Meet Our Team

  • Dr.
    John Wehe
    Practice 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.
    Tyler Perkins

    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 Bissert
    Veterinary 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,
    Veterinary 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 Birdsall
    Veterinary 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 Billington
    Veterinary 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 Smith
    Veterinary 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 DeRemer
    Receptionist & 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 Gonzalez

    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 Veen

    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. 


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Office Hours

*1st and 3rd Saturday of month*


7:30 am - 5:30 pm


7:30 am - 12:00pm

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Read What Our Clients Say

  • "The staff was very nice and gentle with my baby. They figured out what the problem was quickly and immediately offered suggested medication and treatment to help. I never felt obligated it pushed to so anything. It was an overall comfortable and welcoming environment. I will be continuing my Pupup's care at the Downtown Greensboro Animal Hospital."
    - Desarae Jiron
  • "Dr. Wehe has been my vet for 8 years. He is as compassionate as he is capable. 5 Stars in both areas!!!! The best vet in Greensboro by far!!!!!"
    - Patti Jessup
  • "I have said this before and I will say it again I LOVE my vet! Dr. Wehe and his staff are always excellent and so caring! They go out of their way to help and have always given my animals top-notch care."
    - Christina Calabria