Dr. Kleine is a 2006 graduate of the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine. He has been caring for pets in Barrow and Gwinnett County ever since. Dr. Kleine’s professional interests include performance dog medicine having served as an Iditarod veterinarian, senior pet care, internal medicine, and everything Dachshund.

Outside of Happy Tails, Dr. Kleine spends time with his wife, Stephanie, and his daughter Catherine. They have 4 high maintenance rescue dogs, Toccoa, Mercy, Layla, and Sterling, each with their own set of unique medical requirements. In their spare time, they can be found camping and hiking in the North Georgia Mountains. Dr. Kleine also enjoys listening to his daughter’s band, running, cycling, cheering on the Georgia Bulldogs, and working on antique air-cooled cars.