Columbia Hospital for Animals

Columbia Hospital for Animals is a full-service veterinary medical facility, located in Columbia, TN. The professional and courteous staff at Columbia Hospital for Animals seeks to provide the best possible medical care, surgical care and dental care for their highly-valued patients.

We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care and health-related educational opportunities for our clients. Columbia Hospital for Animals strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to Columbia, TN and surrounding areas.

Please take a moment to contact us today, to learn more about our veterinary practice and to find our more information about how Columbia Hospital for Animals can serve the needs of you and your cherished pet.

"People go where they are wanted and stay where they are treated right."
  • Mon-Fri: 7:00am - 5:00pm
  • Sat: 7:00am - 12:00pm
  • Sun: Closed
  • Joshua A. Vaughn, Sr., DVM


    Dr. Vaughn is a 2006 graduate of Auburn University, College of Veterinary Medicine. He practiced in Winchester, Tennessee for four years before making his home in Maury County in 2010. He was raised in western Kentucky but proudly anchors himself to his chosen home. Dr. Vaughn and his wife, Lindsey, have three children (Andy, Lilly and Ollie). Besides raising children on their farm, they raise Irish Dexter Cattle and a few donkeys and chickens. He and his family are members of Columbia First Baptist Church (First Family) and are active with their children in school, scout, and soccer activities. Dr. Vaughn's special interest in veterinary medicine lies in surgery, particularly pain sparing laser procedures and less invasive methods to produce rapid healing.

    DVM - Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine 2006, and Bachelor of Science - Eastern Kentucky University 2002
  • Lindsey Vaughn

    Practice Manager

    Since 2003, Lindsey has gained wide variety of experience in the veterinary field, having been  a nurse at the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine Teaching Hospital, a private practice receptionist/assistant and  an after hours emergency veterinary assistant. She is the mother of three human children and several fur babies. Lindsey divides her time between work, children's activities and church.

  • Shannon Southall, LVMT

    Veterinary Technician

    Shannon is a Licensed Veterinary Medical Technician. She is a 2012 graduate from the Veterinary Technology program at Columbia State Community College. She came to us in January 2013. Shannon has always had a passion for working with animals and enjoys coming in every day to all of the adorable fur babies at CHFA. She has three horses, three dogs, and one cat. She enjoys spending her time away from work with her husband and their daughter, and all of their fur babies. 
    Columbia State Community College, A.A.S Veterinary Technology 2012
  • Evean Matthews


    Evean comes to us from Fredericksburg, Virginia, where she was a legal secretary for the same group of attorneys for 28 years! She moved to Columbia in 2007 and continues to be grateful for the slower pace of life.  She came to CHFA in 2014, and fits right in with her people oriented personality.  She enjoys the opportunities to work with all the patients and pet parents. She is a grandmother, and has a rescued cat name Tabitha, a Cavapoo named Talia, and a new puppy named Layla.
  • Pandi Hobbs


    Pandi grew up in Lewisburg, TN. She is the mom to four cat fur babies; Sassy, Cuddles, Oreo, and Tigger. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, as well as reading. She is thrilled to be working for CHFA and takes great joy in getting to love on your fur baby!
  • Ashley Hamlin

    Veterinary Assistant
  • Kayla Paschall

    Veterinary Technician