Meet our Staff
Olivia has been grooming for a decade, starting off in corporate and branching off into persuing her career with the NDGAA. During this time she started showing Standard Poodles, under the kennel name Lallybroch Kennels. She specializes in all breeds, in everything from handstripped Terriers to a complex Poodle cut.
Dr. Sharon Coleman
Dr Coleman graduated in the top 10% of her class from Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 1986. She has been working in the Roanoke Valley for over 25 years. She is a mother of two. She has a daughter Jennifer who is currently pursuing her degree in Law and a son Gus who works with us here in the office. Dr Coleman works hard running the business with her husband Hal. And though she is limited on free time, when she gets it she loves to go to her farm and ride her horses all day long, with her dogs Boudrax, Ellie and Lilah in tow. She also enjoys reading and going for long walks with her dogs after a long days work.
Ashley has been working in our office for years. She goes above and beyond to make every customer feel welcome and help them achieve their goals. In Ashley's spare time she loves to go glamping and she loves to shop! Aside from work, you can usually find Ashley with her dog Ruger and her husband Carter.
Melanie is our newest receptionist. She works hard daily to try and make every customers experience here aboslutely wonderful. She is a dedicated mother to her three children and loves to spend time with them. Her genuine feelings have truly helped her excel in this line of work and adding her to our team has been a wonderful addition.
Morgan is our newest addition to the NRVH family! She has completed her degree in Veterinary Assisting and continues to persue her career in this field. Morgan has 2 dogs, a blue tick mix named Gabbie and a Doberman pitbull cross named Bleu. Morgan loves to spend time with her family and do crafts. She loves to be outside and go hiking. We are very excited to have Morgan join our family and hope you love her as much as we do!
Kristen enjoys all activities outside! She loves camping, running and swimming. She loves to spend time with her family and her two Boston Terriers, Harvey and Nessie. She also enjoys playing her guitar. Driven by her passion for animals Kristen is excited to get ready to pursue school to become a Licensed Veterinary Technician. And we are thrilled she has joined our team here at NRVH. Her calm and gentle demeanor helps her excel when working with our animals.
Nichole has been here at NRVH for over 6 years now. She loves spending time with her daughter Jessika and her fiancé DJ. She loves her dogs Koopa the pitbull and Bowser the boxer mix. She lives for the outdoors and enjoys camping, backpacking and canoeing whenever she can regardless of weather. She loves exploring and has huge dreams of traveling to every country she can. She has always known she would find a career working with animals, which remains her deepest passion. She has worked with large and small animals and she is currently a student in the Veterinary Technician Program.