Trinity Ridge Animal Health

5583 Highway 76 West
Laurens, SC 29360


Kayla Nichols, Licensed Veterinary Technician

Kayla Nichols has been with Trinity Ridge Animal health since 2012. She is a Licensed Veterinary Technician. Kayla grew up on a dairy farm in Saluda County, SC. She received my B.S. in Biology from Newberry College in 2010 and then completed the Veterinary Technology Program at Piedmont Technical College in 2012.

Barbara Long, Office Manager

Barbara has been with Trinity Ridge Animal Health since August 2010.  She attended Limestone College and has an Associate Business Degree. Barbara has been in management for over 30 years. She coordinates staff schedules, hiring duties, orders and maintains inventory, and client relations, accounting, and payroll.  Her hobbies are gardening, reading, and spending time with her 4 year old triplet grandsons.  She has no pets at this time as one of the triplets is allergic to dogs.

Paula Reinersman, Veterinary Technician

Paula Reinersman joined the Trinity Ridge Animal Health family in June 2014. She comes with undergraduate degrees in Emergency Medical Care and Social Work, as well as a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from the St. George's School of Veterinary Medicine in Grenada. She is currently owned by 3 cats and 2 dogs, all of them rescues, and some of whom have traveled with her internationally. She enjoys working with all species and did a 2 week externship in Heines Alaska with American Bald Eagles while completing her last year of clinical rotations at Louisiana State University. Paula has always wanted to work in a small town practice and is truly enjoying her time with Trinity Ridge Animal Health and the people of Laurens.

Cara, Veterinary Technician

Cara is from Fountain Inn. This is her third summer working at Trinity Ridge. She graduated from Clemson University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science degree.She is currently at working towards her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at Virginia Tech. She enjoys hiking, crafting, sports, and spending time with her family, friends, and Chocolate Lab, Maddie, in her free time.