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Anthony L. Ashley, DVM, DABVP

Veterinarian, Co-Owner
Dr. Ashley's Bio
Dr. Tony Ashley graduated from the University of Tennessee’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 2003, where he met his wife, Alana. Dr. Ashley became DABVP certified in 2008 by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners, which means he has proven knowledge and expertise above and beyond what is required to practice veterinary medicine. In 2016, Dr. Ashley became the co-owner of Animal Clinic Inc. of Chattanooga. Born and raised in nearby Hixson, Tennessee, Dr. Ashley is now our staff veterinarian with the Chattanooga Zoo. Along with his regular work in our clinics, Dr. Ashley also assists in training zoo and exotics residents from UTK and is a guest lecturer for the veterinary technology program at Chattanooga State College for parasitology and zoo medicine. He enjoys spending time with his son and breeding exotic fish.

Tyler B. Pilkington, DVM

Veterinarian, Co-Owner
Dr. Pilkington's Bio
Dr. Tyler Pilkington is the co-owner of the Animal Clinic of Chattanooga. He is a second-generation veterinarian, following in his dad’s footsteps and graduating from the University of Tennessee’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 2006. Dr. Pilkington is passionate about preventative care and building relationships with clients to improve the quality of life of their pets. 2016 was a big year for Dr. Pilkington in more ways than one: he tied the knot with long-time sweetheart, Ashley, in December. The happy couple has two dogs of their own, Sue (a boy) and Khaleesi (a girl), and enjoy spending every free minute in the woods or on the water.

Mickey Myers, DVM

Founder, Veterinarian
Dr. Myers' Bio
Dr. Mickey Myers graduated from Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 1979 and has been practicing veterinary medicine in Chattanooga for more than thirty years. Originally moving to Chattanooga to work as an associate doctor at Animal Clinic Inc. of Chattanooga. In 1989, Dr. Myers became the co-owner of Animal Clinic Inc. of Chattanooga and owned the company for 27 years. Dr. Myers still continues to practice at Animal Clinic Downtown. He and his wife, Beth, have two wonderful children and have celebrated their first grandchild. Currently, he and his wife have Mary Margaret, the couple’s much-loved terrier, who runs their home life. Dr. Myers and his wife enjoy gardening and often volunteer to maintain or help develop gardens around their church and other non-profits in Chattanooga. Dr. Myer’s favorite part of veterinary medicine is the joy of contributing daily to the importance of the human/animal bond.

Mary Morgan, DVM

Associate Veterinarian
Dr. Morgan's Bio
Dr. Mary Morgan graduated from Mississippi State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 2002. Dr. Morgan was a veterinary technician at Animal Clinic Inc. of Chattanooga when she just 18 years old and worked in every aspect of our clinics before going to veterinary school herself. Today she lives in Chattanooga with her husband, daughter, and a herd of four-legged children. Dr. Morgan cannot remember a time when animals were not a treasured part of her life. Throughout the years she has given a home to many dogs, cats, and even fish. Her favorite part of veterinary medicine is watching her patients grow up healthy.

Travis Scoma, DVM

Associate Veterinarian
Dr. Scoma's Bio
Dr. Travis Scoma is a graduate of The University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. He is the only child of parents Louis and Michele, who live in Florida. Dr. Scoma has one cat, Gwen, it is never a dull moment with her around! His favorite part of veterinary medicine is interacting with both the clients and the patient and building long-lasting relationships. He also has an interest in ophthalmology. In his spare time, he enjoys watching UT sports, go bowling, collect vinyl records, try new foods, hike, explore new locations and cruise the open road. Dr. Scoma is looking forward to meeting you and all of your furry family members!

Jennifer Dunger, DVM

Associate Veterinarian
Dr. Dunger's Bio
Dr. Jennifer Dunger graduated from the University of Tennessee’s College of Veterinary Medicine in May 2017. She completed her undergrad at New York University, and she is originally from Cleveland, Ohio. She has been in Chattanooga, TN since May 2017. Dr. Dunger’s favorite part of veterinary medicine is meeting the pets, and getting a glimpse of the bond between them and their owners. She enjoys the aspects of surgery, and also has an interest in exotics (especially birds). In her spare time, Dr. Dunger likes to spend time with her cockatiel, Daisy. (Daisy loves to whistle and knows the theme songs to Andy Griffith, Addam’s Family, as well as a little bit of Star Wars!) Dr. Dunger also likes to read, crochet, and bake.

Joyce Huang, DVM

Associate Veterinarian
Dr. Huang's Bio
Dr. Joyce Huang graduated from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine in May 2017. She was raised in Johns Creek, GA by her parents Ann and Jimmy Huang. She recently moved to Chattanooga, TN in June 2017. Dr. Huang’s favorite part of veterinary medicine is the diversity it presents. She is captivated with exotic animals (both domestic and wild), anesthesia, and preventative care. In her free time, she enjoys training her pet rabbit Alice, exploring the Chattanooga area, reading, and knitting.

Brandon Tindell, DVM

Associate Veterinarian
Dr. Tindell's Bio
Dr. Brandon Tindell graduated from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine. He was born and raised in Chattanooga, TN. After he and his wife lived in various cites, they decided to make Chattanooga their permanent city to call home. Dr. Tindell’s favorite part of veterinary medicine is building relationships with clients to improve the quality of life of their pets. In his free time, Dr. Tindell enjoys spending time with his wife, children, and their pet turtle, Muscles.

Courtney Griffin, DVM

Associate Veterinarian
Dr. Griffin's Bio
Dr. Courtney Griffin is a graduate of Mississippi State University and graduated from the College of Veterinary Medicine. She is from Canton, Georgia. She is the oldest of three children and they are a tight-knit family. She moved to Chattanooga to be closer to her parents, Tony and Bridget Griffin, who recently moved to Knoxville, TN. Dr. Griffin has one dog, Emmett the West Highland White Terrier, and Willow, her 18-year old Thoroughbred mare who is a retired hunter/jumper. One of her favorite parts of veterinary medicine is getting to know the clients and their pets. She has huge respect for the human-animal bond. She has a particular interest in dermatology and diagnostic ultrasound and hopes to become more proficient in both. In her spare time, you can find her at the dog park with Emmett, trail riding with Willow, at the gym or on the soccer field. Dr. Griffin loves to stay active and enjoying exploring Chattanooga in her downtime. She is an active member of the Greater Chattanooga Mississippi State Alumni Chapter and is also a long-time volunteer with the Military Working Dog Team Support Association, a non-profit that supports active-duty military working dogs and their handlers.

Casey DeCook, DVM

Associate Veterinarian
Dr. DeCook's Bio
Dr. Casey DeCook is a graduate from Lincoln Memorial University, College of Veterinary Medicine. She is from Cleveland, TN and still resides there to be close with her parents and her younger brother. She is currently engaged to her fiancé, Beau. Dr. DeCook has one “poorly mannered” mutt named Murphie, and two cats Milo and Millie. Her favorite part of veterinary medicine is the human-animal bond. She believes that owners often hold the missing piece of the puzzle of veterinary medicine, and she loves getting to know the pets and their families. Being in the southeast, Dr. DeCook enjoys working through the dermatology issues that inevitably accompany it. She also finds dentistry very rewarding and has a soft spot for shelter medicine and would hope to become more involved.

Dayna Love, DVM

Associate Veterinarian
Dr. Love's Bio
Dr. Dayna Love graduated from Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She is from Canfield, OH, and has recently made Chattanooga her new home. Dr. Love’s favorite part of veterinary medicine is surgery but enjoys most aspects of general practice. In her spare time, she enjoys horseback riding, playing intramural soccer, hiking with her dog, a boxer mix named Simba. Dr. Love also enjoys trying out new restaurants and breweries in town, traveling, and exploring new cities.

Jeremy McKeever, DVM

Associate Veterinarian
Dr. McKeever's Bio
Dr. Jeremy McKeever is a graduate of the University of Tennessee’s College of Veterinary Medicine in Knoxville, TN. Dr. McKeever worked at Animal Clinic Inc. of Chattanooga for several years before going to veterinary school and being rehired as a veterinarian! He grew up in Ringgold, GA, and enjoys being with his fiancée, who works as a licensed veterinary medical technician (LVMT) on the Anesthesia and Analgesia service at the University of Tennessee’s College of Veterinary Medicine. His parents live here in the Chattanooga area, and the medical profession runs in his family! His mom has been a home health care nurse for 30 plus years providing home care to underserved communities. His father works in communications at Erlanger, helping to make sure that emergency medical response in our region is exceptional. Dr. McKeever’s interest in veterinary medicine is ophthalmology. He is also passionate about oncology, pathology, and avian medicine (the medicine and surgery of birds). Dr. McKeever has five dogs (Loretta, Brady, Dib, Gir, and Asuka), a budgerigar parrot (Po), and ten tortoises. In his free time, he plays the saxophone, but mostly privately at home. He also plays both classical tenor and soprano saxophone regularly. Dr. McKeever loves dinosaurs and spends a decent amount of time reading and learning about dinosaurs!

Proudly serving the pets of Chattanooga, TN!

Animal Clinic Inc. of Chattanooga is a full service veterinary medical facility with two convenient full-service clinic locations in Chattanooga, TN.

Animal Clinic East

1414 Gunbarrel Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421
Phone: (423) 894-8495 | Fax: (423) 894-0175

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 8:00pm
Saturday: 7:00am - 8:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 6:00pm

Animal Clinic Downtown

2223 E. 23rd St, Chattanooga, TN 37407
Phone: (423) 698-2401 | Fax: (423) 698-3056

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 3:00pm
Sunday: Closed

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