Dr. Noel Lucas, Veterinarian/Owner/Fear Free Certified Professional
Dr. Noel Lucas grew up in a small rural town in Northern Indiana. She graduated Indiana University with a B.S. in Biochemistry and went on to graduate from the Purdue School of Veterinary Medicine as the class of 2000 Salutatorian. Her clinical veterinary education was focused intently on small animal medicine, surgery, and dentistry. After moving to Nashville, she has continued to hone her skills in treating dogs, cats, and small pocket pets. She started the forward thinking Blue Oasis Pet Hospital in 2013 and is proud to have become an AAHA (American Animal Hospital Association) Accredited Hospital in 2014 and a Fear Free Certified Hospital in 2018. Dr. Lucas has special interests in dermatology and senior pet health. She has extensive expertise in dentistry and oral surgery. She is currently a member of the TVMA, AVMA, Fear Free Professionals and AAHA.
Dr. Randi Sansom, Veterinarian/Associate/Fear Free Certified Professional
Dr. Randi grew up in northwest Ohio and earned her undergraduate degree from Wright State University with a major in Biology. She moved to Tennessee and applied to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where she earned her DVM in 2017. She has special interests in ophthalmology, internal medicine, feline care, and dentistry. She has lived in Tennessee for many years and shares her home with her dog Bruce and her “spirited” cats Elliot and Crookshanks.
Jamie C. , CVPM/Fear Free Certified Professional
Jamie has worked as a veterinary assistant for many years. She has experience in various veterinary settings including general practices, emergency clinics, and corporate practices. She obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from MTSU in 2013 and her CVPM certification in 2017. She has 3 dogs and a cat.
Dannette Manning, LVT/Lead Pet Nurse/Fear Free Certified Professional
Originally from South Florida, Danette has worked as a licensed Veterinary Technician since earning her Associates degree in Veterinary Technology in 2010. She has a special interest in animal behavior. Danette moved to Tennessee in 2001 where she met her husband. They share their home with 3 dogs and 3 cats.
Leticia Lamberty, LVT/Pet Nurse/Fear Free Certified Professional
Leticia earned her associates degree in Veterinary Technology in 2000. She moved to Tennessee from Colorado in 2015. She now lives in Mount Juliet with her husband, daughter and 2 dogs.
Jessica Ritchie, LVT/Pet Nurse/Fear Free Certified Professional
Jessica has worked as a veterinary assistant/technician since 2000. She graduated from Penn Foster College with honors, earning her Associates degree in Veterinary Technology in 2017. Jessica is originally from Murfreesboro and currently resides in Carthage with her son, 2 dogs, and 1 cat.
Karen McNulty, Pet Nurse/Fear Free Certified Professional
Karen has worked as a technician for many years after earning her Bachelor’s degree in Pre-Veterinary Medicine. She moved to Middle Tennessee in 2010 and lives with her husband, son, 3 cats, and a dog.
Kim Sweat, Client Service Specialist/Fear Free Certified Professional
Kim has worked as a veterinary technician for several years in the Nashville area. She also studied animal behavior in college. Kim grew up in Mt. Juliet and now resides in Donelson with her husband, son, 2 cats and a dog.
Joy Cortez, Client Service Specialist/Fear Free Certified Professional
Joy has an Associate’s degree in office management and has many years experience working in an office setting. She thoroughly enjoys working with pets and their owners. She lives in Murfreesboro with her husband, 3 daughters, a dog and 2 cats.