Chelsey Carlson, Practice Manager, LVT

Chelsey graduated with Presidential honors from San Juan College and holds an associate degree in Applied Sciences in Veterinary Technology. She began in small animal practice in 2000 and began working with Dr. Curtsinger in 2002.

Chelsey has a special interest in emergency medicine and critical care. Chelsey, her husband Rick and her two daughters, Evie and Olivia, enjoy camping and spending time on the lake.

Dylan Curtsinger, Veterinary Nurse Assistant

Dylan is originally from Pineville, NC and grew up in Indian Land, SC. Growing up in animal hospitals like the rest of his brothers, he too gained an interest in the field and has been working in the hospital since his teenage years. He attended South Carolina University, and was accepted into The University of St. George Veterinary School. He is currently in his second year. Dylan and his dalmatian, Drako, enjoy going for hikes in the mountains, fishing and spending time outdoors. In his free time, he also works as a fire fighter in Pleasant Valley, SC.

Denise Kronmueller, Veterinary Nurse Assistant

Denise is originally from Newport News, Virginia. After graduating from UNC-Wilmington, she began working at the first doggie daycare in Wilmington, NC. After moving to Fort Mill in 2006, Denise began working as a veterinary technician. She enjoys spending time with her husband, Chris, their son Caden and their daughter, Myra and their two dogs.

Susan Fludgate, Veterinary Nurse Assistant

Susan has lived in Charlotte all of her adult life. Currently, she lives in Weddington with her boxer Sherman and her many cats (no one actually knows how many!). Susan is on the Board of Directors for a local animal rescue. Her passion is saving animals from the local shelters. Susan enjoys riding her bike with the Red Rocket Revolution gang, hiking or having a glass of wine with her friends.

Alexis Price, Veterinary Nurse Assistant

Alexis has lived in Fort Mill her entire life. She attended York Technical College where she achieved an Associate’s in Applied Science Criminal Justice Technology. During college she worked at a pet boarding facility when she realized she loved working with animals. She loves doing fun activities with her nieces and nephews, going on family vacations, and going on road trips. In her free time, she loves to read, and spend time with her two dogs Cletus and Daisy.

Kirby Smith, Veterinary Nurse Assistant

Kirby grew up on the eastern shore of Maryland. She graduated from Delaware Valley University with two degrees. One in Equine Science and Management as well as Business Administration. She moved to the Carolinas in 2016, and loved it so much she stayed! She enjoys reading, traveling, and trying new food. She loves spending time on her farm with her husband, David and her dogs; Hendrix, Luna and Tibor, her cat Pearl and her horse, Balissa.

Loren Spivey, Receptionist

Loren was born in Alabama, but grew up in Ramseur, NC. She attended college at UNCG where she graduated with a finance degree in 2008. Loren has been in retail management since 2009, but has always had a passion for animals and joined the veterinary profession in 2021. She loves to travel and enjoys spending time with her husband Johnnie and her two dogs Bubba and Bella.

Jacky Coombs, Veterinary Nurse Assistant

Jacky is originally from south Florida and moved to Indian Land, SC 10 years ago. She has an associates in science from the University of South Carolina and is currently continuing her education at Penn Foster to obtain a degree as a veterinary technician. In her free time Jacky likes to go on adventures with her dog Blu, hang out with friends and family, and go to the lake.

Hannah Beckner, LVT

Hannah was born in Florida and grew up in Indian Land, SC. She attended Tri-County Technical School and recently graduated with a degree in animal science to become a licensed veterinary technician. Hannah has been a member of our team since interning as a high school student years ago and now works as a licensed veterinary nurse. She enjoys being on the water and hiking. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and her three dogs, Max, Molly and Tucker, and her cat Benelli.

Amanda Monahan, Veterinary Nurse Assistant

Amanda has always aspired to work in the veterinary field and joined our team in October 2021. She has always had a passion for caring for animals and started working with them as a teenager in high school. Amanda and her family moved to South Carolina in the summer of 2021. In her spare time she enjoys hiking and exploring new places with her two daughters Hadley and Emmy as well as spending time with their 3 dogs, Roxy, Penelope, Leyla and her cat Leo.