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Meet the Team at Gainesville Veterinary Hospital

At Gainesville Veterinary Hospital in Gainesville, GA, our team understands that your furry family members are more than just pets — they’re cherished members of your household. Your trust means everything to us, and we promise to treat your beloved companions as if they were our own.

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Get to Know Our Gainesville, GA Veterinary Team

Alan W. Scott, DVM

Dr. Alan W. Scott is a 1993 graduate of the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine. Originally from Greenville, South Carolina, he completed an internship in Kentucky before joining the Gainesville Veterinary Hospital in 1994.

Dr. Scott frequently volunteers his time working for the Georgia Veterinary Medical Association and his local church, Gainesville First United Methodist Church. When at work, he is most comfortable in the surgery room, where he enjoys orthopedic and soft tissue surgery. He is married with three sons, a dog, several cats, and numerous fish, and when not at the hospital, he enjoys running, golfing, playing racquetball, and spending time with his family.

Kathryn L. Brothers, DVM

Dr. Kathryn L. Brothers is a 1998 graduate of Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. She was born in Big Spring, Texas the daughter of an Air Force pilot and a school teacher. Some of her best times growing up were spent with her best friends Spats and Gizmo (the family dogs), her grandfather who was a wildlife and animal enthusiast, and riding horses. In college, she played intercollegiate women’s soccer, was president of the Southeastern Raptor Rehabilitation Center, received a molecular genetics fellowship, and was awarded multiple scholarships.

Dr. Brother’s specialties include internal medicine, geriatric medicine, oncology, and soft tissue surgery. When not volunteering for several pet rescue organizations, she is a dedicated wife and a proud mother to a lively and loving daughter. Her four-legged family includes a miniature schnauzer named Poe, a diva cat named Summer, and the fluffiest pomeranian named Leo. Most of her spare time is devoted to family but her interests include dressage, all things outdoors, travel, and good food.

Shelby C. Goff, DVM

Dr. Shelby C. Goff is a 2019 Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine graduate. She grew up in the Southeast (mainly North Carolina and Mississippi) and attended MSU for her undergraduate degree in Wildlife, Fisheries, and Aquaculture. After graduation, she moved to Georgia.

Dr. Goff’s special interests include feline medicine, small mammal medicine, and all aspects of general practice. She is married with a young son and her family is completed with an orange tabby that she adopted the year she moved to Georgia. Outside the clinic, Dr. Goff enjoys reading, cooking, kayaking, and spending time with her family.

Sheila, Hospital Manager

Sheila was born and raised in Hialeah, Florida. After marrying her husband, Mike, they moved to Daytona Beach. While living in Florida, many of their vacations were to the North Georgia mountains and they eventually relocated to Oakwood in 1998. Sheila’s employment background includes many years in management in the resort industry in central and south Florida, but her passion since childhood has been animals. This passion led to a career change in 2001 when she accepted the position of Hospital Manager at Gainesville Veterinary Hospital. Sheila and Mike now reside in the North Georgia mountains with a very active household of pets. Sheila enjoys writing, sketching, rescuing strays, and spending time outdoors.