Our Staff

  • Anna Wege
    Veterinary Assistant

    Anna has worked for Dr. Kestle since 1989, after working for Dr. Witherspoon at Spendthrift Farm in Kentucky. Anna is dedicated to providing top quality care to all of our patients and we like to say she is the hardest working technician in the business. Anna enjoys archery, kayaking, hiking and reading. She also provides homes for at least three of the abandoned cats that have been left in our care.

  • Kari Howell
    Client Relations

    Kari started working at Cliftwood Animal Hospital in July of 2009. She had been thriving in the restaurant industry for many years, but realized that her true passion was working with animals. Although Kari continues to work in the restaurant industry, she is truly focused on continuing her career as a Veterinary Technician. Kari rescued both of her dogs, Lahaina and Sumo, and her next rescue will be a Great Pyrenees.

  • Candiss Markowsky

    Candiss Markowsky is originally from Decatur Georgia and starting working with Cliftwood in June of 2014. She graduated with honors with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration Management in 2011 from Strayer University and has an Associate's degree in Biology and Art from Georgia State University. She has always had a love of animals, music, science and art. She enjoys reading, being outdoors in nature, and spending time with her daughter. She has over 10+ years of experience working with animals including working at various veterinary offices and the Atlanta Humane Society. She has experience in grooming, kennel, receptionist, and assisting the veterinary technicians. Her favorite part of the job is working closely with the animals and building lasting relationships with both clients and their pets.


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Our Regular Schedule


7:30 am-5:00 pm


7:30 am-5:00 pm


7:30 am-5:00 pm


7:30 am-5:00 pm


7:30 am-5:00 pm