Dr. Doug Peterson, a native of Lebanon, KY, earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Kentucky and a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine with high honor from Auburn University. He has practiced in Houston, TX and Jefferson City, TN before purchasing Animal Hospital in Bowling Green in 1990. He sold his practice in Bowling Green and moved to Richmond where he practiced at the 24 hour emergency clinic as well as managed 4 veterinary practices before coming to Frankfort Animal Clinic
Dr. Peterson likes all aspects of veterinary medicine and has a special interest in surgery. In addition to practice in the US, he has also practiced in Honduras, El Salvador, and Nicaragua on mission trips. He serves on the board of directors for the Kentucky Veterinary Medical Association currently as the Vice-President.
Dr. Peterson is married to Julie Carr Peterson and has 2 children, Phillip and Kristen, 1 dog and 2 horses. In his spare time he flies hot air balloons commercially and enjoys woodworking and golf.