Dr. Amanda C. Perry, Veterinarian and Owner
Dr. Amanda Perry is a 1997 graduate of the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine, and has been practicing veterinary medicine in Valdosta, Georgia since that time. Dr. Perry grew up on a sixth generation family farm which is the oldest established business in Colquitt County, Georgia. Being raised on Pineywoods Farms fostered a love of animals, and at age 13 Dr. Perry knew that her lifelong dream was to become a veterinarian. She had plenty of “hands on” experience in raising guinea pigs, rabbits, cows, raccoons, dogs, and cats. Beginning in high school and all through college and vet school, Dr. Perry worked for several veterinarians, research facilities, and vet school jobs to gain additional experience and exposure to all facets of the field. Since 2005, Dr. Perry has been the owner of Pineywoods Veterinary Hospital, named after her beloved family farm. She has a special interest in preventative medicine, because she believes that prevention on the front end helps her clients maintain good health for their pets for the long term.
Toja – Veterinary Technician (August 2007)
Born and raised in Valdosta, Toja knows where her heart calls home. After marrying her high school sweetheart, she followed him to Maine for a brief three years. While in Maine they had a baby boy, adding to their already perfect family. Toja worked at Animal Welfare Society, the local shelter, as a Senior Technician. Missing her hometown, Toja and the family moved back to Valdosta in 2007, where she started working for Pineywoods as a Kennel Technician, and worked her way up to become the Senior Veterinary Technician. She has also added one more boy and two beautiful princesses to the family. There is a constant family battle of Michigan Wolverines vs. Georgia Bulldogs, but other than that, she has had a blissful 12 years of marriage. Sadly, her last fur baby recently passed, so she has taken up spoiling her mother’s and sister’s animals while the family waits for the perfect furry addition to walk into their lives.
Danielle – Kennel/Veterinary Assistant (October 2015)
Danielle was raised in Valdosta, GA. Growing up her family adopted a Schnauzer named Peppy, and from the moment Peppy came home she and Danielle were inseparable. She loved Schnauzers so much that in 2011 she adopted another and named him Eden. After graduating from Lowndes County High School she met her husband, got married, and had a beautiful little girl named Marli. Though Marli was born 3 months premature, she has a fighting spirit and loves animals. For Valentines Day, Danielle decided to surprise her husband with a Great Dane named Rambo. Danielle aspires to become a Veterinary Technician.
Aften was born and raised in Valdosta, GA, and graduated from Open Bible Christian School. All her life she has been involved with animals from parrots to ferrets and many more! Currently her pet family consists of a toy poodle Max, two Shih Tzu’s Jody and Katie, a Schnauzer mix Jasper, two Siberian husky’s Maggie and Blue B., and five cats Remy, Maven, Loki, Street Kitty, and Mickey. She has earned a Certificate in Pet Grooming and enjoys grooming all sizes and breeds of dogs. Her ambition for the future is to work with animals and have a career in animal care!
Leah was born and raised in Hazlehurst, Ga. After receiving her Associate of Science in Biology at South Georgia State College she moved to Valdosta. Leah joined our team in May 2016 after graduating from Valdosta State University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. While attending VSU she gained experience in large and small animal medicine and volunteered at local animal shelters. Leah loves working with animals and learning ways to improve animal health and wellness. She will begin at the University of Georgia’s College of Veterinary Medicine in the fall!
Brittany was born and raised in Valdosta, Georgia. She has had a devoted love for animals from a very young age. Brittany has ample experience in the beef industry and grew up showing livestock. In her spare time, you can find her on her personal farm and tending to her livestock. Her current fur babies include her herd of breeding heifers, 3 Australian Cattledogs (Kash, Hailey, and DJ), 1 Labrador Retriever (Emma Grace),1 black cat (Panthra) and 4 horses. Over the years, she has birthed and bottle fed many calves. She has also served as a foster mom to many dogs and cats; helping them find loving homes. She even goes to the local animal shelter to volunteer and donate needed items at least once every two weeks. She thoroughly loves to gain new knowledge on how to better the healthcare of all animals. Brittany aspires to further expand her knowledge in the industry of veterinary medicine.
Meagan was born and raised in South Texas. She has had a devoted love for animals from a very young age. Meagan has ample experience in the beef industry and grew up showing and raising livestock. In her spare time, you can find her on her farm, tending to her livestock or at the stockyards . She has 3 kids of her own ( Lucas, Jillian, and Bristol) who also have grown a love for animals. Her current fur babies include her herd of 8 breeding beef cows, 4 Aussies (Hooey, Willow, Cow Bell and Bandit)and 6 horses. Over the years, she has birthed and bottle fed many types of livestock. She has also served as a foster mom to many Farm animals until they are able to return to the herd. She thoroughly loves to gain new knowledge on how to better the healthcare of all animals. Meagan aspires to further expand her knowledge in the industry of veterinary medicine.
K. K. – House Cat (August 2005)
K. K. is the house cat for Pineywoods Veterinary Hospital. He is a Blue Point Himalayan Persian with a big heart and lots of attitude! K. K. has been with the clinic since it opened in 2005, and is one of the most valued employees. He tends to any new kitten’s that walk through the door as if they were his own, and has been known to tease a dog or two. K. K. aspires to become the world leader of earth, but his plans haven’t quite come to fruition.