Dr. Lauren Freeman

Dr. Lauren Freeman graduated from the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2019 and has spent the last 4 years practicing small animal medicine in the Nashville area.
She is from Birmingham, Alabama originally and went to the University of Alabama for her Bachelor of Science degree – roll tide! Dr. Freeman’s medical interests include internal medicine, feline medicine, and soft tissue surgery. She is passionate about client education and loving people well through helping their pets.
Dr. Freeman lives in Bellevue with her husband and their three kitties, Mr. Darcy, Bennet, and Mr. Bingley. They also have 2 rescue dogs: Churro, a Dutch shepherd, and Emmy Lou, a Dalmatian. Outside of work, Dr. Freeman is very active at her church and teaches Kindergarten Sunday school. She also enjoys running, gardening, going to concerts, and finding new restaurants and coffee shops in Nashville to try.

Dr. Simone Godwin

Dr. Godwin is a Tennessee native, born in Memphis and now residing in Burns. She received a dual Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine and Master of Public Health from University of Tennessee, and she also holds a Master of Science in Nutrition Science from University of Memphis. When Dr. Godwin isn’t helping out on Saturday mornings, she works as as an epidemiologist at the Tennessee Department of Health, where she serves as the Outbreak Coordinator for the Healthcare Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance program. Dr. Godwin loves working with goats, sheep, llamas, and alpacas and has her own zoo of 3 cats, 2 rabbits, 2 rats, 5 chickens, and a ball python.

Dr. Allison Peeler

Allison Peeler grew up on a farm in Franklin, TN. Since she can remember her desired profession has been veterinary medicine. As a child she raised calves, fostered shelter kittens, nursed chickens back to health, and did generally anything she could to be around animals. She attended Maryville College (Go Scots!) for undergraduate and graduated in 2020 with her DVM from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine in Knoxville. Dr. Peeler and her husband have a house full of pets: dogs (Jax, Wynn, Max, Obi, and Fig), cats (Kai, Kitten, Cheese, and Liam), a horse (Chilly), a fish, and rats. Dr. Peeler loves client education and empowering pet “paw-rents” with the knowledge of how to keep their pets as healthy as possible. Dr. Peeler has a special interest in behavioral medicine, internal medicine, and surgery.

Dr. Meg Roth

Dr. Meg Roth moved to Nashville after graduating from Colorado State University School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in 2015. She is originally from Lexington, KY by way of Richmond, VA and attended college at the University of Virginia. Her special interests include internal medicine, surgery, veterinary acupuncture and pain management. Dr. Roth spends her spare time chasing around her four 2-legged kids (ages 8, 6, 4, 2), and her two 4-legged fur kids (a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel named Clementine and a former cleft-palate kitty named Mouth). She can frequently be found outdoors where she enjoys hiking, fly fishing, and otherwise spending time in the sunshine.

The Team

Our veterinary support staff consists of receptionists, kennel techs, and veterinary assistants. They are the backbone of this clinic and make sure your pets receive the care they deserve. They work tirelessly (often around the clock) to provide quality care. We treat your pets as our own. Whether it’s a bath, an annual, a sick appointment, or surgery, our staff is ready to make your pet feel right at home so you know they’re safe. Because for our staff, pets are people too.


Here are some pictures of our awesome team at work!