• Doctor, Hornbuckle, veterinarian, vet, veterinary, GA, Georgia, Brunswick
    James Hornbuckle DVM
    Doctor

    Dr. Hornbuckle graduated Cum Laud from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine in 1996. He then spent 3.5 years practicing in Charlotte, N.C. He moved to Glynn County in 1999 and purchased Golden Isles Animal Hospital in the year 2000. Dr. Hornbuckle lives on St. Simons Island with his wife, their two children and their labradoodle, Peanut.

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    Becky Rocha
    Office Manager

    Family/Pet Information: Yeti - 5yr old Australian Shep/Border Collie, Coley -2yr old MinPin/Chihuahua mix, Sampson - 5yr old cat, Grayson - 5yr old cat, and Gage - 18yr old American Saddlebred Horse. 

    Personal Interests:  I love spending time at the barn with the horses, decorating, shopping (of course), and spending time with God. I love to help others and see them smile. 

    My Business Philosophy/What makes me stand out: I really enjoy getting to know my employees. My philosophy is if you genuinely appreciate and care about your employees you will create a fantastic team! There's no better environment than one full of staff who truly love their jobs. 

    Why I love my job/What I enjoy most: I enjoy the financial side of business but my heart wants to be around animals. At Golden Isles Animal Hospital; I get to love all our patients and still satisfy the business side of my mind. I have the best of both worlds here!

    I'm born and raised in Brunswick. Graduated from Glynn Academy and finished my Certification as a Surgical Technician in 2016! 

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    Casey Smith
    Veterinary Reception

    Family/Pet Information: I have two dogs, Captain Jack - a Bully, and Alexa Lynn a little pitbull terrier and a domestic longhair cat named Titty Witty.

    Personal Interests:  I love spending time with my dogs, fishing, camping, going out to the river and spending time with my human family!

    My Business Philosophy/What makes me stand out: I know how to assist with every area in the hospital and can be called on anytime to help. I pride myself on knowing people can rely on me. I love to be the first face our clients get to see when they come through the door. Greeting every patient with a happy and warm attitude to start their experience lets them know they're more than just an account on a screen to us - they're what makes my job so great!

    Why I love my job/What I enjoy most:  I get to help happy pets enjoy their experience at a vets office, help sick pets feel better, cuddle dogs and cats and I have the best co-workers EVER! What's not to love? 

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    Courtney Mosley
    Veterinary Technician

    Coming Soon! 

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    Hannah Choudhari
    Veterinary Technician

    Family/Pet Information: Southern is my 8 year old Pit Bull Mix, she's my best friend! 

    Personal Interests: My hobbies include traveling, riding horses and going to horse shows. I also enjoy activities such as hiking around waterfalls, kayaking, riding four wheelers and going to the river with my friends and my dog. Living my life to the fullest but I also cherish spending down time with my family.

    My Business and work philosophy/What makes me stand out: My philosophy is that every animal deserves the best care. I have a lot of compassion for every animal and I want to help every one as much as I can. My goal is to make every patient as comfortable as possible while here in our hospital.

    Why I love my job/What I enjoy most:  I have wanted to be a veterinarian since I was a little girl, so Golden Isles Animal Hospital is where I feel I truly belong. I love being around animals every day and feeling like I make a difference. I also enjoy having great co-workers that are just as compassionate as me!  I learn something new every day here, and we're such a great team. It feels great to have a supporting staff!

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    Jennifer Benoit
    Veterinary Technician

    Family/Pet Information: Sissy, a 4yr old pit mix and Princess my 7yr old English Pit Bull.

    Personal Interests: I love spending time with my family and fur-babies, fishing and going to new places. 

    My Business and work philosophy/What makes me stand out: I have always had an emotional connection with animals. I love learning new things and I'm always open to trying new things. I can't wait to get to work and see everyone's pets every day! 

    Why I love my job/What I enjoy most: I love being able to help no matter the circumstance and make each pet feel more comfortable while they're here. I like to work in such a loving and caring environment. 

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    Heather O'Connor
    Kennel Technician

    COMING SOON! 

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    Hannah Clark
    Kennel Technician

    Family/Pet Information: I have a wonderful partner, Saleem. Together we have our kitties; Oscar, Oliver and Turnip. Our dogs; Carlos and Chico. And Mrs. Beans the Rat! 

    Personal Interests: I love caring for my animals, spending time outdoors and having quality time with my family. 

    What makes me stand out: I have always had a strong work ethic and I enjoy being busy while making sure things are always done properly.  I'm very easy to get along with, easy to get to know and easy to work with!

    Why I love my job/What I enjoy most: I love being part of the GIAH team because it's extremely rewarding and I always look forward to coming to work to see all the sweet patients every day! 

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    Bri Diaz
    Kennel Technician

    *COMING SOON!*

LOCATIONS

Golden Isles Animal Hospital Hours

Monday

7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Tuesday

7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Wednesday

7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Thursday

7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Friday

7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Saturday

BOARDING ONLY

8:00am - 10:00am or 4:00pm - 4:30pm

Sunday

Closed

Monday
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday
BOARDING ONLY 8:00am - 10:00am or 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Sunday
Closed