Justin Card, DVM
Dr. Justin is from Tennessee and received a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Purdue University. He completed both small animal medicine and surgery internships at Louisiana State University and a small animal surgery internship at Sonora Veterinary Specialists in Phoenix. Dr. Justin has a special interest in orthopedics and neurology. Dr. Card enjoys spending time with his family, gardening and attending various sporting events. Aside from spending time with his wife and daughter, he also enjoys the company of his French bulldog named Oakleigh, and his Boxer, named Butters.
Emily Fulper, DVM
Dr. Emily is from North Mississippi, where she grew up helping her dad on their dairy farm. It was during her formative years on the dairy farm that made her want to be a veterinarian. She received her Bachelor of Science in Animal Science and Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Mississippi State University. Dr. Emily practiced veterinary medicine for five years in Little Rock, Arkansas before moving to the East Coast. She has a special interest in feline medicine, wound care and soft tissue surgery. In her free time, Dr. Emily enjoys cooking, running, college football, vacationing with her family and spending time with her two dogs, Blanche Devereaux & Rooster Cogburn and 3 cats Lucy, Sampson & Andy.
Shay Williams, RVT, Practice Manager
Shay has been involved in the field of veterinary medicine since 1996. She is very passionate about animals and takes a special interest in pediatric and orphan care. She shares her passion with her husband Tracy, her son Gunner, and her daughter Dusti. Shay has a golden retriever named Murphey, a cat named Bo, and a snake that she’s had since she was 5 years old. She acquired her license as a veterinary technician in 2004 and is now the Hospital Manager of Webb Animal Clinic. Shay plays a vital role in the daily operations of the hospital and concentrates on client relations and patient care.
Maria Salerno, RVT
Maria was born & raised on Long Island, New York. She started working with animals by practicing shelter medicine in 1991, and continued working in general practice until achieving an A.A.S. in Veterinary Technology. Maria obtained LVT status in New York in 1998, and worked at The Animal Medical Center in NYC for 15 years. She has a special interest in patient care nursing, as well as GI & respiratory medicine. Maria moved to Georgia in 2014, and obtained her RVT status in Georgia in 2015. Maria joined the Webb Animal Clinic family in July 2016, She is passionate about client and staff education, and understands that patients are the ones who benefit most from both. She shares her home with the love of her life, Ray, and 3 four legged kids. Two cats, Lucas & Noah and an American Bulldog mix named Cassidy. Outside of work her interests include cooking, trying new restaurants, traveling, and relaxing with her pets.
Jamie Gray, RVT
Jamie graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Armstrong Atlantic State University in December 2000. After working several years in her field of study, she decided to follow her heart and begin a career in the field of veterinary medicine. Jamie joined the WAC team in March 2004. She acquired her license as a veterinary technician in 2009. Some of her responsibilities include accurate documentation of patient history; diagnostic testing including specimen collection, blood analysis, and radiology; catheter placement; emergency assessment; and client education. Her patience and compassion are felt by every patient she treats. She is married and enjoys trail riding on horseback and spending time with her many animals.
Susan Shaw, RVT
Susan comes from Vidalia, but has worked in the veterinary field in Atlanta, Statesboro and Savannah. She received her A.A.S in Veterinary Technology in 2010 along with her certification in Veterinary Ultrasonography and obtained her RVT status in 2015. She joined the Webb Animal Clinic family in April 2016. She is passionate about her licensure and continuing education, and enjoys constantly learning. Some of her responsibilities include assisting with appointments, administering treatments, IV catheter placement, monitoring anesthesia and radiology. Susan is recently engaged and lives with her fiancé’, 2 cats named Buddha & Artemis and 2 dogs named Milton & Oliver. She enjoys spending time with her pets, cooking and college football.
Jennifer Dixon, Veterinary Assistant
Jennifer began her career in the veterinary field in 1998. She worked at a veterinary hospital in North Carolina for five years before joining the WAC team in 2003. Jen is our primary surgery assistant here at WAC. Her duties include induction of anesthesia, monitoring patient’s blood pressure, heart rate, IV fluid rate, temperature, SpO2, and pain levels. Jen ensures that patients get the best care and are the most comfortable their big surgery days. Jen has two sons, Patrick and Micah, 4 dogs and 4 cats. In addition to her love for the warm blooded kind, Jen also has a passion for exotic reptiles. During her free time she enjoys playing volleyball and hanging out with her family.
Summer Bevill, Veterinary Assistant
Summer has been a veterinary assistant since 2001 and has been a part of the Webb family since 2010. Some of her responsibilities include taking detailed medical histories, assisting with appointments and client education. Summer has a love for all animals but has a deep passion for the care of geriatric patients. At home, Summer lives with her wife Leslie, daughter Alissa, and their three cats, Zoso, Stitch, and Sabastian (aka Samich). During her free time Summer enjoys entertaining, spending time with family and friends, going to the beach, attending outdoor festivals and music events.
Debbie Henn, Veterinary Assistant
Debbie is from Maryland. She joined the Webb Animal Clinic Family in 2013 as a receptionist, and was inspired to become a Veterinary Assistant in 2015. Some of her responsibilities include assisting with appointments, obtaining vital signs, record documentation and assisting in treatment. Debbie is passionate about client relations and always has a smile on her face. She’s willing to help out and answer phones and schedule appointments when needed, too. Debbie has been married to her husband Brian, and has 3 boys Cameron, Spencer & Landen. She also has 6 rescue dogs and 2 cats. During her free time she likes to visit Disney World and watch her favorite football team, the Baltimore Ravens.
Melissa O’Neill, Veterinary Assistant
Melissa is from Michigan and has worked in the veterinary field for 20 years. She started out in shelter medicine and has since worked as a veterinary assistant in Florida and Georgia. Melissa joined the Webb Animal Clinic family in 2016. She has a passion for taking care of geriatric care and surgery. Some of her responsibilities include assisting with appointments and treatments, drawing blood and radiology. She has 3 dogs and 6 cats along with horses and chickens. In her spare time Melissa stays busy with her husband and 3 kids. She enjoys horseback riding, boating and going to the beach.
April Joy LaPlante, Surgery Assistant
April is one of the newest additions to the Webb Animal Clinic family. She first joined us while in her Veterinary Technician program as an intern, and she is almost license eligible, as she plans on completing the program in 2019. April’s own pets’ medical problems inspired her to pursue her dream of becoming a technician and helping clients and other pets in similar positions. She has always been quick to take in strays, wildlife and any animal or bird in need. April is most passionate about surgery and aseptic technique and being involved in the surgical recovery process from pain assessment to supportive care. April has 2 dogs and 2 cats and loves her chickens! April has been married to her husband for 11 years and has 3 children. April builds furniture and loves to do wood work in her spare time and likes to crochet.
Dusti Williams, Adoption Coordinator
Dusti was born into the Webb Animal Clinic family and is the daughter of our Practice Manager, Shay Williams. She has worked in every area of the clinic and is always willing to give a helping hand. Her true passion lies with those pets that are orphaned, mistreated or stray and just need some TLC and a loving forever home. Dusti has raised and placed many animals that were in great need. When she’s not bottle feeding, or nurturing an animal she can be seen around the clinic helping with appointments, answering the phones, helping clients check out and just about anything else that requires an extra hand and a smile.
Ashley Morrison, Client Care Coordinator
Ashley grew up with animals living on a farm in Arkansas as a child. Veterinary medicine runs in the family as her grandfather and uncle are both veterinarians. After working as a kennel technician in high school and college, she was offered an opportunity in the corporate world. She followed her corporate calling from Arkansas, to Orlando then South Florida, but when her husband was offered a position to relocate to the low country, she made the decision to get back to her roots. Ashley joined the Webb Animal Clinic family in August of 2016, and has really enjoyed getting to know our clients and patients and has been known to snuggle every puppy and kitten that comes in! Ashley has been with her husband for 17 years and they have 2 dogs, Zelda Marie & Zoey Hart and 2 cats named Moe Moe & Aurora.
Taffy Taylor, Client Care Team
Taffy has been a veterinary field as a receptionist for 11 years, and joined the Webb Animal Clinic family in 2014. Along with her experience she can always be counted on to make our clients smile with her sense of humor and genuine love and compassion for our patients. At home, Taffy lives with her boyfriend, John and their 7 pets which includes; Hannibal, a 14 year old Pit bull, Achilles, a 3 year old Pit bull , Papi, a 10 year old Chihuahua, 2 Sharpei girls named Ada and Lola; and their cats a Himalayan named Angus and a Siamese named Tweeks. During her free time Taffy enjoys going to the beach and relaxing at home with her family and fur babies.
Lisa Vernon, Client Care Team
Lisa has been working in the veterinary industry as a client relations specialist since 2003, and before that also worked at a couple different veterinary clinics while in high school doing various jobs such as kennel work as well as some veterinary assisting. Lisa was welcomed to the Webb Animal Clinic family in April of 2015. Before going back into the veterinary industry she was lucky enough to have owned a family business and was able to learn many aspects of business and enjoyed that experience as it provided her invaluable insight and perspective into business and operations. After that she and her husband were fortunate enough to travel the world and live overseas for a few years while he served his country in the US Air Force. While there Lisa was thrilled to work at the Army Veterinary Treatment Facility in England, where their main mission was the well being and medical care of the military working dogs. It brought an entirely new meaning to the human animal bond, as it was truly fascinating. Lisa and her husband Shelby moved to Savannah after he retired after 26 years of service in military. They enjoy relaxing, spending time with family, traveling and playing with their two boxers Dory and Kota.
Marsha Stewart, Client Care Team
Marsha’s love of animals brought her to join the Webb Animal Clinic family in August 2017. You will find Marsha in our reception areas helping our clients and loving on our patients, in between answering the phone. She has three fur babies of her own – a Staffordshire Bull Terrier named Sweetie, and two dachshunds, Callie and Cocoa. In her spare time, Marsha enjoys reading and spending time with family and friends. A few of her favorite things are pajama pants, scary movies and college football – Go Dawgs!
Earlena Gruno, Animal Care Team
Earlena was born in Baltimore, Maryland and moved to Georgia in 2008. She has loved animals for as long as she can remember and joined the Webb Animal Clinic family in June 2017. She is a certified Animal Care Assistant and admits that working on the Animal Care Team is may not be the most glamorous job, but it is a labor of love for her, and a stepping stone on her career path into the veterinary field. Earlena lives with 3 Chihuahuas Paco, LuLu, Freckles and a Pittie named Reese. When she is not working she loves to spend time with her husband and two children watching movies or going places together.
Alex Scott, Animal Care Team
Alex has always had a deep love for animals and a desire to provide for them and joined the Webb Animal Clinic family in August 2017. He is committed to making all of our patients feel as comfortable as they would be at home, whether they are staying with us overnight or for weeks at a time. Alex currently has 4, four legged best friends that he has grown up with, and has owned more other exotic feathered friends as well. When he’s not caring for his pets at home, or clients’ pets at work, he tries to squeeze in some time to travel and seeks adventure with alongside one of his furry companions.
Ericka Camarena, Animal Care Team
Ericka has owned pets her entire life and her compassion for them prompted a major career change from the food service industry to taking care of our fur babies. She joined the Webb Animal Clinic family in September of 2017 without any formal animal care training. Her love and concern for patient welfare, happiness and comfort is her first priority, and her second is learning something new every day. Ericka approaches her own life from a whole mind and body wellness perspective and has incorporated that into her animal care techniques. She is often seen outside playing with our boarders, rubbing their bellies and ensuring they have plenty to keep them engaged while staying with us. She has two cats and two dogs, and in her spare time loves to read and work out.
Sarah Bragg, Animal Care Team
Sarah enjoys working with animals, both large and small. She previously showed horses and has competed on both State and National levels. Sarah joined the Webb Animal Clinic family in January 2018 and has downsized the size of the pets she cares for! She enjoys working with all of our patients and finds there comfort and happiness, so rewarding that she hopes to become a licensed veterinary technician. She has 3 dogs, 2 birds and a pet hamster. In her spare time, Sarah enjoys spending time with her best friend, traveling and says the beach is her favorite place to be.
Jenny Johns, Pet Stylist
Jenny has been in the veterinary field for over 20 years. She started her career as a bather, but has worked in several positions in veterinary hospitals including, kennel technician, veterinary assistant, and receptionist. Throughout the years, Jenny has also put her time in at an animal shelter, where she learned the cruel reality of pet overpopulation. She worked in the shelter for 3 years before returning to the veterinary hospital environment. Jenny trained with an experienced groomer for two years and has been a full time stylist at Webb Animal Clinic for 6 years. Her compassion and understanding of pets with special needs, enables her to not only make her four legged clients beautiful, but as comfortable as possible when getting groomed. Jenny takes pride in her work and enjoys making her clients happy. When Jenny is not working, she enjoys spending time with her grandkids, Landon, Lee Lee, Adrianna and Aubrie and her Pit Bull, named Cupie Doll.