Veterinary Advisor

Dr. Laura Grigsby


Dr. Laura Grigsby has recently retired from Northlake Animal Hospital. She is continuing her precious donation of wisdom and expertise to Genesis Assistance Dogs, Inc. serving as our Veterinary Advisor. In this capacity, Genesis consults with Dr. Grigsby on the general health and well-being of their assistance dogs in Florida in training and those placed with clients; specialized issues as they may arise with a dog; acquiring new dogs for entry into the Genesis training program; and program protocol.

Dr. Grigsby was born and raised in Florence, Alabama. She expressed her desire to become a veterinarian in the first grade and stayed true to her dream. She graduated from Auburn University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1979 and was with Northlake Animal Hospital from that time. Her areas of interest are preventive medicine and dental care.

She is married to her high school sweetheart, and has a son and daughter who are currently attending Florida State University. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, kayaking, fishing and reading. She lives with Mr. Bojangles – a Golden Retriever, Pearl – a Black Labrador, and Jack Sparrow – a Maine Coon.

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