Meet Our Veterinarians

//Meet Our Veterinarians
Meet Our Veterinarians2018-09-18T10:23:15+00:00

Meet the Central Valley Animal Hospital Veterinarians

Mark S. Jandrlich – B.S. D.V.M.

Dr. Jandrlich enjoys spending time with his wife, 5 kids, 8 grandchildren, 8 dogs, 3 cats and 1 bird.

  • Graduated Westminster high school in Rainbow City
  • Started working at Central Valley Animal Hospital in 1976 as a kennel attendant for Dr. Cecil Yancey.
  • Worked at Central Valley until graduating vet school
  • 1 year Gadsden State, 2 years Auburn undergraduate
  • Graduated Auburn Veterinary school in 1985
  • Owned four animal hospitals in the Atlanta area. When Dr. Yancey offered Central Valley to me I decided to come back home. I sold all four animal hospitals and bought Central Valley Animal Hospital in 1995.

Lindy Vanpelt Alverson – D.V.M.

Dr. Alverson is a strong supporter of her church. She loves spending time with her daughter and  horseback riding.

  • Graduated Ashville High School, Valedictorian
  • 2 years Gadsden State
  • 1 year undergraduate at Auburn
  • Graduated Auburn College of Veterinary Medicine 2000, Magna Cum Laude
  • Member of Phi Zeta Veterinary Honor Society
  • Banfield Pet Hospital, Alpharetta, Ga. 2000-2001
  • Animal Care Clinic, Huntsville, Al. 2001-2004
  • Cropwell Animal Hospital, Pell City, Al. 2001-2004
  • Relief Veterinarian 2006-2007
  • Center Point Animal Hospital, Center Point, Al. 2007-2010
  • Central Valley Animal Hospital, Rainbow City, Al. 2010 – Present

Adam Ernest – D.V.M.

Dr. Ernest grew up in Aurora, Colorado and received his Bachelors of Science from Creighton University in 2008 then went on to receive his doctorate in veterinary medicine from Kansas State University in 2012. Upon graduation, he went on to do a small animal medicine and surgery internship at the Veterinary Specialty Center of Seattle.

Dr. Ernest has a special interest in dentistry, internal medicine and surgery. He is the proud owner of Bo, a siberian husky and Bosco, a great pyrenees. Dr. Ernest enjoys fishing, ice skating and watching the Green Bay Packers in his spare time.

Philip W. Baxter – D.V.M.

At the hospital I enjoy spending time in the exam room educating clients and helping their pets have healthier, happier and longer lives. Outside the office I enjoy running, backpacking, travel, music and being at home with my wife, kids and pets.

  • Graduated Shades Valley High School in Homewood
  • 4 years undergraduate at Auburn
  • Graduated Auburn School of Veterinary Medicine 1978
  • 1 year as instructor in Veterinary Technician Program at Snead State
  • Established Lamar County Veterinary Services – 1980 to 1988
  • Purchased and established Animal Health Care in Rainbow City – 1988 through June 2018
  • July 2018 – Merged Animal Health Care with Central Valley Animal Hospital
  • Special focus on Preventive Care to improve the quality and length of pets’ lives
  • Special interest in Veterinary TeleHealth. Chief Veterinary Officer for Vet On Demand 2015-2017.