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Welcome to Barrow Veterinary Hospital,
your veterinarian in Winder.
Call us today at 770-867-6134 !

 Dr. Sabine Capeheart and the staff at Barrow Veterinary Hospital are committed to your pet's health and well being. 

Barrow Veterinary Hospital has provided Winder compassionate veterinary care and pet services for over 30 years, making us the animal clinic of choice for pet owners in and around the Winder community. Read our petsimonials and pet memorial page to meet some of our beloved animal friends. We also hope you will enjoy a fun look at what goes on 'BEHIND THE SCENES'.

Barrow Veterinary Hospital is a full-service animal hospital whose mission is to provide the highest standard of veterinary care for pets. We genuinely care about your pets and all animals! Our staff is passionate about veterinary medicine and are extremely well trained. We strive to provide professional, affordable, and advanced veterinary services. At Barrow Veterinary Hospital, you will walk into a calm, welcoming, and friendly environment every visit, so that the experience is as comfortable as possible for you and your pet.

photo___Copy.JPGBarrow Veterinary Hospital offers the Winder community wellness visits, surgical, and dental services. We also have an in-house pharmacy, as well as an online pharmacy (see link on this page) where you can order preventives, food, and medicine and have it delivered directly to your home!  Click on the "email us" link below to ask us a question or to submit feedback. For directions to our office see our contact us page. To receive free monthly veterinary care articles, please subscribe to our newsletter.

Remember, at Barrow Veterinary Hospital, your pets are our family! 

We appreciate your taking the time to get to know us better and hope you will visit us again frequently for important updates and some fun along the way...

Dr. Sabine Capeheart
 Barrow Veterinary Hospital | 770-867-6134

44 N Center St
Winder, GA 30680-2512

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Meet Our Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    James M. Powers

    I have worked in Winder as a veterinarian for over 30 years. I am a native of Walton County and grew up on a large farm. I attended Auburn University and graduated in 1967 with an animal science degree. I then worked the family farm for 7 years until I decided to go back to school. I graduated from the University of Georgia Veterinary School in 1979 and opened the practice in Winder in July of 1979. For many years I attended large and small animals, but now I am exclusively small animals.

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  • Dr.
    Sabine Capeheart

    A native of Germany, I moved to the United States in 1994, following my husband Shane who is from Georgia (those Georgia boys will sweep you off your feet!).  Veterinary medicine is my second career and I feel that it is my calling. 

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  • Anita Allbritten
    Office Manager / Registered Veterinary Technician

    I have worked for Dr. Powers for over 30 years. I was born in Winder, GA. and I started working for Dr. Powers in high school and continued to work for him while I attended the University of Georgia and graduated in 1987 with BS in Environmental Health. After college I started to work for Dr. Powers full time and in 2007 I took the State Boards and received my Veterinary Technician License.

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  • Marissa Day
    Veterinary Assistant

    I started working for Dr Powers in February of 2013. Barrow Vet has become my family, and home away from home. I love getting to help others give the best care to their pets everyday. I'm married to my best friend and together we share three daughters. They are the light of my life. We have two fur babies at home as well, Snoopy (Senior beagle mix), and Lexi AKA Lulu (Boxer mix). As for me and family we yell GO DAWGS on Saturdays in the fall. In my free time I enjoy spending time with my family, beaching and watching the Dawgs play!

  • Tracy Wild
    Veterinarian Assistant / Kennel Assistant

    Bio Coming Soon.....

  • Meagan Kesterson
    Veterinary Assistant

    Hey, My name is Meagan Kesterson! I'm from Morgan County, Madison Georgia. I grew up involved with FFA & 4-H. I showed dairy heifers and market lambs. This year I celebrated my 6th wedding anniversary. I have two children, Wilson 4years and Oakleigh  18months. I have two dogs. Diamond is a schnauzer and Maddie is a pitbull. I love working with animals and cant wait to see everyone around the office!

  • Tayler Forrester

    I just started working here at Barrow Veterinary Hospital. Everyone here is like one, big family. I have two dogs, Rose (lab/shepherd mix) and Rocky (beagle mix). I also have a 4 week old kitten named Oreo. I'm from Auburn, GA. My husband and I have been married for almost 2 years now. In my free time I enjoy hiking with my dogs and photography. 


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