Our Doctors


Dr. Randall

Dr. Daniel C. Randall is a native of Aiken, South Carolina. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Clemson University and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree from the University of Georgia School of Veterinary Medicine.

He graduated Magna Cum Laude from both institutions and received the Upjohn Pharmacia Award for clinical proficiency in medicine upon graduating from the University of Georgia School of Veterinary Medicine.

Before moving to the Greenville area, Dr. Randall spent six years in a busy mixed animal practice in Greensboro, Georgia near Lake Oconee.

While in Georgia he cultivated an avid interest in advanced small animal surgery techniques including orthopedics, reconstructive soft tissue surgery, and minimally invasive surgical techniques. He then spent a year working on a research project at the University of Georgia investigating experimental gene therapy techniques for treating bronchioalveolar carcinoma.

In 2004, Dr. Randall returned to private practice in the Greenville area working as an associate at the Fountain Inn Animal Clinic and as a surgeon at Fairview Point Animal Hospital. Dr. Randall recently served as the President of the Greater Greenville Veterinary Medical Association.

He and his wife, Leigh, have two sons, William and Hampton. The Randall family enjoys the companionship of their dogs, Dixie and Max.

Dr. Brown

Jena Brown, D.V.M. is a native of the upstate. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Clemson University and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Georgia School of Veterinary Medicine.  She graduated Magna Cum Laude from both universities.

Dr. Brown currently is the treasurer of the Greater Greenville Veterinary Medical Association.  She is a member of the South Carolina Association of Veterinarians, the American Animal Hospital Association, and the American Veterinary Medical Association.

Dr. Brown and her husband live in Taylors and have two dogs named Oreo and Nabisco.  in her free time, she enjoys horseback riding, gardening and scrapbooking.  She competes and shows American Saddlebred horses.

Dr. Duncan

Dr. Shaylin Duncan is a 3rd-generation native of Greenville, SC. She graduated summa cum laude from Winthrop University with a degree in Biology and went on to obtain her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine. Upon graduation, Dr. Duncan started her veterinary career in Augusta, GA where she served as an emergency veterinarian with a 24-hour emergency and critical care facility. In the fall of 2014, Dr. Duncan elected to return home to the beautiful Appalachian foothills. She took this opportunity to transition her career away from emergency medicine, instead focusing on providing life-long care and forming lasting bonds with clients and their beloved pets. She and her husband, an Atlanta native, moved to Greenville in late 2014.

 Dr. Duncan’s professional interests include emergency and critical care, soft tissue surgery, diagnostic imaging, and client education. In her free time, she enjoys cycling on the Swamp Rabbit Trail, hiking, camping in Pisgah, and exploring the local cuisine. Dr. Duncan shares her life with a shy hound-mix named Penny, and a temperamental orange tabby names Khan. 

Dr. Roberts

Dr. Roberts is a native of LaPorte, Indiana and attended Purdue University for undergraduate studies and to study veterinary medicine. He graduated in 1973 with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. He then practiced in small animal practices in Indianapolis, IN Denver, CO and Valparaiso IN before he moved his family to South Carolina in 1982, where he established the Fountain Inn Animal Clinic. In 2016, he sold the clinic and has been doing relief work since.

He has served as president of the Blue Ridge Veterinary Association, Greenville Veterinary Association, and the Fountain Inn Rotary Club. He served two years as South Carolina Pet Week chairman and was actively involved with the Animal Emergency Clinic as a director and chairman.

He is married and his wife Nancy have one son Topher. For many years he coached youth sports before turning his interests to beekeeping, gardening, hiking, and travel.

Dr. Payton-Russell

Dr. Meagan Payton-Russell is a native of Amherst, Massachusetts. She received a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University. Tired of the cold and snowy weather she then moved to the island of St. Kitts where she received her DVM degree from Ross University School of Veterinary medicine. She spent one year at Michigan State University completing her clinical work and she met her future husband, also a veterinarian.

They moved to South Carolina, where she spent time working in general practice and in an emergency hospital. She and her husband moved to Massachusetts to start a family and she worked as an emergency veterinarian at a busy referral center in Boston. After 2 years Dr. Payton-Russell, her husband and their two small children returned to Greenville, and she joined the Foothills Veterinary Hospital team.

Her professional interests include emergency surgery and critical care, geriatric care, and pain management.

In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children; Marina and Blai, riding and competing for her horses (Augusta and Senta) in dressage, and traveling to visit family in Spain and Vermont.

Dr. Brauneis

Dr. Brauneis is a Boston native and found her way to South Carolina by attending Clemson University. After obtaining her Bachelor of Science from Clemson, she attended the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine for her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree.

During veterinary school, Dr. Brauneis was the president of the Student Chapter of the American Association of Shelter Veterinarians and worked closely with the county shelter to provide vaccinations and preventative medications, as well as helping the animals find their future homes. During her clinical year, she spent time at the Birmingham Humane Society performing spay and neuter procedures and provided daily medical care to the animals in the Birmingham shelter network.  Her interests besides shelter medicine include dermatology and surgery.

Dr. Brauneis has recently moved to Greenville with her fiancé. They currently have a cat named Nemo and an extra-large hound-mix named Duke. In her free time, Dr. Brauneis enjoys finally having free time (a rarity during school), gardening and exploring the Greenville area.