Meet Our Team

Our Veterinary Team

 

Dr. Katherine Hamrick

DVM

My favorite part of veterinary medicine is being able to care for animals. This gives me the opportunity to help people provide the best care for their pets. I also love being able to give clients comfort through healing and caring for their animals.

I started working here in 2017. In my spare time, I like horseback riding, spending time with my husband David, any outdoor friends and family activities with the dogs and horses.

I have 2 dogs: Sallie a 6-year-old Chihuahua, and Frannie a 9-year-old Catahoula. I also have 2 cats: Ernie, and Oliver, and 2 Tennessee Walking Horses: Tully and Big Boy.

Dr. Greg Kelley

DVM

Dr. Kelley graduated from Auburn University in 1983.  He opened Chelsea Animal Hospital back in 2001.  Dr. Kelley loves spending time with his family, including his 4 grand kids, and his dog Lenoa.

Dr. Eric Saijung

DVM

Originally from Hawaii, I have been working at Chelsea Animal Hospital since 2013.  My favorite part of being a Veterinarian is working with animals and meeting different people.  There are so many challenges day to day with many different cases. 

Dr. Jesse Leith

DVM

Lilian Ruth

Kennel Technician

My favorite part of veterinary medicine is that there are no boring days. There is always something interesting and new to learn. I love getting to see and care for so many different breeds of dogs and cats.

I started working here in 2017. In my spare time, I enjoy taking my pups hiking, going climbing and camping, traveling, and cooking!

My pets are: Luna, a three-year-old dumpster kitty. She acts like a dog, but thinks she is a human. Tally and Django, both 1 year old pups that came into CAH as strays. They are two peas in a pod, and spoiled rotten.

Sydney Miller

Front Desk Specialist / Veterinary Technician

My favorite part of veterinary medicine is the unpredictability of each day!

I started working here in the summer of 2015. In my spare time, I enjoy hiking, camping, and kayaking with my friends and pets. 

I have 1 dog: Atticus who is a greyhound that I adopted from Birmingham Race Course. He enjoys hiking, all the treats and sleeping anywhere and everywhere! I also have Harper, a cat that I adopted from Shelby Human Society. She enjoys cuddling with her brother Atticus, exploring the outdoors and car rides.

Elizabeth Robinson

Veterinary Technician

My favorite part of veterinary medicine is caring for the animals.

I started working here in 2009. In my spare time, I like volunteering at the Wildlife Center.

I have 3 dogs, and 4 cats.

Lindsey Gold

Veterinary Technician

My favorite part of veterinary medicine is helping people give their pets the best care possible.

I started working here in 2014. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my husband (and our zoo!) I also enjoy drawing, spending time outdoors, and preparing for Halloween.

I have 4 dogs, 1 cat and 4 snakes. 

Connie L. Brimer

Veterinary Technician

My favorite part of veterinary medicine is taking care of all the animals. I love making a difference by treating our patients as own here at Chelsea Animal.

I started working here in 2001. In my spare time, I like gardening, lawn care, and fishing. I also enjoy spending time with family and friends on the lake.

I have 3 cats, so that makes me officially the cat lady! Their names are Goober, J, and Charlie.

Kierra McFadden

Veterinary Technician

My favorite part of veterinary medicine is learning everything I can in order to help the animals. 

I started working here in 2018. In my spare time I like cooking.

I have 1 dog named Sheldon, and he is special needs.

Leslie Cremer

Veterinary Technician

My favorite part of veterinary medicine is helping the animals, the medicine, seeing how this field has evolved and improved over the years.

I started working here in 2019. In my spare time, I like spending time outdoors, taking pictures of nature, spending time with God, going to the movies, spending time with family and friends.

I have 1 dog named Milo.

Alison Kiser

Receptionist

My favorite part of veterinary medicine is enjoying working with my Chelsea Animal family and meeting new fur babies!

I started working here in 2019. In my spare time, I enjoy time with family and friends, and I like to watch my kids play soccer. 

I have 1 dog named Titan. He is a 10-year-old black and tan German Sheperd. He is a sweet boy and loves his people! I also have 1 cat MJ. She is a 3-year-old black cat and she loves my girls Jessica and Addison.

Natalie Roberts

Kennel Manager/Receptionist

My favorite part of veterinary medicine is seeing all of the different animals and cases on a daily basis.  I also enjoy getting to know the families and animals.

In spare time, I like trying new restaurants, hanging out with my son Wesley, and watching movies.

I have 3 dogs.  2 beagles named Snoopy and Maple and Jenny, who is a corgi mix.

Barbara Dillard

Receptionist

My favorite part of veterinary medicine is my coworkers and meeting new pets.

I started working here a long time ago, in my spare time I love spending time with my animals, working around my farm, and binge-watching shows on Netflix.

I have 2 Great Danes: Konan and Riddik, 1 cat: LJ, 5 horses, and 3 goats.

Your pets are in good hands!