Denise Sturgill

Denise Sturgill graduated from Blue Ridge Community College in 1992 as a veterinary technician. She has been working with Bon Air Animal Hospital for over 20 years. She is married to Tim Sturgill, and has two children, Katarina and Wyatt. Denise has two toy poodles, Jetta and Rivers, two cats, Elvis and Spooky, and an African Grey parrot named Peanut.

Laurie Skinner

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Laurie Skinner has been in the veterinary field since 1997. She graduated from San Juan College with a degree in veterinary technology. She has worked in various positions in the field including kennel attendant, receptionist, veterinary technician assistant, surgical technician, to supervisor and manager, just to name a few. Laurie has a special interest in animal dentistry, surgery, and rehabilitation. She also has a 30+ year background in dog behavior and training. She has trained dogs in obedience, dock diving, and currently competes in agility with her dogs as well as teaching. Laurie is married to Vernon and has two daughters, Chrystal and Courtney, and two grandchildren, Bradley and Gracie. Their home is filled with five dogs, a Yorkshire Terrier, Kylie, 2 Border Collies, Cheat and Steal, Missy a 20 year old Bassett Hound, and Tyce a long coat Chihuahua along with a Koi pond and numerous other animals that venture onto the farm.

Chelsie Decker


Chelsie Decker grew up in Elk County, Pennsylvania. She has always had a love for wildlife and all animals since she was a little girl. Chelsie was inspired by her dad, who worked with the Pennsylvania Game Commission, and decided she wanted to pursue a career working with animals herself. After graduating high school, she attended the Vet Tech Institute in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She graduated with her associate's degree in veterinary technology in 2007. She has more than 8 years experience working as a licensed veterinary technician and has been at Bon Air Animal Hospital since 2016. Her favorite things to do when she is not working are kayaking, going to car events with her longtime boyfriend, Justin, and loving on their dog, Talon and their cats, Ewok, Galileo, and Wicket.

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I work at an animal hospital down in Roanoke, and am in town for the weekend for my sisters baby shower. They worked me in on a Saturday morning, which I know is a busy day, and the visit was quick and easy. Dr. Haney was very kind, and gentle with pepper and got blood results in a quick manor. The front desk staff was kind, the tech was kind, the assistants were all kind, overall I had an awesome visit, being on the other side of the spectrum. Thank you everybody for helping my gal get back on her feet again.

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