Our Careteam

Kay LeVan
Practice Coordinator
Kay has been with us for 20 years and her entire life starts and ends with pets (the client’s and her own) and her husband, Roy. You can contact her with any pet question you have and she is willing to help you! She also ensures that the day-to-day operations run smoothly. What drives her is making pets better for the clients’ lives we serve.
Christy Thau
Receptionist In Charge
Christy has been with us 10 years and loves to come to work. She views work as therapy because she gets to do what she loves! She has always had Great Danes and currently an 8 year old Dane named Finn is part of her family. She is inspired by all the clients she serves who loves their pets and getting to facilitate that every day.
April Barton
Lead Veterinary Technician
April loves coordinating the technical area to ensure all aspects such as surgeries, dentistries and medical care are handled to the best of our abilbities. She has a menagerie of pets herself which includes dogs, cats, chickens, geese, ducks and guinea fowl. It is obvious that she takes great pleasure in her work as she loves helping people and their pets. April is also the proud owner of EARL, a Chihuahua who through the sheer force of his personality has developed into our Clinic Mascot.
Cathy Knife
Cathy was originally a client of ours who always admired the culture here. She always tells everyone that this is the best job she’s ever had and has been saying this ever since she started with us almost 5 years ago. She loves her co-workers and the wonderful clients and their pets who have become her dear friends.
Lita Williams
Lita loves working here even after 30 years. She loves the culture at Troy Animal Hospital/Bird Clinic and feels enormously blessed by getting to work here all these years. She has reflected on her life here and can not think of any place that she would have rather spent her career.
Rachel Garber
Rachel has been with us since high school for the past almost 15 years. She loves not only being a part of our family here at Troy Animal Hospital but also loves being a part of all the wonderful families that we serve. Rachel is very thankful for all the interest and support she received from her teammates and clients in regards to her daughter’s leukemia battle (who, by the way, is going GREAT!) She has 2 dogs and 2 children.
Allison Mattingly
Allison loves caring for pets and keeping them happy while they are here with us. She loves seeing happy owners’ faces when she returns the pets to their owners. Allison has been working with pets for 7 years. She has 1 dog and 2 cats.
Jaclyn Spitler
Veterinary Technician
Jaclyn has been with us since high school and actually trained to be a Veterinary Technician at our hospital through the Cedar Valley Technician Program and graduated in 2006. Jaclyn has, like everyone else here, a love for pets and the people who love them. She has 3 donkeys, goats, chickens, a 14 yr old Pug, 4 cats and 3 children With her busy schedule she finds coming to work helps her stay focused on her love for helping pets.
Brandi Good
Veterinary Technician
Brandi has become an integral part of our technician team and says that she loves coming to work. She enjoys helping all the pets and their owners and can’t imagine doing anything else. She loves the Stress-Free Environment that we strive to maintain at Troy Animal Hospital/Bird Clinic and she loves the variety that every day brings. Brandi recently graduated from the Bradford School in Columbus and has two cats.