Our Team

Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team!

Meet the Fear Free Certified Veterinarians & Team of Kiln Creek Animal Care in Newport News! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets! Please call us at (757) 886 – 1300  to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!

Our Doctors

Dr. Colleen Crist - Fear Free Certified

Owner, DVM. Fear Free Certified in Levels 1,2 & 3

Dr. Crist graduated from Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2003. She and…

Dr. Dr. Alyssa Bolton - Fear Free Certified

DVM, Fear Free Certified in Levels 1,2,3 & Elite

Dr. Bolton graduated from Hollins University with a degree in Biology in 2011 and Atlantic…

Dr. Tiffany Spannagel - Fear Free Certified

DVM, Fear Free Certified in Levels 1,2 & 3

Dr. Tiffany Spannagel graduated from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2006.…

Dr. Courtney Cutler

Starting June 1st, 2021

Dr. Courtney Cutler graduated from Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2021. Dr.…

Practice Manager

Heather - Fear Free Certified

Practice Manager, Kennel Manager, Fear Free Certified in Levels 1 & 2

Heather is a Hampton Roads native, growing up in Norfolk but relocated to Newport News…

Licensed Veterinary Technicians

Brooke - Fear Free Certified

Treatment Manager, LVT, Fear Free Certified in Levels 1,2 & 3

Brooke is another PA native, but recently moved to Yorktown in the summer of 2017.…

Jaclyn - Fear Free Certified

LVT, Fear Free Certified in Levels 1,2,3 & Elite

Jaclyn has been at Kiln Creek Animal Care since 2007. She began in the kennel…

Katelyn - Fear Free Certified

LVT, Fear Free Certified in Levels 1,2,3 & Elite

Katelyn has been working in at KCAC since 2014 . When she’s not at KCAC,…

Veterinary Assistant

Cheryl - Fear Free Certified

Fear Free Certified in Levels 1 & 2

Jennifer - Fear Free Certified

Fear Free Certified in Levels 1 & 2

Megan

Megan is originally from New York, but has lived in Hampton Roads since 2015. She…

Stephanie

A Newport News native her whole life. Stephanie joined KCAC in March of 2019. But…

Reception

Sam - Fear Free Certified

Office Manager, Fear Free Certified in Levels 1 & 2

Sam has been a resident of Hampton Roads for 3 years now. She always knew…

Kacy - Fear Free Certified

Fear Free Certified in Levels 1 & 2

Kacy has been with KCAC since April 2016. She is a Newport News native that…

Megan

Megan is originally from New York, but has lived in Hampton Roads since 2015. She…

Stephanie

A Newport News native her whole life. Stephanie joined KCAC in March of 2019. But…

Alaina

Alaina first discovered her love for animals while growing up as a military brat. Moving…

Stephany - Fear Free Certified

Fear Free Certified in Level 1

Originally from Puerto Rico, Stephany has been a Hampton Roads resident since 2001. Her love…

Kennel Staff

Jennifer - Fear Free Certified

Fear Free Certified in Levels 1 & 2

Megan

Megan is originally from New York, but has lived in Hampton Roads since 2015. She…

Stephanie

A Newport News native her whole life. Stephanie joined KCAC in March of 2019. But…

Alaina

Alaina first discovered her love for animals while growing up as a military brat. Moving…

Reagan - Fear Free Certified

Fear Free Certified in Levels 1 & 2

Reagan is a student at Grafton High School with a growing passion for animals. Her…

Grooming

Susan

Our groomer, Susan Smethurst, is at 1975 graduate of The National School of Dog Grooming.…