Dr. Hiland – Medical Director

Dr. Hiland is a 2007 graduate of St George’s University in Grenada, West Indies. She started with our practice as a veterinary assistant in 1996, working on breaks throughout her schooling and has been practicing among our four hospitals since graduation. She has three dogs, two cats, a ball python, a leopard gecko and a fish. In her free time, Dr. Hiland enjoys spending time outdoors and traveling. In addition to interests in general surgery and medicine, she is certified in animal chiropractic care.

Dr. Farrar

Dr. Farrar joined our team in May of 2018. Dr. Farrar is a Double Dawg having earned both her undergraduate degree in 2012 and a veterinary degree in 2016 from the University of Georgia. Her special interests include feline medicine, animal behavior, nutrition, and preventative care. Dr. Farrar is our Feline Friendly Practitioner and enjoys attending annual cat conferences to learn of new advances in feline medicine. At home Dr. Farrar has cats named Binx and Jarvis, and a black Labrador retriever named Zoe. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time fishing, hiking, teaching her dog new tricks, and catching up on Marvel series and action movies.

Dr. Lock

Dr. Lock is a double dawg who earned both her undergraduate and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degrees from the University of Georgia. She graduated from veterinary school in 2018 and immediately joined our team here at Trickum Ridge. Her special interests include dermatology, surgery, and exotic companion animal medicine, with pet rats being her absolute favorite. Her husband, their 2 dogs, and their young son love hiking, camping, and doing anything outdoors during their free time.