Our Team

The Animal Medical Care Center team

Our staff of experienced and expert veterinarian doctors and skilled vet staff is ready when your pet needs us. Call or contact us today to learn more.

Hospital Manager


Tara joined AMCC in 2017 as our Hospital Manager. Prior to joining AMCC, Tara has developed quite the extensive experience from a variety of roles within the veterinary profession. In addition to her professional management training, she also has unique training in exotic animal care. At home, she lives with her Shih-poo Bash, her Irish Wolfhound Archer, and her grumpy cat Sebastian. If you come to visit us at AMCC, Archer is hard to miss! Tara is the leader of our team and she exemplifies the mantra of our hospital, “treat everyone’s pets as if they were your own”.


Veterinary Assistants


Kourtney is originally from Pennsylvania, but relocated to the tidewater area with her husband, who we are proud to have serving as a member of the United States Air Force. Kourtney is the proud pet parent to a 24-year old Morgan/Quarter Horse cross named Levi and an energetic corgi-mix named Reagan. Kourtney joined the AMCC team in 2015 and is in the process of completing the Licensed Veterinary Technician program from Northern Virginia Community College. Prior to her LVT studies, she obtained a B.S. in Biology, with a minor in Equestrian Studies. Outside of work, Kourtney is often found riding her horse, exploring the trails. If you’ve ever interacted with Kourtney while at AMCC, you will quickly realize she treats all of our patients like family, striving to always provide the best possible care.



Selena joined AMCC in 2014 and has been an integral member of the team since day one. Selena has been trained in every area within the hospital. She is currently working towards completion of her Veterinary Technician degree. Her passion for animals doesn’t stop at the end of her work shift, as she has 6 of her own pets at home. A Great Pyrenes names Vladimir, a Lhasa Apso named Jada, 2 cats named Bronya and Munchkin, and 2 ferrets names Bandit and Opossum. If you’ve been to AMCC before, there’s no doubt you’ve seen Selena’s kind and familiar face.



Brittany comes to us with over 6 years of grooming experience. As many of you have already seen, she is extremely talented and patient with her grooms. At home, she the pet parent to 3 cats and 2 dogs. Brittany is a perfect fit for our team because she values the relationships we form with all of our client and their pets.