Tatum is a veterinary assistant who came to us from south Georgia. She has always had a passion for animals and is on the path to becoming a veterinarian herself. In her spare time, she enjoys outdoor activities like hiking and biking and loves spending time with her fur babies. Her paw-some crew includes Hazel the diva cat, Gator the snuggly Heinz 57, and Bo the ball-crazed Labrador.
Angie grew up in Ridge Spring, South Carolina. She has worked as a veterinary technician for the past 16 years in Aiken and North Augusta before coming to Walton Way Veterinary Clinic. Her special interests include dentistry, anesthesia, wound care and ortho. When she’s not working at the clinic, she loves spending time with her husband, her dog Roana, hanging out with friends and family, going to concerts and traveling.
Pamela was born and raised in Charleston, South Carolina. She went to college in Jacksonville, Florida and graduate school at the University of South Carolina with a Masters in Art History. She’s lived in various states and cities, including California, Las Vegas, Nevada, Hilton Head, Florida, Charleston, South Carolina and she recently moved back to Augusta in 2017 to be closer to her parents. Pamela acquired her love of animals from her Dad, he was always saving animals and bringing them home to rehabilitate them. It was a natural progression for her to participate in all fields of animal care, from grooming, kennel care, rescue groups, animal shelters, and finally into veterinary technician education and veterinary care. Over the years Pamela has worked in single and multiple doctor practices all over the United States, including a mobile veterinary practice in Charleston. Her special areas of expertise include animal behavior, and ophthalmology in cats and dogs. She has two pets, a 4-year-old Great Date named Clementine, and an 8-year-old Domestic Long Haired cat named Mankey whose fur is typically shaved into a Mohawk. When Pamela isn’t at the clinic, she is usually reading, watching golf, attempting to play tennis again, going to museums as well as art galleries. She enjoys learning all she can about history (in general) and playing Frisbee with her nephews.
Don is the veteran of the family and started as an assistant with Dr. Gayle back in 1974. Deemed “The Dog Whisperer”, there is almost no animal that doesn’t immediately take a liking to Don. While he is always adding new animal members to his family, he currently has 2 Chihuahuas and 3 cats to keep him busy. In his time off he likes to hunt, fish, and relax at home.
Kristina is originally from Maine, but moved to the Central Savannah River Area in ’98. Her first experience with animals was helping care for pets that were abandoned after Hurricane Andrew in Miami and she enjoyed the feeling that she was able to help. Kristina taught a vet assistant course at Athens Tech for 9 years and also has gained experience in shelter medicine. Her special interests include behavior, training and socialization. She has three rescue pets, Andromeda, a lab and Dalmatian mix, Dolly, a tuxedo cat, and Ruby, her fat black cat. She likes to spend time outdoors, her hobbies include canoeing, camping, fishing, and cooking.
Christie joined our team in December 2015 and brings with her nearly 20 years of administrative and customer service experience. She loves kitties and enjoys sitting for many of the pets in her neighborhood. In her free time she enjoys reading, volunteering, and spending time with her three active children.
Maggie recently moved to Georgia from Ohio where she had grown up on a 20-acre farm. She loves animals and is currently is a college student. Animals have always been her passion and inspired her to work in the veterinary field. She has previously worked at two veterinary clinics in Ohio, and she still keeps in touch with some of her co-workers from her last job. She loves working with large animals, exotics and likes to keep up with the latest research on diabetic pets. Maggie moved to Georgia with her boyfriend, Orrin who is in the Air Force and had a great job opportunity here in Georgia. They currently have a cat, Trooper, who they rescued while she was working at the last clinic she was at. They also have a hamster named Leroy. When she’s not working, she enjoys riding horses and exploring Georgia with her boyfriend.
Judah is our sassy cat that lives here at Walton Way. He greets us in the mornings as we get ready for our day, monitors our activities, and demands hugs and kisses regularly. He makes us smile even on the hardest of days.