About Us

Michael Hoover, DVM

Dr. Hoover earned his undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University in 1983; he received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1988 from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine.

Dr. Hoover is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Tennessee Veterinary Medical Association. His special interests in veterinary medicine are exotic animals as well as animal behavior and training.

Dr. Hoover and his wife, Diane Bruner, DVM, have been married for 34 years. They have three adult children. Their pet family is a menagerie including seven dogs, many cats, llamas, miniature donkeys, goats, and chickens. When he is not working at the hospital, Dr. Hoover enjoys reading and traveling, and doing art projects