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About US


Thank you for considering Brookwood Animal Clinic and Laser Surgery Center!  We are  a full service veterinary facility and our mission is to contribute to your happiness and well-being by helping to maintain the health of your pets.  Because let's face it, when your pet feels better so do you!


We are located in Jackson, GA and service other surrounding areas including Locust Grove, McDonough, Fayetteville, Atlanta, Covington, Conyers and Macon.  We proudly feature state-of-the-art equipment and technology and our highly trained staff provides top-notch care for your fur babies.

Here at Brookwood, we offer a wide variety of services, from routine exams and 3-year vaccinations to orthopedic and laser surgical procedures. Click here for more information on our services.

We would love to have you and your fur baby become a part of our Brookwood Family. We guarantee you to be highly satisfied with our personalized quality care. Please give us a call, or come by for a tour of our facility!

Dr. Gwyn Mathis


Dr. Gwyn Mathis attended the University of Georgia for both her undergraduate and graduate work receiving a doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 1987. She has special interests in radiology, specifically ultrasound procedures, and ocular surgeries.  She values honest and effective communication with our clients about their pets.

Dr. Gwyn's outside interests include hiking, crochet, knitting, yoga, and reading. Born and raised in Georgia, Dr. Gwyn married Dr. Greg in 1985. They have two daughters, Rachel and Georgia.  She particularly enjoys spending time with her grandchildren, family, and pets.


Dr. Greg Mathis

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Dr. Greg Mathis is a graduate of the University of Georgia Veterinary School. His special interests include chronic ear disease and allergy management, dermatology, specialized surgeries such as orthopedics, soft palate resections, and ZEPP procedures.  Dr. Mathis values communication with pet parents and has a passion for educating clients with complicated medical cases.

Outside the clinic Dr. Mathis’ interests include reading, caving, hiking, tarpology and repelling.  

Dr. Kelly Pierson

Dr. Kelly Pierson joined us in December 2018 as our associate veterinarian.  She graduated from University of Georgia in 2009 and has been practicing in the south metro ever since.  She completed her internship in Charlotte, North Carolina after graduation.  Dr. Pierson’s special interests include dermatology, behavior and pain management.  She values keeping an open line of communication between herself and pet owners.

Dr. Pierson’s outside interests include watching Georgia football and chasing her 2-legged babies around.  She also played collegiate soccer in undergraduate for Northwestern State University and Wesleyan College.


Rachel McNeal

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Rachel McNeal is no newcomer to the world of Veterinary medicine. She has been helping out the practice since she was a small girl. She has a great passion for animals and healthcare.

Rachel works in the customer service side of our practice as our practice manager. Rachel's outside interests include art and spending time with her husband, children and pets.

Tonya Pilkenton


Tonya Pilkenton joined our practice in February 2016 as our kennel manager. She has a passion for caring for all of our kennel guests and makes their care and comfort her top priority.

When she's not working hard at the clinic she's at home playing piano, bass guitar, and enjoying the lake.

Kay Hood


Kay Hood joined our practice in March 2016 as our customer care representative. She has a passion for serving our clients and making their day better.

When she's not working at the clinic she's either enjoying a concert or outdoors.

Krystal Laffond

Haley Hosey


Haley Hosey started with Brookwood Animal Clinic in February 2020 as a Veterinary Assistant.  She has been working in the veterinary field for 6 years and has a passion for caring for others pets.​

Haley has 3 dogs and 1 cat.  When she's not working at the clinic she enjoys spending time with her pets and being outdoors. 

Casey Jones


Casey Jones joined our team in September 2020 as a student intern from Locust Grove High School. She is part of the Work-Based Learning program and works with us part-time throughout the year. She aspires to become a veterinarian and plans to attend UGA after her senior year. She enjoys loving on all the little furbabies and using any opportunity to further her education in the veterinary field. When she’s not at work she is hanging out with friends, swimming or golfing.

Amber Brown


Amber Brown joined our team in March 2021 as a veterinary assistant. She is a 13 year veteran of the veterinary field beginning her career in 2008. She has a passion for wound care and maintaining patient comfort. When she’s not here at the clinic she is at home with her child and husband, hanging out with family, and spending time with her dogs and horse.

Effran Skands


Effran Skands joined our team in November 2021. He's worked with many different animals, including lions, tigers, and bears! With a passion for animal care, Effran is currently pursuing a veterinarian technician degree. His aim is to one day be a veterinarian that rehabilitates and cares for wildlife or exotic animals.


When he's not working, he's at home teaching his dogs agility, cross stitching, or just enjoying time with his family.



Longer Stronger Lives
For Pets And 
Their People.

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