Our Veterinarians

Angelique Lawrence, DVM

Dr. Angelique Lawrence DVMAngelique Lawrence, DVMwas born and raised in Starkville, MS. She received her Bachelor of Science and Biology degree from Mississippi State University in 1996 and later graduated from Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2000.

She has been practicing in the Madison area since graduating and has established a strong bond with her patients and clients. Dr. Lawrence’s focal interests are in the areas of internal medicine, advanced dentistry, and soft tissue surgery.

In her spare time, Dr. Lawrence enjoys Pure Barre and spending time with her family, husband John, children Andrew and Olivia, and English bulldogs Luke and Grizzly. Together they enjoy watching and playing soccer, traveling and attending Mississippi State football games.


Erin Brown, DVM

Dr. Erin Brown, DVMErin Brown, DVM is a 2010 graduate of Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. Prior to veterinary school, she received a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Chemistry from the University of Alabama in Huntsville. Erin has been working side by side with Dr. Lawrence since she was 17 yrs old. Her specialties include Dermatology, internal medicine and dentistry.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Ryan, and daughter Campbell, and her son Oliver as well as staying involved in Building Church, teaching Pure Barre, and running. Dr. Brown has 2 pets, a dog Lulu and cat Mr. Moo.


Jessica Sherrill, DVM

Dr. Jessica Sherrill, DVMJessica Sherrill, DVM was born on an Army base in Bremerhaven, Germany. In 1996, her family moved to Madison, AL. She attended Bob Jones High School and graduated as valedictorian in 2004. She received her Bachelor of Science and Zoology degree from Auburn University in 2007 and later graduated from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2011.

Her first job was working in Summerville, GA as a mixed animal practitioner. She then went on to work in DeLand, FL at a small animal practice for 5 years. In August 2017, she decided to move back to Madison, AL to be with family. She has been practicing in the Madison area since that time. Dr. Sherrill’s interests include internal medicine, ultrasound, soft tissue surgery, and exotics.

In her spare time, Dr. Sherrill enjoys CrossFit and spending time with her family, fiancé David, their 3 dogs Frank (Labra-chow Shepherd), Tank (Boxer), Grace (crazy hound mix), and also their 3 cats Trip, PigPen, and Buster.


Meagan Jones, DVM

Dr. Meagan Jones, DVMDr. Meagan Jones, DVM is from Henagar, AL. Dr Jones is a 2019 graduate from Auburn University. Prior to veterinary school she received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from University of Alabama in Huntsville in 2015. Her interests include oncology, internal medicine and neurology.

In her spare time, Dr. Jones enjoys running, music and spending time with her husband, Jacob, their two dogs, Della and Marie, and their cat, Miri.


Jordan Nunnelley, DVM

Dr. Jordan Nunnelley, DVMDr. Nunnelley was raised in the Birmingham area although she has deep roots in Northern Alabama. She graduated from Auburn University in 2020. Dr. Nunnelley received her Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from the University of Alabama in 2015. Her special interests are neurology, physical therapy and endocrinology. In her free time she spends it with her husband Will, who is also a veterinarian and their furbaby Dezi. You can also find them on a lake, in the mountains or eating Chinese food.


Veterinary Staff

Ruth Freeman, Office Manager

Ruth Freeman, Office ManagerRuth Freeman has been in the veterinary field since 1990. She lives in Cornersville, TN on her 75 acre farm with her husband Kevin. They have 2 adult children Kiri and Thomas. In her free time she likes to spend it on her farm with 5 dogs and her horses.


Megan Harper, Receptionist

Megan Harper, ReceptionistMegan is new to the field and originally from Panama City FL. she enjoys traveling, doing free lance makeup, lounging with her tabby (Penelope) and going on adventures with her 2 puggles (mia and maybelline).


Jenny Ball, Receptionist

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Erica Hansen, Receptionist

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Brooklyn Smith, Receptionist

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Elizabeth Keller, Veterinary Technician

Elizabeth KellerElizabeth was born and raised in Huntsville, AL. She received her associate’s degree in veterinary technology from Columbia State in Tennessee and became a licensed veterinary technician in 2011. Elizabeth’s family includes Annie (a shetland sheepdog), and Pete (a border collie).


Cara Holder, Veterinary Technician


Cara Holder, Veterinary TechnicianCara Holder was born in Pittsburgh, PA and raised in Birmingham, AL. She has been in the in the veterinary field since 2004. She moved to Madison in January, 2013. In her free time she likes to run, be outside and spend time with her husband, Jeff and her sweet little boy, Ryan. She has a tabby cat named Penelope and a pitbull mix named Ava.


Jennifer Castellano, Veterinary Technician

Jennifer Castellano, Veterinary TechnicianJennifer began working in the veterinary field in 1995. She is a transplant from Benton, Louisiana, moving here in October 2013 for her husband’s job. She lives in Athens with her husband, Robert, and twin daughters, Rebecca and Marissa. In her spare time, she likes to read, watch movies and spend time outside with her family. She shares her home with Batman (Chihuahua), Wilbur (Lab mix) and the very large Little Man.


Christa Marik, Veterinary Technician

Christa Marik, Technician AssistantChrista moved to Huntsville in 2002 from Texas. She is an Army Brat and has lived all over the world. Her love for animals goes back to early childhood. Christa has worked in the veterinary field before but took some time off to raise her two boys, Zachary and Lincoln. Her four legged children are two Australian Shepherds, Bianca and Lucky and a 3 legged cat named Grimm. In her free time, oh wait, she doesn’t have any free time!


Teri Stanley, Veterinary Technician

Teri Stanley, Veterinary TechnicianTeri was raised in Madison and has been in the veterinary field since 2002. In her free time she likes to run and rock climb and also enjoys spending time with her husband Mike and daughter Charlotte.


Kim Stanton, Veterinary Technician

KimKim is a native of Huntsville. She has been in the veterinary field since 1987. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband Harry also enjoys decorating, planting in the garden and watching Auburn football. She has 2 dogs Koda and Millie and twin boys Michael and Steven.


Taylor Thompson, Veterinary Technician

Taylor Thompson, Kennel ManagerTaylor was recently moved over to a technician assistant from being the kennel manager, a job she did for 2 years. In her free time she enjoys to spend it with her partner Deidra and their many puppies.


Rachael Cunningham, Veterinary Technician

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Shivonne Smith, Veterinary Technician

Born and raised in Madison, AL Shivonne has been in the veterinary field since 2002. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her daughter, Christian and their 2 pets Half pint, a Pomeranian, and Julian, a Siamese kitten.


Rachael Wallis, Technician Assistant

Rachael has lived in the Madison area since 2005. She grew up riding horses and being around all sorts of animals. She has professionally managed a horse barn for 14 years before joining our Pet hospital family. In her free time she enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband and many dogs.


Brandy Beam, Technician Assistant

Brandy Beam


Joy Westphal, Groomer

JoyJoy began her career in Veterinary Medicine in 1995 as a Veterinary Assistant. In 2006, she began grooming. Joy joined the Pet Hospital in 2014. She enjoys fostering (foster failing) for a local rescue and has quite a zoo of her own at home.


Mandy Barnhill, Kennel Manager

Mandy BarnhillMandy was born and raised in Athens, AL. She has been in the vet field since 2017. On her spare time she enjoys painting, rock hounding, and hanging out with her husband Dillian and their cats.


Charles McConkey, Kennel Assistant Manager

Charles McConkey, Kennel AssistantCharles has been in the vet field since 2015. In his spare time he enjoys working on cars and volunteering with Madison Animal Rescue Foundation. He's a big teddy bear at heart and all the animals love him.



Kierra Suggs


Shelby Wilkinson


Sunnie King, Kennel Assistant


Marissa Castellano, Kennel Assistant


Nathan Wilson, Kennel Assistant


Mary Katherine Simpson, Kennel Assistant


Abby Ryder, Kennel Assistant





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