Meet the Team


Dr. John Kelley<br>DVM photo

Dr. John Kelley

Dr. John Kelley graduated veterinary school in 2005 from University of Illinois. He started at Ceglinski Animal Clinic in May of 2005. Dr. Kelley enjoys doing orthopedic procedures and talking with clients. When Dr. Kelley isn't busy at the clinic, he enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter. Dr. Kelley also shares his house with a couple of Chihuahuas and a sweet old bird dog.

Dr. Reca  Kirby<br>DVM photo

Dr. Reca Kirby

Dr. Reca Kirby graduated from Auburn University with a degree in veterinary medicine in 1996. She joined Ceglinski Animal Clinic in 2017. Reca works at our clinic in Paducah one day a week and on some Saturdays, the rest of the week she works at our satellite clinic in Calvert City. She particularly enjoys performing soft tissue surgery. Reca enjoys her free time with her husband, son, and a house full of animals! She also enjoys rehabbing wildlife, camping, and canoeing.

Dr. Rennie  Church<br> DVM photo

Dr. Rennie Church

Dr. Church is a 2001 graduate of Auburn University's Veterinary Medicine program. She began her career at Ceglinski's in June of 2001. Dr. Church enjoys internal medicine, and soft tissue surgeries. When she isn't at the clinic she spends time with her husband and two boys, and their plethora of pets! Her hobbies include running, reading, and watching her kids play music and sports.

Dr. Laura  Williams<br>DVM photo

Dr. Laura Williams

Dr. Laura Williams is a 2008 graduate of Murray State University, and completed veterinary school at Auburn University. She is originally from Eddyville Kentucky and joined Ceglinski's in 2015. Dr. Williams has special interests in soft tissue surgery, dermatology and feline medicine. In her free time, she enjoys running, watching her favorite sports teams, and playing piano, trumpet, and French horn. Laura has a menagerie of pets including cats, dogs, chickens, and sheep.

Dr. Kimberly Rushing </br> DVM  photo

Dr. Kimberly Rushing

Dr. Kimberly Rushing grew up in Hickman County, attended Murray State University, and graduated from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2003. She joined the Ceglinski Animal clinic team in November 2019. Dr. Rushing enjoys internal medicine cases and soft tissue surgeries. She takes advantage of her free time by going shopping with her mom, reading, watching movies, and spending time with her Boxers. 


Cami<br>Licensed Veterinary Technician  photo

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Cami is one of our Licensed Veterinary Technicians, she graduated from Murray State University in 2013 and began at Ceglinski's in October of that year. Cami enjoys dentistry and assisting with surgeries. In her free time, she enjoys spending time outdoors with her son and family and working/playing with her Australian Shepherds.

Kat<br>LVT  photo


Kat began at Ceglinski's in 2016 as a receptionist and assistant. She is currently in school through St. Petersburg College's distance program to become a licensed technician and plans to graduate in 2019. Kat currently has her BA from Florida Atlantic University in Psychology. She loves spending time at home with her two cats and dog.

Jorrie<br>LVT   photo


Jorrie has been a Licensed Veterinary Technician at Ceglinski's since 2014. She graduated from Murray State University with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Animal Health Technology in 2012. Jorrie's favorite time of year is dental health month when she gets to help make sure your pet's mouth is as healthy as possible! In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her 3 cats, 2 dogs, and a ball python.

Ashley  photo


Ashley is one of the receptionists at the clinic, she joined our team in July of 2018. You will typically meet her while checking in or out or speak with her on the phone. When she isn't at work, Ashley enjoys spending time with her husband and two children. She has three furry children, two cats, and a German Shepherd puppy, that she also enjoys watching play with their human children!

Gail </br> Office Manager photo

Office Manager

Gail began at Ceglinski's as a volunteer in February of 1991, and after two weeks was offered a job as a receptionist and veterinary assistant. Five years later she became the office manager and the rest is history. If you've ever met Gail, you know she loves animals and it is clear animals love her!

Theresa<br>Receptionist  photo


Theresa is a receptionist at the clinic, if you have called the clinic, chances are you've spoken to Theresa! She is often tasked with making appointments, taking prescription refill requests, or just addressing your concerns over the phone. When Theresa is free, she enjoys reading, spending time with family and listening to classic rock or country music.

Megan<br>LVT  photo


Megan is a Licensed Veterinary Technician at the clinic, she graduated with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Animal Health Technology from Murray State University in 2015. She works hard to give the best care to your pets. When she is not at work caring for pets, she enjoys her time at home with her husband, two girls, and their beagles.

Payton Ballard </br> LVT photo

Payton Ballard

Payton graduated Murray State University in August of 2020 and Passed her Licensing exam the following November. She has three elder Labrador Retrievers, a Terrior Mix, and DLH Kitty. She enjoys spending time outdoors hunting, and riding ATVs with her friends and family. Payton joined our team in early 2021 and enjoys clinical lab work and client education. 

Rachelle </br>Vet Assistant photo

Vet Assistant

Rachelle will graduate from Murray State University in December 2019 with a BSA in Animal Health Technology. Her passion to help animals started when she was very little and she was the kid who was always bringing home strays to take care of. She is married with two children. She also has a rabbit, a cat, and a dog. She enjoys traveling with her husband and children and attending car shows throughout the midwest.

Robyn</br> Vet Assistant  photo

Vet Assistant

Robyn started at Ceglinski May 2019 and is doing online classes at Cedar Valley College to earn her license as a Veterinary Technician. She enjoys phlebotomy and assisting in surgeries. She recently moved back home to Marshall County with her family from Texas to be closer to their families. She enjoys spending family time with her husband and son, reading, and going to rock concerts with her husband.

Emily (EJ) </br> Vet Assistant photo

Emily (EJ)
Vet Assistant

Ej is a Murray State University graduate with a BSA in Animal Health Technology. She joined our team in March of 2020 and enjoys helping the doctor with exams on everyone's fur babies. When she isn't at work, she enjoys outdoor activities like hiking and horse back riding. Her pack at home includes three dogs and a rabbit! 

Bobbie </br> Receptionist photo


Bobbie is originally from Chicago but has been in the area for the last several years. She joined Ceglinski Animal Clinic in March 2021. She is currently enrolled at Murray State University studying zoology and is enjoying her time here getting a bit of experience in the Animal Health world! She is engaged and has a young son who she enjoys spending her time outside of work with. She also has 2 dogs and a hamster! 

Julia</br> CVT  photo


Julia is a CVT who graduated from Murray State’s Veterinary Technology program. When not at the clinic, she enjoys spending time outside with her husband and three year old son. She also loves taking care of her two dogs, one cat, and two horses.

Sherene</BR> Receptionist  photo


One of our Receptionist you're likely to meet is Sherene. She has a love for all animals but especially Frenchie and those of the porcine variety. With 3 house pigs of her own, 2 Jack Russells, and her partner in crime- French Bulldog Paris, she has little time to be bored. Sherene and her husband Dan also have a 19-year-old son, Tyler, that helps out on the farm when not busy at work. Sherene loves tennis shoes, t-shirts, and all that sparkles and shines. 

Ali</br> Receptionist photo


Ali started her career as a veterinary receptionist/ assistant in 2016 and joined team Ceglinski Animal Clinic in 2020.  She aspires to be a veterinarian and open a pit bull rescue one day. She enjoys the medical aspect of veterinary work, but also loves the cuddles and play that comes with the job. She enjoys spending her free time traveling and spending time with her 3 dogs, 2 geckos, and family.

Ceglinski Animal Clinic

5401 Blandville Rd

Paducah, KY 42001

For general information, questions, appointment requests, call us at:

(270) 554-0171

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Sunday Closed

Monday 8:00am - 5:00pm

Tuesday 8:00am - 6:00pm

Wednesday 8:00am - 5:00pm

Thursday 8:00am - 6:00pm

Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm

Saturday 8:00am - 12:00pm

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