Opened in May of 2003, we have happily served Newton, Rockdale and surrounding counties for over a decade. We are a small animal clinic that sees dogs and cats. We provide a wide variety of services: annual exams, in-house lab work, spay & neuter, ultrasound, digital radiograph, dental cleanings, routine surgery, and vaccines- just to name a few. Our experienced veterinarians and staff pride themselves on providing exceptional care. Our patients are our top priority.
Meet Dr. Thomas:
"I am a 1988 graduate of Emory University and a 1993 graduate of the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Georgia. At work, I enjoy surgery and behavior management cases. In my off time I like to ride horses, read and travel. I live in Oxford with one human child, 2 dogs, 4 cats, 3 horses, one bird and our fish."
Meet Dr. Amis:
"I have worked at Wellspring Animal Hospital for 11 years. I graduated from University of Georgia School of Veterinary Medicine in 2006. I have always had a passion for veterinary medicine since I was eight years old. I have 2 cats and a dog. Their names are Lincoln, Kennedy and McDreamy. I look forward to taking care of your pets. "
Meet Dr. Tjahjadi:
"I graduated from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine in 2020. I have always had a love for animals, and especially have a passion for birds. I have dogs, parakeets, cockatiels, chickens, and my special sun conure baby. Art is a second passion of mine. In my free time I love to draw! I am very excited to take care of your fur babies! "
"I started working at Wellspring Animal Hospital when I was 16 as a kennel tech and an assistant. I have known Dr. Thomas for many years and have always loved the staff at Wellspring. I have my Bachelor's degree from Georgia Southern. I have always had a passion for animals, and that is why I have three dogs and two cats. Lola Monroe is my boykin spaniel that is my baby, and O'Malley my alley cat is my trouble maker!"
"My love affair with animals began as a child and I have always had a number of dogs, cats, and horses in my life. I graduated from Berry College with a degree in Animal Science. I am a long time client at Wellspring Animal Hospital and have been an employee since fall 2014. I am married and have an adventure loving son. Outside of work, I enjoy showing my Labrador Retrievers."
"Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole." - Roger Caras
"I have been in the veterinary field for over 40 years and have worked in many aspects of the hospital. I have had many dogs, cats, horses, chickens and even a rat! I have been at Wellspring since January 2015 and have known Dr. Thomas for 15 years. My favorite things are reading a good book and spending time with my Grandchildren."
"Hello I am Robbie I am a receptionist, ever since I was a young lad I wanted to be a receptionist, and its pretty cool. I just graduated from Heritage High school, and I now attend Georgia State University for criminal justice. In my free time I love playing tennis, video games, and going to the gym. Pictured above is my dog Zoey, as you can see we are cute. "
"Hello! My name is Adam , and I am an assistant at Wellspring Animal Hospital. I have two dogs, a small shepherd mix and a big shepherd mix. I am currently a biology major at Georgia State University, and will be applying to a Veterinary school after completing my Bachelors. On my off days I am usually adventuring with my big dog and cuddling with my small shepherd June."
"Animals have filled my heart my whole life. I began working with Dr. Thomas in 1996. Later, when she opened Wellspring Animal Hospital I began working Saturday's and filled in during school holidays. I'm still around on Saturday's and occasionally on other days. I am a teacher at General Ray Davis Middle School in Rockdale County. I've taught a variety of enrichment camps, including Dog Camp for many years. I have one daughter Megan, she is married and lives in California. I'm recently married to Kevin Matthews. When I can find an extra minute or dollar I love traveling. I plan to retire to Scotland with Dr. Thomas one day."
"Hello, I am Kelly! I joined the Wellspring Animal Hospital team June 2021. I am new to the veterinarian field, but worked my way through college in the healthcare system and look forward to integrating my knowledge and experience into Wellspring. I have two older, lazy cats, a three year old dog still full of energy, and a leopard gecko. I look forward to meeting you and your fur babies at your next visit."
"Hello! My name is Rachel and I started working at Wellspring in March of 2022. I recently graduated from UNC Wilmington with a degree in biology and I hope to further pursue a career in veterinary medicine. In college I was apart of my school's pre-veterinary medical association. In high school I was fortunate to have worked at Wellspring as a kennel technician and I'm happy to be back working at such a welcoming place. I grew up with German Shepherds and now currently have three cats, so I have always been around animals. I take care of my sister's dogs frequently and love spending time with animals. I'm thankful to have a job that allows me to learn more about veterinary medicine from the doctors and staff . I look forward to meeting your pets!"
"Hey, I am Samantha! I have been apart of the Wellspring Animal Hospital crew for just a few months, but it feels like I have been apart of this family for forever! I am currently in school to become a certified veterinarian technician. I have two Siberian Huskies named Loki and Sif, and a cat named Spot! They keep me plenty busy! I have enjoyed meeting all of your pets and look forward to seeing them in the future! "
"Hey everyone! My name is Stewart and my journey with Wellspring started year ago. I've always had a love for animals but honestly never saw myself working as a Veterinarian assistant! I first started working at Wellspring over the summer between college and now I'm here full time while also completing my Master of Science in Psychology with a concentration in child and adolescent development. My goal is to one day be a child and family therapist but until then I'll be here to help look after your fur babies! I can't wait to meet you and your precious animals!"
"Hi! My name is Cindy! I started working at Wellspring this summer in the kennel. I'm a retired operating room nurse and wanted to work around animals and thankfully there was a part time kennel position available. I've worked in the animal field before nursing and some during my nursing career. I have a degree in animal and dairy science along with my nursing degree which I'm happy to be utilizing my animal degree. Being with the dogs and cats brighten day. I'm thankful to be apart of the Wellspring team."
"Hello! I am Grace. I am a senior at Eastside High School. I spend a lot of time taking care of my four cats and just horsing around at horse shows! I am enjoying taking care of your fur pets whether I am assisting with the doctors or playing with them outside while they board with us. I look forward to meeting your fur babies when the come in to visit! "
"Hi! My name is Josie. I started at Wellspring in November of 2021. I graduated from Heritage High School in 19'. While in high school, I participated in the veterinary pathway at our counties career academy. I now attend Georgia State to pursue film and journalism. I have always loved pets. I have two dogs and a cat at home, and while I was in high school living with my grandma, we had 3 dogs, 3 cats, and 5 horses. So I have been around animals a long time. I am very lucky to have found a job with such kind workers and a friendly environment. I look forward to taking great care of your pets!"
"Hey my name is Sara! I started here in July as a kennel technician. I am currently attending Alcovy High School and the Newton College and Career Academy where I am pursuing Veterinary Science, Nursery Landscaping, and Engineering pathways. I will be graduating in 2024, and then my plan is to attend ABAC and then UGA for Veterinary medicine. One of my main hobbies is working on my personal design business and leading as president of Alcovy's FFA chapter. I love to travel and I recently traveled to Italy this past summer. I am looking forward to heading to Scotland next summer. I can't wait to take care of your pets and playing with them while you are away! "