Dr. Robert Allen

Practice Owner & Veterinariandrrallen@happypetsbahamas.com

Dr. Robert Allen grew up in the mountains of Mandeville Jamaica where the love for animals began at a tender age. On completing his primary and secondary education he attended the College of Agriculture in Jamaica, obtaining an associate degree, he transferred to Tuskegee University in Alabama.

He was accepted into Veterinary school 2 years early before finishing his bachelor’s degree. During his studies at Tuskegee University he worked in the department of large animal medicine and surgery. He was awarded the ALCAN Jamaican limited scholarship in veterinarian medicine.

On completion of his veterinarian degree he was offered one of the coveted internship position which he accepted and received the Jodi Blackwell award for excellence in medicine and surgery. As a young veterinarian in the Bahamas he gave back to the community by doing pro bono work for the wild horses of Abaco and was involved in many spay and neuter programs.

Dr. Allen spent the last 10 years as an associate veterinarian in practices in both New York and Florida where he fine tuned his surgical skills. It has always been his dream to operate a veterinary hospital to catering to all the needs of all species of animals.

He strongly believes that education is the best way to create a healthy animal population. Where a healthy pet is a happy pet.

Dr. Jeremiah Garcia

Associate Veterinariandrjgarcia@happypetsbahamas.com

Dr. Jeremiah Garcia graduated from a high school embedded in the valley of Maracas, surrounded by both farm and wild animals. He then pursued and completed his education at the University of the West Indies, School of Veterinary Medicine in 2014.

Dr. Garcia enjoys small and large animal medicine and surgery, and takes every opportunity presented to treat wild life. He is currently a full-time veterinarian in New Providence, Bahamas where he lives, but also does charity work in the surrounding family of islands.

In his free time he enjoys being outdoors with his dogs and spending time with his friends. Jeremiah has been at the hospital since March 2015.

Enjoys all the unique people he meets and works with at the hospital.

Tamica G. Rolle

Practice Managertamica@happypetsbahamas.com

Tamica Georgina Rolle is the office manager at Happy Pets Animal Hospital. She is trained and certified by the Florida Institute of Animal Arts in Orlando as a Veterinarian assistant. She completed a one year course and graduated at the top of her class.

Tamica has always had a love and passion for animals. At the age of 13 she started volunteering at Central Animal Hospital in Nassau, Bahamas for 4 years. Being interested in a new experiences, she decided to move to Abaco in the Northern Bahamas where she worked at Disney Castaway Cay as a Sting Ray facilitator. After relocating to Nassau she worked at Palmdale Vet Clinic for 4 years as the head surgery nurse.

Tamica also has a passion for Junkanoo and when she is not spending her spare time helping with animal projects she enjoys making and designing costumes.

Dana Cartwright

Administrative Assistant & Veterinarian Technician

Dana Cartwright is a 28 year old Veterinary Technician here at Happy Pets. Her love for animals has stemmed back from as far back as she can remember and she could not see herself working anywhere else but with her beloved four legged friends.

Dana is a graduate of Temple Christian High School where she participated in the Governor General Youth Award Scheme and the Technical Cadet Corp Programme.

As per her deep desire for higher education, Dana has pursued certifications in Accounting 1, 2 & 3 through The College of the Bahamas Continuing Education. Also she is a Certified Phlebotomist under American Medical Technologist and she completed her Diploma through Penn Foster College, as a Veterinary Assistant.

Dana has a passion for animals that is clearly seen in her interactions with them, either at work, home or just about anywhere. She takes pleasure in ensuring that all animals she comes in contact with are adequately taken care of and will pursue all measures to protect them.

Dana has seven dogs that she cares for at home: Briland, Bob, Mispah, Diva, Lil Man, Tucker and Princess; oh and let’s not forget her cat; Lily.

Jamesly Pierre

Kennel/Veterinary Assistant

Jamesly Pierre has been with the Happy Pets team since July 2017. His love for animals blossomed from an early age. He would find himself taking in and also taking care of stray and defenseless animals throughout his adolescent years. His profound desire in animals led him towards gaining vast amounts of knowledge in the veterinary field. Jamesly began volunteering at hospitals and shelters such as, “The central animal hospital” mentored by Dr. Basil Sands as well as, “The Bahamas Humane Society”.

Mr. Pierre enjoys the fast paced environment, the variety of life changing tasks encountered throughout a typical work day, and the constant opportunities presented daily to enhance his knowledge about animal care. As a result of many conversations with him he is a firm believer in the fact that there is nothing more satisfying than the satisfaction of a happy pet and their owner. Jamesly is the proud owner of a wonderful dog who has taught him so much about love but most importantly that Those who teach the most about humanity aren’t always human”.