Lindsay Livingston, DVM
Dr. Livingston was born and raised in Montgomery, AL, and knew from an early age that she wished to be a veterinarian. She attended Auburn University at Montgomery and received her B.S. in Biology in 2003. She was accepted into the College of Veterinary Medicine at Auburn University in the following months and graduated in 2008.
After veterinary school, she traveled to Atlanta, GA for a residency program at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) working with public health researchers. While there she gained experience working with exotic species, in particular small mammals such as rabbits, rodents, and ferrets. Following the residency she returned to Montgomery and joined the staff of Golden Animal Hospital where she now serves as the primary veterinarian at the Atlanta Hwy office. Her interest in exotic animal medicine has continued into private practice and she sees them as patients along with cats and dogs. While she does not have any exotic pets at the moment, several have been part of her family in the past, including rabbits, finches, and a guinea pig. Currently she has four cats, all foundlings or rescues, and one dog, Lily, who frequently accompanies her to the office and loves to interact with clients who meet her.
CJ Bookeeper/Veterinary Assistant
CJ was born and raised in Montgomery, Alabama. Prior to joining the Golden Animal Hospital team in March 2012 as a veterinary assistant, CJ trained and worked as professional pet groomer. Since joining the team, CJ has been present at both locations as both a veterinary assistant and a pet groomer as needed. She received her B.S. degree in Biology in May 2015 from Auburn University at Montgomery. In March 2016, CJ accepted a job offer from the United States Department of Agriculture, but still continued to work part-time at Golden Animal Hospital. In September 2016, CJ returned full-time to Golden Animal Hospital as the bookkeeper. CJ has decided her true passion lies in veterinary medicine and she plans to apply to vet school in the near future. She currently resides in Hope Hull, Alabama with her husband, Tedi Grace (Shetland sheepdog), Niguel (Pembroke Welsh Corgi), and their six rescue cats. CJ is also an avid horsewoman and enjoys riding and showing their many Quarter Horses.
Amber Viox, Office Manager
Amber’s father was in the military so she moved around some when she was younger. She was born in Mississippi, spent 12 years in Tucson, AZ and moved to Montgomery, AL when she was a senior in high-school. After graduating from Montgomery Catholic, she attended Auburn University of Montgomery where she received her B.S. in Biology. While going to college, she worked full time at Golden Animal Hospital’s Eastchase location for five years as a veterinary assistant. Shortly after graduating she moved to Wilmington, NC with her husband and after 9 months decided to move back home. She started working at Golden Animal Hospital again and could not be happier working at such a phenomenal place and with an amazing staff. Amber has recently been named Office Manager of the Atlanta Highway location.
Veterinary medicine is Amber’s passion and she could not imagine working in any other field. She plans on attending Jefferson State’s Veterinary Technology program in the spring of 2017 so that she can become a licensed vet tech. She loves emergency medicine and rehabilitation. She has over 9 months experience working in an emergency clinic and has also received certification for class IV K-lasers. She continues to strive to advance her skills and knowledge in this field. Outside of work she loves being outdoors and doing activities such as swimming, jogging, hiking and spending time with her family. She has a 7 year old husky named Natty, a 5 year old papillon named Caleb, and a 4 year old tabby cat named Uno.
Theresa Delaney, Veterinary Assistant
Theresa is a proud staff member here at Golden Animal Hospital . Getting to do what she Loves … taking care of your Babies ! Not everybody can say they Love their job but she can, she considers it a pleasure getting to work with a Great staff and the Best Vets in Montgomery! Theresa started with Golden Animal Hospital in “2011” and has been in the animal health industry for 25 years. Her love for animals started at a very young age and she has been called “Ellie Mae” all her life by those who know her!
Her career choice allows her to care of your pets as if they were her own. She also has the pleasure of making new friends everyday with you as the owner of these fur babies here at Golden Animal Hospital. There is nothing like the joy of seeing you and your pets leave happy and healthy and knowing that she had a part of making that happen! As a pet owner herself… she knows what it takes to assure her that her babies are getting the best care and loving attention they could possibly get. As a team member here at Golden that is Theresa’s goal everyday ! Her love for pets follow her home… she has horses, dogs, and cats( too many to live in town) that are a big part of her life. She has a Daughter and is the Nannie of 3 Grandchildren who she Loves very much and take pride in knowing they also have a Big Heart also for animals! Theresa looks forward to seeing you soon!!!
Aveila Stewart, Receptionist/Veterinary Assistant
This is Avelia and she is currently a receptionist and veterinary assistant at out Atlanta Hwy location. She was born in Enterprise, AL and moved to Montgomery in 2006. She started volunteering throughout high school at local veterinary clinics and received a position to work at one when she graduated. She works full time with Golden Animal Hospital while attending Auburn University in Montgomery.
Avelia is currently working on her bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science GIS (Geographic Information Systems). However, she plans to attend Jefferson State, in the spring of 2017, to work on her certification in Veterinary Technology. Later, she plans to finish her studies at AUM to receive her bachelor’s degree.
Avelia currently owns a cat and two dogs. Her cat’s name is Diesel and he is a black Tabby mix. Her dog, Shyla, is a Chinese Shar Pei mix that’s a true “momma’s girl” and she was rescued from the Montgomery Humane Shelter. Lilly, her other dog (in the picture), is an English Pointer who is a ball of energy and loves to hunt Quail.
While Avelia isn’t working or studying, she enjoys spending time with her friends & family, traveling, outdoor activities, and spoiling her pets.
Lynita Livingston, Veterinary Assistant
Lynita has been in the veterinary field for almost a year now. She is a Certified Veterinary Assistant, and her goal is to eventually become a Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT). She’s wanted to be a Vet Tech ever since she was 5 years old. She’s had a love for animals ever since she could walk. She’s got 4 fur babies of her own, 2 dogs and 2 cats. She’s originally from California. Her husband joined the Air Force, and they currently reside here in Alabama. They are excitedly awaiting the birth of their first child.
Elizabeth Vazquez, Reception
Born and raised in Montgomery, Al … Elizabeth is fairly new to the Golden Animal Hospital family. She loves bouncing around to each position at the clinic, from receptionist to technician assistant, from technician assistant to kennel. She has two fur babies named Nikki and Wilson. This fall she is starting school to become a licensed Real Estate Agent. Outside of work Elizabeth enjoys spending time with her family and friends, and watching Auburn football! WAR EAGLE!”