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Doctors

Mike Crowley

Mike Crowley

DVM

Dr. Mike Crowley graduated from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1991 after attending Thomas More College. He, his wife Stephanie, and their three children live in Butler. Four cats, two dogs, and three horses round out the family. Dr. Mike especially enjoys internal medicine, soft tissue surgery, and the diagnosis and treatment of ear disease. He is very active in organized veterinary medicine. In 2011, he was honored to be the President of the Kentucky Veterinary Medical Association. Currently, Dr. Mike is co-owner of the business, along with Dr. Steve Enzweiler.

Years in Practice: 29

Steve Enzweiler

Steve Enzweiler

DVM

Dr. Enzweiler is originally from Ft. Thomas. He attended Northern Kentucky University for his undergraduate studies. He then attended Auburn University for veterinary school. Upon graduating in 1997, he began practicing at Grants Lick. He enjoys outdoor activities of all sorts. Most importantly he enjoys spending time with this wife Diana and their four children. They live in Grants Lick on a small farm.

Years in Practice: 23

Kim Garofolo

Kim Garofolo

DVM

Dr. Garofolo joined our veterinary staff in 2000. She works in patient receiving. Kim is originally from Andalusia, Alabama and attended Auburn University for both her pre-vet and veterinary education. She and Dr. Paul met and married while in veterinary school and have been blessed with two wonderful daughters. Kim enjoys volunteering, gardening, reading, and traveling.

Years in Practice: 20

Kate Middendorf

Kate Middendorf

DVM

Dr. Middendorf joined our veterinary staff in 2003, she works mostly in patient receiving. She is a 1998 graduate of Auburn University. Originally from Ft. Mitchell, KY, Dr. Kate did her pre-vet studies at the University of Kentucky, where she also completed a degree in zoology. Dr. Kate has a menagerie of dogs and cats and takes great pride in caring for them. She is involved in conformation and obedience exhibition with her dogs. Her hobbies include shopping, reading, spending time with family and friends, and anything Disney.

Years in Practice: 17

Whitney Dettmer

Whitney Dettmer

DVM

Dr. Whitney Dettmer is from Villa Hills, Kentucky. She attended the University of Louisville where she received her Bachelors in both Biology and Anthropology. She received her Doctorate from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. Whitney is married to her high school sweetheart, EJ, and they have two children, Blair and Jay. They have 3 dogs and a cat. Her professional interests include soft tissue surgery and preventative care. She enjoys redecorating her home, any DIY project and is always looking forward to planning her next Disney trip.

Years in Practice: 3

Melvin Leap

Melvin Leap

DVM

Bio coming soon!

Years in Practice: 1

David LaRoy

David LaRoy

DVM

Dr. David LaRoy graduated in 1997 from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. He graduated in 1993 from Thomas More College where he met his wife Amy. David and Amy have three wonderful children and two dogs. Dr. Dave enjoys soft tissue surgery, wellness visits, internal medicine, and dentistry. He enjoys spending as much time as possible with his family in a variety of activities. He enjoys running in his free time and has completed several marathons.

Years in Practice: 1

“Animals are a gift from above for they truly define the words unconditional love.”

-Heather Wolf

Veterinary Technicians

Darby

Darby

Veterinary Technician

Darby, a licensed Veterinary Technician, joined our team in June 2016. She graduated in May 2016 from Murray State University with a degree in Veterinary Technology. Darby works as a technician at the Grants Lick office. Her favorite part of her job is helping out with surgeries and doing dental cleanings on pets. She has a small hoard of animals that include two horses, Lady and Thunder, a dog Ned, three cats, Bailey, Soot, and Merlin, and two goats Vera and Morgan.

Years in Practice: 4

Donna

Donna

Veterinary Technician

Another true animal lover on our staff, Donna has dogs, cats, horses, and rabbits. She has been known to transport a pony in the back seat of her car and to dress her pets in fashionable clothing. Since 1996, Donna has been a receptionist, veterinary assistant and veterinary technician. She and her family live in Pendleton County, Ky. Raising her daughter and riding horses keep her busy.

Years in Practice: 24

Jacqueline

Jacqueline

Veterinary Technician

Jacqueline attended Morehead State University where she earned her degree in veterinary technology. She started her career here as a volunteer and through the years has worked as a Receptionist, Assistant and now a Technician. She joined the team in 2006 and works at both the Grants Lick and Pendleton County clinics. Jacqueline is a dedicated and compassionate employee, a true animal lover! She enjoys spending time with husband, two kids, and taking care of her many animals!

Years in Practice: 14

Elizabeth

Elizabeth

Veterinary Technician

Elizabeth has been part of the GLVH team in several different positions – a volunteer, assistant, and licensed veterinary technician. Elizabeth graduated from Morehead State University in 2014 with her Associates Degree in Applied Sciences. After she passed her National Boards Exam, she graduated with her Bachelors degree in biology in 2015. Elizabeth strives to provide her patients with the best of care. Some things Elizabeth enjoys in her free time are horseback riding, hiking, gardening, and loving on her animals at home.

Years in Practice: 3

“Nature teaches beasts to know their friends.”

-William Shakespeare

Veterinary Assistants

Tim

Tim

Veterinary Assistant Supervisor

Tim Schneider joined the team in May of 2017 as a veterinary assistant after spending a 30-year career in education, 28 of those years serving the Campbell County School district. Tim splits his time working both at the GLVH and PCVH clinics. Tim has four grown children, several grandchildren and a menagerie of animals including dogs, cats, and tropical fish. He enjoys being with family, spending time outdoors and showing his Rhodesian Ridgebacks in AKC conformation events.

Years in Practice: 3

Chyann

Chyann

Veterinary Assistant

Chyann joined our team in 2013. She has attended Northern KY University and Brown Mackie college. Her favorite part of her job is working to help sick animals and developing a good client/patient bond. She enjoys hanging with her “fam,” friends, and furry friends (two dogs, Biscuit and LuLu, and a cat, Twinkie).

Years in Practice: 7

Haley

Haley

Veterinary Assistant

Haley was born and raised in Baraboo, Wisconsin. She attended the University of Wisconsin Baraboo/Sauk County where she received an Associate’s Degree in Liberal Arts. She then moved to Kentucky in August 2013 to attend the University of Kentucky where she graduated in December 2016 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Sciences with a minor in Business. Haley joined our team in January 2017 and is currently enrolled in a veterinary technician program. She enjoys spending time with her fiancé, crafting, and cuddling with her fur babies.

Years in Practice: 3

Mattie

Mattie

Veterinary Assistant

Mattie is a veterinary assistant at the GLVH location. She is currently working part time to attain her bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Technology at Morehead State University in 2020. Growing up working at various animal shelters and facilities made her experience with many animals become a prevalent and valuable learning asset to her life, that has now aimed her in the direction that she is currently fulfilling during her time in Morehead. In her free time, she likes to walk her two dogs, Nellie and Sadie, and enjoys working with the horses and various livestock on the agriculture farm in Morehead. Mattie has always enjoyed working here as an assistant but cannot wait to fully return to GLVH as an LVT and work full time again.

Years in Practice: 3

Melissa

Melissa

Veterinary Assistant

Melissa helps out at both of our hospitals as a veterinary assistant and receptionist. In addition to this, she stays busy with her two sons, three dogs, and a bird. Yep, she has a full house. In her ‘free’ time, Melissa is a writer, having published a novel in 2012, and a hyper-realism portrait artist. You can checkout some of her work at: www.melissamariespencilart.com

Years in Practice: 8

“Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.”

–Anatole France

Kennel Staff

Lisa

Lisa

Kennel Attendant

Lisa is retired from the Campbell County Animal Shelter where she was the Director for 25 years. She applied to Grants Lick because “they are so passionate with the animals in their care”. The love of animals is what my life is about.

Years in Practice: 2

Jaclyn

Jaclyn

Kennel Attendant

Jaclyn is a certified veterinary technician assistant. She loves the joy her job gives her whether it’s caring for the animals to giving out cuddles. She currently lives in California KY with her three dogs Sadie (Cocker Spaniel), Pedro (Chihuahua Mix), and Buck (St Bernard).

Years in Practice: 2

Marissa

Marissa

Kennel Attendant

Marissa loves animals and has had her own personal collection of exotic pets for many years. She currently lives in Taylor Mill, KY with her two rats (Fern & Daisy), bearded dragon (Ambrose), and her new family addition – English Bulldog (Harli). Her kennel coworkers, learning through Grants Lick, and seeing all the animals has been her favorite part of the job! She is currently working through her clinical hours needed for her Associate’s Degree of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology, at Ashworth College.

Years in Practice: 2

“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”

-Ralph Waldo Emerson

Client Care

Brittany

Brittany

Practice Manager

Officially, Brittany joined our team in 2006, working as a receptionist and as an assistant. Unofficially, Brittany had been here for years before that as a volunteer!! In 2011 she graduated from Morehead State University with a degree in Veterinary Technology and obtained her Veterinary Technician License. In March 2015 she advanced to the practice management position. In April 2019 she obtained her certification as a Certified Veterinary Practice Manager. In her little bit of free time she enjoys the outdoors, spending time with friends and family, and traveling.

Years in Practice: 14

Christina

Christina

Receptionist

Christina joined our receptionist team in September 2008 and enjoys her job very much. She has loved animals her whole life, being responsible for their care at a very young age. Christina resides in Pendleton County with her husband, Phillip. They have a dog, Oreo, and a cats, Sadie, Snicker, and Allie. If Phillip would let her, she would have a houseful of animals! In February 2015 they also welcomed their first child, and adorable baby girl, Peyton.

Years in Practice: 12

Holly

Holly

Receptionist

Holly joined the Grants Lick staff in 2004. Holly loves working with animals. In the past she has had a menagerie of animals including horses, chickens, peacocks and ducks. Holly enjoys playing softball and spending time with her daughter Emily.

Years in Practice: 16

Jessica

Jessica

Receptionist

Jessica is a receptionist at Grants Lick Veterinary Hospital in Alexandria, KY. In this position, Appelman delivers customer service while making client appointments that help the hospital perform cohesively. Before this role, she was an Assistant Director of an after-school care program, where she directed the activity and supervision of children. While there, she developed new procedures that improved efficiency and client relations that resulted in enrollment increases. She has also worked as a Pre-School Aid and a Call Center Customer Service Representative. Appelman currently attends Thomas More University where she will obtain a Bachelors degree for Business Administration. In her spare time, she enjoys reading mystery novels, shopping, watching movies, and spending time with her friends and family.

Years in Practice: 1

Kathy

Kathy

Receptionist

Kathy works as a receptionist at our Pendleton County office.

Years in Practice: 2

Bob

Bob

Bob loves to play in the Pendleton County Veterinarian Hospital.

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