Dr. Jaco earned his Bachelors and Masters Degrees at Murray State University before graduating with awards from the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2002. He is an active member of the community, assisting in the public school mentoring program for young people who need positive role models. He supports the efforts of the Gideon International to distribute Bibles around the world. As a member of the Marshall County Health Department Board of Directors, he is civic-minded and well-read on public health. He is most accommodating and is dedicated to pets and pet owners.


Dr. Koym graduated from Texas A&M University Veterinary College in 1976. She has practiced veterinary medicine in Idaho, Texas, New Mexico, Florida, Virginia and Kentucky. Dr. Koym continues to enjoy veterinary medicine while working with Companion Animal Hospital. Her family includes retired Lt. Col. Ray Koym (husband), three daughters, three sons-in-law, three granddaughters, and four grandsons, with more anticipated in the future! Two dogs, two cats and a very spoiled 26-year-old mare complete the family. Dr. Koym enjoys meeting the “family” of patients while living in Marshall County. Dr. Koym considers herself to be wonderfully blessed by God to be able to be a part of Companion Animal Hospital’s dedicated, empathetic, and knowledgeable tradition of patient care in Marshall County.


Shanay is our Office Manager and has been with Companion Animal Hospital since June 2014. She and her husband have a wonderful daughter at home that they care for along with 3 dogs and 1 cat. When she’s not at work, Shanay enjoys being outside with her dogs, landscaping and working on her home projects. You might find her at the closest car show, or speedway because Shanay is a car fanatic! Fast cars, drag races, and speed is what she is all about! Shanay is a wonderful asset to our team and we are so thankful for her and everything she does for our team at Companion Animal Hospital.


Jon is a United States Navy Veteran and joined the team at Companion Animal Hospital in 2017 after graduating from the Veterinary Tech program at Murray State University. He was born in Paducah, KY and raised in Rutherford County, TN. He has 4 dogs and a small zoo at home. Outside of work you may find Jon sitting on a bank in the Mississippi river shark tooth hunting, Kayaking, or Gem mining with his wife.


Kelly is a United States Veteran and a licensed Veterinary Technician. She joined our team in July of 2019 and is such a great asset to our team. Kelly has 2 dogs and 3 cats at home that she cares for. In her spare time, Kelly enjoys the outdoors with her dogs! She loves hiking, kayaking, riding horses, and being in the company of good friends.