About Us

Lisa Massey, Office Manager

Lisa has been with Smith County Animal Clinic since the very beginning. She works as the business account manager. Lisa enjoys helping clients, but also has the added benefit of loving on their sweet fur babies. She and her husband live in Elmwood, and they have 3 daughters, 1 granddaughter, 2 cats, 2 dogs, and 4 horses.

Ashley Nester, Veterinary Assistant

Ashley grew up in Smith County and graduated from Smith County High School. She has been working at Smith County Animal Clinic since 2015. She graduated from Volunteer State Community College with a Veterinary Technician degree. She has a passion for working with large animals but loves the small ones and even some exotics too. If she is not at work, then she is usually at home with her husband and 2 boys who love to hunt and fish. They have 2 dachshunds, 1 black lab mix, 2 beagles, and a cat.

Millie Lancaster, Veterinary Assistant

Millie was born and raised in Smith County. She graduated from Smith County High School in 2019. She completed one year at Tennessee Tech, and finished her schooling online at ABC. In her spare time, she loves snuggling with her dog, Miko, and watching Netflix. Millie has always been a huge animal lover, so she hopes to see your fur babies in the future.

Kathy Roberts, Kennel Technician

Kathy is from Phelps, Kentucky. She works part time in the kennels at Smith County Animal Clinic. She is a down to earth girl that loves spending time with family and friends. She loves her dogs and cats and likes going to rodeos and trail riding her horse, Henry. Kathy loves working at Smith County Animal Clinic with a great bunch of girls that are like her family.

Brenda Branson, Receptionist

Brenda has worked in the veterinary business on and off since the 1970s. She enjoys horseback riding, camping, and being with family and friends.

Tori Ellenburg, Receptionist

Tori joined the team at Smith County Animal Clinic as a receptionist in November of 2021. She has been working in the veterinary field since 2018. She is very passionate about animals. In her spare time, Tori enjoys bowfishing, horseback riding, spending time with family, and playing with her dogs. She and her husband, Jared, live in Defeated with their 3 dogs, Sadie the Texas Heeler, Ava the Labrador Retriever, and the newest member, Nelli the Boykin Spaniel. Tori looks forward to greeting each and every client with a positive and calm attitude to help keep the pet owner less nervous about their visit.