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Amanda K Silvers - Registered Veterinary Technician and Office Practice Manager
Amanda joined the BVC team in the summer of 2010.  She is a graduate of the Veterinary Medical Technology program at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College.  She is originally from Florida but has lived in Burnsville since 1997.  Caring for animals is her passion, from hamsters to Great Danes, as she believes all creatures deserve kindness and respect.  Her personal creatures include 4 dogs, 2 cats, and a chinchilla.

Sheena Harris - Veterinary Technician 

Sheena joined the BVC team in August on 2017 after completing her intership with us from the AB Tech Veterinary Medical Technology program. She is a native of Madison County. She has 6 dogs, 3 cats, and 4 reptiles.

Gina Vargo - Vet Tech Assistant/Kennel Manager 
Gina joined the BVC team in Fall of 2007. She is originally from Charleston, SC but has lived in Burnsville for over 30 years . Gina has 4 dogs and 4 cats. She loves spending time with her family and pets. 

Karissa Peterson - Receptionist
Karissa joined the BVC team in December of 2017. She is a Yancey Coutny native who has six dogs and a hermit crab. She loves spending time with her family and pets.

Tonya Styles- Receptionist
Tonya joing the BVC team in February of 2018. She is a fomer Radiology Technologist for the Blue Ridge Regional Hospital in Spruce Pine, NC for 29 years.

Nathan Wilson - Kennel Tech
Nathan joined the BVC team in the summer of 2018. He is a native of Yancey Coounty and currently a full time high school student. He lives at home with his parents and little sister. Nathan loves caring for our boarders.

John Hardin - Kennel Tech
John joined the BVC team in the spring of 2016.  He retired from teaching Social Studies at Mountain Heritage High School.  He is a native of Florida, but has lived in Western North Carolina for 34 years.  He is married to Yvonne and has 2 adult sons and 4 dogs.


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