VETERINARIANS


Dr. Jennifer C. Jubb

Dr. Jubb grew up in many states and England! As a member of Mississippi State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine 3rd graduating class Dr. Jubb received her doctoral degree in May of 1983 graduating with honors. While enrolled in the College of Veterinary Medicine she had two scientific articles published in VM:SAC – Feline Infections Peritonitis (now known as Feline Immunodeficiency Virus- FIV) and Canine Juvenile Pancreatic Atrophy.

Her professional interests include soft tissue surgery and reproduction. She and her husband, Ricky D. Young, have two daughters, two son-in-laws and five grandchildren. They share their home with three cats, Fierce Badness, Sookie Jane, and Gus Gus, several horses and rescued mini ponies!

When not in the office, Dr. Jubb enjoys being on her farm, fishing, her American Quarter Horses, and spending time with her family.

 


 

Dr. Melissa Hale


Dr. Melissa Hale is a 2006 graduate of the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Over the past 12 years of her veterinary career she has worked in small animal general practices and emergency hospitals in Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee. While she enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine, Dr. Hale especially enjoys cases dealing with ophthalmology, endocrinology and emergency medicine.

Dr. Hale is a Mississippi native and she resides on her family’s farm in Tishomingo County. She has room for a lot of animal friends including 8 dogs, 3 cats, 16 bantam chickens (rumor has it she is about to add some more chicks soon), a herd of beef cattle and 4 donkeys. In her spare time she feeds cows…and when she’s not feeding cows she enjoys riding her motorcycle, gardening, and cooking. She also enjoys spending time with her husband Andrew!

And speaking of her husband-Dr. Hale is a NEWLYWED! Congratulations to Dr Hale and Andrew.


OFFICE MANAGER


Laura Moseley

Practice Manager


Laura graduated from the University of North Alabama with a B.S.E. She is married and has three children, Gavin, Sara Kathryn, and Addison. She enjoys crafting and spending time with her family.


TECHNICIANS


 

Ashley Bailes

Ashley was born and raised in Rogersville, Alabama. She enjoys spending time with her family. Ashley loves activities and adventures with her niece Ada, nephew Lincoln, and cousin Ryder. Jane, her sweet Poogle, is a joy to have around!
 


Becky Ogletree, LVT


Becky is a 2016 graduate of Jefferson State Community College where she earned her degree in Veterinary Technology. Becky has one, soccer loving, Corgi named Trixie. Her interests include being outdoors, hunting and fishing. She also enjoys teaching Tang Soo Do.

 


Brie Pruitt, LVT


Brie is a 2013 graduate of Wilson High School and a 2018 graduate of Mississippi State University with a degree in Veterinary Medical Technology. She is currently enrolled in the University of Missouri to work on an online graduate degree in Veterinary Medicine and Science. In her spare time, she enjoys event planning, especially weddings, reading, and spending time with her family and three spoiled kitty cats.

 


 

Erin Killen, LVT


Erin is a 2009 graduate of Columbia State Community College with a degree in Veterinary Technology. In her spare time she enjoys playing with her three spoiled dogs and cat. She is married and has a sweet little girl named Hazel and one on the way!

 


 

Kayla Word


Kayla is a 2009 graduate of Central High School and she attended Northwest Shoals Community College. She is married and has three children, Gresham Lee, Kalie Ann, and Taylen Mae. Kayla’s interests include spending time with her family and her sweet dog Marshall.

 


RECEPTIONISTS


Chelsea McDonald


Chelsea is married to her husband Wess and has a precious son, John Oliver. In her spare time, if she isn’t checking on her cows, she enjoys spending time with her family outdoors. Mrs. Chelsea is also expecting a new baby boy in February!
 


Kai Murphy


Kai is married and has two daughters, Ella and Eliza. She lives in Oakland with her two labs; Camo and Jack. In her spare time, Kai enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and volunteering for the community.

 


 

Natalie Aldridge


Natalie loves her sweet fur baby. She has one spunky dog named Jalen! She loves Alabama college football, running, and reading. We also excited to announce that she is recently engaged. Congratuations Natalie!

 


VETERINARY ASSISTANTS


Bri Poole


Bri is a 2016 Central High School graduate. Bri is married and has one son, Beckham. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, participating in sports, and being outdoors. Bri has 3 dogs and a friendly cat named Ramsey.

 


 

Emily Lovelace

Emily is currently attending the University of North Alabama She is pursuing a degree in nursing. Ollie, the kitty, shares her home. In her spare time Emily loves to read!

 


 

Megan Patterson


Megan is a 2010 Central High School graduate. She married her high school sweetheart in 2012. She is currently earning her Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education. In her spare time, she loves to compete in archery tournaments. Megan has 3 sweet hounds and a sweet kitty.


ANIMAL CARE


Kylie Darby

Kylie is a future 2020 graduate of Central High School. She plans on going to UNA to get her Bachelors degree in social work. In her spare time, she loves coloring/cutting hair and traveling. Kylie has two tabby cats, a lab, and a sweet German Shepherd.


 

Oaklea Ragan

Oaklea is a 2017 Corinth High School graduate. She is currently attending the University of North Alabama. She is working towards earning her Bachelor’s degree in Biology. After graduating, she plans to attend the University of Colorado Boulder. In her free time, she enjoys music festivals and traveling. She has 1 Labrador named Dime and 1 Doberman named Blaze.


 

Valerie Marks


Valerie is a 2018 Rogers High School graduate. She is currently working on a Bachelor’s degree in science. She also plans on earning a degree in Veterinary Medicine. In her free time, she likes to play with her 3 dogs as well as her foster dogs.