owner over 30 years ago while she was still in high school. Carlene attended Davidson College prior to veterinary school. She is a dear friend to both the pets and their owners she has come to know over the years. In her spare time she enjoys caring for her family farm, hobby chickens, and cats, as well as dragon boat racing!

Beth- Assistant

Beth has been with our hospital 21 years and as she puts it this is her second family. When not helping care for pets she enjoys spending time doing crafts, decorating, organizing, planning parties and occasionally gardening, She is married and cares for her father.

Samantha- Assistant

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Elizabeth- Assistant

Elizabeth has formal training in the veterinary technical sciences. She has been an assistant for multiple years and enjoys getting to know her patients and helping educate the pet parents. 

Kimberly- Lead Receptionist

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Sheena- Professional Groomer

Sheena has not only a talent for beautifully styling her customers, she also makes them feel almost immediately comfortable and at ease with her kind demeanor.