in Savannah, GA



11132 Abercorn St
Savannah, GA  31419

(912) 927-0920

Hospital Number: 0221

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  • 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™
    • Care Credit
  • 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. 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. Lindsey Wittmeyer

    Associate Veterinarian

    Dr. Lindsey Wittmeyer graduated from Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2014 and joined Banfield shortly after. She recently relocated to the Savannah area from Texas and is excited to be working with the dedicated and skilled team here! Dr. Wittmeyer's current interests include expanding her surgical skills and learning techniques to minimize patient stress and help pets enjoy a more positive experience at the veterinary hospital. On days off, she can be found lost in a good book, practicing yoga, or exploring the area with her border collie, Ellie. 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. Betsy von Trapp

    Relief Veterinarian

    Dr. von Trapp is a local Savannah resident who received her B.A. degree in history from Boston College in 2005 and completed her DVM training at UGA in 2011. She completed a small animal rotating internship after finishing veterinary school at Georgia Veterinary Specialist in Atlanta, GA. She has a particular interest in canine rehabilitation and complementary medicine. She enjoys reading, running and spending time with her family when she is not working. 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. Jamie Baker

    Locum Veterinarian

    Dr. Baker is a Florida native and first moved to Savannah to attend Armstrong for her undergraduate degree in biology. She then attended RUSVM on the island of St. Kitts where she obtained her veterinary degree and attended LSU for her clinical year. She is happily married, and both she and her husband enjoy playing soccer, boating, and spending time with their 18 animals. They have dogs, cats, tortoises, bearded dragons, birds, horses, a beta fish and are always welcoming new faces to their growing family. 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 >>

    Caitlin Hansen

    Shift Lead

    Caitlin was born and raised in Atlanta to a big wonderful family. She has had many pets throughout her life including dogs, cats, bunnies, hermit crabs and hamsters. She joined the Banfield team in 2015 and recently transferred to the Savannah location. Caitlin currently has a dog named Sergeant and a one eye cat named Freya, both of which she has had since they were 5-6 weeks old. She loves animals of all types and really enjoys working with such an excellent Banfield crew. More Details >>

    Astrid Aguirre

    Veterinary Assistant

    Astrid moved to Savannah from California a year ago and graduated from Hawaii Pacific University with a bachelor's degree in biology. She has a dog named Shiva, adopted from the Humane Society. When she's not at work, Astrid enjoys hiking, going downtown, watching movies and going to the beach. Astrid also enjoys coming to work at Banfield and learning new things. 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 >>

    Amie Evans

    Veterinary Assistant

    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 >>

    Andrew Meany

    Veterinary Assistant

    Andrew has been with Banfield for 1 year and has a pit bull named Bruckus. More Details >>

    Cynthia Nieves Varona

    Veterinary Assistant

    Cynthia enjoys fishing, hiking, and being outdoors, and she has 2 dogs, Enna and Gus, and 2 cats, Gizmo and Gucci. More Details >>

    Ashley Chandler

    Veterinary Assistant

    Ashley is originally from Lafayette, Louisiana and is new to Savannah. She has an 11-year-old deer head Chihuahua named Rosco and a 7-year-old cat, Levi. Ashley has been working in veterinary medicine for 11 years, and has a love and passion for animals. 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 >>

    Courtney McDaniel

    Veterinary Assistant

    Courtney is currently in school for her Bachelor of Science degree in biology. She has 2 cats and 2 dogs, and has had a love for animals from a very early age. 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 >>

    Shannon Dawson

    Client Service Coordinator

    Shannon is married with 5 beautiful kids and 2 amazing pets, Kodak and Ice. She spent most of her career in law enforcement and a little over a year ago, decided to go into the animal care field. Shannon grew up in a multi-pet home and volunteered many summers at the animal shelters, and has always had a strong passion and love for animals. Prior to her new home at Banfield, she worked as a supervisor at a small pet clinic. She looks forward to making Banfield and your pet's care a long part of her life. 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 >>

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