Our Vet 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!

We want to ensure your pet lives a happy & healthy life!

Contact Animal Care Center of Somerset

A white dog trying to take a stick away from a black dog.
Grey fluffy cat sitting on a couch.
Puppies in a basket.
Orange cat sleeping next to a German Shepherd adult dog.

Kayla Dickerson smiling with her dog.

Kayla Dickerson Veterinary Assistant

Kayla is a lover of all animals whose menagerie includes 3 dogs (Cerb, Pebbles, and Gemini), a crew of cats, and 1 Kenyan Sand Boa (Sally), and a beta fish (Beta Bill). Kayla has been an employee of Animal Care Center for 10 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!


Kyla Receptionist 

Bio coming soon!

Hunter Carlton standing on one of his knees in front of cows.

Hunter Carlton Veterinary Assistant

Hi, my name is Hunter Carlton.I am a vet student at Morehead State University. I enjoy spending time with my boxer, Axel; I also love to hunt, fish, and spend time outdoors. I grew up on a farm raising beef cattle, and that is one of my passions in life as well.

Anastasia Smith holding up a siamese kitten and smiling.

Anastasia Smith Kennel Technician

My name is Anastasia Smith, I graduated in 2019 from McCreary Central High School. I have always been a huge animal advocate. I love going on road trips with my dogs and having new experiences.

Madison Armes sitting next to a black goldendoodle.

Madison Armes Veterinary Assistant

Madison was born in Somerset Kentucky, and graduated from Somerset Christian school in 2017. Madison attended Somerset Community College and took the basic classes to pursue her dream of becoming a veterinary technician. In her spare time Madison enjoys spending time with her family and attending First Apostolic Church. Madison ‘s crew consists of Copenhagen the cat, Bella (a Yorkie/Chihuahua), Avie Lee (a Standard Poodle), Oakley (A Goldendoodle), Evie (a Miniature Schnauzer), Millie (a Australian Shepherd Mix), Oscar (a Shih-Tzu), and Finley (a Doubledoodle).

Aleah Sears holding up her chihuahua.

Aleah SearsKennel Technician

Hi, my name is Aleah! I graduated from Pulaski County High School. I’ve been working at ACC since December of 2021. Gabe and I enjoy taking long naps and watching our favorite shows!

Taylor Landrum holding up her dog.

Taylor LandrumReceptionist

Born and raised in Somerset, KY, Taylor still resides here with her children and pets. Taylor’s pack consists of Haven (Olde English Bulldogge), Enzo (a Boxer), Apollo (a Great Dane) Bella (a Standard Poodle), and two kitties; Pongo & Cruella. Taylor attended and graduated from Pulaski County High School in 2011. In her spare time, she loves to travel and tackle outdoor adventures!

Caden Alexander holding his black cat.

Caden Alexander Kennel Technician

Hi, my name is Caden Alexander! I was born here in Somerset and currently attend Somerset High School. I love traveling and learning about the world, and of course, animals.

Amanda Dorn with her horse.

Amanda DornGroomer

I have always been around animals of all kinds. I have two dogs (Lexie and Reese), a pack of cats (Carter, JoJo and Esther), and a horse (Flicka) currently. I started learning how to groom alongside my mom when I was very young, and was able to do full grooms by the time I graduated high school. I now groom small dogs and cats, with a focus on cats. I spend my free time hiking, horseback riding, worship leading in my church, and pretty much anything else creative.

Andrew Renner in a yellow hat holding up a black cat.

Andrew Renner Kennel Technician

Hi, my name is Andrew Renner. I’m currently a veterinary student at Morehead State University. I love hanging out with my two cats, Ninja and Edgar. As an Eagle Scout, I enjoy camping and hiking, or really anything to do with the outdoors!

Hannah Burchfield with a dog.

Hannah Burchfield Kennel Technician

Hey! My name is Hannah Burchfield and I am a recent University of the Cumberlands graduate. This is Lily. She has been with me all through high school and 5 years of college. I am very passionate about animals and rescue every chance I get. I look forward to working towards my Veterinary Technician degree in the near future to continue my love for animals as well as obtain a wildlife rehabilitation license. In my free time I love to be outdoors, spend time with family, and spoiling my pets.


The Animal Care Center is currently accepting applications for bright, dedicated individuals to join our growing staff. If interested, please contact us 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.