Jessica has been an important and valued leader of our WWVC family since 2018. She has worked within the veterinary field for over 12 years, developing skills in all areas of veterinary medicine. She wears many hats everyday- managing our busy team, handling human resources, budgeting, marketing, patient care, project manager and working closely with our owner, Dr. Vann to make sure each day runs smoothly. She passionately supports WWVC’s mission of exceptional customer service and high quality patient care. Jessica shares her home with a spirited lab, Drake and enjoys spending time with her husband and their new baby.
Tatum is a veterinary assistant who came to us from south Georgia. She has always had a passion for animals and is on the path to becoming a veterinarian herself. In her spare time, she enjoys outdoor activities like hiking and biking and loves spending time with her fur babies. Her paw-some crew includes Hazel the diva cat, Gator the snuggly Heinz 57, and Bo the ball-crazed Labrador.
Angie grew up in Ridge Spring, South Carolina. She has worked as a veterinary technician for the past 18 years in Aiken and North Augusta before coming to Walton Way Veterinary Clinic. Her special interests include dentistry, anesthesia, wound care and ortho. When she’s not working at the clinic, she loves spending time with her husband, her dog Roana, hanging out with friends and family, going to concerts and traveling.
Don is the veteran of the family and started as an assistant with Dr. Gayle back in 1974. Deemed “The Dog Whisperer”, there is almost no animal that doesn’t immediately take a liking to Don. While he is always adding new animal members to his family, he currently has 2 Chihuahuas and 2 cats to keep him busy. In his time off he likes to hunt, fish, and relax at home.
Kristina is originally from Miami, but moved to the Central Savannah River Area in ’98. Her first experience with animals was helping care for pets that were abandoned after Hurricane Andrew in Miami and she enjoyed the feeling that she was able to help. Kristina taught a vet assistant course at Aiken Tech for 9 years and has lots of experience in shelter medicine. Her special interests include behavior, training and socialization. She likes to spend time outdoors, her hobbies include canoeing, camping, fishing, cooking and spending time with her children.
Christie joined our team in November 2015 and brings with her nearly 20 years of administrative and customer service experience. She is known by many of our patients as the ‘treat lady’ because she enjoys giving treats to all the good dogs and cats who come in. Christie has a passion and gentle touch when helping others and is currently studying Human Services at Southern Wesleyan University. In her free time she enjoys traveling, volunteering, and spending time with her three active children.
Maggie came to WWVC in 2017. After growing up on a 20-acre farm in Ohio, Maggie developed a strong passion for animals and has been working in the veterinary field for over 6 years. Currently she is studying biology and hopes to work in environmental studies and conservation one day. Maggie enjoys staying active, traveling and spending time with the love of her life Trooper, a three legged short hair cat, whom she rescued as a kitten.
Pam was born and raised in Charleston, South Carolina. She went to college in Jacksonville, Florida and Graduate school at the University of South Carolina with a Masters in Art History. Pam acquired her love of animals from her Dad, he was always saving animals and bringing them home to rehabilitate them. It was a natural progression for her to participate in all fields of animal care, from grooming, kennel care, rescue groups, animal shelters, and finally into veterinary care. Pam has two pets, a Great Dane named Clementine and a Cat named Mankey. In her spare time she enjoys watching golf, reading and spending time with family.
Caleb is our new clinic cat that came to us as a rescue after a house fire with severe injuries and unable to breathe. He has made a miraculous recovery and has now become part of our WWVC family. He has no fear and happily greets all of our patients. His favorite past time is chasing doggie tails, making us giggle and overseeing the general operations of the clinic.