Veterinarian and Medical Director
Dr. Parker grew up on a small farm in Fairbanks, AK, and found her passion for animals and veterinary medicine as a child. She has called east Tennessee home for over 20 years, and she earned a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and cellular and molecular biology as well as her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Tennessee. She has special interests in reproductive emergencies, critical care, and all types of surgery, and she has worked in equine practice, mixed animal practice, small animal general practice as well as small animal emergency and specialty. She has advanced training in surgery and critical care and is passionate about supporting the human-animal bond in her relationships with clients and their pets.
Dr. Parker has a Belgian Malinois named Woodrow, three standard poodles named Maddie, Ruby and Jasper, and two cats, Sasquatch and Kevin. In her free time, which she says she doesn’t actually have, Dr. Parker enjoys being with her family and riding her horse.