Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team!

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Crab Orchard Veterinary Clinic, Inc. We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!

Please call us at 276-988-8080 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!

Veterinarians and Management

Anne M. Yearians

President/CEO, Veterinarian

Lois Wallace-Ingram

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Lois is a native of Franklin County, Virginia. She received her bachelor’s degree in Animal and Poultry Sciences in 2007. Dr. Lois then graduated from the Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 2010, and has since worked for Crab Orchard Veterinary Services. She has been married to her husband Daniel since 2010, and they have a spoiled rotten little girl named Hadley. Outside of work, she enjoys hiking, running, spending time with her friends and family, and volunteering for different church activities. Dr. Lois has several furry family members that are familiar faces around the office: a Maltese mix named Lucy, a German Shepherd mix named Sam, a big black cat named Gabriel, and a big orange cat named Tobit.

Dr. Kaitlyn Cook

Associate Veterinarian

Hello! My name is Dr. Kaitlyn Cook and I graduated from Lincoln Memorial University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2021. I am originally from Pulaski, Virginia. I have two spoiled hound dogs named Indy and Homer, a horse named Passhahnn, several chickens, a tarantula, and a leopard gecko. In my free time, I enjoy reading thriller novels, collecting houseplants, binge-watching shows with my husband, and spending time with family.

Amie Kausch

Office Manager

Amie started with Crab Orchard Veterinary Services in 2010 as a Veterinary Assistant. She has been the Office Manager since 2012. She is a native of Tazewell County and has worked in the Veterinary field since she was 19 years old. Amie has been married to her husband, Aaron, since 1998 and they have two children, Connor and Lauren. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, and playing with her fur babies. Amie has an Australian Shepherd Mix named Amos, and 2 English Bulldogs named Lula and Maebelle, Mini Lamancha goats and lots of chickens!

Anna Irvin

Asst. Office Manager

Anna has been with us since 2013! She is originally from Advance North Carolina but relocated to Tazewell when her and her husband Matt got married. They have two dogs Stella an English Bulldog, Midge a Shih-Tzu, and a big black cat named Stewie! Anna enjoys spending time with her husband and family outside of work, she also enjoys cooking and crafting!

Amanda Salyer

Assistant Office Manager

Amanda is one of our Assistant Managers. She started at our office in March of 2018. Her and her husband have 9 dogs and a parrot! In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her pets and riding ATV’S!

Veterinary Assistants

Cindy Puckett

Veterinary Assistant

Cindy Puckett started working at Crab Orchard Veterinary Services in 2017. She initially worked as a Kennel Assistant and is now a Vet Assistant. She is a native of Tazewell County. She is the mother of 3 boys, Tommy, Jacob, and Eli and has been married to her husband, Joey, since 1997. Her pets consist of 4 dogs, fainting goats, a pet pig and a Mini Donkey. In her spare time, she loves to watch her kids play sports, spend time with her critters, travel, and have a good laugh!

Steven Whitehead

Veterinary Assistant

My name is Steven Whitehead I started working at Crab Orchard Veterinary Service in 2009, I work as a veterinary assistant. I have two cats at home, Raz and Rocket, they are four years old and were adopted from a litter that was dropped off to a friend of mine. I enjoy working on computers in my spare time, and playing pc games with frineds.

Morgan Stilwell

Veterinary Assistant

Morgan started working as a kennel assistant in June 2017, she has 3 dogs Bo, Rascal, and Tucker! She also has a horse named Saver. Morgans favorite part about her job is getting to work with all the different types of dogs! In her free time she likes to spend time outdoors hunting, barrel racing,trail riding and spending time on the farm!

Amanda Horton

Veterinary Assistant

Amanda Horton started working at Crab Orchard in January 2014, I worked 2 years in the kennels and now a vet tech. In my free time I love spending time with my 2 boxers and other critters.

Tori Short

Veterinary Assistant

Victoria is from Raven, VA and grew up on a family farm. She currently studies Fine Arts and Psychology at Southwest Community College. She has a passion for animals of all types and loves drawing pet portraits. She currently has 17 animals that range from her two dogs Murphy and Smokey to her cats, goats, giant rabbits, horse and donkey.

Ashley Saunders

Veterinary Assistant

TJ Kitts

Veterinary Assistant
My name is TJ. I graduated from UVA where I played football and majored in chemistry. I am currently working on going to vet school. I have one dog named Hopper! In my free time I like to fish and hunt.


Missy Boardwine


Missy has worked at Crab Orchard since 2015, she started off in the
boarding facilities and is now a full time receptionist. She has been
happily married for 33 years, has 2 daughters and 2 grandsons who are the
ages 2 and 4. She enjoys spending time with her family especially watching
her youngest daughter play softball and volley ball.

Shaena Ray


Shaena started at Crab Orchard Veterinary Services in 2020 as a Receptionist. Shaena loves animals and has many of her own. She is happily married to her husband Brent and they have a daughter named Remi together. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and riding horses.

Tanner Hieatt


Izzy Gilbert

Izzy Gilbert is a graduate of 2020 from Richlands High School. She is currently a multi-major at Southwest Virginia Community College studying Pre-Veterinary Medicine, Recreational Leadership, and Agribusiness. Upon graduation, she looks to continue her studies in the animal health industry. In her free time she enjoys hunting, fishing, and spending time in the outdoors with her family, including her chocolate lab Chestnut.

Kennel Assistants and Team Members

Crystal Green

Kennel Assistant

Crystal started working for Crab Orchard in April of 2018! She is a Mom of three kids, four chihuahuas, and two cats! She has always loved working with animals and enjoys taking care of your fur babies while you are away!

Bethany McDonald

Kennel Assistant

Bethany is a local girl who graduated from Tazewell High School in 2018. She is currently enrolled at Southwest Virginia Community College majoring in Science:Pre Med and General Studies with plans to go to into the Veterinary field! Bethany has two dogs Soldierboy and Bandit and many cats! In her free time she enjoys listening to music, watching Netflix, drawing, and gardening.

Taylor Bailey

Kennel Assistant

Taylor works in our boarding facility, she does an amazing job taking care of your furry family member while you are away! In her free time she enjoys hanging out with her fiancé, her dog Belle, and her ferret Rocket! Taylor is working on going to school for grooming animals at Animal Behavior College.

Larry Nipper

Team Member

Lisa Hess

Team Member
Lisa has been with Crab Orchard since Spring of 2021! She works in our boarding department and enjoys taking care of all the animals while their families are away. In her spare time Lisa likes to spend time on her farm which is full of all kinds of rescue animals. She is also very active and passionate about rescuing and working with TNR of feral cats.

Yvonne McGuire

Team Member

Yvonne has been with Crab Orchard Veterinary Hospital since 2014! She is a valued team member who keeps our office clean and safe! Yvonne’s dog Buddy comes to work with her everyday and passes out biscuits to all of the employee dogs! In her spare time she loves working with all animals especially in the training department and she is a talented gardener!