Meet Our Team

Our Professional Staff

Our Doctors

  • Dr. Kelsi Alexander

    Dr. Alexander joined the practice in January of 2017 and purchased the clinic from Dr. Lugar in November of 2018. She is a Cartersville, GA native but is now proud to call Dallas her home. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Georgia and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine in 2016. Dr. Alexander is married to her husband, Seth and they have a son,  Keever. Their fur family consists of 2 Aussies, 2 cats, a horse and even a cute little mini pig named Pearl. Dr. Alexander enjoys making a difference in people’s lives by caring for and helping their pets and continuing to learn and advance in the field every day. 

  • Dr.
    Judy Duncan
    Associate Veterinarian

    Dr. Duncan joined the practice full time after years of relief work at New Georgia in January 2019. She received her Bachelor of Science in Animal Science at the University of Georgia. She then graduated in 1989 from the University of Georgia with her doctorate in Veterinary Medicine. She has served the West Georgia Area for more than 30 years. She enjoys learning something new everyday. She is very passionate about learning new and innovating new treatments, especially in dentistry. When she is not at the hospital she enjoys her family, gardening, spending time with her dog, Henry, the hound mix, and her 2 cats: The Kidd and Smarty Britches, and playing with the cows. 

Our Support Team

  • Seth Alexander
    Practice Manager

    Seth joined the New Georgia Animal Hospital family in November 2018. He worked as multi-site director for a Physical Therapy company for nearly a decade. He is known for his happy go lucky personality and stellar dad jokes. Seth is married to Dr. Alexander. They have a son named Keever, dogs, cats, a mini pig, and a horse. 

  • Amanda Cantrell
    Lead Veterinary Technician

    Amanda has been with the New Georgia Animal Hospital as a veterinary technician since July of 2007 and is so valuable to the success and quality of the care we offer our clients and their pets. She is married to Coye and has two children, Billy and Ashley. Amanda is now a proud Mimi to RaeLynn. Amanda’s passion in life is being around and caring for animals of all kinds which includes multiple dogs that fill her household. Always with a smile on her face, Amanda enjoys walking, gardening and being outdoors. Dr. Alexander considers her the heart and soul of the practice.

  • Candace Moore

    Candace started at the New Georgia Animal Hospital in June, 2006 as a Kennel Technician while still in high school. She has worked her way up to Receptionist and Veterinary Technician and is a valuable member of our staff. Always with a smile on her face, Candace is known to all as the “staff jokester”. Her daughter, Aubrie, is the love of her life along with her husband, Matt and step son, 6 cats, Tinkerbell, Snuggles, Moogli, Cheeto Burrito, Bianca,  Lt. Dan Taylor, and 1 dog Apollo. Though Candace has a wonderful way with clients, her favorite part of her job is being able to interact with all of the wonderful pets our clients bring in. When not at the hospital she enjoys time with her family and going to the lake!

  • Ashley Avery

    Ashley has been with the New Georgia family since November of 2015. She has worked with animals her whole life and couldn't imagine doing anything else. Ashley has 4 dogs that she considers her children. Desi, Buddha, Yella Dog, and Dobby. Her animals are her heart and soul and she wouldn't have it any other way. Ashley's purpose is to better the lives of all animals that cross her path. She loves having the opportunity to help pets and their families everyday. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her furbabies and her family (especially her mama), volunteering with shelters/rescues, and traveling.

  • Alyssa Cannon

    Alyssa joined the New Georgia Animal Hospital family in February 2018 as a Kennel Technician. She worked her way up to Veterinary Technician and is in college to get her degree in Veterinary Technology. She has two cats- Spectra and Twyla and a dog named Mochi. During her free time Alyssa likes to do film projects and read. 

  • Brooke Holt

    Brooke has been in the New Georgia Animal Hospital family since July 2018. She started as a Kennel Tech but now works as a Technician and Receptionist as well. Brooke is a Jack of all trades. She is following in her sisters foot steps and pursuing her dream of working with animals. Brooke has so much love for her Blue Heeler 'Dixie'.

  • Juanita Akins
    Client Service Coordinator

    Juanita joined the New Georgia Animal Hospital family in February of 2018. She has worked in the veterinary field since 2012. Juanita is happily married to Tyler Akins since 2015 and is the proud mother of their sweet daughter, Juliet. Her interests include: spending quality time with her family, watching movies, playing pool, and doing arts and crafts projects.

  • Adrienne Higginbotham
    Kennel Technician

    Adrienne joined us in January of 2010 working in the kennel and later as a Veterinary Assistant. She is married to Conor Higginbotham and has two children, Brandon and Bryce. When you visit the clinic you will probably find Adrienne in the kennel doing what she loves best, giving baths to all of the wonderful animals. And when she finally heads home she is greeted by her own pets, Jade, a lab/chow mix and two cats, Taz and Tigress. Adrienne loves playing board games and spending time with her family.

  • Kelly Ann Lucas

    Kelley Ann has been with The New Georgia Animal Hospital since December of 2015. She has been grooming pets for over 19 years and is a wonderful addition to our staff. Her goal is to make your pets feel stylistic and proud of their new do's. Kelley Ann has a very sweet son, Ethan, who has inherited his mom's love of animals. They have two cats, Tobey and Orangie, as well as two dogs, Sophie and Jake. When she is not pampering your pets or playing with her own darlings, Kelley Ann enjoys yard sale shopping with Ethan in hopes to find old treasures, photography, and hiking.

  • Liz Davis

    Liz started at The New Georgia Animal Hospital back in November of 2007 as our in-house Groomer. She has been grooming and pampering clients’ pets for over 20 years and would love to show off her skills with your pet. Liz is married to Chris Davis and has quite a menagerie of animals at her house including two dogs, Maggie and JD and her cats, Connor and Seamus. Her children, Hagan and Roxie, round out the complete household and naturally spending time with her family is her favorite thing to do.

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Read What Our Clients Say

  • ""I Cannot say enough good things about the wonderful staff and doctors here. They are kind and helpful. The doctors and staff are willing to go the extra mile to make your pet fell welcome and comfortable. The rooms are clean, well maintained, and stocked with treats. I highly recommend New Georgia Animal Hospital."
    Sheena C.
  • ""Always Friendly and seem to recognize all the animal and remember their names:""
    Will K.
  • ""Love these people! They really care about your fur-babies!""
    Theresa C.
  • ""Great staff! Compassionate and caringtoward my 80 lb lab!""
  • "I have taken my animals to Dr. Lugar since she first opened. She and her staff have always been kind, caring, compassionate, and professional. All though I moved to Powder Springs, I drive the extra distance to see her. I just brought my dog, Apollo, home after having to stay 2 nights for pancreatitis. I have total confidence in Dr. Lugar and her staff!! I would recommend this vet to anyone!!"
    Karen P.

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