Welcome to Red Barn Veterinary Hospital



We are operating curbside and traditionally with in-person visits! Please let our receptionists know if you would like to accompany your pet at their visit while scheduling. This is limited to two owners per appointment in the exam room due to close quarters. 

Call us at (706) 864-0054 to schedule an appointment. We will be happy to set one up.

If you have an Emergency outside of regular business hours, please contact VEG at (404) 445-8222 (2725 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta, Ga 30009)

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The team that cares

Here at Red Barn Veterinary Hospital your pet will receive quality, up-to-date veterinary care at a competitive price. Our caring and helpful team is always ready and willing to serve yours and your pet's needs. We are equipped with digital x-ray, ultrasound, and an in-house laboratory. In addition to general surgical procedures, we also offer select orthopedic surgeries and routine dental cleanings, which are an important part of your pet's health. Our surgical suite is fully equipped with anesthesia monitoring. As an added convenience, we have a fully stocked in-house pharmacy and our online pharmacy available for you (linked below). Your pet will be treated as an individual and you are ALWAYS involved with the wellbeing of your best friend! 


    Dr. Cortney Kangas, DVM is now offering Acupuncture sessions. Please call our office for more details and scheduling!
  • What We Recommend

    Purina is now offering a program that lets you order your Pro Plan diets and have them shipped directly to you. For other recommended brands please see our Veterinary Resources Page!

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    Ask your nurse about setting up your shipments at your next visit! We will be happy to!

  • Protect Your Pets

    Ask our doctors and staff about our wellness packages.  Bloodwork is an important part of preventative care and can provide an early diagnosis of disease, be used to measure changes in your pet and provides a baseline of your pet's normal internal health. We get it done, so why shouldn't they?

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  • Check Out Our App!

    This app is designed to provide extended care for the patients and clients of Red Barn Veterinary Hospital

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  • The Finest In Veterinary Care

    We are dedicated to providing excellent care while offering an array of services for your pet and the betterment of their health.

  • Our Goal

    We strive to treat every pet as we would one of our own and to provide them with the best care in every way possible.

  • Striving for the Best in Customer Service

    We dedicate ourselves to providing the best in veterinary care. Call today to schedule your pet's appointment at 706.864.0054.


    OUR LOBBY IS OPEN! BOTH CURBSIDE SERVICE AND ACCOMPANIED VISITS ARE AVAILABLE. We appreciate your continued support! Thank you for trusting us with your pets! Call today to schedule your appointment!


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Meet our Veterinarians

Learn Who We Are

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    Dr. Rebecca Babcock

    Dr. Babcock is a 1990 graduate of North Hall High School, a 1994 graduate of The University of Georgia College of Agriculture, and a 1998 graduate of The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine.  After veterinary school, Dr. Babcock practiced medicine at a mixed animal hospital in South Carolina, then several small animal hospitals in North Georgia. 

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    Dr. Karen Donovan

    Dr. Donovan graduated from the University of Georgia of Veterinary Medicine in 2004. Karen has extensive experience caring for both large and small animals and has practiced veterinary medicine in the North Georgia area for several years. Karen's primary interest is in small animal medicine and surgery, and in addition, she has extensive up to date continuing education in both feline and canine health care.

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    Dr. Ella Scholz

    Dr. Scholz graduated from Oconee County High School. She then earned her BS in genetics from the University of Georgia. Dr. Scholz went on to earn her Masters from Emory in genetics, ethics, and anthropology. She later earned her degree in Veterinary Medicine at the University of Georgia graduating in 1992. She has been a practicing veterinarian for the last 20 plus years in North Georgia. Hopefully practice makes perfect! She lives in Murrayville with her husband Bill.

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    Dr. Cortney Kangas

    Dr. Kangas grew up traveling the country as a military child before joining the United States Marine Corps herself. She served The United States of America for eight years and upon receiving her honorable discharge she returned to school to pursue her dream of becoming a veterinarian. She is a 2011 graduate of Jacksonville State University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a 2015 graduate from Auburn University's College of Veterinary Medicine.

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    Dr. Casey Fitzner

    Dr. Fitzner had the dream of becoming a veterinarian since she was two years old. She graduated from the University of Georgia in 2012 with bachelor’s degrees in Avian Biology and Biological Sciences. She attended St. George’s University College of Veterinary Medicine in Grenada and completed her clinical rotations at Auburn University in January 2018.

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