Meet the Team

Meet the Team


Dr. Burton</br> Veterinarian photo

Dr. Burton

Dr. Burton grew up on a farm in Travelers Rest, SC and gained much experience there working with his grandfather. It was through these early years on the farm that Dr. Burton knew he wanted to become a veterinarian. After undergraduate studies at the University of Georgia, Dr. Burton continued at the UGA veterinary school.

Upon graduation in1995, he returned to the upstate to practice. Through the years he has gained a special interest in soft tissue surgery and internal medicine. He and his wife Tracie have four handsome boys, a boxer mix they adore, birds, and will be adding more animals to the mix.

Dr. Manley</br> Veterinarian photo

Dr. Manley

Dr. Manley grew up in Anderson, South Carolina. She received her undergraduate degree in Animal & Veterinary Sciences from Clemson University in 2013. In May 2017, she graduated from the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine with a focus in small animal practice.

Dr. Manley grew up on a small farm with horses, dogs, and cats. Her passions in veterinary medicine include dermatology, ophthalmology, dentistry, and surgery. She also highly values communicating with clients to be sure they have a good understanding of their pets’ needs.

In Dr. Manley’s free time, she enjoys hiking, reading, and bowling. She loves her 2 dogs and takes them with her whenever she can.


Jeska</br> Licensed Veterinary Technician, </br>Practice Manager photo

Licensed Veterinary Technician,
Practice Manager

Jeska joined PAH in 2007 while being in the Veterinary Technology program at Tri-County Technical College. She has always had a passion for animals. She has worked in most areas of our hospital, but her favorite is assisting with surgeries. In 2016 our hospital began to grow and she became our Practice Manger but she still assists with surgeries, exam visits, and hospitalized patients. She is married with a son, 3 dogs, 2 cats, and 3 goats. She enjoys kayaking, fishing, hiking, spending time with family, and sewing.

Rebecca</br> Surgical Assistant photo

Surgical Assistant

Rebecca joined PAH in 2007 as a Kennel Technician. She currently is our Surgical Assistant and helps with all of our surgeries. She is married with 2 girls and has 1 dog, 2 cats, and 6 checkens. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, watching her kids play sports, woodworking, and fishing.

Brittany</br> Veterinary Technician photo

Veterinary Technician

Brittany joined PAH in 2018. She is in the process of obtaining her Veterinary Technology degree. She has 2 dogs and 2 cats. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family, friends and fur babies along with traveling and being outdoors!

Kelsey</br> Veterinary Technician photo

Veterinary Technician

Kelsey joined PAH in 2018 after graduating from the Greenville Technical College Veterinary Assistant program. She has 3 dogs and one cat. She loves to paint, hike, and read books. 

Nick</br> Veterinary Technician photo

Veterinary Technician

Nick joined PAH in 2016. He has always had a passion for animals and their welfare. He worked at Petsmart for 5 years, 2 of which he was a manager, before joining PAH. He has a total of 11 animals. He enjoys hiking, snowboarding, yoga, film making, gardening, and soccer.

Kristen</br> Kennel Technician photo

Kennel Technician

Kristen joined PAH in 2018. She has always loved animals and wanted to work with them. She graduated from Greenville Technical College in 2013 with a certificate in Animal Studies. She has 2 dogs and in her spare time loves to travel, kayak, watch movies, and spend time with friends and family. 

Mandy</br> Veterinary Technician photo

Veterinary Technician

Mandy is a licensed vet tech and has been with Pickens Animal Hospital since May of 2019. She received her associate's degree at Tricounty Technical College and her bachelor's at Murray State. She loves meeting new people, helping animals, her 3 dogs, 1 cat, husband and son. She enjoys fishing, reading, and spending time with her friends.

Robin</br> Lab Technician photo

Lab Technician

Robin is a Lab Tech and has been with Pickens since July 2001. She loves animals and loves taking care of her 4 dogs and 8 cats. She is married with 2 children, and has 3 grandchildren

Michelle</br> Kennel Technician photo

Kennel Technician

Michelle Crowe is a kennel tech and has been with Pickens Animal Hospital since August of 2017. Michelle has been married to her wonderful husband Kenny for over 16 years and has two children, Kent and Allie. She has 3 dogs and 2 cats. Michelle is very compassionate with each animal that comes through our clinic and cares for them as if they were her own. In her spare time, she loves to watch her son play baseball and attending band and robotic events with her daughter. Michelle's entire family loves to cheer on the Carolina Gamecocks and the Atlanta Braves!

Hospital Staff

June</br> Administrative Assistant photo

Administrative Assistant

June is our administrative assistant and has been with Pickens Animal Hospital since June 2011. Before that she worked in the accounting field with a CPA for 25 years. June loves animals and has 3 dogs and 1 turtle. She is married, has a wonderful daughter and son-in-law, and grandson. She loves working outside but loves playing with her grandson even more.  

Norma </br>Receptionist photo


Norma joined PAH in 1999 as a receptionist. She left in 2006 and came back in 2010. She enjoys reading, crocheting, and has one dog named Benny - Schnoodle. 

Kaylee</br> Receptionist photo


Kaylee came to PAH in 2016 as a Receptionist. In her spare time, she loves to go to the lake, hang out with friends, color, and watch movies all while loving on her dog, Jasper.

Joni </br>Receptionist photo


Joni joined PAH in 2011. Joni has been in the animal care profession for many years. She is married with 2 kids, 6 dogs, 1 black cats, and a bearded dragon. In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, rescuing and wildlife rehab.

Deana</br> Receptionist photo


Deana began her adventure at PAH in 2002. She currently has 2 horses, 1 dog, and 1 rabbit, but that is subject to change at any given moment being employed here. Her favorite part of each day is meeting all the sweet fur babies and their human parents. One of the most well known facts at PAH about her is that she is always cold! She was designed solely for the summer season and it never lasts long enough.

Pickens Animal Hosptial

2555 Gentry Memorial Hwy,
Pickens, SC 29671

For general information, questions, appointment requests, reach us at:
Phone: (864) 878-3044
Fax: (864) 878-1940

IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY when the office is closed, contact:
Upstate Vet Emergency + Specialty Care
393 Woods Lake Road
Greenville, SC 29607
(864) 233-7650


Open 1 Saturday a month,
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Monday 8:00am - 5:00pm

Tuesday 8:00am - 5:00pm

Wednesday 8:00am - 5:00pm

Thursday 8:00am - 5:00pm

Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm

Saturday Closed

Sunday Closed

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