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. Alyssa Bolton - Fear Free Certified

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

Fear Free Certified in Levels 1,2 & 3

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

Practice Manager

Dee - Fear Free Certified

Practice Manager

Dee's love for animals started at a very young age. Her desire led her to…

Licensed Veterinary Technicians

Brooke - Fear Free Certified

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

Treatment Manager, 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

Megan - Fear Free Certified

Fear Free Certified in Levels 1, 2 & 3

Megan is a Peninsula native and came to the clinic in March of 2018 as…

Sarah - Fear Free Certified

Fear Free Certified in Levels 1,2 & 3

Sarah joined the KCAC bunch in February 2019. She has always had a passion for…

Jennifer - Fear Free Certified

Fear Free Certified in Levels 1 & 2

Reception

Angela - Fear Free Certified

Fear Free Certified in Levels 1,2 & 3

Angela started working at Kiln Creek in 2000. She has floated from Kennel Assistant to Vet Assistant…

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 - Fear Free Certified

Fear Free Certified in Levels 1, 2 & 3

Megan is a Peninsula native and came to the clinic in March of 2018 as…

Sam - Fear Free Certified

Fear Free Certified in Levels 1 & 2

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

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…

Megan

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

Kennel Staff

Heather - Fear Free Certified

Kennel Manager, Fear Free Certified in Levels 1 & 2

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

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…
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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.…