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Our Mission.

Our goal at Guyton Animal Hospital is to deliver the best standard of medicine, whilst remaining kind, caring, and compassionate to you and your four-legged family member. We are a mixed-animal practice that strives to keep our services at affordable costs so financials don't prevent a pet from receiving care. 

Our Team.

We take the responsibility and privilege of caring for your animals very seriously. We have a team of talented doctors and technicians to make sure your pet receives the highest quality care in the area. Led by founder and practice owner, Dr. Rese Schmetz, our team will always strive to ensure that your pet is taken care of and that you leave satisfied with your pet's quality of care. 

Dr. Rese Schmetz holding Zoey, the GAH clinic cat

Dr. Rese Schmetz DVM

(Pronounced "Ree-See  Shh-Mets")

Founder & Practice Owner

Dr. Rese Schmetz​ was born and raised in Savannah, GA. She attended the Savannah College of Art and Design and Georgia Southern University- Armstrong before receiving her undergraduate degree. She earned her doctorate's degree from the University of Georgia's College of Veterinary Medicine. She opened the doors of Guyton Animal Hospital in 2014!


The favorite part of her job is getting to work on large animals one day and small animals the next... everyday is different in a mixed animal practice! And of course, she loves the reward of nursing a sick pet back to health and getting them home to their family.

Fun Facts about Dr. Rese

  • Her first career was in art + design!

  • Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her family and working on her farm!

  • Her favorite animal to work on is pot-bellied pigs, but she has recently become obsessed with donkeys!

Dana Sapp, technician at GAH

Dana Sapp

Office Manager + Lead Technician

Dana Sapp is our office manager and one of our lead technicians. She has been with the clinic since we opened in 2014! She has a double major in Biology and Veterinary Technology from Georgia Southern University and Penn Foster University.

Dana's favorite part of most days is working in surgery!

Fun Facts about Dana

  • Her favorite animal is a sloth.

  • She has two dogs- Tootsie Roll (Pit Bull Terrier mix) and Prissy (a Labrador Retriever Mix).

  • She just got married in February 2023!

  • She's currently completing her certification to become an ultrasound technician!

61 Central Blvd, Guyton GA 31312

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