Meet Our Team





<strong>Our Doctor</strong></br>Dr. Michelle Westerfeld</br> DVM photo

Our Doctor
Dr. Michelle Westerfeld
DVM

Dr. Michelle Westerfeld is a 1994 graduate of Murray State University with a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture. Michelle then went on to be a 1998 graduate of Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. She is a member of the Kentucky Veterinary Medical Association and the American Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. Westerfeld has enjoyed practicing both small and large animal medicine since graduating from veterinary school but is now dedicated to small animal medicine.

Michelle lives in Murray with her husband Michael and children, Mathew, and Maddie. She has a dog named Apollo, and 2 horses.

She and her husband are members of Journey church and enjoy working on her farm and riding horses in her spare time.

Amanda</br> Practice Manager photo

Amanda
Practice Manager

Amanda is our Practice Manager and has been employed with Murray Animal Hospital since 2003, where she started as an Animal Caretaker while attending Murray State University.

Amanda has since made Murray Ky her hometown where she raises her son, Devon, and cares for her three cats, one dog "Ellie Mae", and three horses.

During her spare time, she enjoys anything outdoors, especially riding horses, fishing, hunting, and kayaking.

Bobbie</br>  photo

Bobbie

Bobbie is the co-owner and CFO of Murray Animal Hospital. In her spare time, she enjoys travelling with her husband and also enjoys spending time with her grandchildren. She has two dogs, "Kobie" and "BB".

Morgan</br> LVT photo

Morgan
LVT

They were born and raised in Louisville, KY and have come to call Murray, KY home. Morgan and their partner Catherine have a small zoo of furry family members including 4 dogs: Mia, Bellatrix, Ziggy, and Elliot and 3 cats: Callifer, Murray, and Nugget. Morgan is an avid house bunny and horse lover and hopes to grow the furry family to include bunnies and horses again in the future. In their spare time, Morgan enjoys spending time outside hiking, painting, and spending time with family and friends.

Racheal</br> LVT photo

Racheal
LVT

Racheal is a licensed Veterinary Technologist and has worked at Murray Animal Hospital since graduating in 2006 Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture. She was born and raised in Murray where she currently resides with her daughter Jaselyn. She has three cats, Ellie, Sprite, Poofanie, and a rescue dog named Jingles.

In her spare time, Racheal enjoys being outdoors, especially on the lake or at the beach. 

Dr. Laura Ken Hoffman</br> DVM photo

Dr. Laura Ken Hoffman
DVM

Dr. Laura Ken Hoffman graduated from Murray State University in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture degree. She then attended Auburn University's College of Veterinary Medicine, graduating in 2010. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Kentucky Veterinary Medical Association.

Dr. Hoffman is a full-time professor with Murray State University in the Pre-Vet/Animal Health Technology Program and enjoys filling in for us when needed during her breaks from teaching. She is originally from Madisonville, KY but she and her husband Ronnie moved back to Murray in May 2013. She and her husband have two sons, Duncan and Griffin as well as being parents to two dogs and a cat. In her spare time, she enjoys relaxing with family, and spending time on their farm with their two boys.

Celeste</br> LVT photo

Celeste
LVT

Celeste is a licensed veterinary technician and has been employed at Murray Animal Hospital since May 2012 as an Animal Caretaker and Client Coordinator. She is a 2014 graduate of Murray State University with an Animal Health Technology degree.

Celeste spends most of her time with her daughter Cadence and the rest of her family. She has a boxer named Layla, and five cats. In her spare time, she enjoys relaxing at the lake and playing with her dog, Layla.

Leigh</br>  photo

Leigh

Leigh is a licensed veterinary technician and has been employed with Murray Animal Hospital since 2020 as a client coordinator. Leigh graduated from Murray State University in 2019 with a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture.  

Leigh is originally from South Carolina and enjoys spending time outdoors, traveling, or spending time with friends and family. She has two dogs named Rocko and Tyson.

Dr. Terry Canerdy</br> DVM photo

Dr. Terry Canerdy
DVM

Dr. Terry Canerdy graduated from University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine in 1982. He opened Murray Animal Hospital in 1990 to provide quality care to small animals. He is a full professor in the Hutson School of Agriculture and is Head of the Veterinary Technology Program at Murray State University.

He has co-authored 25 articles dealing with health issues in dogs and is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Kentucky Veterinary Medical Association, Murray Rotary Club, Association of Veterinary Technician Educators, and the American Society of Veterinary Clinical Pathology.

Hanna</br> LVT photo

Hanna
LVT

Hanna is a licensed veterinary technician and has been with Murray Animal Hospital since 2020. She is originally from Murray Ky and calls this area home. In her spare time she enjoys anything outdoors and riding side by sides on her days off.

Murray Animal Hospital
1601 College Farm Road
Murray, KY 42071

For general information, questions, appointment requests, call us at: 

Phone: (270) 753-2088

Email: murrayanimalhospital@yahoo.com 


Hours

Monday 7:00am - 6:00pm

Tuesday 7:00am - 6:00pm

Wednesday 7:00am - 6:00pm

Thursday 7:00am - 6:00pm

Friday 7:00am - 6:00pm

Saturday Closed

Sunday Closed

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