Apple Valley Animal Hospital

3015 Chimney Rock Rd
Hendersonville, NC 28792


Apple Valley Animal Hospital Staff


Taylor - Our Staff - Apple Valley Animal Hospital - Hendersonville, NC


Lead Veterinary Technician, Fear Free Certified


Taylor has been working as a Registered Veterinary Technician since 2013. Her favorite part about working at Apple Valley is getting to know our patients and clients, and anyone who has met her knows she has a special knack for making both owners and pets feel comfortable in our care! Taylor loves spending time with her family--whether it's cheering on her kids' in community sports games or playing outside on the weekends. Something you might not know about her is that she is part of an AVID football family! Her son plays football and her family watches Carolina Panthers games together throughout the fall.

Taylor and her family share their home with their cats Tapoco and Raven.


Veterinary Technician


Marcos joined the Apple Valley Animal Hospital team in August 2021. He graduated from AB Tech in 2018. Marcos has always enjoyed being around animals since a young age and enjoys giving them the care that they need in order to live a long happy life. He loves to work outside with his dogs, go on long runs, experience new food and flavors, and play soccer.

Marcos and his wife share their home with 2 dogs, Kiro and Saya, and his cat named Kitty. 


Veterinary Assistant, Fear Free Certified

Alicia comes to us with 4 years experience in the veterinary field! Her favorite aspect of working here is watching patients grow up and helping them feel better. In her spare time, Alicia enjoys reading and training her dogs. A fun fact about Alicia is that she has trained her dogs for therapy/service work. 

Alicia shares her home with 3 dogs (Shylia, Derpy, and Tori) and 3 cats (Ryddle, Poe, and Oogie Boogie). She also has chickens and goats!


Office Manager, Client Service Representative, Fear Free Certified

Miriam joined our team in July of 2020. Miriam states that her favorite thing about working at AVAH is the sense of community, and the fulfillment of knowing that we’re helping families keep their pets happy and healthy. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, kayaking, backpacking, gardening, bouldering, and practicing responsible foraging... really, anything that gets her outdoors and helps her practice self-sustainability!

Miriam's family consists of two dogs (Deacon and Bootes), 2 cats (Cocoa and Pancake), 7 chickens, and a rooster that doesn’t seem to know the meaning of “sleeping in”!


Client Service Representative


April came to our team in October of 2020 with many years of experience as a veterinary receptionist. Her favorite part of working at Apple Valley Animal Hospital is not just working with the animals but the family aspect and connection to the community as well. In April's free time, she loves hiking, camping, and traveling with her family as well as cooking and drawing.

She shares her home with a maltese named Skwisgaar and three rats named Stanley, Pierogi and Toots.

Ashley - Our Staff - Apple Valley Animal Hospital - Hendersonville, NC


Veterinary Assistant, Social Media Coordinator and Fear Free Certified

Ashley has been one of our veterinary assistants since 2017. She loves to learn from Taylor whenever she can. Her favorite part about working at Apple Valley is improving the lives of animals every day and being able to make a difference. In her free time, Ashley loves to play with her dog, Nala, as well as sing and tend to her plants. Something you may not know about her is that she was a music major before finding her passion in veterinary medicine. While performing will always be a loved hobby of hers, caring for animals gives her a drive and happiness unmatched by anything else.

Ashley and her family share her home with her rambunctious dudley lab Nala and sweet shih-tzu Jenna.

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Client Service Representative

Becca joined our team in October 2022 as a veterinary receptionist. The things she enjoys the most about working here is being surrounded by animals and caring people. In her free time, Becca loves to hike, read and write, and bake! A fun fact about Becca is that she maintains a 30 gallon tank of guppies!

Becca shares her home with her border collie/hound mix, Cap'n Crunch, her two tuxedo cats, Bruce and Coraline, and her hamster, Heathcliff. 

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Veterinary Assistant

Chloe has been an assistant here since August of 2022. Her favorite things about working here is interacting with the animals and learning new methods to treat them. In her free time, Chloe enjoys going on hikes and just generally being outside. A fun fact about Chloe is that she does photography!

Chloe shares her home with 2 dogs, Daisey and Jack, her rabbit, Buddy, and her rooster, Taz. She also has chickens and turkeys!


Veterinary Assistant

Amanda has been an assistant with us since October of 2019. Her favorite part about working here is the ability to help our patients and learn more about the veterinary field. In Amanda's free time, she enjoys reading, camping, hiking, and going to the beach.

Amanda shares her home with her Rottweiler named Ripper, her Boston Terriers named Jango and Obi, her African Grey Raiden, and her bearded dragon named Azazel.