Nicole BurrussPractice Manager
Nicole is has been with Red Barn since it's opening in March of 2011. She is originally from South Carolina, but has lived in Georgia for many years. She has worked in the veterinary field for over 20 years. She started in high school through a work release program and stayed with that hospital until the end of her high school career when she transferred to another hospital. Nicole has experience as a receptionist, a lead technician and practice manager. She is currently taking online management classes at night. Nicole is married with two children, three dogs Sammy Jay, Charlie and June Dawg and two cats Henry and Waylon. She has helped the hospital grow into a thriving and busy hospital that is available to you and your pet 6 days a week.
Dr. Jerry Treats-LoverProductivity Supervisor
Jerry joined the Red Barn team in the Spring of 2022 when he was brought in by a good samaritan who had found him wandering the streets and in rough shape with a broken jaw, upper respiratory infection and in need of nutrition. After undergoing some love, care and good medicine he grew stronger, and his personality began to shine. He was officially promoted to his supervisor position only a short time after joining the team as he showed great strives in his abilities to love, play and take optimal naps while on duty. He is a great asset to our girls by providing his loving therapy to them. He sets the standard in treat distribution, petting, love giving and care! Jerry received his Doctorate in Treat Analysis from the University of Red Barn while working here full time and takes his education very seriously. We are honored to have him as a part of our team, and he enjoys welcoming all of you at the counter when you come in to see us! Please feel free to give him some good pets and treats upon arrival and he will return the favor with a quiet look of appreciation and welcome!
Melissa BradyLead Nurse/ Nurse Manager
Melissa is a mother, wife, nurse manger, and Certified Veterinary Assistant. She has been a part of the Red Barn Veterinary family since 2014 and has been in the veterinary field since 2008. Melissa has several certifications in various aspects of veterinary medicine and strives to offer her patients the best veterinary care possible. As a Dahlonega native she enjoys spending time at Yahoola Creek Park, then relaxing on the Dahlonega Square with her family and four legged friends on the weekends. She enjoys sharing her compassion for animals and is consistently improving her knowledge in veterinary medicine to better care for her patients.
Mariah BafileNurse Manager/ Pharmacy Manager
Mariah joined the Red Barn Team in July of 2014. She has lived in Dahlonega, GA for most of her life. She is a recent graduate of the University of North Georgia where she obtained a B.S. in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. She thoroughly enjoys her work in the Field of Veterinary Medicine and is always researching and learning new procedures and information to help her be a better technician and manager. Mariah has owned animals all her life. She began riding horses at a young age and still enjoys being a part of the equestrian life. She and her husband currently have three dogs, three cats, a flock of chickens and a horse. She and her husband also welcomed a new member of the team, their son in September of last year.
Madison BushReception Manager
Madison joined the Red Barn team as a receptionist in June of 2017. She moved from Augusta, GA in 2016 to attend UNG. Now that she has graduated with a degree in Business Administration, she has taken on a management role here at Red Barn. She currently lives in Dahlonega with her husband, dogs Zuri and Ziggy and cats Wilder and D' artagnan. Madison is a valued member of our team and works hard on making your reception/client experience always satisfactory!