Meet Our Team

Dr. Norma Haupt


Dr. Norma Haupt earned her D.V.M. at the University of Florida in 1989; she also holds an M.A. from Seton Hall University and a B.A. from Hofstra U. She was a social worker for fourteen years in Newark, NJ, before embarking on her veterinary career. She is a certified veterinary acupuncturist and now teaches animal acupuncture at the Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine in Reddick. Dr. Norma’s background includes canine rehabilitation, as well as teaching police officers to protect their drug detection dogs from an accidental overdose. Always learning, she is currently working on certification in food therapy. A board member at St. Augustine Regional Veterinary Emergency Center, she was co-owner of Animal House Calls from 1993-2007 and before that worked at Moultrie Animal Hospital and Lawndale Veterinary Hospital. Dr. Norma has four children; she and her husband enjoy tandem bicycling and share their home with two dogs and one cat.

Holly Parson

Veterinary Technician

Holly has lived in St. Augustine for 28 years. Holly spent her career in business and later found her passion in veterinary medicine. She joined the Animal Wellness team in 2019 and has enjoyed getting to know all animals and their humans! In her downtime, you will likely find Holly at the beach or bird-watching with her dog, Coach.

Robert Miller

Veterinary Technician

Before moving to sunny Florida, Robert Miller was born in Fitchburg, Massachusetts. As a young child, he was raised in South Florida, then moved to Saint Augustine over 15 years ago. He has worked at the Animal Wellness Center for over a decade, where he enjoys caring for animals and talking with their owners. He always makes clients and coworkers laugh and creates a fun and positive work environment. Robert feels that he truly has found his calling working in veterinary medicine. Outside of work, Robert enjoys relaxing at home, exploring the outdoors, finding antique shops, and great new places to eat! He spends his time out of work with his fiancé Ryan and their dog Hanuman.

Avyn Lind


Ayvn was born and raised in Tampa, Florida. She moved to the Saint Augustine area in March of 2023 and became a part of the team shortly after. She has always had a passion and calling for working with animals, having fostered and rescued many animals over the years and volunteered at rescues. Most recently, "Lola" the kitten, was welcomed into her home. Ayvn intends to continue with her career in veterinary medicine and feels joy working with the animals that inspire her passion, the people who share that passion, and the clientele that make it all possible. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, gushing over any animal seen on the street, and spending time with her boyfriend, Justin.

Megan Fennig


Bio coming soon!