Ted Horner &
Dr. Dana Horner
Dr Dana Horner and Dr. Ted Horner are co-founders of Orchard
Park Animal Hospital. They met while attending vet school
and married in 1997. They purchased Hoof and Paw Animal
Clinic located in Cross Plains in 1998 and relocated the
clinic to White House in 2007.
Dr. Dana grew up in Springfield, Tennessee and is a 1988
graduate of Springfield High School. She attended Tennessee
Tech University and received a B.S. in Animal Science.
In 1996 she graduated from the University Of Tennessee
College Of Veterinary Medicine receiving her DVM. She
enjoys golf, Titans and Volunteer football, and spending
time with family.
Dr. Ted grew up in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee and is a
1990 graduate of Waverly Central High School. He attended
the University of Tennessee at Martin for his undergraduate
studies and received his DVM from the University Of Tennessee
College Of Veterinary Medicine in 1997. Dr. Ted enjoys
reading, paintball, the outdoors, and spending time with
In May of 2004 they were blessed with a daughter Sydney
who runs the house and hospital. Sydney enjoys books,
cheetohs, batting her blue eyes at daddy, and dancing.
Dr. Brett C. Houlberg is a co-founder of Orchard Park Animal Hospital. Dr. Houlberg was born in Wisconsin and grew up in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. He has loved animals his whole life and declared that he wanted to be a veterinarian as early as 6th grade and proceeded to make that dream come true. He graduated from Oak Ridge High School in 1990 and graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a degree in zoology in 1993. During this time he worked as a veterinary technician.
After graduating from UW, Dr. Houlberg attended the University of Tennessee Veterinary School. Upon graduation in 1997, Dr. Houlberg worked in Johnson City, Tennessee for 1 ˝ years. In 1998, he moved to the Atlanta area where he practiced for 3 more years before finally settling in the Nashville area in the fall of 2001. He has worked in Hendersonville, as well as the Rivergate Pet Emergency Clinic.
Dr. Houlberg’s patients include small animals and exotics. His interests include internal medicine, soft tissue surgery, and geriatric care.
Dr. Houlberg married his wife Shelley in February 2007. They met while he was caring for her sick ferret, Phillipe, and have been inseparable ever since. Together they have 2 ferrets (Phillipe and Pierre), 3 cats (Persephone, Loki and Mama Kitty) and a boxer/chow mix named Maya. Brett and Shelley are expecting their first child (a boy) in March of 2009.
Dr. Houlberg is an avid football fan and cheers on the Vols, the Wisconsin Badgers and the Green Bay Packers. His other interests include paintball, camping, fishing, reading, movies, playing cards and spending time with friends and family. He looks forward to practicing for the rest of his career at Orchard Park Animal Hospital.
doctors of Orchard Park Animal Hospital we are blessed to
have the best staff anywhere. We pride ourselves on great
service and dedication to helping pets and parents get through
those exciting and difficult times."
Dr. Ted Horner, Dr. Dana Horner, and Dr. Brett
Emma was born and raised in Tennessee. I have worked in
veterinary medicine for 37 years, 29 years at Caudle Vet
Clinic in Nashville and the past 8 at Hoof and Paw Animal
Clinic. I’m married and have two children and two
grandchildren. I cannot imagine any other job that is
as fulfilling as helping people take care of their four
legged best friends.
I am Jen….better known as the “NEJ”.
I have been working as a veterinary assistant for 8 years,
33 years if you count my childhood. It is an ever changing
job bringing new challenges and rewards daily. I enjoy
working with pets and their families helping them through
the fun and difficult times. There is no other job that
I could imagine doing.
I have a four-legged daughter “Anna” and all
of my spare time is spent with my twin niece and nephew.
Family is the most important thing in life be it two-legged
or four-legged and I always carry this philosophy in my
Joyce has two daughters and two granddaughters.
I’ve worked as office manager of Hoof and Paw Animal
Clinic for eight years. My daughter, Dr. Dana, introduced
me to veterinary medicine when she was only “three
years old.” My experiences over the past eight years
have made all of the “hardships” of the child
with the long college life worth it.
I have worked at Hoof and Paw Animal Clinic for
8 years and have been working in this profession since
1990. I have a son and daughter who keep me busy and often
drive me crazy. My husband and I have been together for
16 years. We have a dog named “Madam Huzzy”,
five misfit cats “Kung Fu, Kabuki, Xena, Dora, and
Junior”, one naked rat “Wrinkles” and
a fish named Fish. I have raised a variety of woodland
creatures and birds over the years. As you can see my
love for animals is unending. My other passion is cooking
and my coworkers appreciate me mostly for chocolate chip
cheesecake and brownies. If ever a pet in need I am there…
just ask the folks at Chick-Fil-A.
My name is Jennifer but around here they call me Stevie. I have been working at Orchard Park since it opened in 2007. I love animals so this the perfect job for me. I was raised on a horse farm so my love for animals started early. I am married and living in Springfield. I enjoy getting to the lake every chance I can get.
I have been taking my pets to Hoof and Paw for as long
as I can remember and every visit there had made me want
to become a veterinarian. I’m a lover of all animals
except snakes and lizards! I’m a junior at East
Robertson High School and am a member of the golf team.
I have taken this job because I love to help animals and
also love to play with them.
Hello, my name is Cathy and I’m the pet
stylist here at Orchard Park Animal Hospital. I graduated
from Nash Academy of Animal Arts, a grooming school, in
1981. I was taught by instructors who have competed and
placed in grooming competitions both nationally and internationally.
Through the years I have kept up with the changing styles,
techniques and equipment through grooming clinic, competitions,
and trade shows. I have continued my education by choosing
to test to become certified with the National Dog Groomers
Association and by periodically returning to Nash Academy
to fine tune my skills and learn new ones. I love what
I do. I pay close attention to details that you may not
notice individually but put together as a whole give your
pet that extra special look.
On a personal note, I have been an animal lover since
day one, always bringing something home. I once pretended
that my neighbor was my grandfather to get a kitten from
the local pet shop, (Mom loved that one!) And as a teenager,
hid two kittens in my room for two weeks. At 15 years-old
I started working at a pet shop and it got worse from
I am now married to a wonderful, patient man and we have
3 sons, 4 dogs, 5 cats and 1 three foot iguana.
On the job I only groom a few pets daily to create a relaxed
atmosphere for all of us. I love to get to know your pets
and for them to get to know and trust me. I want your
pets to enjoy coming to Orchard Park for their baths and
sprucing up. Hope to see you soon!
Hello everyone, I’m Susie. Originally from Indianapolis, I love calling Tennessee home. I am really excited to be a member of the OPAH family. I am privileged to be working with such great clients and a caring and competent staff. I have been working in veterinary medicine for fifteen years. Animals are my life…my husband and I have five dogs, three horses and one cat. We are honored to share our home with them. I truly believe that all animals are God’s special gifts to us and we must provide a quality of life for them. I enjoy spending time with my husband, wildlife watching, photography, and horseback riding.
I was born and raised in Hendersonville. As a kid I always loved being around animals. Whenever anyone would ask me “What do you want to do when you grow up?” my answer would always say “a veterinarian”. I may not have become a vet but I still love working with animals. It truly has been a life long dream. My husband, daughter and I live in Cottontown, TN. Our daughter’s name is Cailin and she is 4 years old. She’s turning out to be just like mommy.
My name is Glenda Campbell and I’ve been involved with animals all my life. My husband and I have four children and one granddaughter who are all animal lovers. I have been extremely active in animal rescue since 2002, primarily rescuing Labrador Retrievers. I have been known to take in other breeds of dogs and even a few as cats. We even rescued a pot bellied pig name Rosalie. I have been a client at OPAH since 1998 but I’ve been the kennel manager since November 2009 and couldn’t ask for a more rewarding career.
My name is Jennifer Timmons. Around here they call me Timmy. I am the newest pet stylist at OPAH. I have been grooming for many years. I was trained and certified through the PetsMart Pet Stylist Academy in Atlanta Georgia. I moved to the White House area in March 2009, and it’s a wonderful place to call home. I married my amazing husband, Ricky, in 2006. In 2008 we had our first son, Jehu. He is an amazing little boy, and has definitely inherited his Mommy’s love for animals. He is obsessed with anything furry, and his first word was “dog”. I’m recently a new mom of two standard poodles, Huck, and Finn. They are added to my 5 year old golden, Ruby, and 3 year old dachshund, Ginger. I have loved animals for my entire life. I always wanted to have a career that involved animals. A good friend introduced me to grooming, and I never looked back. I absolutely love grooming. I’m one of the lucky few that can say that I have achieved my dream career. I’m very excited about the opportunity to groom at OPAH, and I’m truly looking forward to meeting all of you and your pets.