Dr. Alison Park Pillsbury

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Dr. Alison Park Pillsbury graduated from the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, in 1988. Since graduating she has practiced within the private sector, recently selling her small animal practice, Foothill Veterinary Clinic, which she owned and operated for 13 years. She is currently practicing at Jackson Creek Veterinary Clinic.

During her veterinary career Dr. Pillsbury has been an animal welfare advocate, pursuing community based programs. She volunteers as an adjunct veterinarian for Tri County Wildlife Care and the Amador County Animal Control; is a board member of the Amador County Rabies Task Force, and is currently a director of the Amador County Chamber of Commerce. In 2004, Dr. Pillsbury was awarded the prestigious Golden Nugget Award, given yearly to local unsung heroes for their involvement in government and public service. She volunteered in Mississippi after Katrina and she speaks regularly in local schools at all levels to educate children in the animal welfare arena.

Dr. Pillsbury has established scholarships in her mother's name, such as the Frances Park Pillsbury Memorial Scholarship for the School of Veterinary Medicine, Davis.