Dr. Linda Ellington

Dr Ellington graduated from the UGA college of Veterinary Medicine in 1986 and came to Dearborn just after graduating. From 1989 -2002 she and her family worked abroad in Mexico, England and Germany. On returning to the USA she "came home" to Dearborn and became the practice owner in 2009. She particularly enjoys building long term relationships with her patients and clients and likes challenging medical and dermatology cases.



Dr. Dixie Cely

Dr. Dixie Cely earned her BSA in Microbiology from UGA and her BS in Medical Technology from MUSC. She worked as a Microbiologist at Emory Hospital before returning to UGA for her DVM. She enjoys gardening,yoga,running,mission work in Honduras, and cooking in between caring for her four cats ,one dog ,and one chinchilla. Dr. Cely has been caring for pets and their owners at Dearborn and Decatur for over 25 years.



Dr. Dwight Snipes

Dr. Snipes is a graduate of Auburn University, School of Veterinary Medicine. He has been an associate at Dearborn for a number of years. His normal schedule at Dearborn is on Wednesdays each week. He is great with a story and is very knowledgeable about most things in world of animals. One of his hobbies is fruit gardening including, growing grapes for his own homemade wine.



Dr.Ami Perkins

Dr.Perkins is a recent graduate of UGA College of Veterinary Medicine and joined the Dearborn Family in August 2017. She received her Bachelor's in Economics from Rice University in Texas and has lived in Chicage, India, Houston, and Washington D.C. before settling here in Georgia! In her spare time, she enjoys yoga, cooking, traveling, and spending time with her husband, two sons, and two dogs.



Dr.Eve Gidion

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