Basin Run Animal Hospital's Dedicated Team
Our team of veterinary professionals is dedicated to delivering the best customer service and compassionate care to you and your pets.
Ashley Willis — Practice Manager
Ashley has been with the Basin Run Animal Hospital team since June 2004. She received a Nursing degree from Cecil College. She currently resides in Calvert with her husband, Alan, son, Matthew and daughter, Addison. Ashley has special veterinary interests in client education, oncology, rehab and senior care.
Ashley is a member of the Brass Ring Riding club and enjoys fox hunting, eventing, paper chases, and participating in clinics. In her spare time, she enjoys scrapbooking and walking her pit bull, Axle. You will also see Ashley out and about in the community at various events and booths.
Ashley Cunningham, RVT — Veterinary Technician
Ashley joined the Basin Run Animal Hospital team in April 2016 and has several years of experience in the veterinary field. She graduated from the Vet Tech Institute in Pittsburgh in March 2015 and passed the Veterinary Technician National Examination (VTNE) in December 2015.
When not working, Ashley enjoys spending time with her family and fiancé, knitting, watching movies, playing video games, puzzles, fishing and crabbing. She has a Basenji/Lab mix named, Xena, two cats Khaleesi and Niklaus, and two rabbits, Peanut Butter and Oreo.
Brandon Piper, RVT — Veterinary Technician
Brandon joined the Basin Run Animal Hospital team in February of 2019. He has several years of experience from his previous position at a Pennsylvania hospital. He graduated from the Vet Tech Institute in 2015 and passed the VTNE in December of 2015.
Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his fiancee, playing video games, watching movies, fishing, crabbing, and having fun with his friends.
Brandon has 3 wonderful pets, a Basenji/Lab mix named Xena, and two cats, Khaleesi and Niklaus.
Sarah — Veterinary Technician
Sarah joined the team at Basin Run Animal Hospital in October 2014. She has mulitple years of experience in the veterinary field and also worked as a zoo keeper. Sarah resides in Port Deposit with her husband and two children.
In her spare time, Sarah enjoys the outdoors and reading. She also has many pets including a Jack Russel, Fiona, a Lab, Westley, four cats (Kenobi, Riddick, Callie and Snarf), and two rabbits (Atila the Bun and Buddy).
Ashley — Veterinary Technician
Ashley joined the Basin Run Animal Hospital in November 2017. She has a background as a technician in rescues and shelter medicine. Ashley is a graduate of University of Delaware with a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science.
Ashley enjoys being outdoors, camping and kayaking. She also likes curling up with a good book during bad weather. At home, Ashley has two dogs, a Boxer, Sammy, and a Pitbull, Nayeli, and a cat, April.
Kayla — Veterinary Technician
Kayla joined our Veterinary Technician team here at Basin Run Animal Hospital in March of 2018. Kayla is currently a student at the University of Maryland with plans to apply to Veterinary school and pursue her DVM. She has three dogs, Cosmo, Jester, and Sage and one tuxedo cat, CC (short for Cookies and Cream).
Alex — Veterinary Technician
Alex joined our Veterinary Technician team at Basin Run Animal Hospital in February of 2018. He brings with him lots of prior experience in small animal, zoo, exotic and wildlife medicine.
Jane — Receptionist
Jane moved to Maryland in 1994 and started immediately at Basin Run Animal Hospital. After a brief leave, she returned in 2011. Jane resides in Conowingo with her husband, Terry, and a Scottish Terrier, Freddie. They have two children, Rebecca and Grant, who have blessed them with two granddaughters, Rose and Grace.
Christine — Receptionist
Christine has been a part of the Basin Run family since February 2017. She is currently studying to obtain her degree in forensic and toxicological chemistry. In her free time, Christine enjoys writing, singing, playing her guitar, and spending time with her family and friends.
Kerry — Receptionist/Technician/Office Assistant
Kerry began working for Basin Run Animal Hospital in 2002. After a brief leave, she returned in 2014. At Basin Run, she enjoys working as a receptionist, technician, office assistant, and also bathes many of our large dog boarders. Kerry graduated from Western Maryland College in 2000 with a BA in Sociology. At WMC, she was a member of Phi Sigma Sigma sorority and team captain of both the Field Hockey and Track & Field teams. She also achieved All American status as a sprinter, hurdler, and jumper.
Kerry resides in Rising Sun with her husband, two daughters, and their two dogs, a collie, Kipton, and a bloodhound, Maple. She enjoys spending time with her family, camping, reading, and swimming. As an active member at Nottingham Church, she sings in the choir, helps with food services, and assists with their senior group, the OWLS. She also volunteers at her daughter’s elementary school once a week.
Tanya — Receptionist
Originally from Seattle, Washington, Tanya moved around a lot due to her parents being in the military, and she grew up mainly overseas. Tanya joined the Basin Run Animal Hospital team in May 2017 and brings over 10 years of experience in the veterinarian industry.
Tanya currently resides in Elkton with her husband and daughter, two dogs, and three cats. In her spare time, she enjoys swimming, reading, and trail walking with dogs.
Abby — Receptionist/Kennel Assistant
Abby joined the Basin Run Animal Hospital team in November of 2018.
Jen — Receptionist
Jen joined the Basin Run Animal Hospital team in June of 2019.
Kathie — Office Assistant
Kathie has been with the Basin Run Animal Hospital team since July of 1989. She lives in Colora with her husband Jim.
Kathie loves traveling, antiquing, and spending time with her family- she has nine grandkids and three great grandkids. Some of her favorite vacation and travel spots are Outer Banks, NC and San Antonio, TX.
Jennifer — Inventory
Jennifer works in the back office keeping track of our inventory. She joined the Basin Run Animal Hospital team in March of 2011. Jennifer and her husband are empty-nesters (no more children or pets living at home) and are enjoying every minute of it.
Outside of work, Jennifer enjoys horseback riding, knitting, weaving, traveling, and spending time with her grandchildren.
Kendyl — Veterinary Assistant/Kennel Assistant
Kendyl joined the staff of Basin Run Animal Hospital in February of 2016. She attends Cecil College and plans to pursue Veterinary medicine when she graduates.
Kendyl enjoys spending time with family and friends. She has two dogs, Mila and Toby.
Kiley — Kennel Assistant/Receptionist
Kiley joined the Basin Run Animal Hospital family in September of 2017. She attends Cecil College and is majoring in health care sciences. She has two dogs (Harley and Zoey), 2 cats, chickens, and a parrot. She currently has 10 minature goats and plans on owning horses in the future.
Denise — Groomer
Denise joined our staff as a groomer in 2011 after a long career in the Cosmetology industry. She has two Chihuahuas, Bitsy and Socks, three cats, Miko, Moxy, and Ellie, a horse, two miniature donkeys, and a bunch of chickens. Denise is here Wednesday through Saturday.