Treat your fur baby to the perfect holiday gift – a boarding staycation. You can even add a delicious holiday meal!

Meet The Team

Our Veterinarians

Dr. Robinson

Dr. Jason Robinson

Dr. Jason Robinson joined BrownDog Lodge Veterinary Clinic November 27, 2017. Dr. Robinson was born in Little Rock but grew up in Memphis, TN and received his undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University. In 2003, he received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Tennessee's College of Veterinary Medicine. He began working at Cloverleaf Animal Clinic as an associate veterinarian in March 2008. His interests include diagnostic ultrasonography, dermatology, neurology and dentistry.

Dr. Robinson really enjoys meeting new puppies and helping them get off to a great start by providing guidance regarding training and socialization in addition to medical services. In his free time he enjoys running, hiking, skiing, snowboarding, and spending time outdoors. Dr. Robinson is the proud owner of Vol, a 13 year old Golden Retriever. In the short time he has been with us he has met several of you and looks forward to providing excellent care to you and your pets.

Dr. Beck with dog

Dr. Lisa Beck

Dr. Lisa Beck joined our team in December 2020 after having done relief work here for several years. Dr. Beck was born and raised in Michigan and earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at Michigan State University. 

She enjoys practicing all aspects of small animal medicine and surgery and especially enjoys working with felines. Outside of work, she also enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, fitness, and travel. She lives in Arlington with her husband Brian, their daughter Samantha, as well as their 3 cats (Joey, Mini, and Georgie) and 2 dogs (Lola and Lexi).

Our Managers

Krystle Vann

Krystle Vann has been with BrownDog Lodge Veterinary Clinic since August 11, 2006. She was primarily a Veterinary Technician before she became Practice Manager in March 2021. Krystle was born in Louisville, KY but grew up in Memphis.

She loves all animals and keeps several snakes, geckos, tarantulas and scorpions as well as her 2 cats (Optimus Prime and Megatron) and 2 dogs (Zion and Milo). Outside of work she enjoys traveling to reptile shows, painting, and spending time with her husband Michael and daughter Jayde.

Jessica Jones

Meet Jessica Jones, General Manager at BrownDog Lodge East Memphis. Jessica has worked at BrownDog Lodge for over six years.

She started off as a Kennel Technician and quickly rose through the ranks to General Manager. Her life motto is "if you love your job, you'll never work a day in your life" and she certainly feels that way working at BrownDog Lodge!

Ali McConnell

Ali McConnell is General Manager at BrownDog Lodge Germantown. Ali has worked at Brown Dog Lodge since October 2020, and she started as a Kennel Tech.

Working with and caring for animals has always been an aspiration of hers. When Ali's not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and her 2 dogs, Charlie & Rose. 

Our Groomers

Groomer Stevi with dog

Stevi Blalack

Meet Stevi, our veteran groomer. Stevi has been with BrownDog Lodge for over 12 years! She is extremely talented and is one of a kind. Stevi lives in Mississippi with her husband, son, and 8 animals. She treats every pup that she grooms like her own. She is a true rockstar and she can’t wait to pamper your pups! 

Amanda Schmidt

Meet Amanda, she is one of our groomers and also a member of our management team. She has worked for BrownDog Lodge for over 7 years. She lives in Memphis with her husband and 3 dogs. Amanda knew at an early age her true passion was dogs and it shows in her work. She looks forward to pampering your pup!

Nicole Stapp

Meet Nicole, Nicole is one of our amazing groomers at our East Memphis location. She started at BrownDog as a kennel tech over 3 years ago and found her passion for grooming during that time. She also loves painting and capturing the beauty in some of lives most random things. Two of her best friends are her silly fur babies that come to work with her every day. She has a gift for making each and every dog feel special and giving them the best pampering, spa like feeling, that is fit for a king or queen.

What Makes Us Great

Exceptional Staff

With veterinary excellence and knowledgeable staff equipped to handle a wide array of medical conditions and emergencies, you can rest assured your pet is in good hands. 

Unique Suites

Our modern lodges in Memphis and Germantown offer unique dog boarding suites and award-winning daycare. Cats board in cozy comfort at our veterinary clinic. 

Pets are #1

We provide the finest accommodations and individual attention for daycare, overnight stays, and spa services where your pet is always a VIP.