about our veterinary practice Smyrna, GA
ARKLE Veterinary Care is proud to serve Smyrna, GA and surrounding areas. We are dedicated to providing the highest level of veterinary medicine along with friendly, compassionate service.

We believe in treating every patient as if they were our own pet, and giving them the same loving attention and care. We are a group of highly trained, experienced animal lovers who are devoted to giving our patients the best care possible.

If you have any questions about how we can care for your pet, please don't hesitate to call us at (770) 435-6700. Thank you!

Dr. Roxanne Pettit "Dr. Rox"

Dr. Roxanne Pettit (Dr. Rox) is a native of Smyrna, Ga. As a child, Dr. Rox always wanted to “fix” injured wildlife and pets. This desire to fix animals led her to earn her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Georgia in 1983. Dr. Rox worked as a mobile veterinarian until 2001 when she decided that Arkle needed a permanent home. Over the past 40 years, Dr. Rox continues to help her patients feel better. When not helping her patients, Dr. Rox enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 cats. When her cats aren’t demanding her attention, Dr. Rox enjoys bowling, traveling, playing piano and just living life.

Dr. Jaclyn Wotasek "Dr. Jac"

Dr. Jaclyn Wotasek (Dr. Jac) is a native of Atlanta, Ga. She was awarded her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Georgia in 2018. Her desire to be a voice and advocate for animals who can not speak for themselves is why she pursued a career in veterinary medicine. She joined the Arkle family in 2019, where she continues to advocate for her patients. One day she hopes to travel to several countries around the world. In the meantime, she enjoys reading, movies, Netflix binge watching, spending time with her family and fur-babies (Jango, Toby and Mango).

Rebecca, Practice Manager

Rebecca has worked in the veterinary field since 2007. She enjoys being able to make a difference in the workplace so that her co-workers can focus on providing the best care possible to pets. One day, she hopes to be able to travel back to Spain. When not at work, Rebecca enjoys spending time at home with her family, dog Shelby and cat Cali.

Chelsea, Lead Veterinary Assistant

Chelsea has worked in the veterinary field since 2014. Her eventual goal is to become a veterinarian. She is currently working on her undergrad degree. When not studying or working, Chelsea enjoys spending time with her family, friends and her dogs Copper, Georgia and Shep.

Marissa, Veterinary Assistant

Marissa has worked in the veterinary field since 2015. Her passion is being able to help pet owners take the best care of their pets. Besides cats and dogs, Marissa has an interest in exotic animals. One day she hopes to travel to Australia and hold a Koala. When she is not working, Marissa enjoys going to concerts and spending time with her snake.

Abe, Veterinary Assistant

Abe has worked in the veterinary field since 1995. Abe enjoys the science in veterinary medicine along with playing with the dogs and cats. Besides his work in veterinary medicine, he is a designer of leather accessories such as wallets. When not at work, Abe enjoys hanging out with his friends and family watching movies or tv especially sci-fi shows.

Grace, Hospital Assistant

Grace has worked in the veterinary field since 2014. She loves to learn new things about animal care and medicine. Grace has been deemed our “cat whisper” because of how well cats respond to her. They just hold a special place in her heart. When she isn’t at work, Grace enjoys spending time at home doing things from painting to learning the Ukulele with her dogs Ruby and cat Yang.

Sebriena, Kennel Assistant

Sebriena is new to the veterinary field. She enjoys making a difference in pets lives and seeing how well they do. She is currently pursuing her undergrad degree in biology. One day, Sebriena hopes to be able to travel to beaches around the world. When not at work, Sebriena enjoys hiking and hanging out with her friends.

Jenniffer, Lead Customer Service Rep

Jenniffer has worked in the veterinary field since 2013. She is currently pursuing her undergrad degree in criminology. Jenniffer enjoys helping owners with their pet’s healthcare. One day, she plans to travel to Japan and Puerto Rico. When not at work, Jenniffer enjoys spending time with her family and dog Blanco.

Jen, Customer Service Rep

Jen is new to the veterinary field. Her desire to help animals in any way she could lead her to the field. She enjoys meeting all the pets that come to the clinic. Her goal is to start training as a veterinary assistant. When not at work, Jen enjoys spending time with her friends, family, and dogs.