Animal Care Center Staff

Meet the doctors and staff of Animal Care Center.

Doctors

Ashley Bowers, DVM

Winchester Veterinarian Ashley Bowers, DVM
Dr. Ashley Bowers comes to Winchester from Charlotte, North Carolina. She graduated from Duke University, as well as North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine in Raleigh, North Carolina.

George Bowers, DVM

Winchester Veterinarian George Bowers, DVM
Dr. George Bowers is originally from Franklin County. George is a graduate of The University of the South in Sewanee and The University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Staff

Amanda (Mandie) Curty

Amanda (Mandie) Curty
Mandie is a Franklin County native. She graduated from Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee, and is a Past President of the Franklin County Humane Society. Mandie is our Practice Manager and will be glad to help you with any questions or problems you might have.

Katie Franck

Katie Frank
Katie is one of our kennel assistants. She is working for us part-time and attending college at Motlow. She has a few fur babies of her own and loves taking care of our boarders and hospitalized patients.

Elizabeth Hayes

Elizabeth Hayes
Elizabeth is another Franklin County native. She is a veterinary technician and works in the surgery ward, laboratory, reception area. A multi-talented gal, Elizabeth can help answer any of your questions.

Lindsey Ladd

Lindsey Ladd
Lindsey Ladd is a Franklin County native, and she has been working magic at our reception desk since 2012. Lindsey can get you scheduled for an appointment, take your special orders, and answer all kinds of questions about our products and services.

Vicky Nickerson


Vicky comes to us from Ocala, Florida. She is our receptionist and has been working in the veterinary field for thirteen years. Vicky would be glad to help you with scheduling an appointment or answer any questions you might have about some of the products we sell.

Kassie Sharber

Kassie Sharber
Kassie is one of our kennel assistants. She is currently working towards becoming a certified veterinary technician. She loves horses and other large animals, but will make your pets feel right at home while they are staying with us.

Kaitlyn Smith

Kaitlyn Smith
Kaitlyn is one of our kennel assistants. She is working for us part-time and attending Tennessee Tech pursuing a teaching degree. She takes excellent care of your pets when they come to board with us. She also moonlights as receptionist at our grooming facility, Bubbles & Bows.

Carissa Thornton

Carissa Thornton
A Franklin County native, Carissa Thornton has more than five years of veterinary technician experience at Animal Care Center and is now our kennel manager. She oversees several kennel staff and makes sure boarding patients are happy, healthy, and well looked after during their stay.