Compassionate Veterinary Care            Because We Love Them Too

KATHY - Veterinary Assistant Supervisor


If you've ever visited the practice, you know Kathy. She has been with Indian River Veterinary Hospital/Clinic for 20 years!


Kathy helps the doctors by providing outstanding support such as escorting clients and pets to the examination room for appointments and obtaining samples for in-house laboratory tests. Kathy has a lifetime of experience in providing pet services such as nail trimming, expressing anal glands and cleaning ears.


In her personal life, Kathy enjoys spending time with her husband, 2 dogs, 3 cats, and 2 corn snakes.  She is also an avid and talented artist.

SAMANTHA - Certified Veterinary Assistant

Samantha is originally from Tennessee, but moved to Virginia in 2007 when she was stationed here by the Navy. While serving her country for 7 years, she became a Certified Veterinary Assistant in 2010 and began her veterinary career . She has worked in multiple hospitals, and with many different species of animals. Her favorite animals to have worked with are sloths! Samantha joined IRVH in November 2017. Her current goal is to continue her education in becoming a licensed veterinary technician. She enjoys taking time to help educate owners on proper nutrition and preventative care for their pets. She and her fiancé Michael currently have 2 dogs, Jazmine and Leonidas. They love traveling, hiking, gardening, and sporting events such as football and baseball games.