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Meet Our Team

Dr. Chris Blevins

  Dr. Chris Blevins is originally from South Pittsburg, Tennessee.  He is a 2009 graduate of Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine.  He received his bachelor's degree from Middle Tennessee State University in 2004.  Prior to joining Animal Health Clinic, Dr. Blevins practiced small animal medicine in middle Tennessee and north Alabama. He is married to Whitney and they have two young boys, Lane and Connor and a german short haired pointer named Lily. Dr.Blevins and his family are members of First Baptist Church in Manchester. When not working, Dr. Blevins enjoys cycling, running, swimming and watching college football. Dr. Blevins feels very blessed to be part of such a wonderful profession.  

Dr. Makenzie McCarty

Dr. Makenzie McCarty is originally from Winchester, Tennessee. She is a 2018 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. She also received a bachelor's degree in Animal Science from the University of Tennessee in 2014. Go Vols! Dr. McCarty's professional interests include ophthalmology, orthopedics, and pain management. When she's not working, Dr. McCarty enjoys bike riding, reading, and spending time with her family and friends. At home, Dr. McCarty has a Basset Hound named Hattie Mae, and a cat named Georgia. Dr. McCarty is so excited to be joining the Animal Health Clinic family!

Rhonda Holland

Rhonda Holland has worked at AHC as the head receptionist since 2004.  She was born in Texas and graduated from Sam Houston High School in Arlington in 1985.  She has three children and two grandchildren.  Rhonda enjoys P90X3 and the outdoors, especially kayaking, hiking, crafts, and spending time with her wonderful granddaughter Shaylee.  Rhonda has a Yorkie named Holly and a Biewer Yorkie named Weego.


Courtney Reed

Courtney Reed has worked at AHC as a veterinary assistant since 2012.  She was born in Manchester and graduated from Coffee County Central High School in 2011.  She and her husband, Travis, are parents to son, Garrison.  Courtney enjoys canning, coon hunting and cross-stitching.


Emily Hollis

Emily Hollis graduated from Middle Tennessee State University in 2011 with a Bacherlor Degree in Animal Science. She then completed a wildlife rehabilitation internship at the Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge in Okaloosa Island, FL. When She returned to Tennessee, she took a job as a veterinary technician at an animal hospital in Murfreesboro. She worked there for almost five years as a technician before returning to her hometown of Manchester at Animal Health Clinic. Emily shares two dogs with her sister, Bella and Gracie. When not at work, she enjoys spending time outside, cooking, traveling, photography, and spending time with family and friends.


Gabriela Laro

Gabriela joined Animal Health Clinic in 2017 as a veterinary technician. She earned her veterinary degree from Universidad Autónoma de Aguascalientes in Mexico in 2008. She is originally from Guadalajara, Mexico, but she and her husband, Guillermo, moved to Decherd in 2017 where they reside with their four rescue dogs.

Jennifer Stephens

Jennifer Stephens works at AHC as a veterinary technician. She is originally from north Alabama and graduated from Franklin County High School. Jennifer is a volunteer firefighter and enjoys painting, yoga and kayaking.

Shelbi Ogle

Shelbi works at AHC as a veterinary assistant and is currently working towards her certification in veterinary technology at Volunteer State. She lives in McMinnville with her lab mix named, Elue, and horse, Dink. Shelbi enjoys fishing, kayaking, spending time outdoors, barrel racing and pole bending.

Olivia Laws

Olivia works at AHC as a kennel assistant She is from Manchester and graduated from Coffee County Central High School in 2018. She attends Motlow State Community College and has 2 dogs: Zoe, a Yorkie, and Cooper, a Morkie.


Stephanie Sisco

Stephanie Sisco has worked as a pet groomer for 6 years.  She is originally from Ohio, but moved to Manchester in 2013. She joined Animal Health Clinic in 2016 as a pet groomer.  She and her husband Josh, are parents to three young daughters.  

Kelly Carver

Kelly Carver works at AHC as a groomer. She is an avid animal lover with years of experience working with animals. She enjoys making your dog look and feel its best!