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Dr. Leonard Batey, DVM

Dr. Leonard Batey earned his BS from Mississippi State in 1967 and received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Auburn in 1971.  He is a past president and an active member of Memphis/Shelby County Veterinary Medical Association.  He is also an active member of the Tennessee Veterinary Medical Association and American Veterinary Medical Association.  Dr. Batey joined the practice in 1980.  In 1995 he was voted Veterinarian of the Year by the Memphis/Shelby County Veterinary Medical Association.

Dr. Batey's pets

4 Golden Retrievers:

  • Baron
  • Millie
  • Dudley
  • Bernie

2 Cats:

  • Murphy
  • Mac

Dr. Shellie Antey-Thompson, DVM

Dr. Antey earned her BS in 1996 and received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Purdue in 2000 and joined the practice that same year.  She is an active member and served as a board member of the Memphis/Shelby County Veterinary Medical Association.  She is also an active member of the Tennessee Veterinary Medical Association and American Veterinary Medical Association.

Dr. Antey's pets

3 dogs:

  • Ace
  • Daisy
  • Molly

2 cats:

  • Bono
  • Fannie

Cindy Russell, Practice Manager

Cindy has been the office manager at GFAH since 2002.  She is an active member of the Memphis/Shelby County Veterinary Medical Association.

Cindy's pets

4 dogs:

  • Lil' Bit
  • Gizmo
  • Gilbert
  • Priscilla

Lois Jenson, Business Manager

Lois has been the financial manager at GFAH since 1977.

Lois's pets

5 cats:

  • Becca
  • Nick
  • Herbie
  • Elton
  • Phil

Laura Hundley, LVMT

Laura has been a technician at GFAH since 2003.  She earned her Associates degree from Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology in 2001.  She became a Licensed Veterinary Medical Technician receiving her licensure from the state of Tennessee in 2005.  She is an active member of the Memphis/Shelby County Veterinary Medical Association and the Tennessee Veterinary Technician Association. 

Laura's pets

2 dogs:

  • Dogwa
  • Lucy

2 cats:

  • Mama
  • Bug

Lindsay French, LVMT

Lindsay has been a technician at GFAH since 2002.  She earned her BA from the University of Memphis in 2006.  Lindsay earned her Associates degree from Cedar Valley College and became a Licensed Veterinary Technician receiving her licensure from the state of Tennessee in 2010.

Lindsay's pets

2 dogs:

  • Luna
  • Jude

Kathy Pick, Veterinary Assistant

Kathy has been an assistant at GFAH since 2001.

Kathy's pets

1 dog:

  • Max

1cat:

  • Heaven

Tracy Bryant, Veterinary Assistant

Tracy has been an assistant at GFAH since 2005.

Tracy's pets

1 dog:

  • Igby

3 cats:

  • London
  • Baby
  • Sebastian

Amanda Hutton, Veterinary Assistant

Amanda has been an assistant at GFAH since 2004.  She received her BA from the University of Memphis in 2010 and is currently enrolled as a student at San Juan Community College in their Veterinary Technician program.

Amanda's pets

7 cats:

  • Chancey
  • Monkey
  • Snoopy
  • Speedy
  • Tink
  • Whiskers
  • Zeus

Jessica Heald, Veterinary Assistant

Jessica is started here at GFAH in 2012.

Jessica's pets

6 dogs:

  • Bama, Charles, Laila, Marley, Penny, and Skittles

4 cats:

  • Garfield, Lulu, Smokey, and Tee Time

Diane Ballin, Kennel Technician

Diane has worked at GFAH since 2011.  She is currently a student at the University of Memphis and has 3 dogs named Bud, Molly, and Teddy.  She also has a cat named Diamond.

Diane's pets

3 dogs:

  • Bud
  • Molly
  • Teddy

1 cat:

  • Diamond

Joni Nicoll, Receptionist

Joni has worked at GFAH since 2008.

Joni's pets

1 cat:

  • Luci Marie

Sarah Hensley, Receptionist

Sarah has worked at GFAH since 2011.

Sarah's pets

2 dogs:

  • Murphey
  • Oscar

2 cats:

  • Little Cow
  • Lovey