John Dodson, DVM, graduated from Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 1986. He started with Gettysburg Animal Hospital in 1987 under Dr. Ralph Jackson, and assumed full ownership of the practice in July, 1988. He loves being a veterinarian and is grateful to all his clients for choosing Gettysburg Animal Hospital to provide medical care for their pets. He enjoys all areas of veterinary medicine and has a special interest in soft tissue surgery and orthopedic surgery. He is married with one son, Michael, a junior in college. When he is not practicing veterinary medicine, he is usually jogging, biking, participating in or watching sports, and being a Big Brother in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program.