Kathryn Primm, DVM, owns Applebrook Animal Hospital in Ooltewah, Tennessee, but has a growing career as a writer, a speaker and an online voice for veterinarians and pet owners alike.
She has written and contributed content to many outlets for veterinarians and pet lovers, including the consumer magazines Woman’s Day and Prevention as well as Veterinary Economics, dvm360, Firstline, Vetted and dvm360.com. Her regular "Ask A Vet" column is featured on iheartdogs.com and iheartcats.com, reaching more than 3 million viewers.
She was also the nation's first Fear Free certified professional.
Dr. Primm has traveled to speak with students, pet owners and other veterinarians about effective communication.
She and her dog, Skye, frequently do pet therapy at assisted living facilities around Chattanooga.
Her first book, Tennessee Tails: Pets and Their People, received recognition as a runner-up in the "Memoirs" category at a national book festival. The next book is well underway with more stories about the animals that Dr. Primm treats and the people who love them.