About Us

Dr. Dave Brinker

Dr. Dave Brinker, owner and founder of Todds Lane Veterinary Hospital received his undergraduate degree from Miami University (Ohio) in 1976 and worked as a zookeeper at the Columbus Zoo from 1976 – 1978. He graduated from Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1981. After serving as an Army veterinarian at Ft. Monroe and Langley Air Force Base from 1981 – 1984 he practiced as a relief veterinarian for several area practices including the local emergency hospital and spent one year on staff at Pembroke Animal Hospital in Virginia Beach. In addition to treating dogs and cats he works with a wide variety of exotic and “pocket” pets and serves as veterinarian for Busch Gardens Williamsburg and The Virginia Living Museum. Dr. Brinker is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Virginia Veterinary Medical Association, the American Association of Zoo Practitioners, and the Association of Avian Practitioners.