Doreen SandersPet Nurse/ Surgery Lead/ CVA
Doreen joined the Red Barn Team in December of 2014. She previously worked for several years as the caretaker at TLC Humane Society. She lives in Dahlonega with her husband and several rescue pets and enjoys spending quiet time at home with them watching the deer in her back yard. Since working here Doreen has attained her Fear Free certification in hopes of helping nervous pets to gain more confidence and comfort while being here with us. She also takes great care as our lead surgery nurse always ensuring the best comfort and experience for your pet while with us!
Shelby ClarkPet Nurse
Shelby joined the Red Barn team in August 2019 and has a great passion for the field of veterinary medicine. She has a love for all animals and strives to care for them in the best ways possible. She has three dogs, Cali a collie mix, Titan a boxer and Rascal(pictured) a husky/pit mix. Before veterinary medicine she lived in Denmark for 7 years and moved back to the States in 2013 where she graduated from East Hall High School. We love having her on our Team!
Mary KelleyPet Nurse
Mary Joined the Red Barn team September of 2020. Born in Butte, MT and finally landed in GA in 1999. Currently, she is enrolled in an online college program pursuing her degree in Veterinary Technology. Mary enjoys spending time with her beautiful daughter Danni Kei, hiking, camping, and playing pool in her spare time. She has two dogs named Blossom and Sophie. We are so happy to have Mary be a part of our team and she looks forward to treating your pets with the best of care!
Emma JohnsonPet Nurse
Emma joined the Red Barn Team in June of 2021. She has lived in Tucson, AZ her entire life until her recent move to Dahlonega where she plans to attend University of North Georgia to obtain her Bachelor of Science in Biology. She aspires to attend veterinary school in the future. In her free time, she enjoys riding horses and spending time with loved ones. Emma is excited to join our team and help provide another caring hand in your pet’s care.
Leah MoorePet Nurse
Leah Joined the Red Barn team in March of 2022. She is currently a senior in high school and has lived in Hall County her entire life. Leah has loved working with animals of all kinds for as long as she can remember. She has two dogs named Sadie Belle and Piper as well as a cat named Skye. When she isn’t at work Leah is a competitive equestrian and a dedicated student. She has high hopes of becoming a veterinarian in the future! Leah is very compassionate and caring with all the patients she sees and hopes to better her knowledge in this field while here at Red Barn.
Kendall HelmerPet Nurse
Kendall joined the Red Barn team in January of 2023. She is a new graduate from Dawson County High School. Kendall has lived in Dawsonville her entire life and has always had an interest in Veterinary Medicine. She plans on attending Gwinnett Technical College's Veterinary Technician program. She currently has a cat named Leroy and a Blue Healer named Oakley. In her free time, she loves to hike and go on adventures.
Amber SkidmorePet Nurse
Amber first joined the Red Barn team in 2012 as a receptionist but left for a short period while focusing on her family. We are so happy to have her back as a technician! Amber has always had a strong passion for veterinary medicine and brings to the table 13 years of experience in the field front and back. She has a passion for farm animals as well as our companion friends. Amber is a mother of two wonderful children Sadie and Tate. They own two cats, Turbo and OJ, a Blue Heeler named Meri, and a fish Pearl. Amber enjoys spending her spare time outdoors and with friends and family. We are happy to have Amber here to help make your pets’ experience the best!
Brooke ShoemakerPet Nurse
Brooke joined the Red Barn team in June of 2023. She has been in the field of Veterinary medicine for 5 years now and we are excited to have her on our team! Brooke is married to her husband Jordan, and they have a daughter Payton, a dog Saylor and cat Rooster. In her off hours she enjoys spending time with friends and family. She loves anything Disney or cow! Brooke is always ready to greet you and your pets with a warm smile and is here to help you both enjoy your visit with us!
Carolina MalagonPet Nurse
Carolina joined the Red Barn team in October 2023. She was born and raised in Gainesville, Ga. She grew a passion for the veterinary field after working in shelters for almost 3 years. She is fear free certified as well. She currently owns 5 dogs, Daisy, Goofy, Max, Rafiki and Pumba, all named after Disney characters. Her favorite breeds are dachshunds, chihuahuas, and pit bulls. She is looking forward to meeting all of your fur babies and we are so happy to have her on our team!