Dr. Welch rejoined Pawleys Veterinary Hospital on July 6, 2015. She is a native of Alabama and moved to South Carolina in 2010 when she first started working at Pawleys Veterinary Hospital. Dr. Welch is a graduate of the University of West Alabama, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Biology. She received her veterinary education from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine, where she graduated in 2010. Dr. Welch loves being a veterinarian, and enjoys using her skills to help others through mission trips. In her spare time, she enjoys reading a good book, going on long walks with her dogs, boating, and traveling. She has a house full of her special pets: 2 cats (Hootie and Stewie); 3 Dogs (Tyson, Gremmie, and Shelby).