Dr. Hauser was born in Maryland and raised in Raleigh, NC. Dr. Hauser spent most of her childhood in a veterinary clinic. Her mother was a hospital director of a veterinary hospital, and she started working there when she was 14 years old.
Dr. Hauser graduated with an undergraduate in Biological Sciences from North Carolina State University and completed her veterinary degree at Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine. After graduating from veterinary school, she completed a one-year rotating small animal internship at the Regional Veterinary Referral Center in Springfield, VA. This is an intense year of additional training in emergency medicine and additional specialties such as surgery and internal medicine.
In 2015, Dr. Hauser relocated to South Carolina and worked in both Camden and Columbia before settling in Greenville, SC. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Kevin, their son, Leyton, their two shelties, Annie and Dory, and their cat Jude. Additionally, she can be found traveling, exploring the outdoors, crafting, or reading a good book.
Dr. Hauser loves learning and growing as a veterinarian and cherishes the relationships she develops with patients and clients. She looks forward to working with you and your fur babies!
Dr. Palmer was born and raised in Los Angeles, Ca. She had a profound love for animals from a young age and always knew she would end up in a career that would allow her to be around them every day.
Dr. Palmer received her undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences from Long Beach State University and completed her veterinary degree at the University of Glasgow in Scotland. Throughout her time at University, she completed several externships in the in Carolina’s which led to her decision to eventually call South Carolina home. After graduating from veterinary school in 2018, Dr. Palmer began her veterinary career working in shelter medicine. During this time, she fell in love with being able to stand for those with no voice and will continue to give her time to help animals in need of care.
In her time off, Dr. Palmer spends time with her husband William and their two dogs Hank and Millie. She embraces any opportunity to travel and hopes to visit as many countries as she can. She is excited for this next chapter in her veterinary career and is greatly looking forward joining the Augusta Road Family.
Leyly is a Greenville native and lifelong animal lover! She is the owner and founder of local houseplant store, Sun and Soil Plant Parlor, which is where she can be found when she is not at the hospital.
She joined the Augusta Road team in early 2023 when her business temporarily closed for construction on their new building. Since joining the team, she has fallen in love with Veterinary Medicine and is excited to stay in the role of practice manager even once her business opens back up. Leyly's pride and joy is her best friend Moose, who is a mini dachshund she's had since college. She also has a Husky named Kota and a Golden Retriever named Wesley.
As a fellow local small business owner, Leyly understands the importance of building relationships with clients, providing excellent customer service, and maintaining a high quality standard of care. She cannot wait to meet you and your furry loved ones!
A Greenville native, Keila hails from the Taylors area. Knowing very early in life that she wanted to work with animals, during her time at Wade Hampton High School, she attended Bonds Career Center in the animal science program in a student-run grooming salon. Later, Keila attended Greenville Technical College, where she met her now husband. Following the Veterinary Technology program, she transferred to Tri-County Technical College in Pendleton, SC to complete her Accociate's Degree in Veterinary Technology.
Keila enjoys reading on rainy days, exploring the Swamp Rabbit Trail with her husband, and all things Harry Potter!
Cara is a senior at Clemson University majoring in Animal and Veterinary Sciences. She is currently applying to vet school in hopes of pursuing her dream to become a veterinarian. In her free time she raises her guide dog in training, avery/ Raising service dogs is one of her parrions, and Avery is her second one. Cara also enjoys paddle boarding, working out, and going to the beach. She is thankful for the opportunity to work at Augusta Road and learn as much about veterinary medicine as she can.
Jody was born and raised in Lexington, SC, and moved to Greenville, SC in January 2023. She has been drawn to saving animals and bringing them home since she was a little girl. What started with caterpillars and small turtles turned into stray dogs and cats as she got older. (Her parents were really happy about that). She has worked in customer service for over 10 years and though she does not have previous veterinary experience has lived with and loved animals her whole life. She has already learned so much from her time here and is excited to learn more. In her free time, she loves writing and playing music, exploring downtown for cool restaurants, and spending time with her animals. She has two dogs named Luma and Sunny and two cats named Severus and Albus. Jody can't wait to schedule your appointments and greet you at the reception!
Abby was born and raised in Waterbury Vermont. When Abby was younger when you asked her what she wanted to be when she grew up, her answer was always Veterinarian. She grew up training dogs and babysitting to make extra cash.
Abby has a certification in Solar Installation where she worked for 5 years installing solar before following her dream into the vet industry. She worked as a receptionist for a year and recently moved onto a tech position where she can do what she loves most, working with and caring for the wellbeing of animals.
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her Husband, Steve, and their daughter, Hunter, and their 5 dogs, Maggie, Eddie, Veda, Jayper, and Emma, and their 5 chickens, Cluck Norris, Karen, Annie Yolkley, Hennifer Aniston, and Hen Solo. Additionally, you can find Abby curled up with a good book, at kickboxing class, or painting.
Mikayla joined us in August 2023. She has a background in customer service and the medical field, but has always had a heart for animals. Her and her husband recently moved to Gray Court with their two dogs Finn; coonhound mix and Malibu; pit-bull/German shepherd. In her free time, Mikayla likes to spend time at the lake, traveling, and curling up with a good book. She is very excited to grow in this field by using her previous experience to make a positive impact on the community.