Our Staff

Kathryn Bradshaw | DVM


Trusty Vet veterinarian, Dr. Kathryn A. Bradshaw, DVM has eagerly adopted the philosophy established by Dr. McManus II and is excited to be a co-founder of Trusty Vet Research Park.  Dr. Bradshaw received her DVM degree in 2006 from Kansas State University. Previous to that she attended Texas A&M University where she graduated cum laude with a Bachelors of Science degree in Biomedical Science.  Upon graduation from veterinary school, Dr. Bradshaw became an associate veterinarian at a small animal hospital in Madison, Al.  Prior to the opening of Trusty Vet Research Park, she practiced for five years as an associate veterinarian at Valley Animal Hospital & Pet Resort in southeast Huntsville.

Dr. Bradshaw is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and has served as a past president for the Madison County Veterinary Medical Association.    Dr. Bradshaw has been member of the Huntsville chapter of Executive Women International since January 2012.  She serves her church by teaching children’s Sunday school classes with her husband.  Her hobbies include traveling, cooking, hiking, reading, and spending time with her family. 

Dr. Bradshaw shares her home with her husband, Bo, and her young sons, Benjamin and Barrett.  She also owns two dachshunds- Duncan & Sbisa, and two cats- Grace & Hope.

Ashley Calvin | DVM


Dr. Ashley Calvin graduated from Colorado Sate University in 1997 with a BS of Animal Science, and received her Doctroate of Veterinary Medicine from Tufts University's School of Veterinary Medicine in 2003.  She then returned to Colorado where she was an assoicate and owner of a small animal and exotic animal practice.  Dr. Calvin recently relocated to the Huntsville area with her family, when her husband took a job with NASA.

Dr. Calvin enjoys internal medicine, dental care, and managing chronic diseases such as liver disease, kidney disease and helping to control chronic pain.  She enjoys treating exotic patients and teaching their owners how best to care for these special pets.  She'll treat just about anything and loves learning about each species

Outside of work, Dr. Calvin is kept busy by her supportive husband, Tim and their three children - Rory and Owen are both 5 year olds, and Holland is 3.  She also has four pets - 2 aging cats named Minette and Sunshine, as well as two black lab mixes named Bacon and Letty.  The family is very excited to explore a new part of the country and is enjoying being in Huntsville!

Katherine Roeder | DVM

Katherine Roeder DVM

Dr. Katherine Roeder graduated from Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine.  While in veterinary school, Dr. Roeder worked closely with the emergency veterinarians and technicians in the small animal ICU, taking care of the hospitalized patients.  Prior to attending vet school, she received a Bachelors of Science degree in Animal and Dairy Sciences as well as Zoology.

Dr. Roeder takes tremendous pride in being part of the veterinary field and loves the constant growth and knowledge that it has to offer.  She is excited to join the team at Trusty Vet, who strive to accomplish exceptional quality care for every patient, big or small!  Her professional interests include preventative medicine, internal medicine, and ophthalmology. Originally from Birmingham, Dr. Roeder is excited to venture into North Alabama to serve the community of Huntsville and surrounding areas.

She shares her home with her husband - Michael, who is also a veterinarian.  They are both kept busy by their pets - two Labradors (Ernest and Banks), a Vizsla (Piper), two little mixed breeds (Mallie and Meeko), and a cat (Stache).

Dawn | Veterinary Technician Assistant


Dawn has always had a love of animals and knew when she started working in the veterinary field that it was the perfect fit for her.   She began working as a kennel technician in February 2010 and advanced to the positions of groomer and veterinary technician assistant at her previous place of employment.  Dawn enjoys working with pet rescue organizations and has volunteered to be a foster home helping to adopt pets to their new “furever” homes.  She likes every aspect of working with animals.

Dawn shares her home with her husband, three girls, and her many cats and dogs.  She spends her free time fishing and watching movies.  Dawn looks forward to providing compassionate care to Trusty Vet clients and their pets for many years to come.


Sianna | Veterinary Technician Assistant 


Sianna entered the veterinary field in 2011 at an animal hospital in Athens, Al.  Since Sianna was a small child, she has always had a special compassion and love for all animals.  While she loves assisting with surgery she also loves witnessing the improvement of the pets that come through our clinic the most.

Sianna shares her home with her husband, Justin, and her loving and energetic pit bull terrier , Mylee.  In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her friends and family, enjoying the outdoors, and experimenting in the kitchen.

 Laura | Veterinary Technician Assistant

laura and barneyLaura first began pursuing an interest in medicine through nursing school before she realized that her true passion was working with animals.  She entered the field of Veterinary Medicine in March 2014 beginning as a receptionist where her previous experience in the service industry proved to be an asset.  Laura has enjoyed gaining experience with surgery prep and dental procedures during her time with Trusty Vet.  She also feels rewarded by educating owners about their pet’s medical needs and acting as a patient advocate.

Laura shares her home with her toy poodle, Bruiser, and yellow lab mix, Barney.  Her hobbies include discovering new music, shopping, and playing with her pets.

Olivia | Veterinary Technician Assistant 

olivia and honey

Olivia has always had an interest in animals, science and learning new things. She is a graduate from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa with a Bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences, specializing in Animal Biodiversity and Conservation.  Olivia recently entered the veterinary field in 2015 with hopes of gathering hands on experience to coincide with her educational knowledge of animals.  Olivia loves watching our patients grow, improve and stay healthy pets!  
She shares her home with her Cocker Spaniel, Honey, and Tortoise, named Tortuga.  In her spare time Olivia enjoys spending time cooking, hiking, reading and playing with her pets.

 Mister & Gary| Very Important Office Cat's


We are so happy to have two very handsome boys as wonderful four-legged additions to our team. They are both sweet and friendly and love people!

Mister and Gary are Trusty Vet Research Park's office cats! Come by and meet them!

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Trusty Vet - Affordable Pet Care
6945 Hwy 72, Ste. A
Huntsville, Alabama 35806