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About Us

From routine check-ups to advanced treatments, we are here for your furry companions.
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Comprehensive Veterinary Care in Woodstock

From routine wellness care to orthopedic surgery, our skilled and compassionate veterinarians and staff do it all.
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Our Goal

Our goal is to be your partner in pet parenthood.
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Great Location

We are proud to serve the communities of Woodstock, Marietta, Roswell, Canton, and the surrounding areas.

Our Team

Our dedicated team cares for you and your pet

Dr. Srinivasa Rao Thulluri

Dr. Srinivasa Rao Thulluri

Chief Veterinarian

Dr. Srinivasa Rao Thulluri, better known as Dr. T., has been practicing veterinary medicine in the USA since 2012 and joined Family Pet Hospital in 2021. He is a general practitioner with special interests in Dentistry, Internal Medicine, and Preventative Care. He earned his DVM from SVVU in India and a Master’s degree in Chemistry from Marshall University in West Virginia. Dr. T. enjoys science, and prior to working as a veterinarian, he was a research associate at Marshall University studying diabetes and cancer. He is a member of the American Veterinarian Medical Association and the Indiana Veterinary Medical Association.

Outside of work, Dr. Thulluri enjoys watching movies and spending time with his wife, kids, and kitten, Hunter.
Dr. Sunil Kakarla

Dr. Sunil Kakarla

DVM, PH.D, Owner

Dr. Sunil Kakarla, an experienced and compassionate veterinarian in Cary, NC, grew up in India. After graduating from the College of Veterinary Medicine in India, he practiced as a companion animal veterinarian for five years in a metropolitan city in India. He moved to the United States in 2005 with a passion for practicing high-quality veterinary medicine in an advanced setting. During that process, he pursued his MS and Ph.D. in a renowned lab at Marshall University in West Virginia.

As a graduate student, Dr. Kakarla performed cutting-edge research and had several high impact publications to his credit. While pursuing graduate studies, he simultaneously completed the North American Veterinary Licensing Exam (NAVLE) in 2010.
Soon after this accomplishment, he began volunteering at several local animal hospitals. He completed his clinical experience program and obtained his license to practice in the US the same year.

In 2011, after graduating with a doctoral degree, he joined a small animal practice in Durham/RTP where he established a huge clientele and treated about 6000 to 7000 pets per year.

With his continued passion to provide the best quality veterinary care, he joined the state-of-the-art Walnut Street Animal Hospital in June 2016. As a veterinarian in the RTP area of NC, he strongly believes in quality care for pets and in being available to his patients when needed.

Sunil Kakarla is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and has special interests in dermatology and soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, as well as emergency medicine. Dr. Kakarla is married and has a son and a daughter. He enjoys spending quality time with his family, including his 1-year-old Golden-Doodle, Brownie, and a 4-year-old Poodle, Milky. He enjoys serving his community by actively helping rescue groups and shelter pets, and in his free time, he plays volleyball.
Dr. Raam Krishna Karanam

Dr. Raam Krishna Karanam

Veterinary Director & Chief of Operations

After graduating from the College of Veterinary Medicine in India, he practiced and managed a companion animal hospital for twenty years. He moved to the United States with a passion to work as an associate in advanced-setting animal hospitals. His main aim is to cultivate a positive, happy, and inclusive working environment for the staff, providing a friendly and welcoming environment for all the clients. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his better half, Jyotsna, and their two children, Bhuvan and Rutvi.
Sarah Van Staalduinen

Sarah Van Staalduinen

Administrative Director

Sarah is an NC State graduate with double majors in Animal Science and Applied Nutrition. She has lived with animals her entire life and has always had a special place in her heart for them. She has been with the company since 2019, and she loves her job. Not only does she have the opportunity to meet new people and pets on a daily basis, but she also gets to help those fur babies stay happy and healthy with their families. Her favorite things to do outside of work include spending time with her furry kiddos; two dogs named Ochi and Denali, and two cats named Juniper and George. When she’s not at work, you can find her hiking with her dog, or taking part in any other activities in which she can include them.
Caitlin O’Neil

Caitlin O’Neil

Client Coordinator

Hello! My name is Caitlin, and I have been with Walnut Street Animal Hospital since 2017. I started out as a receptionist and after being with this practice for a year, I was promoted to Manager and transferred to our sister location, Capital Boulevard Animal Hospital. I absolutely loved the experience of opening a new clinic and getting acquainted with all of the rescues. I am excited to start my new role as Client Coordinator with the company. I have always loved working with clients and making sure the owner and furbaby have a positive experience. In my free time, I am with my 2 human kiddos as well as my own furbabies.
Shandra Richardson

Shandra Richardson

Practice Manager

Shandra loves our clients and their furry family members and always has a cheery, upbeat disposition. She has worked with animals for more than 20 years and is always happy to help. She makes the workplace a fun and exciting place. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, being with friends, loving her dog, Peggy, and spending time with her grandson.
Allison Coolidge

Allison Coolidge

Veterinary Assistant

Allison grew up with a love for dogs and cats and it shows in her job. She has been training her own dogs for 11 years in a variety of sports including agility, barn hunt, herding, nose work, and dock diving. She has a 15-week-old border collie puppy named Risky, who loves everybody. She loves meeting new dogs and cats every day, and also loves connecting with pet owners at work.
Jenna Obeidat

Jenna Obeidat

Veterinary Assistant

Jenna has two cats and one dog at home whom she loves to care for. She has always loved fur friends and firmly believes they make our lives whole. She loves meeting new fur friends every day.
Ashley Whitfield

Ashley Whitfield

Veterinary Assistant

Ashley is a current student at Kennesaw State University pursuing a biology degree and working on going to Vet School for her DVM. She grew up with a love and passion for all animals. Ashley has an energetic puppy named Iver who will play with anyone. She loves to make new connections with the animals and pet owners she meets at work.
Ciana Hill

Ciana Hill

Veterinary Assistant

Ciana is a junior in college with plans to pursue a degree in veterinary medicine. She has loved animals all her life, and it has always been her dream to become a veterinarian. She loves all animals but has a soft spot for cats. When she is not at work, she loves to spend time with her 10-year-old cat Mrs. Prissy. When she graduates, she hopes to work at a rehabilitation center.
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You’ve Come to the Right Place

High-quality veterinary care in Woodstock

Family Pet Hospital provides a complete range of expert veterinary services for dogs and cats in Woodstock, Marietta, Roswell, Canton, Holly Springs, Kennesaw, Acworth, Alpharetta, and the surrounding areas.
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Family Pet Hospital provides loving, high-quality veterinary care for dogs and cats in Woodstock.

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Hours

Monday to Sunday:
8:00am - 6:00pm