Tammy Garr, DVM, CVA


Dr. Garr has been practicing veterinary medicine at The Animal Doctor since August 2000.  She began working part time at Sycamore Animal Hospital in August of 2013.  She completed animal acupuncture course work at the Chi Institute in Reddick, Florida and is certified in Veterinary Acupuncture. She has a special interest in integrative veterinary medicine by combining traditional and herbal medicines along with acupuncture. She grew up in Rockford, Illinois, and received her Bachelors in animal science in 1996 and her veterinary degree from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in 2000.

Her primary focus is canine and feline medicine but Dr. Garr also sees some exotic animal patients. She currently resides in Woodstock and shares her home with her cat, Mattie. She enjoys live music, travel, reading, and spending time with friends and family in Chicago and Rockford.

Memberships and affiliations: 
American Veterinary Medical Association, Chicago Veterinary Medical Association, American Animal Hospital Association