Our Staff

RECEPTIONISTS:
Whitney
Whitney came to Mebane Pet Clinic in February 2015 as a receptionist. She enjoys working at the practice because of all the animals and their owners. Previously, she was a stay at home mom but now, she is the friendly voice and face at the front desk. When not at work she enjoys antique shopping, spending time with her family and playing with her pets. Right now she has one ferret (Oswald), one kitten (Amethyst), and one dog (Newt).

 

VETERINARY ASSISTANTS:
Barbara
Barbara has been with the practice since May 2011 working as a veterinary assistant. Barbara graduated from Alamance Community College (ACC) in May 2006 from the Animal Care and Management Program (ACM) with an A.A.S. Degree. She grew up in Southern California before moving to North Carolina in 2002. Her BarbaraCarroll_2015work experience began in 2003 when she had an internship at the Conservators Center, Inc (CCI) working with lions, tigers and wolves. Barbara is also is an adjunct instructor at ACC in the ACM department. Her professional interests include monitoring anesthesia, dental cleanings and client education. She enjoys spending time with her children and pets. Barbara has three dogs (Chico, Sissy, and Lily Belle), four cats (Fig, Tinker, Phantom and Sunny) as well as two guinea pigs (Caramel and Oreo).

Caitlyn
Caitlyn came to the practice April 2015 working as a veterinary assCaitlynLamere2015_1istant after spending a year working at the Petsense pet supply store. Caitlyn graduated from SUNY College of Science and Forestry with B.S. Degree in Wildlife Science. She also spent time as an intern at Lowry Park Zoo in the elephant and rhino department. She enjoys building relationships with clients and their pets. She spends her free time kayaking or bowling. Caitlyn has two dogs (Ziggy Stardust and Sadie), two cats (Otto and Smalls) and a turtle (Donatello).

Chelsea
Chelsea has been with Mebane Pet Clinic since October 2010 working as a veterinary assistant. Chelsea graduated from Alamance Community College (ACC) in July 2010 from the Animal Care and Management Program (ACM) with an A.A.S. Degree. She also spent time volunteering at Paws4Ever prior to starting at the practice. She loves building relationships with the clients and their pets. While at work she enjoys assisting in surgery, monitoring anesthesia, and dental cleanings. She spends her free time with husband and daughter. She also enjoys reading, walking, traveling, and watching the Carolina Panthers football games. Currently, she has a dog (Charlie) and a cat (Jake).

Denise
Denise was born and raised in Palm Springs, CA. She spent nine and half years IMG_2222working for GTE in California with three years spent in a supervisory/management role. In 1981, she moved to Florida after marrying her husband. There Denise worked for IBM for nine and half years before moving to North Carolina in 1987. In July 1994, she began working for Dr. Rodeffer at Piedmont Veterinary Clinic and later at Mebane Pet Clinic. Denise enjoys her work at the practice including administrative work as well as veterinary assistant. She likes to do dental cleanings, surgery assistant and laser therapy. For fun and relaxation, she enjoys camping in their Fifth Wheel RV and her pets always go with her. Currently, she has 2 cats (Coey and Jade) and one dog (Bliss).

Joanna
Joanna started January 2016 working as a veterinary assistant for the practice. She is currently attending Alamance Community College in the Animal Care and Management (ACM) Program. She plans to graduate this spring with an A.A.S. Degree. She’s enthusiastic about working at Mebane Pet Clinic because everyday provides new experience working with animals. She also enjoys working closely with the caring team of staff and doctors at the practice. In the past, she has had birds, fish, snakes, mice, ferrets, cat and dogs. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her daughter, collecting old books and reading.
 

KENNEL ASSISTANT:
Desiree
Desiree began working at Mebane Pet Clinic in October 2016 as a kennel Desireeassistant. She is planning on attending NC A&T to study Animal Science once she graduates high school. She loves working the clinic to gain hands on experience working with animals. Her hobbies include dancing, drawing, and singing.

 

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT:
Kristy
Kristy has been with Mebane Pet since it opened in 2000. SheKristyHaigh2015 has a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science from North Carolina State University and has worked in veterinary medicine since 1988. She is married with 2 children. She lives on her family’s farm with horses, donkeys, dogs, cats, chickens, and lots of wildlife. She is very active in her church and enjoys sports and music with her children.