Our Staff


Reception/Office Manager

Barb has worked for Cumberland since 2000 and is a graduate of St. Pete Jr. College with a degree in Animal Science Technology. Her family includes a son Kyle, 2 cats- Linus and Mr. Bean, a Coonhound named Lucy, and a dressage horse named Yankee. Barb's interests include horseback riding, gardening, quilting, bicycling, reading and traveling.



Melinda is originally from Huntsville, Alabama but moved here many years ago to attend FSU. While here she met and married her husband, who is originally from Tallahassee, and has made Tallahassee her home for the past 30+ years. She earned her B.S. in Elementary Education and taught school before choosing to stay home to raise her family. In 2008, she joined the Cumberland staff working four mornings each week as a receptionist. She enjoys reading, cooking and spending time with her family. She has a house full- 4 children, 4 dogs and 4 cats! In her spare time... well, she has no spare time!



Kristy is from Havana and has been part of the Cumberland team since June of 2014. She is a graduate of FSU and earned a degree in Psychology. She enjoys being a mom to her two beautiful little girls, spending time with her cat named Gavin and her deaf Bulldog named Georgia, and doing anything outdoors! You'll know her for her outgoing personality and great sense of humor around our clinic!


Advanced Veterinary Technician

Amber has been part of Cumberland for many years, originally starting as a kennel tech when she was in high school. She has a cat named Katty, a cat named Eliza, and a Dachshund mix named Ruby. Her hobbies include trying out new local restaurants, riding her bicycle around town, and going to the beach.


Advanced Veterinary Technician

Breanne joined the Cumberland family as a veterinary technician in 2015. Originally from Tampa, she moved to Tallahassee in 2007 to attend FSU and earned a degree in Biology and Chemistry, with a concentration in Zoology. She has 3 dogs- a Coton de Tulear named Winston, a Pomeranian named Cody, and a Golden Retriever named Bear as well as 4 rescued cats! Breanne's hobbies include traveling the world (her favorite places are Germany and Switzerland), craft beer tasting, tent camping and hiking with her fiance Chris!


Veterinary Technician

Angel is originally from Havana and has been working for Cumberland since 2015. She graduated from Florida High and attends Bainbridge State College. She has one very spoiled Pitbull named Zues! In her free time, Angel enjoys reading and baking. She often treats the staff by bringing in her delicious cupcakes and cookies!


7:00am - 5:30pm
7:00am - 12:30pm
Pre-paid Sunday boarding pick up times between 5:30-6:30pm