JIM LOVELL – Veterinarian
Dr. Jim Lovell is a 2005 graduate of the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. He opened Eastside Animal Hospital September 2010 to provide a comfortable stress free environment for not only pets, but for their owners as well. Dr. Lovell will work hard to meet all your and your pet’s needs and concerns in a very friendly and compassionate manner. He enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine including wellness care, surgery, dermatology, oncology, ophthalmology and behavioral consultation. During his spare time, he enjoys being with his wife, Erica, and his 2 beautiful daughters, Ava and Aubrey. He has 5 dogs, Brody, Luna, Trixie, Saban, and Loki. Two cats; Sam and Chubby Checkers. He also enjoys tending to his horses, goats and chickens as well.
INES PINTO – Veterinarian
Dr. Ines Pinto graduated veterinary school from Evora University, Portugal in 2008. After graduation, Dr. Pinto moved to Spain and completed a yearlong internship at the University of Barcelona Veterinary School in equine internal medicine and surgery. After her internship, an opportunity came up to work with Egyptian Arabian horses. She went on a two-year adventure in the land of the great pyramids. While in Egypt, she met her husband who was serving in the military at that time. Dr. Pinto completed her American veterinarian certification in 2016. She loves working with small animals and has special interest in internal medicine, ophthalmology, and dermatology. Dr. Pinto shares her house with her husband Wade, her daughter Sara, son Mateus, stepson Gabriel, and her sweet beagle mix, Roxie. Dr. Pinto is fluent in English, Portuguese, Spanish, and some French.
KIMBERLEY MOYERS – Veterinarian
Dr. Kimberley Moyers graduated from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine in May 2020. Dr. Moyers is an Athens native, having graduated from Athens High School and obtained her Bachelor’s degree from Athens State University. She enjoys working with small animals and exotics and has special interests in wellness care, dermatology, dentistry, and surgery. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Ryan, and their furbabies. They have four pit bulls, Damien, Cash, Lily, and Luna, as well as two cats, Mayweather and Sirius. Her hobbies include hiking, fishing, and true crime documentaries/podcasts.
RACHEL – Practice Manager
Rachel joined our team the summer of 2018. She grew up on a small family farm in southern middle Tennessee and has always had a love for animals. She has a degree in animal science from the University of Tennessee at Martin. Her and her husband have a cat named Remy and 3 dogs; Murray, Scout, and Liberty. In her free time, Rachel enjoys reading, hiking, white-water rafting, and spending time with family and friends.
BROOKE – Receptionist
Brooke joined our team fall of 2014. She has worked in the veterinary care field since 2012. As a child she grew up on her parent’s far developing her passion for nurturing and caring for animals. Today her and her husband have 3 furry children of their own; Zoey, Walker, and Chewy. Brooke’s hobbies are kayaking, spending time outdoors, being with family and friends, and watching Alabama football.
MAGGIE – Veterinary Assistant
Maggie joined our team June 2012. She studied Emergency Medicine at Athens State College and is now pursuing her degree to become a Licensed Veterinary Technician. Maggie and her husband have a son, Wyatt, who keeps them on the go constantly! She also has six dogs; Gracie, Honey, Maci, Molly, Sadie, Samson, and a cat named Smokey. Along with being a busy mommy to her two and four legged kids, Maggie enjoys outdoor activities with her son, watching Alabama football.
KAT – Veterinary Assistant
Kat joined our team July 2013. She has an Associates of Science Degree and completed the Veterinary Technician program at Penn Foster. She is the proud mommy of two beautiful daughters, Layla and Madelyn. Kat and her husband moved to the area in 2011 onto a small farm out in the country. They have two horses; Buddy and Boomer, a donkey named Jasper, several chickens, two cats; Sandy and Lilo, and five dogs; Cash, Daisy, Shadow, Leroy, and Buckeye .
KIM – Veterinary Assistant
Kim joined our team in January 2017. She is originally from Northern California. Her and her husband moved to Alabama in 2009. They a have a handsome son, Jeremy. She has five dogs; Stanley, Roxy, Rimey, Kloe, and Agnes. Three cats; Spencer, Georgia, and Wally. Kim’s favorite things to do in her spare time is cooking and hanging out with her family!
CICELY – Veterinary Assistant
Cicely is a wife and a mother to three beautiful children. She loves all kinds of animals and has a few of her own. She has one German Shepherd named Rossi and three cats named Dude, Wall-E, and Jingles. She loves doing hair, going to the gym, and spending time with her family.
SUMMER – Veterinary / Kennel Assistant
Summer joined our team fall of 2015. She grew up on a farm and has always had a love for animals! She has two cats of her own, Thackery and Binx. Summer loves caring for all our boarder just as they were her own! One of her favorite parts about her job is that she gets to work and play with animals all day!
MADISON – Veterinary / Kennel Assistant
Madison joined the Eastside team in January 2020. She has always loved being around animals and working with them. She is currently enrolled at Calhoun College. She has a precious Boxer named Ghost. During her free time, she enjoys attending church events and spending time with her family and friends.
BEDA – Veterinary / Kennel Assistant
Beda is a currently in the veterinary technician program at Jefferson State Community College and has a passion for working with animals. She has a bird named Kimidori, a guinea pig named Milo, and two cats named Michi and Pebbles. In her free time, she enjoys reading, watching tv, and baking.