Russell Ridge (Lawrenceville)
Call Us: 678-201-1373
Hamilton Ridge (Buford)
Call Us: 770-919-5234
Apalachee Ridge (Dacula)
Call Us: 770-988-5926
Camden Village (Johns Creek)
Call Us: 678-503-4014

Staff


Registered Veterinary Technician

Jaritza Catalan, RVT

Registered Veterinary Technician, Russell Ridge Animal Hospital

Jaritza Catalan graduated from the Veterinary Technology program at Gwinnett Technical College in 2017 and interned at The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine with a focus on Large Animal services and Small Animal Rehabilitation. 

She had been a certified Registered Veterinary Technician for three years and has been part of the Georgia Veterinary Associates Team since 2014.

Jaritza joined Georgia Veterinary Associates as a member of our Pet Care staff and has risen from Veterinary Technician to Registered Veterinary Technician since. 

Jaritza also received the Gwinnett Technical College Veterinary Technology scholarship in 2017. 

Registered Veterinary Techinican

Anna Chanslor, RVT

Registered Veterinary Technician, Russell Ridge Animal Hospital

Anna Chanslor graduated from The Colorado Academy of Veterinary Technology in 2015. While in school, she interned at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs and regularly did radiographs on large animals such as giraffes and was also put on birth watch with an orangutan. 

She has been a Registered Veterinary Technician for 4 years and a part of the Georgia Veterinary Associates team for 4 years. 

She enjoys assisting in surgery and has a special interest in patient care. 

RVT

Heather Fischer, RVT

Registered Veterinary Technician, Russell Ridge Animal Hospital

Heather Fischer graduated from the Veterinary Technology program at Gwinnett Technical College in 2015.

She had been a certified Registered Veterinary Technician for four years and has been part of the Georgia Veterinary Associates Team since 2015. 

Registered Veterinary Technician

Joanne Porcello, RVT

Registered Veterinary Technician, Apalachee Ridge Animal Hospital

Joanne Porcello graduated from the Veterinary Technology program at Gwinnett Technical College in 2013.

She had been a certified Registered Veterinary Technician for six years and has been part of the Georgia Veterinary Associates Team since 2017. 

She enjoys working with exotic animals

RVT

Nathaly Rodriguez, RVT

Registered Veterinary Technician, Russell Ridge Animal Hospital

Nathaly Rodriguez graduated from the Veterinary Technology program at Gwinnett Technical College in 2016 and interned at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine with a focus on Exotic services and Small Animal Rehabilitation. 

She has been a certified Registered Veterinary Technician for three years and has been part of the Georgia Veterinary Associates Team since 2015. 

Nathaly also has her Fear Free Certification

 

Registered Veterinary Technician

Melissa Whitmire, RVT

Registered Veterinary Technician, Hamilton Ridge Animal Hospital

Melissa Whitmire graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelors in Psychology in 2001. After some time spent volunteering at the Honolulu Zoo, she decided to pursue a career in Veterinary Technology. She graduated from the Veterinary Technology program at Athens Technical College in 2006. 

She has been a certified Registered Veterinary Technician for 14 years and has been a part of the Georgia Veterinary Associates team since 2017. 

Her special interests include animal behavior and endocrinology. 

Veterinary Techinican

Heather Brown

Veterinary Technician, Russell Ridge Animal Hospital

Vet Tech

Pauline Bythewood

Veterinary Technician, Camden Village Animal Hospital

Registered Veterinary Techinican

Jennifer Collins

Veterinary Technician, Russell Ridge Animal Hospital

Veterinary Technician

Jordan Duncan

Veterinary Technician, Hamilton Ridge Animal Hospital

Vet Tech

Katarina Frankova

Veterinary Technician, Russell Ridge Animal Hospital

Veterinary Technician

Sarah Gottschalk

Veterinary Technician, Apalachee Ridge Animal Hospital

Veterinary Technician

Shea Greenfield

Veterinary Technician, Apalachee Ridge Animal Hospital

Drew Harris

Drue Harris

Veterinary Technician, Russell Ridge Animal Hospital

Vet Tech

Chrissie Hogg

Veterinary Technician, Hamilton Ridge Animal Hospital

Vet Tech

Chandler Lumbatis

Veterinary Technician, Apalachee Ridge Animal Hospital

Veterinary Technician

Rachel Marx

Veterinary Technician, Camden Village Animal Hospital

Veterinary Technician

Rachelle Shah

Veterinary Technician, Camden Village Animal Hospital

Veterinary Technician

Naki Smalls

Veterinary Technician, Hamilton Ridge Animal Hospital

Veterinary Techinican

Danielle Steward

Veterinary Technician, Russell Ridge Animal Hospital

Receptionist

Marsha Ballard

Receptionist, Russell Ridge Animal Hospital

Receptionist

Marilyn Goss

Receptionist, Apalachee Ridge Animal Hospital

Receptionist

Marissa Harrison

Receptionist, Apalachee Ridge Animal Hospital

Receptionist

Carlan Loeb-Muth

Receptionist, Camden Village Animal Hospital

Receptionist

Amy Mauro

Receptionist, Russell Ridge Animal Hospital

Receptionist

Brittany Patullo

Receptionist, Hamilton Ridge Animal Hospital

Reception

Rachel Stoyka

Receptionist, Russell Ridge Animal Hospital

Reception

Kelly Wood

Receptionist, Russell Ridge Animal Hospital

Pet Care

Kaitlyn Duncan

Pet Care, Russell Ridge Animal Hospital

Pet Care

Maddie Drinkwater

Pet Care, Russell Ridge Animal Hospital

Pet Care

CJ Fish

Pet Care, Apalachee Ridge Animal Hospital

Pet Care

Alison Porter

Pet Care, Apalachee Ridge Animal Hospital

Pet Care

Marquia Slater

Pet Care, Russell Ridge Animal Hospital

Pet Care

Lindsay Smith

Pet Care, Russell Ridge Animal Hospital

Pet Care

Jada Thomas

Pet Care, Russell Ridge Animal Hospital

Pet Care

Cassie Willcoxon

Pet Care, Russell Ridge Animal Hospital

Groomer

Joyce Bagley

Groomer, Camden Village Animal Hospital

Grooming

Susie Smith

Groomer, Apalachee Ridge Animal Hospital