Edward R. Pinson

Edward R. Pinson, DVM

Graduate of the University of Georgia's College of Veterinary Medicine. His medical philosophy combines a common sense and technologically advanced approach. Dr. Pinson is thorough and will discuss all services and recommendations with the owner.

The Pinsons both frequently volunteer for classroom presentations, support work study programs, and judge science fair projects. They are active members of their church community.

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Debbie A. Pinson

Debbie A. Pinson, DVM

Graduate of the University of Georgia's College of Veterinary Medicine. North Oconee Animal Hospital is a dream realized.

Debbie has enjoyed collecting various Noah's Ark figures through the years and together they have always wanted a Noah’s Ark themed animal hospital.

Dr. Debbie does not currently practice as she is a "stay at home vet." She still is an active partner on the managerial side and is always willing to consult with Dr. Ed. She prepares treats for the clients and is known for the "best chocolate chip cookies" around.

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Kristina Lane

Kristina Lane, DVM

Associate Veterinarian

Kristina Lane grew up in Cobb County, GA and decided she wanted to be a vet in second grade. She attended college at both Georgia Southern University and University of Georgia for her undergraduate degree while working at vet clinics and a dairy farm. She graduated vet school from the University of Georgia and currently lives in Athens. She married her high school sweetheart Brian, and together they have one daughter named Kylie. She has various pets including dogs, cats, horses, chickens, ferrets, and reptiles. She enjoys cow print, camels, camping, hiking, horse-back riding, snowboarding, reading, and traveling.

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Maizy, Greeter

Maizy is the official greeter of North Oconee Animal Hospital. Originally from North Georgia Zoo, Maizy came to us in May of 2015. She spends her days sleeping and saying “hello” to everyone who comes to visit. Her favorite foods are bananas, apples, and carrots.


Cammie, Full-Time Receptionist

Cammie became a part of the NOAH family in July of 2011. Originally from Cumming, GA, she graduated from the University of Georgia in 2008 with a degree in Spanish. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, reading, cooking, and spending time outdoors. She currently lives in Statham with her husband, their son, and two rescue pit bulls, Guinness and Cali.


Emily, Full-Time Veterinary Assistant

Emily graduated from the University of Georgia in 2011 with a degree in Biological Science. She has always loved animals and enjoys getting to work with them every day. In her free time she enjoys cooking, crocheting, and spending time with her husband. They have four children—their dogs, Sam & Gypsy, and their cats, Merlin & Arthur Riggs. Emily has been a part of the NOAH family since August 2010.


Rebekah, Full-Time Veterinary Assistant

Rebekah graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology. She has been caring for animals for the past 10 years. She has previous experience working in a small animal hospital and in animal shelters. Rebekah ended up adopting one of her foster puppies, Whistler.


Callen, Full-Time Veterinary Assistant

Callen is a recent graduate of the University of Georgia. She majored in Psychology & Neuroscience with a minor in Cognitive Science. Callen is an Area Coordinator and also raises puppies for the Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind. She plans to go to graduate school for psychology in the future. In her free time, she enjoys reading and spending time with her family and friends.



Anna began working at NOAH in 2009 as a student at North Oconee High School. In 2014 she graduated from Georgia Tech with a Bachelor of Science in Biology, and is currently a vet student at the University of Georgia’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Anna will receive her DVM in 2018 and plans to practice small animal medicine. In her free time Anna enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading and baking.



Tiarra recently graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in Biological Sciences. She is currently enrolled in the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Georgia with plans to graduate in 2020. In her free time she enjoys spending time with friends and family and traveling. She has one rescue cat, Blossom.



Diana grew up alongside parents, grandparents, brother and an uncle all following the military lifestyle and careers, building travel and hard work into her blood. She lived in balmy Panama, Germany and many different states, finally settling in Georgia to start a family of her own. Even with all this traveling there has always been animals in her life. Dogs, cats, ferrets, horses and the occasional feathered friend. Her love and care for all animals, brought her to a career in grooming. Today, living in Georgia, Diana's busy home consists of her lovely daughter, two cats, as well as two Husky’s. Diana also does volunteer work with horses and dogs, along with pet fostering, and throws in sky diving for a relaxing past-time. She is certified and specialized in large and small dog grooming.