Clark Fincher, DVM


Special Interests: Shelter Medicine (Galax Carroll Grayson and Surry County Animal Shelters supervising Veterinarian), Preventative…

Renee Sykes, DVM


Special interests: Orthopedic and Soft Tissue Surgery, Small Animal and Equine Dentistry, Wound Healing Dr.…


JoAnne Ayres, DVM

JoAnne grew up in Max Meadows, Virginia working with beef cattle on the family farm…

Rob Meinecke, DVM


Special Interests: Companion Animal medicine and surgery Dr. Rob Meinecke, the son of a veterinarian,…

Licensed Veterinary Technicians

Ashley Rippey, LVT

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Ashley is a Galax native and graduated from Galax High School in 2005.  From there…

Lydia Hall, LVT

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Lydia joined the AMS health care team in 2001 as a Veterinary Assistant and, after…

Patient Care

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Alexandra Sykes

Alex has practically been in the clinic since she was born, and since she is…

Karen Hash

Veterinary Assistant

Karen's love of animals led her to join our GVC team in January of 2005.…

Sandra Hash

Director of Patient Care/Practice Management

Sandy joined Galax Veterinary Clinic in April of 1990.  Starting as a Veterinary Assistant, Sandy…

Client Care

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Sue Bartlett


Sue joined Galax Veterinary Clinic as a Receptionist in 2003. Her love of all animals,…

Kennel Technician

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Chris Saunders

Chris has been with GVC since 1993. He is our kennel technician and groomer. Chris…
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