Meet Our Union, KY Veterinary Team

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Dr. Stanley Hastings

Dr. Stanley Hastings

Owner / Veterinarian

Dr. Stanley Hastings graduated from the Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1979. After practicing for a year in a mixed practice in Bellefountaine, OH, he moved to Arizona and practiced in a small animal group for two years. After moving to Northern Kentucky in 1982, Dr. Hastings purchased an existing clinic from Dr. Bud Waite, renamed it Erlanger Veterinary Hospital, and practiced in the Graves Avenue building until 2003 when the practice moved into the renovated bank building on Dixie Highway. Dr. Hastings has been a member of the Veterinary Orthopedic Society since 1982 and a member of the American Veterinary Dental Society since 1996. He opened the Union Pet Hospital in July 1997, where he practices when he is not at the Erlanger location. Dr. Hastings’ interests include surgery, orthopedics, ophthalmology and dentistry. He also enjoys fishing with his grandchildren and traveling to visit his son in Montana.

Dr. Andrew Pfaehler

Dr. Andrew Pfaehler

Veterinarian

Dr. Andrew Pfaehler is a graduate of the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. He has spent the first several years out of school working in emergency medicine, but has joined the teams at Erlanger Veterinary Hospital and Union Pet Hospital to pursue his interest in internal medicine, orthopedics, dentistry, and to work with exotic species. Born and raised in the Northern Kentucky area, he returned here to practice with his wife and two children after graduating in 2013. His interests outside of veterinary medicine include brewing, gaming, and cheering on the Auburn Tigers, Kentucky Wildcats and Cincinnati Reds.
Dr. Ashley DeWees

Dr. Ashley DeWees

Veterinarian

Dr. Ashley DeWees graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Georgetown University and a Doctorate from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. She practiced in the Washington, D.C. area before moving to Florida where she practiced for 4 years. Dr. DeWees enjoys splitting her time between the Erlanger Veterinary Hospital and the Union Pet Hospital. Her special interests include animal behavior, ultrasonography, and feline medicine. She is a member of the American Association of Feline Practitioners. Dr. DeWees also enjoys running and cooking in her spare time, as well as spending time with her husband Tom, sons Harrison and William, and pets Herbert, Moxie, and Minus.
Dr. Lee Nancarrow

Dr. Lee Nancarrow

Veterinarian

Dr. Nancarrow received her Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Kenyon College, and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the Ohio State University. After graduation, she practiced in Chicago for nine years before returning to her home town of Cincinnati. Dr. Nancarrow joined the teams at Erlanger Veterinary Hospital and Union Pet Hospital in 2001. She has a special interest in endocrinology and nutrition. In her spare time, Lee enjoys skiing, kayaking, cooking and spending time with her family and pets, Molly and Tarzan.
Dr. Anna Matchinga

Dr. Anna Matchinga

Veterinarian

Dr. Anna Matchinga graduated from the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2021. She is a Northern Kentucky native, attending Covington Latin School and then Northern Kentucky University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry. She began working at Union Pet Hospital in 2014 as a veterinary assistant and now joins our staff as a doctor. She is still figuring out her areas of interest, but she enjoys ultrasonography and surgery. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her fiance Mitchell and her dog Lexi.

 Dr. Jessica Hensen

Dr. Jessica Hensen

Veterinarian

Dr. Jessica N. Henson was born and raised in Erlanger and attended St. Henrythrough high school. She earned her undergraduate degree from Coastal CarolinaUniversity in 2005. She is a 2010 graduate of Auburn University – College of Veterinary Medicine. She has been practicing locally since 2011.

Her veterinary interests include preventative care and internal medicine. Outside of work, she spends her time with her husband, Brian, and to kids Brandy and Claire. The Henson family also includes two shelter dogs named Charlie and Brody. Jessica also enjoys traveling and spending time with her extended family.

Holly

Holly

CVT

Holly has been with the Union Pet Hospital since September of 2006. She received her Associates of Applied Science in December of 2005 from Morehead State University Veterinary Technician Program. She has two dogs, Sui and Lil’ Miss, and two cats. In her spare time, she enjoys working on her family’s hobby farm taking care of cattle, horses, and pet ducks.
Lynn

Lynn

CVT

Lynn started working at the Union Pet Hospital in March of 2008. In May of 2004, she received her Associates of Applied Sciences at Morehead State University Veterinary Technician Program. She continued her education until she finished her Bachelor’s degree in May 2007. She moved to Florence from Louisville to be with her husband, Dustin. She has a son, Gordon, a daughter, Clara, a dog, Fox, a cat, Big Kitty, and a turtle named Boris.
Rachel

Rachel

Technician

Rachel has worked at the Union Pet Hospital since May of 2016. First as a veterinary assistant now as a technician. She has the best little baby doggy named Oswald. In her free time you will find her horseback riding, running/hiking, or painting.
Stacey

Stacey

Technician

Stacey has been a vet tech for Dr. Hastings since 2005. In her spare time she enjoys riding motorcycles and horses, and traveling with her husband and adorable dog, Indy.
Susan

Susan

Technician

Susan joined the Union Pet Hospital team in 2001 after relocating from New York. She married Lenny in 1995 and has two 2-legged children, Steven and Jenna. She also has 4-legged children: Montana and Mazie, both German Shepherd Mixes, a cat named Violet, and a turtle named Pokey.
Danielle

Danielle

Tech Assistant

Danielle has had the pleasure of knowing Dr. Hastings since she was in grade school. Dr. Hastings saw all of the strays that she would bring home. Dani began working for Dr. Hastings in August 2005 at the Erlanger location. In August 2008, after the addition was finished, Dani started working at the Union Pet Hospital. Dani enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband, Pat, and their kids Allison and Patrick. Her family also includes her dogs, Duke and Maggie, and her cat, Buster.
Jennifer

Jennifer

Receptionist

Jennifer started working at Union Pet Hospital in May of 2008. She has two dachshunds named Chase and Riley. She enjoys spending time with her family.
Kara

Kara

Receptionist

Kara has worked as a receptionist at the Union Pet Hospital since 2002. She has a very mischievous kitty named Willie. When she is not working, she enjoys reading, skiing, and hiking.
Liz

Liz

Receptionist

I started at Union Pet Hospital in August 2014 after a 13 year career in banking and 7 years as a high school swim coach. I moved to Kentucky from Indiana in August 2011 with my husband James, two children, Taylor and Bailey, and four-legged child, Sydney. I met my husband while in school at Purdue where I was a four year varsity swimmer and graduated with a degree in Health Promotion. In my spare time I love to watch my kids participate in their various sports, travel, run, walk our dog and work in the yard.
Maureen

Maureen

Receptionist

She has been with the Union Pet Hospital since August 2009. She and her husband, Bill have a Boxer-mix named Tootsie. Tootsie is a retired therapy pet who loves everything and everybody. In her spare time, she and her husband enjoy traveling to UK Basketball games. She also enjoys interior decorating and reading about dog behavior and training.
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9842 Old Union Rd.
Union, KY 41091
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Mon – Fri: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
Sat: 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
Sun: Closed

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