Meet our Veterinary Staff!
Dr. Amanda Gerboth
Dr. Amanda Gerboth grew up in a small town in Connecticut surrounded by cats, dogs, a pony, and plenty of farm animals. She attended Colby College in Waterville, Maine where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Biology with a concentration in Neuroscience. She then obtained her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Amanda began her career as a veterinarian for the United States Army. While in the Army she was responsible for a variety of missions including clinical and surgical operations at Fort Riley Kansas, Offutt Airforce Base, and McConnell Air Force Base, as well as food security while stationed in South Korea. Amanda has been enjoying civilian life as a Small Animal Practitioner in Clarksville for the past two years. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and two young children, hiking, running, and exploring all that Tennessee has to offer.
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Tara – Vet Tech
Tara was born and raised on a dairy farm in Northeast Iowa. Growing up she was surrounded by cows, pigs, cats, dogs, and has always had a passion for animals. She has a bachelors degree from Kansas State University and a Veterinary Technology degree from Northern Virginia Community College. As a military wife Tara has been stationed several places around the United States. She previously worked at a veterinary clinic in Northern Virginia for four years and has just moved to the Clarksville area with her husband and three children. Tara looks forward to exploring Clarksville and being a part of the Humane Society team.
Taryn – Vet Assistant
Taryn is from a small city in Washington State and has always had a strong passion for animals and grew up with a house full of furry and feathered friends. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Animal Sciences with a focus on Animal Management from Washington State University. After visiting Tennessee for a school trip while attending college she fell in love with the South. When her fiancé separated from the military they decided to make Tennessee their new home. In her free time, she enjoys horseback riding, baking, and playing with her dog Flynn. Taryn is excited for this new adventure in her life.
Chontel – Vet Assistant
Chontel was born and raised in New York. As far back as she can remember, she has always had a passion for animals. Chontel has two children that are grown and on their own. Now she puts her passion into special needs and senior dogs. Chontel started out as a dog groomer 25 years ago and worked for a puppy rescue and also at a local vet clinic for almost 7 years. Chontel started as a kennel tech and worked her way up to a vet tech. She says she was fortunate to have worked alongside some fantastic doctors. Her second passion is physical fitness. Chontel has 4 dogs (all rescues) and a cat. Chontel is excited to be a part of the Humane Society Spay-Neuter Clinic team!!