At Rolesville Veterinary Hospital, we understand that you and your pets share a beautiful friendship. 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, D.V.M
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, D.V.M
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.
Colleen Sawyer, D.V.M.
Dr. Sawyer earned her DVM degree with honors from North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2009. She was granted membership to Phi Zeta, the Veterinary Honors Society, for academic achievement. After veterinary school, she completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in Blacksburg, Virginia. She has been in private practice ever since. Dr. Sawyer’s veterinary interests include feline medicine, dentistry, ultrasound, and nutrition.
Dr. Sawyer graduated cum laude from Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri with a B.S. in Biology and a minor in Military Science in 1997. She then served in the United States Army Medical Service Corps, where she achieved the rank of Captain. While in the 82nd Airborne Division, she became a Jumpmaster, earned her Senior Parachutist badge, and served overseas in Afghanistan. Outside of work, she enjoys cycling, running, and swimming. She and her husband Robert have two cats (Scruffy Cat and Abby) and one dog (a yellow lab named Summer).
Melissa Davis, Practice Manager
Melissa has been working in veterinary medicine for more than 20 years. She and her husband Chris have a very spoiled beagle named Mabel. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and always looks forward to college basketball. (GO DUKE!!!) She also enjoys making cakes. Melissa feels blessed to have a job that she has so much passion for.
Brooke, Veterinary Technician
“Only a person who loves a challenge would take on patients who can’t tell them where it hurts.”
Brooke became a Licensed Veterinary Technician in 2006 after graduating from North Virginia Community College. After moving to North Carolina and spending a few (too many) years as a stay-at-home mom, she decided to return to veterinary medicine. Brooke became a Registered Veterinary Technician and has been with RVH since April 2015. Her favorite parts of the job are anesthesia, surgery and helping coworkers learn new things. She lives in Rolesville with her amazing husband, Jared, and crazy kids, Austin & Eliza. They have one dog, Shelby. Brooke loves to read, drink coffee, watch college football (Hokies & Fighting Irish), travel as much as possible, and take naps.
Cloe, Veterinary Assistant
Cloe is a native of North Carolina. She has worked with animals for over 20 years. She is married and has one four-legged daughter.
Jenine, Veterinary Assistant
Jenine has been with Rolesville Veterinary Hospital since 2014. She graduated from Penn Foster in 2013 as a certified Veterinary Assistant. Following graduation Jenine, her husband and her four children moved to North Carolina. They currently live in Raleigh and love it. She has a great passion for helping others, especially animals. Since she was a little girl, she knew that her relationship with animals was a very special one. That special bond would lead to a job she truly loves. Jenine has two Boston Terriers, a Chihuahua, two parakeets, a rabbit and a bearded dragon. In her spare time, Jenine enjoys the outdoors, the beach, golfing and spending time with her family and pets. Above all, she loves doing anything artistic for she is also an artist. You can see her artwork here in the hospital, from paintings, to our monthly discount board, displayed in the lobby. If you know her, you will agree, Jenine is always sharing a smile and a cheery disposition.
Hannah, Veterinary Assistant
Hannah has been working in veterinary medicine for 4 years. She has been with Roleville Veterinary Hospital since January 2015. She is currently in school to get her credentials to be a certified technician. She and her husband Ethan enjoy spoiling their dogs and horses. In her free time, Hannah loves to ride her horse and spend time with her family. Taking time out of her day to help animals is what she LOVES!
Jessica, Veterinary Assistant
Jessica has worked in the Veterinary Field for over 8 years and has been very fortunate to have had the opportunities to work with all types of animals. Jessica loves all aspects of her job and enjoys every minute of it. Prior to working in a veterinary hospital, Jessica worked at a local zoo for over 5 years. Jessica has four dogs, 3 cats and a snake that completes her home.
Gabby, Veterinary Assistant
Gabby has always loved animals since she was a little girl. She has been in the veterinary field for over six years. Helping people and taking care of their animals has always been her passion. Gabby is a North Carolina native and recently moved back from Canada with her dog, Magic. She is happy to be a part of the Rolesville Veterinary Hospital family.
Kristine grew up in Mebane, NC with her parents and older brother. They always had different kinds of animals growing up; it was like a zoo! That’s where her love for animals started. She attended NC State University where she got a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science. She has a beautiful Husky mix, Lily, that she rescued and has been completely in love with ever since! Kristine also has a bearded dragon named Harry who she loves holding at the end of the day when decompressing after a long day at work. She started working at Rolesville Veterinary Hospital in July of 2014 and has loved working there ever since!
Stephanie was born in Florida and raised in North Carolina, then moved to Oklahoma for a few years before returning to North Carolina. Most of her jobs have involved animals in some way, from managing a pet store, managing a pet hotel or physical therapy with dogs and cats who have been injured or are recovering from surgery. Stephanie also volunteers with a wildlife rehab group. She has a Great Dane named Maui, a Siamese named Kip, a Cockatoo named Loki, several fish and snakes.
Kimmie grew up in Nashville, NC with her parents and older sister, She has always had animals from cats and dogs to a pet chicken named Clarabell and a goose named Gooser. She loves animals especially her fur nephew Remington a boxer hound mix. She moved to Wendell NC a few years ago to be closer to work. She has been working in the healthcare field as a CNA and also works at horse shows as an EMT. She is now working here at RVH where she loves her job! She loves the outdoors, especially beside the pond. On her days off, you will find her with a fishing pole in hand enjoying the sunshine and fishing.
Moving to Wake Forest from Florida in 2015 with her husband and three Schnauzers, Tracey has had a long history of working with animals. As the President of the largest no-kill shelter/sanctuary in SW Florida, she was responsible for all aspects of the fundraising, medical care, rescue and adoption of over 500 cats and dogs per year. Tracey has been part of the Rolesville Veterinary Hospital since 2016.