Our Team

Dr. Tim Fleming of Hernando Animal Clinic and Surgery Center

Dr. Tim Fleming, Medical Director

Dr. Tim Fleming is a 1995 graduate from the College of Veterinary Medicine at Mississippi State University. His areas of interest include laser surgery, dermatology, and small animal orthopedic surgery. He received advanced training at the University of Tennessee Orthopedic Skills Course.

Dr. Fleming is a member of the Mississippi Veterinary Medical Association, the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Memphis-Shelby County Veterinary Medical Association, and the American Veterinary Laser Society. He is active in both the Mississippi Veterinary Medical Association and the American Veterinary Medical Association, and has served in elected representative roles in both associations. He was voted the 2005 MVMA Young Veterinarian of the Year by his peers. Dr. Fleming and his family are long term residents of Desoto county, and Dr. Fleming has provided veterinary care to pets in Southaven and Desoto County since 2003.

Dr. Bailey Fleming Poling

Dr. Bailey Fleming Poling is a graduate of the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), the Mississippi Veterinary Medical Association (MVMA), and the Memphis-Shelby County Veterinary Medical Association (MSCVMA).

Dr. Poling lives in Hernando. When she isn't working, Dr. Bailey enjoys traveling with her husband, Dr. Ryan Poling, and spending time with her son, dogs Winston and Talulah, and their cats, Steve, Bob, and Flo.

Dr. Bailey Fleming Poling of Hernando Animal Clinic and Surgery Center
Dr. Ryan Poling of Hernando Animal Clinic and Surgery Center

Dr. Ryan Poling

Dr. Ryan Poling is a graduate of the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), the Mississippi Veterinary Medical Association (MVMA), and the Memphis-Shelby County Veterinary Medical Association (MSCVMA).

Dr. Poling is a native of West Virginia, and moved to Mississippi to attend veterinary school after graduating from West Virginia University. He is married to Dr. Bailey Poling and the live in Hernando with their son, two dogs, and three cats.

Dr. Courtney Dorris

Dr. Dorris is a graduate of the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She is a member of both the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Mississippi Veterinary Medical Association.

She is a native of Olive Branch, Mississippi. She and her husband Robert have two rescue dogs, Brody and Annie.

Outside of work, Dr. Dorris likes to outdoor activities such as fishing, hiking, and canoeing.

Dr. Courtney Dorris of Hernando Animal Clinic and Surgery Center
Kim of Hernando Animal Clinic and Surgery Center

Kim

Kim currently resides in Memphis, where she loves Harry Potter and spending time with her dog, Montana, and cat, Snacks.

Outside of work, Kim likes concerts, playing with pets, listening to music, and binge watching Harry Potter.

Annie

Annie currently resides in Desoto County where she is engaged to her fiance, Taylor. Together they have three beautiful children, a Shih Tzu, and two cats.

Outside of work, Annie's interests are arts and craft and outdoor activities.

Annie of Hernando Animal Clinic
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Jodi

Jodi is from a small town named Independence, Mississippi, and has been with Hernando Animal Clinic since 2017. She has an amazing husband to whom she has been married to for almost 13 years. Together, they have have two children, three dogs, four cats, and two horses.

Jodi's favorite things to do are to be with her family and friends and ride horses with her daughter. She loves her job because it’s so rewarding (even on the tough days!) and says that Hernando Animal Clinic has amazing team who make her feel like she is working with family.

Jodi's interests outside of work are books, horseback riding, and lake days.

Jordan

Jordan has been with Hernando Animal Clinic since 2018. She is 25 years old, and is married to a wonderful husband for 5 years. They have a 3 year daughter. They share their some with a 10-year-old Pitbull and a 10-year-old Chihuahua.

Outside of work, Jordan spends all her free time with her husband and daughter!

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Nicolas

Nicolas

Originally from Michigan, Nicolas moved to Mississippi six years ago and has been with Hernando Animal Clinic since 2017. He has three dogs, a cat, and eight chickens. Nicolas plans on going to college to become a veterinarian.

Outside of work, he enjoys doing anything that is outdoors.

Jerrilynn

Jerrilynn has been with Hernando Animal Clinic since 2020. She has three wonderful kids, Ashlynn, Kimber and Levi, a horse named Triton, and a mini Aussie named Wheeler.

Jerrilynn's interests outside of work are spending time on with her family on their boat and riding horses with friends.

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Michelle

Michelle is originally from Searcy, Arkansas. She has lived in Mississippi for almost seven years. Michelle has been with Hernando Animal Clinic since 2017 and loves being a receptionist and building relationships with HAC's clients.

She and her husband, Mark, live in Nesbit with their 12-year-old Pomeranian, Angel, and their two cats, Annie (aka KitKit) and Bessie. Michelle and Mark spend their time together doing home repairs or working on their property in Rose Bud, Arkansas.

Outside of work, you can find Michelle spending time in nature, especially exploring the Ozark Mountains in Arkansas. She also loves spending time with her husband and seeing her children and grandchildren, who all live in Arkansas, as much as possible.

Sydney

Sydney has been working for Hernando Animal Clinic for almost two years and absolutely loves it!

When not at work, you can usually find her playing with her three dogs, Koda, Trooper, and Bleu, or at the barn with her horse, Indy. Sydney loves the summertime and being outside.

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Sharon

Sharon is a part time receptionist at Hernando Animal Clinic. She moved to Southaven from Florida in 2018 to be near her two grandchildren. Sharon has been married to her husband for 40 years, who she shares two dogs, 2 guinea pigs, and a beautiful cat.

Outside of the clinic, Sharon likes to crochet, read, and visit the State Parks in Tennessee and Arkansas for "glamping" and hiking.

Sarah

Sarah is from Memphis, Tennessee, and has been a veterinary technician for almost a year. She says the most rewarding part about her job is that she gets to help pets and learn something new every day, all while working with people who share the same passion for helping animals!

Outside of work, Sarah loves riding horses with her coworkers and spending time with her two beautiful boxers that are her whole life!

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Abbie

Abbie

Abbie is newly engaged to her fiancé, Anthony. She has two dogs, two horses, and one cat. Her main hobby is horse back riding, but Abbie enjoys fishing and spending time with friends and family.

Suzanne

Suzanne is an OEF/OIF veteran and was in the 164th Airlift Wing for 13 years. She is married to a great husband with a beautiful daughter, and has some crazy senior cats and amazing dogs that keep her on her toes. Working with animals has always been her passion-she loves her job and everyone she works with.

Outside of work, Suzanne enjoys working with rescue groups, fishing, and spending time with her friends and family.

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Emiley

Emiley is 20 years old and a native to Mississippi. She grew up with horses, dogs, and cats--you name it! Emiley plans to attend Baptist College of Health Science in the fall of 2021 were she will start her career as a nurse. Her interests are spending time with her family and animals.

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Weslie

Weslie loves exotic animals and has a cockatiel and a ferret. She loves being outside, with her family, and going to the lake. Outside of work, Weslie volunteers at the Hernando Animal Shelter and takes pottery lessons.