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The Hospitals Wouldn't Run Without Each Member of Our Team


Meet the Friendly Faces of North Gateway Animal Hospital in Charleston!

Sunny- Office Manager

Sunny is the glue that holds us all together. She started here as a receptionist in 2012 and became office manager in 2017. She has two fur babies, Roxie the cat and Georgia Belle, the terrier; as well as a significant other of 5.5 years, Eric. Sunny's favorite things about working here (besides sweet puppy breath), is seeing the staff grow into their positions and succeed as a team. She loves cooking and creating new dishes and sharing them with her friends and family. She also likes traveling, boating, kayaking, canoeing, and WVU Football! She loves seeing the accomplishments of her beautiful daughter faith who is in her 1st year of college at Glenville State.


Amber Elswick- Vet Assistant at North Gateway

From St. Albans, Amber has two cats- Chance and Mocha who are very sweet and cuddly. Amber likes working at North Gateway Animal Hospital because she likes helping other people's fur babies. She enjoys just about everything around the clinic, and in her spare time likes to paint, color and take photographs of the local waterfalls.

Brenda- Receptionist, Vet Assistant

Brenda is from Elkview and is a wonderful recent addition to our team. She has three fur babies: Josie, Jake and Princess (all rescues). She loves animals and working at a job that helps them is the best job she could imagine! Outside of work, she likes to garden, travel & read and works with an animal rescue group, New Hope Animal Rescue.

Ginger Hurley- Vet Assistant, Receptionist, Groomer

Ginger does an incredible amount around both hospitals, though mostly stays at North Gate. She is a client favorite and is from Bluefield Virginia and has four fur babies; Lulu, Lil Bit, Chewy and Cassie. Ginger is in school to become a Licensed Veterinary Technician, and is one of our mainstays at the hospital. She loves that our clinic has a family atmosphere. She loves learning new things and has dedicated her life to doing anything she can to take care of all of the patients that come through here. Outside of work, she loves spending time with her family and her grandbaby.

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