Meet the West Gate Veterinary Hospital Doctors

Brett Brooks, DVM

Dr. Brooks originally hails from Blakely, Georgia. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Columbus State University. In 2009, she obtained her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Auburn University. She started her career as a mixed animal veterinarian in Blakely, Georgia then moved to Clarksville, Tennessee for 3 years to work in a multi-clinic companion animal practice. Dr. Brooks joined the staff of West Gate Veterinary Hospital in May of 2016. Her main areas of interest include soft tissue surgery, emergency care, and geriatric medicine. She is a member of the AVMA, AL VMA and is the current president of the SEALVMA. She has a crazy happy labrador retriever mix named Dixie, who has a cat named Moxie. Outside of the office she enjoys being outdoors, playing ultimate Frisbee, upcycling pallet wood, and hosting her friends/family.

Caroline Barnes, DVM

Dr. Caroline Barnes was raised here in Enterprise, Alabama. After graduating from Enterprise High School in 2007, she began her college education at Enterprise State Community College, where she received her Associate’s Degree in Animal & Dairy Science. She then transferred to Auburn University, where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science. In May 2017, Dr. Brown graduated from Tuskegee University College of Veterinary Medicine. Her interests in veterinary medicine include dentistry, dermatology, and preventative health care. She is the proud owner of 4 dogs-Gia (Doberman), Slade (Great Dane), Aiden (Pointer mix), and Capo (Pitbull); 1 cat-Sammy (Siamese/Himalayan mix); 2 ferrets-Piper & Paisley; 2 horses- Maverick (Quarter Horse) & Pocahontas (Paint); and 12 chickens (all named after famous Country music singers.