Trinity Ridge Animal Health

5583 Highway 76 West
Laurens, SC 29360



Kayla Nichols, Licensed Veterinary Technician

Kayla has been with Trinity Ridge Animal health since 2012. She is a Licensed Veterinary Technician. Kayla grew up on a dairy farm in Saluda County, SC. She received her B.S. in Biology from Newberry College in 2010 and then completed the Veterinary Technology Program at Piedmont Technical College in 2012.

Barbara Long, Office Manager

Barbara has been with Trinity Ridge Animal Health since August 2010.  She attended Limestone College and has an Associate Business Degree. Barbara has been in management for over 30 years. She coordinates staff schedules, hiring duties, orders and maintains inventory, and client relations, accounting, and payroll.  Her hobbies are gardening, reading, and spending time with her 4 year old triplet grandsons.  She has no pets at this time as one of the triplets is allergic to dogs.

Mark Moore, Hospital Manager

Mark has been with Trinity Ridge Animal health since 2005. He received his B.S. in Biology from Lander University in 2012. He enjoys both small and large animal, food animal, and hospital operation. He was raised and lives in Laurens with his wife Kaila and two daughters. Their family also includes two dog, a cat, a few rabbits, and a flock of chickens. In his spare time, he enjoys the outdoor activities, fishing, and spending time with family and friends.

Katelyn Herrington, Kennel Manager

Katelyn joined Trinity Ridge Animal Health in September 2014. She is the kennel manager at The Inn at Trinity Ridge Animal health and also serves as a veterinary assistant. Raised in a military family, Katelyn was born in South Carolina, but lived in Florida, Virginia, and Georgia before returning to her home state in 2001. Katelyn's compassionate heart for all pets great and small and a lifelong dream of working with animals sparked her interest in veterinary medicine at a young age. She attended Piedmont Tech and has plans to return to attend the Veterinary Technology program. When Katelyn is not at work, she enjoys reading, working on cars, and spending valued time with family, friends and her two beloved dogs, Gypsy and Bandit.

Kensley Carwile, Veterinary Technician

Kensley joined the Trinity Ridge Animal Health family in 2017 as a veterinary technician. Her passion for animal care began at a young age. Growing up, she gained valuable experience caring for horses which sparked an interest in providing quality care for all animals. After graduating from the Veterinary Technology program at Tri-County Technical College, Kensley joined Trinity Ridge Animal Health. As a member of our team, Kensley enjoys caring for animals large and small in the most compassionate manner. Her interests outside of work include outdoor activities and spending time with family and friends. She has one dog, Liz, and two cats, Molly and Kieran.

Callie Thompson, Receptionist

Callie joined the Trinity Ridge Animal Health team in 2015 as a receptionist. Her love for animals and agriculture drew her to Clemson University where she graduated with a BS in Animal and Veterinary Sciences. When Callie is not at work, she enjoys spending time outside with her husband Brian and their spirited dachshund Scout. They are looking forward to the arrival of their first child in October!

Lexie Franklin, Receptionist

Lexie joined the Trinity Ridge Animal Health team in 2016, following a move from Florida to South Carolina. Her passion for animals was sparked at a young age, desiring to follow in her mother's footsteps as a veterinary health professional. She serves as a receptionist and veterinary assistant at Trinity Ridge and cannot imagine a life where she is not surrounded by animals all day long. When she is not at work, she enjoys spending valued time with her husband Clay, teaching horseback riding lessons, and hiking.