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Dr. Knox Hilliard

Knox has worked at Houston Veterinary Clinic throughout the summers during high school (Warner Robins High School class of 2006) and college and started as a full time associate veterinarian in June 2015. He graduated with a B.S. in Microbiology from the University of Georgia in 2010 and from the UGA College of Veterinary Medicine with a D.V.M. in 2014. He completed a one year rotating medicine and surgery internship after graduating in 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee prior to returning back home to the family practice. He is married to his wife, Dana, and has three children.

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Dr. James Hilliard Jr.

Dr. Hilliard opened Houston Veterinary Clinic in 1979 and has been practicing veterinary medicine for 44 years. A graduate of the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine, he is an avid fan of the University of Georgia Bulldogs, and boasts having visited every stadium in the SEC. He is married to his wife Barbara and is the father of three adult children and grandfather to four grandchildren.

About Us

what is Houston Veterinary Clinic?

We are dedicated to providing excellent care. We have served the Warner Robins area and surrounding community over 44 years.

Our facilities are modern and easily accessible with separate waiting rooms for cats and dogs and climate-controlled boarding facilities.

Houston Veterinary Clinic is a foremost family friendly practice, reflected by the two generations of veterinarians that practice here every day.



At Houston Veterinary Clinic, we are committed to delivering top-notch veterinary care for your beloved pets. Our compassionate team is always eager to assist with any questions or concerns you may have while at our clinic, and we genuinely enjoy connecting with our clients to make you and your furry companions feel at ease. From our front desk staff to our experienced veterinarians and dedicated support staff, we work in harmony to provide exceptional service at every stage of your pet's healthcare journey.

Jenna L., RVTg

Practice Manager & Lead Technician

Jenna is our practice manager and lead technician on staff. She has over 7 years of emergency and critical care experience. Her hobbies include showing quarter horses and learning to rope cows. She also obsessed with reading books and enjoys spending time outdoors. Jenna also is very active in church and wants to tell others about the love of Jesus.

Angel M.

Veterinary Assistant

Angel has been with our clinic since 2020. She is a recent high school graduate and is planning to go to college for veterinary technology in the near future. She has two dogs named Benji and Saint, one cat named Ululo and a turtle named Thunder Chicken.

Dallas C.

Veterinary Technician

Dallas recently joined our team and has been a great addition! She has over 10 years of experience and loves what she does. In her spare time, she enjoys going to the movies, gardening, reading books, spending time with her boyfriend and family.

Ashley W.

Veterinary Assistant

Ashley started in vet medicine as a receptionist in 2020. She has always had a love for animals. She is married with 3 kids. She has 2 dogs and 1 cat. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, being in the outdoors, and reading.

Emily H.


Emily has been in veterinary medicine since 2017. She is one of our talented receptionists. Emily enjoys reading, hiking, and spending time with her son, Lennon and daughter Eleanor. She has two dogs named Sassy and Milton.

Stephanie S.


Stephanie is one of our talented receptionists on staff. She has over 15 years of experience. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking with her family and dog, Finnley. She has a son named Gunner who loves animals just as much as she does.

Dana H.

Office Administrator

Dana is our Office Administrator. She works part time in reception as well as doing other things around the clinic. She graduated from Georgia Southern University with a Bachelor’s and Master's in Early Childhood Education. Dana currently teaches part time when she is not at our clinic. She enjoys talking to clients and meeting their sweet animals. Dana has two dogs that she adores. She is married to Dr. Knox and they have three children.

MaeLynn D.

Kennel Technician

MaeLynn started working at HVC in June of 2023. She is currently attending FVSU working towards her veterinary technician degree. MaeLynn plans to become a veterinarian one day. She has always had a love for animals and would do anything to help them feel good. She has a dog named Gypsie and loves her with her entire heart.

Keeleigh J.

veterinary Technician

Keeleigh has been with HVC since 2021. She knew veterinary medicine was her future after discovering a passion for animals at a young age. Keeleigh graduated from Fort Valley State University in 2024 with her degree in Veterinary Technology. She plans to continue her career here at HVC. Her hobbies include spending time with her friends, family, and her dog Blue.


Kennel Technician

Hannah started at HVC in February of 2024. She has plans to go to CGTC to follow her dreams of becoming an ultrasound technician. She has always had a love for animals. Hannah even grew up rescuing animals whenever she could. At home, she has 4 cats and 2 dogs that she cares for deeply.

Grace M.

Kennel Technician

Grace is a part time kennel technician. She joined our team in March 2023. She has always loved animals, but aspires to become a nurse one day! Her hobbies include going to college, spending time with friends, family, and her dog Bailey.

Kaitlin J.

Veterinary Assistant

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