About Us

Office Staff

Courtney Whitcher

Hospital Administrator

Courtney began her career with veterinary clinics when she joined the staff at Bartow Animal Hospital in 1996. She graduated from Kennesaw State University in 2002 having earned a business degree. She is married and has one daughter.

Cathy Lagneaux

Human Resources and Accounting Assistant

Cathy has worked in the veterinary industry since 1990. She joined Lake City Animal Hospital in 2003 as a receptionist.

Cathy and her family have been fostering cats and kittens for a rescue group for several years. In addition to fostering, she has three cats, and just recently adopted another kitten and a boxer puppy. Cathy enjoys spending time with her family and reading.

Lexi Ellison

Administrative Assistant

Lexi was born and raised in Cartersville, GA, and started at BAH in May of 2019. She graduated from Cass High School in 2020, and is currently attending Georgia Highlands College to pursue a degree in Business Administration. She has 5 fur babies who she loves dearly, 3 Boxers, 1 Pitbull, and 1 Husky.

Alex Williams

Lead Receptionist

A Kennesaw native, Alex started her receptionist position at Bartow Animal Hospital in 2006. A proud alumnus of the University of Mississippi - Hotty Toddy! - Alex enjoys life every day and loves her work at Bartow and her Bartow family. She has 2 boxers, a bull mastiff, and one feisty kitty.

Dana Dabdoub


Dana joined Lake City Animal Hospital in 2020. She attended Georgia State University and has a background in Corporate Health. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, obedience training, and conformation with her four dogs. Dana is a proud owner of two Rottweilers and two rescue dogs.

Skylar Blick

Mary Hagel

Mary joined Acworth Animal Hospital in 2003, and she also now works at Lake City Animal Hospital as well. She belongs to one handsome dog named Brutus. She is also the proud parent of seven cats, who own both Mary and Brutus.