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Inez Castleberry: Experience in human health care and a lifetime in North Georgia.

Sheilah Newton: Long-term receptionist in the animal care-industry, always in this area. She lives in Rossville.

Cindy Cromer: Our newest addition. She has always worked with the public, enjoys working with people, and lives just down the road in Fort Oglethorpe.


Walter Britt Schaffeld, D.V.M.: A 1980 graduate of Auburn University’s veterinary college, Dr. Schaffeld worked in small practices in Washington, D.C. and Chattanooga for five years before opening the Animal Medical Center.


Candace Hadden, D.V.M.: A graduate of the University of Tennessee and Louisiana State University's veterinary college, she has been in Fort Oglethorpe since 1991.

Our doctors

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Connie Fleming: Licensed veterinary technician who oversees lab quality control and assists in the OR.

Amanda Nation: Licensed veterinary technician: medication, lab tests, and answering questions.


Chastity and Russ, committed to our animals' happiness. Thank you!



Veterinarian Walter Schaffeld Animal Medical Center staff

Because your pet matters to us

Open since 1985, we care deeply about the animals you entrust to our care, be it a checkup or treatment for a life-threatening condition.