About Our Caring Team


Dr. David Bernander

Dr. Bernander is the current owner of the hospital. He is a 1988 graduate of the University of Tennessee and a member of TVMA and the AVMA.

He and his wife Joy, are active in the dog show community. They show and breed Pointers, Dandie Dinmont Terriers, and Mini Wire Dachshunds. He has a strong interest in small animal reproduction, surgery, and OFA radiography.
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Joy Bernander
Practice Manager/Groomer

Joy graduated from the University of Tennessee with a BS in Animal Science in 1980. She grew up showing and grooming dogs with her grandfather. She has groomed professionally for over 20 years.

Holli Adams
Kennel Assistant