Meet Our Doctors

Get to know our talented doctors! They're pet owners, too, and they all bring their unique experiences and interests to our practice. If you have any concerns or questions about your pet, don't hesitate to call us at (336) 288-2688!

Dr. Wiegel

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Wiegel’s special interests in practice are soft tissue surgery, preventative medicine, feline medicine, behavior and low stress handling techniques. She is an active member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association (NCVMA). She obtained her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Iowa State in 2014 and has a BA in Economics from Wellesley. She has four friendly, cuddly kitties, Smokey Jo, who enjoys being scratched with both hands, Carolina Jane, who enjoys snuggling on the couch, Sergeant Boots, who enjoys belly rubs, and Marigold Marie, who enjoys begging for food while she cooks in the kitchen. She enjoys counted cross stitch, watching movies, enjoying walks with her son, and traveling the world with her husband. Dr. Wiegel has visited all 50 states, 23 countries, and counting… 

Dr. Wafful

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Wafful obtained her DVM from Iowa State College of Veterinary Medicine and she holds a bachelor of science degree in biochemistry from Hillsdale College. When not in the practice, she enjoys horseback riding, competitive three day eventing, knitting, crochet and cross stitch. Her special interests in practice are feline medicine and surgery. She is an active member of USEA and USEF. Dr. Wafful shares her home with five cats named Mochi, Unchi, Aphrodite, Hans and Boots; three horses named Cali, Tux and Boots (yes, two pets named Boots), a donkey named February and her French Bulldog named Marge. A fun fact about Dr. Wafful is that she considers herself to be super nerdy, and loves Firefly and Doctor Who. 

Dr. Gebhardt


Dr. Kelley Gebhardt graduated from North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2005. While in veterinary school, Dr. Gebhardt worked with cardiologists in researching feline hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, one of the most common heart conditions of young, male cats. Because of her interest in emergency medicine and alleviating pain in pets, she devoted extra time during veterinary school to studying with emergency/critical care specialists and pain management specialists at the NC State Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Since graduation, Dr. Gebhardt has worked in both general practice and in emergency medicine. Her passion for emergency medicine inspired her and her family to open the Happy Tails Veterinary Emergency Clinic in February 2008. Dr. Gebhardt is happily married to her husband, Lee Allen (Director of Operations of HTVEC). In their limited spare time, Dr. Gebhardt and Lee enjoy spending time with their pets, hiking, paddle boarding, mountain biking, kayaking, and spending time outdoors. Dr. Gebhardt and Lee share their home with their five furry children – two dogs (Wyatt & Josie Earp) and three cats (TJ Sexy Meow Meow, Nimbus, and Uno). 

Dr. Barnes

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Barnes graduated from NC State with her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine after completing her bachelors in Animal Science at North Carolina A&T. Dr. Barnes was a member of SCAAEP and served as Vice President of the Radiology Club at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine. She was a recipient of the Zoetis Scholarship Award in 2018 & 2019, the Babe and Yosi Scholarship in 2019-2020 and received the NCSU CVM Excellence in Diagnostic Imaging Clinical Proficiency Award in 2020. Her interests are internal medicine and diagnostic imaging. Dr. Barnes enjoys watching anime, horseback riding and playing tennis. She shares her home with a 2 year old scottish fold named Levi and a 1 year old domestic shorthair named Luke. 

Dr. Allgood

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Allgood’s veterinary special interests are ultrasound and client education. She graduated from NC State with her DVM in 2008. Prior to this, Dr. Allgood earned a BS in biology and was a part of UNCG’s Class of 2004. She is an active member of the Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). Dr. Allgood enjoys traveling and spending time with her family while not at work. She shares her home with her husband and two elementary aged children, her son and her daughter. They live with two dogs- Riley, a yorkshire terrier who loves snuggles and Dante and beagle mix who loves to fetch and play frisbee. A fun fact about Dr. Allgood is that she loves all things Disney.