Our Staff

Our Staff

Veterinary Hospital in Somerset, KY

Animal Care Center of Somerset is dedicated to quality veterinary services in a friendly and welcoming environment. Our highly-qualified staff is proud to serve pet owners and their companions from Somerset, KY and surrounding communities. We combine the latest veterinary technology, such as digital radiography, with our experience in animal healthcare to help your pet live life to the fullest!

Jody Allen Office Manager

Jody has been an employee of Animal Care Center for more than 12 years. Although she grew up in Orlando, FL, Jody and her daughter, Samantha, moved to Somerset in 1995. She earned an Associates in Science from Somerset Community College then went on to earn her Bachelors in Business Administration from the University of Kentucky in 2002. Jody is now working on her Masters Degree in Business Administration. She has one dog (Olivia), 3 cats (Pookey, Marcey, and Gwendolyn), a really old aquatic turtle named Henry, and she loves to listen to music.

Jennie Owens Receptionist

Jennie has been an employee of Animal Care Center for 3 years. She grew up in Virginia Beach, VA, but moved to Somerset in 2006. She is married to Michael Owens and they just recently gave birth to their first child, Gaberiel! Jennie attended Southwestern High School here in Pulaski County, having graduated in 2010. She has two fur babies of her own, Kida a lab mix and Ellie an Australian Shepherd. She loves them bunches, but they keep her on her toes!

Ciara Wesley Receptionist

Ciara was born right here in Somerset, KY, and is a recent graduate of Southwestern High School. She is attending Somerset Community College where she is pursuing her education in Animal Sciences. She has two dogs, a German Shepherd named Bandit and a Pitbull/Mastiff mix named Loki. Ciara loves being outdoors, especially hiking and kayaking, reading, and being anywhere with her doggies!

Amy Powell Veterinary Assistant

Amy is our resident jack of all trades whom we lovingly refer to as “the monkey”. She has been an employee of Animal Care Center for more than 8 years and has the sweetest Cur mix named Reedy (who is also a little over 8 years old). Amy also has a cat named Echo, she is an avid gardener and vegetarian. Although she grew up in Gainesville, FL, Amy became a permanent resident of Somerset, KY in 2006 and little known fact, she has an identical twin sister!

Kayla Dickerson Veterinary Assistant

Kayla is a lover of all animals whose menagerie includes 3 dogs (Cerb, Pebbles, and Gemini), 2 cats (Jesus and Nova Jinx), and 3 Kenyan Sand Boas (Jack, Sally, and Medusa). Kayla has been an employee of Animal Care Center for over 3 years, and although she was born in Ashland, KY, she moved to Somerset in 2003. We think of Kayla as our resident expert on snakes, and she loves to go hiking, collect movies, and all things related to music!

Joe Ulrich Kennel Staff

Joe is an original from Somerset, KY and has grown up right here at the Animal Care Center. He is a recent graduate of Somerset High School and currently attends Morehead State University. Joe hopes to pursue a career in sports broadcasting, and he loves playing b-ball with his hometown bros, video games, wrestling, boating, and hanging out with his beautiful black Lab, Dolly!

The Animal Care Center is currently accepting applications for bright, dedicated individuals to join our growing staff. If interested, please contact Jody at (606) 678-0302, or stop by the clinic to pick up an application.

To learn more about our wonderful staff or to schedule an appointment, give us a call today at (606) 678-0302. We are happy to answer any questions you may have regarding our facility or services.