Dr. Allison Daugherty, DVM, is the chief veterinarian on-site at Lindsay Wildlife Rehabilitation Hospital. Dr. Daugherty has been with Lindsay since 2016.
Dr. Daugherty first became involved in wildlife rehabilitation as a volunteer at her local rehab center in 2003.
She received a bachelor of science degree in Anthropology-Zoology from the University of Michigan in 2007, and then spent time working in various wildlife-focused organizations, including Disney’s Animal Kingdom, the World Bird Sanctuary and the St. Louis Zoo, before going on to veterinary school in 2010.
After graduating from the University of Missouri-Columbia College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Daugherty worked as a veterinarian in an emergency clinic until starting a Veterinary Internship at the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife in Sanibel, Florida in 2015.
During her time at Lindsay, Dr. Daugherty was part of the rehabilitation of an injured beaver. The release of the beaver in 2017 was the first of that species from Lindsay in more than 20 years.
Dr. Daugherty specializes in turtle and tortoise shell repair.
She resides in Walnut Creek with her husband, cats, and red-footed tortoise.