Dr. Loster – Veterinarian
Dr. Manta Loster graduated with honors from the University of Guelph, Canada with a major in Biochemistry and a minor in Biomedical Sciences. He was accepted to the Ontario Veterinary College at Guelph University graduating in 1994. In 2000 he completed an internship at Michigan Veterinary Specialists and completed a residency in Emergency and Critical Care in Louisville in 2004. Dr. Loster holds professional membership in KVMA, AVMA, GLVMA, and AAHA. Dr. Loster and Dr. Ross bought the practice in May 2008.
Dr. Ross – Veterinarian
Dr. Tanya Ross graduated with honors from the University of Guelph with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences. She went on to complete a Master of Science in Immunology and Pathology at the University of Guelph. She was then accepted to the Ontario Veterinary College, graduating in 1999. After graduation, Dr. Ross practiced as an associate veterinarian for 2 years prior to moving to Kentucky. In June of 2001, she joined PVVC. She and Dr. Loster took over ownership of PVVC in May of 2008. Dr. Ross holds professional membership in several organizations including KVMA, AVMA, GLVMA, AAHA, and SFT. Dr. Ross has 2 wonderful children, Marissa and Corbin and they share their home with champion pointer Pebbles and Rio, and two wonderful kitties, Pookie and Olaf.
Dr. Whitfill – Associate Veterinarian
Dr. Nichole Whitfill is a 2019 graduate of Auburn University with her Masters of Science and her DVM degree. She has a special interest in theriogenology, nutrition, giant breed dogs and puppy raising. Dr. Whitfill is Fear Free Certified and a member of the AVMA and SFT.
She spends time with her husband Jesse and son Kai, along with her horse Eros, cat Apollo, and 3 Saint Bernards Dmitri, Wish, and Tuesday. Her fun time includes showing her dogs, traveling, listening to music, all things Disney, and shooting sports.
“We don’t have two hears, one for animals and one for humans; we have one heart or we don’t have any” –Alphonse de Lamartine
Traci – Practice Manager
Bachelors in Business Administration
29 years in veterinary medicine – special interest emergency and critical care, orphan kitten care
Shares home with a zoo of cats and Samoyed puppy Mishka. Loves being a new “Grams” to adorable baby Hans. Spends time with family, baking (lots of experiments), and orphan kitten rescue.
“Caring for animals is my purpose in life and I love it with all my heart.”
Rosemarie – Dental Care Team
Spends time with family along with her Papillons, Rottie, 2 cats, 4 birds, 9 miniature horses, and 2 Hackney Ponies. She shows dogs and loves driving carriage horses.
“Animals are beautiful, soulful, sensitive creatures that deserve our care and respect!”
Ryan – Medical Care Team
Bachelors in Science in Agriculture (Veterinary Technology)
3 years in veterinary medicine
Special interests include: radiology, large animal and emergency care, microbiology, surgery
Spends time with finace, two brothers, three Golden Doodles and kitten Gia. Hobbies include camping, hiking, and watching soccer, esp Louisville City FC and Minecraft.
“Since I was young my animals taught me a lot and cared for me. It’s time to return the care back.”
Kara – Medical Care Team
8 years in veterinary medicine
Shares home with husband and wonderful 2yr old son and new baby boy, June the Great Dane and 3 cats. Spends hobby time refurbishing furniture
“Helping those that can’t help themselves”
Shalome – Medical Care Team
Associates in Arts & Humanity
18 yrs in Veterinary Medicine – special interests: surgery, equine, orthopedics
Shares home with husband Matt and two littles Ellie Mae and Waylon. Also has 2 older sons, the best Corgi in the world Grogu and the great white Mando German Shepherd. Fun time includes enjoying concerts, music festivals, traveling, camping and riding horses.
“Animals have hearts that feel, eyes that see, and families to care for, just like you and me.”
Jordan – Medical Care Team
Associates in Animal Science (working on Bachelors), AI Certified
4 yrs in Veterinary Medicine
Dog mom to a rotten Golden and “servant” to a sweet cat. Aunt to three wonderful nephews and one niece. Fun time includes baking, painting, crafting and spending time with family.
“Most of us have been told angels have wings, some of us have learned they have paws.”
Kaley – Medical Care Team
Bachelors in Agriculture
Spends time with 2yr old son Jonah and 2 cats: Busy and Fifi.
Enjoys traveling to Colorado and just hanging out watching tv with Jonah
“I’ve always known that I wanted to care for those who can’t speak for themselves”
Savannah – Medical Care Team
Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Technology
4 yrs in Veterinary Medicine
Special Interests: Behavioral medicine and everyday care
Spends time with parents, twin sister and older sister, 2 Border Collies (1 deaf) and an old Chocolate Lab. Enjoys music, shopping, reading and hanging out with friends.
“As someone who has always had a passion for animals, it made sense to spend my life giving back to them what they have given to me”
Janet – Client Service Representative
22 yrs in vet medicine
Shares home with husband, Jeff, 12 cats, 6 dogs, 3 horses, 2 goats, and a donkey. Enjoys Disney, riding horses, ballet, baking Christmas cookies, and playing with all her animals!
“I feel very blessed that God has granted me so much love to care for so many of His creatures!”
Amanda – Reproduction Administrator
Certified Yoga instructor
19 yrs in vet medicine
Mother, step-mother, dog mother and wife – family of 5 humans, 5 dogs and 55 plants. Spends time in garden, painting, yoga, writing and enjoying the park with the kids
“Love someone else the way your pet loves you. It is vulnerable, true and unconditional”
Kim – Client Service Representative
1 yr in vet medicine
Spends time with fiancée and 4 children Matthew, Joz, Tori & Makenna, 4 dogs: Pretty Girl, Windy, Eevee and Meeka, and 2 cats: Emmett & Tiny Emmett. Enjoys painting, houseplants, gardening.
“Caring for animals isn’t what I do, it’s who I am”
Rebecca – Office Administrator
12 yrs in Veterinary Medicine
Care for 2 kitties Bubbe & Kitten, 2 doggos Maude and Stella, and 33 horses Cloud, Bug, Lil G.
Spends fun time horseback riding, reading, back porch sitting with music. Plant enthusiast, loves concerts and Egyptian history.
“Something that gives you unconditional love deserves boundless care.”
Jil – Client Service Representative
BA in History
Just started in Veterinary Medicine
Enjoys baking, hiking, reading, history….”old stuff”. Spends time with ex-stray kitty the Dude/Doodlebug who still does not really know how to be a housecat, but he loves his big sister.
“Animals are members of our families and deserve the same level of concern and care as any other.”
Louise – Inventory Manager
Shares her time with her dogs and cats and visits to her brother. She loves working with her dogs and social networking. A former veterinary technician knows what Pewee Valley needs and gets it!!!!
“All animals at Pewee Valley should be cared for as if the belonged to one of us”