Julia Adams, DVMVeterinarian
Dr Adams is a graduate of The University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. She holds a Bachelors degree in chemistry and agriculture from Middle Tennessee State University. She is licensed in the State of Tennessee and is a member of The American Veterinary Medical Association, The Tennessee Veterinary Medical Association, The Society of Theriogenologists,and the Nashville Kennel Club. She and her daughter show and breed champion Tibetan Spaniels and Lhasa Apsos.
Jamie Fornabaio, DVMVeterinarian
Dr Jamie is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine. She has a Bachelor of Agriculture in Animal Science, is certified with the Chi Institute in Veterinary Acupuncture. Licensed in the state of Tennessee and New York, Dr. Jamie has 2 dogs, 2 cats and 2 horses which she enjoys with her family. She is a member of The American Veterinary Medical Association, The Tennessee Veterinary Medical Association and is USDA accredited.
Assistant Office Manager, Vet assistant, Nutrition and Holistic care, Repro Development and Research, and Canine Neonatal Care
Diane (pronounced Dee-On) is a native of Paris, France. She has a degree in nursing from France. She is a very accomplished pet nurse and works for us as a veterinary assistant. Diane shows and breeds champion Mastiffs. She has been a 'nanny' to several of our reproduction litters. She works a lot from home, assisting Dr. Adams with answering questions over the phone or internet, and working with Kathy on international shipments.
Ruth StaffordVet Assistant, Dog Whisperer, Repro assistant, “Dr. Ruth”
There is not a dog that doesn't relate to Ruth, even the most shy. She is also known as our own “Dr. Ruth”. All of our patients and boarders stay calm with Ruth around. She has over 30 years of experience in animal handling - the personal touch with all.
Tracy SircyReceptionist, Vet Assistant, Physical Therapy and Holistic care
Tracy is one of our all-rounders. She efficiently manages the front desk, assists the vet when needed and has developed some physical therapy and holistic protocols. She has a special touch with animals who have special needs. She always goes the extra mile to make sure the animals are as comfortable as possible and get the attention he/she needs.
Ginny LegassieVet Assistant
Ginny is the newest addition to our professional team. Like the rest of us she has been owned by many animals. She always insures that her patients are hand with comfort and care. Her gentle touch always makes our ‘guests’ at ease with any treatment they may receive.
Kathy MillerPAWSTn Repro Coordinator
Our authority on all things involved with Paws Tennessee, the canine reproduction center. Kathy comes from a corporate background and really knows how to keep things organized. She works with financial matters with clients, shipping of products, and helped develop a system to insure the accuracy of the reproduction storage. Kathy shows and raises champion Lhasa Apso and French Bulldogs for over 20 years.
Sharla PerkinsGroomer, Boarding
Sharla can handle all your dog's and cat's grooming needs. They could not be in any better hands - cool, calm, and collected like the cats she adores. She has the ability to make her ‘fur clients’ feel at ease during the grooming process and are handled with care and safety. Sharla offers her specialized grooming services by appointment only.
Micheal SircyKennel Manager, general maintenance
Michael is a true gentleman to all our patients. He sees that our 'boarders' and hospitalized patients are personally walked at least 3 times and given the individualized attention needed for your pet to feel comfortable. It is nice having an in-house maintenance man to keep things running smoothly.
Sharon AdamsBehind the scenes
Sharon is our clinic’s financial person/office manager who works behind the scenes. She raises champion Lhasa Apsos. Oh, and she happens to be Dr. Adams’ mother.