Lake Cumberland

Animal Hospital

Melinda, RVT

Melinda joined Lake Cumberland Animal Hospital in October 2020. She and her husband, Steve, were born and raised in San Francisco.  In 1988 she moved to Nevada County, California, and then in October 2020 she relocated here to Somerset.

Melinda has been a registered veterinary technician since 1981 and for the 3 years prior to joining LCAH she worked as a relief veterinary technician in Grass Valley, California.

At LCAH she enjoys working as a team member with her doctors and fellow staff members promoting high quality veterinary care for her patients, and educating her clients. 

In her spare time Melinda enjoys riding motorcycles and traveling in her RV with her husband and fur babies, as well as cooking, gardening, and archery. 


Mindy joined the staff at Lake Cumberland Animal Hospital in July, 2016 and was promoted to office manager in 2021. She lives with her husband and many pets, including geese and dogs.  Prior to joining LCAH, s
he worked at a practice near Danville for over 10 years and was a licensed wildlife rehabilitator in the past.
She is originally from the Netherlands and speaks up to 5 languages. She moved to the states almost 30 years ago and considers this her home. â€‹    

Lynsey joined the staff at Lake Cumberland Animal Hospital in September of 2011 while she was still a high school student at Southwestern.  During her time there she volunteered with the raptor rehabilitation center where she helped treat and rehabilitate injured raptors, such as eagles and owls and hawks.  After graduation she attended Kentucky State University for a couple of years before transferring to Somerset Community College.  She has several dogs but her primary companion is Sophie, who is a certified therapy dog and a member of the Love on a Leash program.  While Lynsey started working in our kennels, she is also trained to assist up front in reception as well as assisting the doctors during exams.  You may see her in any part of our hospital.  




Ashley joined the staff here at Lake Cumberland Animal Hospital in April of 2020 after she moved back home to Somerset.  She attended Morehead State University for a short time before transferring to Penn Foster College where she is continuing her education to be a certified Veterinary Technician.  Ashley works in the kennels, helps cover reception, and at times you'll also see her helping the doctors in the exam rooms.  She grew up on a farm and has always had a parrions for working with animals. Her pet family includes 2 dogs, 2 cats, and a few chickens.   

Mindy Rice
Lynsey Stevens
​We Care ~ Pet Care


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