Our Veterinary Assistants


Misty started at Foothills Veterinary Hospital in 2004 as a kennel attendant but quickly became one of our primary veterinary assistants.  She graduated from Greenville Tech with a degree in Medical Studies and a certificate in Nursing.

In August 2010, Misty and her husband welcomed twins Shuler Grace and Walter Thomas to their family.  Spike. an english bulldog, is also a member of Misty’s family.  When not at the hospital she enjoys relieving stress at the gym and lounging at the lake.



FullSizeRenderVanessa joined our Foothills’ team in the spring of 2013 as a veterinary assistant and intern.  In May, 2014, she graduated with an associates degree in applied science, majoring in Veterinary Technology.  She is now a licensed Veterinary Technician and is also one of our surgery techs.

Part of  Vanessa hobbies include dancing in a salsa dance academy and enjoying time with her boyfriend, Andres. Her home is filled with furry babies; a Rottweiler, King, a German Shepherd,Luna,  and a rescue pitbull mix, Minnie




Joanna joined Foothills Veterinary Hospital in July of 2013. She earned a certificate with honors in veterinary assisting at Greenville Technical College in December of 2011.

She enjoys spending time with her husband, and four pets: Sissy – Rottweiler/Shepherd, Jax – Australian cattle, Hamlet – DSH/housecat, and Lil Bit – DSH/housecat.  Joanna and her husband, Matthew recently welcomed their new son, Lucas into their family.





Dani joined our hospital family in October 2013 as a veterinary assistant. She moved from Florida where she worked for 7 years as a vet assistant.

Dani and her husband, Chris, share their home with three rescue dogs (Lady, Yoshi, Nikko) and Hollie a rescue cat. In September, they will be welcoming to their home, River, their first son!




Heather joined our team in June 2015.  She graduates May 2016 from Tri County Technical College with associate in animal science and majoring in Veterinary Technology.  She is wanting to become licensed in South Carolina.

She lives with her cat (Spade) and two dogs (Maggie, Mollie).  Her hobbies include cross stitching, playing video games, watching movies and spending time with family and friends.




Chad  is our kennel tech.  He comes to us with 16 years experience in kennels.  Chad has 3 cats named Zeus, Stubby and Destiny.  When not at work Chad enjoys disc golf.







Belinda began working in July 2015.  She graduated from Tri County Technical College with associate in Veterinary Technology.  She is married and enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons.  While not at work she enjoys painting and square dancing.  She shares her home with their two pets Padrick and Skittles.




Justin began working in January 2017. He graduated from the veterinary assistant program at Greenville Technical College. Justin has two dogs Demon and Princess. While not at work he enjoys outdoor activities, movies, loves to eat, and enjoys spending time with his girlfriend Jennifer.




Sarah began working August 2016. She graduated from Furman University with a Bachelors of Biology and Music. Sarah hopes to attend veterinary school in the Fall. She shares her home with a cat Gallagher. In her free time she enjoys riding horses.