Melanie Mercer


Dr. Melanie Mercer is a native of Missouri and a 1989 graduate of the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine.


Her work career includes clinical practice as well as a background in microbiology and work with a number of no-kill animal shelters in MO and TX.She has been certified by the Canine Rehabilitation Institute (CRI) as a Canine Rehabilitation Therapist and has returned to East Lake to offer rehabilitation services. Other special interests include canine reproduction and  sports medicine.


Dr. Mercer shares her life with a "pack" of sighthounds (Irish Wolfhounds, Salukis, and Afghan hounds) who participate in a variety of competitive sports, including lure coursing, amateur dog racing and open field coursing, as well as AKC conformation shows.

Rounding out the household is a small herd of sheep and goats and their own guard donkey, Mabel.

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