Tracy was raised in Dayton, Ohio and is a 1993 graduate of West Carrollton High School. She then moved to Columbus, Ohio to attend The Ohio State University. There she received a bachelor's degree in Zoology while working at The Columbus Zoo as a keeper. She then returned to Dayton and has been working as a veterinary assistant in our surgery and exam rooms ever since. She joined the Paws Inn team in September 2004. Tracy is the proud parent of her son Quinn and lives in Springboro with him, her dog Alex and 4 cats!
Mackenzie PhillipsRegistered Veterinary Technician
Born and raised in Dayton, Ohio Mackenzie is a 1997 graduate of West Carrollton High School. After graduation, she attended The University of Cincinnati where she obtained her Veterinary Technicians license in 2001. She has a houseful of rescue pets and we are lucky to borrow her on Saturdays from her full time job at the Humane Society of Greater Dayton.
Mindy graduated from MVCTC with a certificate in Office Administration and worked in various office positions over the years. She started working as a veterinary receptionist in 2007 and quickly realized her true calling was helping people and their pets. Luckily for us, she joined the Paws Inn team in 2009. You can find Mindy in every area of Paws Inn. She works as a surgery and exam room assistant and also at the desk! Mindy is a long-time resident of Germantown and loves spending her time with her 4 daughters and her 5 grandkids.
Kala graduated from Miamisburg High School in May of 2008. She started working at Paws Inn in October of 2008 in the kennel while she attended the MVCTC to get her Veterinary Aide certificate. In August of 2009 she rejoined the team and started working up front. Now Kala works as a surgery and exam room assistant. Kala is attending Penn Foster college to obtain her Veterinary Technician degree. She and her husband Tony live in Miamisburg with their kids Bentley and Ava, dog Rogan, and a whole pack of kitties!
Brittany graduated from Sinclair Community College in 2010 with her associates in Communication Management. She worked in customer service for several years before realizing that something was amiss. She joined our team in July 2013 as a Receptionist and was able to combine her love of helping people with her love of animals. This year she decided to crosstrain and now you will see her in exam rooms and at the desk. She lives in Cincinnati with her boyfriend Ben and their three dogs Archer, Lana and Mabel and Berlioz the cat.
Alex started working in the kennel while he was in high school and decided to make a career of animal care. You will see him in our exam rooms everyday helping our doctors and patients during their appointment. He lives in Kettering with his family and dog Carmel.
Kaitlin started here at Paws Inn in 2018. She is one amazing customer service rep! You can find her at the front desk and definitely on our phone lines everyday. She lives in Kettering with her husband Chad, their dogs Charlie and Ethel and we can't forget Eve the cat.
Makayla started her vet career at Miami Valley Career Tech School where she studied veterinary science. After graduating in 2017, she remained in the animal field until she started working at Paws Inn in July of 2019. She lives with her boyfriend of three years in Kettering where they care for their four dogs and two cats but also an enjoy an array of nerdy hobbies. She enjoys working with the clientele and helping animals get the care they need.