Paws Animal Hospital

1950 Laurel Manor Dr. #230
The Villages, FL 32162



Paws Animal Hospital - Staff



Shellea - Practice Manager and FVMA Certified Veterinary Assistant


Practice Manager and  FVMA Certified Veterinary Assistant


Shellea has been in the veterinary field for over 20 years. She has been a part of the Paws Family since 2009. She is passionate about her work and love for animals. Shellea is married with 3 children and 5 adorable grandchildren. She also has 4 fur babies at home, including 2 dogs and 2 cats. 

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Danielle -BS and FVMA Certified Veterinary Assistant


Lead Veterinary Technician; BS and FVMA Certified Veterinary Assistant


Danielle started at Paws right out of High School in 2007 as a Kennel Technician and Veterinary Assistant. She went on to earn a Bachelor’s Degree in Integrative Animal Biology from The University of South Florida. Her love of animals led her back to join the Paws family in 2014. She has since worked her way up to  become our Lead Veterinary Technician. Danielle and her husband, married in 2018, just bought their first home in Belleview. They are the proud parents of several Kitties and an adorable Bearded Dragon named Ernie. She loves to travel and spend quality time with friends and family.

Eileen - Veterinary Technician


Veterinary Technician


Eileen recently moved to Florida from Long Island.  She has been in the veterinary field for over 20 years.  Eileen joined Paws Animal Hospital in 2020. She enjoys long walks on the beach with her husband and her diabetic dog Donald. 

Ashley - Veterinary Technician


Veterinary Technician 


Ashley was born and raised in Lake county, she started her veterinary journey 15 years ago.  Ashley has a passion for emergency medicine and ultrasound.  When she is not at work, she can usually be found at a softball field cheering on her teenage daughter.  Car shows, concerts and paddle boarding are some of her non-vet related favorite things.  She has 5 four legged children at home, Ruger (catahoula), Clyde (anatolian shepherd), and 3 kitties, Mo, Oscar and Ty.

Jeanette - Veterinary Technician


Veterinary Technician


Jeanette lives on a farm and has been in the veterinary field for 16 years.  She has 3 horses, 1 mini horse, 7 dogs, 2 parrots and 2 cats.  She also has 3 children and 2 grand babies. Jeanette enjoys going to rodeos and traveling to old towns in different states to learn their history.  

Braelyn - Veterinary Assistant


Veterinary Assistant


Braelyn is a huge family person, her daughter is the light of her life! She is attending ASU online for a Bachelors degree in Pre-Veterinary Medicine.  Braelyn is also an Assistant Head Coach for girl's varsity high school basketball at The Villages High School.  She has six dogs, Zeus (german shepherd), Tank (pitbull), Taco (pitbull), Reese (miniature dachshund), Willow (miniature dachshund), Maggie (german shepherd), and one cat, Batman.  When she is not working or coaching, Braelyn likes to listen to music, read, go on long drives and do puzzles.  One thing on her bucket list is to free dive with Great White Sharks! 

Coming Soon


Certified Veterinary Technician 


Jennifer graduated from veterinary technician school in 2020.  Working in the veterinary field is all she has ver dreamed about.  Jennifer has 3 cats at home and hopes to build her animal family in the near future.   She enjoys going on adventures, reading and spending time with family at home. 

Skadi - Veterinary Technician 


Veterinary Technician 


Skadi has always had a passion for animals. She started volunteering at local animal shelters and TNR cat programs when she was in the 6th grade.  Her love for animals grew more each day.  10 years ago Skadi moved to Baltimore City and became a CSR at a non profit animal shelter, she worked her way through kennel, surgery technician and eventually veterinary technician.  Her heart belongs to animal welfare, helping innocent fur-babies and participating in community programs as well as teaching people to become awesome and responsible pet parents.  Skadi felt it was time to further her education and worked in Urgent care, ER hospitals and general practices.  She moved to Lady Lake, FL in 2023 where she found her new animal family at Paws Animal Hospital.  She hopes to continue her education, grow her passion and compassion for animals and pet parents alike. 

Paige - Veterinary Technician 


Veterinary Technician 


Paige has been in the veterinary field for about 10 years. She joined the paws family in 2023 as a veterinary technician. Paige has a beautiful baby girl and enjoys long walks on the beach with her two dogs.

Sydney - Veterinary Assistant/ Kennel Assistant


Veterinary Assistant/ Kennel Assistant


Sydney joined Paws in 2020, she is working as a veterinary and kennel assistant part time while she attends the University of South Florida to pursue a career as a pediatric occupational therapist. She has a spoiled Siamese cat named Chip and a Labrador Retriever named Roxy.





Moe is originally from Maine, she started in the veterinary field 20 years ago, working as a receptionist, assistant and veterinary technician.  Moe moved to Lady Lake with her family in 2006, when she started working at Paws Animal Hospital.  She has been married to her husband Tim for 32 years.  Their daughter Kirsten is their pride and joy.  She is now blessed with three beautiful grandbabies, Joselyn, Ariel and Lincoln.  Moe also shares much love for her two cats, Kendra Lee and Nunna Beans.  

Sally - Receptionist/ Kennel Assistant


Receptionist / Kennel Assistant


Sally joined the paws family in 2020.  She has been in the veterinary field most of her life and she says she is just here for the puppy kisses. 

Stacy Adams




Stacy has been a Veterinary Receptionist for over 13 years.  She has also worked as a short order cook and loves to read.  She was the Owner/ Operator of a small goat dairy farm in Texas, making soaps and cheese before moving to Florida to be closer to family.  She is mom to 5 goats, 3 cats and a Dalmation named Mango. 

Carine - Receptionist




Carine has had a passion for animals since a young age, she owned her first horse at age 8. At age 14 she got her first job at a stable, working in exchange to lease her heart horse, Goose. At 16 Carine started working a second job at a doggy day care and boarding facility. A month before her 18th birthday Goose passed, and a couple months after that, she moved from South Carolina to Florida, where she started working in the veterinary field. Carine joined the Paws family in 2022 as a Kennel assistant and worked her way up into Veterinary assisting and reception.  Carine has recently moved back to South Carolina but has decided to stay on as a remote receptionist. You may not see her in the office, but Carine will be happy to help you on the phone.



Kennel Assistant, Veterinary Assistant


Zach loves adventuring with his kiddos and helping everyone in any way he can. Zach has been part of the Paws family since 2023.



Kennel Assistant 


Lyndsey graduated from Lake Technical College in 2023 as a certified Veterinary Assistant. She is a dog mom to her American Staffordshire mix Sugar. She has always had a love for animals. Lyndsey loves to spend time with family and her boyfriend/best-friend of 2 years.