Dr. Gerald Blackburn

Dr. Gerald Blackburn is the owner and Chief of Staff here at Gentle Care Animal Hospital. A 1978 Honors graduate of the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Blackburn has been practicing in the Memphis area since 1979. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA), Tennessee Veterinary Medical Association (TVMA), the Memphis and Shelby County Veterinary Medical Association (MSCVMA), and the Society for Theriogenology (SFT). The focus of his practice includes all aspects of companion animal medicine and surgery, with a special interest in canine reproduction. He accepts referrals nationally and internationally for reproduction services.

Dr. Blackburn lives on a small farm in Shelby County with his wife, Arlene, their two children, and multiple pets.