Hiram Animal Hospital

Meet Our Team

At Hiram Animal Hospital, you will find a team of veterinary professionals dedicated to the wellbeing of each pet we serve. Our team of doctors and staff are rich in compassion with years of collective experience in keeping pets healthy.

David Carpenter

DVM & Co-Owner

Dr. David Carpenter, DVM, graduated from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine in 1995. Dr. Carpenter is dedicated to his clients and their pets, which is why he enjoys sharing client education and responsible pet ownership. He finds fulfillment in the genuine appreciation of his clients for the hard work of the doctors and staff at Hiram Animal Hospital. Dr. Carpenter loves all breeds, but has a special place in his heart for black Labradors. A true animal lover, he has two rescued Labrador mixes, 7 rescued cats, and two pet birds at home. In his spare time, Dr. Carpenter enjoys the great outdoors, skiing, and being with his family.

Wendy Meeker


Dr. Wendy Meeker earned her DVM from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine in 1995. She earned her undergraduate degree from Purdue University. Dr. Meeker has practiced high-quality veterinary medicine for the last 21 years, and has enjoyed her time caring for the pets at Hiram Animal Hospital for the last sixteen years.

Jennifer Casey


Dr. Jennifer Casey was born in Manhattan, NY, and raised in Cape Cod, Massachusetts. She earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at North Carolina State University in 1999, after obtaining her degree in Animal Science from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Dr. Casey has over 23 years of veterinary experience and ownership to include time with a cat clinic as well as a mobile veterinary service in North Carolina.

Dr. Casey has a soft spot for senior pets and special needs patients, with a special interest in cats. She lives with, and for her pets, including; four Frenchies, two old English bulldogs, one pug, cats, cockatiels, and parakeets. Dr. Casey enjoys all things music and spends her free time attending concerts and experiencing new foods with her soul mate!

Lars Cook


Dr. Lars Cook earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Saint George's University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2016 after obtaining his degree in Animal Science from the University of Georgia. Dr. Cook also served a year of clinical study at the University of Missouri. His veterinary-care interests include orthopedics, preventative care, and a passion to educate clients about their pets’ health.

Dr. Cook grew up in Cobb County and currently resides in Cartersville with his wife and daughter. He has a golden retriever, a bulldog mix, and a pair of black cats helping contribute to a happily chaotic home life. He enjoys traveling, cooking, and playing board games with his family.

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Located between Bill Carruth Parkway and Jimmy Lee Smith Parkway on Hiram Douglasville Highway (GA-92).

Phone: 770-439-1117

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