Staff

  • Eve Tucker
    RVT, CVT Practice Manager/Head Technician

    Eve serves as Animal Health Services Practice Manager and Head Technician. She was raised in Southern Illinois and began working for Animal Health Services in 1994. She studied Animal Science and Food Chemistry at the University of Illinois where she obtained her Bachelors and Master of Science Degrees. Seeking a career change she moved to Colorado and attended the prestigious Bel-Rea School of Veterinary Technology. She enjoys spending time outdoors, horseback riding, camping, hiking, fishing, running, home improvement projects and cuddling with her five cats; Maia, Merlin, Minerva, Leonidas and Tywin.

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    Alice George
    Veterinarian

    Dr. Alice George is a native to the Atlanta area. She decided in kindergarten that she would become a Veterinarian, and has been practicing Veterinary Medicine in the Cobb County area since 1990. She received her B.S. in Biology from Guilford College in Greensboro, North Carolina. She continued her education at the University of Georgia, where she received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1984. Dr. George is a general practitioner with special interests in internal medicine, dermatology and feline medicine. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Georgia Veterinary Medical Association, and the Cobb County Veterinary Medical Association. Beyond Veterinary Medicine, Dr. George spends her time with her husband, Andrew, and her two children, Carter and Caroline. She enjoys cooking, sewing, gardening, snow skiing and camping. She has a 9 month old Golden Retriever, Jackson, who eats everything in site and gets into a lot of trouble, and a 19 year old cat, Samuel Boy Kitty.

  • Melynda Tyler
    Office Manager/Receptionist

    Melynda is Animal Health Services Office Manager and the first friendly face you will see when you come to the clinic. She worked with us in the late 90’s and returned in 2008. She was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA and moved to the Atlanta area in 1991. When not at work she enjoys reading, cooking, gardening, knitting and spending time with her daughter. She has a Chocolate Lab named Reina and 2 cats, a Maine Coon named Zavier and Alice, a wild torti.

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    Amy Joyce
    Veterinarian

    Dr. Amy Joyce joined Animal Health Services in June 2014. As a child, she has lived in southern Indiana, Omaha, Nebraska, and Aiken, South Carolina. She decided to become a veterinarian at 11 years old and never wavered from that goal. After graduating from Clemson University, she attended UGA and obtained her DVM degree in 1999. Soon after, she married her husband and now has 2 boys who enjoy Tae Kwon Do, Cub Scouts, and Legos. Dr. Joyce is an avid reader and cannot be found without her Kindle Fire close by except when she is at Tae Kwon Do, training with her boys. She lives with two cats, Leia and Laval, who use their adorableness to get away with murde…of bugs and toilet paper.

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  • Wayne Blackstone
    Hospital Administrator

    Wayne is Animal Health Services’ Hospital Administrator. He was born and raised in the Atlanta area. He graduated from Sprayberry High School in Marietta in 1975. Wayne has been involved in equine and canine training and management since the late 70s. He has been working with us in managing nutrition and animal husbandry since 1993.

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    Nicole Beasley
    Veterinarian

    Dr. K. Nicole Beasley has been a part of the Animal Health Services team since 2009. She graduated from Auburn University with a B.S. in Animal Science in 2003 and completed her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Auburn University in 2007. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Georgia Medical Veterinary Association and the Cobb County Veterinary Medical Association. When not at Animal Health Services, Dr. Beasley enjoys spending time with her husband, Bubba, and 3 children. Her family also includes 3 dogs and 4 cats ranging in age from 3 years old to over 13 years old! When not feeding, cleaning up after or trying to entertain her children and pets, she enjoys reading, swimming, hiking and attending plays.

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    Marla Blackstone
    Veterinarian

    Dr. Marla Blackstone is from central Illinois. She received a Bachelors of Arts in Philosophy/English from Southern Illinois University in 1979. She obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology/Chemistry from Kennesaw State University in 1985 and her DVM from the Veterinary College at University of Georgia in 1990. She received a J.D. from Georgia State University College of Law and was admitted to the Georgia Bar in 2004. Dr. Blackstone enjoys reading and sketching. She works with several rescue groups helping orphan pets get healthy and find homes. She enjoys riding her horse whenever and wherever possible.