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New Shackle Island Veterinary For Quality Care for Your Pet

Your Hendersonville veterinarian can be your partner in helping to provide the best possible care for your pet. We provide a range of veterinary services to ensure the health of animals from their early months to old age. Our experienced veterinarians and caring staff love animals as much as you do, and are dedicated to doing all they can to provide professional, compassionate care for each of our patients.

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Ensuring Your Pet's Health

Good nutrition, exercise and a safe environment are critical elements for your pet’s care. Quality veterinary care is also necessary, both for maintaining good health throughout life and to treat health emergencies, when they occur. At New Shackle Island Veterinary Hospital, we specialize in small animal care, providing essential vaccinations, parasite prevention, spay and neuter surgery and senior care, so you can enjoy companionship with your pet for many years. When illness occurs, we can provide in-house x-rays and laboratory services to determine the source of the problem. Regular wellness exams can ensure that your pet maintains good health and is a good opportunity to update vaccinations, parasite prevention and weight management measures.

New Shackle Island Veterinary Hospital For Hendersonville Veterinary Care

We are a full service veterinary facility that offer a variety of services for out patients, including wellness care, sick animal visits, emergency care and boarding. Pet owner education is an integral part of our mission, and we can help you determine the best ways to care for your pet, throughout life. If you have questions about your pet’s age, weight, behavior or activity level, we can provide information and advice for your pet’s individual needs. We can also advise you on the newest products available for veterinary care. When you need emergency care after our office hours, we refer you to Rivergate Pet Emergency Clinic at 615-859-3778.

Contact New Shackle Island Veterinary Hospital in Hendersonville, TN

Dr. Layne and his team of veterinary professionals bring their many years of experience to providing quality care for patients in Hendersonville, TN and the surrounding areas. Whether your pet needs preventive care, diagnostics, surgery, dental care or routine vaccinations, we can ensure the highest levels of care at every stage of life. We also provide boarding for our patients. Call New Shackle Island Veterinary Hospital today at (615) 826-0014 for an appointment to learn more about our many services.    

Pet Emergency? Call us right away at (615) 826-0014!

New Shackle Island Veterinary Hospital specializes in small animal preventative care, general surgery & medicine. In-house lab work & blood testing is available, as is limited boarding.

New Shackle Island Veterinary Hospital opened in June of 2000 by JP and Kristina Layne. We are an exclusive small animal practice located in Hendersonville, TN. As the clinic progressed, Dr. Koelling came aboard in 2002.

For your convenience, New Shackle Island Veterinary Hospital is open Monday thru Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 pm and Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon.

After hours emergency services are available at
Rivergate Pet Emergency Clinic: (615) 859-3778


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At New Shackle Island Veterinary Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

JP Layne, D.V.M.
Hendersonville Veterinarian | New Shackle Island Veterinary Hospital | (615) 826-0014

538 New Shackle Island Rd.
Hendersonville, TN 37075

Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Ashlee

    Licensed Veterinary Technician

  • John P. Layne (J.P.), DVM

    Dr. Layne grew up in Worthington, Ohio and moved to Knoxville to attend the University of Tennessee. In 1993 he received his undergraduate bachelor in microbiology and graduated as DVM in 1997. Upon graduation, Dr. Layne worked in a mixed animal practice in Columbia before opening New Shackle Island Veterinary Hospital in 2000.

  • Dwayne Koelling, DVM

    Always having an interest in the biological sciences and a desire to help others and animals the veterinary profession was a natural fit for Dr. Koelling. Upon graduation from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine, he began working in Franklin, TN. After a short time there he joined the staff of New Shackle Island Veterinary Hospital. Dr. Koelling’s special interests professionally include surgery and Chinese herbal therapy. Personally, his interests include spending time outdoors, woodworking, and spending time with his family. We are blessed to have Dr. Koelling as a part of our New Shackle family!

  • Kathryn Latham
    DVM

    Dr. Kathryn “Kat” Latham was born in Seattle, WA, but grew up here in middle Tennessee. She completed her undergraduate degree with a bachelors of Science and Agriculture at Murray State University. She also obtained her veterinary degree from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine.

    Outside of work, some of Dr. Latham’s interests include spending time with her two corgis: Gracie and Darcy. She also enjoys spending time reading, hiking, riding horses, and boxing. She is looking forward to meeting and your pets!

  • Petrina York
    DVM

    Dr. Petrina York was born and raised in Oklahoma. She completed undergraduate, veterinary school and anatomic pathology residency at Oklahoma State University.


    Outside of veterinary medicine, Dr. York loves to spend time with her husband Robert while gardening, traveling and cooking. Both love animals great and small.

  • Julia LeMaistre
    DVM

    Dr. LeMaistre was born and raised in San Antonio,Texas where she grew up an avid equestrian. After graduating from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine, she began working as a mixed animal veterinarian in Texas. Dr. LeMaistre has a special interest in exotic medicine and has spent time in Africa working with wildlife and conservation. She enjoys the challenges of treating all species from elephants to chameleons and all that are in between. Dr. LeMaistre recently moved to Hendersonville with her husband and her menagerie of pets. In her spare time, she likes to cook, travel, and spend time outdoors with her animals.

  • Betty
    Receptionist

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  • Geri
    Kennel Assistant

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  • Jon
    Veterinary Assistant

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  • Judi
    Practice Manager

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  • Karen
    Veterinary Assistant

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  • Kay
    Veterinary Assistant

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  • Kristen
    Kennel Assistant

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  • Melissa
    Licensed Veterinary Technician

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  • Misty
    Receptionist

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  • Nicki
    Licensed Veterinary Technician

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  • Priscilla
    Licensed Veterinary Technician

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  • Allie
    Veterinary Assistant

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  • Destiny
    Veterinary Assistant

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Testimonials

Read What Our Clients Say

  • "The staff is very friendly. And my pup was thoroughly checked out. I felt they really cared about his well being. Thank you guys so much! Hughes Arkansas will see you again in February."
    Kristina Z.
  • "I came to town visiting with my kidney disease dog. We ended up staying longer than expected and I didn't bring enough of his renal diet. NSIVH helped me out by selling me canned food without requiring an exam. I will be keeping their info on the fridge at my parent's house in case we are ever in need of a vet while visiting."
    Ellen R.
  • "Just moved to Hendersonville and brought my dogs here for the first time for their yearly shots and check up. Wonderful service and the staff is great with the animals. The veterinarian was wonderful and explained everything he was doing and why he was doing it. I also loved the 2 ladies at the front desk. They were so funny and nice and made me feel good about bringing my 2 pups in! Couldn't ask for anything more! I will definitely continue to bring my dogs here in the future!"
    Kristen S.

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Hendersonville Office

Monday:

7:30 am-5:30 pm

By Appointment

Tuesday:

7:30 am-5:30 pm

By Appointment

Wednesday:

7:30 am-5:30 pm

By Appointment

Thursday:

7:30 am-5:30 pm

By Appointment

Friday:

7:30 am-5:30 pm

By Appointment

Saturday:

7:30 am-12:00 pm

By Appointment

Sunday:

Closed