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

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.

Mary Alys Tubbs – D.V.M.

Dr. Tubbs grew up in Helena, AL and graduated from Auburn University with a Bachelors of Science in Zoology in 2016. She went onto graduate from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2020.

Dr. Tubbs’ medical interests include emergency medicine and preventative care. She enjoys exercising and spending time with her husband, who is also a veterinarian. Together they have two mixed breed dogs, Padfoot and Moony, and a black cat named Nala.

Jonathan Tubbs – D.V.M.

Jonathan Tubbs is a new graduate of Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine.

Throughout high school and college, he work at his father’s veterinary clinic, where he was first exposed to veterinary medicine. He has spent several years working in animal welfare, biosecurity, and environmental auditing and assessment in the food animal industry. Following this, he worked in swine genetics and production as a technical services manager.

Additionally, Tubbs has tow degrees in education and in his life prior to being a veterinarian, he has taught in several different venues including high school, university and even adult education during his time in the U.S. Peace Corps.

Dr. Tubbs lives with his wife, Mary Alys Tubbs, who is also aveterinarian of Auburn College of Veterinary Medicine and work at Central Valley Animal Hospital.