Kris Mahaffey, DVM, Owner
Kristin S. Mahaffey, DVM, is a 1989 graduate of Mississippi State College of Veterinary Medicine. She has more than 30 years of experience practicing at some of the top veterinary hospitals in Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana and Wisconsin. She chose Vestavia Hills as the best place to set up her practice and raise her family. Dr. Kris and her husband, Mike, opened Pet Vet Veterinary Hospital in 1999.
Years in Practice: 30
Education: Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine
Jackie Burks, DVM
Dr. Burks is a 1982 graduate of the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine. He is the primary vet at Pet Vet Express, our second location at Crestline Village in Mountain Brook. Dr. Burks and his wife, Libby, have been married for 39 years and have 2 children: Matt, an architect and Caroline, a teacher. He has five dogs and 1 cat. In his 37 years of practice experience, Dr. Burks has developed interests in dermatology, dentistry and surgery.
Years in Practice: 37
Education: Mississippi State School of Veterinary Medicine
Lindsay Kelley, DVM
Dr. Kelley is a 2007 graduate of the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. She has been with Pet Vet Animal Hospital for 4 years and she also fills in at our other hospital, Pet Vet Express at Crestline Village in Mountain Brook.
Years in Practice: 12
Education: Auburn University College of Veterianary Medicine
Mike Mahaffey, Operations Manager
Mike Mahaffey, a native of Vestavia Hills, serves as operations manager for the hospital. He is a 1987 graduate of Mississippi State University with a bachelor’s degree in marketing and advertising.
Education: Mississippi State University
Dasha Weaver, Head Technician
Amanda Smeraglia, Head Receptionist
Oberlin Sanchez, Kennel Manager
Lauren Culotta, Pet Cordinator
Nicole O’Neal, Groomer
Drew Comer, Receptionist
Erica Tullis, Receptionist
Madison and Cody Mahaffey, The Mahaffey Kids
Cody and Madison are both graduates of Vestavia Hills High School. Cody is a graduate of Mississippi State with a degree in biomedical engineering and lives in Austin, Texas. Madison is a graduate of Louisiana State where she played volleyball and earned a degree in sports management.