Hahira Veterinary Clinic

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600 Ga Hwy 122 W
Hahira, GA 31632

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(229) 794-0040


Email: office@hahiravet.com

  • Hours:
  • Mon-Fri: 8:00AM-5:30PM
  • For after hours emergency
  • care call 229-794-0040

Hahira Veterinary Clinic is a full-service veterinary medical facility, located in Hahira, GA. The professional and courteous staff at Hahira Veterinary Clinic seeks to provide the best possible medical care, surgical care and dental care for their highly-valued patients. We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care and health-related educational opportunities for our clients. Hahira Veterinary Clinic strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to Hahira, GA and surrounding areas. Please take a moment to contact us today, to learn more about our veterinary practice and to find out more information about how Hahira Veterinary Clinic can serve the needs of you and your pet.

Hahira Veterinary Clinic Services

  • Bathing
  • Blood Transfusions
  • Boarding
  • Dental Care
  • Emergency and Critical Care
  • Fully Stocked Pharmacy
  • Hospice and Euthanasia Services
  • Microchipping
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pain Management
  • Radiology (X-Rays)
  • Surgery
  • Vaccinations
  • Wellness Exams

Hahira Veterinary Clinic Staff Profiles

Doug Ruff, DVM, Owner

Dr. Douglas Ruff is a small-animal practitioner who has been practicing veterinary medicine for 19 years.

A native of Madison Florida, Dr. Ruff says that as a young boy he always had a special interest in animals. Becoming a veterinarian allowed him to pursue what has been a lifelong interest and passion for animal care and helping people.

In 1990, Dr. Ruff entered the University of Florida where he undertook a pre-veterinary curriculum. By 1993, he earned a Bachelor'€™s of Science degree in Animal Science.

Concurrent to Dr. Ruff's senior undergraduate year, he entered the University of Florida' College of Veterinary Medicine where he graduated with a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1997. His areas of particular professional interest include internal medicine as well as soft tissue and orthopedic surgery.

After graduating, he pursued a teaching internship at Kansas State University for one year. After completing the internship he moved to Okeechobee Florida and practiced large and small animal medicine for two years. In 2000 he moved to the lake Park area and practiced for 6 years. In September 2007 he built and opened Hahira Veterinary Clinic.

Dr. Ruff and his wife Jann have four children, Ellie, Ruby, Lyla and Fisher. Beyond his veterinary duties and spending time with his family, Dr. Ruff enjoys fishing and hunting. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Georgia Veterinary Medical Association and an active member of Hahira United Methodist Church.

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Years in Practice: 19

University of Florida

Dr. Kelly Barrett

Dr. Kelly Barrett is a small animal practitioner who has been practicing veterinary medicine for the past 7 years.

Dr. Barrett is a native of Auburn, AL and is a second generation veterinarian.  Growing up in rural Alabama, she developed an interest in veterinary medicine working with her father on the family farm. A great deal of her childhood was spent being actively involved in 4-H showing cattle.

Dr. Barrett entered Auburn University in 2000 and received a Bachelor™s of Science in Animal Sciences in 2004. She then attended Auburn Universitys College of Veterinary Medicine, graduating in 2008 with a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine.

Upon graduation Dr. Barrett worked on both small and large animals in Fayetteville, TN for 2 years before returning home to Auburn, AL to practice for the past 3 years.  She has a general interest in all small practice but is particularly interested in internal medicine and wound management.

Dr. Barrett has recently moved to area with her dog (Linus) and three cats (Ajax, Squash, and Chigger). She is married to Valdosta native and Veterinarian, Dr. Jay Barrett. Dr. Barrett enjoys spending time with her family and watching Auburn football.


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Years in Practice: 7

Auburn University

Brandi Wadsworth

Brandi has been with us since we opened our doors in September of 2007. She and her husband along with their two beautiful daughters live in Hahira.  They have two dogs(Murphy & Brinks) and two cats(Moo Moo & Richard).  Brandi loves to teach preschool choir and sunday school at Northside Baptist Church and coaching her daughters softball and soccer team.  She also likes scrapbooking and doing anything outdoors in her spare time.
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Years in Practice: 9