Hours: M-F 7:30am - 5:30pm Sat: 8am-Noon | 1736 Carothers Parkway, Brentwood, TN 37027 | 615.371.1535

Caring For Your Pets
in Brentwood, Cool Springs & Franklin

Our Staff

Dr. Bill Rye and his staff are proud to serve  the Brentwood/Cool Springs/Franklin area.

Our Services

Carothers Parkway Vet Clinic provides the residents of Middle Tennessee with a comprehensive array of Veterinary services in one convenient location

Make An Appointment

If you need to bring your pet into our clinic, make an appointment now. We'd love to see you.

Our Services

Laser Surgery

Our modern surgical suite is fully equipped with state of the art monitoring and support equipment.


Dental Services

Regular dental cleanings and preventive care can support the health of your pet and promote them to live longer lives.

Pharmacy Services

When our veterinarian recommends medication for your pet’s health during a visit, you won’t have to visit anywhere else to get the medication you need.

Preventative Medicine

Preventative health and maintenance measures are vital to the continuing health of your pet.

Feline Boarding

We took great care in designing our feline boarding suite to make sure our patients are stress-free while staying with us.

Meet Our Team


Dr. William Rye, DVM


More About Dr. Rye

Dr. Rye graduated from North Carolina State Veterinary School which is currently ranked as one the top 3 vet schools in the nation. After moving to Nashville in 2003 and working for a wonderful small animal practice in Hermitage, he opened Carothers Pkwy Veterinary Clinic in 2007.


Dr. Sophie Ledman, DVM


More About Dr. Ledman

Dr. Sophie Ledman joined our team June 4, 2018. She is a native of Franklin, TN. Dr. Ledman graduated from the University of Tennessee. Her interests include, but are not limited to: neurology, dermatology, and ophthalmology. At home, she cares for her two canine companions Jeffrey and Sunny. In her free time, she enjoys running with her pups, cooking, and traveling! Dr. Ledman looks forward to meeting and caring for all of our loyal clients and their beloved pets!




More About Jill

Jill joined us in July of 2015 with four years of customer service experience. Jill has a passion for animal and customer care, and hopes to provide a positive experience for everyone both on the phone and in the clinic. She has two pets at home, a Labrador/Dachshund mix named Luna and a cat named Kato.




More About Michelle

Michelle  came to us from the corporate world of customer service and office administration. Having a love of all animals, she decided to leave that and pursue her desire to help other animal lovers.  She lives on a small farm where she cares for goats, cats and even a family of raccoons. She brings a warm personality and years of experience dealing with people as well as animals.




More About Dana

Dana is one of our Veterinary Receptionists. She has been working with animals for over two years in hopes to further her career in this field. Dana grew up in an animal-loving home and has two pets of her own. She has Ferris, a black Labrador mix, and Tiger, a fat tabby cat.



Veterinary Assistant

More About Chrissie

Chrissy is a licensed Esthetician currently enrolled in school on her way to earning a degree in marine biology. She has always had a passion for animals, especially her two turtles. Chrissy also has two dogs and a parrot to keep her busy. When not working here at the clinic or taking classes, Chrissy enjoys volunteering at the Nashville Zoo and unwinding by doing yoga.



Veterinary Technician

More About Karla

Karla  has worked as a Vet Tech since 1997. She is a proud Nashville native and graduate of MTSU, majoring in Exercise Science with a minor in Coaching. Karla shares her life with her four dogs and one very talkative Eclectus Parrot named Twinkle. Outside of work, she spends time with her dogs out on the river or on a hike through the woods.



Veterinary Technician

More About Kayla

Kayla came to Carothers Pkwy Vet Clinic in 2015 after spending 5 years as an emergency/ICU technician at both Blue Pearl Specialty and Nashville Veterinary Specialty Hospitals. With a life long love of animals, she has a soft spot for the big goofy bully breeds which of course she has two of her own. Kayla loves living in the Germantown area where she has a great place to run and she can also enjoy the food scene.



Veterinary Technician

More About Karen

There's going to be some interesting background on Karen soon!!

Veterinary Fun Facts


More than 70% of all the veterinarians are predominantly treating small animals like cats and dogs and other companion animals, reveals the American Medical Veterinary Association.

Veterinarians are the only doctors in the world who get to study both humans and animals and history has shown that the vets have played very important roles in helping human beings with health issues.

Almost 80% of practicing veterinarians are females.

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