Our Team




Tracey Ellis, LVT

Tracey Ellis, LVT



Tracey is a native of Portsmouth, VA and attended Eastern Mennonite College and Blue Ridge Community College where she received her Associates Degree  in Veterinary Technology.   Tracey has one son, as well as three dogs.  Her interests include stained glass, gardening, glass blowing and baseball. Come by the clinic to view her beautiful art work.


Kristina Castner, LVT



Kristina is a native of Smithfield, VA and  graduated from Smithfield High School and a graduate of Blue Ridge Community College distance education program for Veterinary Technology.  She is married and has 2 children.  Kristina has a cat named Ronan and a dog named Bella.






Shannon Sulin, LVT

Shannon Sulin, LVT


Shannon is from Windsor, VA.  She is a graduate of the Pruden center for animal assistance and the Blue Ridge Community College distance education program. Shannon and her husband live in Waverly with their daughter, two dogs named Crash and Fergus and a cat named Ben.







Sherrie Sherry


Sherrie is originally from Waterford, WI.  She is married,  has 2 sons, a grandson and a granddaughter.  Her interests include quilting and reading.  Sherrie is our accomplished groomer. She has one dog named Oreo.


Mary Devoss




Mary earned a BA degree in Psychology from Mary Washington College in 1975.  She has worked as a Probation and Parole Officer for 24 years and is now retired and working with us part time.  Mary and her husband reside in the Crittenden section of Suffolk. They have two cats.



Our Kennel employees: Virgie Riddick, Joyce Ervin, Chloe Weaver, Ashley LaPointe, Allora White and Katie Greer. Virgie and Katie are currently attending college to obtain a degree as Licensed Veterinary Technicians.


 Our Receptionists

Karon Bunch

Karon Amorose




Karon was born in Oklahoma. She now lives in Surry with her husband and 4 dogs.



Nicole Alexander



Nicole moved with her husband to Smithfield from Germany, where they share their household with three dogs, eight cats and multiple chickens.






Susan was born in New York. She now lives in Waverly with her husband and their 2 dogs, 3 cats

Susan Forbes

Susan Forbes

and multiple chickens.