Manessa Elmore (Bookkeeper)

Brilee Hughes (Receptionist)

​Lisa Ramsey (Vet Tech)

About Us


Dwayne Hellman (Vet Tech- Large Animal)

John M. Horn, D.V.M.

Schelia (pronounced like Sheila) has been grooming at Refinery Road Vet Clinic since 2009. She learned to groom under the direction of Carol Dixon. She owns two dogs.  She enjoys spending time with her grandchildren.

Lisa started working at Refinery Road Veterinary Clinic in August of 2008.  She has experience in handling all types of animals, from dogs and cats to horses and cows. She owns cats, dogs, and horses. She enjoys riding her horses in her spare time, and is Captain of the Whitesboro Riding Club Drill Team.

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Our Current Staff

Veterinarians:

  • John M. Horn, D.V.M.
  • Justin C. Hartman, D.V.M.
  • Samuel T. Leach, D.V.M.
  • Lisa Anderson, D.V.M.
  • James W. Neidhardt, D.V.M.
  • Adam Copeland, D.V.M.

Veterinary Technicians/Assistants:

  • Dwyane Hellman
  • Lisa Ramsey
  • Katja Krause
  • Melinda Miles

Receptionists:

  • Cassie Whisenant
  • Brilee Hughes

​Dr. James (Jimmy) Neidhardt graduated from Texas A&M in 1976. He started working at Refinery Road Veterinary Clinic the same year. He retired from our clinic in August of 2012. In 2016, he began coming in to help out during the busy weeks. Dr. Neidhardt enjoys traveling and has many tales about all his adventures.


Dr. Neidhardt is in the clinic on Wednesdays.

​Kennel Technicians:

  • Jessie Ford
  • Gus Arterbury

Groomers:

  • Schelia Hollis
  • Carol Dixon

Bookkeeper:

  • Manessa Elmore

Carol has been grooming at Refinery Road Vet Clinic since 2008. She has recently went to part time, coming in for cat grooming. Carol raises and breed siberian huskies and owns Troika Kennels. She also is an avid cat lover, and has rescued many cats.

​Cassie (pronounced Cass-ee) has been working at Refinery Road Vet Clinic since February 2008. She has worked around animals her entire life and enjoys helping people with their pets. She has dogs, cats, and enjoys her hobby of raising chickens.

Gus began working at Refinery Road Veterinary Clinic in the summer of 2016. He is currently attending Callisburg High School. He enjoys hobbies such as fishing, hunting and beekeeping.

Adam T. Copeland, D.V.M.

Brilee has been working at Refinery Road Vet Clinic since November 2014. She has two dogs and four cats. She enjoys gardening in her spare time.

​Carol Dixon (Groomer)

Dr. Lisa Anderson, has been a veterinarian for 20 years. She has a degree in Biochemistry from University of Maryland, and graduated with her degree in veterinary medicine from University of Tennessee. Dr. Anderson joined Refinery Road Veterinary Clinic the beginning of 2016. She particularly enjoys veterinary emergency medicine and caring for elderly cats. Dr. Anderson has three dogs and a deep compassion for all animals, particularly dachshunds and is a strong supporter of animal rescue.


Dr. Anderson is in the clinic on Mondays and Fridays.

Dr. Samuel Leach graduated from Texas A&M in 1988, then completed his post graduate studies at Refinery Road Veterinary Clinic for about 4 months. He and his family then moved to Africa for agriculture missions for about a year. Afterwards, he started and owned his own veterinary practice in Florida for about 10 years. Continuing his agriculture missions, he then moved to Central Asia with his family for about 9 years before returning to Gainesville in 2007 to become a partner at Refinery Road Vet Clinic. Sam is happily married and has 6 children and one dog, and enjoys activities like woodworking and beekeeping.

Dr. Justin Hartman graduated from Texas A&M in 2000 with a doctorate in veterinary medicine with honors and a bachelors degree in veterinary science with honors. He became a partner at Refinery Road Veterinary Clinic the same year. Dr. Hartman is happily married and has three girls, many dogs and horses. He has many hobbies, including beekeeping, home brewing, viticulture (growing grapes), horseback riding and hunting.

Elizabeth Anderson, D.V.M.

Dr. John Horn was born in Artesia, New Mexico, and grew up in Springer. He went to school in College Station and graduated from Texas A&M in 1990. He started working as a vet at Refinery Road Vet Clinic the same year. Dr Horn is happily married and has two children, three dogs and three cats. He first got his pilot's license in 2009. In 2011, he bought an experimental aircraft kit and finished building his first plane in 2013 and enjoys flying in his spare time. 

Katja (pronounced "caught-cha") has been an employee at Refinery Road Vet Clinic since September 2014, but was doing her vet tech studies here previously. She is originally from Germany, and has spent the summer with her children visiting the country. 

James W. Neidhardt, D.V.M.

Katja Krause (Vet Tech)

Jessie Ford (Kennel Tech)

​Schelia Hollis (Groomer)

Dr. Adam Copeland is a recent graduate of Texas A & M with a doctorate in veterinary medicine. He was born in Lubbock and spent a majority of his childhood in the suburbs of Houston, where he developed a passion for animal husbandry in FFA. He has collaborated with veterinarians from around the country in order to care for a wide variety of animal species. When he is not working, Adam enjoys welding, volunteering for Habitat for Humanity, and playing with his Labrador Retrievers Lady and Chik. He attributes his success, work ethic, and support to his parents Rodney and Suzy, sister Megan, ag teachers Mr. M and Mr. T, and his girlfriend Lauren.

Refinery Road Veterinary Clinic has been in operation since 1951. The clinic is a mixed practice, treating animals from big bulls to small chihuahuas!  We strive to provide the best possible services for your pets, and have affordable rates for routine procedures. 

Justin C. Hartman, D.V.M.

Samuel T. Leach, D.V.M.

​Jessie began working at Refinery Road Veterinary Clinic in February of 2016.  She helps with several canine rescues, and is a pit bull advocate. 

Cassie Whisenant (Receptionist)

Gus Arterbury (Kennel Tech)

Meet the Team


​Dwayne started working at Refinery Road Vet Clinic in 1982 on and off,  became a permanent employee in 1992 and has been here ever since. He is a large animal technician, and has years of experience with cattle. Dwayne has a big family and spends his spare time taking care of his own cattle.