Team

Veterinarian/Owners

Clark Fincher, DVM

Veterinarian

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

Renee Sykes, DVM

Veterinarian

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

Veterinarians

JoAnne Ayres, DVM

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

Karen Saintsing, DVM

Veterinarian

Special Interests: Food animal surgery and medicine, large animal obstetrics, small animal soft tissue surgery…

Rob Meinecke, DVM

Veterinarian

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

Tim McComb, DVM

Dr. McComb grew up in a small community in upstate New York.  He received his…

Licensed Veterinary Technicians

Ashley Rippey, LVT

Licensed Veterinary Technician

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

Carrie Pearce, LVT

Carrie graduated from North Surry High School in 2007.  From there she worked as Forest…

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

Angie Horton

Angie recently joined our clinic in 2010 as one of our lovely Receptionists. She has…
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Sue Bartlett

Receptionist

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…

Peggy McMillian

Peggy joined our team in 2008 and has become one of our best Kennel Managers…