Rachel Chambers

Rachel was born and raised in Mocksville. She married her husband Andrew in 2018 and spent a few years in the Lake Norman area working as a receptionist at a doggie day care. They now reside in Bermuda Run with their two dogs Mavi (left) and Penny (right).

Merissa Blalock

Although Merissa has lots of extended family in Virginia, she has lived in the W-S area most of her adult life. She’s happily married to her husband, John, and they are now empty nesters with two grown kids. She’s also mom to Fiona, a beloved but quite cranky cat and two Holland Lop bunnies, Archie and Jerry.

Dawn Hardin

Dawn has been with the Animal Hospital of East Davie and the Davie Dog House for 6 1/2 years where she is a receptionist and manager of the Davie Dog house. Outside of work, her favorite past time is to be at the lake and spend time with family. She and her husband have three daughters along with three Australian shepherds, two bunnies, and a turtle!

Holly Pilcher

Holly is excited to be joining the practice as a receptionist and looks forward to helping our clients and patients. She was born and raised in East Bend and still resides in the family’s home place. She is happily married to her high school sweetheart, Chad and they have one son, Tyler. They share their home with one adopted cat Cleocatra and one pitbull, lab mix, Max.



Leigh Sherrill

Leigh Sherrill is our practice manager, and technician. Leigh has been with the practice for 17 years. Leigh enjoys spending time with her husband Chris and son Levi. She loves the beach and mountains. She has an Australian shepherd mix name willow.


Emily Shelton

Emily Shelton has been with the practice for 17  years. Emily has worked with Dr. Roberson and has been a veterinary technician for over 25 years. She has 2 sons Griffyn, Dawson and a french bull dog name Louie and a cat name Elvis.

Leah Lail

Leah Lail has been with the practice for 7 years, Leah enjoys being a technician. She enjoys spending time with her family, and spending time with her dog Ruger the Brittany Spaniel.

Ashley Rose

Ashely Rose has been with the practice for 5 years. Ashley enjoys spending time with her son who keeps her busy. She has a 3-legged dog Esther that she adopted after falling in love with her when she was brought into the hospital as a rescue.

Lindsay Carnes

Lindsay Carnes has been with the practice for 5 years, and enjoys being a veterinary technician. Lindsay graduated from UNCW in 2020. Lindsay has 2 dogs, 2 bunnies and a horse.

Katie Trader

Katie Trader has worked with us from the start of college and graduated from UNCC in 2022 with a major in biology. She enjoys reading in her spare time. Katie has a pitbull mix named Koda and a seal point cat named Indy.