Athens Staff

IMG_20131005_083116_788  Shelby is the office manager at Athens. She started working full time in May of 2010 after graduating from Purdue University with a degree in Animal Agribusiness.  She is currently serving on the Bartholomew County Fair Board serving as Beef Superintendent along with other positions. When she isn’t at work you can find her at home with her border collie Hitch and 3 cats – Franklin, Eleanor and Rose or on the family farm working with their beef herd. Watching and helping her mom, Dr. Case, in the vet profession growing up, sparked her interest and passion for animal health care. This led her back home to join the family business.
Athens Animal Clinic staff  Joni works in the treatment and surgery area at Athens Animal Clinic. She has been at Athens since 1987. Joni really likes the hands on work with the patients. She has several indoor pets – 2 very spoiled Terrier Chihuahua mixes named L See and Terdina, an Irish Setter named Scarlet and an Irish Wolfhound named Hagatha.  They also have 2 cats, Less-ter who has 3 legs and Eggroll, who is very anti-social to humans but loves dogs.  She also has several barn cats.
Athens Animal Clinic staff Christina started at Athens early fall of 2013. She has been a Vet Assistant for 12+ years. She comes from a retired military family. She and her husband have a 7 year old son named Cole.  They also have 2 cattle dogs – Diesel and IV, 2 cats – Shooter and Stripes, and a flock of backyard chickens.
April-small  April started at Athens in the summer of 2014. She has worked in the Veterinary field for 14+ years. Originally from the Indianapolis area, but now has lived in Columbus for over 20 years. She has a son named Lance, who is 21. They have 3 dogs, Pepper, Luka and Stewart. They also have 2 cats, Apple and Jackrabbit, who are brother and sister. When not working at the clinic she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Sara started at Athens in October 2016. She mainly works in the pharmacy area but you will sometimes also see her upfront in the reception area. Starting her career at an animal clinic in Florida, she has been in the animal clinic business for a little over two years now. She and her husband Adam currently have two fur babies, Greta a pekingese and Olive a pekingese mix. In her spare time she is going to school to get her veterinary technicians license to further her knowledge and grow in the business.
010 Barb has been at Athens since the spring of 1993. She and her family moved to the Columbus area from the coast of Mississippi where she was also employed as an office manager of an AAHA clinic for 8 years. Barb is also known as the “cat lady” with an ever changing population of indoor cats – all rescues!  She also feeds a multitude of outdoor critters. Barb is currently on health leave.


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