Dr. Alex Shelley grew up in Taylorsville, KY and graduated from Spencer County High School. He attended the University of Kentucky for undergraduate studies and then earned a DVM degree from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. He and his wife, Jessica, opened Elk Creek Animal Hospital in 2004.

Dr. Brad Bennett grew up in Spencer County where he graduated from Spencer County High School. After high school, Dr. Bennett attended Morehead State University before earning a DVM degree from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine.

Dr Joni Lindquist with DogDr. Joni Lindquist grew up in rural Monroe County and now resides in Oldham County, KY. From the time she was six years old, Dr. Linquist knew that she wanted to be a veterinarian. After completing her undergraduate studies at Lindsey Wilson College, she earned a DVM degree from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2007. Dr Linquit's experience includes equine practice and small animal emergency medicine, reflecting her passion for horses as well as dogs and cats.

In her free time, Dr. Linquist enjoys riding her horses and running with her dogs. She loves Elk Creek Animal Hospital clients and their darling pets!

Dr. Stephanie Crowe graduated from Lindsey Wilson College in 2009 with a Bachelor's degree in Biology. She then attended Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine and graduated in 2013 with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. Prior to joining our team, Dr. Crowe worked at a small animal practice in southern Indiana. Glad to be home in Kentucky, she feels lucky to be doing what she loves at Elk Creek Animal Hospital. She is excited to meet her new patients and clients and to build strong relationships with them.

Dr. Jaime Cottrell grew up and currently resides in Finchville, KY. She received an undergraduate degree from the University of Kentucky and earned a DVM degree from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine.

Outside of work, Dr. Cottrell enjoys spending time with friends and family and reading murder mystery novels. She has a German Shepherd named Evie and a Border Collie mix named Dixie. Living on her grandfather's farm, she also has a menagerie of animals that includes donkeys, sheep, and cattle.