VCA Catoosa Animal Hospital

Ringgold Veterinarians

We invite you to explore the biographies of our doctors and learn more about them. Our doctors have a wide variety of backgrounds and interests.

  • Scott Fisher

    Medical Director
    Veterinary School: Auburn University

    Dr. Fisher grew up in Huntsville, AL and received both his undergraduate and doctorate degrees from Auburn University. He graduated from the College of Veterinary Medicine in 1983. After working

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  • Sara Cooper

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of Tennessee

    Dr. Sara Cooper is originally from East Tennessee and graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine in 2003. After gaining valuable experience in a few other veterinary

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  • Barbara Jacobs

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Texas A&M University

    Dr. Barbara Jacobs is a 1994 graduate of Texas A&M University, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. She has extensive experience in small animal medicine and surgery and has

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  • Jessica James

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine

    Dr. Jessica James joined our doctor team in October 2014.  She grew up in Macon, GA.  Dr. James received a BS in Biology from Mercer University in Macon, GA and DVM from Ross University

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  • Daniel Nepp

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of Tennessee

    Dr. Nepp is originally from Chattanooga, TN and went to Ooltewah High School. He then attended UT- Chattanooga and graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine in 2004.

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  • Donna Jo Painter

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Auburn University

    Donna Jo Painter joined our veterinary team in August 2013.  She grew up in Salem, West Virginia and relocated to this area in 2001.  Dr. Painter attained a bachelor's degree in Wildlife

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  • Brad Stephens

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of Georgia

    Dr. Brad Stephens was born in Chattanooga, TN and grew up in the Rossville, GA area. He attended Ridgeland High School and is a 2005 graduate of the University of Georgia School of Veterinary Medicine.

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Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency during normal business hours, please call us immediately. If you have an emergency outside of our normal business hours, please contact a local emergency animal hospital.

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