Dr. Eric Setzer, DVM
Dr. Eric Setzer graduated from the University of Georgia in 1995 and has been in private practice ever since. He has been the owner and operator of Lesslie Animal Hospital since 1997. Dr. Setzer enjoys attending college football games (Go Cocks!), boating, scouting, and spending time with his wonderful wife and four children. Dr. Setzer truly has a passion for animals and thoroughly enjoys being in constant contact with animals of every kind.
Dr. Candace Chmielewski (Dr C), DVM
Dr. Chmielewski (Dr. C) graduated veterinary school from Ross University and began working with us at Lesslie in 2017. Dr. C is an excellent small animal veterinarian, and loves to work with reptiles! So bring all of your friends, whether small or slithery!!
Julia Groves, Office Manager
Julia began her career in veterinary medicine in 1986 and worked in management for 12 years. She began working at Lesslie Animal Hospital in April of 2012. Julia is originally from Indiana and is a BIG PURDUE FAN! She has worked in every aspect of veterinary field. She loves all types of animals but cats will always have a special place in her heart.She has 1 cat, 3 dogs, a husband and 2 sons.
Tammy Moore, Veterinary Assistant
Tammy has lots of experience in the veterinary field, ten years to be exact. She has been with us since April of 2014 and we have enjoyed every moment of it. Tammy has her official Veterinary Assistant Diploma and strives to utilize her knowledge every day. She has an amazing family and multiple pets of her own. She is a York native and loves to help people care for their animals.
John Hallinan, Veterinary Assistant
John graduated from Clemson University in May of 2017. While there he studied Animal Science with a concentration in Pre-Veterinary Medicine. John enjoys football and caring for all of the animals and clients here at Lesslie.
Lacie Linwood, Receptionist
Lacie was born and raised in Belleville, MI and moved down to South Carolina about 13 years ago. She currently has three beautiful children. Lacie began working at Lesslie Animal Hospital in January of 2016.
Elaine Herrara, Receptionist
Vicky Weaver, Veterinary Assistant
A love for science and animals is what encouraged Vicky to begin work in the veterinary field at the early age of 13 as a kennel assistant. She graduated with a degree in biology from Winthrop University. She was welcomed as a veterinary assistant into the staff at Lesslie Animal Hospital in early 2012. Vicky is an avid Gamecock fan and a fabulous dance mom who enjoys fishing, photography, and gardening in what little spare time she has.
Marilee Martin, Groomer
Marilee got her start in pet grooming when she was only 15 years old and has shown and bred AKC Irish Setters for over 30 years! Being well accomplished in both pet and show grooming (including scissoring), she owned, operated, and taught at “Charlotte Academy of Pet Grooming” from 1993-2005. Marilee began working with Lesslie Animal Hospital in 2015.
Queen Lesslie (A.K.A. Pooh Kitty), Clinic Cat
Hobo, Clinic Cat