Owner

Dr. Ken Greene – Veterinarian

Education
Dr. Ken Greene graduated from Deerfield-Windsor School and then proceeded to study Veterinary Medicine. He graduated from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine in 1986. He has been at Philema Animal Hospital for over 20 years.

Hobbies
Dr. Greene enjoys working out, cycling, hanging out with friends and family, hunting, fishing, the outdoors, and spending time in Montana. Germany is one of his favorite places to visit and hunt. He has 3 children Maggie, Nathan, and Libby. He loves to spend as much time as he can with them when they are home from college.

During the fall you can find him and his 3 dogs on a dove field or riding around the farm checking deer stands. Dr. Greene has 3 black labs. Abby is highly trained to retrieve doves and ducks. Jake and Hank are my rescues that were adopted from the clinic.

Specialties
Dr. Greene is an experienced animal surgeon and can perform a wide variety of procedures. He thoroughly enjoys orthopedic surgery cases including cranial cruciate repair, luxated hips using toggle procedure, and fractures to name a few. Dr. Greene is a wildlife rehabilitator and particularly enjoys rehabbing owls and other birds of prey.

 

 

 

Dr. Trey Morrison -Veterinarian

Education
Dr. Trey Morrison graduated from Lee County High School in 2004. He continued his education at Georgia Southern University and graduated with a B.S. in Biology and a minor in Chemistry in 2008. Dr. Morrison graduated from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine in 2012.

Pets
Dr. Morrison has 2 dogs, 1 cat, and beef cattle. His basset hound, Sir Walter Dudley, was rescued during his freshmen year of vet school and is over 10 years old. He also has two rescue pets that were adopted locally. Meyer is a 7-year-old yellow lab and Milky is a 4-year-old kitty cat.

Hobbies
Dr. Morrison enjoys cheering on the Georgia Bulldogs Football and Basketball Teams, the Atlanta Braves, and the Atlanta Falcons. You can often find him checking out the latest movies in theaters or getting some quiet time in a deer stand. His favorite hobby of all is spending time with his family: his wife, Allison, and twin 3-year-old daughters, Eliza and Lilly.

Specialties
Dr. Morrison’s specialty in the practice is large animal medicine and surgery. He enjoys working with local beef cattle farms and providing excellent equine medicine to the community. Every winter he offers, alongside Equine Rescue League, a discounted equine castration day. Last year we castrated nearly 20 stallions and were among the top in the state.

 

 

 

 

Dr. Wyatt Ford- Veterinarian 

Dr. Wyatt Ford is originally from rural Northeast Ohio. He comes from a broad agricultural background, which played a large role in his choice to become a veterinarian. He attended The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine where he received his doctorate of veterinary medicine, awarded high honors in food animal medicine and surgery. Prior to veterinary school, Dr. Ford obtained a bachelor’s in agriculture from OSU, majoring in Animal Sciences with bioscience specialization. 

Dr. Ford joined Philema Animal Hospital in 2021. His main veterinary interest includes equine and cattle medicine with special interests in reproduction, lameness, and herd health. During his free time, Dr. Ford enjoys spending time with his family, hunting, and doing anything outdoors. 

 

 

Dr. Laura Ford- Veterinarian 

Dr. Laura grew up on her family’s dairy farm and cow-calf beef operation in Northeastern Ohio. She received her Associates and Bachelor’s degree from The Ohio State University ATI and CFAES, respectively. She then earned her doctorate of veterinary medicine at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Her passion lies within food animal medicine, specializing in dairy and beef.

Dr. Laura joined Philema Animal Hospital in 2021. In her free time, Dr. Laura enjoys hiking, being outdoors, or sitting on the porch with a cup of coffee or a glass of wine. 

 

Dr. Jennifer Daniel- Veterinarian 

Dr. Daniel is a 1998 graduate of Murray State University with a Bachelor of Science and Agriculture. She graduated in 2002 from Auburn University, College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Daniel began relief work for our team in July 2020. She joins our team on Mondays and Fridays. When she is not at work, Dr. Daniel is a full-time mom. She has a son, who is 10, and a daughter, who is 6. Dr. Daniel enjoys cooking, baking, and inventing new recipes. Originally from Kentucky, she moved to Georgia after Veterinarian School to join her husband Ben, a native of Leesburg. 

 

 

 

Jessica Sealy – Office Manager

Ms. Sealy joined our team in March 2021. She grew up in Moultrie, Ga where she was raised showing cattle and sheep. A graduate of Southern Regional Tech, as an EMT, Jessica is compassionate and committed to providing the best care for each patient. As a mother to 2, she loves spending time with her children. She hopes one day she can have her own farm and raise, rescue, and care for all animals.  

 

 

Melissa Jarrett – Office Manager

Melissa has worked here since March of 2014 and has been working in the veterinary field since 2001. She brings a lot of knowledge and experience to the Hospital. During her spare time, she likes baking and crafting. You can always find Melissa lending a hand to others and enjoying time with friends and family.

 

Kimberly Barnhill -Client Service Specialist

 

Kimberly joined our team in May of 2019. She enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 children. She loves outdoor activities including hunting, fishing, and gardening.

 

 

 

 

Brittany McDonald- Client Service Specialist 

Brittany joined our team in January of 2021. She lives in Sylvester, GA, and was a Lee County High School graduate. She is married to a tattoo artist and he also breeds American Bullies. Together, they have 4 amazing kids; 10, 10, 5, and 3. The family has 2 cats, 2 ducks, 11 dogs, and 4 turtles.

 

 

 

Brooklyn Matthews- Client Service Specialist/Kennel Technician 

Brooklyn is a graduate of Worth County High School. She enjoys working at Philema Animal Hospital and hanging out with her friends and family. 

 

 

Mia Austin- Client Service Specialist 

 

 

 

 

 

Gaila Price- Client Service Specialist/Veterinary Assistant 

 

 

 

 

Stacie Duke – Pharmacy Technician

 Stacie joined our team in June of 2019 and is a Client Service Specialist. She loves all animals and enjoys fishing.

 

 

 

Jamie Ivey -Lead Veterinary Assistant

 

Jamie has over 20 years of experience as an Animal Control Officer and has worked in clinics around the country. Jamie has extensive knowledge with gently handling animals and helping doctors with treatments. On her days off, she enjoys relaxing with a good book. You can also find her baking cakes and making delicious meals. We are certainly happy to have this talent around the clinic!

 

 

 

 

 

Lakyn Saunders-Lead Veterinary Assistant 

 

 

 

Sara Harper- Veterinary Assistant 

Sara joined our team in May of 2020. She is a graduate of Baconton Community Charter School. She enjoys hunting, of all kinds, and being surrounded by friends and family. She attends ABAC for Veterinary Medicine. 

 

 

 

Lea Hatcher- Veterinary Assistant 

Lea joined our team in February of 2021. She is a graduate of Lee County High School. She has one puppy, Penny. Lea loves animals and wants to keep pursuing her career as a Vet Technician. She enjoys the summer days and spending time with family by her pool. 

 

 

 

 

Jessica Simpson- Veterinary Assistant 

Jessica joined our team in February of 2021. She is a graduate of Lee County High School and has been happily married for 3 years. They have 2 dogs, Sophie and Dot, and 2 cats, Harry and Maggie. Jessica is currently in school to be an Art teacher. She loves doing arts and crafts. Jessica’s hobby is painting cows and seasonal door hangers. Jessica also enjoys working and taking care of animals. 

 

 

 

Gabby Perkins- Veterinary Assistant 

 

 

 

Anna Flannery-Veterinary Assistant 

Anna joined our team in February of 2021. She is a graduate of Lee County High School. Anna has 2 cats and 1 dog, Marley, Luna, and Bella. She enjoys traveling and spending time with those she loves. 

 

 

 

 

Rhonda Cox- Lead Kennel Technician 

Mrs. Rhonda joined our team in February of 2020. She loves traveling to the mountains and spending time with her family. She enjoys horseback riding and taking care of her 2 horses. 

 

 

 

Abbie Knight- Lead Kennel Technician 

Abbie joined our team in June of 2020. She is a graduate of Lee County High School. Her love for dogs has landed her in school to become a dog trainer. 

 

 

Diana Raulerson – Kennel Technician

Diana is one of our new Kennel Techs she has been with us since May 2019. She loves animals and spending time with her ferrets. She enjoys playing video games, hiking, and photography.

 

 

 

Sam Conley- Kennel Technician/Runner 

Sam joined our team in March of 2021. She lives in Leesburg, Ga, and graduated from Byne Christian School. Sam enjoys playing her electric guitar. She is a big cat lover and hopes to become a certified vet tech soon. 

 

 

Banks Griffin- Kennel Technician

 Banks joined our team in January of 2021. She attends Lee County High School. Banks enjoys hanging out with her friends. She plans on becoming a travel nurse when she graduates. Banks also stays busy caring for her 5 dogs.

 

 

 

Knia Casey- Kennel Technician  

 

Knia joined our team in January of 2021. She attends Lee County High School. Knia’s passion is singing. She also enjoys photography. 

 

 

Miles Julian- Kennel Technician 

 

Miles joined our team in September of 2020. He attends Lee County High School. Miles enjoys welding and hopes to become a welder one day. He loves animals and has 2 dogs at home

 

 

Emma Knight- Kennel Technician

Emma joined our team in March 2021. She is a 10th-grade student at Lee County High School. Emma loves her job, the animals, and the friends she has made at Philema Animal Hospital. She is involved in FFA at LCHS where she shows cows. Emma loves to spend her afternoons with livestock, going hunting, or fishing. Her favorite is flats fishing. Emma has a bloodhound named Dixie, 3 chickens, 2 parakeets, and raising 2 squirrels. Emma is blessed with an amazing family and friends, who are her biggest support system. She hopes to become a Veterinarian or nurse when she graduates. A lover of all types of animals, Emma expresses that Philema is her home.  

 

 

 

 

Abbigail Hughes- Kennel Technician 

Abbigail joined our team in May of 2021. She is an 11th grader at Lee County High School. Abbigail wants to become an RN when she graduates.  

 

 

Mackenzie Cohan- Kennel Technician 

Mackenzie joined our team in August 2021. She enjoys spending time with her family. Mackenzie loves animals, especially her cat (Cruella) and dog (Tank).

 

 

Rachel Cox- Kennel Technician 

Rachel joined our team in June 2021. She is a senior at Lee County High School. Rachel loves to ride horses and hang out with friends. She loves working with animals and wants to be a veterinary assistant after graduation. 

Taylor Hunter- Kennel Technician 

 

Jordan Yarbrough- Groomer

Jordan joined our team in April of 2021.