Veterinarian: Dr. Kathryn Primm

Dr. Primm has dreamed of being a veterinarian since the age of five. She grew up in Chattanooga, graduating from Girls Preparatory School and accepting an academic scholarship from Mississippi State University where she completed a degree in Biological Sciences as well as her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Primm is proud to be the nation's first certified Fear Free(sm) Professional. If you would like to learn more about Fear Free(sm), check out!
Applebrook Animal Hospital is a dream come true for Dr. Primm and she will laugh and say that it is built of her "blood, sweat and tears".
She and her husband, Shane, take care of 1 human child, Will,  2 cats, Spider & Scamper and Skye, rescued Standard Poodle; Dr. Primm knows the challenges of keeping fur-friends happy and healthy.   Helping pets and people is her passion and her mission, loving the job is an extra bonus!

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P: 423-238-7387
9504 Lee Highway
Ooltewah, TN 37363
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Everyone knows Chuck! He is our inventory manager and has been with us for over 9 years. He is shown here with Brumby, who is the apple of his eye.
 Julie is our hospital coordinator. She's shown here with Bogey who acts as the Applebrook unofficial mascot. He gets dressed up for Halloween and participates in lots of fun!
We are so pleased to have Jennifer in our Appebrook family.
Jennifer is a licensed LVMT and she is a valuable member of our staff. 
Look for Dr. print. Woman's Day Feb 2014 & June 2015 ,Prevention April 2015 and Health magazine Sept 2016 & Jan 2017.
Dr. Primm is the nation's 
Veterinarian: Dr. Denise Radford

Dr. Radford is joining our family in January of 2017. She too has always loved animals and wanted to be a veterinarian. We are very excited to have her as a part of the Applebrook family! She will have completed her own Fear Free certification when she arrives.
She is married to husband, Lee and together they are proud fur-parents of 4 terrific rescue dogs and 2 cats. Dr. Radford enjoys baking (yay!) and outdoor activities.  She also works tirelessly to improve the lives of pets and people through charity and spreading the word about healthy lifestyles.
Dr. Radford is NOW certified as well!
Heather comes to us with experience in animal rescue and we are thrilled to have her as a part of the Applebrook family.
Chrissy has years of animal care wisdom in both rescue and private practice. She is treasured part of our veterinary team.