Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Allatoona Animal Hospital in Woodstock, GA! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets! Many of our team members have been with us for 10 years or more. We have team members who have joined us bringing with them over 15 years of experience, and we are always looking for talented, compassionate professionals.
Please call us at (678) 445-1111 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!
REGISTERED VETERINARY TECHNICIANS
DENISE, REGISTERED VETERINARY TECHNICIAN (RVT)
Denise joined Allatoona Animal Hospital in November 2005 and has been in the veterinary industry since 1997. She has one dog, Chester, a Terrier mix and 5 cats, Tybee, Jezebel, Wilma, B.B. and Julie. In her spare time, Denise loves being outdoors, playing softball and spending time with friends and family.
VANESSA, REGISTERED VETERINARY TECHNICIAN (RVT) – LAB MANAGER
An employee of Allatoona since 2002, Vanessa possesses the unique combination of tremendous technical experience with compassionate customer service. She has been part of the veterinary industry since 1998. She has a special interest and aptitude for ultrasound and chemotherapy, and strongly believes in the importance of the human-animal bond. Her staff strives for excellence and high level medical and surgical care. Vanessa enjoys spending time with her son, Austin, her energetic boxer, Ellie, her Pug, Bruiser and her three cats, Tabby, Precious and Emmett.
ERROLYN – CLIENT SERVICES MANAGER/WEBMASTER
Errolyn began her career in the veterinary field in 1997 and serves as Corporate Client Relations Manager in addition to being webmaster and social media coordinator. She is passionate about pet health and enjoys client education and client assistance. Errolyn served in the U.S. Air Force as a mechanic for over 8 years. She also served in a national dog breed club for over 15 years coordinating health research activities, and she currently manages an international breed health consortium on facebook.
Once active in breeding top show dogs, she now shares her home with 2 Miniature Schnauzers; Olive, and Schatz, a rescue German Shepherd; Zelda, and a small flock of backyard chickens. Errolyn volunteers by participating in activities to help educate the community on pet health issues as well as fundraising events for breast cancer awareness, including the Komen 3-Day in Atlanta and the American Cancer Society Making Strides Walks. She spends her spare time on organic gardening, home improvement projects, singing, watercolor painting, and tending to her Koi pond & pet chickens.
Jackie rejoined our team in 2014 as a client service representative. She enjoys meeting and helping clients and their pets. Jackie manages our consumer rebates program, ensuring clients receive credit for product promotions. She supports the community by involvement in fundraising and participating in breast cancer awareness walks. In her free time Jackie enjoys gardening and traveling, and spending time with her dog Koo-Jo, an adorable Miniature Schnauzer.
MEGHAN – SPECIALTY/PRESCRIPTION DIETS MANAGER
Meghan has been working in the veterinary field since 2002. She has been working with animals since she was a child involved in rescue and rehabilitation of small animals. She started her career in the kennel then moved to a veterinary technician position. She began working as a Client Service Representative with our company in the fall of 2013 and enjoys helping clients and patients. Meghan’s goal is to return to school to earn her Veterinary Technician Certificate and continue working in the medical field. In her spare time, Meghan enjoys outdoor activities and spending time with her daughter and family.
Tammy joined Allatoona Animal Hospital in January 2001. She is married with three daughters and 2 grandsons. Her furry family consists of a Bassett Hound, Mandy, 3 Chihuahuas (Princess, Halo and Bitsy), a Golden Retriever named Dex, and 2 cats (Nikki and Silverbelle). In her spare time, Tammy enjoys reading, trips to the beach, meeting new people, and playing and spending time with her grandsons, Braden and Barrett.
Brandee joined our team in 2017 bringing with her several years of experience in the pet industry. She worked in client services in a Feline exclusive practice before joining our team. Brandee also earned her Veterinary Practice Management Certification and is looking forward to helping improve offerings for our feline patients and their owners.
Eris started her career in our Pet Lodge working as an Animal Care Specialist. Her favorite part of her job is working with our wonderful patients and providing a positive experience for them. She then progressed to become a Veterinary Assistant and enjoys working with the patients and their owners helping to educate them on pet care. In her spare time, Eris enjoys reading, crocheting, and spending time with her family. She and her family share their home with two adorable Miniature Schnauzers named Heidi and Rory.
Leah joined Allatoona in April 2006 and has been in the veterinary industry since 1999. She has always had a great love and appreciation for animals. Leah specializes in surgery and is studying to be a Licensed Veterinary Technician. Her furry family includes Phoebe (Leah is convinced she’s part deer and part kangaroo!), Delilah (Lab mix) and 2 cats, Sarah and Snowflake, and the adorable Miniature Pig named Dottie. All Leah’s pets were rescues from various shelters. In her spare time, Leah enjoys playing with her crazy dogs, camping, reading, and is a very big fan of video games.
Alyssa joined our team in 2015 and enjoys working with our patients. She started as an Animal Care Specialist in our kennel and quickly advanced to the Lab as a Veterinary Assistant. Her goal is to attend a Veterinary Technician program. Her favorite part of her job is developing relationships with her patients and their owners. Alyssa has two dogs; Bella and Bradley. Bradley is a rescue and Bella has been with Alyssa since puppyhood. In her spare time Alyssa enjoys hiking and exploring with her dogs, and spending time with family.
ANIMAL CARE SPECIALIST
Meghan joined our team in 2016 and enjoys working with our patients in our boarding facility. Meghan says, “My favorite part about working at Allatoona Animal Hospital would be getting to be around dogs all day and being able to learn something new each and every single day.” Meghan currently has two white cats, George and Lily, as well as a springer spaniel named Daisy. Her goal is to become a Veterinarian and she is currently enrolled at Kennesaw State University with a major in Biology. After Kennesaw State, Meghan plans to go to UGA for an extra four years to attend their College of Veterinary Medicine.
Tori joined our team in 2016, relocating from Mobile, AL. While in Alabama, Tori volunteered with the Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) and also worked as an animal care assistant in a smaller practice. She enjoys working as an Animal Care Specialist and her favorite part of her work is meeting many different pets and their owners and getting to know them. Tori has 3 dogs and 1 cat and has always loved animals. She is currently attending a technical college studying to become a veterinary technician.
Alan joined the company in September 2002. He has 3 dogs (Maggie – mix, Brandy – Jack Russell Terrier, and Victoria – mix) and 2 Tabby cats (Griswald and Dori). Alan rescued or adopted all his pets. In his spare time, Alan enjoys hunting, fishing and gardening.
Aimee graduated from Jodi’s School of Dog Grooming in 1981 and spent 16 years at Etowah, our sister hospital, until joining Allatoona when we opened in 1998. She has an excellent reputation and a very loyal clientele. She grooms both dogs and cats and not only takes great pride in your pet’s appearance, but is also mindful of the condition of the coat and skin and any overall health concerns. In her free time, Aimee enjoys gardening, hiking and spending time with her 4 wonderful cats.