|Meet the Staff
Dr. Dorothy Brinker, DVM
Dr. Brinker grew up in Webster Groves, MO. She graduated from
Webster Groves High School and went on to attend the University
of Missouri - Columbia. After acceptance into Mizzou's College of
Veterinary Medicine, she graduated in 1980 with dual degrees:
Bachelor of Science in Agriculture/Animal Science and Doctor of
Veterinary Medicine. Returning to Washington, MO, she began her
own veterinary practice - the first female veterinarian in Franklin
County. Dr. Brinker is married and the proud mother of 4 children
- 2 sons and twin daughters. She was honored to be chosen a 5
star veterinarian by St. Louis Magazine. Her interests include
Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, gardening, reading, cooking, and
bell and singing choirs at church.
Dr. Sarah Goodman, DVM
Meet the newest member of the staff -
Dr. Goodman, formerly Sarah Pickett, grew up in Union, MO. She
graduated from Union High School in 2004 and attended East
Central College for 1 year. Sarah then transferred to University of
Missouri - Columbia to study animal science. She was accepted
into the College of Veterinary Medicine and graduated in May of
2011. Dr. Goodman has actually been "on staff" since she was a
senior in high school, participating in the Health Occupations
Program. Sarah and her husband have made their home in
Beaufort, MO. In her free time, Dr. Goodman enjoys cooking,
reading, animals, and spending time with family.
|Mary Brinker, Assistant
Mary grew up in Kirkwood, MO and graduated from John F.
Kennedy High School in Manchester, MO. She moved to
Washington, MO in 1986. Mary joined the practice in July, 2004.
Her responsibilities include: scheduling appointments, assisting
the doctors, and general office duties. Mary and her husband have
5 grown sons. She is the proud grandmother of 5 little ones and
will be more than happy to show you pictures! Mary enjoys babies,
her dog and cats, reading, and spending time with her family.