Dear cherished clients,
For the past 12 years I have had the privilege of becoming a part of the lives of so many wonderful patients and their owners. It is now time for me to move on to the next stage of my life which includes a move away from this incredible community to be closer to my family. As I head off to this new adventure it is certainly bittersweet, hard to imagine leaving everyone but so exciting to see what is next. Thank you all for your trust in me, your support of me and for making this place my home through good and bad. I will forever be thankful to have been part of this community and no matter where I end up I will always cherish my time here. It has been funny and sad and at times unbelievable. It has been amazing.
Although I am sad to be leaving All Animals, I am leaving you in great hands. Dr. Shontz, Dr. Hampton, and our incredible support staff will continue to be stable presences, still providing the wonderful, personal service that you have grown to expect and very much deserve. Dr. Hampton will continue to manage those patients on integrative medicine plans, and I will be sharing those cases with her prior to my departure on June 30.
We are also excited to welcome Dr. Mithra Nalluri as our new full-time associate. She is coming to us with years of experience, quality medicine and surgery skills, and great enthusiasm. Dr. Nalluri is excited to meet all of you and is looking forward to the wags and kisses that have greeted me for years. Please welcome her with open arms—I feel certain she will welcome you and your pets with an open heart.
Again, thank you so much for all the years of trust, friendship, and kindness. I will miss you and your pets and I assure you that they will continue to be in good hands.
Dr. Jennifer Derby