Dr.John WehePractice Owner/Veterinarian
Dr. Wehe is a Greensboro native and a 2007 graduate of NC State University College of Veterinary Medicine. After graduation, Dr. Wehe returned to Greensboro, with his family, to practice veterinary medicine. Over that time, he has developed an interest in small animal medicine, dentistry, soft tissue surgery and diagnostic ultrasound. He has also continued to develop his ability to provide veterinary care for exotic small animals such as ferrets, rabbits, guinea pigs and birds. Following a desire to have an animal hospital in the downtown area, Dr. Wehe opened Downtown Greensboro Animal Hospital in the spring of 2013.
Dr. Wehe shares his life with his amazing wife and their 4 lovely children and their sweet pups Boaz and Cricket. Together they enjoy their church, swimming and gardening.
Dr. Perkins grew up in Greensboro and is happy to be back providing care for pets in her hometown. She graduated from NC State College of Veterinary Medicine where she developed a passion for pain management and an interest in all things neurology, cardiology and internal medicine. When asked if she is a dog or a cat person her answer will always be, 100% both! She shares her life with 2 dogs and a cat and in her free time she enjoys being outdoors, reading & listening to music.
Joe BissertVeterinary Technician
Joe is a native Long Islander but has called NC home since 2006. He has worked in the veterinary field for over 10 years and has been with our hospital since we opened in 2013. His areas of interest are dental health and hygiene. When he’s not here polishing your pet’s pearly whites he enjoys catching a NY Mets game or New England Patriots game and spending as much time outdoors as possible with his wife and son.
Erica Flinchum,RVTVeterinary Technician
Is home grown right here in NC. She attended school at Central Carolina Community College and received her license in 2006 for Registered Veterinary Technician. Erica has also been with us since day one. Her passion is surgery and she enjoys crafting in her free time….which is very limited since Erica is a wife and a mother to 3 boys
Katelyn BirdsallVeterinary Technician
Katelyn is also from Long Island NY and joined our team in 2018. She has over 7 years’ experience in the veterinary field. Her special interests include marine, avian and exotic animal care. In her off time, she enjoys watching NY Giants games and reruns of the Golden Girls with her pup Daphne and her fiancé Tim.
Henry BillingtonVeterinary Technician
Henry is a veterinarian in the making! He received his undergrad from UNC Asheville in 2019 and joined our hospital shortly after. He is currently enrolled at UNC Greensboro for his prerequisite for vet school. He has a passion for raptors and hopes to work with raptor rescue and rehabilitation someday. He’s a huge sports fan and enjoys baking with his girlfriend.
Lindsey SmithVeterinary Technician
Lindsey joined our team in 2020 and brings 11 years of experience with her. While she loves all our patients she really enjoys working with cats. She has three cats of her own along with a bearded dragon, a corn snake and her “main squeeze” pup, Peggy. She also shares her life with three boys and her long time boyfriend.
Sarah DeRemerReceptionist & Office Administrator
Sarah has been at our practice part time since we opened in 2013 but come on full time as office manager in 2020. She is a native North Carolinian but considers Naples Florida home; where her interest in the veterinary field sparked in 2008. She has had experience in all areas of the hospital and enjoys working with exotics: especially ferrets & birds. When she has free time, she enjoys spending it with her husband and their basset hound daughter, Dixie.
Angela Negron GonzalezReceptionist
Angela is from Puerto Rico and joined us in 2019. She graduated in 2018 from Davidson County Community College with an associate degree in criminal justice technology and plans to continue her education for a paralegal technology degree. She has a soft spot for Pitbull rescue and enjoys traveling & hiking with her husband, Angel and their newly adopted pup, Prince.
Jill Van VeenBookkeeper
Jill is from Green Bay WI and a confirmed Packer fan. She has been with our hospital since 2015. She's been married to her husband John for 46 years and shares him with their 2 dogs Blue and Ziggy. Jill has 3 daughters, 2 son-in-laws, 6 grand children and 8 grand dogs! She enjoys time with family and friends as well as running and tennis.