Our caring and compassionate Veterinary care team!

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Daleville Animal Hospital in Daleville! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!

Please call us at (334) 598-1117 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!

Dr. H. Bryan Bain

Dr. Bain graduated from Auburn University’s School of Veterinary Medicine and spent 2 years in the US Air Force as a base veterinarian. He practiced in Dothan, Alabama from 1976 until 2010 when he sold his former practice, Southeast Alabama Veterinary Hospital. He continued to work there part time until August of 2015 when he  purchased what is now Daleville Animal Hospital. Dr Bain strives to provide compassionate competent care for your pets.

Dr. Bain is a member of the American VMA, Alabama VMA, AAHA and SEAVMA.

Dr. Bain has 4 children and 5 grandchildren. He is married to Barbara who is a retired nurse. Dr. Bain and Barbara have 8 dogs and 2 cats, most of which are rescues.

Dr. Bain enjoys outdoor activities, especially quail hunting and time with grandchildren.

Dr. Christa Parrish-Ahrens, DVM

Christa Parrish-Ahrens, DVM is our new Partner Owner of Daleville Animal Hospital. Dr. Parrish-Ahrens is a practicing clinician and surgeon at our Hospital, and also helps oversee the operations, procedures and medical care of the practice. She has been practicing Veterinary Medicine for 12+ years, with experience in both small and large animal medicine and surgery, emergency medicine and surgery, and practice management. A double alumni from Auburn University, Christa received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 2005, and also received her Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Animal and Dairy Science from Auburn University’s College of Agriculture in 2001. Always focused on providing exceptional veterinary medical care for her patients, Dr. Parrish-Ahrens’s vision for Daleville Animal Hospital is to continue to expand the practice so that we are always able to provide the best and most updated medical care for our community’s pets. Dr. Christa enjoys horseback riding, hunting, being in the great outdoors on the land and spending time with her husband and 3 children. She is married to Kristopher Ahrens, a retired Army Aviator, and they have twins and an older son together.

Hanna – Office Manager/Nurse

Hanna was born and raised in Chancellor Alabama. She studied business in college but later found her passion for animals. She has been working here at Daleville Animal Hospital since February of 2016. Hanna has 2 dogs, Dolly, the massive German Shepard and Mako, the crazy little Yorkie-Poo. In her spare time Hanna likes to participate in any outdoor activities.

Elaine – Receptionist

Elaine hails all the way from South Africa. She has been living in Alabama for 5 years now with her family and 4 dogs. Her love for animals made her adopt her 2 most recent dogs, Bailey, and Chloe who were both surrendered to the Daleville Animal Hospital. Before coming to our clinic Elaine spent her days as a preschool teacher. Her love for children and animals goes hand in hand. In her spare time Elaine likes to spend time with her husband and daughter.

Chelsea – Nurse

Chelsea recently moved to Alabama from Indiana. She is a graduate from the Vet Tech Institute at International Business College in Indiana. She loves spending time with her husband Mitch and her 2 dogs, Viper and Spartan. Chelsea understands that your pets are not just animals, they are members of the family.

Kelsea – Nurse

Kelsea joined the Daleville Animal Hospital team in September 2017. She was born and raised in California. Since she was 8 years old, she has been an active participant in 4-H. Kelsea has raised pigs and cattle allowing her to learn the true meaning of responsibility and gain a hard work-ethic while increasing her love and passion for animals. Her goal is to become a Registered Veterinary Technician. She has a German Shepard “Sequoia”, a Labrador Retriever “Stella”, and her cat “Willow”.

Blayde – Assistant

Blayde is from Geneva Alabama. She is currently studying bio medical science at Troy University, she plans to graduate in 2018 and eventually wants to become a veterinarian herself! In her spare time Blayde likes to do Karate and play with her crazy dogs.

Judi – Assistant

Judi was raised in Daleville, Alabama. Since leaving when she was 18 years old, she has lived in a few different countries and many states in the US. She has worked in veterinary hospitals throughout her adult life, and eventually owned her own mobile grooming business in Connecticut. Animals have always been a big part of her life. Judi moved back to Daleville 4 years ago to take care of her mother, and joined our team at Daleville Animal Hospital in November, 2017.