Pet Hospital in South Savannah, GA



11132 Abercorn St
Savannah, GA  31419

(912) 927-0920

Hospital Number: 0221

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  • Banfield Pet Hospital
  • Banfield Pet Hospital
  • Banfield Pet Hospital
  • Description
    Conveniently located on the south end of the Truman parkway, inside PetSmart, Banfield Pet Hospital of Savannah provides a wide range of services. Our doctors have a particular interest in dentistry that goes just beyond dental cleanings, including dental radiographs, full oral exam and charting, routine and complex extractions, advice and products for at home dental care and much more. 

    Our friendly team looks forward to seeing your pet every day of the week. We welcome new pet patients and same day access appointments may be available. When you visit, ask our staff about the Optimum Wellness Plan® options we offer and how they can help you manage pet health care costs.

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  • Services

    Services Offered at this Location

    • Vaccinations
    • Comprehensive Exams
    • Parasite Control
    • General Dentistry
    • General Surgery
    • Skin Care
    • Geriatrics & Pediatrics
    • Spays & Neuters
    • Drop Off Services
    • Giardia Testing
    • Microchipping
    • Digital Radiography
    • In-House Laboratory Diagnostics
    • In-House & Online Pharmacy
    • Nutrition Consultation
    • Behavior Consultation
    • Personalized Client Web Portal and Mobile App
    • Urgent Care (availability may vary; please call)
    • Optimum Wellness Plans®
    • Canine Genetic Analysis™
    • CareCredit
    • Interpretation Services
  • Team

    Dr. Jo Fisher

    Chief of Staff

    Dr. Fisher received her veterinary degree from University of Glasgow in 2001. She also has a residency and master’s degree from Iowa State University. She has a particular interest in dentistry, which she pursues every year with additional training. Dr. Fisher loves working with pets and enjoys both surgery and difficult medicine cases. She looks forward to providing the best, most compassionate care for your pets. Dr. Fisher has two pets named Fred and Tori. Fear free level 3 certified. More Details >>

    Dr. Diedre Montgomery

    Associate Veterinarian

    Dr. Montgomery has worked for Banfield Pet Hospital since 2002. She is a transplant from the western side of the United States. She enjoys seeing pets grow with their families and likes helping to keep pets healthy and happy. Her hobbies include photography, reading, traveling and spending time with her family. More Details >>

    Dr. Leah Zigelsky

    Associate Veterinarian

    Dr. Leah Zigelsky joined the Banfield team in October of 2017. She graduated from the University of Florida College of Agriculture and Life Sciences in 2013 and continued her education at St. George's University School of Veterinary Medicine, graduating in 2017. She completed externships in large and small animal, and emergency medicine clinics. Dr. Zigelsky enjoys hiking with her dog, Zoe, kayaking and reading. She is new to the Savannah area and is looking forward to exploring her new home. More Details >>

    Dr. Bradley Caissie

    Associate Veterinarian

    Dr. Caissie graduated from the University of New Brunswick with honors in biology before receiving his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Prince Edward Island. He practiced emergency medicine and critical care in Atlantic Canada prior to relocating to Savannah to join Banfield Pet Hospital. Dr. Caissie has a special interest in soft tissue surgery, dentistry, and dermatology. He has two dogs, Jazz and Rupert, and two cats, Milo and Bijou. When not working, Dr. Caissie enjoys traveling, fishing, cooking, and the occasional game of cribbage. More Details >>

    Dr. Kaley Thomas

    Veterinary Assistant

    I got into vet med because I thought, “how perfect!” A job where I get to pet animals all day and make them feel better! In addition to that, all of the great people I get to meet along the way! To add to that I also recently moved here from Florida due to my spouse being in the military! So it is very exciting to get to experience a whole new culture of medicine More Details >>

    Dr. Shanna Ramsey (Knight)

    Locum Veterinarian

    Dr. Knight was born and raised on the south end of Brunswick. She attended the University of Georgia and received a bachelor's degree in biology, followed by her DVM. After vet school, she went on to complete a small animal rotating internship at the University of Tennessee. She then moved to Jacksonville, FL and worked as an emergency veterinarian for several years before returning to Brunswick. Dr. Knight has 2 dogs, Elvis and Tyler, and a soon to be husband, Kyle. They all enjoy the beach, outdoors, and spending time with family and friends. More Details >>

    Dr. Chris Knopp

    Locum Veterinarian

    Dr. Knopp graduated from Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. Before joining our team as locum veterinarian, he practiced in Grandy, NC, Virginia Beach and Pooler. More Details >>

    Dr. Erica Dickerson

    Associate Veterinarian

    Dr. Erica Dickerson is originally from Nashville, TN and received her B.S. degree at Tennessee State University. She graduated and received her DVM from Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine. She has two cherished pets, Diamond and Midnight, and three feathered pets, Jax, Sky, and Sunny. She has a passion for practicing veterinary medicine and providing quality care for her patients. More Details >>

    Dr. Holly Richmond

    Associate Veterinarian

    Dr. Richmond is originally from Portland, OR where she started working with horses at a young age. In 1998, she moved to Colorado where she pursued a degree in equine science and then graduated with her doctorate in 2007 from Colorado State University. She has worked in small animal practice in South Florida and North Carolina. In 2013, she moved to Savannah where she partnered with her husband to open and manage Savannah Veterinary Internal Medicine & Intensive Care and in 2018, she joined Banfield. She has interests in population health for humans and animals, and is currently working toward her Masters in Public Health at Georgia Southern University. Dr. Richmond has a 15-year-old toy poodle, Lucy; a peek-a-po, Bo; an 18-year-old cat that has been a “foster” for 18 years, Kitten; and a 17-year-old horse named Fergus. More Details >>

    Dr. Melena Hagstrom

    Associate Veterinarian

    Dr. Hagstrom received her veterinary degree from Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine, through which she found a passion in helping families keep their pets happy and healthy through solving puzzling medicine cases. Originally from the northeast, she joined the Banfield team in August of 2019. Dr. Hagstrom enjoys hiking, video games, baking, wildlife rehabilitation work, and hanging out with her two dogs and cat. More Details >>

    Dr. Christina Crawford

    Locum Veterinarian

    Dr. Crawford graduated from the University of Tennessee and has practiced small animal medicine across several states before joining the team as a locum veterinarian. More Details >>

    Jamie Frazier

    Practice Manager

    Jamie has over 12 years experience in veterinary medicine, and has been part of Banfield for over 10 years. She grew up on a purebred cattle ranch and showed livestock in 4-H. This started her passion for animals and combined with her college background in business management and marketing, she sought out her career in veterinary medicine. Jamie started at Banfield as a CSC and quickly transitioned to become a lead VA. She moved to Savannah in 2013 and became Practice Manager at Savannah 0221. After a short time away, Jamie rejoined our team in December 2017. True to her background in the cattle industry, she has 3 Australian cattle dogs, Alyssa, Jasper, and Willow. These 3 very active furry family members are joined in the household by 2 cats, Chess (tuxedo kitty) and Octavia (lynx point ragdoll kitty), both were rescues that needed a loving home. In her spare time, Jamie enjoys spending time with her family and friends, having time in the sunshine and on the beaches, and reading. More Details >>

    Amie Bond, LVT

    Veterinary Technician

    Amie joined the Banfield team in October 2015. She has 8 years of veterinary experience in small and large animal practices. She earned both a Veterinary Assistant Certificate and an associate’s degree in Veterinary Technology from Ogeechee Technical College in 2005 and acquired her license in 2006. She will graduate in May 2016 with a Bachelor of Science degree in health education and promotion from Georgia Southern University. Amie lives in Pembroke with her son, Connor, and a small zoo that consists of: a Yorkie-Poo (Harry), a Shih-Tzu (Sully), a Weimaraner (Mooney), and 3 cats (Krush Kitty, Heckle and Speckle). She enjoys spending time with family, friends & pets, reading, traveling, culinary arts, and fulfilling her insatiable thirst for knowledge. More Details >>

    Sara Smazal, RVT

    Veterinary Technician

    Sara is a licensed vet tech and graduated from a vet tech school in Missouri. She recently moved to Georgia from St. Louis, MO. Sara's favorite part of her day is doing dental cleanings and making pet's teeth sparkle! In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her two dogs, Nikita and Babygirl, going to the beach and binging Netflix shows. More Details >>

    Shaé LeBeau, LVT

    Licensed Veterinary Technician, Shift Lead

    Shaé LeBeau is a native from New Orleans, Louisiana that transferred to this location due to her military family. She has 7 years experience within veterinary experience She has been with Banfield for 5 years. Shaé has received an associates degree in Veterinary Technology in 2016 and currently is back in school for her bachelors degree. She received her Veterinary Technician License in 2019. Shaé also became one of the Shift Leads of the hospital in 2020. Shaé loves being with family. She has two boys, a husband, and two dogs. She loves going home to Nola for the food, Crawfish, and Mardi Gras. Shaé aspires to become a Veterinarian to be her next goal in life. More Details >>

    Kristen Ubele

    Veterinary Assistant

    Kristen has three cats, five Chihuahuas, one lab and a guinea pig. She has worked for Banfield for three years. She started as a CSC and now is a veterinary assistant. She enjoy assisting in surgeries, doing dental cleanings and helping animals. She love learning new things about the veterinary field. She is currently in school to become a Licensed Veterinary Technician to further my career at Banfield. More Details >>

    Amanda Ruff

    Veterinary Assistant

    Amanda has been in vet services for over 8 years. She has an 8-year-old dog named Monster and a 7-year-old cat named Rocket. Amanda loves to foster and has had the pleasure of saving many lives. More Details >>

    Phylicia Steel

    Veterinary Assistant

    Phylicia began her veterinary career in 2010 as a pet care assistant at Banfield Federal Way and soon trained into a position as a veterinary assistant. She continued her career in Florida working as an emergency veterinary assistant. She came back to Banfield Des Moines in 2015 and has stayed with the company but moved to Savannah area in 2017. Phylicia has a bachelor's degree in animal behavior from Florida Institute of Technology, and has a passion for all animals and especially loves training. Phylicia shares her home with two Yorkie mixes, Tucker and Melanie, and two trouble making cats, Molly and Delilah. In her limited spare time, Phylicia enjoys outdoor activities and spending time with her family. More Details >>

    Blake Forkner

    Veterinary Assistant

    Blake has been with Banfield since November 2017. She has been in the veterinary industry for just under a year but her love for animals goes back to when she was little. She currently has 2 dogs, Meika, a German shepherd, and Mick, a bully mix. Both are advocates for their breed by participating in several sports including obedience, rally, agility, service and therapy work, and have their canine good citizens titles (CGC). In her spare time, Blake loves to go traveling, hiking and swimming with her dogs. She is also an adoption coordinator for Imagine Pet Rescue and will be receiving her technician license by the end of the year. More Details >>

    Jessie Webber

    Veterinary Assistant

    Jessie recently transferred to the Savannah area from a Banfield in Marietta, GA, but is originally from Northwest Indiana. She has been a veterinary assistant since 2012 and has worked for Banfield corporation twice. Jessie has worked as a veterinary assistant in many different settings including private practice, mobile veterinary services, corporate practices, and as an independent contractor. She is passionate about feline clinical practice, internal medicine, exotic animal medicine, and loves nursing sick and injured patients. Jessie is enrolled in Penn Foster College to receive her Associate's in Veterinary Technology. She plans on becoming a Registered Veterinary Technician and is a student member of the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA). When not at work tending to her furry patients, Jessie is spending time with her husband, Sean, and her two cats, Brad and Janet. More Details >>

    Ciara Flanders

    Veterinary Assistant

    Ciara is new to the practice, but not a stranger to veterinary medicine. Before working at Banfield, Ciara interned at a local emergency veterinary clinic. Since she was a child, she has had the pleasure of fostering kittens and finding them forever homes. In her free time, she enjoys going hiking with her pup, Leia, and snuggling on the couch with her two cats while marathoning Harry Potter. More Details >>

    Angela Davis-Schlieper

    Veterinary Assistant

    Angie has worked in veterinary medicine since moving to Georgia from Missouri in 2008. She enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine but finds working with fractious cats and dogs, assisting in surgery, and client education to be the most rewarding. Angie has 3 dogs including Winston (a cocker spaniel), Tyson (a beagle), Cooper (a Maltese/Yorkie), and an orange tabby cat named Alfie. More Details >>

    Kortney Douglas

    Veterinary Assistant

    Kortney moved to the Savannah area 6 years ago after growing up in sunny south Florida. When not playing with her 2 dogs, Benelli and Gunnar and 2 cats, Winston and Wyndell, she enjoys hiking, camping, and spending time with her family. She is also a full-time student at Georgia Southern University majoring in cardiovascular intervention nearing graduation in 2020. She previously worked in emergency veterinary as well as internal medicine. She has over 10 years experience in the veterinary field. More Details >>

    Aly Babcock

    Veterinary Assistant

    Aly transferred to us from North Carolina end of last year but has been with Banfield for 6 years. She loves to work with surgeries and critical care patients. She is currently enrolled in school to become a Registered Veterinary Technician as well. Aly also has background in large animal as well as working occasionally with horses back in NC. On her off days, she enjoys riding her horses and teaching kids how to ride. She has 2 dogs and 2 cats at home. More Details >>

    Niki Walker

    Veterinary Assistant

    Niki is currently attending Georgia Southern University with an anticipated Bachelor of Science degree in biology. She has always had an interest in veterinary medicine, so when she completes her degree, she would like to attend a school of veterinary medicine. In her free time, Niki likes playing the guitar, reading, and taking her dog, Scooby, for walks on nature trails. More Details >>

    Anna Cooper

    Veterinary Assistant

    Anna is from Athens, GA and moved to the Savannah area in 2018. She has over 12 years of experience in the pet care field, including over 5 years of experience in the veterinary field. She joined the Banfield team in August 2019. Anna and her husband currently share their home with 2 dogs, Indigo and Ajax, and 2 cats, Biscuit and Butters. More Details >>

    Victoria Lloyd

    Veterinary Assistant

    Victoria is a recent graduate from Fort Valley State University with a degree in veterinarian technology. She enjoyed her years at Fort Valley working with different type of animals. Her last year, she completed an internship at the University of Georgia and got to see a variety of specialist services. Her favorite area in clinical was IMC because she loved giving the patients medication and doing calculations, walking them outside, and feeding them. Victoria is thankful she got the opportunities to learn from her great teachers to now working at Banfield. More Details >>

    Katrina Harvey

    Veterinary Assistant

    Katrina is a junior at Georgia Southern University majoring in biology but specifically, medical microbiology. She is applying to the Medical Laboratory Science program with a focus on infectious diseases, and hopes to go to vet school in the future. She was born and raised in Northern Virginia but relocated to South Carolina 8 years ago. She moved to Savannah to attend college and loves the marsh because she can smell the microbes! Katrina has a leopard gecko that stays home with her parents, as well as a schnoodle. She likes to watch The Golden Girls, Spongebob, and the Australian kids show "Bluey". More Details >>

    Bill Transue

    Client Service Coordinator

    Bill is a Client Service Coordinator who works as a liaison between you and our medical staff to ensure the best care for your pets. He studied biochemistry and has a particular interest in translational medicine and new drug studies. Bill is relatively new to veterinary medicine having worked in the field for just over a year but he believes few jobs are as great as one that allows you to pet dogs all day! His pet family includes a boxer/bulldog mix named Daisy and three cats, Lilly, Dahlia, and the newest addition, Mao. Each one of them is a unique and interesting character making for a very entertaining crew. As a pet owner, Bill has a very high standard for veterinary care! More Details >>

    Melissa Morgan

    Client Service Coordinator

    My name is Melissa and I love all the babies! I've recently moved down to Savannah, GA from Wilmington, NC and me and my two fur babies have loved exploring the area! I have a 10 year old pit/lab that is a spoiled princess, and I also have a 4 year old deaf Dalmatian/American Bulldog. Thankfully my living facility has limit restrictions, because I would have a farm if I could! :) More Details >>

    Nikita Black

    Client Service Coordinator

    Nikita is originally from Newark, New Jersey but has been a Savannah resident for 11 years. She is married with a one year old and absolutely loves bunnies, so much that it's almost an obsession. She has been in customer service for the last 10 years, and has wanted to work in the veterinary field since she was a child. Now that Nikita is at Banfield, she is glad to be able to fulfill her dream while furthering her education in veterinary medicine. More Details >>

    Justice Pritchard

    Shift Lead

    Justice is a Savannah native with a strong customer service background. He has had the pleasure of having numerous pets throughout his life, including 2 dogs, 3 cats, and a plethora of fish. Now working as part of the Banfield team, he is excited to learn everything there is to know about the veterinary field while getting to meet many new and returning furry friends every day! More Details >>

    Joscelynne Olmstead

    Client Service Coordinator

    Joscelynne has a 5-year-old daughter and 3 dogs. In her spare time, she likes to find fun, new things to do with her family, refinish furniture, and karaoke. She loves helping all the pets and their favorite humans that come into our hospital. More Details >>

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