Staff

Meet the friendly staff at Dawson Forest Animal Hospital!

  • Dr.
    Dana C. Allen
    Veterinarian/Owner

    Dr. Allen is the owner of Dawson Forest Animal Hospital.  She graduated from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine in 1992 after completing her undergraduate degree from Berry College.  She grew up in south Forsyth and north Fulton County, and moved to Dawsonville shortly after graduating veterinary school.  She opened Dawson Forest Animal Hospital in 1997.

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  • Christy
    Lead Veterinary Technician

    Christy has been with Dawson Forest Animal Hospital for a total of 5 years dating back to 2007.  She left a couple of years ago when she relocated out of state.  In the time that she was out of the state, she worked in emergency.  She has been a veterinary technician for over 19 years.

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  • Kathryn
    Kennel Manager


    Kathryn comes to our family with a 15-year background in emergency medicine (human I 2 legged)
    She was a pharmacy tech for 5 years at a local retail chain She is married, has 4 grown children, 6 grandchildren, and a German Shephard named STORM.
    Kathryn works in the kennels with our boarding animals, post-op surgical patients, and daily grooming drop-offs.
    If you don't see her, she is probably out back ( playing with the dogs

  • Christen
    Veterinary assistant

    Christen started her career as a kennel assistant in 2015 and quickly discovered she was interested in working towards becoming a veterinary technician. She is currently enrolled at Penn Foster where she is studying to become a Registered Veterinary Technician. After a few years of experience she joined the Dawson Forest Animal Hospital in September of 2017 as a veterinary assistant.

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  • Amy
    Groomer

    Amy also recently returned to Dawson Forest Animal Hospital.  Amy is a highly-skilled groomer with 20+ years experience.  She has two adult children and a grandson.  She also has 4 dogs and 2 cats.

  • Yvette
    Assistant Head Technician

    Yvette started in the veterinary field in 2016 as a Kennel Technician. Being the quick leaner that she is, Yvette became an assistant in a couple months and is now working to become a Technician.

    Yvette lives in Dahlonega with her husband Kyle, two dogs and pig, Remington, Drew and Hamlet. She loves to hike, fish and enjoy nature.

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Our Regular Schedule

Dawson Forest Animal Hospital

Monday:

7:30 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:30 am-1:00 pm

Wednesday:

7:30 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

7:30 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

7:30 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed