Meet the Dedicated Team of Arcadia Veterinary Hospital
Arcadia Veterinary Hospital in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, is a full-service veterinary hospital established on March 1st, 2000 by Laura Kaylor, DVM. We offer complete veterinary services in-house for all types of animals including dogs, cats, horses, birds, reptiles and other "exotics" and “pocket pets.” We service Winston-Salem, Clemmons, Lexington and surrounding areas. Our trained team of pet care providers is dedicated to the health and well-being of your special pet and to providing friendly and responsive service for all of our clients. Beginning with puppy and kitten examinations and vaccinations, and continuing through to senior pet care, Arcadia Veterinary Hospital provides a broad spectrum of veterinary healthcare services to give your best friend the very best possible veterinary health care available.
We invite you to hover your cursor over and/or click the pictures below to meet the members of the Arcadia team.
Susan Perry Broadhurst has 20+ years of office experience. She's been the Practice Manager at Arcadia since 1999. "Interacting with our clients, many of whom have become good friends over the years, has been very rewarding for me." Susan breeds and competes Jack Russell Terriers and is a member of the 'Carolinas Jack Russell Terrier Club', 'Jack Russell Terrier Club of America & Great Britain' and the 'American Working Terrier Association'.
Dr. Smith has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 16-years. She has provided her services and experience as a Relief Veterinarian at Arcadia Veterinary Hospital since 2012. Dr. Smith holds a B.S. in Psychology, a B.S. in Biology and received a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine at the University of Tennessee. She is a member of the 'Forsyth County Veterinary Medical Association', 'North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association' and the 'American Veterinary Medical Association'.
Joan has been Arcadia's Receptionist for 19-years. "I enjoy greeting clients and their pets. I also enjoy working with our awesome staff. They're like family!" Joan's always loved working with animals and enjoys her Blue and Red Heelers 'Bella' and 'Dessa', her tortoiseshell cat, 'Littlebit' and several pygmy goats (who all have names) plus lots of chickens. "I just love working with my animals at home. My husband and I often take the heelers hiking on trails off the Blue Ridge Parkway."
It was interacting with her personal pets growing up that inspired Rae to pursue a career in Veterinary Technology. She received her RVT in 2003 and has been on staff at Arcadia for 16 years. "What I enjoy most about my work is interacting with my clients--both 2-legged and four-legged! I also enjoy acquiring and running samples for diagnostic testing." Rae is married with two wonderful children. She's also an avid 'MMO gamer'.
Kim has been with Arcadia since 2004. She has 16+ years experience (more if you count her childhood passion for animals!). "For me, caring for animals has always been a passion, to some extent. The nurturing, care-taking and wanting to make a difference is what inspired me to enter this field. We have a great team at AVH! We all strive for excellence with our patients and clients." Kim raises goats, has a dog, a cat and a horse and helps her husband raise Angus cattle on their farm.
Lauren (pictured with AVH mascot "Ava") has been a Kennel Assistant with Arcadia for 9+ years. “Working at Arcadia allows me to fulfill my passion for working with animals.” Lauren confesses that she “loves all kinds of animals” and enjoys being around and caring for them. "My coworkers are like family. My very first dog came from Arcadia. Her name is ‘Zoey’ and she was found abandoned at 4-months old on the side of the road. Zoey has been a real blessing in my life.”
Beverly started with AVH in June of 2015. She sees managing the kennel as an opportunity to work more closely with animals, a love she’s always had. An avid horse enthusiast with 14-years of experience, Beverly also enjoys giving riding lessons at Silverlin Farms and spending time with her two horses and two dogs. Beverly is currently a senior at NC A&T University. She has also owned a pet-sitting service for over four years, caring for both large & small animals.
Since childhood, a deep love and compassion for all creatures found Morgan caring for and rescuing animals. She’s been grooming for AVH since early 2018 and it’s a perfect fit for her. “I love working with these lovely ladies at AVH. It’s nice to fit in with people who love and care for animals as much as I do.” Morgan has two beautiful daughters, two dogs and two cats and also keeps freshwater tropical fish and reptiles. She also enjoys art, silversmithing and cars.
Destiny is our Kennel Technician & Assistant. She’s been with us since July, 2018. She’s always had a passion for animals. Her training in basic animal care & handling provide her with the skills she uses at AVH’s kennels. Destiny is an equestrian enthusiast & competitive saddleseat horseback rider. She’s also a member of the American Hackney Horse Society, American Saddlebred Assn. of the Carolinas, Southeastern Hackney Horse Assn., American Road Horse & Pony Assn. & the US Equestrian Fed, FFA.
Skylar is our capable Vet Assistant/Tech. She started with AVH in 2019. She’s had a passion for animals since young. “Helping them helps me. They bring me joy & happiness.” She trained at Carolina Coastal CC & spent many hours in wildlife rehab. Skylar enjoys gardening, playing fetch in the great outdoors & visiting wildlife sanctuaries. Pet sitting earns her money for family beach vacations & hunting shark’s teeth! Love Pit Bulls? You’ll find Skylar good company. “Pit Bulls are my HEART!”
With us since 2019, Haley has been involved with animals her whole life. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science at NC State where she’s also a member of the Animal Science and Pre-Vet Clubs. ”I love working with animals of all types. At AVH, I learn more about veterinary medicine and get hands-on experience.” Haley enjoys trail riding, horse competitions, showing American Saddlebreds, pet sitting and helping her dad at their small beef cattle farm. She has 3 horses, 2 dogs and a cat!