Meet Our Team


  • Scott DeLong
    DVM

    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 with his wife and three children, and their two dogs, Hattie and Leroy.

  • Michelle Haynes
    DVM

    Dr. Michelle Haynes aspired to be a veterinarian from a very early age and spent her free time as a teenager volunteering and being mentored in a hometown veterinary practice. She obtained her B. S. degree and her D. V. M. from Auburn University, and has lived and practiced in the Northeast Georgia region since graduating from veterinary school in 2005. Dr. Haynes has served the clients and patients of CMAH on an occasional relief (fill-in) basis since 2011, and as of 2017, has joined the hospital team in a regular capacity. Dr. Haynes and her husband, Glen, have three children, ages 7, 5 and 2. Outside the office, she is a self-avowed crazy cat lady and 'mom' to 3 of her own felines, Emma, Dandelion and Penelope. In her leisure time, Dr. Haynes enjoys hiking the beautiful North Georgian mountains, readying on various historical topics, and cheering on her Auburn Tigers.

  • Bengie Caraballo
    Practice Manager

    Bengie is our Practice Manager. He has been working in the vertetinary field for the last 14 years. On his spare time he enjoys cooking, traveling and recording music. He is really involved at his church as one of the worship leaders on Sunday and Friday services. Bengie strives to provide to best customer service and his goal is to make sure that every client's expectations are met. He currently lives in Gainesville and has a dog named Kixx. 

  • Taylor
    Veterinary Assistant

    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!

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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Chestnut Mountain Animal Hospital

Monday:

8:30 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:30 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:30 am-12:00 pm

Thursday:

8:30 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

8:30 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

9:00 am-12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Testimonial

  • "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