Doug Gilison, Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Gilison received his undergraduate degree from Boston College in 1994 and after several years on Wall Street decided to change directions and enrolled in the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. He received his degree in 2005 and after working in a mixed veterinary practice for 2 years he joined our team at VCA Dover Animal Hospital in 2007. Dr. Gilison received his acupuncture certification from the Chi Institute in 2013. Dr. Gilison uses his skills in mixing Eastern and Western medicine to achieve the best results for his patients. His special interests include caring for senior animals including palliative care, rehabilitation after injury or surgery and client education.

When he is not hard at work at the hospital Dr. Gilison enjoys running, attending sporting events and spending time with his fiancé and their 3 dogs.

Why I do what I do: I pursued a career as a veterinarian to further my desire to help foster the special bond shared between humans and their pets. After growing up on a horse farm, I have developed a great compassion for our four legged friends and I wanted to be able to give back to them and their family members, this is such a rewarding feeling.
 

Doug Gilison

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