About Us

Kennel Staff


Precious Slade, Lead Kennel

Precious joined our team in 2019. She recently graduated from Kennesaw State University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Chemistry Minor. She hopes to attend Veterinary School in the future. She has two dogs, a Doberman named Bella and a rescue named Rubio she also has a cat named Moon..


Abby Wilbur

Abby began working at Acworth Animal Hospital in August of 2018. She plans to go to school to become a nurse. Her and her family have rescued several dogs and also a cat. They love all types of animals and even have owned pigs, birds, rabbits and chickens. Abby especially enjoys horseback riding.


Evelyn Rios

Evelyn joined Lake City Animal Hospital in October of 2019 and she absolutely loves it. It has always been her dream to work with animals ever since she was a little girl. Evelyn’s goal is to become a certified veterinary technician. She is the proud owner of two of her favorite breeds, a dachshund named Cici, and a siberian husky named Kaiser.


Haley Nicols

Haley started working at Lake City Animal Hospital as Kennel in February of 2021. She has a toy poodle named Koda and a Shorkie named Lilo. She plans on going to Kennesaw State University to study Elementary Education.


Hope Mesa

Hope has been working in kennel since February of 2021. She has a dog named Lucy who is a lab/hound mix. She plans to attend Kennesaw State University to join their nursing program. In her free time Hope loves to hang out with her friends.


Kassidi Ward

Kassidi has been with Lake City since December of 2020. She has a Belgian Malinois named Gypsi, a black lab named Sawyer. Her goal is to become a certified Veterinary Technician. She loves working with animals and in her free time she enjoys spending time with her friends and dogs!


Skylar Chapman

Skyler is a student at Harrison High School, and she joined the staff at Acworth Animal Hospital in September of 2020. She plans to attend Kennesaw State University for at least two years, and then the University of Georgia to obtain her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree. Following graduation, it is Skyler’s dream to open her own veterinary clinic.

In her free time, when she is not in school or working, Skyler loves to go to the lake, and she cheers for the Harrison High School varsity football team. She has two Labrador retrievers, a yellow lab named Rogue, and a chocolate lab named Tesla.