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

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

Melvin Leap

Melvin Leap

DVM

A native of Campbell County, Dr. Leap graduated from the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2008. Dr. Leap enjoys country living on a small farm with his pets, Julius, Meow Pacino, Rooster Cogburn and Henry.

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

Marisa Hernandez

Marisa Hernandez

DVM

Originally from Versailles, KY, Dr. Marisa Hernandez, graduated from Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 2021. Prior to Auburn, Dr. Hernandez obtained her Bachelor’s in Biological Sciences from the University of Kentucky. She enjoys soft tissue surgery, dermatology, and theriogenology. Dr. Hernandez has two Goldendoodles, Remy and Piper, and a cat named Nico.

“One small cat changes coming home to an empty house to coming home.”

-Pam Brown

Management

Brandon

Brandon

CVPM, CCFP (Owner/Manager)

Brandon graduated from Georgetown College with his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology before pursuing post-bachelor education from the University of Kentucky and Purdue University. He is very active in the veterinary community, speaking at national/regional conferences and helping veterinary professionals across the United States. His experience within veterinary medicine spans nearly every role within a practice, and has managed practices as large as 180 employees. He currently resides north of Cincinnati with his wife, two dogs, three cats and ball python.

Brittany

Brittany

CVPM,RVT (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

Donna

Donna

Administrative Assistant

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

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

-Heather Wolf

Veterinary Technicians

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 is a dedicated and compassionate employee, a true animal lover! She enjoys spending time with her 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

Mattie

Mattie

Veterinary Technician

Mattie attended Morehead State University where she graduated with her Associate’s Degree in Veterinary Technology in May of 2020. After passing her National State Board Exam, she is now a Licensed Veterinary Technician. She started at GLVH as an assistant while working towards her degree but is now a full time LVT. She is currently still enrolled at Morehead State working towards her second Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Science. Caring for animals has always been her passion in life, and she strives for patient advocacy to provide empathy for our patients that cannot speak for themselves. Mattie enjoys spending time with her friends, family, and two dogs, Nellie and Sadie, in her free time.

Taylor

Taylor

Veterinary Technician

Bio Coming Soon!

“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 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

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

Melissa

Melissa

Veterinary Assistant

Melissa is a veterinary assistant and also helps out at the front desk as a receptionist. In addition to this, she stays busy with four sons, one granddaughter, two dogs, two cats and many chickens. In her “free” time, Melissa is a writer having a traditionally published novel, an accomplished hyper-realism artist and an accredited graphic artist. You can check out some of her work at: www.melissamariespencilart.com and www.msquaredgraphicswork.com

MaKinley

MaKinley

Veterinary Assistant

MaKinley joined our team in July 2020. She had been looking for her dream job and found it working with your fur babies. When she is away from work she enjoys being with family and spending time with her fur babies – Buddy, Ellie, Oakley and Cookie.

Brittany R

Brittany R

Veterinary Assistant

Brittany has been a part of the GLVH team since 2019. She is a Morehead State pre-vet graduate and will attend Auburn University of Medicine in the fall. She has 1 dog and 2 horses. She enjoys hiking, riding horses and hanging with friends and family.

Dylan

Dylan

Veterinary Assistant

Dylan is a freshman pre-veterinary student at Midway University where he plans on double majoring in Equine Science and Biology. Dylan is most interested in mixed animal practice and internal medicine. Dylan loves spending time riding horses, enjoying his dogs Domino and Reggie, and hanging out with friends. Dylan is very passionate about animal care and is thrilled to be a member of our team.

Samantha

Samantha

Veterinary Assistant

I am currently a student in my first year studying Veterinary Technology. I grew up on a farm in Walton with a lot of animals, which is where I found my passion for them. We have several cats, a dog, chickens, and cows. I have a big family with four siblings: three sisters and one brother. I am blessed to have two brothers-in-law, a nephew, and another niece/nephew on the way! In my free time you can find me hanging with my family and friends, out on the farm helping out, hiking, or cuddling with my fur babies. I am excited to see where my journey takes me at Grants Lick Vet Hospital!

Shelby

Shelby

Veterinary Assistant

I joined the team in 2021. I attended Ross Medical Education Center where I earned my certificate in veterinary Assisting. I grew up in the Northern Kentucky area. I enjoy advocating for my animals, spending time with my family, going on hikes with my daughter Amelia and cuddling with my cat Penny.

Kayla

Kayla

Veterinary Assistant

I’m Kayla Grosser I am 20 years old and I am studying to be a Veterinarian Technician at Morehead State University. I have always loved and cared about animals since I was a kid and now I get to care and work with them every day.

Abby

Abby

Veterinary Assistant

Bio coming Soon!

Olivia

Olivia

Veterinary Assistant

Olivia was born and raised in small-town Iowa. She traveled all through college and after graduating from Iowa State University with a degree in biology, she decided to travel some more! After internships in the Florida Keys and Arizona, she landed in Kentucky with a job as a dive technician at the Newport Aquarium. Her love for ALL animals led her to GLVH as a kennel attendant. She is very excited to surround herself with adorable pets and great coworkers.

Emily

Emily

Veterinary Assistant

Emily has always been a lover of animals and interested in veterinary medicine. She currently lives in Alexandria, Ky. and is a graduate of Campbell County High School. She hopes to further her education and become a veterinary technician.

Alisha

Alisha

Veterinary Assistant

I graduated from Grant Career Center in 2019 with my veterinary assistant certificate. My love for animals started when I was very little. In my free time, I enjoy helping my boyfriend work on the farm and take care of the cows, chickens, and dogs. I also help him work on his project trucks. I enjoy veterinary medicine and might one day further my education and become a veterinary technician.

Hannah

Veterinary Assistant

I joined this wonderful team in 2021 and am currently in Ross Medical School to earn my certificate in veterinary assisting. I plan to further my education to become a technician. I have four fur babies and love the opportunity to take care of them. I love all things antique and historical.

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

–Anatole France

Kennel Staff

Morgan

Morgan

Kennel Staff

Morgan joined our team in September 2019. She is currently a student at Morehead State University, where she plans to obtain her Bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Technology. In her free time, she enjoys riding horses, spending time with friends and family, playing the ukulele and spending time with her bunny, Potato.

Sarah

Sarah

Kennel Staff

Sarah is a student at CCHS class of 2021. She currently has 4 dogs and 2 cats she adores. Her love of animals have motivated her to attend Eastern University in the fall to study Pre Vet Science.

Sierra

Sierra

Kennel Staff

Sierra is currently in the top 25 out of over 300 students at Campbell County High School class of 2022. She enjoys barrel racing her horses, hunting, fishing, kayaking, and playing sports. Along with a quarter horse, a quarter pony, and three miniature horses, she has 4 dogs, 2 cats, and a goat. She has previously had a large mix of different breeds of dogs ranging in size from a toy poodle to a mastiff, a skunk, a turtle, and several bunnies.

Aliena

Aliena

Kennel Staff

Aliena joined the GLBB team in March of 2021. She joins the team with experience working with farm and exotic animals through the mobile petting zoo – Honey Hill Farm. God and family are important to her and you will find her spending a lot of time at the Bridge in Alexandria, Ky. She has a cat named Oliver and an Australian/English Shepherd named Darcy.

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

-Ralph Waldo Emerson

Client Care

Christina

Christina

Receptionist

Christina started with us in September 2008. She’s loved animals her whole life. Started with her first cat at 3 years old. She has a daughter, Peyton, that is following in her footsteps sharing her love for animals as well. If her husband would let them, they would have a houseful of animals. She enjoys reading and spending time with her family when she’s not working.

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

Kathy

Kathy

Receptionist

My name is Kathy. And I live in Pendleton County with my husband David. We have lived here for 40 years. We have 2 cats – Miss Kitty and Samson. We have had several other animals in the past, including our horses, which we loved the most. We now go riding all over in our side by side. I’ve worked for GLVH for around 17 years. This is my favorite job that I’ve ever had.

Alyssa

Alyssa

Receptionist

Alyssa is a college student who studies psychology and has always loved animals. She currently has four Himalayan cats and joined our team in November of 2020 in remembrance of her beloved cat of seventeen years. Alyssa lives on a lake where she likes to spend time with her family.

Tammy

Tammy

Receptionist

My name is Tammy. I am Alexandria, Ky. Born and raised. As a child, I lived on a farm. We had dogs, lots of barn cats, horses and over 90 ponies. I graduated from Campbell County High School, then earned my Bachelor of Science degree from NKU in Anthropology in 1988. I currently live in Grant’s Lick with my husband, Sam and four dogs – Bear, Chance, Rocky and Tinkerbell. We have lived in Grant’s Lick for over 30 years where we raised our three sons – TJ, Johnny and James. I enjoy spending time with family and friends as often as I can, reading, karaoke, dancing and binge-watching shows on Netflix with my husband and our four-legged kids.

Amber

Amber

Receptionist

Amber joined the GLVH team in June of 2021 after returning to Kentucky, where she was born and raised, after living in Florida. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration in 2015 and is thrilled to utilize her degree and her love of animals in a veterinary setting! Amber resides in Bracken County, Kentucky with her daughter (Shayla), son (Preston), Shihtzu (Stoney), and cat (Mali). In her free time, Amber enjoys true crime documentaries and podcasts, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

Jaclyn

Jaclyn

Receptionist

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

Trinity

Trinity

Receptionist

Trinity is a high school student who loves animals and has a few pets of her own, including 2 dogs, 2 cats and a rabbit. She will to be attending college and majoring in psychology after high school. Trinity has volunteered at our hospital for over a year before being hired on in 2019. Her favorite part about her job is learning new things, seeing all different types of animals, and building relationships with clients and coworkers. Trinity enjoys spending time with her family and pets, camping and being apart of FFA.

Cierra

Cierra

Receptionist

Cierra joined the GLVH team in 2020. She graduated from University of Maryland with her Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management. Although born and raised in Kentucky, during college, she traveled along the east coast with her husband during his time serving in the Navy. She moved back to Northern Kentucky in 2020 and is excited to bring her degree, kennel experience and love of animals, together! In her off time, she loves spending time with her husband, Mark and daughter, Remington, boating, camping, traveling, hiking and anything outdoors. Cierra has two dogs, Addie (Beagle Mix) and Arlo (Golden Retriever). They are very excited to be adding a son to the family in December of 2021.

Sarah

Sarah

Receptionist

Sarah joined our team in July of 2021. She is a college student at the University of Cincinnati studying Business Management. She is a graduate of Highlands High School in 2019. She has two dogs, Molly (Poodle Mix) and Cooper (Yorkie Poodle), and has always loved to be around animals.

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