Meet our Team
Dr. Jay Murphy
Dr. Murphy graduated from the University of Georgia in 2000 where he also received his undergraduate in 1993.Read More
Dr. Derrick Reed
Dr. Reed graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine in 2003 where he also attended for his undergrad. After much of his childhood in Raleigh, he moved to Memphis and practiced for 4 years in Chattanooga upon graduation from vet school.Read More
Dr. Wendy Ryan
Dr. Ryan graduated from Auburn University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1983, (War Eagle!), where she also received her Masters’ Degree in Physiology and her undergraduate Zoology degree.Read More
Dr. Samantha Stanley
Dr. Stanley graduated from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2014 where she also received her undergraduate degree in biology.Read More
Dr. Alexis Pennings
Dr. Pennings grew up on a farm in southwest Virginia and wanted to be a veterinarian from a young age.Read More
Dr. Maggie Sacco
Dr. Maggie Sacco graduated from North Carolina State College of Veterinary Medicine in 2015. Her professional interests include dermatology, neurology, wellness and geriatric medicine.Read More
Management & Staff
Office Manager, Veterinary Technician
Cyndi graduated from Gaston College’s Veterinary Technician program in May 2001. She has 3 dogs named Ava, Roscoe, and Cruella, 3 cats named Mocha, Abu, and Eclipse. When she’s not working she enjoys dancing and spending time with her husband and 2 kids.
Mallory grew up in Matthews and graduated from Butler High School. She then attended Gaston College, where she graduated with an Associates in Science in Veterinary Medical Technology.Read More
Susan has over 35 years of experience in the veterinary field up and down the east coast. Susan is owned by “Bindy” a rescued chihuahua. Ten years working with the best doctors & staff in the biz just makes her look forward to the next ten!
Amy joins us with over 6 years of veterinary experience. She has relocated here from Buffalo, NY with her husband. She has 2 dogs, Wally and Otis. In her spare time she enjoys football, hockey, and baseball.
Laura has been working in the veterinary field since 2004. She is an avid cat lover and Mustang enthusiast. In her spare time she enjoys beach trips, kayaking, and spending time with her family.
Murphy joined our team in June of 2016. She is the mom of 3 dogs, Whinny, Cinch, and Colt, and a horse named Bristol. In her down time she enjoys showing her horse and spending time with her family.
Mariah joins us with over 7 years experience in the veterinary field. She is a Washington DC native that migrated to the Charlotte area with her family back in 2009. When not at work, she enjoys participating in numerous sports and finding fun things to do around the city. She has a Weimaraner named Mya, and an orange tabby cat named Mangeaux.
Serena joins our team with 4 years experience. She enjoys playing with her dogs, Rex and Stella. In her spare time she enjoys shopping trips with her mom and spending time with friends.
Sarah is currently attending Appalachian State University for a bachelor’s degree in Public Health. At home, she has a bloodhound named Forrest and a beagle named Moose. In her spare time she likes to spend time with her dogs and go hiking.
Marshall is a recent college graduate who is pursuing a career in Veterinary Medicine.Read More
Rachel joined our team in August of 2019. She has 2 dogs, Nikita and Jasper, who she spends her free time with. She enjoys hiking with her friends when she is not working.
Mike has been working with animals for over 10 years. He has a poodle named Wheezy. In his spare time he enjoys hiking, camping, and skateboarding.
Paula has over 20 years of experience as a veterinary receptionist. She enjoys spending time with her husband of 25 years, her dog Dallas and her parrot Wizard. Paula also enjoys trips to the beach and reading.
Jessica has been working with animals for over 7 years. She is blessed with a daughter named Rylee and a wonderful husband. She has a dog named Luna. In her spare time she enjoys playing softball, camping, beach trips, and spending time with family and friends.
Edison has been a resident of Plantation Animal Clinic since September 2015. He enjoys stealing chairs, greeting patients, playing with toys, and napping on printers. He is aspiring to become a landscaper as he loves “grooming” the plants in the clinic. During his spare time he is often found sitting on occupied carriers or playing in the sink.