Meet Our Team

  • Scott DeLong

    Scott DeLong graduated from the University of Georgia’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 2002. Since graduation, he has practiced medicine in Georgia, beginning at Butler Creek Animal Hospital in Kennesaw, and later with its sister clinic, Cedarcrest Animal Hospital, in Acworth. In 2010, he chose to open Chestnut Mountain Animal Hospital in Flowery Branch because he wanted to live closer to family in the nearby Gainesville and Watkinsville areas. Dr. DeLong is passionate about animals, and strives to bring the best and most compassionate veterinary care to his patients and their families.

    Dr. DeLong grew up in Watkinsville, graduating from Oconee County High School. He currently resides in Gainesville. His wife, Charlotte is a Ballet Instructor and Co-Artistic Director with the Gainesville Ballet Company.  They have three children, two dogs and one hamster.

  • Andrew Fortenberry DVM
    Associate Veterinarian

    Dr. Andrew Fortenberry is a Georgia native.  He graduated from St. George’s University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2018. His journey in veterinary medicine began in 2008 and he has worked in various facets of the field until he was ultimately accepted into veterinary school after graduation from the University of Georgia. He has special interest in surgery and diagnostic imaging.  He currently has two Labrador Retrievers. In his spare time he likes camping and hiking.

  • Tammy
    Manager/Lead Tech

    Tammy has worked in the veterinary field for more than 10 years.  She began working at Chestnut Mountain Animal Hospital in 2020.

  • Taylor
    Veterinary Technician

    Taylor has always been an animal lover. She grew up with many different types of animals, such as cats, dogs, chickens, goats, and more. She has worked at CMAH since the summer of 2015, and she really loves being part of the team. She is currently in school, working toward her Bachelor degree in History, with her goal of being a high school history teacher. Outside of work and school, she enjoys skateboarding and drawing. And she personally has many pets of her own - four cats, three dogs, six goats, chickens and three ducks!

  • Meghan
    Lead Receptionist

    Meghan is from originally from Cocoa Beach Florida.  She attended the University of North Florida, has a CNA from the American Red Cross and an MA from Keiser University.  She has been in the medical field for over a decade.  She is relatively new to the veterinary industry but says 'I love this field because animal life is the best therapy I never knew I needed; I'm proud to call CMAH my family'.  She is the proud owner of two sweet rescue kittens.  

  • Kaitlyn
    Kennel Manager/Vet Assistant

    Kaitlyn is from Flowery Branch.  She has 3 dogs.  'I love sharing bedtime stories with the pets who board with us'

  • Hope
    Vet Assistant/Receptionist

    Vet Assistant/Receptionist


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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Chestnut Mountain Animal Hospital


8:30 am-6:00 pm


8:30 am-6:00 pm


8:30 am-6:00 pm


8:30 am-6:00 pm


8:30 am-6:00 pm






  • "You are fabulous!! Thank you for our great care and we love your amazing staff! Can’t wait until our next appointment!"
    Oscar and Ernie Melissa D. - Flowery Branch, GA