Our Team in Fort Mill

Our team is wholly dedicated to the care and wellbeing of your dog and cat. We couldn’t be more proud of our incredible team and all they do for the pets of Fort Mill and surrounding communities! Learn more about them below.

Dawn Martin, DVM

Dr. Martin grew up in Western Pennsylvania where she started working in veterinary medicine as a 16 year old. She is a 1990 graduate of The Ohio State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine which she describes as the best 4 years of her life, combining her love of learning, medicine and animals. As a senior student, Dr. Martin was awarded the Small Animal Medicine Award, and the Ray S. Smiley Award for outstanding character given by the clinical staff at the college. She completed an internship at the College of Veterinary Medicine at Washington State University in 1991.

Dr. Martin practiced around the country including the states of Washington, California, and Florida before settling in the Carolinas. She loves the combination of animal personalities, medicine, solving puzzling cases and seeing the humor in life’s many challenges.

Dr. Martin is happiest practicing veterinary medicine, but in what free time she has, Dr. Martin also enjoys horseback riding, golf, reading, skiing with her nieces and nephews, and spending time with her cats, dogs and horses.

Olga – Business Manager

Olga is a dynamic assistant manager with a background in law, boasting over 10 years of expertise in business management and legal compliance. When she’s not working, Olga stays active with workouts, unleashes her creativity through crafting, or tackles DIY projects. Additionally, she’s a lifelong learner, always eager to explore and master new technologies. As a proud mom of two amazing children, Olga approaches everything with positivity and enthusiasm. She is excited to bring her passion, and tech-savviness to her work!

Narvice – Customer Service Representative

Narvice is from Pineville, NC, and has joined us after an eighteen-year long career in the real estate business. She has a passion for working with animals, which stems from her previous experience in the veterinary field and many years of pet sitting. Narvice is a proud owner of a Pit Bull pup named Biggie Smalls, whom she spoils with love. When she’s not working, she enjoys kayaking, traveling, and spending time with her loved ones.

Jessica – Customer Service Representative

Jessica was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut and moved to Fort Mill, South Carolina at the age of 7. She’s always had a love for animals and wanted to work in the veterinary field since a young age. Jessica started working in the field during high school and graduated from Clemson University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Animal and Veterinary Sciences. She lives at home with her best friend Titan, her 13-year-old blue pit bull, and Squirt, her box turtle. When not at work Jessica enjoys spending time with Titan, her family, playing video games, and watching TV.

Mya – Veterinary Nurse

Mya was born and raised in Pineville, Mya has had a love for animals her whole life and is Narvice’s daughter. Her love of working with people and animals makes her a great fit. The most rewarding part of veterinary medicine is hands-on nursing care and helping the animals recover after injury, surgery, or illness. Mya also has a passion for preventative care and dental cleanings. She enjoys traveling, trying new foods, and spending time with her daughter, Nora, her Pit Bull named Ophelia, her Blue Lynx, Tybalt, and her Doodle, May.

Jenn – Veterinary Nurse

Jenn is a Certified Veterinary Assistant with a passion for animals. She has been in the veterinary field since 2013 and loves caring for animals. At home, she has a dog named Zeke, a cat named Sir Purr, and a horse named Angel. When not at work, Jenn enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Ava – Kennel Assistant

Ava’s passion for animals began at an early age and has only grown stronger over time. Moving from her birthplace of Rockford, Illinois, to Fort Mill, SC at the age of 13, her love for animals has remained a constant in her life. As a senior at Catawba Ridge High School, she is currently enrolled in the animal science program, where she has been able to further her knowledge and skills in caring for and learning about different types of animals.

In addition to her studies, Ava is a proud pet owner of a Labradoodle named Lola and a bunny named Indie. She cherishes the time she spends with her furry friends and looks for any opportunity to learn and care for other animals as well. When she’s not busy with schoolwork or taking care of her pets, Ava enjoys spending her free time reading, baking, gardening, hiking, and most importantly, hanging out with her family.

Shirona – Kennel Assistant

Shirona was born in Phoenix, Arizona but moved to South Carolina at the age of 3. She has always had a passion for animals and dreams of becoming a veterinarian or working in the animal field. Shirona started working at Palmetto Pet Hospital at age 14 and still loves it. She has owned a variety of pets, including lizards, fish, silkie chickens, a toad, three hamsters, and currently has two dogs and three cats named Nena, Ranger, Kitty, Pip, and Stormy. In her free time, Shirona enjoys doing art, taking her dogs out, being outdoors, and hiking.

Annamarie – Kennel Assistant

Annamarie grew up in Fort Mill, South Carolina and currently attends the University of South Carolina as a Biological Sciences major. She has worked at Palmetto Pet Hospital since 2019 and comes back to work in the kennel during school breaks. She loves taking care of all of the animals that board in the kennel!

Sara – Kennel Assistant

Sara was born and raised in Thousand Oaks, California until she was 5, and then moved to Fort Mill, South Carolina along with her sister Annamarie. Sara is going to the University of South Carolina and will be majoring in Biological Sciences. Sara loves taking care of animals and has two cute dogs of her own: a basset hound named Kobe and an old English Sheepdog named Charlie. In her free time, she enjoys watching Disney movies, swimming, spending time with family and friends, and baking.