Our Team

Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team!

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Karns Animal Clinic in Knoxville! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets! Please call us at 865-690-1282 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!

    Office Manager

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    Emily Hays

    Emily started here as a child. She would play with the animals while her dad, Dr. Butler,…

    Reception

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    Alex

    Alex is another of our front desk staff. Outside of work, she enjoys riding and barrel…
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    Edy

    Edy has known Dr. Frank since he was 4 years old. She started working at the Clinic in…
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    Gage

    Gage is a new addition to the front desk staff. He's a 2017 graduate of UTK with a…
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    Kristy

    Technician / Receptionist

    Kristy is one of our technicians who helps at the front desk as well. Having worked here…
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    Sarah

    Sarah works at the front desk.…

    Technicians

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    Brandi

    Brandi is one of our technicians. She is such a great addition to our team. She loves all…
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    Brandy P.

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    Ivey

    Ivey is our Westie fan. You can always start a conversation with her if you ask about her…
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    Jessica

    Jessica started with us as a volunteer in 2012. She is currently in school at UT majoring…
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    Kalan

    Kalan came to us from California two years ago. His previous experience with large animals…
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    Karen

    Lead Surgical Technician

    Karen is our lead surgical technician. Having worked at the clinic for 29 years, she has…
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    Kristy

    Technician / Receptionist

    Kristy is one of our technicians who helps at the front desk as well. Having worked here…
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    Schuyler

    Schuyler's family has been a client at our clinic for years. Schuyler started working here…
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    Summer

    Summer is one of our newer technicians. She came to us in January 2018 as a graduate of…

    Patient Caretaker

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    Emily Harmon

    Emily started as a volunteer at the clinic several years ago, and was eventually hired on…

    Office Supervisor

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    Puddin

    Puddin (also known as Puh or Puds) is Frank's Australian Shepherd. She is 3 years old and…