Moores mill animal hospital

DOCTORS AND STAFF

The Moores Mill Animal Hospital team consists of veterinarians, technicians and staff who all have a passion for pets. You may notice we have a very large team. That’s because when it comes to your family pet, there’s no such thing as too much care. We look at every issue from multiple angles and vantage points to ensure your pet is happy and healthy.

VETERINARIANS

Meet your veterinarians! Each member of the Moores Mill Animal Hospital team is experienced, knowledgeable and committed to providing your pet with the best care possible.

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GLEN PUCKETT, DVM

Owner/Veterinarian

Dr. Glen Puckett joined Moores Mill Animal Hospital in the fall of 2008. Dr. Puckett received his undergraduate degree from Auburn University in Zoology and attended Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, graduating in 2008. Dr. Puckett and his wife, Heather, have a son, Cooper, and daughter, Lily, as well as three dogs, Lottie, Doc and Betty Mae.

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KARYN WARE, DVM

Owner/Veterinarian

Dr. Karyn Ware is an Opelika native and attended Auburn University. Dr. Ware graduated in 2005 with a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science, and in 2009 graduated from the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine with honors. After graduation, Dr. Ware moved to Flagler Beach, Florida, where she worked as an associate at Flagler Animal Hospital, a 24/7 small animal emergency hospital. She joined MMAH in 2014 and became a partner in 2018. Dr. Ware and her husband Chris, also an Opelika native, have a son, Charlie, daughter, Emma Kate, daughter Evelyn, and dogs, Echo, Wilma, Fred, and Peaches.

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TOMMY POOLE, MS, DVM

Owner/Veterinarian

Dr. Tommy Poole grew up in Kennesaw, Georgia, and earned his bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in Finance, both from Auburn University in 2006 and 2008, respectively. After graduation, he worked for Deloitte and Touche in Atlanta for two years before returning to Auburn to pursue veterinary medicine. While in vet school, he worked at Moores Mill Animal Hospital as a volunteer, kennel tech and vet assistant. Dr. Poole earned his DVM from Auburn University in 2016, and joined Moores Mill Animal Hospital as a veterinarian soon after. He and his wife have a son, Tuck, and daughter, Vivi Mae.

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HANNA LAMB, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Hanna Lamb received her bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from Auburn University in 2010 before going on to obtain her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2014. Dr. Lamb was born and raised in Memphis, TN where she always dreamed of becoming a veterinarian. She now calls Auburn home where she resides with her husband (Jake), their two kids (Addison and Fitz), two dogs (Sprocket and Makenzie), and one cat (Pogue). Her hobbies include traveling to Disney, running half marathons, reading, and of course, watching as much Auburn football as possible. War Eagle!

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HILLARY ADKISON, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Hillary Adkison joined Moores Mill Animal Hospital in August of 2021 and is grateful to be a part of this wonderful team! She is a Kentucky native and proud graduate of Murray State University, where she received her bachelor’s degree in Agriculture. Following Murray State, she attended veterinary school at Auburn University, graduating in 2018. War Eagle! After working for 3 years at a small animal general practice in Georgia, she is thrilled to be back in Auburn. When she is not at work, Dr. Adkison enjoys baking/cooking, reading, playing her violin, and going camping/hiking as often as possible. She and her husband, David, have one dog named Winston and one cat named Boomerang.

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RALPH HENDERSON, MS, DVM, ACVS

Veterinarian

Dr. Henderson graduated from the University of Missouri in 1972. He earned a master’s degree and taught veterinary surgery for 41 years at Auburn University. He is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons and a Founding Fellow of Surgical Oncology. He was also boarded in Internal Medicine in the subspecialty of Clinical Oncology. He was awarded Emeritus Professor status upon retirement. Currently, he is regularly scheduled to assist our doctors in surgery and serves a few other clinics as a consultant to assist with problem cases. His words to us, “I am thankful for you, my colleagues at MMAH, who have given me the opportunity to continue to practice and tell you Bible stories. You are just like the Good Samaritan.” Fun Fact: In the 1980s and 90s, he was part of teams that taught physicians Advanced Trauma Life Support, and minimally invasive surgery. The ATLS team was led by Dr. Doyle Haynes for whom the EAMC education center is named.

PROFESSIONAL STAFF

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MICHELLE WRIGHT, CVPM

Practice Manager | With MMAH since 2012

Michelle has been working for MMAH since 2012. She has filled every position from kennel, receptionist, veterinary technician, to practice manager. She graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in Management and minor in Human Resources and achieved the Certification of Veterinary Practice Management in 2022. She and her husband have a daughter, Hattie, and two four-legged kids named Dixie and Iris.

MS. TOMMIE T.

Client Experience Attendant | With MMAH since 2021

Ms. Tommie has been with MMAH since 2021 and is often the first face that clients and patients see when they arrive at the clinic! Her favorite part about working at MMAH is seeing furbabies reunited with their owners: the wagging tail, cries, and barks of excitement, meows of joy, and the immediate demand for parental pats on the head. Although Ms. Tommie loves all animals, she is partial to dogs as she has two Dachshunds of her own! That being said, she also has a cat, so it’s a close call on her favorite animal species. Her greatest life accomplishment so far was being able to minister to others while she was a nurse, as well as being blessed with a great family.

MORGAN S.

Veterinary Assistant | With MMAH since 2019

Morgan has been with Moores Mill Animal Hospital since 2019 and her favorite part of the job is phlebotomy! She is so gentle when obtaining bloodwork from our patients but is also efficient so that there is minimal stress. Morgan is passionate about horses and even has one of her own named Hank. In addition to Hank, Morgan has a Pitbull mix named Harley and a Rottweiler/Boxer mix named Prince. Her furbabies keep her busy, that’s for sure! Morgan feels that her greatest accomplishment is becoming more confident in herself and her work, as she has worked diligently on growing a constructive and positive attitude towards life’s responsibilities and challenges.

LINDSEY R.

Veterinary Assistant | With MMAH since 2021

Lindsey has worked as a receptionist with Moores Mill Animal Hospital since 2021 but is now pursuing the duties of a veterinary assistant. She graduated from Auburn University with a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science and Industries and is now focusing on her Master’s degree with Auburn. Her favorite part of working for MMAH is putting a smile on our clients’ faces by caring for their furbabies as if they were her own and by engaging in wonderful customer service. Lindsey’s favorite type of animal is a giraffe but if she could choose her favorite animal in the world, it would be her dog, Sam!

BROOKE C.

Receptionist | With MMAH since 2018

Brooke, an Auburn native, has been with Moores Mill Animal Hospital since 2018 and is one of the many bright faces waiting to welcome you to our clinic. Her favorite part of working at Moores Mill Animal Hospital is getting to catch up with clients and greeting all the wonderful furbabies we see. Brooke’s favorite animal species is the dog, but specifically the German Shorthair Pointer breed; see if you can catch sight of her German Shorthair Pointer, Whiskey, hanging out behind our desk! One of Brooke’s greatest accomplishments is buying her first house this past year and making it cozy for herself and Whiskey!

HANNAH J.

Receptionist | With MMAH since 2022

Hannah has been with Moores Mill Animal Hospital since mid-2022 and loves the teamwork provided by he co-workers and also admires the way that each staff member provides the absolute best care for each and every patient. Hannah considers he greatest accomplishment to be the fact that she reached a $500,000 sales goal as the manager of a small business… in the middle of the COVID pandemic! Not an easy feat for sure! Fortunately, despite her determination and dedication to her career, she still has her husband and two kitties to head home to: Cheeto, a rare female orange tabby cat, and Honey, a super sweet calico tabby girl! Due to those sweet furbabies, Hannah’s favorite animal is the cat!

KELLI V.

Veterinary Assistant | With MMAH since 2022

COLLEEN R.

Veterinary Assistant | With MMAH since 2020

Colleen has worked for Moores Mill Animal Hospital since 2020 and can mostly be found assisting with surgeries. While her favorite animal is the dog, her favorite part of the veterinary field is working with all the different animal species. She has one dog, a vizsla mix named Roux, and three sons. Her sons mean the world to her and thus she considers being their mom one of her greatest life accomplishments.

KOREINA R.

Receptionist | With MMAH since 2019

Koreina has been with Moores Mill Animal Hospital since 2019 as a receptionist and kennel technician! Her favorite part of the job is getting to see our patients recover from their ailments and go home to their families. Koreina has a full household with 4 dogs (Bandit, Oaklynn, Paisleigh, and Buck), 1 cat (Katty), and 4 bearded dragons.

TINA F.

Veterinary Assistant | With MMAH since 2010

Tina has worked for Moores Mill Animal Hospital since 2010 and is one of our longest-standing employees! Her expertise, positive attitude, and silly sense of humor is what clients and co-workers love best about her. The aspects of her job that Tina most appreciates is caring for animals and watching them grow, as well as creating and maintaining a relationship with the patients and their families. Tina has two dogs, Jack and Sully, three cats, four awesome kids, and a husband who she has been married to for 12 years; Tina has a full house, so she is used to the craziness of a veterinary clinic!

SYDNEY R.

Veterinary Assistant | With MMAH since 2020

Sydney has worked for Moores Mill Animal Hospital since 2020 and has worked a variety of positions while here including kennel technician and veterinary assistant, as well as stepping up to help our receptionists from time to time. Sydney loves the amazing work environment that MMAH has (although we know she definitely adds to that amazing environment!) and her favorite animal is the goat. She has one dog, a hound mix named Goose, and one cat named Duck. Sydney is currently enrolled at Auburn University with the hopes to attend vet school. Her greatest accomplishment is making it onto the Auburn University Dean’s list; way to go Sydney!

QUINTORI (TORI) R.

Veterinary Assistant | With MMAH since 2020

Quintori (Tori) has been with Moores Mill Animal Hospital since 2020 and is a huge bundle of positivity for our clinic! While she has many, her top three favorite aspects of the job are taking diligent care of our hospitalized patients, great conversations with old and new clients alike, and novel cases that come up in our day-to-day clinic operations. Tori has one dog named ASAP (what a CUTIE!) and her greatest accomplishment is how hard she has persevered to be in the position she is now. She is also proud of the fact that after all her time in veterinary medicine and the knowledge she has obtained, she is still teachable and fluid to the constant changes in veterinary medicine.

DOTT D.

Receptionist | With MMAH since 2021

Dott has been with Moores Mill Animal Hospital since 2021 and provides extensive administration experience to our front desk, as well as some humor and a little sprinkle of sassiness! Her favorite part of working at MMAH is being part of such an amazing team and getting to learn new things in the field of veterinary medicine. One of her co-workers’ favorite things about her is that she has a notebook and documents everything new that she learns; she is always willing to share this novel information with new employees and clients alike! Ms. Dott has 2 small-breed dogs that she rescued and 2 beautiful grandcats. The greatest accomplishment in her life is raising her beautiful, caring, and talented daughter (we think she got those traits from her momma)!

JOSH R.

Veterinary Assistant | With MMAH since 2022

Josh has been with Moores Mill Animal Hospital since mid-June of 2022. Josh’s favorite part about working at MMAH is learning from the staff and making lifelong friends with like-minded animal lovers. Josh is the first in his family to graduate with a bachelors degree! He obtained his degree from Auburn University in Poultry Science, with an emphasis in pre-veterinary medicine. Don’t let his degree in poultry science distract you though; his favorite animal is the goat! Because Josh does not have any furbabies of his own, ALL of his heart is dedicated to the pets that come into the clinic!

GRACIE E.

Veterinary Assistant | With MMAH since 2021

Gracie has been with Moores Mill Animal Hospital since mid-July of 2021 and is such a wonderful asset to the team! Despite being a first generation college student and graduating with her degree in Biology (with a concentration in Pre-Health science), she still has so much focus and patience dedicated to the clients and patients at MMAH. Gracie loves her co-workers and believes the atmosphere at the MMAH clinic is unmatched due to her co-workers acting like a family, being there to support her, and challenging her to be the best version of herself. Gracie has one furbaby, a dilute calico named Penny, but her favorite animal is the otter!

LATRICIA M.

Veterinary Assistant | With MMAH since 2021

LaTricia has been with Moores Mill Animal Hospital since December 2021 and has made waves with how fast she learns new things and adapts to patient situations. LaTricia’s favorite animal is the dog so her favorite part of working for MMAH is that she gets to meet and help new dogs every day! She is a first generation college graduate and strives to be the best role model for her nieces and nephews. She of course has two furbabies of her own, two mixed-breed doggos named Roscoe and Rex!

CATHERINE W.

Veterinary Assistant | With MMAH since 2021

Catherine has been with Moores Mill Animal Hospital since the end of 2021 and to work with the most dedicated and genuine doctors she has ever met. She loves that the doctors take the time to increase her understanding of animal care and aid in her progression within the veterinary field. Because of her invaluable relationship with the veterinarians on staff, her life goal is to enjoy her career as much as she has enjoyed working at MMAH. Catherine has two furkids: Murphy, a 130 lb Saint Bernard, and Penny, a Cavalier King Charles.

HAILEY V.

Veterinary Assistant | With MMAH since 2022

Hailey has worked at Moores Mill Animal Hospital since April of 2022. Hailey is determined to learn and has made a lot of progress during her time at the clinic. As proof of that determination: she graduated with associates degree at age 17 while finishing up high school! Hailey loves coming to work because she knows she can go to anyone within the clinic and that they will help support her; she loves the family environment. Hailey has two boxers named Marley and Goose, but her favorite animal is the turtle!

EMMA K.

Veterinary Assistant | With MMAH since 2022

Emma has worked with Moores Mill Animal Hospital since 2022 and loves that all of her co-workers are so caring and there for one another. She feels that everyone strives to not only be the best teammate, but the best team as a whole. This goes hand in hand with what Emma feels is her greatest life accomplishment: finding a career with likeminded people, as well as clientele who encourage her to keep growing and learning. Emma has one furbaby, a Shih Tzu mix named Teddy and her favorite animal is the pig!

KAILA M.

Veterinary Assistant | With MMAH since 2022

Kaila has been working with Moores Mill Animal Hospital since 2022 and loves working with fun, wonderful people and learning so much about helping our furry patients. Kaila is blessed with determination and a strong willingness to learn, which Auburn University recognized by awarding multiple scholarships to her! Her furbabies, Max (GSD/Husky mix) and Bailey (mixed breed), certainly love how awesome their mom is! And while Kaila loves all animal species, her favorite is the sea turtle.

KATIE C.

Veterinary Assistant | With MMAH since 2022

MARISSA C.

Veterinary Assistant | With MMAH since 2021

RILEY C.

Veterinary Assistant | With MMAH since 2022

KIMBER H.

Veterinary Assistant | With MMAH since 2021

SOPHIA K.

Veterinary Assistant | With MMAH since 2021

EMILY K.

Veterinary Assistant | With MMAH since 2021

KATIE S.

Veterinary Assistant | With MMAH since 2022