Mark Moore, DVM
Dr. Mark Moore is the sole owner of Seneca Animal Hospital. He grew up on a farm in a small town in Southeastern Kentucky where his family raised goats and operated a small logging and lumber business.READ MORE
He did his undergraduate studies at Morehead State University in Kentucky and received his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Auburn University in 1997. Dr. Moore opened SAH in 2001 and moved it to our current location in 2008. He has held five different positions on the executive board for the South Carolina Association of Veterinarians, including president, and is currently the alternate delegate for South Carolina to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). He also serves on the Advisory Committee to the Veterinary Technician Program at Tri-County Technical College (TCTC) and is Chairman of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) at TCTC. Dr. Moore is passionate about making sure SAH keeps up with latest diagnostics and treatments and making them available to our clients.
The Moore family has had a variety of animal family members over the years, including many cats, dogs, and a chameleon. When not busy with clinic, Dr. Moore enjoys catching frogs, toads, and lightening bugs with his two children, fishing and other outdoor activities, Crossfit, and, more recently, learning the art of longbow archery. He is an active member and teacher at the Seneca Church of Christ and participates in annual mission campaigns. The last several mission trips lead Dr. Moore to India and Panama. While in Panama, he led a veterinary team to instruct the cattle ranchers on vaccination, deworming and illness prevention protocols.
Morehead State University
Doctorate Veterinary Medicine
Shannon Majsztrik, DVM
Dr. Shannon Majsztrik (pronounced mice-trick) received her DVM in 2005 at the University of Georgia. She completed a one year small animal medicine and surgery internship in Washington, DC in 2006.READ MORE
Since then she has worked in small animal general practice and emergency medicine in Maryland until her recent move to South Carolina when her husband accepted a job at Clemson University. For over 20 years, Dr. Majsztrik has worked in the veterinary field. She has varied experience including emergency medicine and management of intensive care cases, surgical research with published works in the subjects of urinary incontinence and minimally invasive surgery, and general practice medicine. Her special interests include internal medicine, infectious diseases, ultrasound, pain management and wellness care.
Dr. Majsztrik resides in Anderson, SC with her husband, 3 children, 1 dog and 3 cats. Outside of veterinary medicine, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, scuba diving, swimming, exploring nature, reading and playing tennis. She is looking forward to meeting you and your canine and feline family members!
Doctorate Veterinary Medicine
University of Georgia
Paul Black, DVM
Dr. Paul Black was born in Morristown, NJ before moving to Rochester. NY at age 13. He attended Cornell University where he received his Bachelors in Agriculture & Life Sciences. He graduated from the College of Veterinary Medicine with his DVM in 1982. Dr. Black held the position of President & CEO of MVA (Monroe Veterinary Associates) from 1996 to his retirement in 2016.
After two enjoyable years of retirement in Salem, SC, Dr. Black is excited to return to the field and assist pet owners in helping their pets live longer, healthier lives.READ MORE
Dr. Paul Black joined our team in January 2019. He moved to Salem, SC in 2016. His professional interests are in the areas of canine & feline internal medicine, wellness care and gerontology, dentistry and oral surgery as well as general surgery. In his spare time Dr. Black enjoys gardening, visiting national parks, hiking with his wife and dogs, and anything that involves being in the outdoors.
Dr. Black has 3 adult children and 4 grandchildren. He has two dogs (Josie Belle & Ellie Mae) and one cat named buster, who runs the household.
Dr. Jaimi Goodman, DVM
Dr. Goodman joined Seneca Animal Hospital in June 2020. She started her career as a doctor in 2014. She was raised in Greenville, SC. She moved around growing up and has lived in places like Oklahoma and even Germany! She went to Newberry College and obtained her bachelors degree in biology with a minor in chemistry. She then went on to LSU where she got her DMV degree. Her favorite hobbies are traveling, cooking, reading and shopping!READ MORE
She loves to play tennis, but the only problem is the ball never comes back because the dogs steal them! She has 5 dogs, 2 parakeets, 2 guinea pigs and 1 cat. Her favorite part about being a DVM is being able to make a difference in an animal for the better and making the clients happy. Her life quote is “Work and then play”.
Dr. Whittney Merchant, DVM
Whittney joined our practice as an official DVM in September of 2020. She started her career in veterinary medicine in 2012 at Clemson University. She graduated in 2015 for Pre-Veterinary Science. She then went on to Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine to get her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine. Whittney’s favorite hobbies are swimming and driving through the mountains.READ MORE
Whittney loves playing catch with her dog and watching her dog play in the river. She has two other pets at home as well, both cats, whom she loves very much. Her favorite part about being in the veterinary field is the unpredictability of each day and new learning experiences. Her life quote is “Happiness is a crazy cute German Shepard.”.
Cyndi came to SAH in April of 2010 with 7 years previous experience from a clinic outside of Chicago. She was born and raised in the south and ventured away after graduating from Georgia State University. While in Atlanta, she became an avid Georgia Tech fan!READ MORE
We can most likely blame her husband, who’s a GT Alum. Cyndi finally returned to the south and they made South Carolina their home in December of 2007. Cyndi has had a deep love and affection for all kinds of animals since childhood. ‘I enjoy working at SAH because of the deep commitment to quality care for each animal. My goal is to make everyone know that we are the best animal hospital in the area with top quality caring staff.
Associate’s in Science
Director of Administration
Megan was born in Greenville, SC and loves the Upstate! She moved to Oconee County in 2008 to study Veterinary Technology at Tri-County Technical College.READ MORE
Upon graduating and earning her Associate’s in Veterinary Technology, she worked with a couple of veterinary clinics in North Georgia and South Carolina’s Upstate before finding a home at Seneca Animal Hospital. Megan has over 14 years of experience working in the Veterinary field. She definitely found her true calling. When she’s not at the hospital working with owners, patients and/or staff, she will be found working on her small farm and rehabilitating wildlife. Megan actively participated in wildlife rehabilitation for many years and helped release several animal species. She believes all animals deserve this second opportunity, but only her family will put a larger smile on her face.
Associates in Science for Veterinary Technology
Kailey Mount, LVT
Director of Medical Services
Kailey was raised in Six mile, SC. She graduated from Tri-County Tech with her Vet Tech degree. Kailey loves animals and dedicating her life to them. They have made her a better human; they taught her love, patience, loyalty & beauty.READ MORE
Kailey joined our team in April 2016. She has 3 dogs, 2 cats and a bearded dragon. Kailey loves to spend her free time with her baby boy and husband.
Director of Public Contact
Rand was born in GA, raised in VA, and has lived throughout the Southeastern United States. He earned a marketing management degree at Virginia Tech. He started at Seneca Animal Hospital as a kennel technician and also served as part of the front office staff, veterinarian assistant, and client coordinator.READ MORE
Since moving to the Seneca area, he has been able to hike, swim, climb and explore the Golden Corner’s beautiful and scenic outdoors. His love for animals started with his childhood cat Tiger. Since then his late dog, Captain Shadow Lee, taught him that there was a need for educating pet owners for optimal care of their pets. He joined our team in 2013 and has moved up through the practice to become our Director of Public Contact. ‘My zest for life is knowing your family member receives the best veterinary care known to man!’
Virginia Tech, Marketing Management
Director of Client Services
Michelle was raised in Pendleton, South Carolina. She moved to Fair Play 20 years ago. She joined Seneca Animal Hospital in 2015 with over 10 years experience in customer service management. She has 4 cats, 1 dog and a bunny. In her spare time she enjoys listening to music and spending time with her family. Michelle enjoys working and making a difference in human and animal lives.READ MORE
Michelle is part of our customer service specialist team. She is great with people and has a kind heart. Michelle’s favorite part of working at a veterinary clinic is being able to help clients by providing the best care for their animals.
Customer Service Specialist
Maddie grew up in Gilbert, South Carolina. She has been in the veterinary medicine field since January 2018. She joined Seneca Animal Hospital in March, 2019. She graduated from Midlands Technical College with an associates in Arts.READ MORE
Maddie loves horse racing, it’s her favorite animal sport! She owns a cat named Lunnie-Mae and a beagle named minnow. Her favorite hobby is fishing, she loves the outdoors. The best part of her working at Seneca Animal Hospital is she gets to help sick pets become well. Her life quote is “Always strive to make the most of everyday and learn something new every day”.
Customer Service Specialist
Amanda joined Seneca Animal Hospital in March of 2020. She was born and raised in Seneca, SC. She went to Anderson College and earned her bachelors degree in Art. Amanda’s favorite part about working here is the animals, and getting to help them in every way she can. Amanda’s favorite hobby is Oil Painting, she is an amazing artist.READ MORE
Amanda loves to take her dog on long walks and spend quality time with them. Amanda has a Chinese Crested dog, cats and chickens! Her life quote is “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters to what lies within us”.
Customer Service Specialist
Loran joined Seneca Animal Hospital in March of 2020. She was born and raised in Walhalla, SC. She attended Tri-County Tech and got her degree in Medical Coding and Billing. Her favorite Hobbies are reading and browsing pinterst. The thing Loran loves most about her job is being able to be around animals all day.READ MORE
Loran loves playing chase and fetch with her two dogs. She has two dogs, a rabbit and a bearded dragon. Loran’s life quote is “Be the person your dog thinks you are”.
Customer Service Specialist
Marie has been in the vet field since March of 2016. She joined our team in September of 2020. She was born and raised in Greenville, SC. She graduated from Strayer University in Business Administration. In her spare time, Marie loves to read.READ MORE
Marie’s favorite sport to play with pets is Frisbee and to go for a hike! She has a dog, a cat, and two turtles. Her favorite part about being in the veterinary field is being able to help the animals and educate their parents. Her life quote is “Everything is going to be all right!”.
Kallee Garrison, LVT
Licensed Veterinary Technician
Kallee has always lived in this area. She is a graduate from the Veterinary Technology department at Tri-County Technical College. She started out working in the kennels part time while in school then completed her externship here.READ MORE
She was then promoted to Veterinary assistant and chose to stay not only for the experience but for the quality of care and kindness shown by Dr. Moore and the staff. ‘I have always wanted to work with animals, especially cats! I have had cats all my life and really enjoy them. It brings me so much joy to be able to work with animals and provide them with care.’
Associate’s in Science for Veterinary Technology
Abby Arellano, LVT
Licensed Veterinary Technician
Abby moved here from Anderson, SC 12 years ago. She is a graduate of Seneca High School and graduated from Tri-County Technical College with an associates in Veterinary Technology. After graduation, Abby passed the state boards designating her as a Licensed Veterinary Technician.READ MORE
Tri-County Technical College, Licensed Veterinary Technician
Erin Dunham, LVT
Licensed Veterinary Technician
In July 2018, Erin came to work at Seneca Animal Hospital. She started her career in the animal field during January 2017. She graduated from Tri County Tech with her degree for Vet Tech. Erin was raised in Easley, SC.READ MORE
Erin’s favorite hobby is anything with horses. She enjoys barrel racing and hiking with her dogs in her spare time. Erin has owned dogs, horses, rabbits, hamsters and ducks. Her favorite thing about working at Seneca Animal Hospital is farm calls, surgery days and being around all the animals. Her life quote is ‘You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem and smarter than you think.’
Crystal Stratton, LVT
Licensed Veterinary Technician
Crystal joined Seneca Animal Hospital in March of 2020. She first started her journey in Veterinary Medicine in 2003. She was raised in both Kannapolis, NC and Liberty, SC. She went to school At Tri-County Tech where she graduated as a Licensed Veterinary Technician. Her favorite hobby is spending time with her loved ones and her critters.READ MORE
Crystal has 3 dogs, 2 cats and 1 rat. Her favorite part of working in the field is ALL OF IT! Her passion knows no bounds. Her life quote is “Without the dark, you will never see the stars”.
Rachel joined our team in July 2020, but she began her career in veterinary medicine in December of 2013. Rachel was born and raised in DeForest, WI. She attended Clemson University and graduated in 2016 with a bachelor’s in Animal and veterinary science and a minor in Business Administration. Her favorite hobbies are napping, puzzles, and traveling.READ MORE
Rachel’s favorite sport to play with pets is Dock Jumping. Rachel has dogs, cats, a chicken, and a bearded dragon. Her favorite part about being a part of the veterinary field is seeing pets grow and lead healthy lives as they age. She also enjoys the variety and fast-paced work that comes with the veterinary field.
Jessica was raised in York, SC. She graduated from Clemson University with a bachelors in Animal & Pre-Veterinary Science in 2017.READ MORE
Jessica has been working at Seneca Animal Hospital since April 2017. She has two dogs and a rabbit. Her favorite hobby is reading and enjoys spending time with her animals. Her favorite part about working in this field is being able to help animals but her favorites are dogs and cows.
Her life motto is learning & growing everyday.
Sam has worked at Seneca Animal Hospital since November of 2014. She has worked in several areas of the clinic and is an asset to our team. Sam was raised in Illinois. Her favorite hobby is whippet racing!READ MORE
Sam is an amateur whippet racer and enjoys training her whippets in her spare time. She has owned dogs, cats, pigs, goats, mice and degu’s. Her life goal is to help animals get better and live a happy life.
Amy Towe started her career in Veterinary Medicine in 2011. She recently came back and joined our team once again. She was raised in Seneca, SC and has lived here all her life. Amy has a bachelors degree from Clemson University for Animal and Veterinary Science.READ MORE
Amy is very active, in her spare time she loves to go kayaking and hiking. She has 3 dogs who she loves with all her heart. Her favorite part about working in this field is getting to work with the animals.
Emily Joined Seneca Animal Hospital in September of 2019. She started her journey in veterinary medicine in 2017. Emily was raised in Chapin, SC. She did move around a few times when she was younger but has always stayed close to the area. Emily went to Tri-Country tech and plans to transfer to Clemson University for Animal Science. Her favorite hobby is hiking. .READ MORE
Emily has grown up with dogs and cats all her life. Her favorite part about working here is being able to observe the surgeries and learn something new each and every day.
Leah joined Seneca Animal Hospital in May of 2020. She started her journey in Veterinary Medicine in 2016. She was born and raised in Camden, SC. She is currently enrolled in Clemson University for Pre-Vet. Her favorite hobby is cooking!READ MORE
Leah has a cat named Paul, who she loves very much. Her favorite part about working here is that every day is different and she experiences new things all the time.
Kylie Ramey started at Seneca Animal Hospital in December 2019. She works in our boarding and grooming section and loves to be around animals. She was raised in Liberty, SC and went to Liberty High School. Kylie likes to play with her dogs in her spare time. She also loves diamond painting.READ MORE
Kylie has 8 dogs and a bearded dragon, she has experience with many types of animals. Her favorite part about being in the veterinary field is being around people who share the same passion for animals that she does.
Director of Boarding Services
Ashley grew up in New York and moved to South Carolina in 2014. She found SAH because she has always had a passion to work with and around animals. Even though her background was in Psychology, she realized her true calling was to work with animals, so she made the switch! The animal field gives her so much fulfillment and happiness.READ MORE
She started as a part-time boarding attendant. She was promoted to Boarding Supervisor after 1 year in the practice. As supervisor she is responsible for the care given to all boarding guests at SAH. We board birds, dogs, and cats on a regular basis, and have occasional reptiles and other exotic animals stay with us. Ashley is excited about expanding our boarding services and wants all boarding guests to have the best experience possible while staying with us.
Bachelors of Science in Psychology
Natalie started her career working with animals in 2016. She joined our team in August 2018 and is excited to see what we have to offer her. She grew up in Loganville, GA. Her favorite hobby is drawing with her animals.READ MORE
Natalie has owned a ball python, chinchilla and a american staffordshire terrier. She loves being able to help animals and make a difference in their lives.
Tinsley grew up in Seneca, South Carolina. She began shadowing the veterinary technician job in high school and loves it! She started working at Seneca Animal Hospital in May 2019. She has a big passion for animals and hopes to one day graduate and become a veterinary technician herself.READ MORE
Tinsley has 3 dogs (Peanut, Fudge & Hank), 3 cats (Otis, Angus & Newton) and an iguana named Henry. She loves meeting all types of animals and caring for them. Her favorite thing to do when she isn’t working is reading. Her life quote is “People are like glow sticks, sometimes you have to break before you can glow”.
Shelley moved to South Carolina from Maryland. She loves animals and even has her own farm. Shelley has been in the veterinary field for a long time now, she’s worked as a receptionist, assistant, technician and boarding attendant.READ MORE
Animals are Shelley’s passion and she has plenty of her own. Shelley’s favorite part about working with Seneca Animal Hospital is getting to spend time with the guests and provide excellent care. Her life quote is “Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened”.
Alexis Durham started at Seneca Animal Hospital in August of 2019. She was born and raised in Oconee County. She was excited to get into the veterinary medical field because she has a love for animals. Her favorite past time is going hiking with her dogs.READ MORE
Alexis has 5 cats, 3 dogs and a fish. Her passion for animals has only grown since working at Seneca Animal Hospital. She hopes to continue here at Seneca Animal Hospital and be apart of changing the lives of animals. Her life quote is “It’s time to look inward and as yourself the big questions, who are you and what do you want?”.
Lena Joined our team in July of 2020. She is currently going to school at Clemson University for her bachelor’s in Animal Science with a concentration in pre-vet. She plans to graduate in December of 2021. She was born and raised in Fort Mill, SC. Her favorite hobbies are painting and baking.READ MORE
Her favorite sport to play with pets is tug of war! She has cats and a dog. Her favorite part about working in veterinary medicine is being able to help animals in need. Her life quote is “Whatever will be, will be.”
Cody grew up in Oconee County. He joined Seneca Animal Hospital in November 2019. He has previous experience working at different vet hospitals from emergency technician, assistant to kennel tech. Cody’s dream is to become a sales rep with one of our supplier companies. He’s currently going to
Tri-County Technical College. His favorite hobby is gardening and taking care of his many beautiful plants.
In his free time he likes to play fetch with his dogs. He has dogs, cats and chickens. Cody has always had a love for animals and has had many pets throughout his life. His favorite part about working in veterinary clinics is being able to assist and help with emergencies. His life quote is “If it happens, it happens”.
Professional Pet Stylist
Heather started working at Seneca Animal Hospital in the beginning of 2019. She studied at the PetSmart grooming academy and graduated in 2012. All together she has over 10 years grooming experience.READ MORE
Heather has a passion for grooming and animals. She has dogs, cats and exotics and loves spending time with them. Her favorite hobby is crafting resourcefully. Her life quote is, “Do your best or die trying”
Groomer in Training
Shayla is from Booneville, MS. She went to North East MS Community College. Her favorite thing about working at Seneca Animal Hospital is being able to care for sick animals. She loves living in South Carolina and relaxing on the water.READ MORE
Shayla has a dog, cat and a hamster. She enjoys all types of animals and is very passionate about the field. Her favorite thing to do with her dog is play fetch. Her life quote is “It’s all going to work out one way or another.”