Dr. Sara Slagel

Sara Slagel

Dr. Sara Slagel is a graduate from North Carolina State University, where she received her BS in Biological Sciences, her PhD in Comparative Biomedical Sciences, and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine.

She grew up in the Appalachian Mountains, and as a second generation veterinarian, has long fostered her love of animals and medicine. After graduating veterinary school, she worked at her father’s veterinary practice in Pennsylvania, but recently moved to Athens, GA, as her husband began a PhD in Nutrition at the University of Georgia. Dr. Slagel currently splits her time between research at UGA and practicing at Best Friend Veterinary Hospital; and enjoys rock climbing, running, biking, backpacking/hiking, and kayaking in her spare time. She currently has two Germans Shepherd dogs at home along with two mischievous cats.

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Braselton Office


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*We will be Closed on the following Holidays: New Years Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, and Thanksgiving.

*We will also close at 4 pm New Year's Eve and Christmas Eve.