Dr. Dick Hay is the co-owner and Medical Director at TotalBond Veterinary Hospital at Davidson. He was born and raised in Toccoa, Georgia, a small town in the Northeast corner of the state, and obtained his BS from Davidson College in 1977. He spent his junior year of college studying in France and considers it one of his defining college and life experiences. He continued his studies by earning a Masters of Science degree in Comparative Physiology and spent two years as a research assistant in the Small Animal Medicine Department at the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Georgia. It was during his studies there that he fell in love with the profession and went on to obtain his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the same school in 1985. Dr. Hay became a Diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners in 2000 as a specialist in canine and feline medicine and surgery. He enjoys all aspects of general practice, especially the relationships between pets and their owners.
In recent years, Dr. Hay has become interested in Integrative Medicine and has pursued his certification as a Veterinary Acupuncturist. His wife Pam is a retired college professor at Davidson College and they have two adult children. Dr. Hay is active in several community organizations including the Davidson Housing Coalition and the Davidson Lands Conservancy. When not at work, his favorite pastimes are hiking and traveling.
Dr. Emily Nutt is an associate veterinarian at TotalBond Veterinary Hospital at Davidson. She attended Kenyon College for her bachelors in 2010, and went on to complete her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from The Ohio State University in 2016. While there, she also obtained her Master of Public Health, Veterinary Public Health Specialization in 2015.
Dr. Nutt began her career in veterinary medicine as a receptionist in 2006, and her favorite part about being a veterinarian is building relationships with clients. Originally from Lake Norman, NC, her first pet was a horse names Jackson. She currently shares her home with a mixed breed dog, Bentley, and enjoys spending her free time walking her dog, doing yoga, horseback riding, gardening, and hanging out with friends and family.
Liv is the Practice Manager at TotalBond Veterinary Hospital at Davidson. She has had a desire to work with animals since a young age and says that growing up with many animals in her life inspired her to work as a veterinary professional. Liv is currently working to become a Certified Veterinary Practice Manager (CVPM) and recently became a Fear Free Certified Professional. Additionally, she is working towards her BA in Business Management.
She is lovingly married, and shares two cats, Pete and Kasey, and one dog, Luna with her husband. In her spare time, Liv enjoys reading, photography, and playing the guitar.
Shelly has been with TotalBond Veterinary Hospital Davidson since the practice opened in 1999. She has continued to work there while going to school to become a registered veterinary technician. Shelly lives in Lincolnton, NC with her husband and son. Also living with them are German Shepherd dogs, Giant Schnauzers, chickens, a turkey, Savannah cats, a bearded dragon, and fish.
Anna has been employed at Totalbond Veterinary Hospital at Davidson as a veterinary technician since May 2018. Her love for animals stems from growing up on a farm and volunteering at animal shelters when she was in high school. She is one semester away from obtaining her associate's degree and becoming a Registered Veterinary Technician. She is married and is a mother to two beautiful boys, and a boxer mix named Hank. In her spare time, Anna enjoys reading, spending time with her family, and baking.
Cece is a Veterinary Technician at TotalBond Veterinary Hospital at Davidson who joined our team following her recent move from Chicago to North Carolina. She has worked in the veterinary field for a year and is loving every second of it! Cece is a Certified Veterinary Technician in Illinois and currently working towards her certification in North Carolina. She shares her home with a dog named Vivi, a cat named Queso Fresco, and a bearded dragon named Bernard.
Tonya is a Receptionist at TotalBond Veterinary Hospital at Davidson. She has been working in the veterinary field for almost 16 years and loves every purr and tail wag that comes her way! She finds joy in helping people give the best care they can to their furry loved ones. Tonya's father served in the Army which provided her with the opportunity to live many places growing up, including Germany for a few years. She calls Concord her home base and knew that she and her family would call China Grove their forever home after moving there in 2007. Tonya has two cats, Pepper and Gizmo, two dogs, Jazz and Layla, and a rabbit named What-not. She enjoys crocheting and spending time with family and friends in her free time.
Our brand new, bigger, state-of-the-art facility is located less than a mile from our previous location. We are now located at 2073 Mecklenburg Hwy, Mooresville, NC 28115.