Ashlee is our Practice Manager. She has been with us since 2012 and in the veterinary field since 2003. Originally from Cary, NC, Ashlee attended UNCW where she obtained a degree in Biology. During her personal time, Ashlee enjoys crocheting, drawing, reading, spending time with her niece and nephew, and loves to learn about all things medical related. She and her husband, O’Lando, have five furry kids: Chuck Bass, Blair Waldorf, Krueger, Lux, and Slater.
Brittany started at PNVH in June 2017. She is originally from Glendale, AZ and has been in NC since 2015. She shares her home with her husband, Chris, their twins, Avery and Andrew, their dog, Jewel, and cats, Ink and Squid. Brittany enjoys the beach, traveling, and hiking in her spare time.
Sarah joined PNVH in the winter of 2018. She has a degree in Psychology, but her passion is veterinary medicine. Sarah and her husband Graham share their home with their four dogs: Kimber, Benelli, Bear, and Journey. In her spare time she likes to spend time with her family and friends and play pool.
Monica started working at PNVH in 2020. She has worked with animals most of her life, from horse barns to doggie daycare. She loves spending her free time outdoors with her two dogs, Lily and Ollie, and her cat, Miso.
Michelle has worked with us since 2009. She is originally from Long Island, New York and has worked in the veterinary field since 2001, which includes 10 years of emergency medicine. Michelle and her husband Christopher live in Leland with their son Dominic and Dominic's grandma Phyllis. Their extended furry family includes 2 dogs, 4 cats, 3 sugar gliders, 1 chinchilla and a bearded dragon. Michelle in her spare time enjoys spending time with her family, arts and crafts, swimming and sun bathing.
Nicole has been working in the vet field since her fist job at 16 as a veterinary receptionist. She joined Porters Neck in February 2019. She spends most of her time loving on her cat, Forrest and dog, Mulaney. When not working, Nicole enjoys working on arts & crafts and gardening.
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Melina began working at PNVH in 2018. She moved to NC from New Jersey in 2017. Melina has her Bachelors in Small Animal Science and is planning to go to vet school. She enjoys Spanish food, her pitbull Captain, and spending time outside, whether it be at the beach or in the mountains, she loves seeing different parts of the world.
Blair S., RVT
Blair started at PNVH in May of 2017. She is a Wilmington native and grew up in the Porters Neck area. Blair graduated from the Veterinary Technician program from CFCC in 2019 and passed her licensing to become a Registered Veterinary Technician in 2020. She enjoys riding horses and spending time with her dog, Roo, and her cat, Dex.
Courtney has worked at PNVH since 2019. Originally from Georgia, Courtney moved to Wilmington in 2013 to work at the Fort Fisher Aquarium before coming to small animal medicine. Courtney lives with her husband, their dog Noodle and their two cats Crumb and Fig. Courtney loves cooking and traveling in her spare time. Her favorite dog breeds are pitbulls and boxer babies.
Jessica started at PNVH in 2019 and she has worked in the veterinary field since 2009. Jessica lives with her husband Spencer and their 3 furry kids: Jordan, Drake and Chance. In her spare time, Jessica enjoys photography, traveling and crafting.
Brandi started at PNVH in 2019. She has been in the veterinary field since 2012 with general practice, surgery, and emergency experience. She is currently working towards her RVT at CFCC. She is a NC native and has been living in Wilmington since 2016. Brandi lives with her husband, Jeff, and their own personal zoo. They have two dogs, Daisy May & Stella, two cats, Grady & Keys, chickens & a ball python. Brandi loves the outdoors, being active in the gym, gardening and crafting.
Madison joined the PNVH family in 2019. She has been working with animals since she was 11 and has been a veterinary technician since 2015. Madison has 2 pit bulls, Gumby and Toph, a 3 legged kitty, Agent, and a leopard gecko, Randall. She loves hiking and camping with her pups in her free time!
Jenna started with PNVH in 2020. Jenna and her partner moved to NC from Michigan 4 years ago. She enjoys going to the beach as often as possible, long walks with her dogs, Buffy and Cocoa, and playing fetch with her cat, Dragon. Jenna loves frogs, reptiles, and all other furry creatures!
Bree enjoys all things Harry Potter, candles and cold weather. She used to want to be a travel photographer but she is now working towards being a registered technician. Originally from Jacksonville, NC but a military brat and has been all over from Okinawa, Japan to Camp Pendleton, CA. She is the second oldest of 6 blood siblings and 3 step sisters, big family. She and her fiancé Scott have two fur babies, a cat named Rocket and an puppers named Marley.
Emily began working at PNVH in August of 2021. Originally from New Jersey, Emily moved to North Carolina in February of 2021 after living in California for four years. She has been in the veterinary field since 2012, and comes with experience in general practice, shelter medicine, surgery, and wildlife rehabilitation. Emily shares her home with her husband, AJ, their two daughters, Ainsley and Tallulah, their schnauzer mix, Mitzi, their two cats, Fish and Meeko, and several chickens. In her spare time, Emily enjoys reading, spending time outside with her family, baking, gardening, hiking, kayaking, and traveling. Emily has a special interest in wildlife and rescue, and plans to pursue her RVT license.
Ashleigh started at PNVH in August of 2021. She has been in the field for 1 1/2 years now and absolutely loves it. She’s following in her mom’s footsteps. Animals are a big part of Ashleigh’s life. She has 3 dogs (2 pictured: Grace & Hazel) and Kash & 4 cats: Theo, Nani, Remi and Maycee.
Lu was raised on a farm and learned at an early age how to love and care for animals. He loves of choice (but not limited to) are Dachshunds, Doberman Pinschers and shorthaired kitties of the Calico & Torti colors. She is happy to re-join the team here at Porters Neck Veterinary Hospital (PNVH). Re-join you ask? Yes you see, she originally opened PNVH with Dr's Ron & Sharon Harris when it first opened back in March 1999. After high school (Topsail High), she attended The University of North Carolina at Wilmington on a softball scholarship. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education but her love has always been for animals. She started working in the veterinary field when she was just 15yrs old. Lu worked in the field for 21 straight years, 13 of those years she also worked a second job at the Animal Emergency Clinic in Wilmington. After a 6yr absence from the veterinary field she re-joined the animal world, which is where she feels she truly belongs.
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Jazmin started at PNVH in 2021. She grew up in Wilmington NC and now lives with her boyfriend and their own personal zoo of animals. They own a dog and a cat, two guinea pigs, a budgie parakeet and a bearded dragon. She enjoys drawing and making art in her free time as well as watching movies and going on walks with her dog.
Liz is an experienced kennel attendant who began working at PNVH in 2021. She has a love for beagles and chunky cats, especially her own beagle (Winston) and her large and in charge cat (Timmy). Liz is also a surf photographer who can often be found at the beach surfing and taking photos in her free time.
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Lennon started at PNVH in 2019. He enjoys walking around the hospital meowing as loud as he can for treats. He will often be found waiting in the kennel for more treats and stalking a select few employees he knows he can manipulate into giving him treats. Some of his favorite past times include eating, meowing, and lounging in his cat bed in the treatment room. He also enjoys being held like a baby and getting his purr motor going.