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Michelle started at Sawnee Animal Clinic in 2007. Prior to that, she graduated from North Georgia College & State University in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. She has three cats named Isis, Onyx and Zaria and two dogs, a Shepherd/Border Collie mix named Patton and an Anatolian Shepherd named Calista. In May 2016 Michelle's family increased to include a husband, 2 stepdaughters, Riley and Sierra, and a stepson, Devin. In May 2018, the family was completed with the addition of their son, Ryan.
Anna became a part of our team in 2013 upon completing an internship through Animal Behavior College to become a Veterinary Assistant. Her passion for animals began at a young age when she grew up with numerous dogs, cats, cows and horses. Now she has a long haired cat named Pretty and a rescued shih-Tzu named Chico. Outside of her 2 fur babies and 6 nieces and nephews, she also has a daughter, Rosemary, who was born in August 2016. Anna and her mom are immense Braves fans and enjoy catching a game any chance they get.
Nina graduated from Berry College in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. She has always had a passion for animals and enjoys seeing all of the different types of animals that come into the clinic. Her favorite part of the job is working with the farm animals and exotics that come into the clinic. When she's not working, she loves to go hiking, camping, and traveling. In July 2016, she adopted a pointer/pitbull mix named Goose, who had been in a local shelter for over a year. He also enjoys hiking and playing with her mom's three dogs.
Blanca joined Sawnee Animal Clinic in January of 2016. She is currently enrolled at Penn Foster where she is studying to become a registered veterinary technician. She has always enjoyed being around farm animals since she was very young. She grew up visiting her grandmother's farm every summer where she got to be around all kinds of farm animals. She has a boxer named Rocky and a new puppy named Lulu. In her free time she loves spending time with her family and taking her dogs on walks.
Christina joined Sawnee Animal Clinic in September 2017. She has several years experience working with animals in many different areas. She is currently pursuing a Science Degree through the Vet Tech Program at Penn Foster. Most of her life has been spent in New Jersey where she met and married her high school sweetheart .They have three kids together, Joseph, Alexis and Lilliana. In addition to their kids, they have 3 dogs (Sassy, Meeka & Luke) and 5 cats (Chelsea, Tucker, Big Fatty, Fettuccine Al & Nev) that they have rescued. In her free time, Christina and her husband enjoying renovating their old farmhouse and spending time with family and friends.
Alex joined Sawnee Animal Clinic in May of 2018. He is from Brazil, and has a degree in Veterinary Medicine from the Federal University of Santa Maria. He is currently working on obtaining his Georgia state veterinary license. He is experienced in large animal medicine (horses, sheep, beef and dairy cattle) after managing his family farm in Brazil for the last 6 years. He currently has a Dachshund puppy named Frank. In his free time he likes to cook and go to the movies.
Dominque Bio coming soon!
MaryLynn joined Sawnee Animal Clinic in November of 2017. She has a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Michigan where she grew up. MaryLynn has a great concern and passion for children in Foster Care. She has worked with Atlanta Children's Foundation for over 13 years helping to "provide stability in the ever changing lives of children in the foster care community." When she isn't working, or caring for others, she loves reading, writing and discovering new and exciting things in Georgia.
Emily joined Sawnee Animal Clinic's team in January 2017. She is currently in school for a Bachelor of Science in Fisheries and Wildlife and hopes to pursue a career in wildlife conservation. She has had a passion for all animals her whole life and is particularly fond of reptiles and amphibians. She has adopted a menagerie of scaly pets and a Shetland sheepdog named Skipper. When she isn't working, studying hard, or caring for her animals, she loves to go hiking and kayaking.
Brittany joined Sawnee Animal Clinic in October 2017. She always has had a love for animals and decided to pursue her true passion after completing the Veterinary Assistant Program at Penn Fosters Career School. She has been fascinated with flora and fauna since a young age and her favorite flower is the rose. Brittany is the proud owner of two cats, a black cat named Miss Cutie and an orange tabby named Pee-Wee Sherman. She enjoys reading, walking, being outside on warm sunny days, exercising and spending time with her family. Brittany enjoys being a part of the team here and hopes to one day pursue a degree in Veterinary Technology.