Allow us to introduce you to our great team!

Kerry Blanton, DVM
Dr. Blanton is a 2000 graduate of Purdue University. She was born and raised in central Indiana, but has lived in various states including Texas, Delaware, and Oklahoma. Her husband, John Blanton, is currently the Department Head of Animal and Dairy Sciences at Mississippi State University. They have two children – John and Olivia – as well as 2 cats, a Great Dane, a Chihuahua, a Catahoula mix, and several horses. Dr. Blanton enjoys reading, showing horses, and spending time with her family.

Danielle Coe – Office Manager/Receptionist
Danielle has been working with animals for several years now. She has been with Animal Clinic of Columbus since 2013. She is currently working on obtaining her certification in Veterinary Technology and recently completed certification in Phlebotomy. She enjoys spending time with her son Brayden, especially watching his soccer games!

Dana Jenkins – Veterinary Assistant
Dana is a 2008 graduate of Mississippi University for Women with a BFA in photography. She has been with the Animal Clinic of Columbus since 2017. She enjoys spending time with her husband Chris and son Caleb, going on nature hikes, photo excursions, and watching classic films. She has three dogs; Henry, Bokeh, and Suzy (The Suze), and two cats; Tuco and Rosemary.

Emily Haag – Receptionist
Emily is a tiny burst of energy!  Always ready to assist our clients with a smile and a caring attitude.  Lil E, as we affectionately call her, has been accepted into the Veterinary program at Mississippi State University to begin June 2020.

Karley Keyes – Receptionist
Karley recently joined our team as receptionist. She enjoys barrel racing and playing with her two dogs in her spare time.

Brittany Farrell – Veterinary Assistant
Brittany has adopted two pets since she joined our team – a Rat Terrier named Daisy and Jade an adorable cat! She enjoys hanging out with friends in her spare time.

Matt Clem – Veterinary Assistant
Matt joined our team of awesome technicians just this year. He has worked at veterinary clinics previously and would like to go to Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine after completing a Masters of Business Administration. He has two really sweet cats and a cool dog. He enjoys outdoor activities such as camping and fishing in his spare time.

Emily Heinrich – Veterinary Assistant
Emily joined us early 2019 as a veterinary assistant. She is attending Mississippi State University as an Animal and Dairy Science Major with a concentration in Pre-Veterinary Medicine.

Your animal’s health & your satisfaction is our top priority!