People and pets routinely died from infections before penicillin, the first antibiotic, was introduced in the first half of the 20th century. Today, veterinarians use antibiotics to treat many typ ...View Article
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Dr. April Mitchell and Ben Franklin
Dr. April Mitchell grew up on a horse farm in Monroe, Georgia. She graduated from Monroe Area High School with a scholarship to Mercer University. At Mercer, Dr. Mitchell graduated with a major in biology and minor in chemistry. White in college, she spent a summer in Kenya studying wildlife management. Dr. Mitchell then worked for the College of Veterinary Medicine as a large animal intern for 1 year before going to work in Alpharetta for Dr. Horner and Nash at their equine practice.
Dr. Jo Wellman and Sochi
Dr. Jo Wellman lived in the Orlando FL area before moving to Georgia. She received her BA from Rollins College in History. You might be surprised to know that she worked as the Southeast Regional Recruiter for Starbucks before she decided to make her childhood dream of becoming a veterinarian a reality. Dr. Wellman said “I had ALWAYS wanted to be a vet, but my fear of calculus and chemistry had stopped me from pursuing that dream. I finally overcame my fear and completed my pre-vet requirements at Perimeter College. I did not want to regret not doing (or trying to do) what had always been my life's passion.”
Dr. Rebecca Anderson and Frenchie
Dr. Anderson is originally from Spartanburg, SC and has lived in Georgia since 1997 when she started attending the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Georgia. Dr. Anderson received a BS in Animal Science from Clemson University where she was active in the Block and Bridle Club, the Pre-Vet Club and Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority. Dr. Anderson also earned admission to the Golden Key Honor Society and Mortar Board Honor Society. She graduated Magna Cum Laude.