Dr. Chris Erdman
Dr. Chris Erdman was born in Eau Claire, Wisconsin and grew up in Hayward, Wisconsin (northwestern Wisconsin). He worked with veterinarians on dairy farms thoughout high school and college. Dr. Erdman studied pre-veterinary medicine at the University of Wisconsin and majored in agriculture and biochemistry. He graduated from Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1977.
Dr. Erdman has practiced in and around Chicago for 20 years, the most recent hospital being Antioch Animal Hospital in Antioch, Illinois. He practiced in Naples, Florida before buying Kings Trail Animal Hospital.
He enjoys traveling with his wife, Jan, who is from Coconut Grove, Florida. Dr. Erdman also enjoys cooking, especially Italian food and makes the best BBQ beef ribs in Jacksonville! Dr. Erdman and Jan have one Norwegian Forest cat, Sissy and two Yorkshire terrorists, Hamton and Charlston.
Tonya has been a receptionist here since 2015 and loves working with a team of professionals that care for the patients as if they are family. After living in Alaska for 20 years she moved to Tallahassee, to thaw out. She has over 10 years experience in the animal health field prior to moving to Jacksonville. She enjoys cycling to and from work on her purple bike. She also likes going antiquing and working in the yard with her husband. She has 4 grown children and 4 cats Finn and Mango, Maine coons, and Minnie and Cadie, who rescued her. She is also owned by a basset hound named Milo.
Nancy has been a receptionist here since 2007. She was born and raised in Ohio and worked for an animal hospital there for 14 years. She has two grown children and 2 grandchildren. She likes to thrift shop and go to Siesta Key every chance she gets, where it's always 5 o'clock. She also has 2 rescue dogs named Sidney Roo and Flossie Jo.
Erin has been a veterinary technician here since 2017. She was born and raised in Atlanta, go Dawgs. She moved to Jacksonville and has worked for 7 years in the veterinary field. She has two children that she loves to explore new places with. She has a Siberian Husky named Swayze and a 173 pound Boerboel named Bane. She likes big mutts and she cannot lie.
Sharon has been a veterinary technician here since 2011. She was raised in Alabama prior to moving to Jacksonville. She has over 30 years experience in the veterinary field. She has 2 children and raises blue ribbon chickens with them. When not at work her love for anything outdoors usually takes her fishing. She has two dogs, Nay Nay and Sparky, and two cats, Ringo and Scat the Cat.
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