Meet Our Team

We’re one big family!

APPOINTMENT

We’re solely dedicated to your pet’s health.

Led by Dr. John T. Johnston, we’re here to provide ongoing wellness care to your pet. We hope you’ll trust us as a resource for your family for all stages of your pet’s life. Scroll down and get to know us!

Dr. John T. Johnston

Dr. John T. Johnston

Owner / Veterinarian

Dr. Johnston grew up in Lawrenceburg, Tennesse, and he is a 1972 graduate of Lawrence County High School. He attended The University of Tennessee at Martin receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in animal science in 1976. He met his wife, Bonnie Brooks, of Springfield, Tennessee, while in undergraduate school. They married in 1974 and have two daughters.

Ms. Bonnie

Ms. Bonnie

Bookkeeper and Employee Relations

What can I say? I am blessed! I wanted to be a veterinarian but ended up in home economics in college. While attending UT Martin, I met and married John Johnston in 1974. He received his DVM in 1980 from The University of Tennessee at Knoxville College of Veterinary Medicine. We moved to Springfield, the town I grew up in, bought this practice, and have been here for 40 years. We have two daughters, two son-in-laws, and four wonderful granddaughters! God has blessed us with wonderful people to work with and serve! Yes, I am blessed and so very thankful! 

Dr. Daniel L. Hitch

Dr. Daniel L. Hitch

Veterinarian

Dr. Hitch (“Dr. Dan”) grew up in Westmoreland, Kansas. He graduated from Westmoreland High School in 1973 and attended Kansas State University. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in animal science in 1978. Dr. Dan practiced in Waihale Valley, Hawaii for five years. He and his wife, Mona, moved to Springfield, Tennessee in 1985 and joined our practice.

Dr. Georgia Parsons Quiles

Dr. Georgia Parsons Quiles

Veterinarian

Dr. Georgia Parsons Quiles was born and raised in Nashville, TN. She received her Bachelor of Science in biology and Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from The University of Tennessee. Her interests in practice include internal medicine, anesthesiology, and dermatology. She lives in Springfield with her Army veteran husband, five perfect pups, and a very tolerant cat.

Dr. Josh Mixon

Dr. Josh Mixon

Veterinarian

Dr. Mixon was born and raised in Hendersonville and graduated high school from Montgomery Bell Academy in Nashville. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in biology from Sewanee: The University of the South and obtained his veterinary degree from The University of Tennessee in Knoxville. After graduation, Dr. Mixon practiced in the thoroughbred racehorse industry in Lexington, KY prior to moving back home to Tennessee. He joined Robertson County Animal Clinic in July 2019. He lives on a farm in Greenbrier with a bunch of dogs, a house full of chickens, and a yard full of hogs.

Dr. Tyler

Dr. Tyler

Veterinarian

Dr. Tyler was born in Bowling Green, Kentucky and raised on a family farm in Adairville, Kentucky. He attended Western Kentucky University, earning a Bachelor of Science in agriculture in 2010, and his DVM from Auburn University in 2017. Dr. Tyler has been working as an associate veterinarian in Middle Tennessee since graduation. His professional interests include small animal internal medicine and surgery. His beautiful wife, Katie, is also a veterinarian. He also has a son, Jackson, and a Blue Heeler named Diesel. His hobbies include hunting, fishing, riding four wheelers, spending time with family on the farm, and enjoying the great outdoors. 

Dr. Lee Raines

Dr. Lee Raines

Veterinarian

Dr. Lee Raines graduated from Alamo High School in Tennessee in 1977. He went on to attend Union University, then received his doctorate from The University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine in 1985. He and his wife have three sons and two grandchildren. Dr. Raines joined our team in January 2018. His hobbies include hunting and taking care of his grandkids. When you come to visit our clinic, you will either find him in surgery or on the floor visiting with your pets!

Dr. Katie Simon

Dr. Katie Simon

Veterinarian

Dr. Katie Simon was born and raised in Florence, Alabama. She received her doctorate at Mississippi State University in 2018. After graduation, she spent some time working at a zoo, and a mixed animal/ emergency clinic. She joined Robertson County Animal Clinic in October 2020. She enjoys fishing, hiking, gardening, and traveling to see her family and friends.

Meet our amazing team!

Jennifer Knap

Practice Manager
Jennifer's Bio

Jennifer is our practice manager and has been with us since 2017. She earned her bachelor’s degree in healthcare administration in 2012. Jennifer has worked in veterinary medicine for over 20 years. She grew up in Cross Plains, where she currently lives with her son, Patrick. She currently has a dog and two cats. In her free time, she loves to cook, read, and enjoy time with friends and family. 

Christinea

Lead Kennel Technician
Christinea's Bio
Christinea joined the RCAC team as a kennel technician in May 2010. She is currently one of the front desk receptionists but has assisted in the hospital area as well. Christinea is married to her high school sweetheart, and they have two children. Her family also includes five dogs, two cats, one snake, one miniature donkey, a pig, a pigeon, a pheasant, and a turkey, as well as some goats, chickens, and rabbits. In her spare time, Christinea enjoys hanging out with friends and family and attending school sporting events with her children. 

Savannah

Veterinary Assistant
Savannah's Bio

Savannah joined the RCAC team as a Veterinary Assistant in September of 2020. She lives with five dogs, including a crazy Australian Shepherd named Sadie. Savannah also rescued a sweet three-legged kitty named Dalton. In her spare time, she enjoys barrel racing and spending time with family.

April

Lead Veterinary Assistant
April's Bio

April joined RCAC as a kennel technician in August 2002 and has worked her way up to lead veterinary assistant. She is married and has three children. Her and her family care for four cats and two dogs—a pit bull named Allie and a black Labrador named Stoeger. You can follow Stoeger on Instagram at Sir_Frederick_Stoeger!

Lauren

Veterinary Assistant
Lauren's Bio

Lauren joined the RCAC team as a veterinary assistant in June 2020. She lives with two spunky “mutt” dogs, Remy and Maggie. Lauren’s future plans include pursuing a degree in veterinary medicine. In her spare time, Lauren enjoys fishing, kayaking, and college football. 

Shelby

Veterinary Assistant
Shelby's Bio

Shelby started her journey with RCAC in July 2020 as a veterinary assistant. She has always had a love for all creatures and medicine. In 2011, she competed with HOSA in the veterinary assisting category and was awarded second place in the state! She earned her bachelor’s degree in biology from the The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in 2016. She has studied abroad in Tanzania, where she learned wildlife management and conservation. She is married and has a rescue dog, two senior cats, and two tiger salamanders. 

Jenn

Veterinary Assistant

Jenn's Bio

Jenn has been at RCAC since October 2020, when her husband got stationed at Ft. Campbell. She recently graduated from Pima with an Associate in Veterinary Technology and is currently pursuing her license. They have 3 dogs named Sam, Freddy, and Blu, as well as a baby girl named Emma. Jenn has always had a passion for animals since she was a kid but her path took a different turn and she enlisted in the US Navy where she served from 2010-2014. She did a contract for the Army where she had the honor to work with some amazing K9s from the MarineCorp. She has rediscovered her passion to work with animals and she loves coming to work. Jenn also speaks Spanish which is very helpful in many ways.

Rachel

Veterinary Assistant

Rachel's Bio
Rachel started her career in Veterinary medicine in 2015. She came to RCAC as a veterinary assistant in April 2018. She lives in Robertson County with her boyfriend of 6 years and their daughter, Eleanor Mae, who was born in May 2020. She has 7 dogs and some chickens. She loves to spend her free time with her family and loving on her babies. She is a Doberman lover!
Makayla

Makayla

Veterinary Assistant

Makayla's Bio

Makayla was born in Memphis and spent her adolescent years there. She joined RCAC in April 2020. She moved back to Tennessee from Texas 2 years ago. She is currently in school to be a Licensed Veterinary Technician at VSCC, in hopes to further her career and education to become a Veterinarian. She has two dogs, Laila and Coco. She also has two rabbits, Juice and Spanky. She spends her free time bonding with family and binge-watching science-fiction shows and movies.

Holley

Veterinary Assistant

Holley's Bio

Holley joined the RCAC team as a Veterinary Assistant in March of 2021. She received her B.S. in Science from Austin Peay State University in 2018. Holley lives with four dogs — Brown Sugar (a Feist), Graham (a Dachshund/Yorkie mix), Shiloh (a Beagle), and Sparky (a Jack Russell Terrier mix). She also cares for three bottle-fed calves — Cardi, Ginger, and McFlurry. In her spare time, Holley enjoys fishing, hunting, and spending time with family and friends.

Sam

Veterinary Technician

Sam's Bio

Samantha was born and raised in Reno, Nevada. She grew up with a variety of animals, participated in 4-H, and took part in dog shows as an exhibitor and volunteer. At a young age she knew she wanted to work in the veterinary field. After receiving her Associates degree at Truckee Meadows Community College in 2010 she received her veterinary technician license and spent her first 3 years in a small animal private practice. Samantha then went on to shelter medicine for the past 7 years. She recently relocated to Tennessee due to the military in her family.

Diane

Kennel Technician
Diane's Bio

Diane joined the RCAC team as a kennel technician in May 2020. She lives with two Boston Terriers, Bubba and Pebbles, and one Maltese, Lucy. Diane has previously worked with animals in boarding and daycare facilities. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her fur babies, as well as hanging out with friends and family. 

Selena

Kennel Technician
Selena's Bio

Selena joined the RCAC team as a kennel technician in August 2020. She lives with two kitties, Paco and Mario. In her spare time, Selena enjoys spending time with her kids and family and playing with her kitties. 

Tabitha

Kennel Technician

Tabitha's Bio

Tabitha joined RCAC in 2021. She and her husband, Shawn, have been together since 2011. They have 5 wonderful dogs, Lucy is a lab/pit mix, Diesel is a pitbull, Dice is a Min Pin/Chihuahua, Razor is a Wired-Hair Jack Russell, Sadie is a lab/red heeler/pit mix. In her free time, She loves being outdoors and spending time with her fur babies, and most of all, spending time with family and friends.

Jenna

Pet Groomer
Jenna's Bio
Jenna has worked for RCAC for the better part of 25 years and has been grooming for 18 years. She really enjoys the relationship she has with her clients and being able to make their pets beautiful. She has lived in Robertson County practically her whole life. She is married and has an amazing daughter. Her fur babies include one dog, two cats, two horses, and six chickens. In her spare time, she enjoys reading and being outdoors. 

Maggie

Pet Groomer

Maggie's Bio
Maggie has started working at RCAC as a groomer in May 2021. Originally from Illinois, she has been grooming for over 11 years, attending grooming shows, built long-lasting relationships with clients, and owned her own grooming salon for over three years. After moving around on the east coast, Maggie lives in the area with her spoiled pug and puggle, Gizmo and Tucker. Currently working on her Bachelors in Science in Business and Administration with SIU, any spare time is filled with friends, sports, traveling, cooking, and outdoors.

Nicole

Pet Groomer
Nicole's Bio
Nicole has been with RCAC since 1998. She started grooming just a couple of years after starting with us. She is married to Barry Jones of Cross Plains. They have two boys, Braden and Knox. In her free time, she helps on the family farm that produces tobacco, hay, and straw. She loves God and her family.

Erin

Lead Receptionist
Erin's Bio
Erin has worked at our clinic since September 3, 2014 and is currently our lead receptionist. She has been married to her husband, Alex, since October 2012. Together, they have two adorable heelers, Bella and Brody. They also have five black-headed dorper sheep and one cat. Erin enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoys reading, baking, going to football games, and dirt bikes.

Morgan

Kennel Assistant
Morgan's Bio
Morgan joined RCAC in June 2021. She is 16 years old and attends South Haven Christian School. She lives in the White House with her parents and two sisters. Morgan has always loved animals and is interested in a career in the veterinary field after high school.
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Linda

Receptionist
Linda's Bio

Linda joined the RCAC team as a receptionist in March 2020. Originally from Chicago, she moved to Robertson County in 2017. Linda lives with Nero, a feral cat rescued from the streets of Chicago, and Lady and Little Bit,  mother and daughter dogs rescued from a barn. In her spare time, she enjoys keeping in touch with her six siblings, taking walks with her dogs, watching movies and documentaries, listening to jazz, trying new restaurants, and taking photos for Instagram.

Millie

Receptionist
Millie's Bio
Millie was born in Puerto Rico but moved to Clarksville in 1979 then to Pleasant View in 2018. She graduated from Miller Motte College with a degree in Microcomputers. Millie joined RCAC in February 2021. She has 2 children and a grandbaby. Millie loves to bake (and we love everything she makes!), she enjoys road trips, mystery movies, and going shopping with her grandbaby. She has 2 cats, Coco and Cleo.

Turbo

Resident Cat

Turbo's Bio

Turbo joined RCAC as a resident cat in 2011 when he was just six weeks old. He was brought in by a thoughtful client who knew the clinic was looking for a resident cat. Turbo spends his days hanging out in the Groom Room, keeping an eye on the groomers to make sure they do a great job! His other favorite activities are sleeping and hanging out with his cat pal, Diesel. 

Diesel

Resident Cat
Diesel's Bio

Diesel joined the RCAC team as a resident cat in 2011. He was around seven weeks old and was found wandering around a parking lot. Diesel needed a home and we needed another resident cat—it was a perfect match! Diesel spends his days sleeping in sunny windows, hanging out with his cat-pal, Turbo, and generally causing trouble around the clinic.