Dr. Strickler, DACVB is co-owner of Instinct Nashville, and is the owner and primary clinician at Veterinary Behavior Services, where she provides clients with veterinary behavior consultations and support.
Dr. Strickler is a board-certified Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists (DACVB). Dr. Strickler is also certified as a behavior consultant through the IAABC (International Association of Behavior Consultants). Dr. Strickler served as an adjunct professor at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine for five years. She is an active lecturer to veterinarians and staff both nationally and regionally on veterinary behavior topics.
Dr. Strickler received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Westminster College in northwestern Pennsylvania and her Masters degree in Psychology from Penn State University. She received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. She completed her specialty training in veterinary behavior at Appalachian Veterinary Specialists in Knoxville, TN. Because of her background of experience in both human psychology and animal behavior, Dr. Strickler brings a unique combination of knowledge, skill and compassion to her treatment of her patients.