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The Veterinary Team at Westside Animal Hospital

Dr. Lisa Walker

Lisa Walker, DVM

Born and raised in Rome, Georgia, Dr. Lisa Walker and her family still live on the family farm, shared with lots of horses, cats, dogs, and any other species of animal that might come along.

Dr. Walker has always been all about animals of all kinds, and at the age of 12 decided she would become a veterinarian. She feels very blessed to be able to work daily in a profession she loves.

Attending Berry College as an undergraduate, Dr. Walker received her DVM degree from Auburn University in 1996. While in veterinary school, she worked for Animal Medical Center during summer breaks. In 2001, Dr. Walker became an associate veterinarian at Westside Animal Hospital and an owner of the practice in 2003.

Married to Clay, a corporal with the Rome Fire Department, they have two children: Josey Lynn and Elijah.

Westside Animal Hospital, Staff


Candis, Veterinary Technician

Candis has returned to the world of veterinary medicine to work with the Cartersville Bartow Veterinary Group. She previously worked for Animal Medical Center for 9 years as a Veterinary Assistant and a Licensed Veterinary Technician and is now back to share her knowledge and love of animals with both Westside Animal Hospital and Animal Medical Center.

Candis has lived in the Calhoun community for most of her life She is the mother of two beautiful, strong willed daughters, LeAnn and Rebecca as well as her furry babies, Heaven, a healer mix and Monkey, a bobtail calico.


Sarah, Vet Assistant/Receptionist

Sarah’s love of animals brought her to Westside Animal Hospital in 2008. Sarah works as an assistant and at the front desk as a receptionist when needed. Sarah has four cats, Sassy, Von Lickdenstein, Tiger, and her most recent rescue, Natasha. She is married to Kevin and is the mother of Blane and Sierra.


Stephanie, Receptionist

Stephanie joined the staff at Westside Animal Hospital and has assumed the duties as receptionist. She is always working hard at being an advocate for you and your pets. She is the mother of Gradyn and a furry beagle mix, Margret.