Our Team

Leslie Spencer, Practice Manager

Leslie is Dr. Spencer's wife, and is an experienced veterinary technician. She left the veterinary field to pursue a career in nursing, and worked in an area hospital until the birth of their youngest child in 1999. At that time she came full circle and joined the practice as a manager, and all around gopher. In addition to taking care of the office responsibilities, Leslie works as receptionist, and as technician when needed.In her time off, Leslie enjoys quilting, spinning yarn, crochet and photography. She is also a dedicated horse show mom.

Xan Baker Buzbee, Receptionist

Xan was born and raised in Monticello. She has worked in the veterinary field for over 17 years, mostly in our practice.  Xan began at here as a kennel technician, and has advanced to working as both a Vet Tech & a receptionist.  As our head receptionist, she is responsible for the front desk as well as willingly filling in as technician. She  enjoys gardening, & outdoor activities.  Xan lives with her 2 daughters, dogs &  horses.

Carol Scott, Receptionist

Carol is a newcomer to Florida via Michigan.  She has a background in customer service from her previous career, and is always willing to provide help in any way she can.  Carol is here most afternoons & on Saturdays.  She lives with her husband Scott, 4 dogs, and 2 horses.  In her free time Carol enjoys training & showing her horses.

Diana Hayes, Veterinary Technician

  Diana joined our practice in 1997 after moving from St.Petersburg . Diana is our full time vet tech, and is responsible for assisting Dr.    Spencer, maintaining the treatment & surgery areas, and overseeing our patients in hospital. Diana is also always willing to lend an extra hand at the front desk as needed. She shares her home with her partner Judy,  their 3 dogs, Maddie, Taz, and Little Bit, 5 cats, & Chipper the parakeet. When Diana is not working she enjoys gardening, and volunteers at the humane society.

Brenda Gailey, Kennel Technician
Brenda has been with us since 2009 as our head kennel technician, and is in charge of taking care of the animals, and maintaining a clean kennel environment.  She is our Wednesday Vet Tech, and assists Dr. Spencer.  Brenda is very compassionate, and treats all of the animals in her care as if they were her babies. She lives in Cairo, Ga, with her husband Chad,and a menagerie of pets. 

Hannah  Holton

Hannah is our part time office assistant.  She makes sure our patient charts are updated & in order along with doing the filing &  other office tasks as needed.  Hannah is a high school sophomore, and is our receptionist  Xan's daughter.  

Kathy Snyder

Kathy has been our on call kennel technician for several years.  She is always willing to lend a hand when needed.  Kathy lives in Jefferson County with her husband Doug, and a herd of dogs.  Kathy enjoys reading, & volunteering at her church.


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  • "No one has even come close to the level of care and affection we get from Dr. Spencer and his staff. No matter where in the world we are, no matter what time of day, he has always returned every emergency call immediately any time."
    Monticello, FL

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