Dr. Gina Blackwell is originally from Laurel, MS, but has lived in the surrounding area since 1980. She is pleased to join the Oakdale Animal Hospital team and is eager to meet and serve our family of pets and their owners. Her interests include internal medicine, preventive medicine, dermatology, and dental care. She also enjoys working with geriatric patients to help ensure that their quality of life is the best it can be. She graduated from Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2007. Prior to vet school, she was a registered respiratory therapist. Dr. Blackwell’s hobbies include spending time outdoors working in her yard, reading, and spending time with family and friends. She resides in Florence, MS where she shares her small farm with four dogs, one cat, three horses, 13 chickens, and three guineas.