Dyer County Animal Hospital Staff

Learn more about the amazing veterinary staff behind your pet’s care!

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Dyer County Veterinary Staff

Our doctors and the rest of the veterinary team are dedicated and passionate animal lovers who place your pet’s health and well-being above anything else!
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Dr. James A. Crisp
Dr. Crisp grew up in Trenton, Tennessee, and received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Tennessee Martin. He graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine in 1981. He spent his first year of practice in Fulton, Kentucky, and moved to Dyersburg in 1982. Dr. Crisp is a member of the First United Methodist Church, he is a member and past president of the Dyersburg Noon Rotary Club, and a past member of the Dyer County Fair Board. He is married to Janna and has one son Austin and two stepsons, Alexander and Harrison.

Dr. Crisp enjoys UT football, traveling, spending time at the lake, and working on his farm. He has a golden retriever named “Knox”, a miniature collie named “Bella”, and a cat named “Tigger”.

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Dr. William T. Dickerson
Dr. Dickerson grew up in Union City, Tennessee. He completed his graduate studies at The University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine in Knoxville, Tennessee in 1982. He then practiced in Greenville and Ripley, Tennessee before joining Dyer County Animal Hospital in 1985. Dr. Dickerson and his wife Elizabeth have three sons, three daughters-in-law, and a growing litter of grandchildren.

They have three cats, two dogs, and three horses. He and his family are members of the First United Methodist Church of Dyersburg. Dr. Dickerson currently is a member of the TVMA and served on the board in the past. He is also serving on the TVMA State Committee for Peer Review. His hobbies include golfing, water skiing, quail hunting, and horseback riding.

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Dr. John M. Harris
Dr. Harris grew up in Troy, Tennessee, and graduated from the University of Tennessee, Martin in 1982, with a Bachelor of Animal Science. He graduated from The University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine in 1985. Dr. Harris practiced three years in Weakley County and came to work for Dyer County Animal Hospital in 1988. He enjoys hunting, fishing and antique furniture.

He is a Deacon at the West Dyersburg Church of Christ. His wife of 36 years, Debbie is the director on the Community Cancer Fund for Dyer County. They have two daughters. Emilee is 31 years old is a nurse for St. Thomas in Nashville, TN. The younger of the two, Elizabeth, is 26 years old and is an account analyst for The Escape Game Company in Nashville, TN. Dr. Harris owns two dogs, “Roxie” and “Charlie” and a parrot named “Rascal”.

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Miranda, Vet Assistant
I take pride in everything that I do when it comes to assisting the vets and taking care of patients. I couldn’t see myself doing anything else. I also take pride in working with the best teammates who love our furry friends just as much as I do. In my free time I like to fish, kayak, hike, camp and pretty much anything that involves the outdoors. Oh, and eating ofcourse!
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Lindsey, Animal Caretaker

Hello! My name’s Lindsey and I pride myself in making sure all clients pets are well taken care of. In my free time I enjoy spending time with family and friends.

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Amber, Animal Caretaker
Hi! I’m Amber and I’ve been working at Dyers for over 4 years. I pride myself on being able to have a good relationship with the clients, helping clients with emergencies and treating the clients/patients with respect and knowing that they trust me to take care of their fur-babies. In my free time I enjoy reading books or stories online, playing video games, relaxing and singing as well as going on walks/ hikes/ being in nature when possible.
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Jamie, Animal Caretaker

Hi! I’m Jamie. I’ve been working here for over 10 years and pride myself in taking care of all the patients. In my free time, I love spending time with family and friends.

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Heather, Vet Assistant

Hi! My name’s Heather and I’m a vet assistant at Dyer County Animal Hospital. I pride myself in patience, love and quality care, making sure that the patients feel safe. In my free time, I enjoy going fishing and spending time with family.

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Sara, Animal Caretaker

I pride myself in taking care of the animals and making sure they are healthy and happy when they go home. I take pride in caring for the pets and seeing the client’s faces and how happy they are. In my free time, I like to clean people’s houses, help people, take my pets for a run in the woods, go fishing, and ride. the back roads.

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Holly, Vet Assistant

I pride myself in making sure all patients are taken care. of to the best. of my ability. Helping clients feel comfortable leaving their pets with us is what I enjoy doing most at Dyers. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family, taking care of my fur babies, sleeping and camping.

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Tina, Receptionist

Hi! I’m Tina and I’ve been with Dyer County Animal Hospital for 18 years now. I pride myself on giving the best quality care that I can to our clients and patients. In my free time, I enjoy singing.

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Cynthia, Lab Technician

Hi! I’m Cynthia and I pride myself in the comfort and health of the patients I care for. I strive to ensure they receive the love and attention I would give my own pets. In my free time I enjoy riding horses and dirtbikes, spending time with my kids and tending to my animals and farm.

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Haylee, Receptionist
Hi! I’m Haylee and I’m been a receptionist at Dyer County Animal Hospital for 2 years now. My favorite part about my job is seeing people happy when their animals are taken care of by our staff. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends as well as my furr babies.
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Taylor, Receptionist
Hello! I’ve been working at Dyers since March of 2021. Seeing how happy & excited owners get when their animals get taken care of is my favorite part of the job. I enjoy seeing how much pride they take in their animals. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family.
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Chelsea, Lab Technician

I love caring for animals because they don’t have a voice and I love being that voice for them and being able to take care of them. Being around animals at the clinic brightens my day everytime I work. In my free time, I love spending time with my children and family, watching horror movies and relaxing at home. 

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Ella, Lab Technician

I pride myself in doing whatever I can to make the patient and owner feel comfortable. Also being able to give them a good experience from start to finish. In my free time I like working with my dogs and going hunting when I have the chance. 

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Leslie, Lab Technician

My goal as a veterinarian technician at Dyer County Animal Hospital is to make the patient feel safe. & loved. I don’t like for them to feel alone. My favorite thing to do at work is cleaning and organizing. In my free time I enjoy working on my yard. 

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Lauren, Vet Technician

My favorite part of my job is educating the clients and improving patient’s quality of life. In my free time I enjoy playing ball with my Golden, shopping and cheering on the Bulldawgs!

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Teri, Practice Manager

Hi! I’m Terri and I’m the practice manager at Dyer County Animal Hospital. I’ve been working here for 24 years and love seeing our clients comfortable enough to trust us with taking care of their fur babies. I continue to give compassion and love to each pet I see at our hospital. In my free time I like to spend time with family and my pets as well as shop and clean.