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.

Ashley O'Brien

Administrative Assistant

Ashley has worked in the veterinary field since 2001, and she is an asset to the Lake City Animal Hospital team. She and her husband are the proud parents of a beautiful girl. They also have four fur babies that they adore.

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.

Ally Elsworth


Ally is a university student studying to become a physician assistant one day! Although she is studying human medicine, she is always eager to listen and help with anything your pet needs. Ally has three fur-babies of her own, two cats and a dog.

Skylar Blick

Skylar has worked at lake City since 2019. She started in kennel and transferred to receptionist. Skylar has 1 dog, 4 cats and 5 fish. She loves being a part of Lake City Animal Hospital and seeing every animal that comes in.

Chloe Powell

Chloe has worked at Lake City since November 2020. She loves every animal that comes in and even has fur babies herself. Chloe loves shopping and spending time with her family.

Morgan Jackson

Morgan joined the Lake City Animal Hospital family in 2021. Originally from Newman Georgia, she relocated to Kennesaw in the summer of 2020. She is currently in School for Dental assisting and spends most of her time paddle boarding and hanging out with her two spunky cats Millie Boy and Greg.

Cheyenne Grier

Cheyenne joined the team at Bartow Animal Hospital in November of 2017 as a kennel assistant. She quickly moved on to the reception team and is now at Lake City Animal Hospital. As a previous insurance agent of 16 years, she has extensive customer service experience.

Cheyenne is married to her husband, Neil, and they have two children and one beautiful granddaughter. Cheyenne loves golden retrievers, and has one fur baby at home named Bella Grace.