Village Veterinary Hospital

3578 North Mount Juliet Rd
Mount Juliet, TN 37122


Our Staff


Leah Benner, Practice Manager

Leah is the wife of Dr. Benner, and our current Practice Manager.  She graduated from Louisiana State University with a degree in Communication Disorders.  One day, she hopes to own goats and chickens.  For now, she stays busy with two cats, Fergie and Ninja.  She and Dr. Benner have three children together.  In her spare time she likes to cook, read, and stay active with Cross Fit.



Ruthann Combs, Office Manager

Ruthann is the first smiling face you will see when you enter our practice. She graduated with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Elementary Education from Bloomsburg University.  Before starting at Village Vet in 2003, she was a teacher for many years.  Ruthann resides in Mt. Juliet and has four children: Dawn, Shawn, David, and Shelby.  Ruthann also has two dogs and two cats.  In her spare time, she loves to garden and spend time with her granddaughter.


Tasha Diffie, Groomer/Veterinary Assistant

Tasha has been at Village Veterinary since 2006.  She graduated with her Groomer's License from Penn Foster College.  She has two children and two dogs, Daisy and Ruby.  She enjoys watching Mt. Juliet High School football games.


Jen Gorman, Veterinary Assistant

One of our assistants at Village Veterinary is Jen.  Jen is originally from Michigan. She graduated from the Animal Behavior College, and has been employed as an assistant since 2011.  In her spare time, she likes spending time with friends and taking her dogs for walks.     



Deb Terrillion, Veterinary Assistant

Deb has worked in the veterinary field for 15 years. She has 3 dogs, Little Bit (a Yorkie), Winnie Willow (a Yorkie-Poo), and Peebz (a Chihuahua). Deb has been married to her high school sweetheart for 40 years. She has 7 grandchildren. In her spare time she enjoys camping and sewing!