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Dr. Merrill Irvin
Dr. Tierney
Dr. Allen
We have 7 doctors on staff who work between our two offices:
Dr. Merrill Irvin:
Dr. Irvin is a graduate of UGA and has been practicing veterinary medicine in Charleston, SC, since 1973. He makes his home on Johns Island with a yard full of dogs. He enjoys traveling and is a professional nature photographer in his spare time. Many of his photographs are displayed in both clinics.
Dr. Eve Badger:
Dr. Badger is also a graduate of UGA and a Charleston native. She has been working with us since 1988. She is married and has a daughter as well as two dogs and two cats. She enjoys traveling and doing agility with her dogs.
Dr. Badger with Golden Retriever Leila
Dr. Tracy Jagocki:
Dr. Jagocki is a graduate of UGA and has been practicing in Charleston since 1993. She has seven cats, one rabbit, and enjoys trail riding with her horse, Buckly. She also enjoys karate and earned a black belt in 2010.
Dr. Lauren Tierney:
Dr. Tierney is a graduate of UGA. Originally from Charleston, she returned to our practice after graduating in 2001. Lauren is married, has two boys, two dogs and one cat.
Dr Jagocki with a cat
Dr. Camilla VanLiew:
Dr. VanLiew is a Colorado State Graduate who located to Charleston in 2001. She is married, has two dogs, a cat and a horse. She enjoys riding her horse, Fonzy, competitively in dressage.
Dr. Molly Allen:
Dr. Allen is a graduate of Ohio State College of Veterinary Medicine. She joined our practice in June 2007. Molly is married and has two dogs, Avery, her Greyhound and Piper, a terrier mix, that she adopted from the Charleston Animal Society. She enjoys reading books and spending time on our beaches.
Dr. VanLiew