Lindsay Welcomes New Associate Veterinarian


Pioneering Wildlife and Rehabilitation Center Hires Experienced Florida-Based Vet Who Begins in August

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., June 20, 2016 —Lindsay Wildlife Experience is pleased to announce Dr. Allison Daugherty, as the new associate veterinarian at Lindsay Wildlife Rehabilitation Hospital. She Allison-Daugherty-9-9-15-797x1024starts Aug. 1.

“Wildlife and conservation medicine has been my passion for a long time, and I am so excited to be joining the Lindsay Wildlife team!” said Daugherty.

Daugherty joins Lindsay’s Director of Veterinary Services, Dr. Guthrum Purdin, and will help execute Lindsay’s premier veterinary medical program—one of the few in the nation—provide care to the more than 5,500 animal patients brought to the hospital each year.

“Dr. Daugherty has an amazing background in wild animal medicine,” Purdin said. “I’m really looking forward to her joining Lindsay Wildlife.”

Daugherty comes to Lindsay fresh off her internship at the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW) in Sanibel Island; FL. Daugherty has an extensive background in animal and wildlife medicine with stints at Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, The St. Louis Zoo, Midwest Bird and Exotic Animal Hospital, Tuft’s Wildlife Clinic and Disney’s Animal Kingdom. She earned a bachelor’s degree in anthropology-zoology from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

She will be relocating to the Walnut Creek area with “my three cats, my red-footed tortoise and my significant other.”


About Lindsay Wildlife Experience:
Lindsay connects people with wildlife to inspire responsibility and respect for the world we share. It is a unique natural history and environmental education center where wild live animals are just inches away from visitors. It serves more than 100,000 children and adults and treats more than 5,500 animals each year at the first wildlife rehabilitation hospital established in the U.S. To learn more go to