TotalBond Veterinary Hospital at Davidson

Meet Our Team

At TotalBond Veterinary Hospital at Davidson, our doctor and staff always look to the future, as well as the best of the past, in caring for your dog and cat.

Dick Hay

Co-Owner, Medical Director, DVM, DABVP

Dr. Dick Hay is the co-owner and Medical Director at TotalBond Veterinary Hospital at Davidson. He was born and raised in Toccoa, Georgia, a small town in the Northeast corner of the state, and obtained his BS from Davidson College in 1977. He spent his junior year of college studying in France and considers it one of his defining college and life experiences. He continued his studies by earning a Masters of Science degree in Comparative Physiology and spent two years as a research assistant in the Small Animal Medicine Department at the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Georgia. It was during his studies there that he fell in love with the profession and went on to obtain his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the same school in 1985. Dr. Hay became a Diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners in 2000 as a specialist in canine and feline medicine and surgery. He enjoys all aspects of general practice, especially the relationships between pets and their owners.

In recent years, Dr. Hay has become interested in Integrative Medicine and has pursued his certification as a Veterinary Acupuncturist. His wife Pam is a retired college professor at Davidson College and they have two adult children. Dr. Hay is active in several community organizations including the Davidson Housing Coalition and the Davidson Lands Conservancy. When not at work, his favorite pastimes are hiking and traveling.

Áine Schanche


Dr. Áine Schanche is an Associate Veterinarian at TotalBond Veterinary Hospital at Davidson. Dr. Schanche earned her Bachelor of Science from Swarthmore College in 2016 and earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 2020. Dr. Schanche then worked as an intern at Ocean State Veterinary Specialists in Rhode Island before switching her focus to small animal general practice and working at a hospital outside of Boston. She joined the TotalBond family in 2021, primarily working at the TotalBond at Bethel hospital. Her areas of professional interest include ultrasound, surgery, and preventative care. Dr. Schanche was inspired to join the veterinary field after spending several weeks shadowing mixed animal veterinarians in Ireland and falling in love with the unpredictable, rewarding field! According to Dr. Schanche, the best part about being a veterinarian is being able to educate clients on how they can help their pets live the healthiest lives!

Although Dr. Schanche grew up in northern New Jersey, her mother is from Ireland and her father is from Norway. Dr. Schanche keeps busy outside of work by playing with her 6-year-old standard schnauzer named Siggi and her corgi/mini aussie puppy named Suki. She also enjoys spending time with her family, eating good food, hiking, exercising, reading, and hanging out with her friends. She is a proud member of the TotalBond Team and cannot wait to meet everyone's fur babies!

Shelly M.

RVT, Sr. Technician

Shelly has been with TotalBond Veterinary Hospital Davidson since the practice opened in 1999. She has continued to work there while going to school to become a registered veterinary technician. Shelly lives in Lincolnton, NC with her husband and son. Also living with them are German Shepherd dogs, Giant Schnauzers, chickens, a turkey, Savannah cats, a bearded dragon, and fish.

Cece N.


Cece is a Veterinary Technician at TotalBond Veterinary Hospital at Davidson who joined our team following her recent move from Chicago to North Carolina. She has worked in the veterinary field for a year and is loving every second of it! Cece is a Certified Veterinary Technician in Illinois and currently working towards her certification in North Carolina. She shares her home with a dog named Vivi, a cat named Queso Fresco, and a bearded dragon named Bernard. 

Makenzie M.

Veterinary Assistant

Born and raised in Knoxville, Tennessee, Makenzie decided after attending Maryville College to move somewhere new and found herself here around the Charlotte area. She loves how similar it is to her home state but that it comes with new people and adventures. Makenzie has 2 dogs currently- Reign, a 5-year-old long haired German Shepherd and JellyBean, a 10-year-old Jack Russell mix (quite the pair). She loves to take both dogs just about anywhere she goes, whether it's hiking, breweries, the beach, etc. If she goes, they go!

Makenzie remembers from a young age, her entire family talking about the connection she had with animals. Growing up around tons of animals; from cats and dogs to horses- you name it, she knew she always wanted to work in the vet field. After her first internship, she fell in love with teching. Spending every day with animals is a dream come true for her. the most rewarding part being able to care for a sick animal and seeing them become healthy again and living their best life.

In her free time, Makenzie enjoys being a dog mom, traveling, spending time with friends and family, wake surfing, hiking, really any outdoor activity (except for bee keeping- recently discovered bee allergy).

Tonya W.

Lead Receptionist

Tonya is a Receptionist at TotalBond Veterinary Hospital at Davidson. She has been working in the veterinary field for almost 16 years and loves every purr and tail wag that comes her way! She finds joy in helping people give the best care they can to their furry loved ones. Tonya's father served in the Army which provided her with the opportunity to live many places growing up, including Germany for a few years. She calls Concord her home base and knew that she and her family would call China Grove their forever home after moving there in 2007. Tonya has two cats, Pepper and Gizmo, two dogs, Jazz and Layla, and a rabbit named What-not. She enjoys crocheting and spending time with family and friends in her free time.


Treat Inspector

The growing demand for ensuring quality control of our hospital's dog treats has enabled us to create a new position on our team, the treat inspector. Mabel Hairr has accepted the tall task of taking on this role, as she so humbly tests each and every kind of treat we give out to our patients to ensure both safety and palatability. Mabel is a boxer mix who enjoys spending her days exercising, sleeping, and getting love from all of her coworkers at TotalBond. We are almost as excited as Mabel to have her in this new position!


Barketing Manager

Jade is a growing puppy who works hard to market the many awesome things about our wonderful hospital! She carefully inspects all toys, bandanas, and promotional items to make sure they are up to standard for all our pawesome patients. She loves being in the spotlight, in front of the camera creating the quality content we need to keep our team motivated!

Though Jade is new to this position being less than 1 year old, she is a dedicated member of the team. She enjoys cuddles with mom (Liv), kissing everyone on the mouth, playing with friends, and getting treats from all her co-workers.


Hospital Morale Booster

Suki is a wild, confident, spry little lady who is still figuring out her full personality as she is still just a baby. The TotalBond at Davidson staff will determine what role she is best suited for as she grows up - we are very open to any suggestions from the community! Suki lives with Dr. Schanche and Siggi and she has become a source of great entertainment for the TotalBond family throughout the day (mostly at lunchtime!). We are looking forward to see how she develops and solidifies her position with the TotalBond crew!


Quality Treat Inspector

Siggi or Sig Sig is a spunky, sweet, sassy lady who has an opinion and makes sure you know it! She has been brought on to help to continue the great work of her predecessors as treat inspector to make sure the fur babies of Davidson are only offered the best! Every morning she demands a sample of the options - her favorite treat is a pill pocket! Siggi is a 6-year-old standard schnauzer who lives with Dr. Schanche and loves walking around Davidson or snuggling with the staff on their lunch breaks. She has been a proud member of TotalBond Bethel for the last 2 years and while she is sad to leave her buddies she is looking forward to this new opportunity!

Join the TotalBond Veterinary Hospital at Davidson Family Today!

Our brand new, bigger, state-of-the-art facility is located less than a mile from our previous location. We are now located at 2073 Mecklenburg Hwy, Mooresville, NC 28115.

Phone: 704-892-1992

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