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Dr. Renee Fahrenholz, DVM


Dr. Fahrenholz is a general practitioner who grew up in Western Michigan. She spent a lot of her childhood working with her uncle who owns a mixed animal practice in Indiana.

Dr Fahrenholz has wanted to be a veterinarian since she was five years old. She received her bachelor's degree in Feed Science from Kansas State University, graduating with honors. In 2012 she earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Kansas State University and moved to North Carolina when her husband accepted a job in Raleigh.

Dr. Fahrenholz has special professional interest in exotic animal medicine, nutrition and internal medicine. She is an active member of both the American Veterinary Medical Association and the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association.

At home Dr Fahrenholz has 2 dogs, 2 cats, 2 rabbits, 2 lizards and a tortoise. Dr Fahrenholz enjoys spending time hiking and kayaking with her husband; she is a certified scuba diver and also enjoys beach volleyball. Dr Fahrenholz and her husband are avid Big 12 sports fans and enjoy spending time with extended family. Dr Fahrenholz joined Goldsboro Veterinary Hospital in March of 2013.

Dr. Brittany Moorhead, DVM

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Moorhead is a general practitioner who just graduated from vet school. We were fortunate enough to work with her while she was still in school at North Carolina State University as an intern.

Since just starting out with us in June, Dr. Moorhead has been enjoying getting to know the clients and learning new procedures every day. Outside of work, Dr. Moorhead enjoys gardening, hiking, antique shopping, and spending time with her family. She has an 11 year old Lab Retriever Mix named Chloe, and a 7 year old Domestic Short hair named Elsa.

Norma R

Veterinary Technician

Veterinary Technician Norma says that our clients and their pets are very special and that she enjoys the many bonds she has been able to form over her many years at our animal hospital.

She joined the Goldsboro Veterinary Hospital team in December of 1995, but began her career in animal care in 1986. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Mt. Olive College and an Associate's degree in Animal Science from Central Carolina Community College.

At home, Norma has a pig named Charlotte (pictured with her), a quarter horse named Harley, a rabbit named Snow and four cats named Phill, Casey, Wrangler, and Tater. She enjoys water sports, boating, horseback riding, scrapbooking and jewelry making.

Toni E

Lead Veterinary Assistant

Toni is a Veterinary Assistant who has been with Goldsboro Veterinary Hospital since February of 2004.

'I like working at this veterinary hospital because it is a small practice that is very friendly and the clients are wonderful, caring pet owners,' she says.

At home, Toni has a toy poodle named Haley and a wolf mix named Bones. Her interests include baking and cooking, fishing, Nascar races, attending her kids' sporting events, and spending time with her family.

Toni's favorite song is 'Truly, Madly, Deeply' by Savage Garden.

Kyra T

Office Manager, Veterinary Assistant, Receptionist

Pink Hill native, Kyra, joined our staff back in September of 2018. She is currently our Office Manager, a Veterinary Assistant, and add in Receptionist.

She started her veterinary career with large animals such as hogs and cattle. She then began working at the Lenoir County SPCA. Kyra began with us as an assistant and kennel attendant, and later became our kennel manager. Now she currently serves as our Office Manager, while continuing to do other positions in our hospital. She is also working on furthering her education in veterinary medicine, and will eventually become an RVT working with small and large animals. While not at work, Kyra enjoys her time fishing, or hunting on the weekends, and spending time with her beloved Rat Terrier, Maggie Moo.

Kyra's favorite animal is Scottish Highland cow, or an Ankole Watusi cow. She says it is her dream to own her own cattle one day.

Her favorite song is 'Amarillo by Morning' by George Strait.

Heather H

Lead Receptionist

Heather H joined the staff at Goldsboro Veterinary Hospital in December 2015. As a receptionist, she’s responsible for greeting clients, answering phones, scheduling appointments and checking clients in and out. Heather is honest and determined, and her favorite part of the job is interacting with the hospital’s clients and their pets. She also holds an Associate degree in Medical Office Administration from Johnson Community College. “I’ve always had a love for animals and I enjoy observing and learning from my coworkers,” Heather says. At home, Heather has a Chihuahua/miniature pinscher mix named Bella, a mix breed dog named Rascal, a cat named Bash, and quite a few chickens. She enjoys baking, thrift store shopping, spending time with her husband and children and playing with her animals. Heathers favorite song is 'God Gave Me You' by Blake Shelton.

Jazmyn L

Veterinary Assistant

Jazmyn has been with us since August of 2020. She is a veterinary assistant, and performs duties such as holding, filling prescriptions, taking medical notes, and playing with the animals.

Jazmyn is just beginning her career in veterinary medicine. She is currently in school at Penn Foster pursing her associates degree, and will graduate as a Registered Veterinary Technician. While not doing school or working, she likes to play video games, do photography, and graphic design. Jazmyn has 4 pets of her own, a dog named Jace, and 3 cats, Winter, Cloud, and Cali.

Lindsay S

Veterinary Assistant

LIndsay is determined, and spunky. Her favorite part of the job is meeting the owners, and getting to play with puppies. She refers to this job as her dream career.

At home she enjoys watching Law & Order, CSI, and Forensic Files. Also in her spare time she enjoys going to her beach house, also know as the 'Ferry House'.

Lindsay's favorite pet is a 'shorkie' named Disney!

Her favorite song is anything by Led Zepplin or Pink Floyd.

Shelby M

Veterinary Assistant

Shelby joined our team back in May of 2021 as a veterinary assistant.

Her favorite part of the job is interacting with the patients every day seeing puppies and kittens grow into adults. Her dream career is to be a musician.

Aside from working with us part time, she is also currently in school to get her RVT. At home, Shelby enjoys music, gardening, cooking, and MMA.

Shelby's favorite animal is a Bull Shark.

Her favorite song is 'Green River' by CCR.

Payton L

Veterinary Assistant

Payton has been with us since August of 2021 as a Veterinary Assistant.

Hanna B

Veterinary Assistant

Hannah has been a Veterinary Assistant with us since June of 2021.

Angel M

Kennel Manager, Veterinary Receptionist

Angel took over as our Kennel Manager in August of 2021.

Angels favorite part of the job is meeting and caring for dachshunds. Her dream career would be to own a Dachshund Rescue. When Angel is not managing the kennels, she is engaging with clients as a receptionist.

At home, Angel has two dachshunds of her own that often compete in pageants and contests. She enjoys spending time with her fur-babies and husband in her free time.

Angel's favorite song is 'Mario Kart Love Song' on YouTube.

Bethany H

Kennel Attendant, Veterinary Assistant

Bethany has been with us since May of 2021 as a Kennel Attendant and Veterinary Assistant.

Her favorite part of the job is seeing the boarders and clients happy after they've stayed with us. Bethany's dream career is to be an RVT.

While not at work, Bethany enjoys cleaning, cooking, and playing with her dogs.

Her favorite animals are a dog, and rabbit.

Her favorite song is 'Living on a Prayer' by Bon Jovi.

Kaitlyn C

Kennel Attendant

Kaitlyn recently joined our team as a part time Kennel Attendant.

Roman M


Bio coming soon!

Rachel W


Rachel has been interning with us for a few months. She is currently enrolled as a student at NCSU.

Rachel has been interning with us for a few months. She is currently enrolled as a student at NCSU. Her dream career is to be a Veterinarian when she finishes school.

While not interning, or at school, Rachel enjoys riding horses, painting, and playing Piano.

Her favorite song is 'Bennie & the Jets' by Elton John.