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Our Team

Nathan Butler, DVM

Dr. Nathan Butler is a lifelong resident of Knoxville, TN.   He grew up in Hardin Valley, graduated from Karns High School, holds a bachelor degree in animal science from the University of Tennessee, and graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine in 2012.  His veterinary interests include both medicine and surgery of both small and large animals.  He is married to his wife Katie and has 2 children along with 3 dogs, 2 cats, 2 goats, and a herd of beef cattle.

Kate Goldin, DVM

Dr. Kate Goldin was born and raised in Herndon, VA. She went to Vanderbilt University on a soccer scholarship for under graduate school where she received a bachelors in Biology and Spanish. She then went to University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine where she graduated in 2019. Dr. Goldin enjoys working with both large and small animals. She enjoys coaching soccer for a local soccer program in her time out of the clinic, as well as taking care of her own rescue dog Chopper.

Brandy Prosise, LVMT

Brandy graduated in 2008 from LMU making her a Licensed Veterinary Medical Technician. She has worked with Dr. Butler for many years. She enjoys spending time with her husband, Ryan and their daughter Kayden. When Brandy isn't at the office she enjoys hunting with Ryan and Kayden, and hanging out at home with her dogs Beauford, and Doc. 

Morgan Ray

Morgan was born and raised in Knoxville, TN. She graduated from UTK in 2017 with a degree in Animal Science. She is currently a student at University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. When she graduates, she wants to work with both large and small animals. When Morgan is not in school, her favorite thing to do is spend time with her family, and dog, Snickers. 

Megan McNeal

Megan was born and raised in the Karns community. She has worked with animals since she was 15 years old. She is currently an undergraduate at UTK majoring in Animal Science, with the hopes of one day attending Vet School. When she is not working she enjoys spending time with her two dogs Finn and Cali, hiking, and visiting with friends and family. 

McKenzie Kimbrough

McKenzie is from Columbia TN. She graduated from UTK majoring in Animal Science with a minor in Biology. She is currently in Veterinary school at UT. In her spare time, she enjoys playing sports, bowling, spending summer days at the lake and spending time with her 4 dogs and 2 cats.

Connor Morel

Connor recently moved to Knoxville from Nashville to pursue a degree in Animal Science.  He has graduated with a bachelors degree and will begin veterinary school at UT in the fall of 2020.  In his free time he enjoys boxing and playing soccer. Connor also enjoys spending a lot of time with his dogs, Morty and Beau.

Dakota Fowler

Dakota was born and raised in Anderson County, and graduated from Clinton High School. She has always worked on the human medicine side, but recently switched to animals. When she is not working you will find her spending time with Ricky and their baby Levi, hanging out at the lake, with their 3 dogs Winston, Bella and Peyton or cheering on the Tennessee Vols!

Hailey Phillips

Hailey graduated from Loudon High School in 2016. She is currently attending the University of Tennessee at Martin for Agriculture Business Management. When she is not at work, she can be found spending time with her boyfriend, Jacob or hanging out with friends at the dirt track. Hailey has one cat, that she loves, named Penny.

Grayson Gissel

Grayson is still in school. He is our Lead Volunteer at the clinic. He helps around the office with the animals, assisting the staff when they need help, and keeping the kennels clean. In his spare time he enjoys spending time at the lake with his family, and their dog Chloe.