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 black Labrador named Casey and a cat named PJ.  Dr.Blevins and his family are members of First Baptist Church in Manchester. Dr. Blevins special interest in veterinary medicine is orthopedics and internal medicine. 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 is one of our receptionists at Animal Health Clinic.  She has been working at AHC since 2012.  Courtney is married to Travis who is a judicial commissioner for Coffee County.  They are the proud parents of Garrison.  Courtney enjoys kayaking, raising chickens, riding backroads in her jeep, working in the garden, and coon hunting with her dad.  She also enjoys a great cup of Black Rifle coffee with her two rottweilers, Buford and Frances every morning. 


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.


Ashton Garner

Ashton Garner started as a tech at AHC in March of 2019. She is from Estill Springs and graduated from Franklin County High School. Ashton enjoys kayaking, fishing, and spending time with friends and family. She has a Shepherd mix named Jozi and a cat named Frisko.

Dallas Neal

Dallas Neal works at AHC as a veterinary technician. She has worked in veterinary clinics all over middle Tennessee for the last seven years, and is happy to be settled in practice close to home. Dallas lives in Mcminnville with her husband Cameron. When not working she enjoys spending time on their farm, going to the lake and relaxing with family.

James Rosson


James joined the AHC team in October 2019 as a medical assistant. Prior to joining AHC, he worked at a veterinary hospital in Nashville for 23 years. James began working in the veterinary field part-time while completing a B.A. in History at M.T.S.U. Upon graduation, he began working full-time as a veterinary medical assistant and has pursued that rewarding and challenging career for 19 years.

A Manchester native, James moved home in 2000. After making the commute to Nashville for 19 years, he feels truly blessed to have found a place at AHC.

When not taking care of pets, James and wife Susan enjoy visiting Civil War battlefields, watching their beloved Green Bay Packers, and spoiling their beagle/boxer mix Daisy Jane. Daisy was brought home from a shelter in
January 2019 and has helped fill the void left by the passing of their cherished beagle hound of 10 years- Bessie Mae.

Ashley Whitman


Ashley Whitman started as a Kennel Tech at AHC in March of 2020. Ashley is from McMinnville and graduated from Warren County High School in 2008. She loves being able to be with animals both while at work and at home! She, her Husband (Adam), and their Son (AJ) happily share a home and three acres in the country with 3 Boxer's, 2 Chihuahua's, 1 Purebred Mutt, and 2 Siamese cats. When she isn't at home or working, Ashley enjoys watching sports- GO VOLS! - and partaking in outdoor activities with her family.

Amanda Stewart

Amanda Stewart

Amanda is from Estill Springs, TN and is a 2020 graduate of the University of Tennessee at Martin with a degree in Pre-Veterinary medicine and will receive her Veterinary Health Technology degree in August of 2020. She plans to continue her education to become a veterinarian. When she is not working, she enjoys being outdoors and spending time with family and friends. Amanda has 3 sisters, 2 brothers, an amazing little nephew, and another nephew on the way! Amanda has two cats, Hazel (18) and Captain (4). She is very excited and feels extremely blessed to be apart of the Animal Health Clinic team, and can not wait to see what this new career has in store for her!

Shea Carter

Shea Carter

Shea Carter grew up here in Manchester TN, but raises her family on a farm in Winchester. Here they have 3 dogs, 1 cat, 1 rabbit, a bearded dragon, 2 pigs, 3 guineafowls, and 15 chickens. She is married to Jordan Carter and they are proud parents of their son named Kadon, and their daughter named Keira. Shea graduated from Middle Tennessee State University in 2012 receiving her Bachelor's degree in Animal Science. She moved to South Carolina in 2016 with her family and worked as a technician at Banfield Pet hospital for 3 years before returning back home. Shea enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, kayaking, fishing, baseball, riding atvs, and anything that involves the outdoors.


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!