Dr. Jones is originally from Chicago, IL, and obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She worked as a dietitian before pursuing veterinary medicine. Jessica attends Mississippi State University for veterinary school and will graduate in May 2023.
She has been very involved in the local transport program, Homeward Bound Project of Mississippi, to address the pet population challenges in the south. Her favorite part of veterinary medicine is the opportunity to promote the human-animal bond by providing optimal care to furry family members and building relationships with their owners.
When not working, she loves anything outdoors, especially long-distance running. Jessica and her husband, Justin, have a beautiful daughter and two dogs that make their family full of love and adventure!
Kathe joined Five Forks Animal Hospital in 2022 after working in customer service for years. Even though her educational background wasn’t in the veterinary field, she hopes to further her education and pursue becoming a licensed veterinary technician. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, hanging out with friends and family, and playing with her four-year-old Golden Retriever, Gus. Kathe is so excited to meet you and your furry loved ones!
Morgan joined Five Forks Animal Hospital in September 2022. She graduated from Tricounty Technical college in 2020 with a degree in Veterinary Technolgy. She has been a licensed tech for two years but has been in the field for 5. She has always been a huge advocate for animals from working with local shelters, rescues, and animals hospitals. Her few hobbies include hiking with her dogs, kayaking, gardening, and tending to her many aquatic animals. She has an axolotl named Luci and several fish. Two cats, Draco and Neville, and a goofy pit bull named Barley. Excited to meet all the fur babies and assist with all medical and cuddles needed!
Sydney joined Five Forks Animal Hospital in January 2024, marking the beginning of her journey with our team. Originally hailing from Spartanburg, she recently relocated from Charleston with her boyfriend, Stephen, in order to be nearer to their family roots. During her time in Charleston, Sydney discovered her calling within the veterinary field while working at a local animal shelter, igniting her passion for animal care. Having graduated from Trident Technical College in 2023, Sydney is now a licensed veterinary technician, bringing valuable expertise and dedication to her role. In her spare time, she finds solace in reading and cherishes moments spent with her boyfriend and their two German Shepherds, Slade and Snooki.
Robbie joined Five Forks Animal Hospital in October of 2022. She has been in the veterinary practice field since she graduated high school in 2016. Since before she could walk, Robbie has had a special bond with all animals. She loves them all equally, from fur, feathers, and even scales. Robbie was the child that would bring home stray kittens, dogs, or even snakes that she would find outside while playing. Robbie has two fur children, one named Tucker, a Chihuahua mix she rescued, and Wetzel, a German Shorthaired Pointer. She likes to ride horses, spend time at the lake in the summer, and hang out with friends and family! She is looking forward to giving the love and care your animal deserves and needs.
Jessica joined Five Forks Animal Hospital in June 2023. She was raised in the veterinary practice field on the east coast of North Carolina. Her background keeps her committed to making sure all animals are healthy and happy. Jessica is currently enrolled in the Veterinary Technician Program at Penn Foster College. She moved to Greer from the Outer Banks in 2023 and is very excited about this new chapter. When Jessica is not at work or studying for school, she enjoys spending time by the water, watching sunsets in her backyard, and playing with her two cats, Milo and Mittens. She is very excited to meet all the cuties and help with any medical needs!
Abbey joined Five Forks Animal Hospital in November of 2022, although she has worked in the veterinary field since high school. Her strong background in preventative medicine has left her passionate about keeping all her patients healthy and up to date. Abbey is currently enrolled in the Veterinary Technology Program at Tri-County Technical College. She is interested in nutrition and physical rehabilitation and hopes to study these further after she receives her license. She moved to Five Forks from New York in 2018 and has loved the Upstate area ever since. When Abbey isn't at work or studying for school, she enjoys rooting for the New York Yankees and spending time with her golden retriever, Mason. Abbey can’t wait to meet all the new patients at Five Forks Animal Hospital!
Katelyn joined Five Forks Animal Hospital in July 2023 with 8 years of experience. From a young age, Katelyn grew up around all kinds of animals, such as birds, snakes, horses, chickens, cats, and many different breeds of dogs. Katelyn would often bring home abandoned kittens to nurse back to health and find forever homes for them. At one point, she helped the family rottweiler deliver her puppies and she and her family knew she would grow up to help animals. Katelyn moved from her small hometown, Aynor, to Greenville in 2009 where she would graduate highschool and go into a Vet assistant Program in 2014. At Katelyn's first vet field job she was trained on the job to be a Veterinary technician and to this day, she still strives to learn as much as she can to be a better advocate for the pets she cares for and to be a better educator to the pet parents. When not working, she loves to travel, go to concerts, and spend time with her fur babies. Katelyn has a YorkiePom named Asher and a beagle mix named Gunny. One of her favorite things in her job is educating clients on how to socialize, train, and care for their fur babies!
Amanda joined Five Forks in November of 2023 but has been in veterinary medicine for over 6 years focusing on preventative care and routine surgeries. She is a Greenville native! Amanda has recently graduated from Penn Foster with a veterinary technician degree and is working towards becoming licensed. She enjoys riding horses, hiking with her dogs Pebbles and Roscoe, and reading when it’s too cold to do anything else. She can’t wait to give your fur babies the best care!
Katie, originally from Greenville, SC, is currently working towards her associate's degree in Veterinary Technology at Penn Foster, showcasing her unwavering commitment to the welfare of animals. Her love for animals has been a constant in her life, initially aspiring to become a Horse Trainer and later expanding her dedication to encompass the well-being of all creatures.Having been surrounded by dogs and cats since childhood, Katie's bond with animals has only strengthened over time. Her genuine desire to rescue and protect animals is evident in her readiness to aid any animal in distress, highlighting her compassionate nature.In addition to her academic endeavors, Katie nurtures a dream of establishing a farm where she can offer a safe haven for animals without homes. Her vision is to be a beacon of hope for these animals, providing them with refuge and care.Apart from her devotion to animals, Katie cherishes her leisure time spent with loved ones. Whether it's enjoying the tranquility of the lake, beach, or mountains, or simply unwinding at home on rainy days with movies, she finds happiness in life's simple pleasures. On sunny days, you're likely to find her on the porch, absorbed in a good book or engaging with her cherished "brother-in-laws," Loki and Carson, her Labrador Retrievers.
Mikayla joined us in August 2023. She has a background in customer service and the medical field, but has always had a heart for animals. Her and her husband recently moved to Gray Court with their two dogs Finn; coonhound mix and Malibu; pit-bull/German shepherd. In her free time, Mikayla likes to spend time at the lake, traveling, and curling up with a good book. She is very excited to grow in this field by using her previous experience to make a positive impact on the community.
Layne joined the Five Forks family in October 2023. An upstate South Carolina native, Layne has strong background in customer service, and is always striving to make sure the-nothing-but-the-best experience is had by everyone including our four-legged friends. Layne shares one dog: Maverick, four cats: Mary, Jane, Zazu, and Miss Kitty, and 2 fishies with her boyfriend Ashlee. When she is not working, you can find her hanging out, watching movies, traveling to the mountains, or catching rays at the beach. Layne very much looks forward to meeting all of you (new and seasoned clients) and serving you all to the best of her ability.
Abby became part of the Five Forks Animal Hospital team in December 2023. Although she's relatively new to veterinary medicine, she brings with her seven years of customer service experience across various industries. Currently pursuing a degree in Communications with a specialization in Public Relations at Southern New Hampshire University, Abby is dedicated to enhancing her skills in interpersonal communication. During her leisure time, Abby enjoys her passion for reading, constantly adding to her personal library. She enjoys spending quality time with her husband and their four dogs – Cash, Duke, Leo, and DaVinci – and relishes trips to the beach.Abby is excited to welcome you and your beloved pets, looking forward to building strong connections with both the clients and their furry companions.
Alexa joined Five Forks Animal Hospital in December of 2023. Ever since she was little she has always been surrounded by animals whether it be at home, or on her family's farm. Her love for animals has driven her to want to do more; by helping them in a medical setting giving them the upmost care they deserve. Alexa is currently enrolled in the Veterinary Technology program at Tri-County Technical College. She moved from South Jersey to the Upstate in 2020, and has been living here since. When not rooting for the Philadelphia eagles, she loves coaching soccer for Simpsonville, and spending time with her cats Alfie and Charlie. Alexa can't wait to meet all of the fur babies here at Five Forks, and help assist them with all their medical needs!
Brooke joined Five Forks Animal Hospital in August of 2023. She has always had a deep love for animals and a fascination with their medical needs which has led to a pursuit of a career in veterinary medicine. She loves the challenges this field presents and is happy going to work every day knowing she may learn something new and make a difference in a pet and owner's life. She has a collective 4 years in the field and is looking forward to many more! In her free time, she enjoys getting into shenanigans with her wonderful husband, spending time with her two goofy dogs, Izzy and Tilli, and food-motivated cat, Tauriel, and serving her community as firefighter.