Kathryn Primm, DVM

Applebrook Animal Hospital



United States

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 Womans 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. Dr. Primm is the author of Tennessee Tails: Pets and Their People

She was also the nation's first Fear Free certified professional.


Veterinary practice management alphabet soup

Understanding PCT (per client transaction), plus how (and why) it can help your practice flourish.

Is venting healthy?

On the good side, veterinary websites and social media pages devoted to supporting struggling veterinary professionals are a good thing. On the bad side, when it turns to venting, that might be hurting, not helping.

New-pet adopter missteps and handouts to help

Three veterinarians share common missteps they see owners of new puppies and kittens make in the first month. (Plus, some client education resources to help!)

Dont shy away from specials and discounts

Its well known that veterinary professionals undervalue their time and services, but your clients might notif you play your cards right.