Laurie Jones, DVM – Veterinarian & Practice Owner

Dr. Jones graduated from the University Of Florida College Of Veterinary Medicine in 1994. After graduating she interned in South Florida and then worked as an associate veterinarian before founding Hilltop Animal Hospital in 2000. In her free time, Dr. Jones enjoys her many pets including horses, miniature donkeys, rabbits, cats and dogs.

Heather Jones, DVM – Associate Veterinarian


Lisa McNichols, DVM – Relief Veterinarian

Jack Gaskin, DVM, PhD – Relief Veterinarian

Brianne – Client Services

Brianne joined our team October 2017.

Hailey – Client Services

Hailey joined our team January 2019. She is majoring in biology at Santa Fe College. She brings 5 year of veterinary client service experience. Her hobbies include hiking with her lab Wren, and travel rodeo. She is a 5 time champion reiner.




Mary – Client Services

Alex – Kennel Manager

Alex rejoined our team in October 2017. She has been managing a kennel in the St. Augustine.

Justin – Kennel Technician


Adrian – Kennel Technician


Georgia – Office Manager/Lead Technician/Bookkeeper

Georgia has been a Veterinary Technician at Hilltop since 2009, and worked as a technician since 2003. Her experience includes working at UF College of Veterinary Medicine Small Animal Hospital as an Intensive Care Technician and working for an Equine Veterinarian in Ocala. She took classes in Veterinary Technology through St. Petersburg College. Georgia is currently working towards her Master degree in Accounting. Georgia enjoys spending her free time outdoors with her family and four legged friends.


Christie – Technician

Christie started working at Hilltop Animal Hospital in Feb. 2016, when she and her husband moved to the area from the south. She is a native Floridian and has been a Veterinary Technician for 36 years. Christie has bred and shown champion Boxers and English Labradors under the kennel name Fanta-C Boxers and Labradors, as well as showing and breeding Appaloosas. Proud owner of the 1974 world Reining Horse, Champion High Hand Jag. Christie enjoys kayaking, horse back riding, gardening and her small farm of 40 plus chickens, 2 boxer dogs, and 2 rescue horses.


Josh – Technician

Josh started working as a Veterinary Technician at Hilltop Animal Hospital November 2015. He graduated from Santa Fe High School with his certificate in veterinary assisting. He enjoys fishing during his free time, including his lunch breaks.







AJ – Technician