Our Staff

At Louisburg Veterinary Clinic, we understand that you and your pets share a special bond. That’s why we’re passionate about caring for animals. Our friendly veterinarians and staff are committed to providing your pets with the absolute best care.

Jennifer Hummel, DVM

Dr. Jennifer Hummel, DVM, is a Wilson, North Carolina, native with more than 10 years of experience practicing veterinary medicine. She came to Rolesville Veterinary Hospital in 2008 and specializes in care for dogs, cats, and exotic animals.

Upon receiving her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from North Carolina State University, Dr. Hummel practiced at Wilson Veterinary Hospital and also worked at East Carolina Veterinary Emergency Treatment Services. She received her undergraduate degree from East Carolina University.

Dr. Hummel’s passions include surgery, endocrine disease, oncology and emergency medicine. She is a USDA accredited veterinarian. Dr. Hummel has received certification/ training from Vet Stem in stem cell regenerative medicine and is excited about the opportunities that stem cells bring to her feline and canine patients. She has continued her training in surgery thru completing courses such as the NAVC institute in stifle repair, courses thru arthrexx in stifle and hip luxation using the tightrope system and advanced soft tissue surgery thru various conferences. Her goal is to be able to provide advanced surgical procedures & medical treatments for animals and their owners at an affordable price.

When she is not working she enjoys spending time with her family, chasing her daughter Quinn and enjoying being surrounded by her pets – especially her 140 lb bloodhound, Duke.

Shanna Baker, DVM

Dr. Shanna Baker, DVM, was born and raised in Greenville, NC where she developed her love of animals. She had horses, dogs, cats, pocket pets and fish starting at a very early age. She always knew she wanted to be a veterinarian. She worked for Greenville Veterinary Hospital from the time she was fifteen through college. She obtained a BS degree in Biology from East Carolina University and proceeded to Veterinary School here in Raleigh at North Carolina State University graduating in the class of 1997.

After veterinary school, Dr. Baker moved to Mississippi to do a three year combined Internship/Residency program at Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine specializing in Equine medicine and surgery. Although academics were fascinating and teaching students was rewarding she desired to be in private practice where she could form long lasting relationships with clients. She worked for Deer Creek Veterinary Service in Powhatan, VA for six years before returning to the triangle area. She worked for 3H Veterinary Hospital for nine years before finding her home here at Rolesville Veterinary Hospital beginning October of 2014.

Dr. Baker lives in Willow Spring and has a small farm where she has a few horses, a few goats, a mini pig, 2 dogs, 3 cats, 2 ferrets and various reptiles. She loves gardening and spending time at the river and the beach in her spare time. She also enjoys horseback riding and camping.

Amanda, Practice Manager

Amanda grew up in Northern Arizona and is a recent transplant to the beautiful state of North Carolina. she Currently lives on a serene 30 Acre farm in Franklin County with her Fiancée Ryan. She has always loved animals, but she started professionally working in the animal field in 2010 and has worked with The Vets Pets since February 2016, and at Louisburg Veterinary Clinic since June 2017. She loves every aspect of her job and enjoys helping clients care for their pets every day. Outside of work Amanda is a very busy bee, and is always zealously attacking one project or another usually involving gardening, crafting, or exercising at the gym.  She has one goofy boxer mix named Roscoe, one adorable collie mix named Hallie, and two sweet chihuahuas named Lippy and Squikie. In addition to the dogs she has one loving cat named Mitty and a very ornery parrot named Norman.

Alayna, Veterinary Assistant

Alayna has been with Louisburg Veterinary Clinic since 2014, her main job includes assisting the doctor and technician with appointments, surgeries and also helping the receptionist when needed. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her 2 dogs, Hercules and Jäger and her 3 cats Eightball, Minion and Pumpkin-Spice and when she’s not spending time with her fur babies she is enjoying some horseback riding, fishing, and traveling (anything adventurous). Alayna has been passionate about animals all her life and has always wanted to work with them in any capacity. She loves all animals especially Sir Gold the receptionist aka “clinic” cat!

Lori, Practice ManagerLori, Veterinary Assistant

Lori has been with Vets Pets since July 2015. She has worked extensively in veterinary medicine for the last 15 years with a passion for emergency and intensive care. Lori lives in Louisburg with her husband, Anthony, her son, Jackson and their newest addition, daughter, Julianne. They share their home with 2 dogs, Sophia and Ginger, and 2 cats, Rajah and Dexter. She is excited to join the Louisburg Veternary Clinic family as practice manager and is eager to become involved in our community.

Brianna, Receptionist

BB has been with Louisburg Veterinary Clinic since August 2016. She was born and raised in Louisburg, NC. She enjoys working with the clients and their pets daily especially since she has known most of them her whole life from being raised in Louisburg.

She has had animals her whole life, all of them being rescues. She currently has a Rottweiler named Krystal, a Chihuahua named Riley, and 3 cats
named Louis, Henri, and Oscar.

BB will be continuing her her education in Veterinary Medicine after graduating from Louisburg High School in June of 2018. She plans to own her own low-cost mobile clinic one day and help homeless pets and pets families in need of treatment for their pets.