Dr. Amanda Shoemake

Veterinarian and Owner

Dr. Amanda Shoemake received both her bachelor’s degree and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Auburn University.

Dr. Chris Coleman

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Chris Coleman received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Auburn University. He originally hails from New Orleans, Louisiana and moved to the Hendersonville area shortly after vet school, where he and his wife practiced together for many years.

Dr. Chris Jones

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Chris Jones received his Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science with a minor in Companion Animal Science at Rutgers University in New Jersey in 2015. He attended Ross University on the Caribbean island of St.


Office Manager

Adrianne was born and raised in Asheville, NC. She was born an animal lover and always had a dog by her side growing up. After graduating high school, she started working in the food service industry. In her mid-twenties, she decided to leave the mountains and head to the NC


Hospital Administrator

Erik is the hospital administrator of Haywood Animal Hospital, but his job encompasses so much more, including client relations manager, staff manager and overall handyman. Before his introduction into veterinary medicine in 2018, Erik had a wide array of life and job experience.


Veterinary Technician

Carissa was born and raised in Brevard, NC. She had a love for animals growing up and always knew she wanted to be a veterinary technician.


Veterinary Assistant

Alexandria was born in Raleigh, North Carolina. She went to college in Boone, NC for Industrial Design, but felt a calling to animal care once she was employed at a Doggie Daycare and Spa.


Veterinary Assistant/CSR

Andrea was born and raised in Asheville, NC. Being from the mountains, she loves waterfalls, the woods and especially the local nature center. She grew up with several animals as her grandmother raised show birds and her childhood homes were always filled with a variety of pets.


Lead CSR

Born in the small town of Martinsville, Indiana, Autumn graduated from Indiana University-Purdue University of Indianapolis in 2014.



Cynthia was born in Clewiston, FL, but has been a resident of Hendersonville since 2004. She graduated from North Henderson High School, and then went on to receive a degree in Early Childhood Education.