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Meet the Team

Meet Our Hospital Staff

Angela Holley

Dr. Angela Holley
DVM

Dr. Angela Holley is a long-time member of the Lake Forest family. She started out working part time until her kids got older and started to leave the nest. She is now our full time medical director and we don't know what we would do without her!  She graduated from Virginia Tech and has three great kids, one cat and two very happy dogs.

Julie Van Scoik

Dr. Julie Van Scoik
DVM

Dr. Van Scoik moved to our area from Pennsylvania, where she worked in a mixed animal practice. She is a graduate of Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine. She loves to hike and enjoy time with her kitty River.

Mandy Jamerson

Mandy Jamerson
Practice Manager

Mandy has been with Lake Forest Animal Hospital since it opened in 1998. She graduated from NVCC with an Associates degree in Animal Science. Mandy does all the paperwork that Leo can't handle and tries to keep the practice running smoothly. 
She has two daughters, three dogs, three cats, a chinchilla, and four ferrets. Mandy loves to raise babies, especially wildlife.

Leo

Leo
clinic kitty

Leo is our clinic kitty. Many days you'll see him laying around waiting for head bumps and belly love. We adopted him in 2012 from animal control. He was picked up in pretty rough shape and by the time he was better, we were all in love. 

Cathy Bush

Cathy Bush
LVT

Cathy has been with us for many years. She is a licensed veterinary technician and many days she is found monitoring anesthesia for our doctors. She has multiple dogs and can be found doing agility with them on her days off. 

Chelsea

Chelsea
Staff Supervisor

Chelsea started with us in August of 2021. She is the hardest working person I have ever met. To add a cherry on top, she is extremely kind and so smart! Chelsea has dogs, cats and chickens at home. She also does a little rehab on the side. We wouldn't trade her for anything!!

Sharon

Sharon
CSR

Sharon has been with us for many years. She previously assisted Dr. Amy and then moved to reception afterwards. It's great having an honest and dependable employee like her. 

 

Jessica

Jessica
CSR

Jessica came to us from Addison Animal Hospital! We are so happy to have another CSR. She has 2 dogs, 3 cats, and 2 beautiful children. 

Cailin

Cailin
Assistant

Cailin started with us in October of 2021. She has enjoyed working with animals so much that she applied and was accepted to the LVT program at Blue Ridge. She has two wonderful cats at home, Carl and Mustache! She also recently got an adorable dog she named Cheers!

Anna

Anna
Assistant

Anna started with us in Jan of 2022. She is a commited employee who is very easy going and the animals seem to really love her. 

Kayla

Kayla
Assistant

Kayla was Dr. Miller's right hand lady when they were at Addison Animal Hospital. She came over with him, and we hope she stays with us for many years. She has a brilliant mind and can remember almost every client and their furkid.

Brittany

Brittany
Assistant

Brittany came over with Dr. Miller, and we are so glad she did! Brittany keeps us on our toes and always makes everyone smile. We are so glad she decided to join the Lake Forest family!

Stacie

Stacie
Assistant

Stacie worked for many years at Addison Animal Hospital. When Dr. Miller moved over with us, Stacie was an awesome addition. She is such a hard worker and is so great with the patients and people. We are so lucky to have her!!

Emma

Emma
Assistant

Emma started with us in June of 2023. She has an adorable little Doodle named Luna. She is a little quiet, but is trying hard in our fast paced environment. We are so happy to have such a hard working young lady!

Courtney

Courtney
Assistant

Courtney moved to Lynchburg from out of state. She came with her husband who is in medical school. She started in June of 2023 and came in with some experience already under her belt. She continues to learn everyday.

 

Meet Our Kennel Team

Lexy

Lexy
Manager of Boarding and Grooming - Dog Training

Lexy started managing the kennel in March of 2023. She is our dog trainer, a former groomer, and has a lot of other experience with pets. She is doing a great job and we are so very thankful to have her!!

Haleigh

Haleigh

Haleigh is an avid dog lover who is friendly, outgoing and loves every pet who enters the facility. She has been part of the Lake Forest family since Feb. 2023.

Julia

Julia

Julia came over with the staff from Addison Animal Hospital!! She brings many years of experience with her and we are so happy she's here.

Kayla

Kayla

Kayla is an outgoing and excitable member of the Lake Forest team. She has as much energy as many of the furry kids who visit us! She joined the Lake Forest family in December of 2022. 

Cole

Cole

Cole started at the kennel in December of 2023. Cole may be one of our younger employees, but he is turning out to be a very responsible and kind person. 

Meet Our Groomers

Jade

Jade

Jade has been grooming for about 15 years and has been with Lake Forest for much of that time. She loves what she does and it shows. Her clients, both human and four-legged, adore her!

Ashley

Ashley

Ashley joined us in October of 2023. She has been grooming for a few years now. She loves all dogs and does a great job!!