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Our compassionate and courteous team at Steeplechase Veterinary Hospital in Cumming, GA, seeks to provide the best possible medical, surgical and dental care for their patients.  Therefore, we will work tirelessly to keep your pets happy and healthy. And then, when things go wrong, we’ll be there to help them get back on track.  

In order to do this successfully, we constantly strive to stay abreast of the newest advancements in medicine. In this way, we can provide state-of-the-art veterinary care right here in the northern Atlanta suburbs without the need to travel to specialty practices downtown.  Our team’s focus on advance technology and techniques provides you all of the advantages of a large city hospital.   But at the same time, it will allow you the one-on-one personal connection that you can usually only find in small-town hospitals.  

In addition, our team constantly strives to meet or exceed your expectations as we care for your pets.  As a result, we do our best to listen to your concerns and make sure that we address them while we work on continuing to improve your pet’s quality of life.  We want to make sure that you are satisfied with the service we provide.

  • Kelsey Schmitt

    Kennel Attendant
    Kelsey joined our team in 2017 and is currently working as a Kennel Assistant. She loves working with the animals and making sure they get the care and love they need. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, shopping and spending time with her husband and family. She has two dogs, Maddie an Australian Shepard mix who was rescued from Continue Reading
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  • Kerianna Dale

    Kerianna Dale

    Client Service Representative
    Kerianna is new to veterinary medicine but has a passion for all animals and for people. She joined our team in 2017 as a smiling face on the front desk. She attends UNG and is studying to become an English teacher. In her spare time she enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and her dog, a german shepherd hound Continue Reading
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  • Tyler Bisbee

    Tyler Bisbee

    Technician
    I was born in Vietnam in 1975 during the Vietnam war, I was brought here by an adoption agency called H.A.L.O(Helping And Loving, Orphans) via “Operation Babylift”. I was adopted at 2 months old and grew up in East Cobb, GA and Alpharetta, GA. I have 2 older brothers, my mom is a retired teacher and my dad is a Continue Reading
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  • Turtle Jo Amiri-Owens

    Turtle Jo Amiri Owens

    Technician/Groomer
    Turtle Jo has worked in animal industry for over 25 years, doing everything from training, showing, and grooming, to being an technician for both day-practice and emergency clinics. Turtle has worked with Steeplechase since we opened over 10 years ago. Turtle is currently grooming Monday and Wednesday for Steeplechase Grooming and works as a technician the rest of the week.
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  • Dr. Tonya Amiri

    DVM / Owner
    With over 20 years of experience, Dr. Amiri’s philosophy in medicine is to have open communication between herself and her clients in order to best protect their pet’s health and allow them to make proactive, informed decisions.
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  • Dr. Madhukar Lohani, DVM, MVSc, MS, ECFVG, PhD

    Dr. Madhukar Lohani, DVM, MVSc, MS, ECFVG, PhD

    Veterinarian
    The newest addition to our staff is Dr. Madhukar Lohani. Dr. Lohani and Mrs. Lohani relocated in Spring 2017 to the Alpharetta/Cumming area with their young daughter Anny. Dr Lohani brings an impressive background in small animal practice as well as a further focus in orthopedic surgery. In addition, he provides stem-cell therapy to support treatment of patients suffering from Continue Reading
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  • Alexi Frey

    Alexi Frey

    Practice Manager
    Alexi returned to Steeplechase in August 2016 after a 3-year maternity leave and loves being surrounded by client and staff friends both new and old! She grew up in Maine and Rhode Island where she had over 15 years’ experience in both retail sales and a fast-paced, 5-doctor Veterinary Practice. Alexi joined Steeplechase as a receptionist in February 2009 after Continue Reading
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  • Richard Carlson

    Hospital Administrator
    With an extensive educational and professional resume, Richard ensures the successful operations of the non-medical side of the practice.
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  • Shannon Collier

    RVT, Lead Patient Care Technician
    With over 18 years of veterinary experience, Shannon is often thought of as a “mastermind” in solving difficult cases and educating clients.
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  • Ashley Dawdy

    Seasonal Hospital Assistant
    Acknowledged as both spirited and compassionate, Ashley joined the Steeplechase team in 2013.
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  • Taylor Carpenter

    Taylor Carpenter

    Groomer
    Taylor is an experienced groomer offering 5 years in the industry, 2 of which she was a mobile groomer. She learned her skill under a master groomer from Suwanee, plus, learned pet care when she was living in Sydney, Australia for 2 years.  Taylor is a foster for many rescues and specializes in mother dogs with puppies. Taylor lives in Continue Reading
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  • Lacy Ford

    Lacy Ford

    Financial & Marketing Specialist
    With over 14 years’ experience providing customer support, including 3 years in veterinary medicine, Lacy is a key member of our customer service representative staff. She is also a student at WGU, studying for a teaching degree in elementary education. In her spare time, Lacy reads, tinkers in the garage and spends time with her family which includes three dogs and one cat.
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  • Jinha Yang

    Jinha Yang

    Client Service Representative
    With several years of veterinary and customer service experience, Jinha is a welcome addition to our staff as a part time receptionist. She is a graduate of UGA with a B.S.A in Biological Sciences. More recently Jinha earned a certificate in Logistics Management at Gwinnett Tech to equip her for her new career dealing with logistics issues.
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  • Charlotte Johnson

    Charlotte Johnson

    Hospital Assistant
    Charlotte is very compassionate and often puts other’s needs above her own. She joined our team with over 15 years’ experience as a technician in the animal care industry. Charlotte has a special ability to relate and work with animals, honed by her years working with the Chestatee Wildlife Preserve where she was able to care for over 500 exotic animals. Her dog, Continue Reading
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  • Shelby Edwards

    Shelby Edwards

    Hospital Assistant
    Shelby joined our team in December of 2016 as a Hospital Assistant. She has 6 years of experience in the animal field with past positions in both emergency and day practice veterinary hospitals. Outside of work, Shelby enjoys playing with her 3-year-old son, Albert, hiking, fishing, horseback riding, raising livestock, and anything outdoors. She has a Husky-Rottweiler mix puppy named Continue Reading
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  • Audrey Burdette

    Audrey Burdette

    Client Service Representative
    Audrey joined the Steeplechase family in June of 2016. Her career in animal care started six years ago and since then has worked in boarding, rescue, and now veterinary. She is a part of an endangered loggerhead sea turtle research project for the last six summers is working towards a degree in wildlife management. In her spare time, Audrey enjoys Continue Reading
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  • Christina Freitas

    Christina Freitas

    Kennel Assistant
    Christina joined our team in 2016 with several years experience at boarding facilities and pet sitting. She enjoys working with animals and is very intuitive to their needs . She is currently attending college to attain a science degree in veterinary technology. Christina lives in Cumming and is married to her high school sweetheart. They have 3 great kids , Continue Reading
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  • Jordan Buckalew

    Jordan Buckalew

    Groomer
    Jordan Buckalew joined our team in 2016 as a bather with the desire to learn more about animal care. She aspires to become a groomer and learns something new everyday working alongside Taylor. In her off time she spends time with her family and friends, her dog Murphy, and cat Sweetie. She enjoys the outdoors and tackling new art projects.
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