Get To Know The Faces Behind The Care

From our skilled veterinarians to our caring support staff, each member plays a crucial role in delivering personalized care and fostering a warm, welcoming environment for you and your furry companions.

Our Doctors

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


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 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


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


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


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.

Our Staff


Facility Manager

Snickers was raised in the clinic and therefore has a special set of skills to manage the facility. He can often be found checking out the copiers and computers at the front desk, making sure everything is running smoothly, or watching our lab station checking the machines for possible problems. He also doubles as a cat carrier inspector, he will make sure the carrier is suitable to carry the weight of a cat by sitting on the top of it. When he isn’t busy with his job, he can be found lounging with his partner, Skittles, in various sunny spots around the clinic. 


Clinic Manager

Skittles came to us as an adult who had lived a rough and tough life outside for a few years. When he was done with that life, he decided living in the clinic making sure the day to day jobs get done seemed like the perfect job for him. He is often found holding up the walls of the clinic by lounging against them, sometimes gracing us with his belly while he cleans it. He enjoys sitting at the front desk on occasion, keeping an eye on the employees and making sure they’re doing their jobs accurately. When he is off duty, he likes to get belly rubs from his favorite people and nap on the couch in the break room. 


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.


Licensed Veterinary Technician

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.


Veterinary Technician

MaKayla graduated from Murray State University with a BSA in Animal Technology in August 2022. She joined the Ceglinski team in January 2022. MaKayla is married and has three dogs at home. She enjoys spending time with her family and, most of all, playing with her dogs and spending time with her husband.


Licensed Veterinary Technician

Olivia graduated from Murray State University in 2021 with a BSA in Animal Technology. She joined our team of technicians that same year and went on to gain her LVT license. Olivia enjoys reading, drawing, and hanging out with her cat outside of work.


Veterinary Technician

Helen graduated from WKCTC in 2019 and then from Murray State University’s Vet Tech/Pre-Vet program in December 2022. She was born and raised in Western Kentucky and has always dreamed of being in the veterinary medicine field. She joined our team of technicians in 2022. When she isn’t at work, she enjoys the mountain air and warm sunny beaches and riding side by side with her boyfriend. Together they have three german shepherds- Koda, Fox, and Diesel, and an Anatolian/ Pyrenees mix named Tomac. She credits her success today to the support of her parents and family.



Carly moved from Washington state to Paducah in March 2020. She loves working with animals and started with our team in 2021 as a receptionist. Carly enjoys spending time with her husband and stepson when she isn’t working. She also likes hiking with her dogs and friends. Carly has three dogs, four cats, and a horse in the family.


Licensed Veterinary Technician

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.


Veterinary Technician

Makenzie, MO, has been at Ceglinski Animal Clinic since 2021. MO is a graduate of Murray State University with her BSA in Animal Technology as of August 2023. MO enjoys traveling, her favorite places she has visited are Seattle, WA and Vancouver, Canada. MO also loves spending time with her three dogs and two cats. 


Veterinary Technician

Lexi graduated from Murray State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Science in 2018 and joined our team of technicians the same year. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her animals, traveling and spending time on her family farm. 


Veterinary Technician

Hannah has been at Ceglinski Animal Clinic since she was in high school. She is currently enrolled as a junior in Murray State’s pre-veterinary medicine program in hopes of attending vet school in the future. Outside of the clinic, she enjoys baking and photography. She also loves spending time with her family, her cat, Bandit, and dog, Jack.


Veterinary Technician

Savannah graduated from Murray in 2021 with a BSA in animal technology. She earned her license in November of that same year and started at Ceglinskis in August 2022. She has two dogs, a cat, chickens and ducks. In her free time, Savannah enjoys traveling/trying new things, going to the lake, reading, or spending time with family. 



Emily moved to the area in 2007 and joined our receptionist team in 2022. She is recently married and enjoys spending time with her husband and their dog. She spends her free time dancing, reading, and writing.