Our Support Staff

Veterinary Assistant/Surgical Assistant

Laura has been a team member at Cope Creek Animal Hospital since 2015. She has grown up around all types of animals including reptiles, dogs and even the Big Cats. She enjoys blacksmithing in her free time and spending time with her french bulldog, Leo and her children.

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Tammi Dinges

Veterinary Assistant

Tammi graduated from Penn State Univ in 1997 and moved to Sylva in 2000 where she began her journey doing what she loves, working with animals. She continued learning about working in veterinary medicine in Waynesville, NC. In 2011, she returned to Cope Creek. She continues to enjoy enhancing the "human/animal bond" and improving the quality of life for people and their pets.

AllisON mUTH

Surgical Assistant

Allison has been a part of the Cope Creek Animal Hospital family since 2002. Prior to joining, she had worked with large cats at a rescue facility for 3 years. Her career in veterinary medicine has encompassed 37 years of experience and counting.   

tori o'neill

Receptionist

Tori grew up locally in Sylva. She majored in wildlife rehabilitation at Lees-McRae College. She has worked with native wildlife for 4 years. She enjoys spending time hiking with her dog River and working on the family farm.  

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JENNA VINSON EDWARDS

Receptionist

Robin Harrell

Receptionist 

Robin is a familiar smiling face and kind heart who has been a receptionist at Cope Creek Animal Hospital for many years.  In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and her menagerie of pets.

LAURA LARIOS

Veterinary Assistant/Surgical Assistant

Laura has been a team member at Cope Creek Animal Hospital since 2015. She has grown up around all types of animals including reptiles, dogs and even the Big Cats. She enjoys blacksmithing in her free time and spending time with her french bulldog, Leo and her children.

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Tammi Dinges

Veterinary Assistant

Tammi graduated from Penn State Univ in 1997 and moved to Sylva in 2000 where she began her journey doing what she loves, working with animals. She continued learning about working in veterinary medicine in Waynesville, NC. In 2011, she returned to Cope Creek. She continues to enjoy enhancing the "human/animal bond" and improving the quality of life for people and their pets. Tammi is the proud owner of two rambunctious black Labs.

Robyn Winter

Receptionist

Robyn grew up in the mountains of western NC and started rescuing animals at a young age. She spent several years caring for horses, goats, and chickens. She spent 6 years in Raleigh working with a local rescue group as well as working in rescue locally. She is the proud mommy of two fur babies and two human babies.

Robyn Winter

Receptionist

AllisON mUTH

Surgical Assistant

Allison has been a part of the Cope Creek Animal Hospital family since 2002. Prior to joining, she had worked with large cats at a rescue facility for 3 years. Her career in veterinary medicine has encompassed 37 years of experience and counting.   

Rose Arnold

Veterinary Assistant

Rose is currently attending undergraduate studies at Western Carolina University majoring in Pre-Professional Integrated Health Sciences and minoring in Environmental Health with hopes of vet school in her future! She loves all animals big and small, but her heart is especially for dog and best friend, Kiona. 

Maya Johnson 

Veterinary Assistant

Jami Nethercutt 

Veterinary Assistant

Bri norman

Veterinary Assistant

Brittany Nicholson

Veterinary Assistant