Monroe Animal Care Hospital,PC

MONROE, GA 30655


Meet The Team


Our Veterinarians




Dr. Asha Wise is a General Practitioner as well as the founder of Monroe Animal Care hospital which opened in April 1999. Dr. Wise grew up in Savannah, Georgia. After high school, she attended the University of Georgia where she received her Bachelor of Science with honors in Biology. She then entered the University of Georgia College Of Veterinary Medicine earning her DVM degree in 1989. During her veterinary studies she was inducted into the Blue Key Honor Society and received the American Animal Hospital Association Senior Award for her proficiency in small animal medicine and surgery.

In addition to several professional organizations, Dr. Wise is a member of the Walton County Chamber of Commerce. She also supports the Downtown Monroe Development Authority, On Stage Walton Playhouse and contributes to many local schools and sports teams. She works with several local animal welfare organizations including AHIMSA House, Five Freedom Farms, Walton Animal Guild and Pound Puppies 'N Kittens.

Dr. Wise resides in Monroe with her husband David, a math teacher and head swim coach at Loganville High School. They attend St. Anna's Catholic Church and have 3 children, 2 dogs and 5 cats.




Dr. Durrence, a Savannah native, has always had a strong love for animals. She graduated from Armstrong State College in 1984 with a Bachelor of Science, majoring in Chemistry. In 1989, she graduated from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine.

Dr. Durrence lives on a small farm with many dogs, cats, horses, goats and chickens. Her hobbies include hiking, camping, fishing, boating and horses.

Dr. Durrence has 2 sons, 2 daughter-in-laws and 3 beautiful granddaughters.