Kalyn, Practice Administrator
Kalyn made the trip all the way up from Florida to join the SAVES family. She began her journey in the veterinary medical field when she was ateenager and has since turned her passion for animals and medicine into a career and life long adventure.
Kalyn relocated from Florida where she assisted in overseeing five Emergency Veterinary Clinics. Kalyn has a powerful adoration for veterinary medicine and business management. She finds joy in caring for animals and creating bonds among her staff, clients, and their furry family members.
Kalyn's second avocation includes everything IT. She greatly enjoys the challenges of the technology world and jumps at the opportunity to solve it's forever changing puzzles. Kalyn and her family are extremely happy to be here, and absolutely love the gorgeous Georgia seasons.
Dr. Brogdon, Director of Specialty Medicine
Dr. Dan Brogdon received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from the University of Georgia in 1978. He attended graduate school and completed an ophthalmology residency and obtained a Master’s degree in comparative ophthalmology at the University of Illinois from 1983 to 1986. He attended the Basic Eye Course at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California in 1985. Dr. Brogdon is board certified by the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists and his Master’s degree involved the study of corneal healing and epithelial growth factors.
Dr. Brogdon retired from the US Army as a Colonel where he served as the United States’ military only board certified veterinary ophthalmologist . Dr Brogdon also is board certified in the American college of veterinary preventive medicine (ACVPM). His assignments included clinical, research and command positions both in America and overseas.
Dr. Brogdon has founded and operated multiple specialty hospitals throughout Georgia and Florida.
Dr. Brogdon has authored numerous articles and is a popular speaker providing continuing education in the area of veterinary ophthalmology. He is active in organized veterinary medicine at the local, state and national level.
Christina, Office Administrator
Christina has been with SAVES since our doors opened in 2001 originally as Southern Crescent Animal Emergency Clinic. She started as a technician with 26 years’ experience in veterinary medicine, and her affection for her patients was something to be admired. Throughout her years at SAVES she has become a registered veterinary technician, and has assumed the position of Office Administrator. She enjoys wildlife rehabilitation in addition to helping our many pets. She likes to cross stitch, crochet, knit, and quilt while sitting outside watching her chickens and ducks. She is married with 2 step kids and 1 son. She has 19 cats, 5 dogs, pigeons, doves, a horse, ducks, guineas, quails and over 200 chickens. Stay tuned for updates!