About Sun Dog Cat Moon Integrated Veterinary Care

Meet Our Team


Dr. Kellie Horton - Veterinarian at Sun Dog Cat Moon

Kellie Horton, DVM

Dr. Kellie Horton has worked in the veterinary field since the age of twelve. She now practices small animal veterinary medicine and treats both small animals and horses with acupuncture and herbal medicine.
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Dr. Kelsey Pruitt - Veterinarian at Sun Dog Cat Moon

Kelsey Pruitt, DVM

Dr. Kelsey Pruitt grew up on a farm in Georgia, and knew early-on that she wanted to make a profession out of helping animals. She now practices traditional and alternative medicine for small and large animals.
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Veterinary Staff

Kathryn Higgs - Practice Manager at Sun Dog Cat Moon

Kathryn Higgs,

Practice Manager

Kathryn is a graduate from the College of Charleston who has loved growing up in the Lowcountry. Her passion for animals began at an early age through horseback riding and her first word was Heidi, her family dogs name. She currently resides on Johns Island with her furry companions Maddie a Cavalier, Lil Bit her rescue spaniel mix and Gus Gus, her rescue black kitty.

Danielle Haas - Veterinary Technician at Sun Dog Cat Moon

Danielle Haas,

Veterinary Technician

Danielle grew up in a small town in Pennsylvania and has always had an interest in working with animals. She completed the veterinary assistant program through Penn Foster Career School in 2009, and has since become passionate about holistic medicine, both in her personal life and in veterinary care. She completed the veterinary technician course at the Chi Institute of Chinese Veterinary Medicine in 2015, and is thrilled to now be a part of Sun Dog Cat Moon, where her studies are shared and implemented. Danielle has a special interest in helping people through pet loss, and is currently enrolled in a pet bereavement counseling program called Animals In Our Hearts. She plans to make this service available to any clients need it.

Tori Given - Veterinary Technician at Sun Dog Cat Moon

Tori Given,

Veterinary Technician

Tori is a senior at the College of Charleston majoring in Biology with a concentration in Organismal Biology. Tori is hoping to combine her love of animals and science to fulfill her dream of becoming a Veterinarian. She has a Pomeranian puppy named Blue who can frequently be found sleeping on desks at the clinic. Tori enjoys relaxing with friends, family, and her daughter, Blue.

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Viki Lendvai,

Veterinary Technician

Viki recently moved to the Charleston area from New York and is enjoying it all! She loves being out in the sunshine, going on adventures to new places, and, most of all, cuddling with her two fur babies, Zeus and Dixie. She shares her time as a technician helping animals here at the clinic and as an ultrasound technician for humans.

Melissa Gill - Veterinary Assistant at Sun Dog Cat Moon

Melissa Gill,

Veterinary Assistant

Melissa and her family recently moved to South Carolina from New Jersey. She loves the warm southern weather and will take sand over snow any day! Melissa is an avid horseback rider and has ridden most of her life. The only pet she currently owns is a 4-yr old Lovebird named Sage. Sage is a snuggle bug who thinks she’s a dog, as she will follow people around in hopes of getting picked up. Melissa’s hobbies include reading, hiking, going to the shooting range, and hanging out with friends and family.

Caroline Hartsell - Client Care Coordinator at Sun Dog Cat Moon

Caroline Hartsell,

Client Care Coordinator

Caroline was born and raised in Baltimore, MD, and she graduated from the College of Charleston in 2009. She currently has two Chihuahuas (Gustav von Zimlet and Josefina) and a cat (Dora the Explorer). She is fond of rescuing animals like her pet squirrel (Ernie), whom she rescued from the jaws of a dog at the dog park. And she dares you to say this twice… She had a “Pet Pot Belly Pig named Peanut” while growing up. Caroline loves going to the beach, reading murder mysteries, and hanging out with her friends (not necessarily in that order). Her favorite football team is the Ravens!

Patty Ford at Sun Dog Cat Moon

Patty Ford,

Front Desk

Patty and her husband, Trevor, were born and raised in Southern California. When Trevor got an offer to be the worship leader at a small church on Johns Island, SC, they both packed their bags and moved on out! They have now been in Charleston since 2016 and are loving every minute of it! has loved animals since she was young, and she grew up with dogs. She previously worked at the Happiest Place on Earth and brings that same passion into everything she does. Patty and Trevor do not currently have any pets, but are hoping to welcome a furry friend into their lives sometime in the near future.