Team Members

Tracy Chamberlain

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 for the past 7 years. She joined the Paws Inn team in September 2004. Tracy is the proud  parent of Quinn, her loving dog Slider and 4 cats.

Mackenzie Phillips-Kinser
Registered 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.  Once her schooling was complete, she married her husband, Nick.  From there, her family grew and she now has 5 dogs, numerous cats,  and a rabbit!

Mindy Callahan

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. Mindy resides in Germantown with her husband, four daughters, a dog, and a cat.

Kala Fankell

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.  Kala is attending Penn Foster college to obtain her Veterinary Technician degree.  She and Tony live in Miamisburg with Baby Bentley and her 2 dogs, Rogan and Hoss, who she loves very much.

Brittany Hunt

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. She lives in Kettering with her boyfriend Ben and their two dogs and 2 cats.

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