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New Shackle Island Veterinary Hospital is a locally owned full service small animal hospital. We have proudly served the community of Hendersonville since 2000. During this time our focus has been providing the best care for your pets and helping owners to determine the best course to take. Whether it be routine care, an illness, or surgical care for your dog or cat please contact us. After hours emergency service available at Rivergate Pet Emergency Clinic. 615-859-3778

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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If you live in Hendersonville or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further.'Our veterinarians are licensed TN veterinarians, treating all types of pets. Your pets’ health and wellbeing are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

New Shackle Island Veterinary Hospital is a full-service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. JP Layne, D.V.M. has years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first-rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our Hendersonville veterinarian.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call (615) 826-0014 or contact us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Hendersonville veterinarian office is very easy to get to - just check out the map below! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Hendersonville pet owners.

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

  • 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.

  • Angelina
    Accounting Assistant

    Bio coming soon.

  • Ashlee

    Licensed Veterinary Technician

  • Ashley
    Veterinary Assistant

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  • Betty
    Receptionist

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  • Emily
    Receptionist

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  • Geri
    Kennel Assistant

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  • Jaime
    Receptionist

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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