Veterinarians

Dr. Gaines White, DVM

Dr. Gaines White, DVM

Owner

Dr. White, who was raised in Kingsport, Tennessee, has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 20 years. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Wake Forest University in 1986. In 1990 he graduated from the University of Tennessee with his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine. He moved to Conyers and become an associate at Conyers Animal Hospital in 1991. in 1996 he became a partner and then sole owner in 2010. Dr. White recently purchased Social Circle Veterinary Hospital and is looking forward to getting to know the clients and their families as he has at Conyers Animal Hospital.

Dr. White is married to Kay Cook the owner of Body Tech Fitness center. Dr. White has two wonderful children Erin and Colin, along with his step children Timothy and Lauren.

Dr. White is a member of the Georgia Veterinary Medical Association and the American Veterinary Medical Association. He is a resident of Conyers and has been involved in a variety of organizations to help he community including the United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta, Conyers Rotary Club, Prevent Child Abuse Rockdale, Walk of Hero’s Veterans Memorial Park, Leadership Rockdale, Conyers/ Rockdale Chamber of Commerce, Hands Across Rockdale and the Rockdale Hospital Foundation. He is currently an active chapter member of Ducks Unlimited. He was named a 5-Star Veterinarian by clients and peers in Atlanta Magazine, November 2010.

His interest include travel, deep sea fishing, upland game hunting, snow and water skiing and fitness.

Dr. Georgia Vella, DVM

Dr. Georgia Vella, DVM

Associate Veterinarian

After receiving her undergraduate degree in Microbiology form the University of Georgia, Dr. Vella earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine 1993 for the University of Georgia. She joined the Conyers Animal Hospital team in 2007. Dr. Vella maintains a strong interest in the family medicine aspects of veterinary medicine. She is a member of the Georgia Veterinary Medical Association and the American Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. Vella lives in Monroe, Georgia and has two sons, Casey and Cody. Dr. Vella shares her home with a menagerie of furred and feathered friends, that include horses, dogs, cats and parrots. In her free time she enjoys fishing, cooking and working out.

Our Staff

Destiny Odgen

Destiny Odgen

Customer Care Representative

Destiny is a native Georgian and began her career in the veterinary profession in 2006, joining the Conyers Animal Hospital team in 2012. She is on the fore front of our customer service team but also manages our wellness plans, inventory posting and account coding. Her knowledge, versatility, and attention to detail has been beneficial in Destiny’s many roles in the hospital.

Destiny loves the outdoors, hunting, fishing, cooking and reading. She loves spending time with her husband and two children. Destiny has two Yorkshire Terriers, Elle and Calvin and a new Catahoula puppy, Yeti. Destiny’s fur family often accompany her to work and our clients delight in visiting with them.