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Meet the Staff



Receptionists_1.JPGDebbie Flanigan and Sharon Flanigan have worked for Dogwood Animal Hospital for a combined 31 years. They are sisters and graduates of Doyle High School. Their experience in working as veterinary receptionists is invaluable as both can advise clients on the use of medications and flea products while handling appointments and emergencies calmly and adeptly. With cheerful attitudes and a sense of humor, they will handle all inquiries in a pleasant, but professional manner. They are married to brothers, Kenneth and Harold Flanigan.

Veterinary Technician

Jenny_Myers__vet_tech_1.JPGJenny Myers has worked for Dogwood Animal Hospital for 5 years. After graduating from South Doyle High School, she worked for Fountain City Animal Hospital 5 years. She was then employed at Emory Animal Hospital for 6 years. She currently works part-time also for the Knox County Spay Shuttle program and other sterilization clinics. Combining her love for animals and on-site training, Jenny has become a compassionate and efficient veterinary technician. She currently lives with 2 dogs and 3 cats at her South Knox home.

Veterinary Assistants

Danielle Justice has worked for Dogwood Animal Hospital for 10 years. A graduate of the University of Tennessee in Animal Science, she is currently employed part-time. Her full time employment is through First Tennessee Bank. She owns 2 dogs and 8 cats and also lives in South Knoxville.

April Kennedy has worked for Dogwood Animal Hospital for 3 years. She is a graduate of the University of Tennessee in Animal Science. She has also worked for the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine Large Animal Department and participated in a veterinary medical mission trip to Costa Rica. She is currently applying for admission into veterinary school. Her long haired dachund, Link, is a frequent visitor to "Camp Dogwood."

Various other pre-veterinary students work afternoons and weekends at the hospital as they try to gain the experience needed to gain admittance into a veterinary college. Dogwood Animal is proud to be able to help these young adults attain their dreams.

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