OUR VETERINARIANS


Dr. Jose R. Castro

DVM, DACVS-LA, DABVP-Equine,
CVA-Equine, Chiropractor


Dr. Castro was born in Quito, Ecuador. He obtained his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine...



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Dr. Kristina Peacock

DVM


Dr. Peacock grew up just outside of Middleburg, Virginia where she began riding horses at a young age...



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Dr. Megan Bolger

Dr. Bolger, originally from Michigan, developed a love for horseback riding at a young age..



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Dr. Emily Klein

Dr. Emily Klein

DVM 


Dr. Klein grew up on a farm in Harford County, Maryland where she began riding horses at a young age...



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VETERINARY ASSISTANTS

Kylie

Kylie Biggs

Veterinary Assistant


My name is Kylie Biggs. I am from Trinity, NC and currently enrolled as a Pre-Vet student majoring in Animal Science at North Carolina State University. I am extremely passionate about animals, and I hope to pursue said passion to become a large animal veterinarian.


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Jeannine Edwards

Veterinary Assistant


Jeannine, from New Jersey, developed a love for wilderness through family farm vacations. She spent a decade riding and training Thoroughbred racehorses before a 22-year career at ESPN. Jeannine, now living in Winston-Salem, NC, with husband Glenn Spencer, coaches at Wake Forest. She enjoys mountain activities, yoga, and rescuing pets.


FARRIERS


Rob Engelmann

Lead Farrier


Rob has worked closely with veterinarians at DCLAH for over 20 years. He works on trimming, balancing, and shoeing a wide variety of horses. He is here every Monday and Thursday.

HOSPITAL MANAGER

Michelle

Michelle Barrier

Manager


Michelle is exceptional with her organizational skills and leadership. Michelle’s duties are mainly behind the scenes keeping the office running smoothly.


FRONT DESK

Melissa

Melissa Walker

Receptionist


Her bubbly personality is a great addition to our team. An avid horse lover and an accomplished rider her entire life. Her knowledge and willingness to learn is second to none and her patient care skills are simply outstanding. 

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Michelle

Michelle Cameron

Front Desk


Moved to North Carolina from Colorado with husband, horses, and dogs in 2022. Has 7 years of experience in large animal veterinary practices. Has been raising horses, cattle, and goats for most of life.


Lead Maintenance Technician & Landscape Architect

Greg

Greg Eaton

Lead Maintenance Technician & Landscape Architect


Greg Eaton started working at DCLAH in 1999. He is in charge of all of our maintenance here at the hospital. His duties include feeding any horses boarding at DCLAH, keeping stalls cleaned and sanitized, preparing our surgery suite and recovery room before and after every procedure, and keeping our hospital looking its very best. Greg works tirelessly throughout the week and weekends keeping our facilities and property clean and functioning at all times. He is a great asset to our team!


Cait

Caitlyn Nicholson

Lead Maintenance Technician & Landscape Architect


I’m currently a student at Davie County High School and a member of the Davie FFA chapter which has opened me up to many opportunities in working with livestock. I’ve always enjoyed learning about and caring for animals, both large and small companions. I hope to major in college as either a Large Animal Veterinarian or in Agricultural Communications!


INTERNS

Dr. Mishell Ramirez

Interns


Dr. Mishell Ramirez I just graduated last year with a degree in Veterinary Medicine and I'm currently doing an internship at the Davie County Large Animal Hospital.


Dr. Christopher Miño

Interns


Dr. Christopher Miño I am an intern here in Davie County Large Animal Hospital. One of my functions here is taking care of hospitalized patients, helping in surgeries, and anesthesia.


HORSES


Morante

Blood Donor


Morante is a playful young horse, who is full of energy, loves attention and enjoys trail rides.


Hispania

Blood Donor


Hispania has a lovely personality and a kind eye. Hispania just began his formal training. Soon he will join Morante in trail rides.


Val

Blood Donor


Val is our senior horse resident. She foaled Hispania in 2018. As the alpha mare, she keeps the other two in check!                               

Toby Donkey

Toby


Toby is our beloved donkey and Val's companion.

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