About Us

Meet Our Team

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 is a 2002 graduate of Kennesaw State University with a business degree. She is married with one daughter.

Brooke Temples

Human Resources

Brooke started as a kennel technician at Bartow Animal Hospital in 2001 and worked her way to Human Resources at Acworth Animal Hospital. She is married with one daughter and added a cocker spaniel named Ellie to her family in 2016.

Cathy Lagneaux

Lead Receptionist

Cathy has cheerfully welcomed many pets and pet parents since coming to Lake City Animal Hospital in 2003. She is a mother to two children, two dogs, Abbey and Shadow, and three cats – Oscar, Walter, and Kiwi.

Lauren Neal

Lauren joined the Lake City Hospital Team in 2015. Her smiling face will warmly welcome you to Lake City. She is currently enrolled at Kennesaw State, and goes home to her beagle, Daisy and Augustus, her rabbit.

Phyliss Kendall

Phylliss has been greeting patients and their owners at Lake City Animal Hospital since 2005. She is happily married and is the loving owner of a longhair teacup Chihuahua named Lily Bella.

Salena Taylor

Salena became a part of the Lake City Animal Hospital team in 2013, and will welcome you when you and your pet visit us. She’s married and has two Lhasa Apsos, Max and Sweetie, and one Chihuahua, Cricket.

Ashley O’Brien

Ashley has worked in the veterinary field since 2001 and is an asset to the Lake City Animal Hospital team. She and her husband are parents to a little girl, a boston terrier and a rag doll cat.

Beth Alley

Beth came to Lake City Animal Hospital in 2008. Her love of animals continues at home with her five dogs and one cat she shares with her husband and two children.

Kaitlyn Patrick

Kaitlyn joined our Lake City Reception team in 2016. She is attending University of West Georgia and majoring in Marketing and management. She has 2 dogs, Lucy and Holly.

Chelsea Cotton