About Us

Ambassador Animal Hospital is a full-service hospital that has provided all for your veterinary needs since 1979. Our team of veterinarians, veterinary technicians and assistants, boarding assistants, and customer service staff is dedicated to providing you and your pets with the best care available.

Our hospital is conveniently located at 6180 Ramsey Street in Fayetteville, NC, near Methodist University and the I-295 interchange.

The Ambassador Animal Hospital Team

Veterinarians

Dr. Kasmin M. Davis, DVM

Veterinarian

Originally from Louisiana, Dr. Davis received her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Louisiana State University in 1981. After a year at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, she served in the U.S. Army Veterinary Corps where she commanded the 248th Medical Detachment at Fort Bragg.  In 1985, she started her private practice career that includes 13 years of emergency clinic work.

In 1990, Dr. Davis joined the team at Ambassador Animal Hospital and became the owner in 1996. Dr. Davis has extensive experience in the sport of dogs including obedience competition, breeding and judging. She has bred or owned nine AKC champions, but now enjoys dog show retirement and rescue work. She and her husband Neil share their home with two beagles, a Greyhound, and two rescued and well-loved mutts.  Her hobbies include gardening and yoga.

Dr. Amanda Buerk, DVM

Veterinarian

Originally from Denver, CO, Dr. Buerk received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Ross University in 2011 and completed her veterinary clinical year at the University of Florida. Following graduation she completed a small animal medicine internship at the Animal Medical Center in New York City before moving to Fayetteville in 2012. Dr. Buerk’s family includes her son Ryan, two mixed-breed dogs and two cats. She enjoys traveling, hiking and watching movies.

Dr. Chelsea Szumigala, DVM

Veterinarian

Originally from Michigan, Dr. Szumigala is a new member to the Fayetteville community.  She earned her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Michigan State University in 2016 and is the newest member of the Ambassador Animal Hospital team. Dr. Szumigala’s family includes her husband Adam and her mischievous cat, Scratchy Paws. In her free time she enjoys fishing, being outdoors, going out to eat, and traveling.

 

Staff Members

In addition to our veterinarians, Ambassador Animal Hospital’s team of office staff, veterinary technicians and assistants, and kennel technicians is dedicated to giving your pet the best treatment and care available.

Nancy

Veterinary Assistant

Hometown: Chicago, IL
Pets: two dogs, Marley and Lilo; three cats, Journey, Snowflake, and Joker; and two horses, Rain and Fancy
Joined Ambassador Animal Hospital: October 2009  

Amanda

Veterinary Assistant and Receptionist

Hometown: Jonesboro, TN
Pets: four dogs, Nicki, Peluche, Raoul, and Princess; and three cats, Wednesday, Sassy, and Liliana
Joined Ambassador Animal Hospital: April 2014

Brian

Veterinary Assistant

Hometown: Fayetteville, NC
Pets: all the dogs and cats at the Fayetteville Animal Protection Society (F.A.P.S) where he volunteers in his free time.
Joined Ambassador Animal Hospital: August 2012

Cindy

Veterinary Assistant

Hometown: Fayetteville, NC
Pets: 14 dogs and 15 cats
Joined Ambassador Animal Hospital: July 1987

Monique

Veterinary Assistant and Receptionist

Hometown: Spring Lake, NC
Pets: a Pit Bull Terrier, Raven; a cat, Lillie; Bingo the Chinchilla; a snake and assorted fish
Joined Ambassador Animal Hospital: June 2008

Daric

Registered Veterinary Technician

Hometown: McVey Town, PA
Pets: Two Dalmatians, Corbin and LeeLu
Joined Ambassador Animal Hospital: April 2016

Tierra

Veterinary Assistant

Hometown: Amarillo, TX
Pets: Dilly, a Boston Terrier, and Milicent, an Australian Shepherd
Joined Ambassador Animal Hospital: October 2015 

Stephanie

Veterinary Assistant and Receptionist

Hometown: Riverside, NJ
Pets: two dogs, Apollo and Caesar; five cats,Twinkles, Momo, Keiko, Daisy, and Emi; two chinchillas, Rachet and Clank; and Wyatt, the hedgehog.
Joined Ambassador Animal Hospital: April 2012

Sarah

Receptionist

Hometown: Manassas, VA
Pets: a Miniature Schnauzer, Salty
Joined Ambassador Animal Hospital: August 2016

Dee Dee

Receptionist

Hometown: Dayton, OH
Pets: a Great Dane, Scooby Doofus; and six obnoxious cats
Joined Ambassador Animal Hospital: August 2006

Juana

Veterinary Assistant and Kennel Technician

Hometown: Fayetteville, NC
Pets: a Pit Bull Terrier, JJ Cross
Joined Ambassador Animal Hospital: August 2014

Amy

Kennel Technician

Hometown: Jacksonville, NC
Pets: a Mouse, Liv; and a cat, Charlie
Joined Ambassador Animal Hospital: June 2016

Bahkiyia

Kennel Technician

Hometown: Fayetteville, NC
Pets: seven Pit Bull Terriers, Dison, Pinkie, Stitch, Ariel, Jasmine, Kong, and Pretty; and a calico cat, Tsunade
Joined Ambassador Animal Hospital: September 2016

Tonia

Kennel Technician

Hometown: Chico, CA
Pets: a Chihuahua mix, Sebastian; a Siamese cat, Maggie; and a Kenyan Sand Boa, Akasha
Joined Ambassador Animal Hospital: October 2016

Jewely

Financial Secretary

Hometown: Nuernberg, Germany
Pets: five dogs, Myrtle, Kermit, Alfred, Raylen, and Dexter; and two cats, Twain and Bruno
Joined Ambassador Animal Hospital: November 1988