The Pet Hospital Team

Dr. Elizabeth Hamblin


Dr. Hamblin is a newlywed and recently relocated from Dallas, TX to Alpharetta, GA. As a new resident of Alpharetta, she is always looking for fun things to do around town, whether it’s hiking & biking, listening to live music, or eating sushi.

Blake Stringer

Surgical Technician

Blake is a Cherokee County native and has lived here most of his life. Blake started in the animal care industry as a teen, and continued to work as a technician and surgical assistant through his college years.

Julie Shirley


Julie was born and raised in Canton and got started in the animal care field in a veterinary clinic there, where she worked for seven years. When she first came to the Pet Hotel, Julie started in the kennel and moved to reception before becoming the General Manager in 2013.