Meet Our Team

Sandy Loya
Practice ManagerSandy

Sandy has been with us for 13 years, She was born and raised in California and met her husband at Pasadena High School. They have raised two beautiful daughters, and have four amazing grandsons. Sandy comes from a background of banking, insurance and extensive customer service. Her family moved to Blairsville 17 years ago and she says she would never move back to the "big cities". She has one dog named Musa, a cat named Percy and a horse named Penny.

David Bell RVT

Sr. Licensed Vet

David was born in Miami Florida in 1956. He attended Elementary and Middle School in Miami. He moved to Blairsville in 1972 and graduated from Union County High School in 1975. After graduating High School he worked various jobs in construction, When work slowed down he moved back to Miami in 1982 and found a job in an animal hospital. He fell in love working with animals. He worked in that same hospital for 20 years. In 2001 he moved back to Blairsville and started working at Union Co0unty Pet Hospital. In 2004 David took the State Boards to become a Licensed Tech. His hobbies include carpentry, fishing and playing with his three dogs...Summer, Annie and Kiwi.

Taylor Wallis

Veterinary AssistantTaylor

Bio coming soon!

Kim Irwinsky


Kim joined our team in 2018. She's been married to her husband Adam for 27 years and together they have two children, two dogs and two cats. Kim and her husband moved to Blairsville two years ago from Texas after her husband accepted a job. Although she missed Texas, she quickly fell in love with the beautiful Georgia mountains. Kim loves bragging on her two children, and she absolutely loves her job. She loves making a difference helping clients and their pets.

Brandy Bourbeau


Brandy is originally from Valdese, North Carolina and joined our team in April of 2019. She moved to Blairsville in January of 2019 from Hendersonville, NC.She loves spending time with her family which includes her husband Paul, their two children and their chihuahua Daisey. Besides loving on all the fur babies that come into the office, she loves to travel and bowl.  .



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Read What Our Clients Say

  • "The caring staff and doctors at Union County Pet Hospital have always been top of the line. We have used UCPH for over 20 years - from 22 yr old French charteaux cat, iguana, found kittens, our 10 yr old Pom and 15 yr old yellow tabby. Thank yall for all the care through the years."
    Charlotte R.
  • "We are visiting from Florida and took our cat in for his nails to be clipped. A very nice experience. Debra the technician was wonderful with our fur baby. Will definitely be using them again. The Vet came in to greet the cat too which was very impressive. Great place to take your pets!"
    Gail K.