Meet Our Veterinarian Team

Meet the Veterinarians and team of Animal Clinic East. We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets.

Get To Know Our Veterinarian Team

We are solely dedicated to your pet’s care. We look forward to getting to know you and hope you’ll take the time to scroll down and get to know us.
Dr. Pilkington

Med. Director – Dr. Pilkington


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.

Dr. Love
Associate Veterinarian – Dr. Love
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 he enjoys most aspects of general practice. In her spare time, she enjoys horseback riding, playing intramural soccer, and 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.
Dr. Huey
Associate Veterinarian – Dr. Huey

Dr. Adam Huey graduated from Colorado State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. He is originally from Cincinnati, OH but has lived all across the country while serving as a medic in the United States Army. His veterinary interests include soft tissue surgery, preventative medicine, and diagnostic imaging. Outside of work, Dr. Huey spends his free time hanging out with his dog Tucker and rock climbing in all local areas.

Dr. Brady
Associate Veterinarian – Dr. Brady

Dr. Thomas Brady, originally from South Carolina, completed his undergraduate studies at Clemson University. He earned his veterinary degree from Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2020. Dr. Brady has practiced small animal veterinary medicine in Georgia, Memphis, TN, and currently in Chattanooga. His professional interests include soft tissue surgery and preventative medicine.

Outside of being a veterinarian, Dr. Brady enjoys spending time outdoors with his dog named Maci, going on trail walks. He also has a passion for kayaking, trying new foods and restaurants, tending to his indoor house plants, and reading.

Dr. Mader
Associate Veterinarian – Dr. Mader

Dr. Miranda Mader is from Louisville, Kentucky. She graduated from Auburn University. Her interests in veterinary medicine include soft tissue surgery and dermatology but overall enjoys all parts of this field. Dr. Mader has a Golden Retriever named Bruno, who she takes with her wherever she can. In her free time, she enjoys rock climbing, reading, and trying new restaurants in town.

Dr. Griffin
Associate Veterinarian – Dr. Griffin

Dr. Courtney Griffin graduated from Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2018. Originally hailing from Canton, Georgia, she has happily adopted Chattanooga as her new home. Her professional interests are diverse, but at the top of the list are dermatology, internal medicine, and soft tissue surgery. Her own four-legged friends include Emmett, a West Highland White Terrier, and Willow, a happily retired Thoroughbred mare. In her free time, you may find her at the gym, on the soccer field, or exploring Chattanooga’s many hiking trails and outdoor activities.

Dr. Falk
Associate Veterinarian – Dr. Falk

Dr. Gabrielle Falk is a 1997 graduate of Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine. Over the years she has had the good fortune to be involved in several aspects of veterinary medicine, starting in mixed animal practice, zoo and wildlife medicine, and spending the largest portion of her career in small animal and exotic practices. She enjoys all aspects of veterinary practice but has a special interest in preventative health and chronic disease management. When not at work, you will find her on the trails either running, exploring, or riding bikes. Dr. Falk shares her home with a spoiled cat Poppie and an assortment of reptiles.

Dr. Gauldin
Associate Veterinarian – Dr. Gauldin

Dr. Jessica Gauldin is originally from Virginia and graduated from Lincoln Memorial University with a Master’s Degree in Veterinary Biomedical Science and Doctor’s of Veterinary Medicine degree. Her professional interests include preventative medicine and surgery. Dr. Gauldin has one dog named Ace and two cats named Ninja and Nightfury. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, reading, and writing.