- Client Services
- Lab & Diagnostics
- Technician Assistants
- Boarding Staff
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
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”.
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
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.”.
Dr. Jessica Traber-Haynie, DVM
Dr. Jessica Traber Haynie grew up in a small, rural town in Wisconsin and attended undergraduate school at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. Her love of traveling and new cultures took her to live overseas in Perth, Australia. Dr. Traber Haynie attended vet school at Murdoch University in Australia. During her studies at Murdoch University, she enjoyed working on all types of animals; large, small, and exotics. Once graduated in 2011, she moved to South Carolina with her 4 dogs and 2 cats. In her downtime, she enjoys hiking, hanging out with her animals, traveling, and boating.
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
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 Administration
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.
Director of Client Services
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.’
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
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.
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.
Kelly started working with us in March 2021. She has been in the vet field for over 3 years now. She grew up in Easley, South Carolina. Her favorite hobby is hanging out with her family on lake days!READ MORE
She has two dogs and 1 cat. Her favorite part about veterinary medicine is making a difference in client and patient lives. Her favorite life quote is “Most days in life don’t stand out but lives about those days that will.”
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.
Boarding Services Manager
Mia joined our team in January 2021. She was born and raised in Seneca, South Carolina, and has lived here all her life. She went to Coastal Carolina University where she graduated with a Bachelors’s in Business Management.READ MORE
Her favorite hobby is hiking and she loves to play fetch and tug of war with her dog. Throughout Mia’s life, she’s had dogs like boxers, Dobermans, and Chihuahuas! Her favorite part of veterinary medicine is being able to meet new furry friends. Her life quote is “Discomfort only means there is growth.”
Sarah grew up in Oconee County. She joined our team in November of 2020. Sarah went to West-Oak High school and took 2 semesters at Tri-County for nursing. Her favorite hobby is working outside in the flowers and exploring new things. When she isn’t working, Sarah loves to swim with her children and dogs.READ MORE
Sarah has dogs, turtles, and a snake! She absolutely loves animals and her favorite part about working in veterinary medicine is getting to see and interact with all the different animals that come in to see us. Her life quote is “You only live once”.
Alexis was born in Seneca, South Carolina. When she was 7, she moved to Westminster, SC and has lived there since. She graduated from West-Oak High School in 2015.READ MORE
She has always had a huge love for animals and growing up on a cattle farm as a child definitely solidified that love. Getting to be around animals daily is her happy place. Alexis loves creating good relationships with the families of our furry friends. She realized she was in the right profession when she would wake up happy to go to work for the first time in years. She enjoys seeing our clients on the schedule to come in for either a groom or a boarding stay with us and feels excited to get to spend time with them.
Alexis has a one-year-old daughter named Delilah and a Fiancé, Brandon. They have three dogs (Sherlock, Suki, & Spartacus). When she’s not at work, she loves to spend time crocheting/working on craft projects, playing with her daughter, and taking her family (including the pups) on hikes in the mountains. She is very passionate about ending the stigma around Pitbulls/bully breeds and any breeds deemed “aggressive” or “dangerous”. She is also an advocate for the AFSP (American Foundation for Suicide Prevention).
Heather is a certified professional pet stylist and groomer with over 11 years of experience grooming dogs and cats! She has a vast knowledge of breed traditional styles and knows the safest techniques. Heather joined Seneca Animal Hospital in January of 2019 and has been an immediate asset to the team!