Many of our long-term clients remember when Pickens Animal Hospital was housed in a storefront on Main Street in Pickens. It was here that Dr. Glenn first opened the practice in 1975, after graduating from North Carolina State University and the University of Georgia School of Veterinary Medicine. Over the years, Dr. Glenn has been committed to updating the hospital facilities to reflect the advancements in veterinary science. The building at our current location on Highway 8 was completed in 1994, and has been continuously expanded and upgraded. Although Dr. Glenn no longer sees patients, he is very busy behind the scenes, ensuring that we continue his mission of providing the highest quality pet health and wellness services.
Dr. Burton grew up on a farm in Travelers Rest, SC and gained much experience there working with his grandfather. It was through these early years on the farm that Dr. Burton knew he wanted to become a veterinarian. After undergraduate studies at the University of Georgia, Dr. Burton continued at the UGA veterinary school. Upon graduation in1995, he returned to the upstate to practice. Through the years he has gained a special interest in soft tissue surgery and internal medicine. He and his wife Tracie have four handsome boys, a boxer mix they adore, birds, and will be adding more animals to the mix.
Dr. Matthew Bennett grew up in Walhalla, SC and discovered his interest in veterinary medicine during a high school medical careers class. After completing his undergraduate education at Clemson, he attended the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Georgia, graduating in 2014. While at UGA, he met his wife Jenna, also a student in the veterinary program. After graduation, they both were excited to come to the Upstate for his job at Pickens Animal Hospital. Outside of work hours, Dr. Bennett enjoys movies, hiking, boating, and spending time with his wife and their two dogs.
Dr. Turner graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine in 1999 and subsequently served a year’s internship in Massachusetts. She married William Repucci in 2004. Their family includes a son, Turner, and their 11-year-old Bulldog “Torque”. Dr. Turner has a special interest in Bulldogs and brachycephalic breeds, and wound treatment and surgery. Her spare time activities are aviation, camping, and scrapbooking.
Dr. Amber Manley grew up in Anderson, South Carolina. She received her undergraduate degree in Animal & Veterinary Sciences from Clemson University in 2013. In May 2017, she graduated from the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine with a focus in small animal practice.
Dr. Manley grew up on a small farm with horses, dogs, and cats. Her passions in veterinary medicine include dermatology, ophthalmology, and surgery. She also highly values communicating with clients to be sure they have a good understanding of their pets’ needs.
In Dr. Manley’s free time, she enjoys hiking, reading, and bowling. She also loves her Maltese named Lily and takes her with her whenever she can.