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Tori has worked at Ayers Animal Hospital for 8 years as one of our hospital's busy receptionists. She enjoys greeting the clients, answering the phones and making appointments at our, at times hectic, hospital. Tori was born and raised in Huntington West Virginia and enjoys spending time with her 2 two dogs; Waylen and Skylur. In her spare time she enjoys being outside in the warm weather.
Elaine is the head technician/office manager at Ayers Animal Hospital and has been part of the team for 16 years and has 26 years of veterinary experience. Elaine is responsible for hospitalized patient care, surgical procedures, maintaining logs, tracking inventory, maintaining OSHA requirements, maintaining AAHA (American Animal Hospital Association) requirements and keeping standards met for veterinary state inspections.
Elaine grew up on an 86 acre tobacco, hay, and beef farm in northern Kentucky and animals have always been her passion. As a small child her love for animals was automatic. She was never scared of animals and in fact would play in the fields with the cows, hang onto the tails of the bulls, and walk up the hills with them. She loved raising beef cattle, hogs, sheep, horses and her specialty passion was beekeeping. Elaine’s passion for beekeeping lead her to teach children and adults the importance of beekeeping and why they are so important in the production of our food sources. She even built an observation hive at a local 4-H camp in order to teach children the bee's life cycle. Elaine was very active in 4-H and FFA as a child and continues to do volunteer work for 4-H by teaching children how to care for, raise and show hogs. She still participates as a judge in a few county livestock fairs each year. She always had dogs growing up and they have been her companions on many adventures throughout her life.
Elaine's 4-legged family includes: 2 dogs, Augustus and Shilo and 2 cats, Spyder, and Alfred. She enjoys doing charitable work and stays active in the community where ever needed. She also enjoys spending quality time with her 8 nieces and nephews who are her a big part of her life.
Molly is a Marshall University graduate with a B.S. in Biological Science. She has been with the Ayers Animal Hospital medical team for 9 years while pursuing her education, and plans to stay on board until her acceptance into a veterinary medicine program. Molly started out as a kennel technician and quickly got promoted to surgical technician where she provides anesthesia monitoring, critical care, surgical assisting and diagnostic testing, in addition to her many other duties. She also has ample experience with a variety of pets, as her four-legged family consists of 2 dogs (Brody and Roscoe), 6 cats (Mama, Mia, Millie, Maggie, Bartholomew, and Smoky), 1 rabbit (Funny), 1 leopard gecko (Bronte), a tortoise (Theresa), and African grey parrot (Caesar), and an emerald swift (Crowley). In her free time, she enjoys reading, art, video games, and watching geeky TV shows with her dogs.
Julie joined the Ayers Animal Hospital team in December of 2011. Julie brings 11 years of veterinary experience to our facility. She is the Inventory Manager for the hospital. Julie's 4-legged family includes 4 kitties; Ms. Mia Wallace, Vincent, Vega, Belbe and Bayba. Julie is married to her best friend and husband Charles and they have 2 children, Ivy, 15 years old and Cory, 6 years old.
Tanner joined the Ayers Animal Hospital team in October of 2011. Tanner started as a kennel technician and has been recently promoted to veterinary technician. He also assists our doctors in the exam rooms, gets vaccines ready to administer, draws blood, takes radiographs and he really enjoys helping the clients with their pets, providing them with the best medical care and treatment. Tanner is an aspiring artist, enjoys watching movies and playing video games. Tanner adopted "Effie" , a dog, at our hospital and enjoys spending a lot of time with her.
Kelsey joined the Ayers Animal Hospital team in 2013 as a kennel technician and recently got promoted as a receptionist. Kelsey owns a Saint Bernard mix named Delilah and when she is not working she spends most of her quality time with her daughter.
Samantha joined the Ayers Animal Hospital team in October of 2012. She began working as a kennel technician and is currently training to be a veterinary technician. Samantha has a dog named Puppy. She also has 2 wonderful children.
As her mother would say: "Out of 5 girls Glenna had to be the one that went to the dogs." Glenna has been grooming and working with animals for 35 years. She joined the Ayers Animal Hospital team in June of 2011 as out professional full time groomer. Glenna says she wished she had moved to our hospital a long time ago. In her own words: "Ayers Animal is a great environment for the animals and the staff is awesome." We are glad Glenna is part of our team.
Cindy has been a team member at Ayers Animal Hospital for 10 years. Cindy works as a kennel technician and she really enjoys caring for the animals. She also makes sure the clinic is neat and clean. In her spare time she likes to read, walk in the park and ride horses. Cindy is a wonderful mother of 3 children.
Kaitlyn joined the Ayers Animal Hospital team in February of 2014. Kaitlyn is one of our kennel technicians. She has a huge passion and love for animals and it shows through her daily work here at Ayers Animal Hospital. She owns rescue dogs and a horse named Scooby. Kaitlyn's future goal is to become a Registered Veterinary Technician. In her spare time Kaitlyn loves horse back riding and reading.