Our Team

Centralia Animal Hospital’s experienced support staff of Client Care Specialists, Certified Veterinary Technicians, Animal Health Technicians, and Animal Care Assistants strive to provide personalized, compassionate care for our patients and clients alike.

Centralia Animal Hospital

(804) 621-5264

4125 Celebration Ave Chester, VA 23831

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Jennifer Mink, Hospital Manager at Chester Animal Hospital

Jennifer Mink
Hospital Manager

Jennifer, Hospital Manager joined CAH in January 2016. She brings 10 years of veterinary management experience along with a passion to see people and pets smile. Jennifer truly enjoys being a part of a team where people want to do their best and give 110% at all times. Jennifer and her husband have been married for 5 years and have twins Cody and Brinley which they welcomed to the world in February 2018. Jennifer has 2 black labs Lexus and Remi. When Jennifer isn’t at Centralia with her work family she is at camping and fishing at Lake Gaston with her 4 children and husband.

Tracey Bates, Patient Care Manager at Chester Animal Hospital

Tracey Bates
Patient Care Manager

Tracey, Patient Care Manager, works in all areas of the hospital. She has been with Centralia Animal Hospital since 2005 and in the field of veterinary medicine for over 13 years. One of the things she enjoys most about working here is helping to educate our clients with the latest information about their beloved family members. When Tracey is not at Centralia, she enjoys spending time with her family-Her Husband Russell, and their three beautiful daughters, Brianna, Baylee and Brooklyn. Their pet family includes 2 dogs and 1 cat.

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