We are fully booked for boarding for Christmas & New Years!
Dr. Rob Sanfilippo is a graduate of the University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine, Class of 2004. Dr. Rob also graduated with a degree in molecular biology from UGA in 2000. He is the proud dad of 3 boys: Dylan, Reid, and Evan. When he is not busy on the truck, Dr. Rob enjoys cheering on his boys on the soccer field. Dr. Rob is married to Karen whom is an angel for raising 4 boys (Dr. Rob included!). The Sanfilippo family includes 1 dog, Kendall, 3 cats, Rain, Thunder, and Bolt, 3 pygmy goats and 4 chickens.
Dr. Andrew Pace joined Barkfield Animal Hospital in July, 2018. Dr. Pace was born and raised in Douglasville, Ga. which is also where he was working as an associate veterinarian since 2013. He graduated from UGA School of Veterinary Medicine in 2013 with a concentration in small animals. His focus of practice is in small animal medicine and surgery. He has a wife, Carly, a daughter, Lila, and son, Clark. As a family they love grilling out, playing at the park, and swimming. They also have one rescue dog: a Golden Retriever mix named Lemonade. In his spare time Dr. Pace enjoys golfing and cheering on Atlanta sport teams & UGA football.
Dr. Lisa Nilsen is a graduate of the UGA College of Veterinary Medicine, Class of 1989. She and her husband Steve (also a veterinarian, UGACVM 1989) have 2 adult children. Lindsey is a UGA graduate and is currently completing her first year in law school in Charleston, SC. Matthew, a GA Tech graduate (house divided 😄), completed his Computer Science degree with honors and will be employed as a Software Development Engineer with Microsoft in Redmond, WA this Fall. When not working, Dr. Nilsen and her husband enjoy spending time with family, reading, and traveling. Their family is completed by a rescue dog, Sophie (Papillon mix) and 3 rescue cats: Posey (14), Maverick (6), and Gina (3, paraplegic and precious).