Alison Forrest, DVM


As a child she decided that she wanted to help animals. The decision has never been challenged or usurped by any other career path. Dr. Alison Forrest fulfilled this calling in 2006 when she graduated from the University of Georgia. Knowing her own limitations, she then set out and completed an arduous yearlong internship. During that year she worked on being a compassionate, understanding, and skilled veterinarian. She has a strong interest in surgery and emergency medicine. She believes that a doctor never stops learning and never stops improving, therefore she continues to try and be better every day.

As a youth, Dr. Forrest published poetry in a collective anthology. She enjoys peaceful quiet moments. These days, as the owner, she finds herself working most of the time. When she does get a moment of down time she is at home with her family and chickens.

Chelsea Depew, DVM


Dr. Chelsea Depew is the Medical Director and a veterinarian at Deltona Animal Medical Center. Dr. Depew is a 2015 graduate from The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine. After completing her 8 years of college to obtain her DVM, she then decided to further her knowledge and expertise by taking on a year long, strenuous but highly educational internal medicine and surgery internship at Memphis Veterinary Specialists.

Since completing her internship, she has made Volusia county her home. All though official schooling is over, she continues to thrive on new educational opportunities in order to better serve her patients and clients. Her scope of practice includes dogs and cats and her medical interests include internal medicine and ultrasonography. When not at work, Dr. Depew dotes on her miniature Schnorkie (Allie) and two domestic short haired cats (Gus Gus and Lyric).