Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team!

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Vetcare of Calera in Calera! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!

Please call us at 205-668-4233 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!

Dr. Keri M. Hicks - Veterinarian

Dr. Keri Hicks was raised in Trussville, Alabama and graduated from Hewitt-Trussville High School in 1994. She then attended Mississippi State University and graduated from the College of Veterinary Medicine in 2001. Dr. Hicks has been practicing veterinary medicine since 2001. She opened Vetcare of Calera in 2013. Dr. Hicks and her husband, Jon, live in Calera with their son, Joseph, who was born in September of 2014. They also have 2 pups named Maggie and Polly.

Hannah - Veterinary Technician

Hannah is a lifelong Calera resident who graduated from Calera High School. She started working as a part time kennel attendant in high school and because of her passion for the animals, she quickly worked her way to technician. Her experience and loving nature makes her an invaluable member of our team. She has one fur baby, Doug, which she adopted a few years ago. She enjoys hiking and spending time at the lake.

Courtney - Veterinary Technician

Courtney is from Columbiana. She has a passion for animal care and has a special interest in becoming a wildlife rehabilitator. She enjoys spending time outside and has a menagerie of animals including 4 dogs, 1 cat, chickens, goats, pigs, and a sugar glider. All our patients love her calm and easy going demeanor.

Madison - Kennel Technician

Madison has been helping take care of the babies staying with us for a year now. She is from Jemison and is attending Jefferson State Community College. She loves cooking and baking (and we LOVE her cooking and baking!!). She has dogs, cats, and a hedgehog.

Melissa - Client Service Representative

Melissa is also a Calera native. She lives here in Calera with her husband and daughter. She is also mom to fur babies Kit Kat, Dottie, and new puppy Maddie. She enjoys spending time with her family and traveling. At work, she is the “work mom” of our group. She has the amazing ability to remember our patients by name when they come to visit.

Katie - Client Service Representative

Katie lives in Columbiana with her husband and 2 daughters. She graduated from the University of Montevallo with a Bachelor’s in Elementary Education. She worked in the school system for 7 years before joining our team to pursue her dream of working with animals. She has 2 dogs and 3 cats. Her smile makes everyone feel welcome.

Mandy - Fear Free Advocate

Mandy, or “the treat lady”, as all the dogs call her, is a Shelby native. She is married to a retired Fire Captain. She has a daughter, a grandson and 4 fur babies. She loves reading, traveling, and working with animals. She is usually the first to greet you when you visit and loves to dote on your fur baby!

Maggie - Clinic Greeter

Maggie is a chocolate Labrador Retriever whose hobbies include playing catch, eating and sleeping! She was adopted by Dr. Hicks in 2012 after an injury required amputating one of her front legs. It hasn’t slowed her down a bit though. She runs and jumps with the best of them!