Donna Jo Painter, DVM, Associate Veterinarian
Donna Jo Painter joined our veterinary team in August 2013. She grew up in Salem, West Virginia and relocated to this area in 2001. Dr. Painter attained a bachelor's degree in Wildlife Management from Auburn University in 1985, a master's degree in Biology from Eastern Kentucky University in 1991, and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Auburn University in 2000. She has an older brother, Mark, who lives in Alabama. Dr. Painter enjoys hiking, horseback riding, training dogs and Irish/Scottish music, especially Celtic Thunder. She has a family of 6 dogs-Ginny, Happy, Arrow, Jack, Greta, and Flynn McGregor-that travel with her wherever she goes.
"I always wanted to take care of animals and their humans. I enjoy the excitement of emergency medicine, internal medicine, or just helping owners with their new puppies and kittens."