Dr. Scarlett Timmons, DVM
From a young age, Scarlett knew she wanted to work with animals and spent her life preparing to become a veterinarian. Scarlett graduated from Augusta State University with her bachelors in science and completed her doctorate in veterinary medicine at University of Georgia Veterinary School. As she became a veterinarian, her passion focused toward helping unwanted and underserved pets, and she works closely with animal rescue groups to provide services for those pets. Her free time is spent caring for her horses and her seven dogs and cats, which are all rescued animals with medical needs.
Dr. Jennifer Nehring, DVM
Dr. Nehring has always loved being around cats and dogs, and grew up with many pets in her home. She graduated from University of California, Santa Cruz in the mid 90s with bachelor degrees in both Chemistry and Legal Studies. After finishing her doctorate in Chemistry at the University of Washington in Seattle, she then completed her doctorate in Veterinary Medicine at the University of Minnesota. She has been a practicing veterinarian for over a decade and now calls Augusta her home. Outside of the clinic, she spends her time with her husband, children, and many pets.
Dr. Tara Poppy, DVM
Dr. Poppy graduated from University of Tennessee in 2007. She enjoys doing relieve work with the vets in the area. Her favorite part of her job is doing surgery! In her spare time she enjoys nature, volleyball and spending time with her four dogs and one cat.
Tara Ogletree, RVT
Practice Manager/ Veterinary Technician
Tara has been working in veterinary medicine for 15 years, starting as a kennel assistant in high school. She has always had a love for animals and a calling to care for them. Tara obtained her veterinary technician license in 2016 and is now pursuing her bachelors in veterinary technology. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her four dogs and digging into school work.
Lead Surgical Technician
Karen is originally from the Dominican Republic and New york. She has been working in veterinary medicine on and off for 20 years. She has 3 dogs and 2 cats of her own. When she isnt at work she enjoys the outdoors, pizza and time with her superhero husband and daughter!
Carly has been working in veterinary medicine for 7 years. Her experience started at the Augusta Animal Shelter, and continued at various clinics in the area. Carly has always had a soft heart towards all things furry! She is currently pursuing her veterinarian technician degree from Ashworth University. In her free time she enjoys baking and zumba!
Chasidy is a Wisconsin native who has been surrounded by animals her entire life. Her main passion is rescue. At the age of 13 she was rescuing local cats with special needs. Her rescue work has always been a big part of her life. After completing multiple degrees in human medicine, she decided to enter the vet world and get her Vet Assistant Certification. She couldnt be happier with her choice of switching to four legged creatures! In her free time she enjoys being with her family outdoors, snuggling with her cat mafia and doggie meat-heads!
Darby was born and raised in McCormick, SC and has grown up around various animals, both large and small. She went to college and graduated with a degree in Business, but has worked in the veterinary field for over eight years now. Darby has one dog (Dexter) and five cats (Daffodil, Emma, Jack, Kade, and Kara) at home, along with an occasional foster dog or cat. When not at work, she can usually be found assisting with the medical care or spay/neuter surgeries for animals at a local shelter.
Katlyn was born and raised just south of Atlanta. She grew up around large animals and always had a passion for small animals too. She started pet sitting in high school and became a receptionist at an animal hospital when she moved to Augusta in 2014. Shortly after, she wanted to learn more and started to cross train to become a technician. In her spare time you can find her coaching travel volleyball or swinging in a hammock over the river.