Conover Veterinary Hospital Staff

Meet the friendly staff at Conover Veterinary Hospital!

Office

  • Sarah Kate

    Sarah Kate has been employed with Conover Veterinary Hospital since 2014. She has a beautiful red pitbull (Zoey) and usually will have a small foster dog in her home. In 2017 the doctors promoted Sarah Kate to Practice Manager. In her spare time Sarah Kate enjoys spending time with her family and friends and going to Disney World.

Receptionists

  • Tabatha Robinson

    Tabatha has been employed with Conover Veterinary Hospital since 2017. She has 1 dog (Chloe) and a 65 gallon saltwater aquarium full of beautiful fish and coral. Tabatha has been married to her husband, Brian since 2013 and they have 3 kids. In her spare time she works as a personal assistant to several published authors and loves to read and spend time with her husband and kids. She also helps with marketing and special projects with CVH.

  • Tonya Pope

    Tonya has been with Conover Veterinary Hospital since 2019. She started working in the kennel and now works as a receptionist 2 - 3 days a week and in the kennel 1 - 2 day a week. Tonya loves coming home to her cat, Suzy, as she is always so happy to see her walk in the door! When she is home, her favorite thing to do is sit on the back porch and watch nature. Tonya has 2 daughters (Alexis and Chelsea) and 3 adorable grandsons (Waylon, Andrew and Levi).

  • Angie Bracken

    Angie has been with Conover Veterinary Hospital since 2010. She has been married to Glenn since 2008 and they have 3 sons (Josh, Dustin and Gerald) and 3 grandchildren (Savannah, Mallorie and Maxwell) who are the loves of her life! Angie has 4 dogs, 1 horse, 1 donkey and 16 chickens. She enjoys spending time with friends and family, reading and cooking and baking and getting away to the beach when ever she can! Angie loves life and says she is more blessed then she deserves!!

  • Sarah Dycus

    Sarah has been employed with Conover Veterinary Hospital since 2014. She has 5 dogs (Ava, Bailey, Peanut, Pearl and Lucas). She fosters and transports frequently for local rescues. Sarah has been married to her husband James since 1988, and has a daughter living in New York as an athletic trainer. In Sarah and James love to travel to new and exciting destinations in their free time. 

Registered Veterinary Technicians

  • Lisa Raby

    Lisa has been employed with Conover Veterinary Hospital since 2014. When she isn’t at work she enjoys spending time with family on the family farm with her horses, Comanche and Monkey. She has 4 dogs (Peanut, Bell'e, Willow and Kallie) and 2 guinea pigs (Oreo and Cookie Dough) and a mouse (Kenny). She has been married to her husband, Terry since 2002. In May of 2018, Lisa graduated from Gaston College with her degree in Veterinary Medical Technology. In her spare time, Lisa enjoys reading, riding ATV’s, hiking and visiting various waterfalls around the USA!

  • Nicole Keener

    Nicole started at Conover Veterinary Hospital in 2016. She has 2 dogs (Oscar and Gracie). She recently graduated from Gaston College to get her Veterinary Technician degree. In her spare time she loves taking her furbabies to the beach to run on the sand.

Veterinary Assistants

  • Brandy Heath

    Brandy has been employed with Conover Veterinary Hospital since 2003. She has 1 dog (Mack) and 3 cats (Willow, Leafa and Brownie). She has been married to Shawn since 2008 and they have 2 children (Carter and Cameron). Brandy is certified in Companion Laser Therapy and when she isn’t working, Brandy enjoys spending time with family or curling up with a good book.

  • Tracy Shepherd

    Tracy has been employed with Conover Veterinary Hospital since 2005. She has 1 dog (Cabela), 1 guinea pig (Bubbles), 1 rabbit (Clover), 2 frogs and a freshwater fish tank. She has been married to her husband, Coyet since 2012. Tracy also works part-time at Carolina Vet Specialist in Winston Salem. In her spare time, Tracy and Coyet love to hunt, fish, hike and go camping. Tracy has always had a heart for helping animals.

  • Jasmine Broggi

    Jasmine has been employed with Conover Veterinary Hospital since 2018. She has 3 cats (Gage, Silas and Sapphire). She married her soul-mate in September 2019, Kristian. She has a Bachelor’s of Science degree from University of North Carolina, Wilmington in Marine Biology. In her spare time she loves to read, sing, play video and computer games and hanging out with family.

  • Chelsey Ross

    Chelsey interned at Conover Veterinary Hospital and was hired on in 2017. She has 2 dogs (Teddy and Charlie) and 1 kitty (Gizmo). She graduated from Bunker Hill High School in 2017. In her spare time she likes to spend time with her boyfriend, family and friends. Chelsey recently started selling ColorStreet Nails in her spare time and is loving it! 

  • Lillian Rich

    Lillian has been employed with Conover Veterinary Hospital since 2016 and works in the kennel, as a tech and in our reception area. She has 4 dogs (Lennon, Julian, Riley Grace and Taco). Lillian recently became engaged to her beau, Thomas, and together they foster senior dogs for a local foster. She started working at Alexander County Animal Control when she was 18 years old and still volunteers at animal shelters in the area. When she isn’t working she enjoys spending time with her family and going to the mountains.

  • Natalie Hefner

    Natalie has been working with Dr. Bumbarger since 1987. She has 4 cats (Blackie, Boo, Sneakers and Lolo) and 2 dogs (Austin and Lucy). She has been married to her husband, Terry since 1985. She has 1 daughter and 1 son and 1 grandson, Samuel! Natalie has been a Veterinary Assistant for 10 years. She is also as a Certified Surgical Technologist (for 21 years). In her spare time she likes to hike with her dog, camp, travel, cook and spend time with her family.

  • Anna Moretz

    Anna has been with Conover Veterinary Hospital since 2019. Anna started in our kennel and now works mostly as a technician assistant and some as a receptionist. She has two rescue fur babies at home, Bloo (Siberian husky) and Tubs (kitty). Anna is known for taking in rescues of all kinds 'when' they show up at her door. In Anna's spare time she enjoys farm life, hiking, shooting. Anna loves being able to work all departments while she works towards her Veterinary Technician Degree. If you ever need anything done at CVH, she is your go to person, she can fix anything!

  • Bridgette Ellis

    Bridgette has been employed with Conover Veterinary since 2020 and has proven to be a very valuable asset to CVH in the short period of time she has been here. She plans to go back to school in the spring of 2021 to study criminology and psychology. She has 3 dogs Sunny and Luna and her newest addition, Izzie, whom she fostered and fell in-love with. In her spare time, Bridgette enjoys taking her dogs to the park, hiking, shopping and reading. And, if you ever order pizza from Papa John's in Newton, she just might be your delivery driver!

Kennel

  • Emily Huffman

    Emily has been with Conover Veterinary hospital since 2017. She has 2 dogs (Pokey and Amy) and 5 cats (Gabby, Sophie, Mike, Calvin and Chloe). Emily graduated with a Bachelor's Degree from Appalachian State studying cellular/molecular biology. She volunteered at Alexander Animal Services for 2 ½ years. In Emily’s spare time she likes to read and bake. Emily has decided to go back to school to get her Master's Degree.

  • Morgan Weathers

    Morgan has been employed at Conover Veterinary Hospital since 2019. She is currently studying to get her RN degree. She has an orange tabby cat, Boogie, and a grey tabby cat, Margo. You can often find Margo lounging on the front reception counter when Morgan is working. Enola, a golden retriever mix, is the newest addition to the pack. In her spare time, Morgan enjoys puzzles, hiking and reading poetry,

  • Grace Hovis

    Grace has been employed with Conover Veterinary since 2020. She has 2 dogs (Daisy and Scrappy). She is currently in school studying to be a nurse. In the little bit of spare time she has, she does enjoy to bake. 

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am - Noon

Sunday:

Closed