About Us

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. Recently, she was blessed with a grandson.

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.


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 8 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.



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