Ferguson Animal Hospital

Ferguson Animal Hospital is a full-service veterinary medical facility, located in Bristol, TN. The professional and courteous staff at Ferguson Animal Hospital seeks to provide the best possible medical, surgical and dental care for their highly-valued patients.

We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care and health-related educational opportunities for our clients. Ferguson Animal Hospital strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to Bristol and surrounding areas.

Please take a moment to contact us today, to learn more about our veterinary practice and to find out more information about how Ferguson Animal Hospital can serve the needs of you and your cherished pet.
  • Mon-Fri: 7:30AM-6:00PM (Boarding/Grooming closed for lunch from 12:00-1:00)
  • Sun: 5:00PM-5:30PM (boarding pick up only)
  • Sat: 8:00AM-Noon
  • After Hours Emergency?
  • Call: 423-279-0574
  • Dr. Robynne Ferguson

    DVM, Owner

    Dr. Ferguson graduated from Berry College with a degree in Animal Science.  She then completed her education with a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Georgia in 1993.  She has been happily married to Daryl Ferguson since 1996.  She is the proud mother of 2 Dachshunds, 2 Dobermans, 1 French Bulldog and 4 cats.  Dr. Ferguson enjoys all outdoor activities including cycling, running and hiking.  In her quiet time, she enjoys a good book.  Being a veterinarian has been the most rewarding career for her.  Dr. Ferguson considers herself very blessed to be able to do what she loves and help all creatures.
    Years in Practice:
    Oct 01, 2000
    Education:
    University of Georgia
  • Dr. Amanda Alexander

    DVM

    Dr. Amanda Alexander is a graduate of The University of Tennessee and is a Volunteer fan all the way!  She and her husband Blake own 3 dachshunds, Spencer, Bo and Lennie and a cat named Toby.  Dr. Alexander's favorite specialties include internal medicine, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology.  She values the human-animal bond and understands how important it is for her as a veterinarian to keep that bond strong by providing the best possible and most economical care to each patient.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2013
    Education:
    University of Tennessee
  • Dr. Sonja Hilliard

    DVM

    Dr. Sonja Hilliard grew up in SW Florida, with no other plans for her career than to be a veterinarian, since kindergarten.  She attended veterinary school at Ross University, and graduated in 2006 after completing her clinical year at Auburn University.  She recently moved to Saltville, VA from Phoenix, AZ where she has practiced small animal medicine for the past 9 years.  She shares her Saltville home with her boyfriend John, 3 cats Pumpkin, Roo, and Clementine, and their Cane Corso, Achilles.  Her medical interests include ultrasonography, dentistry, and soft tissue surgery.  Her personal interests include interior decorating/design and DIY, graphite drawing (especially animals), and hiking.
    Years in Practice:
    Sep 08, 2015
    Education:
    Ross University
  • Dr. Miranda Lilly

    DVM

    Dr. Miranda Lilly Potter is a native of Southwest Virginia.  She graduated from Lees-McRae College with a BS in Biology.  She completed veterinary school at Virginia Tech in 2015.  Her favorite specialties are feline medicine, behavior, and nutrition.  She and her husband Ryan live in Abingdon with their dogs Colonel Rufus, Dakota, and Duncan as well as four cats Sully, Louie, Seamus, and Flicka- all rescues of course!  Dr. Lilly likes to spend her time outside hiking, snow skiing, or swimming at the lake.  She loves music and going to concerts is one of her favorite pastimes.  She can't imagine having any other career and she is excited to learn and grow her knowledge as a veterinarian.
    Years in Practice:
    Feb 05, 2016
    Education:
    Virginia Tech
  • Seth Graham

    Office Manager

    Seth started his career at FAH in January 2012 as a technician and moved to the office manager position in February 2017 .  He has lived in the Bristol area his entire life and is a graduate of Tennessee High School.  Seth loves being outdoors, hiking, and is an avid reader.  Before starting his career at FAH, Seth regularly volunteered at the Bays Mountain Raptor Center.  He is excited and thankful for the opportunity to work closely with and help take care of animals.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 16, 2012
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  • Renee Moretz

    Receptionist

    Renee joined FAH in 2008 and is a member of the reception team.  What she enjoys the most about her job is working with the clients and patients.  In her spare time, Renee enjoys camping with her family.  Renee has 2 Pomeranians, Palmer and Lacey and a kitty named Gimpy.  Renee lives in Bristol, VA with her husband Ben and their 2 children, Dylan and Tori.
    Years in Practice:
    Feb 01, 2008
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  • Wendy Spencer

    Receptionist

    Wendy joined the FAH reception team in August 2012, but has been a part of the veterinary world since 1998.  Since joining FAH, she has experienced many things that make her remember why she is so passionate about this field.  For Wendy, the best aspect of working at FAH is seeing our Doctors take each patient and their family serious.  She is the receptionist at our boarding and grooming facility and loves helping look after the pets while they are in our care.  Wendy resides in Shady Valley, TN with her husband Tony and their three cats, Prissy, Moe and Mona.  In her spare time, Wendy enjoys shopping, spending time with family and friends, and riding motorcycles with her husband.
    Years in Practice:
    Aug 01, 2012
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  • Tracy Glover

    Receptionist

    Tracy started her career in the veterinary field in 2006.  She has worked in veterinary hospitals in Nashville and Knoxville before returning to her home town of Bristol and joining FAH in October 2012.  Tracy is a great fit for the FAH reception team with her bubbly personality and her strong client service background.  She resides in Bristol TN with her husband Josh, their 2 dogs Molly and Lyla, and 3 cats, Lulu, Mimi, and Lil' Bro.  In her spare time, Tracy enjoys spending time with her friends and working on her house.
    Years in Practice:
    Oct 05, 2012
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  • Jess Nunley

    Receptionist

    Jess started her veterinary career in 2009 and has been with FAH since Fall 2014.  Trained as a Technician and Receptionist in Nashville, Tennessee she enjoys working in all aspects of the field.  In her spare time Jess enjoys pursuing her musical career as a Nashville recording artist.  She currently lives in Bristol TN with her husband Blake, their English bulldog Dozer and their cat Vera.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2014
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  • Gwen Fries

    Receptionist

    Gwen started as a veterinary technician in 2014 in Virginia Beach while her husband was active duty in the Navy.  After moving back to Bristol in the Spring of 2016 she started her career as a receptionist here at Ferguson Animal Hospital.  She resides in Bristol, TN with her husband Jesse, two Shiba Inus, Vixie and Grammie, two cats, Luna and Stinky Pete, and her bearded dragon, 2Pac.  In her spare time she enjoys all forms of art, traveling, hiking, and spending time with her family and friends.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2016
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  • Matt Kiersnowski

    Technician

    Matt has been a part of FAH since 2004.  He started as a volunteer during high school and quickly became part of the hospital team.  For the past several years you have seen Matt at the front desk, but he is now taken on a new role as a technician.  Matt has 2 dogs, Bruce and Turner and 2 cats, Haven and Jimmy.  He lives in Bristol, TN with his wife Carrie, and their precious children, Landon and Erin.
    Years in Practice:
    May 03, 2004
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  • Cody Dillard

    Technician

    Cody began his career at FAH as a weekend kennel attendant in 2009.  He quickly proved himself to be a mature and caring employee who is now one of our technicians.  Cody volunteers his extra time at Fern Valley Farm in Bristol, VA, where he helps out with the animals, the garden and wherever else they need him!  He resides in Bristol, TN with his dog Stella and his special kitty Nim.
    Years in Practice:
    Aug 22, 2009
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  • Becky Beasley

    Technician

    Becky has been a technician at FAH since March 2012.  She is originally from North Carolina where she worked in a local animal shelter.  She lives in Abingdon, VA with her boyfriend Mike, their dog Brooklyn and their very entertaining kitty, Kramer.  In her spare time Becky enjoys gardening and visiting her grandchildren.

    Years in Practice:
    Mar 28, 2012
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  • Whitney Hambrick

    Technician

    Whitney has been with FAH since March 2012 and is one of our technicians.  She resides in Bristol TN with her husband Chance, their daughter Corabelle, her dogs Swilley, Hooper and Chi Chi and cats Littlebitty O and Conway Kitty. 
    Years in Practice:
    Mar 28, 2012
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  • Lisa Reedy

    Technician

    Lisa came to FAH in the Spring of 2015, and is one of our Technicians.  She has worked with both small and large animals for the past 28 years, and is dedicated to supporting humane care of all animals.  Lisa has worked for Veterinary Centers of America (VCA) for 22 years and she is very devoted to nursing care within the hospital.  Her beloved animal children consist of 3 dogs and 2 cats.  In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, river trips, horseback riding and anything related to the outdoors.
    Years in Practice:
    Oct 20, 2015
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  • Ashley Craig

    Technician

    Ashley is originally from Mooresville, NC but moved to Bristol in 2009 to attend Virginia Intermont College.  She loves the area and decided to make Bristol her home!  Ashley began her career at FAH in the Spring of 2015 and is one of our Technicians.  She lives in Bristol, TN with her boyfriend Corey, their 2 miniature dachshunds Yoda and Sampson, and their pit mix Sadie Mae.  Outside of FAH Ashley is a workaholic and enjoys pet sitting, house cleaning and whatever else can keep her busy! 
    Years in Practice:
    Sep 30, 2015
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  • Jenny Lawson

    Technician

    Jenny grew up in Bristol, VA and after moving around to several states, she decided to return to her roots and settle back in her hometown.  She first discovered her passion for animals through her first dog, Tippy, and also spent time on her Dad's farm in Knoxville.  Jenny's greatest thrill was interning at a large exotic animal rescue outside of Raleigh, NC (YES, Lions, Tigers, and Bears-OH MY!).  After those experiences, she decided to continue her education and attended Lincoln Memorial University's Veterinary Technology Program.  Jenny spent 13 years working for a VCA hospital before joining the FAH team.  In her spare time, she also works at Petsmart where she enjoys bathing dogs, and spends time with her furry babies at home.  She has 2 dogs Gandy and Sparky, and 3 cats Jester, Pangur Ban, and Sugar.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2015
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  • Elizabeth Matzner

    Technician

    Elizabeth joined FAH in September 2015 as our weekend kennel attendant.  She has proven herself to be a dependable, caring employee who truly loves animals.  She was born and raised in Bristol TN and is a 2011 graduate of Tennessee High School.  She has attended Northeast State Community College and is looking to continue her education in the veterinary field.  She has been an avid horseback rider since she was 8 years old and trains at Fox Hollow Riding Academy.  When Elizabeth is not working at FAH she is working at Evermore Farms or caring for her own horses, Lady and Levi.  Almost daily, she can be found having "doggie school" with her own puppies, Wrinkles, Snykars, and Roxie, or laughing at the crazy antics of her kitty, Loco.
    Years in Practice:
    Dec 04, 2015
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  • Amy Mosier

    Technician

    Amy is a native of northeast Ohio and recently made her home here in east Tennessee where she started working at FAH in January 2017.  She met her husband of over 18 years at Hocking College in Ohio where they were both pursuing degrees in natural resources.  She has loved and learned to appreciate and care for animals her entire life from Betsy, the long haired dachshund, to Sparky, her first pony when she was 5 years old.
    She shares her home with her husband, Clint, and her two dogs, Thor and Bear.  She can be found on her day off playing with her two Rocky Mountain horses, Luke and Spot, gardening, and reading.
    Years in Practice:
    Apr 21, 2017
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  • Wanda Clark

    Kennel Attendant

    Wanda has been an important part of FAH since 2002.  She is our main kennel attendant and a huge asset to our hospital.  Our clients tell us that when they say "Let's go see Wanda" that their pets tail starts wagging.  Wanda takes her job very seriously and notices even the smallest of problems with her boarding animals.  She resides in Bristol, VA with her husband Dale and their dogs, Bandit, Katie, Lucy and Luke.
    Years in Practice:
    Jul 19, 2002
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  • Janet Buchanan

    Groomer

    Janet is originally from Bristol, but moved to Michigan at the age of 5 years.  She always spent the summers and holidays in Tennessee where both sides of her family resided, in Mt. Holston.  Janet believes that loving dogs and animals as a child reflected on her career choice.  She raised one daughter as a single mother and now has a grandson, Michael.  Janet has chickens, a Walker Coonhound named Wyatt, a Rat Terrier mix named Molly, 2 cats named Twitch and Jewels and Molly's son, Zues who comes to visit quite often.  Janet has been grooming for 32 years, with 10 of these being at FAH.  She has been certified in sporting and non-sporting since 1985.  Having attended seminars, classes and frequently the Detroit Bench Show, has been very beneficial to Janet.  She is very happy that she chose the professional grooming field as her career.  She enjoys meeting all the dogs, cats and people that come through FAH, with many loyal clients that serve as witness to the quality and caring service she provides.  Janet assures that you can rely on the knowledge and correct styling of all breeds when you schedule a grooming appointment at FAH.  Rest assured that her facility is very clean and very safe for your pets.  She encourages you to come by our hospital and see for yourself what qualified, experienced and gentle grooming is all about.
    Years in Practice:
    Nov 01, 2002
    Interests:
    Groomer
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  • Linda Tolbert

    Groomer

    Linda joined the grooming staff at FAH in July 2016, but has been grooming pets for 25 years.  She has one son who lives in Bristol, and two daughters who live in Maryland and both work in the animal care profession.  Linda shares her home with 7 Sphynx cats and a Chinese Crested dog named Poppy.  She was active in cat rescue for many years, and she could not imagine her life without pets.  Linda takes great pride in her work and always strives to provide the best care and love to all the pets she is in contact with.  Linda promises to always treat them the way she wants her own pets treated.  She is constantly looking for ways to improve her grooming skills, by attending grooming workshops and seminars to stay up to date on the proper groom for each breed standard.  Linda truly believes that she has one of the best jobs on earth, and looks forward to many more years of making pets beautiful one dog and cat at a time!
    Years in Practice:
    Jul 26, 2016
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