Paul Ann, Receptionist

Paul Ann joined MAH in January 1987 and still continues today to be the face of the practice! In her free time, she and her husband are enjoy going to the lake and spending time with their three grandchildren.

Jennifer, Groomer

Jennifer has been with MAH for over 14 years (since 2003). She enjoys spending time with her daughter and three dogs.

Amanda, Veterinary Technician
Amanda has been with MAH for over 9 years (since 2008). She has always loved working with animals. Amanda is always trying to keep up with her own squad of three dogs, three cats, and three hermit crabs!

Louise, Veterinary Technician

Louise is new with MAH.  She comes to us from Georgia where she worked for several years as a vet tech.   

Stephanie, Veterinary Assistant

Stephanie joined our team this fall. When she is not with us, she enjoys spending time with her children.

Top (left to right): Dr. Kennon, Dr. McPhail, Jennifer, Chuck

Bottom (left to right): Paul Ann, Barbara, Lindsay, Amanda

Meet Our Team


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McPhail Animal Hospital

Dr. Brian Roberts, DVM

Dr. Roberts has been in practice for 30 years.   He has just joined McPhail Animal Hospital and we are pleased to have him.   He graduated from the College of Veterinary Medicine at  Perdue.  He is married and enjoys his time off with his wife, dogs, cats and bees. Yes, he is a bee keeper and has honey for his honey.  He enjoys visiting their son and hiking.

Katie, Veterinary Technician

Katie is a certified Veterinary Assistant and has worked in the field since she was 19.  When she is not at work she enjoys spending time with her two dogs and her son.

Barbara, Office Manager
Barbara has worked at MAH since she married into the practice in July 1979.  Since her daughters left for college, she has filled her “nest” with dogs, cats, birds, and turtles!  She also enjoys spending time with her new granddaughter, Savannah.

Dr. Robert (Hal) Kennon, DVM

Dr. Kennon attended Louisiana State University and graduated from Mississipi State University College of Veterinarian Medicine in 1985. He has worked at MAH for over 23 years. Kennon is married and has five children and many grandchildren. He has three dogs and enjoys working with animals, spending time outdoors, and watching LSU football games!

Dr. Walter Anderson McPhail, Jr., DVM 

Dr. McPhail grew up on a farm in Abbeville, South Carolina. McPhail did his undergraduate work at Clemson University and graduated from the University of Georgia in 1968 with his doctorate. He opened McPhail Animal Hospital (MAH) in 1978. McPhail lives in Mauldin with his beautiful wife. He has served as the President of the South Carolina Veterinary Association. McPhail has won South Carolina Veterinarian of the Year as well as numerous awards for his work with trees. He has two dogs, four cats, ten birds, two turtles, and one beta fish. In his spare time, he enjoys working with loblolly pines, gardening​, attending Clemson football games, and catching up with his two wonderful daughters.