Dr. Primm has dreamed of being a veterinarian since the age of five. She grew up in Chattanooga, graduating from Girls Preparatory School, going on to accept 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 1st certified Fear Free(sm) Professional and is now Elite Fear Free Certified. Dr. Primm is also a CVPM (Certified Veterinary Practice Manager) which indicates special training and specialization in making sure that Applebrook is well run and a good value for our clients.
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, and two furry babies: a cat (Scamper) and a dog (Skye). 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!
Look for Dr. Primm…in print.
Woman’s Day (Feb 2014 & June 2015), Prevention (April 2015) and Health Magazine (Sept 2016, Jan 2017 and March 2018). She is featured on the cover of Pet Vet magazine, winter 2019.
Did you know that Dr. Primm is an author too?
Tennessee Tails: Pets and Their People is available in our office and on Amazon and at Barnes and Noble in Hamilton Place. It is a collection of stories about memorable patients and gives a view inside her heart and behind the scenes at Applebrook!
Dr. Pepper wanted to come to Applebrook because he embraces the Fear Free philosophy. He also graduated from Mississippi State University where he completed a degree in Biological Sciences as well as Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. As a grad student, he was also a fellow in Anesthesiology, a skill he brings to Applebrook and all his veterinary work today. He and his wife, Susan, moved here from Starkville, MS with their 6 dogs and cat.
He says that he loves his job and is excited to make all of our patients and clients happy, healthy and Fear Free!
Dr. Mays has worked at Applebrook as a relief vet over the years and she fits in purr-fectly! We are so excited to add her as a permanent Applebrook veterinarian! Dr. Mays loves pets and people alike and prides herself on excellent client education and communication. She values the relationships that she builds with pet owners so that she can be a part of the pets’ health care team!
Dr. LeeAnn Pack grew up in Northeast Arkansas and worked as a human radiology technologist before entering veterinary school. She received her DVM from Louisiana State University, and completed a one-year large animal internship at the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC), Prince Edward Island, Canada.Dr. Pack then completed a diagnostic imaging residency at the University of Georgia in 2001. She is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Radiology (ACVR). As a board certified radiologist, Dr. Pack consults with us on all of our radiographs and provides a diagnostic report to provide the highest standard of care for Applebrook patients.
Brittany is enrolled at Chatt State in the Veterinary Technician Program. She graduates in May and can sit for her licensing board. She was a student intern and we liked her so much, we asker to officially join the Applebrook family!