Jerrod Johnson, DVM

Dr. Johnson was born and raised in Whitley City, KY. He received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of the Cumberlands in 2007.

In 2011, Dr. Johnson graduated from Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. After graduation he joined North Stewart Veterinary Clinic as an Associate Veterinarian. In 2013, he was asked to open New Hope Veterinary Clinic. A year later, Dr. Johnson became a partner in the practice group, Gateway Animal Care Group, which owns both New Hope Veterinary Clinic and North Stewart Veterinary Clinic, as well as Animal House and Southside Veterinary Clinics.

Currently, Dr. Johnson is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association as well as the Tennessee Veterinary Medical Association.

Dr. Johnson’s professional interests include: Soft Tissue Surgery, Anesthesia/Pain Management, Infectious Disease and Exotic Animal Medicine and Surgery.

In his spare time, Dr. Johnson enjoys fishing, hiking and spending time with his wife Beth and daughter Lily.


Joshua Tyler, DVM

Dr. Tyler was born in Bowling Green, Kentucky and raised on a family farm in Adairville, Kentucky. He attended Western Kentucky University earning a B.S. in Agriculture in 2010, and his D.V.M. from Auburn University in 2017.

Following graduation, Dr. Tyler joined New Hope Veterinary Clinic as an Associate Veterinarian. His professional interests include small animal internal medicine and surgery as well as large animal internal medicine, surgery, and reproduction. He has a son, Jackson, and a blue heeler named Diesel.

Dr. Tyler showed reining horses in AQHA and NRHA as a youth. His hobbies include hunting, fishing, riding 4-wheelers, spending time with family on the farm, and enjoying the great outdoors.


Casey Randle, DVM


Dr. Randle is a 2018 graduate of the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. She is a practice associate with a special interest in Theriogenology (animal reproduction) as well as small animal preventative medicine and internal medicine. In her spare time Dr. Randle enjoys playing with her Australian Cattle dog Penny, napping, and taking trips to the beach.


Dayton Schleicher, DVM


Dr Schleicher was raised in Gallatin, TN. She attended Auburn University where she received a Bachelors of Science in Animal Science in 2010. She then attended the University of Tennessee where she received her Masters of Public Health in 2016 and her DVM in 2018.

After graduation, she returned to middle Tennessee to become a mixed animal veterinarian at New Hope. Dayton enjoys spending time with family, friends, and her dogs- Glenn and Chleo.

Her clinical interests include small ruminant medicine, ruminant reproduction, preventative medicine, and infectious disease.


Jessica Valentin


Jessica is a full-time Licensed Veterinary Technician at New Hope Veterinary Clinic who earned her AAS degree in the Veterinary Technology program at Vol State. She started at New Hope as a student during her clinical rotations where she discovered her passion to work in a mixed animal practice. She has been in the field since 2013 and has a passion to not only help pets, but also to focus on client education and preventive care. She has a son named Lincoln and two dogs, Lucie and Bane. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.


Emma Campbell

Emma joined the New Hope Vet Team in January of 2017.

She is a receptionist at the front desk. Her and her fiancé Blake just recently moved back to Tennessee as this is where he is from. Emma grew up in Lincoln Nebraska. Her and Blake enjoy a variety of actives together such as paddle boarding, surfing, diving, hockey and time with family and friends.

Emma is very excited about her new career with New Hope Vet Clinic and can’t wait for many more years to come.


Rachel Spear


My name is Rachel I am a licensed veterinary technician. I graduated from Volunteer State Community College in 2016 with a degree in Veterinary Technology. I am happily married to my high school sweetheart Kameron. We’re also expecting our first baby this December.
I have a German Shepherd dog named Justice, tortishell cat named Katie, a black and white tuxedo cat named Peta and lastly I have a uromastyx lizard named Pedro.


Aisha Daggs-Morciglio


Aisha is a Veterinary Assistant and first started working at the clinic in 2016. She is from the Bay Area in California and moved to TN in support of her husband’s Army career. She finished earning her B.S. in Biology at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, TN in 2016.

She has always had a passion for animals, domesticated and wild. She works at New Hope and at Walden’s Puddle Wildlife Rehabilitation Center. She is the proud mother two German Shepherds, two cats, several fish and a Kune Kune pig! Her professional goals are to earn her Vet Tech license and a M.S. in an aspect of Wildlife Rehabilitation.


Amber Ayres


My name is Amber Ayres. I am attending Volunteer State Community College to earn my degree as a Veterinary Technician. I will graduate in May of 2019.

I have an interest in all animals and I love that my job allows me to see them all here at New Hope. I personally have a dog named Cooper and a cat named Chaps, but I would like to one day have more dogs and some horses as well.

I love spending time with my family, my husband Louis , and most of all my son Joseph. I love finding new adventures to take on and truly believe a vacation once a year is a necessity


Beth Pollard


Beth grew up in Houston County, TN and currently lives in Pleasant View, Tn. Beth joined the New Hope Vet Clinic family in 2017. She is currently attending Vol State pursuing a career as a Veterinary Technician. Her hobbies include fishing and goat wrangling.


Colby Perry


Colby joined New Hope in March of 2018. When not at the clinic, Colby is an avid reader of anything related to current world affairs. Married in 2017 and proud fur-parent of three wonderful pups. Colby hopes to return to school in pursuit of a career in government, but only after he has spent several years alongside a truly remarkable group of co-workers who he adores.


Mi Hee Caton


My name is Mi Hee Caton. I was born in Korea moved to Honolulu, Hawaii when I was 3 years old. Since my husband is In the military we fortunately got stationed here at fort cambell since feb of 2017. Justin Caton my husband serves as an infantry man in the United stares army. I came to Newhope veterinary clinic while finishing up my veterinary tech assistant program at ABC animal behavior college. I fortunately got hired as a receptionist here where I learn new things everyday and have made really great friends with all my co-workers.
When I am not working I like to spend my time off trooping as I am a member of the 501st legion music city squad.


Kristin Ray


Kristin was born and raised in Clarksville, Tennessee. She has been a receptionist in the Veterinary Field for almost 5 years. She joined Gateway Animal Care Group, PC in 2013. She has 2 dogs and a cat. Barkley, Simon, and Hoyt who are all full of love and very entertaining. She enjoys spending time with her family, fishing with her husband, and reading.


Miranda Fowle


Miranda Fowle graduated from Vol State in 2017 and joined the Gateway Animal Care Group family shortly after. Miranda has a special interest in small and large animal surgery and emergency medicine. Her hobbies include camping, Disney movies and aerial fitness. She lives in Clarksville with her cats, Polly and Slick.


Katie Neblett


Katie Neblett was raised on a family farm in Cedar Hill, TN, where she and her family raised and showed Tennessee Walking Horses. After high school she attended Volunteer State Community College and was enrolled in Veterinary Technology Program. Katie graduated from Vol State in May of 2018 and earned her AAS degree. She plans on taking her national boards in the fall to become a licensed technician.

Katie joined New Hope Veterinary Clinic in November of 2017 and enjoys working in a mixed animal practice.

Katie’s interests include spending time with her family, friends, her dogs (Harley, Marley, and Parker), riding horses, baking and gardening.