Our Doctors

Dr. Anthony Bruno

Dr. Bruno graduated from Auburn University in 1985 (War Eagle) and purchased Animal Medical Center (formally known as Elinburg Animal Hospital) in 1988. Elinburg Animal Hospital was one of the first animal hospitals in Gwinnett County. Dr. Bruno has been practicing veterinary medicine in the Lawrenceville since years and is one of the founding doctors of the Animal Emergency Center of Gwinnett and Animal Emergency Care of Braselton, state-of-the-art emergency facilities. Dr. Bruno enjoys hiking the western Carolina mountains, fishing and boating.

Dr Bruno enjoys all aspects of Veterinary medicine but especially surgery and dermatology

Dr. Bruno is married and he and his wife Anne have three sons, AJ, Alexander and John.  Pets include his rescues a Doberman, Adabell, and mixed terrier, Jack, and numerous pet chickens. 

Dr. Scott K. Reinold

Dr. Scott Reinold is a 2000 graduate of Tuskegee University College of Veterinary Medicine in Tuskegee, Alabama. His interest in veterinary medicine started at a young age after a visit to his grandfather's central California farm/veterinary hospital. Dr Reinold is a diehard animal lover who is constantly striving to keep up on current medical advances. Dr. Reinold and his wife Sonya have  one son, Connor, and two dogs and two cats. In his spare time he keeps busy with continuing education, live music, and many outdoor activities.


Dr. Karin Powell

Dr. Karin Powell is an Atlanta native who graduated from The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine in 2013. She then went on to complete a 3-year residency in laboratory animal medicine at Emory University and Yerkes National Primate Research Center. Her background in research has given Dr. Powell a keen interest in exotic and pocket pet care, though her love for all animals is what drew her back to private practice. In her free time Dr. Powell loves scrapbooking, cooking, and of course watching UGA football. She currently lives in Dacula with her husband, Nathan, and their daughter, Finley. She also has one furbaby, a shepherd-retriever mix named River.

Dr. Joy Johnson

Dr. Joy Johnson received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Auburn University in 2017. She additionally holds a B.A. in Business Management from Loyola University-Maryland where she was a varsity tennis player. Veterinary medicine is rooted in her family along with an Auburn heritage, both her father and aunt graduated from Auburn University with DVM degrees. Her focus areas in veterinary medicine are internal medicine, preventative care, cardiology and dermatology . Her personal interests include family, traveling, cooking, watching Auburn football and binge watching on Netflix. Dr. Johnson currently lives in Decatur with her Shih Tzu-Terrier mix named Butler, and an orange Tabby cat named Tigger.