Dr. Zick

Dr. Zick is a North Carolina native who grew up in the triangle area. Dr. Zick attended NC State University for both her undergraduate and veterinary training.

She has been practicing small animal veterinary medicine for 7 1/2 years as an associate in the Rocky Mount area and has been voted Best Vet in the Rocky Mount Telegram.

Dr. Zick is so excited to be opening Amelia Grace animal hospital in the Clayton area.

Dr. Zick’s family has made the move to Clayton including her husband, Chris, her five-year-old son, Avery, her three-year-old daughter, Abigail, and her three rambunctious dogs; Spikey, Bubba, and Gladys. She looks forward to meeting you and your family!

Dr. Carson

Dr. Carson grew up in Greenville North Carolina but has lived in the triangle area for the past 12 years. Dr. Carson attended NC State University for both her undergraduate and veterinary training.

Prior to veterinary school, she worked at the NC State Veterinary School as a veterinary assistant in the laboratory animal department for 8 years where she got to take care of all different kinds of species! While in veterinary school she was the president of the Behavior club and conducted behavior-based research projects in her spare time such as travel anxiety in cats and dog leash aggression.

Dr. Carson is really excited to be a part of the Amelia Grace Animal Hospital! Dr. Carson has special interests in behavior medicine and exotic species but really enjoys any day that she gets to meet new people and take care of their pets!

Dr. Carson and her husband live in the Clayton area. They have two dogs named Forgione and Rue. Dr. Carson enjoys being outside, reading books while drinking coffee, and is an active member of her church.


Meet Selina! She is a Registered Veterinary Technician of 20 years with 22 years experience! She grew up on Long Island, NY and moved to Clayton, NC in 2008. Her veterinary passions include breeding and reproduction, and neonatal and young adult care. In her free time, she hangs out with her two daughters, Morgan and Kendall, and husband Jonny. Selina has 3 furbabies, Reya the Shih Tzu, Dozer the Rottweiler, and Reese the orange fluffy cat. She has many hobbies but her favorites include sewing, kayaking, going to the beach, and Happy Planning.


Let us introduce Brittany! She is a Registered Veterinary Technician of 4 years with 7 years of experience. Brittany has lived in the Clayton area since 1999. Her veterinary passions include all things feline, and behavior in all species. Brittany is newly married to her husband, Chris. She has 3 furry loved ones: Talley, the Golden Retriever, Benny the best orange cat, and Tiny the other best orange cat. Her favorite pastimes include caring for and showing her horse, rooting for the Wolfpack, and eating whatever her husband cooks!


Meet Shelly! Shelly is our full-time receptionist and she always greets you with a smile because she is a truly happy and positive southern girl! Shelly has worked in veterinary medicine as both a receptionist and veterinary assistant in the past so she is an experienced member of our veterinary team. She also spends a great deal of her time training horses, barrel racing, and helping little people become more comfortable on horses. We are so excited that Shelly is a part of our team!


Meet Miranda! Miranda is currently an undergraduate student at North Carolina State University. She is majoring in Animal Science with a Pre-Veterinary Bioscience concentration. She has lived in North Carolina and is from the Charlotte area. Miranda loves working with dogs, but is super excited to work with all furry friends! Miranda has one dog back at home, Samson, who is her crazy baby. He is a 3-year old English golden retriever, and is a ball of energy! Miranda’s hobbies include working with any and all animals, reading, watching movies, and driving around Raleigh to site-see!


Hannah has had a passion for animals since she was a little girl. Originally from Alabama Hannah loves living in NC with her husband and beautiful dog Mercedes. In her spare time, Hannah enjoys reading, walking her dog, self-care days and cooking/baking.


She is a veterinary assistant at Amelia Grace Animal Hospital! Caitlyn is currently an undergraduate student at Campbell University, She is majoring in Biology Pre-Veterinary Medicine with a double minor in Spanish and Honors Interdisciplinary Studies. Caitlyn is a captain on her track and field team, resident assistant of a freshman dorm, and a microbiology research student. Caitlyn has two horses, Angel and Lady, a Mini Australian Shephard named Nash, and a cat named Avery. Caitlyn plans to attend Veterinary School and become an Equine Veterinarian. Her hobbies include riding horses, oil painting, reading, and going on adventures.


Shanna is one of our part-time veterinary assistants. Shanna is passionate about animals and veterinary medicine with a huge heart for dog rescue. When she is not working, she is probably taking care of her dogs, hiking with her dogs, or taking orphans to adoption events. We are thrilled to have her as part of our team!


Carly is joining our team as a Veterinary Assistant! Carly Is currently an undergraduate student at North Carolina State University. She is majoring in Nutrition Science and has a passion for animal physical therapy. Carly was born in Orlando, FL, and later moved up to Charlotte. Carly has three dogs: 4-year-old Roxy, 16-year-old Niko, and 11-month-old Hazel. She also has a 10-year-old calico cat named Scarlett. Carly’s hobbies include hiking, spending time with friends. watching movies, and baking.


Danielle joined our team in 2021 as a veterinary assistant. Danielle has years of experience in veterinary medicine and is currently a veterinary student at NCSU. She hopes to become a small animal Veterinarian after graduating in 2024. She has 2 cats, 2 dogs, and enjoys walking trails and cooking.


Welcome, Nikki to our team! Nikki has been a Veterinary Assistant for over 13 years. She is originally from Tennessee. Nikki enjoys coffee, knitting, and going to the beach! She is also known to randomly break out in song! We love Nikki and so will you!