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Holly Tree Animal Hospital
Phone: (864) 288-8908
Fax: (864) 288-8262
1332 S Highway 14
Simpsonville, SC 29681


Vet Techs and Assistants

Kristi Hood: Practice Manager

Kristi has been a permanent fixture at HTAH since 2004. Starting as a vet tech, she now manages all aspects of the hospital. Kristi has two kids Jillian and Justin; two dogs June and Fallon, a cat Fred) two snakes and a bearded dragon. In Kristi's spare time she enjoys cooking at home and competing at BBQ competitions all over South Carolina.


Jason Autrey: Assistant Manager/Veterinary Technician

Jason joined Holly Tree Animal Hospital in October 2013.  In his spare time, Jason enjoys his pets at home has a few favorite breeds.  Among those breeds include Chinese Cresteds, Poodles and Dobermans.  Jason has worked in very many aspects of Veterinary medicine, and we are happy that he is an essential part of our team!



Valerie Patton: Licensed Veterinary Technician

Valerie  joined the Holly Tree team in March 2015. She grew up in Michigan where she joined the military. After serving for over 10 years she decided to make a life change and follow her heart which led her to veterinary medicine.


Travis Payne: Veterinary Technician 

Travis joined Holly Tree in September of 2020 and is a great addition to the Holly Tree family! He comes to us with over TWENTY years of veterinary technician training and knowledge. Travis has a huge heart for all animals especially his own two cats Venkman and Winger.





Rainey Booth: Certified Veterinary Assistant 

Rainey joined Holly Tree Animal Hospital in October 2015. She is a graduate of Greenville Technical College where she received her certificate as a Veterinary Assistant in December 2012. Rainey and her husband, Eric, have a two boys Eli and Owen; three cats: Tigger, Snowball, and Marshmallow; and three dogs: Momo, Flynn, and Bear. In her spare time, Rainey enjoys spending time with family as well as relaxing at home with her children and pets.



Katie Laurens: Veterinary Assistant

Katie  joined Holly Tree Animal Hospital as a veterinary assistant in November 2007. She graduated from Greenville technical  college in 2005 majoring in small animal care. Katie loves to find special ways to help our boarders and hospitalized patients feel comfortable and at home in our clinic.




Faith Fowler: Veterinary Assistant

Faith joined Holly Tree in summer 2020 while completing her externship. She has recently graduated from the Veterinary Technology program at Tri-County. In her free time, Faith can be found doing what she loves most, spending time with family and friends.