Our Staff

Diane

Diane has been a Registered Veterinary Technician for over 10 years and is also a veterinary technician specialist in Emergency and Critical Care since 2011. To add to her list of credentials, she will soon begin working towards her technician specialty certification in Clinical Practice. She is originally from Maine and a graduate of University of Maryland with a Bachelor’s in Animal Science.

Diane has recently become Fear Free Certified! Fear free visits are a fundamental part of Harbor Point Animal Hospital and is something Diane is passionate about. As a Certified “Fear Free Professional,” she is a trusted resource to help owners deliver calm pets to our hospital, enhance the quality of our medicine as well as reduce or remove anxiety triggers that can cause pets to be fearful at home, in transport and at the veterinary hospital.

Diane has lived in North Carolina for 10 years with her husband, Johnny and shares her home currently with their 3 dogs, Hannah – Chihuahua/Westie mix, Evie – Bichon Frise, Sonoma – Field Spaniel and 2 cats, Dover and Phoenix.

Sandy

Sandy is a North Carolina native who grew up and finished her education in Orlando, Florida. As a young adult she moved back to North Carolina and has lived in the Denver area for the last 29 years. Currently Sandy shares her heart with Princess, a German Shepard, and CeeCee, a Jack Russell.

Beyond her passion for animals, she loves serving in her church and community and is continually taking in strays of both the 2-legged and 4-legged variety.

Nicole

Nicole, born in Detroit, Michigan, moved to North Carolina with her family 20 years ago to escape the cold winters. She has always had a love for animals and knew from an early age that she wanted a career working with pets.

After high school, Nicole pursued a Biology Degree at the University of NC at Greensboro in hopes of utilizing her education to work with and help animals. Shortly after college she relocated to Charlotte and accepted a job caring for animals in a kennel.

During this time, she was drawn to grooming and began studying under professional groomers. She felt such pride in helping animals look and feel their best that she decided to further her education by completing a grooming program. She finds great joy in bringing out the beauty and personality of each animal through grooming.

She currently shares her home with three dogs and two cats, who are the loves of her life!

DJ

DJ grew up in the small town of Albemarle, NC. He also went to North Carolina State University where he majored in Zoology. DJ has a love for everything science and animals. He is very passionate about understanding animal behavior to better care for them. This translates over to making sure all our veterinary patients have the most stress-free visit possible!

DJ shares his home with his wife, Emily, and their two furry boys, Mason, a pit mix, and Merlin, a golden/dachshund mix.

Our Staff

Practice Manager

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Fear Free Certified ProfessionalDiane

Diane has been a Registered Veterinary Technician for over 15 years and is also a veterinary technician specialist in Emergency and Critical Care since 2011. She is originally from Maine and a graduate of the University of Maryland with a Bachelor’s in Animal Science.

As a 2016 certified “Fear Free Professional,” Diane is a trusted resource to enhance the quality of our medicine as well as reduce or remove anxiety triggers that can cause pets to be fearful at home, in transport and at the veterinary hospital. Diane has also completed the new Human-Animal Bond Certification Program which helps veterinary staff develop a formal understanding of human-animal interaction research and learn how to use that knowledge in everyday practice.

Diane has lived in North Carolina for nearly 15 years with her husband, Johnny and shares her home currently with their 3 dogs, Hannah, Sonoma and Penny -and 2 cats, Dover and Phoenix.

Veterinary Technicians

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Fear Free Certified ProfessionalKellie

Kellie has been a Registered Veterinary Technician since 2003. She graduated from Virginia Tech with a Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science and graduated from Blue Ridge Community College with an Associate’s Degree in Veterinary Technology. Kellie recently became Fear Free certified.

In her free time, Kellie enjoys crafts, cooking, and gardening. She also enjoys spending time with her husband and son and their furry children.

Heather RVT Harbor Point Animal Hospital

Fear Free Certified ProfessionalHeather

Heather grew up in North Carolina. She has been a Registered Veterinary Technician since 2002. She graduated from Gaston College with an Associate’s Degree in Veterinary Technology. She recently became Fear Free certified.

In her free time she loves to spend time with her husband, 4 kids and her cat, Tigger.

Veterinary Assistants

Kasey Veterinary Assistant

Fear Free Certified ProfessionalKasey

Kasey was born and raised in North Carolina. She attended Appalachian State University for both her undergraduate and graduate career, earning an M.S. in Exercise Science with a concentration in Research degree. After graduating, Kasey decided to pursue a career in the veterinary field as she has always been an avid animal lover. While this change has been a jump out of her comfort zone, she has loved every minute of it! Kasey is Fear Free Certified and is excited to continue learning and growing in the veterinary field.

In her free time, she enjoys hiking, cooking, baking, and playing with her two cats, Axel and Sophie, and her adopted family dog, Reiner.

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Fear Free Certified ProfessionalDJ

DJ grew up in the small town of Albemarle, NC. He also went to North Carolina State University where he majored in Zoology. DJ has a love for everything science and animals. He is very passionate about understanding animal behavior to better care for them. This translates over to making sure all our veterinary patients have the most stress-free visit possible! DJ is Fear-Free Certified.

DJ shares his home with his wife, Emily, and their two furry boys, Mason, a pit mix, and Merlin, a golden/dachshund mix.

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Fear Free Certified ProfessionalGrace

Grace found her love and passion working with animals at a very young age when her family rescued a Golden Retriever named Texas. While he is no longer with them, he was cherished for many years and will always be in their hearts. Grace was born in Katy, Texas, and moved to the Charlotte area about 5 years ago.

Grace and her husband Cody now have two dogs in their family, Zash, a Belgian Malinois/Pit Mix and Jordi a Basenji Mix. Grace continually strives to serve her community and hospital with the same love and passion she shares with her co-workers at Harbor Point Animal Hospital.

Paula Customer Service

Fear Free Certified ProfessionalKasey

Kasey was born and raised in North Carolina. She attended Appalachian State University for both her undergraduate and graduate career, earning an M.S. in Exercise Science with a concentration in Research degree. After graduating, Kasey decided to pursue a career in the veterinary field since she has always been an avid animal lover. While this change has been a jump out of her comfort zone, she has loved every minute of it! Kasey is Fear Free Certified and is excited to continue learning and growing in the veterinary field.

In her free time, she enjoys hiking, cooking/baking, and playing with her two cats, Axel and Sophie, and her recently adopted family dog, Reiner.

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Fear Free Certified ProfessionalAshley

Ashley has lived in Charlotte and the surrounding area for over 20 years. She is an alumni of UNC Charlotte where she studied Biology and Anthropology. Ashley has been a veterinary assistant for over 2 years and continues to grow in the field of veterinary medicine by becoming Fear-Free Certified!

Ashley and her husband currently have 2 fur children, Link the cat and their newest addition, Gryffin, a German Shepherd, with hopes to add a couple of humans in the future!

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Fear Free Certified ProfessionalKatherine

Katherine began working with a variety of animals at an early age. She is a Mooresville local and graduated from UNC Charlotte with degrees in Spanish and Criminal Justice. Her passion for helping animals has never wavered and this led her to work in the veterinary setting. Katherine is Fear Free Certified and eager to learn new and adaptable ways to help you and your pets!

Katherine currently shares her home with 3 dogs – Luke, Spuds, and Jerry, and 2 cats – Ralph and Carter. She looks forward to caring for your pets the way that she cares for her own!

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Fear Free Certified ProfessionalAlex

Alex has called North Carolina home for most of her life, aside from a wonderful year spent living outside of Seattle, WA. She grew up surrounded by animals and has always had an interest in working with them. Alex entered the veterinary field over 2 years ago and fell in love with her work. Alex recently became Fear Free Certified and is excited to continue learning and growing her career with Harbor Point Animal Hospital.

In her free time, Alex enjoys spending time with her three dogs, Gunner (a silver lab), Boone (a rough collie), and Titan (an American Akita). They love being by the lake or hiking in the mountains.

MiKayla Assistant

Fear Free Certified ProfessionalMiKayla

MiKayla was born and raised in New York before moving to the Charlotte area in June 2019. Her passion for animals started with horses at a very young age. Her love for animals only grew after joining the veterinary field several years ago. MiKayla is Fear Free level 3 certified and strives to learn more about this exciting field at Harbor Point Animal Hospital.

In her free time, MiKayla enjoys volunteering at the Carolina Raptor Center, and any activity that gets her outdoors!

Customer Service Supervisor

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Fear Free Certified ProfessionalAshley

Ashley has lived in Charlotte and the surrounding area for over 20 years. She is an alumni of UNC Charlotte where she studied Biology and Anthropology. Ashley has worked in the veterinary field for over 6 years and is Fear Free Certified.

Ashley and her husband currently have a son named Luke. They also have three fur babies: Link the cat and 2 German Shepherds, Gryffin and King.

Customer Service

Brandy Customer Service

Fear Free Certified ProfessionalBrandy

Brandy was born in Florida but has spent the last 27 years in North Carolina. Brandy’s love for animals began at a young age as she grew up with many animals in her home and always felt a special connection with them. Brandy has an associate degree in Biology and is excited to expand her knowledge in veterinary medicine.

Brandy currently has 2 cats, Jelly and Creature, and a betta fish named Lucian. In her free time, Brandy enjoys live music, hiking, and traveling.

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Fear Free Certified ProfessionalJanae

Janae grew up in Wilmington, NC but has lived in Charlotte for the past 7 years. She is new to the veterinary field but really enjoys being able to help so many pets.In her free time she enjoys spending time with her cats, Santana and Nemo. She enjoys reading and painting.

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Fear Free Certified ProfessionalDewy

Dewy is a former Michigan native. She started her career in veterinary medicine in high school, and through the years, her love for animals has only grown! Dewy is now a loving mother to three fur babies: two cats and a rabbit as well as one human child.

When Dewy isn’t working she enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter. Dewy can always be found smiling and laughing and can’t wait to meet you and your pets!

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Fear Free Certified ProfessionalSydney

Sydney is one of the few in Mooresville that is born and raised here! She moved to Florida in 2015 to major in a Zoo Animal Technology Program in Gainesville, Florida, and graduated from Sante Fe College in 2016. After working with exotic animals for over 4 years, she decided to branch out into the veterinary field to learn more of the medical side. During the last 5 years, she has a lot of experience in training with exotic birds and dogs and hopes to continue training in the future.

In her free time, she loves going hiking, spending time outdoors, and writing blog posts! She has a cat named Kovu, who loves to play fetch! She cannot wait to have many more!

Grooming

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Fear Free Certified ProfessionalCarey

Carey is a North Carolina native who resides in Kannapolis. She has worked with animals since 1995 and began grooming in June of 2001. Carey loves spending time with her son, Aiden, and their two dogs: Sookie and Gia. She is an avid animal lover and motorcycle enthusiast. Carey takes pride in making your pets look and feel their best. She can’t wait to spoil them!