About Us

Office Staff

Tracy Babb

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Tracy Babb graduated Ware Shoals High School and continued her education at Piedmont Technical College, where she earned Licensed Veterinary Technician certification. She has been a valuable part of the Kinard Animal Hospital since February of 2017.

Tracy is married to her husband Brian, and they have a handsome son, Shelton Morgan. Tracy also has furry family members named Pookie, Yoshi, Buffy, Dolly, and Iroh. When she is not busy at work or home, she enjoys the outdoors through fishing and camping.

Chelsea Scott

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Chelsea graduated from Ninety Six High School. Chelsea wanted to be a Veterinarian so she enrolled in TCTC’s Bridge to Clemson program for one year before moving back home and receiving an Associate of Science degree with a major in Veterinary Technology, graduating in 2012. She worked at an Animal ER in Columbia and small and large Animal Practice in Laurens. She is now a Licensed Vet Tech. She joined the Kinard Animal Hospital family in August 2016 as a Licensed Vet Tech after being home with her daughter McKenna Renee her first year. She is also mom to Eviana Reese. In addition to her lovely daughters, Chelsea has furbabies: five dogs (Bailey, Sassy, Taz, Rayna & Primo) and four cats (Izzie Rae, Fiona, Diva, and Monkey).

Pami Thompson

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Pami is one of our knowledgeable and qualified veterinary technicians you will meet when you and your pet visit Kinard Animal Hospital. Pami graduated from Greenwood High School and continued her education at Piedmont Technical College where she earned her Associates of Science degree with a major in Veterinary Technology in May 2016. She joined our team in October of 2017. Pami is engaged to marry Jacob Johnson and together they have five dogs named Koda, Brandy, Princess, Gus, and Daisy.

Rai Archambault

Veterinary Assistant

Rai Archambault is our veterinary assistant at Kinard Animal Hospital, who began in February of 2017. Rai earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Lander University.

Rai is married to Britny, and they share their home with their best friend, a dog named Harley Quinn and six crazy cats, Beauregard, Binx, Hedwig, Magenta, Opie, and Daria. Rai is a part-time artist and full-time animal lover.

Patricia Smithey


Patricia Smithey is a valued member of the front staff at Kinard Animal Hospital. Patricia earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Presbyterian College and plans to attend veterinary school. She is busy and an extremely hard worker, as besides caring for our clients and their pets, she works at Montague’s Restaurant, as well as Chick-Fil-A. Patricia shares her home with her four-year-old German Shepard, Stella.