Dr. Melissa Carreker ~ Owner & Lead F/T Veterinarian (Off on Thursdays)
Dr. Carreker (also known as Dr. C.), grew up here in Mableton and graduated from South Cobb High School. She became an associate veterinarian here at Leland Veterinary Clinic after graduating from the University of Georgia in 1994. In 2003, Dr Carreker purchased the clinic and also married her husband Bob. She enjoys volunteering at her church, traveling, spending time with friends and family, and is an avid UGA football fan. Dr. Carreker and Bob have 3 rescue pets: Taylor the dog and Gabby and Aly (named after the Olympic gymnasts) the cats. Dr. Carrerker enjoys meeting each and every client and their pets and treats them all like family.
Dr. Anna Greenfield ~ F/T Veterinarian (Off on Wednesdays)
Dr. Greenfield (also known as Dr. G.), graduated from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine in May 2006. She started working as an associate veterinarian at Leland Veterinary Clinic in October 2007. Dr. Greenfield currently lives in Newnan with her husband, Russell, and daughter, Zoey. Dr. G currently has two very cute, rambunctious, and very enjoyable young cats. She enjoys watching movies, reading, and cooking in her spare time. Dr. Greenfield is dedicated to providing both thorough and personalized care for pets, and has a strong interest in preventative medicine and animal behavior.
Dr. Katie Ray ~ P/T Veterinarian (Off on Mondays and Tues./Fri. afternoons)
Dr. Ray (also known as Dr. Ray, lol), like our already established and well-known doctors here at Leland, graduated from the University of Georgia with a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine. To broaden her education, Dr. Ray, also received a Bachelors in Science and Chemistry from Emory University, and completed an internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at BluePearl Veterinary Hospital. Dr. Ray is our newest associate Veterinarian to join the Leland family, and like some of our other employees, has always known her “calling” was to work with animals. All throughout high school and college, Dr. Ray worked as a Veterinary Technician and carried with her the dream of becoming a successful Veterinarian. Dr. Ray and her husband have a handsome little boy named Orion, and they currently have two dogs (Windsor & Jupiter) and 11 backyard chickens. In her spare time, Dr. Ray loves to spend every minute with her family (yes, the furry and feathered ones too) – especially, in the outdoors. Dr. Ray absolutely thrives on the variety and complexity family medicine has to offer; but most of all, she enjoys the lasting relationships she makes with the animals she cares for and the owners who love them.
Dr. Ivette Arango ~ Bilingual Relief Veterinarian
Ivette Arango, Veterinarian, graduated from the University of Georgia School of Veterinary Medicine. She has been associated with Leland Veterinary Clinic since 2002. She continues to perform relief work on occasion which is a great help to Dr. Carreker and Dr. Greenfield. She enjoys reading, walking her beautiful long-haired Whippets, Rocket and Ruby, and cooking with her fiancé. She is dedicated to caring for all animals, giving them solace, and seeing to their every need. She is also bilingual which helps our Spanish-speaking friends get the best care for their animals.