Taylor Marquis

Veterinary Assistant

Taylor joined the Bay Animal Clinic team in June 2016. She has been in the veterinary field for several years with experience in every position from kennel assistant to veterinary assistant to reception. Taylor loves to interact with our wonderful clients and give out treats to all of our furry patients!

Taylor is originally from Norman, Oklahoma and has resided in Fairhope for the past 12 years with her family. She says she LOVES the warmth of the South but occasionally misses the snow. Taylor graduated from Daphne High School and is currently enrolling at Coastal Alabama Community College in the Veterinary Technician program. She will graduate in May of 2019! Taylor loves to talk about her beautiful horse, Badger and dachshunds, Minnie & Skittles. She also enjoys horseback riding, reading and spending time outdoors.

Random Facts:
  • 1. “My favorite color is blue.”
  • 2. “I’ve ridden horses since the age of 4.”
  • 3. “I have a bone disorder.”

Riley Lindsey

Veterinary Assistant

Riley joined the Bay Animal Clinic crew in June 2016 as a Kennel Technician. Riley was excited to be able to work with animals and says that is the best part of her job! She loves to play with all of our furry friends that come to stay with us, especially in the ball pits. After showing an interest in pursuing a veterinary technician degree, Riley began transitioning to veterinary assistant in the summer of 2017. She is a quick learner and has been able to experience a lot in helping with appointments and surgeries. We are excited to support her in working towards this new goal!

Riley grew up in Daphne and lives with her parents Mark and Stephany, brother Hayden and their dog Rocky. She attended Daphne High School and is now a student at Faulkner State. She enjoys being with animals and spending time with her family and friends.

Random Facts:
  • 1. “My favorite color is pink.”
  • 2. “I used to cheer.”
  • 3. “I LOVE pizza!”

Chelsea Forister

Veterinary Technician

Chelsea joined the Bay Animal Clinic team in February 2018. She has worked as a veterinary assistant for over nine years and is a recent graduate of the Coastal Alabama Community College Veterinary Technician program! She has since passed her VTNE and is now a fully licensed Veterinary Technician. Way to go Chelsea! She truly enjoys being part of something bigger than herself and loves being part of saving a life!

Chelsea lives across the Bay with her husband, their two children and her two brothers whom she has actually adopted. Her menagerie consists of a pitty named Brownie, a terrier mix named Lexi, two cats – Jason and Cece and four snakes! Her hobbies tend towards outdoor activities like hiking, biking, camping, kayaking and exploring with her family. She also enjoys napping with her cat!

Random Facts:
  • 1. “I actually enjoy going to school!”
  • 2. “I love all 80’s music!”
  • 3. “I have six goldfish I got from the Strawberry Festival four years ago. They all have names!”

Anissa Jones

Veterinary Assistant

Anissa was born in Georgia, but has travelled around quite a bit in her young life having lived in Washington, Missouri, Hawaii, Arkansas and now Alabama. She is the mother of a two-year-old boy and most of her family lives here in Baldwin County now.

Anissa grew up with lots of dogs and cats and even a pet rabbit, but currently has to settle for getting to love on all the pets at work. She joined the BAC team in September of 2018, but started in the veterinary industry when she was just a junior in high school. She started in the kennel and has worked her way up from here and plans to go back to school to earn her certification. Anissa enjoys seeing patients go from sick or injured back to completely healthy. She says it makes her proud of the skills she has learned and proud to work in the veterinary profession.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her son going to parks and just chilling at home. She is a vocal leader on her church worship team and loves to binge watch movies and read books.

Random Facts:
  • 1. “I have a lot of body art (tattoos).”
  • 2. “I love the beach!”
  • 3. “Gimme all the sweets and I’ll be your best friend!”

Stacy Machuca

Veterinary Assistant

Stacy hails from the island of Puerto Rico. She has been a part of the Bay Animal Clinic team since the fall of 2018. Stacy is a graduate of Ledyard High in Groton, Connecticut and has been in the veterinary field for over fifteen years. Her favorite thing about her job is loving on and taking care of the fur-babies and talking to and spending time with our wonderful clients.

Stacy is a mother of four two legged children – Nalani, Cameron, Caleb & Jayden and two two-legged children – Izzy & Marley. The kids definitely keep her busy, but she still manages to make time to read and work out.

Random Facts:
  • 1. “I’m bilingual!”
  • 2. “I did a see-through helicopter ride through Las Vegas and it scared me to death!”
  • 3. “I am thirty-five and I can still do a back flip!