Dr. Melinda Wood hails from the great state of Texas. She grew up on the Gulf coast and completed her undergraduate studies at Texas A&M University at Galveston, majoring in marine biology. She then went on to get her doctorate of veterinary medicine at Texas A&M University in 2013. She has practiced for the past 7 years in the Dallas/Fort Worth area before deciding to taking the opportunity to come be a managing DVM at PVWC. She took on this role in September 2020 and enjoys mentorship and focusing on client experience. Her professional interests include soft tissue surgery, dermatology, and parasitology. In her spare time, Dr. Wood enjoys knitting, drawing/coloring, reading a good book, or cuddling up on the couch with her boyfriend, Marcus, and their fur baby, Bitzy.