Meet the Allegheny Equine Veterinary Service Team
Professional Skilled Large Animal Routine and Surgical Care
Dr. Tracy Walker
Doctor Tracy Walker grew up in West Virginia just East of Elkins along the Cheat River. Dr. Walker completed her veterinary training at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine, where she focused her studies on large animal medicine and surgery. Upon graduation from veterinary school, Dr. Walker remained at the University of Georgia for advanced clinical training in an equine and large animal internship.
In addition to her formal training, Dr. Walker has traveled to various areas of the country and gained invaluable experience in sport horse medicine, mare management, and foal care. Although much of her background is in the equine industry, Dr. Walker is also very experienced in beef cow, dairy cow, goat, and even llama medicine. Dr. Walker has returned to West Virginia, deciding that there is truly no place like home!
Dr. Walker is very active in many organizations that give back to the community and the veterinary profession. Locally, she serves on the Randolph County Park and Recreation Board, Randolph County 4-H Leaders, and the Randolph County Regional Riding Club. At the state level, Dr. Walker has served as a board member for the West Virginia Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. Walker was also honored to become a member of the American Association of Equine Practitioners Professional Conduct and Ethics Committee in 2012. Dr. Walker is also a member of AQHA, NCHA and a certified veterinary judge for the American Endurance Ride Conference. In her spare time, Dr. Walker enjoys spending time riding any of her eight quarter horses and showing her cutting horse.
Dr. Stacy Church
Doctor Stacy Church was born and raised just north of Atlanta, Georgia. She completed her undergraduate degree at Colorado State University, and her veterinary degree at The University of Georgia where she focused on mixed animal medicine.
Dr. Church has had a love for horses all of her life, owning horses and competing in the hunter/jumper circuit before becoming a veterinarian. She gained small animal experience working as a technician at a clinic in Atlanta for five years prior to veterinary school. Dr. Church also loves to travel, and spent time in Florida, Colorado, and Montana this past year at equine surgical centers learning and observing a variety of different cases.
In her spare time Dr. Church loves to spend time outdoors with her dog Millie, and also enjoys skiing and spending time with her family. She is very excited to be moving to Elkins this year and can’t wait to get started serving the community. Dr. Church’s main interests are equine lameness, colic, and small animal surgery.
Dr. Jessica Harvey
Dr. Jessica Harvey is a Buckhannon native. She completed her undergraduate degree at West Virginia Wesleyan College. Her veterinary degree was done at St. George’s University with her clinical year being completed at Iowa State University. At Iowa State University, she focused on theriogenology and food animal production. After clinical year, she completed a 6 month internship at Iowa State in mixed animal to help prepare her for mixed animal practice.
Dr. Harvey has had a love for cows since she can remember. She grew up raising beef cattle. Through 4-H and FFA, she showed and sold market hogs, market lambs, market goats, market rabbits, market steers, and feeder calves. She achieved her American FFA degree. During summer and winter breaks, she worked in a small animal clinic that allowed her to gain small animal experience.
In her spare time, Dr. Harvey loves to spend time with her animals whether it be dogs, cats, or cows. She can also be found on a tractor if the occasion arises. Dr. Harvey’s main interests are food animal reproduction, herd health, and small animal surgery.
Katie Mallow has been at AEVS since the Spring of 2006. She is originally from Beverly, and has been an avid horse owner for over 30 years. As a teenager, she was very active with 4-H and hunter/jumpers, and later showed AQHA on her mare, JJ Lea Breeze. Katie attended Morehead State University where she studied veterinary technology and received a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture and Animal Sciences and a minor in Business Management in 1997. After graduating, Katie remained in Kentucky for the next three years working as a broodmare manager at an established breeding operation. There she received extensive experience in breeding and foaling management.
Katie handles many duties at AEVS from nursing care and client communication to billing and special orders. In her spare time, Katie enjoys spending time with her family, her Border Collie, Stella, and Australian Shepherd, Sis. Katie is a member of the American Association of Equine Veterinary Technicians.
Adam Sharp, Veterinary Assistant
Adam grew up in Randolph County. He graduated from AB University in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Environmental Science. Adam has volunteered and worked as an adoption specialist at the Randolph County Humane Society since 2007. Adam would like to pursue a career in veterinary medicine and will apply to veterinary school soon. In his free time, Adam enjoys spending time with his dogs, Lola and Lucy, and his cat, Winifred.
Amy Dewitt, Veterinary Assistant
Amy Dewitt was raised in Kentucky, and moved back to Elkins in 2005 to be near her family. Amy worked for five years as part of the treatment team at the Beverly Pike Veterinary Clinic with Dr. Crissman and Dr. Walker and then left to raise her daughter. She rejoined the practice in Spring 2016 at our new location and we are so happy to have her! In her spare time, Amy enjoys spending time with her daughter and gardening. She shares her home with her three cats.
Vickie Crosston, Receptionist
Vickie joined our team in September of 2015. Vickie is an Elkins native and brings with her years of experience in the health care profession. Vickie is friendly, approachable, and an asset to our team as she welcomes clients to the practice. In her spare time, Vickie enjoys spending time with her husband and grandchildren. Vicki resides on a farm with her dog, Bailey, a horse, and a pony.
Jessica Phillips, Receptionist
Jessica is originally from Elkins and joined our practice in June 2017. She offers several years of experience in human health. We welcome her as an anchor for our reception staff. Jessica resides in Elkins with her two dogs, Mavah and Macie.