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Dr. Howard Rennecker graduated from Ohio State University, College of Veterinary Medicine in 1971. After practicing in Versailles for a year he came to Lansdowne Veterinary Clinic.
Dr. Rennecker received acupuncture certification from IVAS (International Veterinary Acupuncture Society) in 1988. He is a member of the AAVA (American Academy of Veterinary Acupuncture).
He is married and has two grown children. Dr. Rennecker also shares his house with Pucker, his adorable pug mix. He is the proud grandparent of a beautiful little girl, Addison.
Dr. Stephen T. Pinkston graduated from Auburn University, College of Veterinary Medicine, in 1980. After practicing in Western Kentucky, he joined the Lansdowne practice in 1983.
He has had advanced training in dentistry, allowing him to do crowns, root canals, fillings and orthodontics. He has been a member of the American Veterinary Dental Society since 1991.
Dr. Pinkston is married and has two grown children. The rest of the household is composed of two miniature dachshunds, Sam, and Trey, and two Labrador Retrievers, Dixie and Bay. He is the very proud grandparent of baby girls, Mary Beth, Anna Leigh, Virginia and Sarah Katherine as well as three grandsons, John Douglas, Stephen, and Thomas (and Stephen and Thomas are named for Dr. Pinkston!).
Dr. Kim Hill is a native Lexingtonian. She is a graduate of Lafayette High School, where she was a member of the Lafayette Band color guard. She then attended Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where she completed her undergraduate degree in Zoology. Dr. Hill graduated from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine in May 2001. She became certified in small animal acupuncture in 2010 and is a member of the AAVA (American Academy of Veterinary Acupunture).
She joined Lansdowne Veterinary Clinic in June 2001. She is married and has three sons, Logan, Parker and Reed. Her furry, four-legged children include two Boston Terriers, Beckham and Posh and two cats, Camille and Fernando.
Chris came to the Lansdowne Veterinary Clinic & Dental Center in the Spring of 1999. Before working at LVC, she was a nurse at the AA Small Animal Emergency Service. She holds a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Kentucky in Animal Science and loves both the nursing and management aspects of her job.
She is also the first CVPM (Certified Veterinary Practice Manager) in the state of Kentucky. She shares her home with her wonderful husband Mike and their two sons, Noah and Landon. They also share their home with their one-eyed cat, Cricket, Rat Terrier mix, Lexi and Otis, their Great Dane.
Lindsay graduated from Miami University in 2013 with a degree in Mass Communication and Marketing. She grew up in a small town northeast of Cleveland, Ohio. In fall 2013 she chased warmer weather and greener pastures south to join the Lansdowne Veterinary Clinic and Dental Center team. Her paint horse, Buddy, made the move with her. She left a Boxer, Catahoula Leopard Hound and two cats in Cleveland because they could not be pried away from her family, but she adopted a great Briard Pointer mix named Winn Dixie.
Sally is a native Kentuckian. She attended the University of Kentucky and Western Kentucky University. After living in the Washington, D.C. area for 20 years, she returned to Lexington in 2000. She has been with the Lansdowne Veterinary Clinic & Dental Center since 2003.
Sally is a professional photographer. Her specialty is photographing pets in their natural surroundings. She prefers to work in black and white and some of her work can be seen hanging around the clinic.
Hillary came to the Lansdowne Veterinary Clinic & Dental Center in 2004. She received her diploma in animal science in 2005.
Hillary shares her home with her husband Brian and beautiful daughters Maria and Gabriella. Her four-legged children are Diablo and Casper (dogs) and Isabelle and Desperado (cats).
Alex moved to Lexington in 2006 from Richmond, Kentucky. She joined the Lansdowne team in the summer of 2007.
She lives with her husband Jerrod, their beautiful daughter Channing, their two cats Mya and Ava, and their two miniature dachshunds, Maria and Archie.
April is a graduate of the University of Kentucky and she
joined our team in September 2008. She loves helping animals, along with people. She also really enjoys traveling and exploring new places. She shares her home with her Boxers, Bo and Zoey, and her husband, Ron.
Stephanie is an animal science major at the University of Kentucky. She is originally from Connecticut but came to Kentucky in August 2010 after transferring from Otterbein College in Ohio.
She has two cats at home, Jewel and Bailey and likes to ride horses in her free time. She also shares her home in Lexington with her lively dog, Roo, and two cats, Fonzie and Ziggy.
Katie joined the Lansdowne Veterinary Clinic team in August 2012. Katie is a pre-vet student at UK, minoring in Agricultural Economics. In her spare time, she loves to ride her horses and play with her Australian Shepherd, Thelma.
Eileen is an animal science/pre-vet major at the University of Kentucky. Originally from Maryland, she moved to Kentucky in 2011 and joined our clinic in January 2013. Eileen plans on one day being a veterinarian herself. In her free time, she loves riding horses, and playing with her adorable dog, Teddy.
Kelsey is an equine science/pre-vet major at the University of Kentucky. Her hometown is Hershey, Pennsylvania where the rest of her family lives including her Siberian Husky, Tsiko, and her cat, Dusty. When not at class or at the clinic, she spends her time with her Thoroughbred, Koda, who also made the move to Lexington in 2012. After graduating, she plans to attend the University of Pennsylvania for veterinary school.
Megan is an Animal Science/pre-vet major at UK. She was born and raised in Lexington and came to our clinic in February 2013. She hopes to one day attend veterinary school at Auburn University. She loves playing and training her dog, Denali, as well as traveling and being at home with her family.
Jane, Veterinary Nurse
Jane is an Animal Science/pre-vet major at the University of Kentucky. She was born and raised in Louisville, where the rest of her family (including 3 dogs, 4 cats, 2 goats, and 4 chickens) lives. She has a pet hamster here in Lexington named Gumbo that she adores. She hopes to one day attend Auburn University for veterinary school.