DeRolf Animal Hospital

1401 Mill Race Dr.
Salem, VA 24153


Our Staff

Emily Bebout, LVT

Emily graduated as the Vet Tech Student of the Year from the Veterinary Technology program at Blue Ridge Community College in 2010. She has been at DeRolf Animal Hospital since 2011. Her license allows her to do dental cleanings, take x-rays, perform urinalyses, read fecals, run bloodwork, monitor general anesthesia, and assist the doctors in patient care. When not working at the clinic, Emily and her husband, Will, opened an Escape Room company, Escape Key, also located in Salem!

AnneMarie Elliott, LVT student

AnneMarie attends Blue Ridge Community College and is in the same Vet Tech Program that Emily graduated from in 2010. She joined the DeRolf Animal Hospital team in August of 2014. She will graduate with her license in May of 2018. She went to Zimbabwe in the Summer of 2017 and absolutely loved it, and hopes to go back one day. She has 4 dogs (Ava, Marshall, Kenna, and Mickey), 3 cats (Fia, Louie, and Rue), and a miniature pot bellied pig (Petunia). 

Betsy Lyle, Assistant Office Manager/Receptionist

Betsy has been with us since April of 2015. She enjoys riding her horse, Mandalay, and training in Obedience with her Pembroke Welsh Corgi, Cricket. She is our resident "Jack of all trades"!

Lindsay L., Receptionist/Veterinary Assistant

Amanda R., Receptionist 

Jennifer F., Receptionist

Jennifer is originally from Bristol, CT. and now lives in Elliston.  She is married and is the mom to 2 sons, 2 dogs, 2 birds, and 1 cat.  In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, taking walks, and playing fetch with the dogs.  She has been a part of our team since February of 2015.

Chris L., Kennel Attendant


Lisa K., Veterinary Assistant/Kennel Attendant

Lisa is originally from Salem, VA and now lives in Roanoke with her husband and son. She graduated from Salem High School. Lisa has been with us for 9 years! In her free time, Lisa enjoys cross stitching, knitting, reading, and listening to good ol' rock n' roll!


Melinda M., (left) Kennel Attendant

Melinda is known as our office "guru." She is wise, patient, and kind. Melinda joined our team in January of 2009.  In her free time, she practices yoga and spends time with her critters and family.


Diane H., Kennel Attendant

Diane lives in Salem, VA. She is widowed with four children, 11 grandchildren, and one great grandchild.  She has been in the veterinary field for over 25 years.  Diane has always had a love for animals and has taken in many strays over the years.