Dr. Linda grew up in the military. Her father was in the Air Force. She settled in Phoenix, Arizona in 1978. She received her undergraduate degree and her U.S. Army commission at Colorado State University. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Zoology, a Master of Arts in Education and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Iowa State University.
Dr. Linda has a special interest in exotic animal and wildlife husbandry and veterinary medicine. She has spent time training in exotic animal medicine in Australia, Africa, Papua New Guinea and the Dominican Republic. She also has received superior exotic animal medicine training from U.S. esteemed colleagues.
Dr. Linda owns several rehomed animals, is married and has a daughter. She looks forward to serving you, your animals and the Payson area with your veterinary needs through Payson Pet Care.
Along with local and national veterinary chapters, Dr. Linda is also affiliated with:
-Association of Reptile and Amphibian Veterinarians
-Association of Avian Veterinarians
-Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians
-American Association of Zoo Veterinarians
-Christian Veterinary Mission